The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank - 50 47
Permanent jobs citing Lync 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull - 0.35% 1.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.96% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £22,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Lync
West Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
29 51 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 10.21% 17.96% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 26 32 29
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 7 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Messaging Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft