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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 91 69 81
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Permanent jobs citing Lync 10 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.85% 2.02% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.65% 11.18% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 3
Average salary £35,750 £57,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.82% +101.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +9.19%
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
215 161 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 18.22% 18.07% 19.65%
Number of salaries quoted 195 125 169
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Caerphilly - 4 £70,000 - 1
Cardiff -12 3 £37,500 +10.29% 4
Newport - 3 £32,500 -
Lync
Wales

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco
4 8 (47.06%) VMware
4 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
7 5 (29.41%) Citrix
7 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
7 5 (29.41%) XenApp
8 4 (23.53%) vSphere
8 4 (23.53%) Office 365
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
8 4 (23.53%) VoIP
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (23.53%) Avaya
8 4 (23.53%) Juniper
8 4 (23.53%) Dell
8 4 (23.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (23.53%) Clustering
8 4 (23.53%) Firewall
8 4 (23.53%) Tandberg
8 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (23.53%) XMPP
9 3 (17.65%) Project Management

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (23.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (11.76%) IIS
6 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
7 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
1 4 (23.53%) VoIP
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Data Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Junior
3 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
2 4 (23.53%) Clustering
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.88%) EqualLogic
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Product Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) MCSA
3 2 (11.76%) MCP
3 2 (11.76%) MCSE
3 2 (11.76%) MCTS
4 1 (5.88%) MCITP
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CCNP
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) XenApp
3 4 (23.53%) vSphere
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (11.76%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) Avaya
4 4 (23.53%) Juniper
4 4 (23.53%) Dell
4 4 (23.53%) Tandberg
5 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.88%) HP
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Arts Council of Wales
Salary: From £29,749 to £39,093 per annum - Grade D
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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