The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 159 139 143
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Permanent jobs citing Lync 30 38 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.75% 1.03% 1.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.81% 4.65% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 25 35 48
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,000 £32,008
10% offered a salary of more than £52,600 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Lync
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
788 817 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.68% 22.18% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 707 701 756
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Lync
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Lync Salary Trend in Manchester

Lync
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Manchester

Lync
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 1 £42,500 -
Lync
North West

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
2 24 (47.06%) Windows
3 23 (45.10%) SharePoint
4 20 (39.22%) MS Exchange
5 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
5 18 (35.29%) Citrix
6 16 (31.37%) VMware
7 15 (29.41%) Cisco
7 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 13 (25.49%) SCCM
8 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (23.53%) Hyper-V
9 12 (23.53%) ITIL
9 12 (23.53%) SQL
10 10 (19.61%) VoIP
10 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (17.65%) XenApp
11 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (17.65%) Dell
11 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (15.69%) Unified Communications
13 7 (13.73%) DNS
13 7 (13.73%) HP
13 7 (13.73%) MCSE
14 6 (11.76%) MCSA
14 6 (11.76%) LAN
14 6 (11.76%) DHCP
14 6 (11.76%) IIS
14 6 (11.76%) Project Management

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 23 (45.10%) SharePoint
2 20 (39.22%) MS Exchange
3 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (11.76%) IIS
5 3 (5.88%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.92%) WorkSite
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.92%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.96%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Office
3 2 (3.92%) MS Project
3 2 (3.92%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) IaaS
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
3 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) VoIP
2 8 (15.69%) Unified Communications
3 7 (13.73%) DNS
4 6 (11.76%) LAN
4 6 (11.76%) DHCP
5 5 (9.80%) WAN
6 4 (7.84%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.92%) PBX
7 2 (3.92%) DPNSS
7 2 (3.92%) Wireless
7 2 (3.92%) QSIG
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.96%) Firewall
8 1 (1.96%) DMZ
8 1 (1.96%) SAN
8 1 (1.96%) WLAN
8 1 (1.96%) SNMP
8 1 (1.96%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.80%) Advertising
2 4 (7.84%) Law
2 4 (7.84%) Legal
3 2 (3.92%) Finance
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Analyst
1 10 (19.61%) Consultant
2 9 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) IT Support
7 3 (5.88%) Exchange Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Messaging Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Communications Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Support Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Operations Support Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) XMPP
2 1 (1.96%) WCF
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.96%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) EqualLogic
2 3 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.92%) iPhone
4 1 (1.96%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.96%) iPad
4 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.96%) Handset
4 1 (1.96%) SecurID
4 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) ITIL
2 6 (11.76%) Project Management
3 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
4 4 (7.84%) CRM
5 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.92%) Document Management
5 2 (3.92%) Project Planning
5 2 (3.92%) Operations Management
5 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.92%) Network Management
5 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.92%) Change Control
5 2 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.92%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.96%) Line Management
6 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.96%) Coaching
6 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) C
2 1 (1.96%) C#
2 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.73%) MCSE
3 6 (11.76%) MCSA
3 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.92%) MCP
5 2 (3.92%) CCNA
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.96%) CCEE
6 1 (1.96%) CCAA
6 1 (1.96%) CCIA
6 1 (1.96%) VCP5
6 1 (1.96%) VCAP
6 1 (1.96%) VCDX
6 1 (1.96%) VCP4
6 1 (1.96%) MCITP
6 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 12 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 9 (17.65%) XenApp
4 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (9.80%) XenDesktop
6 4 (7.84%) vSphere
7 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.96%) vCloud
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.96%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) SCSM
2 1 (1.96%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.96%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.96%) WSUS
2 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
2 18 (35.29%) Citrix
3 16 (31.37%) VMware
4 15 (29.41%) Cisco
5 9 (17.65%) Dell
6 7 (13.73%) HP
7 4 (7.84%) IBM
7 4 (7.84%) AppSense
7 4 (7.84%) Mitel
7 4 (7.84%) Fortinet
8 3 (5.88%) IronPort
8 3 (5.88%) Lotus
9 2 (3.92%) Interwoven
9 2 (3.92%) NetApp
10 1 (1.96%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.96%) Polycom
10 1 (1.96%) Tandberg
10 1 (1.96%) Symantec
10 1 (1.96%) Sophos
10 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
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