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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 72 48 65
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +17
Permanent jobs citing Lync 5 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.64% 1.83% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.40% 7.94% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £25,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-11.50% +23.45%
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
208 126 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 26.77% 23.03% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 195 109 141
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -13 3 £25,000 -58.33%
Weston-super-Mare - 2 £21,264 -
Lync
South West

Lync
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Junior IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) VMware