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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 49 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Lync 2 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.59% 2.17% 1.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.85% 10.34% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £43,750 £21,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+105.88% -59.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
52 58 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 15.43% 20.94% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 38 42 25
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% +4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £45,000
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 19 December 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Solihull

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
3 6 (75.00%) vSphere
3 6 (75.00%) SCCM
3 6 (75.00%) SCOM
3 6 (75.00%) SCDPM
3 6 (75.00%) IIS
3 6 (75.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (75.00%) Clustering
3 6 (75.00%) Software Packaging
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) SAN
3 6 (75.00%) Internet
3 6 (75.00%) IP Telephony
3 6 (75.00%) NAS
3 6 (75.00%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) Change Management
3 6 (75.00%) MS Office
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
1 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
1 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (75.00%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) SAN
1 6 (75.00%) Internet
1 6 (75.00%) IP Telephony
1 6 (75.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Team Leader
1 6 (75.00%) Technical Team Leader
1 6 (75.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) CRM Architect
2 1 (12.50%) CRM Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Change Management
1 6 (75.00%) Change Control
1 6 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
2 6 (75.00%) vSphere
2 6 (75.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SCCM
1 6 (75.00%) SCOM
1 6 (75.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco