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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 73 75 82
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Lync 21 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.76% 1.88% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.72% 9.64% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 7
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
216 197 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 18.15% 19.50% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 202 169 200
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in South Wales

Lync
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Cardiff +7 13 £26,250 -25.00% 1
Bridgend +8 7 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Caerphilly -8 1 - -
Lync
Wales

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 24 (75.00%) Windows
1 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (59.38%) VMware
3 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 15 (46.88%) Office 365
5 14 (43.75%) Citrix
6 13 (40.63%) MS Office
7 12 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 12 (37.50%) Cisco
7 12 (37.50%) Firewall
7 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (31.25%) XenApp
9 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
9 10 (31.25%) ITIL
10 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (28.13%) SAN
10 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V
11 8 (25.00%) vSphere
11 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
11 8 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
11 8 (25.00%) MCSA
12 7 (21.88%) CCNA
12 7 (21.88%) Blackberry
12 7 (21.88%) Avaya
12 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 12 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 8 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.25%) IIS
5 2 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Office
2 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (46.88%) Office 365
2 7 (21.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) Firewall
2 9 (28.13%) SAN
3 6 (18.75%) NetScaler
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (15.63%) LAN
4 5 (15.63%) WAN
5 4 (12.50%) ADSL
5 4 (12.50%) Broadband
5 4 (12.50%) ISDN
5 4 (12.50%) PBX
5 4 (12.50%) VoIP
5 4 (12.50%) WLAN
5 4 (12.50%) Internet
5 4 (12.50%) OSPF
5 4 (12.50%) BGP
5 4 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 4 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 4 (12.50%) PPP
5 4 (12.50%) RIP
5 4 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Architect
3 8 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Project Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Technical Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Junior Network Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Implementation Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Blackberry
2 6 (18.75%) Clustering
3 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (12.50%) Statistics
5 3 (9.38%) GIS
6 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
6 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.25%) Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Product Management
3 4 (12.50%) Network Management
3 4 (12.50%) Change Management
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (9.38%) Business Development
4 3 (9.38%) ITSM
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 3 (9.38%) Service Management
5 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Coaching
6 1 (3.13%) People Management
6 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (25.00%) MCSA
3 7 (21.88%) CCNA
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) MCSE
5 5 (15.63%) MCITP
6 4 (12.50%) CCNP
7 2 (6.25%) MCTS
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) XenApp
3 8 (25.00%) vSphere
3 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (9.38%) Terminal Services
5 3 (9.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (12.50%) OpenView
2 4 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.25%) WSUS
4 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (59.38%) VMware
3 14 (43.75%) Citrix
4 12 (37.50%) Cisco
5 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (21.88%) Avaya
7 5 (15.63%) SonicWALL
8 4 (12.50%) F5
8 4 (12.50%) BMC
8 4 (12.50%) Nokia
8 4 (12.50%) Siemens
8 4 (12.50%) Dell
8 4 (12.50%) Nortel
8 4 (12.50%) Remedy
8 4 (12.50%) 3Com
9 3 (9.38%) Computacenter
9 3 (9.38%) HP
10 2 (6.25%) Lotus
10 2 (6.25%) McAfee
10 2 (6.25%) BT
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Velindre
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago