The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 12 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 2.22% 2.78% 6.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.00% 7.69% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £22,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -40.78%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
Lync
Cheshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 8.89% 36.11% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 15
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Trend Micro
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (33.33%) IronPort
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) IronPort
2 1 (33.33%) Trend Micro