The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 66 52 65
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs citing Lync 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.34% 0.28% 0.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.55% 1.52% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £80,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +113.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Application Platforms Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
129 66 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 22.24% 18.23% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 111 59 97
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Lync
Merseyside

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Lync
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Liverpool region.

Lync Salary Trend in Liverpool

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync.

1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Unified Communications
3 4 (50.00%) Office 365
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) MCITP
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (25.00%) PowerPivot
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (25.00%) Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) MCSA

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
4 1 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SalesLogix
1 1 (12.50%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Business Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) MCITP
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCDA
3 1 (12.50%) CCDP
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Lotus
4 1 (12.50%) Sage