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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 154 131 160
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +29
Permanent jobs citing Lync 28 51 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 1.31% 0.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.98% 6.48% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12 48 24
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 £26,650 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
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
704 787 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.74% 20.17% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 581 670 715
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 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 3 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 - 2 £37,500 - 1
Lync
North West

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 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 32 (54.24%) MS Exchange
2 31 (52.54%) Microsoft
3 28 (47.46%) Windows
4 22 (37.29%) Cisco
5 21 (35.59%) SharePoint
6 19 (32.20%) VMware
7 18 (30.51%) ITIL
7 18 (30.51%) DNS
7 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
9 15 (25.42%) DHCP
9 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (23.73%) SLA
11 13 (22.03%) Advertising
11 13 (22.03%) IBM
11 13 (22.03%) Hyper-V
12 12 (20.34%) Citrix
12 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
13 11 (18.64%) WAN
13 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (18.64%) Dell
14 10 (16.95%) Lotus
14 10 (16.95%) LAN
14 10 (16.95%) IBM Notes
14 10 (16.95%) IronPort
14 10 (16.95%) AirWatch
15 9 (15.25%) Unified Communications
15 9 (15.25%) MCITP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (54.24%) MS Exchange
2 21 (35.59%) SharePoint
3 16 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (16.95%) IBM Notes
5 5 (8.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (8.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.39%) WorkSite
6 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.39%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
3 2 (3.39%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Office 365
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) SaaS
3 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) DNS
2 15 (25.42%) DHCP
3 11 (18.64%) WAN
4 10 (16.95%) LAN
5 9 (15.25%) Unified Communications
6 7 (11.86%) PBX
6 7 (11.86%) VoIP
7 5 (8.47%) MPLS
7 5 (8.47%) DPNSS
7 5 (8.47%) QSIG
8 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.39%) VPN
9 2 (3.39%) SAN
9 2 (3.39%) Internet
10 1 (1.69%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.69%) SSL
10 1 (1.69%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.69%) POP3
10 1 (1.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (22.03%) Advertising
2 5 (8.47%) Law
2 5 (8.47%) Legal
3 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Analyst
2 14 (23.73%) Support Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Messaging Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (10.17%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Unified Communications Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) IT Support
8 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Desktop Support
9 2 (3.39%) Help Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Help Desk Support
9 2 (3.39%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.08%) iPhone
4 1 (1.69%) iPad
4 1 (1.69%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.69%) Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) IVR
4 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (47.46%) Windows
2 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
6 6 (10.17%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.78%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.69%) Android
9 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) ITIL
2 5 (8.47%) Operations Management
3 4 (6.78%) Change Management
4 3 (5.08%) Migration
4 3 (5.08%) TOGAF
4 3 (5.08%) Service Management
4 3 (5.08%) Time Management
4 3 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (5.08%) Line Management
4 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.08%) Coaching
5 2 (3.39%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (3.39%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (3.39%) CRM
5 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.69%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) SQL
1 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (15.25%) CCNA
2 9 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (15.25%) MCSA
2 9 (15.25%) MCITP
3 8 (13.56%) MCSE
4 6 (10.17%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (6.78%) MCP
5 4 (6.78%) Degree
5 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.08%) CCNP
7 2 (3.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.73%) SLA
2 6 (10.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.03%) Hyper-V
3 8 (13.56%) XenApp
4 6 (10.17%) XenDesktop
4 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (6.78%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.08%) XenServer
6 3 (5.08%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.39%) Firmware
8 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) AirWatch
2 8 (13.56%) SCCM
3 3 (5.08%) WSUS
4 1 (1.69%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.69%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 31 (52.54%) Microsoft
2 22 (37.29%) Cisco
3 19 (32.20%) VMware
4 13 (22.03%) IBM
5 12 (20.34%) Citrix
6 11 (18.64%) Dell
7 10 (16.95%) IronPort
7 10 (16.95%) Lotus
8 5 (8.47%) Avaya
8 5 (8.47%) HP
9 3 (5.08%) SAP
9 3 (5.08%) Veeam
10 2 (3.39%) Interwoven
10 2 (3.39%) NetApp
11 1 (1.69%) CommVault
11 1 (1.69%) Polycom
11 1 (1.69%) AppSense
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year plus Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GMC
Salary: circa £37,000 to £40,000 + benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + bens + flexi-time
Posted: 26 days ago