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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 46 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Lync 3 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.96% 2.47% 1.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.26% 12.50% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £37,500 £20,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+82.92% -60.95%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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
57 56 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 18.27% 19.79% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 36 39 26
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Solihull

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) SharePoint
2 10 (90.91%) MS Exchange
3 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 9 (81.82%) HP
3 9 (81.82%) SAN
3 9 (81.82%) Citrix
3 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 9 (81.82%) Clustering
3 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 9 (81.82%) SCCM
3 9 (81.82%) SCOM
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (81.82%) NAS
4 8 (72.73%) Change Control
4 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
5 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (63.64%) Change Management
6 6 (54.55%) VMware ESX
6 6 (54.55%) IP Telephony
6 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (54.55%) Internet
6 6 (54.55%) IIS
6 6 (54.55%) MS Office
6 6 (54.55%) SCDPM
6 6 (54.55%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (54.55%) vSphere

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 10 (90.91%) SharePoint
1 10 (90.91%) MS Exchange
2 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (54.55%) IIS
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) SAN
1 9 (81.82%) NAS
2 6 (54.55%) IP Telephony
2 6 (54.55%) Internet
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MSI
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Team Leader
1 6 (54.55%) Technical Team Leader
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Software Packaging
2 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
3 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Change Control
2 7 (63.64%) Change Management
3 6 (54.55%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
2 6 (54.55%) vSphere
2 6 (54.55%) VMware ESX
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) SCCM
1 9 (81.82%) SCOM
2 6 (54.55%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) HP
2 9 (81.82%) Citrix
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Dell