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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 175 161 170
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Lync 20 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.48% 0.48% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.21% 2.51% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 12
Average salary £35,750 £31,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.32% -31.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £53,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.48%
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
905 718 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.72% 19.30% 21.36%
Number of salaries quoted 770 613 749
Average salary £37,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.22% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%

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 20 October 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Manchester

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 39 (60.94%) Microsoft
2 33 (51.56%) MS Exchange
3 30 (46.88%) SharePoint
4 24 (37.50%) Windows
5 22 (34.38%) Unified Communications
6 20 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (28.13%) Hyper-V
8 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
9 16 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 16 (25.00%) Blackberry
10 15 (23.44%) VMware
10 15 (23.44%) SQL
10 15 (23.44%) Citrix
11 14 (21.88%) TCP/IP
11 14 (21.88%) VPN
11 14 (21.88%) DNS
11 14 (21.88%) CRM
11 14 (21.88%) Load Balancing
11 14 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (20.31%) DHCP
12 13 (20.31%) MPLS
13 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (18.75%) Cisco
14 11 (17.19%) Office 365
14 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (14.06%) XenApp
15 9 (14.06%) ITIL
16 8 (12.50%) HP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 33 (51.56%) MS Exchange
2 30 (46.88%) SharePoint
3 20 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (9.38%) IIS
5 6 (9.38%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.56%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.56%) MS Project Server
8 1 (1.56%) WorkSite
Applications
1 16 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
3 3 (4.69%) MS Project
4 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Office 365
2 5 (7.81%) SaaS
3 1 (1.56%) PaaS
3 1 (1.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (34.38%) Unified Communications
2 14 (21.88%) TCP/IP
2 14 (21.88%) VPN
2 14 (21.88%) DNS
3 13 (20.31%) MPLS
3 13 (20.31%) DHCP
4 8 (12.50%) VoIP
5 5 (7.81%) LAN
6 4 (6.25%) WAN
7 3 (4.69%) Firewall
7 3 (4.69%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.13%) H.323
8 2 (3.13%) SAN
8 2 (3.13%) SMTP
8 2 (3.13%) PBX
8 2 (3.13%) PSTN
9 1 (1.56%) WLAN
9 1 (1.56%) SNMP
9 1 (1.56%) DMZ
9 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) MySQL
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (7.81%) Finance
1 5 (7.81%) Marketing
2 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.13%) Law
2 2 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Billing
3 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (14.06%) Analyst
1 9 (14.06%) Consultant
2 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (9.38%) Team Leader
3 6 (9.38%) Project Manager
3 6 (9.38%) Developer
3 6 (9.38%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.81%) Technical Support
4 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Software Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Senior Software Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 5 (7.81%) Exchange Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Messaging Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Specialist
5 4 (6.25%) Product Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) WCF
2 5 (7.81%) jQuery
2 5 (7.81%) RESTful
2 5 (7.81%) Ember.js
2 5 (7.81%) SOAP
2 5 (7.81%) Web Services
3 2 (3.13%) XMPP
4 1 (1.56%) NHibernate
4 1 (1.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.56%) .NET
4 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.94%) PKI
4 4 (6.25%) EqualLogic
4 4 (6.25%) FlexPod
5 3 (4.69%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.56%) CMDB
6 1 (1.56%) Handset
6 1 (1.56%) Tandem
6 1 (1.56%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 24 (37.50%) Windows
2 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) CRM
1 14 (21.88%) Load Balancing
2 9 (14.06%) ITIL
3 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
3 5 (7.81%) OOD
3 5 (7.81%) SOA
3 5 (7.81%) Change Management
3 5 (7.81%) Scrum
3 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (7.81%) TDD
3 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (7.81%) Kanban
3 5 (7.81%) Product Management
3 5 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 4 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.25%) Project Management
5 3 (4.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) SQL
2 6 (9.38%) C#
2 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.81%) PHP
3 5 (7.81%) Delphi
3 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
3 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.50%) Degree
3 7 (10.94%) MCSE
4 6 (9.38%) MCP
4 6 (9.38%) MCITP
5 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.81%) CCNP
6 2 (3.13%) MCTS
7 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.56%) ISEB
7 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.56%) HNC
7 1 (1.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
1 5 (7.81%) QA
System Software
1 18 (28.13%) Hyper-V
2 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
3 9 (14.06%) XenApp
4 7 (10.94%) UAG
5 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (7.81%) vSphere
7 3 (4.69%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.56%) XenServer
8 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) SCCM
2 5 (7.81%) SCOM
2 5 (7.81%) SCVMM
2 5 (7.81%) SCDPM
2 5 (7.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.56%) SCSM
3 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.56%) WSUS
3 1 (1.56%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.56%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 39 (60.94%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.44%) Citrix
2 15 (23.44%) VMware
3 12 (18.75%) Cisco
4 8 (12.50%) HP
5 7 (10.94%) Dell
6 6 (9.38%) NetApp
7 5 (7.81%) Fortinet
8 4 (6.25%) Polycom
8 4 (6.25%) Mitel
9 3 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (3.13%) Symantec
10 2 (3.13%) Siemens
10 2 (3.13%) AppSense
11 1 (1.56%) Interwoven
11 1 (1.56%) Embarcadero
11 1 (1.56%) IBM
11 1 (1.56%) McAfee
11 1 (1.56%) Sophos
11 1 (1.56%) Tandberg
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