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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 83 77 88
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Lync 11 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.96% 1.36% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.64% 6.91% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 4
Average salary £24,000 £42,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% -20.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £42,000 £33,050
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £46,500 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -10.00%
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
195 188 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 16.97% 19.60% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 160 120 147
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £54,000 £51,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 30 July 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 30 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 35 (97.22%) Microsoft
2 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 21 (58.33%) Windows
3 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 15 (41.67%) VMware
6 14 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
8 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 12 (33.33%) SCCM
8 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (30.56%) Unified Communications
9 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
9 11 (30.56%) VoIP
10 10 (27.78%) ITIL
10 10 (27.78%) Finance
11 9 (25.00%) Avaya
12 8 (22.22%) Office 365
13 7 (19.44%) Billing
13 7 (19.44%) Degree
13 7 (19.44%) Polycom
13 7 (19.44%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (19.44%) HTML
13 7 (19.44%) SQL
13 7 (19.44%) VB
13 7 (19.44%) Cisco

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 12 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
4 4 (11.11%) IIS
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) VoIP
1 11 (30.56%) Unified Communications
2 4 (11.11%) WAN
3 3 (8.33%) Skype
4 2 (5.56%) LAN
4 2 (5.56%) PBX
4 2 (5.56%) PSTN
4 2 (5.56%) DHCP
4 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (5.56%) SAN
4 2 (5.56%) DMZ
4 2 (5.56%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Support Technician
2 6 (16.67%) Communications Manager
2 6 (16.67%) Unified Communications Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) ICT Technician
5 3 (8.33%) Office 365 Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Unified Communications Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.78%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) ITIL
2 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
3 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.78%) CRM
4 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma
4 1 (2.78%) Project Management
4 1 (2.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
1 7 (19.44%) VB
2 2 (5.56%) VBA
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (19.44%) Degree
3 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (13.89%) MCSE
4 5 (13.89%) MCSA
5 2 (5.56%) MCITP
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certified Architect
System Software
1 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) SCCM
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 35 (97.22%) Microsoft
2 15 (41.67%) VMware
3 9 (25.00%) Avaya
4 7 (19.44%) Polycom
4 7 (19.44%) MobileIron
4 7 (19.44%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.78%) Cognizant