The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 68 51 64
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Permanent jobs citing Lync 10 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.35% 1.32% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.78% 6.06% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 1
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
Lync
South Yorkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
173 99 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.41% 21.71% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 126 90 91
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Lync
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Lync Salary Trend in Sheffield

Lync
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Sheffield

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 31 (96.88%) Microsoft
2 29 (90.63%) Windows
3 26 (81.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (78.13%) MCSE
5 24 (75.00%) Citrix
6 21 (65.63%) VMware
7 20 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
8 15 (46.88%) Hyper-V
9 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (43.75%) MCTS
9 14 (43.75%) MCITP
9 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (40.63%) XenDesktop
10 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
11 12 (37.50%) SAN
11 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (37.50%) SCOM
11 12 (37.50%) Office 365
12 11 (34.38%) Unified Communications
13 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (31.25%) Mentoring
13 10 (31.25%) Riverbed
13 10 (31.25%) Change Management
13 10 (31.25%) Internet
13 10 (31.25%) Web Services
13 10 (31.25%) MCP
13 10 (31.25%) SLA
13 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
14 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Office 365
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) SAN
2 11 (34.38%) Unified Communications
3 10 (31.25%) Internet
3 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 5 (15.63%) IP Telephony
5 3 (9.38%) DNS
5 3 (9.38%) PBX
5 3 (9.38%) NetScaler
6 2 (6.25%) NAS
7 1 (3.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Consultant
2 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Consultant
3 10 (31.25%) Support Engineer
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Support Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Solutions Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Lead Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Server Support
7 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
4 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Change Management
1 10 (31.25%) Mentoring
2 3 (9.38%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.25%) Project Management
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 26 (81.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (78.13%) MCSE
3 14 (43.75%) MCTS
3 14 (43.75%) MCITP
4 10 (31.25%) MCP
5 8 (25.00%) CCA
5 8 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (25.00%) CCEE
6 4 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (9.38%) CCNP
8 2 (6.25%) MCSA
8 2 (6.25%) Degree
8 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (46.88%) Hyper-V
2 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
3 13 (40.63%) XenDesktop
4 3 (9.38%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) SCOM
2 5 (15.63%) SCCM
3 3 (9.38%) AppDNA
4 2 (6.25%) SCDPM
4 2 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (6.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 31 (96.88%) Microsoft
2 24 (75.00%) Citrix
3 21 (65.63%) VMware
4 10 (31.25%) Riverbed
5 8 (25.00%) Cisco
6 4 (12.50%) NetApp
7 3 (9.38%) IBM
8 2 (6.25%) Nortel
8 2 (6.25%) Avaya
8 2 (6.25%) Dialogic
9 1 (3.13%) EMC
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