The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Nottingham region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 75 83 81
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Lync 15 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.58% 0.41% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.98% 2.65% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 5
Average salary £42,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.75% +0.95%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Application Platforms Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
188 151 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 19.77% 15.44% 19.71%
Number of salaries quoted 122 137 141
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Lync
Nottinghamshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 24 (77.42%) Active Directory
3 18 (58.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (54.84%) Windows
5 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (41.94%) Hyper-V
7 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (38.71%) VMware
7 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
8 11 (35.48%) MCSE
8 11 (35.48%) SharePoint
8 11 (35.48%) Citrix
8 11 (35.48%) XenDesktop
8 11 (35.48%) Office 365
9 10 (32.26%) Unified Communications
10 9 (29.03%) MCTS
11 8 (25.81%) MCITP
11 8 (25.81%) CCA
11 8 (25.81%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (25.81%) CCEE
12 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
12 6 (19.35%) MS Office
12 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
13 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
13 5 (16.13%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
14 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
14 4 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
2 11 (35.48%) SharePoint
3 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (16.13%) Office Communications Server
4 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (12.90%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Office
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Unified Communications
2 2 (6.45%) S/MIME
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) ATM
3 1 (3.23%) SMTP
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Consultant
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Consultant
3 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) CRM Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Messaging Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) IT Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
1 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.68%) Change Control
2 2 (6.45%) High Availability
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL
3 1 (3.23%) CRM
3 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.23%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (35.48%) MCSE
3 9 (29.03%) MCTS
4 8 (25.81%) MCITP
4 8 (25.81%) CCEE
4 8 (25.81%) CCA
4 8 (25.81%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
5 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
6 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (6.45%) Degree
8 1 (3.23%) MCP
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.23%) CCVP
8 1 (3.23%) CCIE
8 1 (3.23%) CCNP
8 1 (3.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (77.42%) Active Directory
2 13 (41.94%) Hyper-V
3 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (35.48%) XenDesktop
5 3 (9.68%) XenApp
5 3 (9.68%) XenServer
6 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
1 4 (12.90%) SCOM
1 4 (12.90%) SCVMM
1 4 (12.90%) SCDPM
1 4 (12.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.23%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 11 (35.48%) Citrix
4 3 (9.68%) CA
5 2 (6.45%) NetApp
5 2 (6.45%) Symantec
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Intel
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) Veeam
5 2 (6.45%) MobileIron
6 1 (3.23%) Trend Micro
6 1 (3.23%) Mitel
6 1 (3.23%) IronPort
6 1 (3.23%) Avaya
6 1 (3.23%) Sophos
6 1 (3.23%) TOWER Software