The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 16 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 Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 52 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.35% 1.65% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.00% 11.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-8.60% +6.89%
Application Platforms Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
50 34 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 17.48% 14.05% 35.03%
Number of salaries quoted 30 29 36
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £23,550 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,350 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Lync
West Midlands

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Lync
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Lync Salary Trend in Solihull

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Change Control
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (50.00%) NAS
3 3 (50.00%) SCOM
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Clustering
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) SLA
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) AutoCAD
3 3 (50.00%) MSI

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) AutoCAD
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) NAS
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Control
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco