The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 17 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 Newport region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Lync 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 1.97% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.38% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £52,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-8.60% +8.13%
Application Platforms Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
32 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 21.05% 22.03% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 33
Average salary £52,000 £32,500 £34,453
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,139 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £42,500 £43,388
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Lync
South Wales

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Lync
Salary Trend in Newport

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

Lync Salary Trend in Newport

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Newport 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%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) CCAA
4 1 (25.00%) VCP5
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Newport 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 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Head of Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) CCAA
1 1 (25.00%) VCP5
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) AppSense
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix