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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 155 154 165
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Lync 30 33 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.78% 0.81% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.13% 3.87% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 12
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £32,500 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
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
727 852 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 18.79% 20.86% 19.25%
Number of salaries quoted 597 714 625
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £50,000 £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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
1 33 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 30 (58.82%) Windows
2 30 (58.82%) DNS
3 29 (56.86%) MS Exchange
4 22 (43.14%) SharePoint
4 22 (43.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (41.18%) DHCP
6 20 (39.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (37.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (35.29%) ITIL
9 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (29.41%) VMware
10 14 (27.45%) Cisco
10 14 (27.45%) Hyper-V
11 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (23.53%) SLA
12 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
12 12 (23.53%) MCSE
13 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
14 10 (19.61%) Office Communications Server
14 10 (19.61%) Unified Communications
15 9 (17.65%) Windows 8
15 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
15 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (17.65%) Citrix
16 8 (15.69%) Internet
16 8 (15.69%) MCSA
16 8 (15.69%) IBM

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 29 (56.86%) MS Exchange
2 22 (43.14%) SharePoint
2 22 (43.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (37.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (19.61%) Office Communications Server
5 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (9.80%) IBM Notes
7 4 (7.84%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (7.84%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Office 365
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (58.82%) DNS
2 21 (41.18%) DHCP
3 10 (19.61%) Unified Communications
4 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
4 8 (15.69%) Internet
5 7 (13.73%) SSL
6 6 (11.76%) WAN
7 5 (9.80%) LAN
7 5 (9.80%) VoIP
7 5 (9.80%) MPLS
8 4 (7.84%) PBX
9 3 (5.88%) VPN
10 2 (3.92%) SAN
10 2 (3.92%) DPNSS
10 2 (3.92%) QSIG
11 1 (1.96%) Firewall
11 1 (1.96%) VLAN
11 1 (1.96%) VPLS
11 1 (1.96%) IMAP
11 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (13.73%) Advertising
2 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.84%) Law
3 3 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Consultant
3 7 (13.73%) Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Unified Communications Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (9.80%) Support Specialist
5 5 (9.80%) Messaging Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Active Directory Specialist
6 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) IT Support
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Software Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Administrator
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Clustering
1 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.96%) IVR
4 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.96%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (58.82%) Windows
2 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (39.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 9 (17.65%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.96%) Android
7 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) ITIL
2 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
2 6 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.84%) CRM
4 4 (7.84%) Service Management
4 4 (7.84%) Migration
4 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
4 4 (7.84%) Coaching
4 4 (7.84%) TOGAF
5 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (5.88%) Line Management
5 3 (5.88%) Time Management
5 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.88%) Change Management
6 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.92%) System Testing
6 2 (3.92%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
2 7 (13.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (23.53%) MCSE
3 8 (15.69%) MCSA
3 8 (15.69%) MCITP
4 7 (13.73%) MCP
5 6 (11.76%) CCNA
5 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (9.80%) Degree
7 3 (5.88%) CCNP
7 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.92%) MCTS
9 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.53%) SLA
2 3 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 14 (27.45%) Hyper-V
3 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (15.69%) XenApp
5 6 (11.76%) XenDesktop
6 4 (7.84%) XenServer
6 4 (7.84%) VMware ESX
6 4 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.92%) Firmware
8 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) SCCM
1 5 (9.80%) AirWatch
2 4 (7.84%) WSUS
3 1 (1.96%) SCOM
3 1 (1.96%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.96%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (29.41%) VMware
3 14 (27.45%) Cisco
4 9 (17.65%) Citrix
5 8 (15.69%) IBM
6 6 (11.76%) Dell
7 5 (9.80%) Avaya
7 5 (9.80%) IronPort
7 5 (9.80%) Lotus
8 4 (7.84%) NetApp
9 3 (5.88%) Veeam
9 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.88%) SAP
10 1 (1.96%) CommVault
10 1 (1.96%) HP
10 1 (1.96%) Polycom
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