The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 61 64 77
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.20% 1.12% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.78% 4.00% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £22,500 £28,750 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% -19.01%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +9.19%
Lync
South West

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

Application Platforms Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
128 175 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 25.65% 27.91% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 124 153 163
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,568 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Lync
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Lync Salary Trend in Somerset

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) IT Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) IT Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago