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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 65 50 69
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Permanent jobs citing Lync 11 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.48% 1.33% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.43% 6.06% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 2
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £32,500 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £90,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +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
171 99 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 22.98% 21.95% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 123 87 98
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 30 September 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 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 (93.94%) Microsoft
2 30 (90.91%) Windows
3 25 (75.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (72.73%) Citrix
4 24 (72.73%) MCSE
5 22 (66.67%) VMware
6 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (48.48%) Hyper-V
8 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
8 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (42.42%) MCTS
9 14 (42.42%) MCITP
10 13 (39.39%) XenDesktop
10 13 (39.39%) Office 365
11 12 (36.36%) SAN
11 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
11 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
12 11 (33.33%) Unified Communications
12 11 (33.33%) SCOM
13 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
14 9 (27.27%) Web Services
14 9 (27.27%) MCP
14 9 (27.27%) SLA
14 9 (27.27%) Cisco
14 9 (27.27%) Internet
14 9 (27.27%) Change Management
14 9 (27.27%) Riverbed
14 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (39.39%) Office 365
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) SAN
2 11 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
4 9 (27.27%) Internet
5 5 (15.15%) IP Telephony
6 4 (12.12%) DNS
7 3 (9.09%) NetScaler
7 3 (9.09%) PBX
8 2 (6.06%) DHCP
8 2 (6.06%) NAS
9 1 (3.03%) VPN
9 1 (3.03%) MPLS
9 1 (3.03%) Firewall
9 1 (3.03%) Wireless
9 1 (3.03%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Consultant
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Consultant
3 9 (27.27%) Support Engineer
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Support Engineer
5 7 (21.21%) Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Solutions Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) Lead Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Specialist
8 2 (6.06%) Server Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Server Support
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Server Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Change Management
1 9 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 3 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.06%) Migration
3 2 (6.06%) Project Management
3 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.03%) Service Management
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.03%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 25 (75.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (72.73%) MCSE
3 14 (42.42%) MCTS
3 14 (42.42%) MCITP
4 9 (27.27%) MCP
5 8 (24.24%) CCA
5 8 (24.24%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (24.24%) CCEE
6 4 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (9.09%) CCNP
8 2 (6.06%) MCSA
8 2 (6.06%) Degree
8 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
8 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (48.48%) Hyper-V
3 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 13 (39.39%) XenDesktop
5 4 (12.12%) XenApp
6 2 (6.06%) vSphere
7 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) SCOM
2 6 (18.18%) SCCM
3 3 (9.09%) AppDNA
4 2 (6.06%) SCDPM
4 2 (6.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (6.06%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) Microsoft
2 24 (72.73%) Citrix
3 22 (66.67%) VMware
4 9 (27.27%) Riverbed
4 9 (27.27%) Cisco
5 6 (18.18%) NetApp
6 3 (9.09%) IBM
6 3 (9.09%) EMC
7 2 (6.06%) Nortel
7 2 (6.06%) Avaya
7 2 (6.06%) Dialogic
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle
8 1 (3.03%) HP
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