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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 158 162 163
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Lync 23 28 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.64% 0.70% 0.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.24% 3.66% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 30
Average salary £47,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -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
710 765 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.63% 19.05% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 594 617 678
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -5 1 £45,000 +36.36%
Lync
North West

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
2 24 (48.98%) MS Exchange
2 24 (48.98%) Windows
3 19 (38.78%) Cisco
3 19 (38.78%) VMware
4 18 (36.73%) SharePoint
5 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
6 14 (28.57%) Citrix
7 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
8 11 (22.45%) ITIL
9 10 (20.41%) Dell
9 10 (20.41%) Hyper-V
9 10 (20.41%) SCCM
9 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (20.41%) Advertising
9 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (18.37%) MCSE
10 9 (18.37%) VoIP
11 8 (16.33%) WAN
11 8 (16.33%) LAN
11 8 (16.33%) DNS
11 8 (16.33%) Unified Communications
12 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 7 (14.29%) IronPort
12 7 (14.29%) DHCP
12 7 (14.29%) HP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (48.98%) MS Exchange
2 18 (36.73%) SharePoint
3 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (14.29%) IBM Notes
5 3 (6.12%) IIS
5 3 (6.12%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (4.08%) WorkSite
6 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Office
3 2 (4.08%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
3 1 (2.04%) PaaS
3 1 (2.04%) IaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) VoIP
2 8 (16.33%) WAN
2 8 (16.33%) LAN
2 8 (16.33%) DNS
2 8 (16.33%) Unified Communications
3 7 (14.29%) DHCP
4 5 (10.20%) PBX
4 5 (10.20%) DPNSS
4 5 (10.20%) QSIG
5 1 (2.04%) Firewall
5 1 (2.04%) Wireless
5 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.04%) SAN
5 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.04%) VPN
General
1 10 (20.41%) Advertising
2 3 (6.12%) Law
2 3 (6.12%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Analyst
1 12 (24.49%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (14.29%) Consultant
2 7 (14.29%) Messaging Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) IT Support
6 3 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Communications Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Exchange Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.08%) iPhone
2 2 (4.08%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.04%) iPad
3 1 (2.04%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.98%) Windows
2 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) ITIL
2 5 (10.20%) Operations Management
3 3 (6.12%) Project Management
4 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.08%) CRM
4 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (4.08%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.08%) Line Management
4 2 (4.08%) Performance Management
4 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.08%) Network Management
4 2 (4.08%) Change Control
5 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.04%) Release Management
5 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.04%) Six Sigma
5 1 (2.04%) Service Management
5 1 (2.04%) Change Management
5 1 (2.04%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (18.37%) MCSE
3 7 (14.29%) MCSA
3 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (12.24%) CCNA
4 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (10.20%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.12%) MCITP
7 2 (4.08%) Degree
8 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.04%) CCA
8 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.04%) CCNP
8 1 (2.04%) MCP
8 1 (2.04%) MCSD
8 1 (2.04%) VCDX
8 1 (2.04%) VCP4
8 1 (2.04%) VCAP
8 1 (2.04%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) SLA
2 5 (10.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.41%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.16%) XenApp
3 4 (8.16%) XenDesktop
3 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.08%) vSphere
4 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.04%) vCloud
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) SCCM
2 7 (14.29%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.04%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
2 19 (38.78%) Cisco
2 19 (38.78%) VMware
3 14 (28.57%) Citrix
4 10 (20.41%) Dell
5 7 (14.29%) Lotus
5 7 (14.29%) IBM
5 7 (14.29%) HP
5 7 (14.29%) IronPort
6 2 (4.08%) Mitel
6 2 (4.08%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.08%) Interwoven
6 2 (4.08%) NetApp
7 1 (2.04%) AppSense
Manchester
Streamline Connections
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GMC
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £60k - 65k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Co-operative
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance/benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £32,000 to £34,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago