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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Lync 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 7.69% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 36.36% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £33,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-8.60% +8.13%
Application Platforms Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
11 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 21.15% 15.79% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 5
Average salary £27,000 £38,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.87% -23.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,800 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £61,500 £41,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) MCSE
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) Sophos
3 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (50.00%) MCITP
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) SCCM
3 4 (50.00%) SCOM
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (50.00%) Trend Micro
3 4 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (50.00%) Change Control
4 3 (37.50%) IronPort
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
4 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (37.50%) MAILsweeper
4 3 (37.50%) SLA
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) SMTP
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2000
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
1 4 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (37.50%) SMTP
General
1 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) MCSE
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCITP
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
1 4 (50.00%) SCOM
2 3 (37.50%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Sophos
2 4 (50.00%) Trend Micro
3 3 (37.50%) IronPort