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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 17 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Lync 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 4.35% 3.13% 2.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.00% 14.29% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £43,750 £33,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.57% -34.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -3.22%
Lync
Manchester

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

Application Platforms Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 21.74% 21.88% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 7
Average salary £46,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

Lync
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

Lync Salary Trend in Rochdale

Lync
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix