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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 92 77 86
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Permanent jobs citing Lync 7 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.59% 1.63% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.70% 7.73% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 4
Average salary £24,000 £42,250 £71,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.19% -40.70%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
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
189 207 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 15.99% 21.14% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 160 139 146
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,050 £55,000 £50,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 July 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 39 (88.64%) Microsoft
2 22 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (50.00%) Windows
3 19 (43.18%) VMware
4 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (38.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (38.64%) VoIP
6 16 (36.36%) SharePoint
7 15 (34.09%) Avaya
7 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (31.82%) Unified Communications
8 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
9 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
9 13 (29.55%) ITIL
9 13 (29.55%) Finance
10 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
10 12 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (27.27%) SCCM
10 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (20.45%) Degree
11 9 (20.45%) Polycom
11 9 (20.45%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (20.45%) MobileIron
11 9 (20.45%) Office 365
11 9 (20.45%) Billing
11 9 (20.45%) Cisco
12 8 (18.18%) PRINCE2
12 8 (18.18%) WAN

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 16 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
3 12 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (11.36%) IIS
5 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.27%) Apache
7 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (38.64%) VoIP
2 14 (31.82%) Unified Communications
3 8 (18.18%) WAN
4 6 (13.64%) LAN
5 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.82%) SAN
6 2 (4.55%) DMZ
6 2 (4.55%) Firewall
6 2 (4.55%) VLAN
6 2 (4.55%) Skype
6 2 (4.55%) DNS
6 2 (4.55%) DHCP
6 2 (4.55%) PBX
6 2 (4.55%) PSTN
7 1 (2.27%) ADSL
7 1 (2.27%) Broadband
7 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 12 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
1 12 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Support Technician
2 9 (20.45%) Consultant
3 7 (15.91%) Communications Manager
3 7 (15.91%) Unified Communications Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) ICT Technician
6 3 (6.82%) IT Support
6 3 (6.82%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (4.55%) Office 365 Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Unified Communications Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.27%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.27%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) HTML
2 4 (9.09%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (13.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.27%) UNIX
4 1 (2.27%) Solaris
4 1 (2.27%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 8 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (4.55%) CRM
3 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.55%) Six Sigma
3 2 (4.55%) Project Management
3 2 (4.55%) Change Management
3 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
3 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
3 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 2 (4.55%) ITIL V3
3 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.27%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) VB
2 6 (13.64%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) VBA
4 2 (4.55%) C
4 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.45%) Degree
3 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (9.09%) MCSE
5 4 (9.09%) MCSA
6 2 (4.55%) MCITP
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certified Architect
System Software
1 22 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) SCCM
2 7 (15.91%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 39 (88.64%) Microsoft
2 19 (43.18%) VMware
3 15 (34.09%) Avaya
4 9 (20.45%) Polycom
4 9 (20.45%) MobileIron
4 9 (20.45%) Cisco
5 6 (13.64%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) Cognizant
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat