The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 65 63 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Lync 2 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.31% 0.53% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.82% 3.30% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 9
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Application Platforms Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
110 91 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.32% 16.19% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 90 76 171
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Lync
North West

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Lync
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Merseyside region.

Lync Salary Trend in Merseyside

Lync
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
(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
Liverpool -1 2 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Lync
North West

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) MCTS
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Sage
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) CCDA

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SalesLogix
1 1 (25.00%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) CCDA
3 1 (25.00%) CCDP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Sage
Liverpool
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35,000 circa
Posted: 11 days ago