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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 62 79 54
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Permanent jobs citing Lync 5 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.85% 0.72% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.60% 2.58% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Average salary £21,500 £25,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% -58.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
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
139 233 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 23.56% 27.87% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 126 216 95
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,858
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 7 July 2015. 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 +19 3 £21,500 -14.00%
Street +18 2 - -
Lync
South West

Lync
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Veeam
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 2 (40.00%) iPhone
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Reuters
3 2 (40.00%) Bloomberg
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
3 2 (40.00%) iPad
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (60.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) iPhone
1 2 (40.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Veeam
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Reuters
2 2 (40.00%) Bloomberg
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago