The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 82 83 87
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Lync 15 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.25% 1.66% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.39% 7.62% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 5
Average salary £24,000 £43,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.18% -38.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -10.52%
Lync
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
203 223 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 16.96% 21.78% 19.43%
Number of salaries quoted 158 145 162
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,350 £55,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Lync
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Lync Salary Trend in Nottingham

Lync
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 43 (87.76%) Microsoft
2 25 (51.02%) Active Directory
2 25 (51.02%) Windows
3 23 (46.94%) VMware
4 22 (44.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (38.78%) VoIP
6 18 (36.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (34.69%) Avaya
7 17 (34.69%) SharePoint
8 16 (32.65%) MS Excel
9 15 (30.61%) MS Exchange
10 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 14 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (28.57%) Unified Communications
10 14 (28.57%) SCCM
11 13 (26.53%) ITIL
11 13 (26.53%) Finance
12 10 (20.41%) PRINCE2
12 10 (20.41%) WAN
13 9 (18.37%) Cisco
13 9 (18.37%) Billing
13 9 (18.37%) Polycom
13 9 (18.37%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (18.37%) Degree
13 9 (18.37%) MobileIron
14 8 (16.33%) Data Centre

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 17 (34.69%) SharePoint
2 15 (30.61%) MS Exchange
3 14 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (10.20%) IIS
5 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (4.08%) Apache
7 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
7 2 (4.08%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 16 (32.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.78%) VoIP
2 14 (28.57%) Unified Communications
3 10 (20.41%) WAN
4 8 (16.33%) LAN
5 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.12%) SAN
7 2 (4.08%) DMZ
7 2 (4.08%) Internet
7 2 (4.08%) Firewall
7 2 (4.08%) VLAN
7 2 (4.08%) DNS
7 2 (4.08%) DHCP
7 2 (4.08%) PBX
7 2 (4.08%) PSTN
7 2 (4.08%) ADSL
7 2 (4.08%) Broadband
8 1 (2.04%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 14 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 14 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Support Technician
2 10 (20.41%) Consultant
3 7 (14.29%) Communications Manager
3 7 (14.29%) Unified Communications Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) ICT Technician
5 4 (8.16%) IT Support
5 4 (8.16%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.04%) Office 365 Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) HTML
2 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) Windows
2 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.08%) UNIX
4 2 (4.08%) Solaris
4 2 (4.08%) Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) ITIL
2 10 (20.41%) PRINCE2
3 2 (4.08%) CRM
3 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.08%) Six Sigma
3 2 (4.08%) Project Management
3 2 (4.08%) Change Management
3 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
3 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
3 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
3 2 (4.08%) ITIL V3
3 2 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.04%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) VB
2 6 (12.24%) SQL
3 3 (6.12%) VBA
4 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.08%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (18.37%) Degree
3 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (6.12%) MCSE
5 3 (6.12%) MCSA
6 2 (4.08%) MCITP
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certified Architect
System Software
1 25 (51.02%) Active Directory
2 22 (44.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (28.57%) SCCM
2 7 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 43 (87.76%) Microsoft
2 23 (46.94%) VMware
3 17 (34.69%) Avaya
4 9 (18.37%) Cisco
4 9 (18.37%) Polycom
4 9 (18.37%) MobileIron
5 8 (16.33%) Citrix
6 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle
6 2 (4.08%) EMC
7 1 (2.04%) Cognizant