The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 158 159 160
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Lync 28 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.69% 0.73% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.67% 3.83% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 9
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +54.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,541 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £29,310
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
762 783 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 18.83% 19.08% 19.91%
Number of salaries quoted 613 658 681
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £45,050 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Lync
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Rochdale 0 1 £33,000 -34.00%
Stockport - 1 £47,500 -
Lync
North West

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 60 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 44 (67.69%) MS Exchange
3 30 (46.15%) Windows
4 26 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 25 (38.46%) SharePoint
6 22 (33.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (30.77%) VMware
8 19 (29.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 18 (27.69%) Office 365
9 18 (27.69%) Citrix
9 18 (27.69%) MCSE
10 17 (26.15%) NetApp
11 16 (24.62%) Migration
11 16 (24.62%) MCITP
11 16 (24.62%) Hyper-V
12 15 (23.08%) Active Directory
12 15 (23.08%) Cisco
13 14 (21.54%) ITIL
13 14 (21.54%) MS Office
13 14 (21.54%) Unified Communications
14 13 (20.00%) Avaya
14 13 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (18.46%) DNS
16 11 (16.92%) CCNA
16 11 (16.92%) Change Management
16 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
17 10 (15.38%) SQL

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 44 (67.69%) MS Exchange
2 25 (38.46%) SharePoint
3 22 (33.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (29.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (12.31%) IBM Notes
6 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (6.15%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (4.62%) CMS
8 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (4.62%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (3.08%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (21.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.69%) Office 365
2 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.77%) SaaS
4 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) Unified Communications
2 12 (18.46%) DNS
3 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.77%) VPN
5 6 (9.23%) DHCP
6 5 (7.69%) SSL
6 5 (7.69%) MPLS
7 4 (6.15%) Internet
7 4 (6.15%) Firewall
8 3 (4.62%) Wireless
9 2 (3.08%) LAN
9 2 (3.08%) VoIP
9 2 (3.08%) WAN
9 2 (3.08%) SMTP
10 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.54%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (1.54%) ADSL
10 1 (1.54%) 3G
10 1 (1.54%) SAN
10 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Billing
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (47.69%) Consultant
2 18 (27.69%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (12.31%) Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Tester
7 3 (4.62%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Head of Development
7 3 (4.62%) Head of Software Development
8 2 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Exchange Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) Technical Tester
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.08%) Exchange Administrator
8 2 (3.08%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
1 3 (4.62%) SOAP
1 3 (4.62%) Web Services
1 3 (4.62%) XML
1 3 (4.62%) .NET
1 3 (4.62%) RESTful
1 3 (4.62%) WCF
1 3 (4.62%) jQuery
2 1 (1.54%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) HP StorageWorks
1 4 (6.15%) FlexPod
2 3 (4.62%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.62%) iPhone
3 2 (3.08%) iPad
4 1 (1.54%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.54%) Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) PKI
4 1 (1.54%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.15%) Windows
2 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (9.23%) Windows 7
5 6 (9.23%) Linux
6 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.62%) Android
7 2 (3.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Migration
2 14 (21.54%) ITIL
3 11 (16.92%) Change Management
4 9 (13.85%) Project Management
5 7 (10.77%) CRM
5 7 (10.77%) Problem Management
6 5 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.15%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.15%) Product Management
7 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.62%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Workforce Management Optimization
9 2 (3.08%) Performance Testing
9 2 (3.08%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.08%) Service Management
9 2 (3.08%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) SQL
2 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.15%) PHP
4 3 (4.62%) C#
4 3 (4.62%) Delphi
4 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (27.69%) MCSE
3 16 (24.62%) MCITP
4 13 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (16.92%) CCNA
6 6 (9.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (7.69%) MCP
7 5 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (7.69%) CCEE
7 5 (7.69%) Degree
8 4 (6.15%) HP AIS
8 4 (6.15%) HP ASE
8 4 (6.15%) NCIE
8 4 (6.15%) CCA
8 4 (6.15%) MCSA
8 4 (6.15%) JNCIS
9 3 (4.62%) CCNP
9 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.54%) MCTS
10 1 (1.54%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
2 4 (6.15%) QA
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) Hyper-V
2 15 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.62%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.08%) vSphere
5 2 (3.08%) XenApp
6 1 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.54%) XenServer
6 1 (1.54%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.54%) OpenView
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.54%) Windows Intune
2 1 (1.54%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 60 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 20 (30.77%) VMware
3 18 (27.69%) Citrix
4 17 (26.15%) NetApp
5 15 (23.08%) Cisco
6 13 (20.00%) Avaya
7 8 (12.31%) Lotus
8 7 (10.77%) Juniper
8 7 (10.77%) HP
9 5 (7.69%) Dell
9 5 (7.69%) EMC
10 4 (6.15%) 3PAR
10 4 (6.15%) Brocade
10 4 (6.15%) Mitel
11 3 (4.62%) F5
11 3 (4.62%) Verint
12 2 (3.08%) RightFax
13 1 (1.54%) Symantec
13 1 (1.54%) BMC
13 1 (1.54%) McAfee
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Actis Recruitment.
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
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Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
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