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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 41 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Lync 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.40% 0.95% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.22% 6.82% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
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
73 44 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 29.20% 13.88% 29.38%
Number of salaries quoted 42 31 50
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +7.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £22,500 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,250 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 September 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Solihull

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) NAS
2 8 (80.00%) SCCM
2 8 (80.00%) SCOM
2 8 (80.00%) Clustering
2 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 8 (80.00%) HP
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) Change Control
4 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (60.00%) Change Management
5 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) Internet
5 5 (50.00%) IIS
5 5 (50.00%) MS Office
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (50.00%) SCDPM
5 5 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (50.00%) vSphere
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (50.00%) IIS
3 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) SAN
1 8 (80.00%) NAS
2 5 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 5 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 5 (50.00%) Technical Team Leader
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) CRM Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Software Packaging
2 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Change Control
2 6 (60.00%) Change Management
3 5 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) B2B
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (50.00%) vSphere
2 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) SCCM
1 8 (80.00%) SCOM
2 5 (50.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp