The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Shropshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank - 27 32
Permanent jobs citing Lync 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - 0.74% 1.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 2.94% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £23,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -34.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Application Platforms Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
42 34 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 36.21% 25.00% 17.71%
Number of salaries quoted 37 24 23
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £18,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £37,150 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Lync
West Midlands

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Lync
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Lync Salary Trend in Shropshire

Lync
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) VMware