The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank - 80 59
Permanent jobs citing Lync 0 15 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 1.33% 2.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 7.01% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 19
Average salary - £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.39%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -10.00%
Lync
Wales

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

Application Platforms Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
175 214 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 14.09% 18.92% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 157 189 146
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £52,500 £45,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Lync
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Lync Salary Trend in South Wales

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 15 (68.18%) Windows
3 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 12 (54.55%) Office 365
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (45.45%) MS Office
4 10 (45.45%) ITIL
4 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 9 (40.91%) Cisco
5 9 (40.91%) Firewall
5 9 (40.91%) Citrix
6 8 (36.36%) CheckPoint
7 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (31.82%) CCNA
7 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (31.82%) Avaya
7 7 (31.82%) SAN
7 7 (31.82%) MCSA
7 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
7 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
8 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (22.73%) XenApp
9 5 (22.73%) SCCM
9 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
10 4 (18.18%) BGP
10 4 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (18.18%) EIGRP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (54.55%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) SAN
3 4 (18.18%) BGP
3 4 (18.18%) EIGRP
3 4 (18.18%) Wireless
3 4 (18.18%) Internet
3 4 (18.18%) OSPF
3 4 (18.18%) ADSL
3 4 (18.18%) Broadband
3 4 (18.18%) ISDN
3 4 (18.18%) PBX
3 4 (18.18%) WLAN
3 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
3 4 (18.18%) PPP
3 4 (18.18%) RIP
3 4 (18.18%) VPN
3 4 (18.18%) FDDI
3 4 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (18.18%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Project Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Junior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Statistics
2 3 (13.64%) GIS
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Change Management
2 4 (18.18%) Network Management
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) Business Development
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Service Management
3 3 (13.64%) ITSM
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Product Management
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) People Management
5 1 (4.55%) Coaching
5 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) CCNA
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (31.82%) MCSA
1 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) CCNP
2 4 (18.18%) MCSE
2 4 (18.18%) MCITP
3 2 (9.09%) MCTS
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
3 5 (22.73%) XenApp
4 4 (18.18%) vSphere
5 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
5 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) OpenView
2 4 (18.18%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (18.18%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 9 (40.91%) Cisco
3 9 (40.91%) Citrix
4 8 (36.36%) CheckPoint
5 7 (31.82%) Avaya
6 4 (18.18%) Nortel
6 4 (18.18%) Remedy
6 4 (18.18%) BMC
6 4 (18.18%) Nokia
6 4 (18.18%) Siemens
6 4 (18.18%) 3Com
6 4 (18.18%) SonicWALL
6 4 (18.18%) F5
7 3 (13.64%) Computacenter
7 3 (13.64%) Dell
8 2 (9.09%) BT
8 2 (9.09%) HP
8 2 (9.09%) McAfee
8 2 (9.09%) Symantec
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
NHS Wales
Salary: From £21,692 to £47,559 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago