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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 164 149 166
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Permanent jobs citing Lync 17 39 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.51% 0.98% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.41% 4.99% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 27
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £44,100
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -8.60%
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
705 782 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.23% 19.64% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 593 644 726
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,944 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 May 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Manchester

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 28 (52.83%) MS Exchange
2 27 (50.94%) Microsoft
3 25 (47.17%) Windows
4 23 (43.40%) SharePoint
5 21 (39.62%) Cisco
6 17 (32.08%) VMware
7 16 (30.19%) ITIL
7 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
8 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (26.42%) Hyper-V
9 13 (24.53%) Advertising
9 13 (24.53%) DNS
9 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (22.64%) SLA
10 12 (22.64%) Citrix
10 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (20.75%) Dell
11 11 (20.75%) DHCP
11 11 (20.75%) MCSA
11 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
11 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (18.87%) AirWatch
12 10 (18.87%) IBM Notes
12 10 (18.87%) MCSE
12 10 (18.87%) IBM
12 10 (18.87%) Lotus
12 10 (18.87%) IronPort
12 10 (18.87%) SCCM
13 9 (16.98%) CCNA

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 28 (52.83%) MS Exchange
2 23 (43.40%) SharePoint
3 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (18.87%) IBM Notes
6 5 (9.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (9.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (5.66%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (3.77%) WorkSite
9 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
3 2 (3.77%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) IaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) DNS
2 11 (20.75%) DHCP
3 9 (16.98%) WAN
3 9 (16.98%) LAN
4 7 (13.21%) Unified Communications
4 7 (13.21%) PBX
4 7 (13.21%) VoIP
5 5 (9.43%) DPNSS
5 5 (9.43%) QSIG
6 4 (7.55%) MPLS
7 2 (3.77%) SAN
8 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.89%) Firewall
8 1 (1.89%) Wireless
8 1 (1.89%) IMAP
8 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.89%) POP3
8 1 (1.89%) SMTP
General
1 13 (24.53%) Advertising
2 4 (7.55%) Legal
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Support Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Messaging Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (11.32%) Consultant
5 6 (11.32%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) IT Support
7 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Support Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Client/Server
1 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.66%) iPhone
3 1 (1.89%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.89%) iPad
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) IVR
3 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
5 6 (11.32%) Windows 8
6 4 (7.55%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.77%) Linux
8 2 (3.77%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) ITIL
2 5 (9.43%) Operations Management
3 3 (5.66%) Change Management
4 2 (3.77%) Project Management
4 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.77%) Performance Management
4 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.77%) Service Management
4 2 (3.77%) Line Management
4 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (3.77%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.89%) Network Management
5 1 (1.89%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.89%) High Availability
5 1 (1.89%) Change Control
5 1 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.89%) TOGAF
5 1 (1.89%) Migration
5 1 (1.89%) ITSM
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (20.75%) MCSA
3 10 (18.87%) MCSE
4 9 (16.98%) CCNA
4 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (11.32%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (11.32%) MCITP
6 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
6 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.66%) MCP
7 3 (5.66%) CCNP
8 2 (3.77%) Degree
9 1 (1.89%) VCP5
9 1 (1.89%) VCP4
9 1 (1.89%) VCAP
9 1 (1.89%) CCEE
9 1 (1.89%) CCAA
9 1 (1.89%) CCIA
9 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) SLA
2 6 (11.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
2 14 (26.42%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.55%) XenDesktop
4 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.77%) Firmware
5 2 (3.77%) XenApp
5 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.89%) vCloud
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.89%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) AirWatch
1 10 (18.87%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) Microsoft
2 21 (39.62%) Cisco
3 17 (32.08%) VMware
4 12 (22.64%) Citrix
5 11 (20.75%) Dell
6 10 (18.87%) IBM
6 10 (18.87%) Lotus
6 10 (18.87%) IronPort
7 5 (9.43%) HP
8 4 (7.55%) Avaya
9 2 (3.77%) NetApp
9 2 (3.77%) Interwoven
10 1 (1.89%) AppSense
10 1 (1.89%) Polycom
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Centric Resource
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Frontline Consultancy
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Handforth, near Manchester
Frontline Consultancy
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
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Posted: 9 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year plus Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus, 25 days holiday
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Greater Manchester
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