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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 170 141 150
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +9
Permanent jobs citing Lync 22 36 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% 0.97% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.40% 4.68% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 42
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,000 £32,620
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £66,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.12%
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
918 770 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.90% 20.72% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 800 658 801
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +0.73%

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 December 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Manchester

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
2 23 (56.10%) Windows
3 20 (48.78%) SharePoint
4 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
5 17 (41.46%) Citrix
6 15 (36.59%) VMware
7 14 (34.15%) MS Exchange
7 14 (34.15%) Hyper-V
8 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
9 11 (26.83%) SQL
9 11 (26.83%) Cisco
9 11 (26.83%) SCCM
10 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (21.95%) XenApp
11 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (19.51%) MCSE
12 8 (19.51%) Unified Communications
12 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (17.07%) ITIL
13 7 (17.07%) VoIP
13 7 (17.07%) HP
13 7 (17.07%) Dell
13 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (17.07%) Office 365
14 6 (14.63%) MCSA
14 6 (14.63%) DHCP
14 6 (14.63%) DNS
15 5 (12.20%) IIS

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (48.78%) SharePoint
2 14 (34.15%) MS Exchange
3 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (12.20%) IIS
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.44%) MS Project Server
6 1 (2.44%) WorkSite
6 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Project
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) Unified Communications
2 7 (17.07%) VoIP
3 6 (14.63%) DHCP
3 6 (14.63%) DNS
4 4 (9.76%) NetScaler
5 3 (7.32%) LAN
6 2 (4.88%) WAN
6 2 (4.88%) SAN
6 2 (4.88%) VPN
7 1 (2.44%) DMZ
7 1 (2.44%) Internet
7 1 (2.44%) MPLS
7 1 (2.44%) Firewall
7 1 (2.44%) Wireless
7 1 (2.44%) NAS
7 1 (2.44%) WLAN
7 1 (2.44%) SNMP
7 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.32%) Law
1 3 (7.32%) Legal
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.44%) Back Office
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Consultant
2 7 (17.07%) Project Manager
3 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) IT Support
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Exchange Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Operations Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) XMPP
2 1 (2.44%) WCF
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) EqualLogic
2 3 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (7.32%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.44%) Handset
3 1 (2.44%) SecurID
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.44%) Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) ITIL
2 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
2 4 (9.76%) Project Management
3 3 (7.32%) CRM
4 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
4 2 (4.88%) Document Management
4 2 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.44%) Line Management
5 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.44%) Coaching
5 1 (2.44%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.44%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.44%) Service Management
5 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.44%) Release Management
5 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C
2 1 (2.44%) C#
2 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (19.51%) MCSE
3 6 (14.63%) MCSA
4 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) Degree
6 1 (2.44%) MCP
6 1 (2.44%) MCSD
6 1 (2.44%) VCDX
6 1 (2.44%) VCP4
6 1 (2.44%) VCAP
6 1 (2.44%) CCEE
6 1 (2.44%) CCAA
6 1 (2.44%) CCIA
6 1 (2.44%) VCP5
6 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.44%) ISEB
6 1 (2.44%) CCA
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
2 14 (34.15%) Hyper-V
3 9 (21.95%) XenApp
4 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (12.20%) XenDesktop
6 4 (9.76%) vSphere
7 1 (2.44%) UAG
7 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.44%) vCloud
7 1 (2.44%) XenServer
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) SCOM
2 2 (4.88%) SCVMM
2 2 (4.88%) SCDPM
2 2 (4.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.44%) SCSM
3 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.44%) WSUS
3 1 (2.44%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
2 17 (41.46%) Citrix
3 15 (36.59%) VMware
4 11 (26.83%) Cisco
5 7 (17.07%) HP
5 7 (17.07%) Dell
6 4 (9.76%) Mitel
6 4 (9.76%) Fortinet
7 3 (7.32%) AppSense
8 2 (4.88%) Polycom
8 2 (4.88%) NetApp
8 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (4.88%) Symantec
9 1 (2.44%) McAfee
9 1 (2.44%) Sophos
9 1 (2.44%) IBM
9 1 (2.44%) Tandberg
9 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.44%) Interwoven
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