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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 148 144 172
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +28
Permanent jobs citing Lync 32 42 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.90% 1.05% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.49% 5.10% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 18 41 14
Average salary £36,500 £46,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.50% +7.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £32,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -12.62%
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
712 824 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.92% 20.56% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 571 692 668
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Bolton - 4 £37,500 -
Lync
North West

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 32 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 30 (53.57%) Windows
4 25 (44.64%) DNS
4 25 (44.64%) Active Directory
5 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (35.71%) DHCP
6 20 (35.71%) SharePoint
7 19 (33.93%) ITIL
7 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (32.14%) Cisco
8 18 (32.14%) VMware
9 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (21.43%) MCSE
10 12 (21.43%) SLA
10 12 (21.43%) Hyper-V
11 11 (19.64%) Unified Communications
11 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
12 10 (17.86%) Citrix
12 10 (17.86%) IBM
13 9 (16.07%) MCSA
13 9 (16.07%) Advertising
13 9 (16.07%) MCITP
13 9 (16.07%) Windows 7
14 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
14 8 (14.29%) Windows 8
14 8 (14.29%) XenApp

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 20 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 20 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (12.50%) IBM Notes
5 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (10.71%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.79%) WorkSite
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Office 365
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (44.64%) DNS
2 20 (35.71%) DHCP
3 11 (19.64%) Unified Communications
4 8 (14.29%) WAN
5 7 (12.50%) LAN
6 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 6 (10.71%) VoIP
7 5 (8.93%) PBX
7 5 (8.93%) Internet
7 5 (8.93%) MPLS
8 4 (7.14%) SSL
9 3 (5.36%) DPNSS
9 3 (5.36%) QSIG
10 2 (3.57%) SAN
10 2 (3.57%) VPN
11 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.79%) POP3
11 1 (1.79%) SMTP
11 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
11 1 (1.79%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (16.07%) Advertising
2 5 (8.93%) Law
3 4 (7.14%) Legal
3 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Consultant
4 7 (12.50%) Messaging Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Unified Communications Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Support Specialist
6 4 (7.14%) Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) IT Support
7 3 (5.36%) Active Directory Specialist
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Network Administrator
8 2 (3.57%) Administrator
8 2 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.79%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) IVR
3 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (53.57%) Windows
2 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (16.07%) Windows 7
6 8 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.79%) Android
8 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) ITIL
2 5 (8.93%) CRM
2 5 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 4 (7.14%) Coaching
3 4 (7.14%) Service Management
3 4 (7.14%) Change Management
3 4 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.36%) Operations Management
4 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.36%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (5.36%) Line Management
4 3 (5.36%) Migration
4 3 (5.36%) Time Management
5 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.79%) ITSM
6 1 (1.79%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (21.43%) MCSE
3 9 (16.07%) MCSA
3 9 (16.07%) MCITP
4 7 (12.50%) CCNA
4 7 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (10.71%) MCP
6 5 (8.93%) Degree
7 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (5.36%) CCNP
8 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.57%) MCTS
10 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) SLA
2 4 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (44.64%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 8 (14.29%) XenApp
4 6 (10.71%) XenDesktop
4 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 4 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (7.14%) XenServer
6 2 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) AirWatch
2 5 (8.93%) SCCM
3 4 (7.14%) WSUS
4 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.79%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (32.14%) Cisco
2 18 (32.14%) VMware
3 10 (17.86%) IBM
3 10 (17.86%) Citrix
4 8 (14.29%) Dell
5 7 (12.50%) IronPort
5 7 (12.50%) Lotus
6 5 (8.93%) Avaya
6 5 (8.93%) HP
7 3 (5.36%) SAP
7 3 (5.36%) Veeam
8 2 (3.57%) NetApp
9 1 (1.79%) CommVault
9 1 (1.79%) Polycom
9 1 (1.79%) Interwoven
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