The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Runcorn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Runcorn region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 11 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 2.50% - 6.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 50.00% - 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Application Platforms Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
2 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 5.00% 40.54% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 13
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Lync
Cheshire

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

Lync
Salary Trend in Runcorn

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

Lync Salary Trend in Runcorn

Lync
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) SCOM
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Trend Micro
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (25.00%) IronPort
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) MCITP
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
1 3 (75.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos
2 1 (25.00%) Trend Micro
2 1 (25.00%) IronPort