The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 166 205 214
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +9
Permanent jobs citing Lync 71 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 0.39% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.05% 2.02% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 56 21 8
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Lync
England

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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1405 1136 1170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 23.14% 19.48% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1187 970 1016
Average salary £36,750 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.08% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Lync
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Lync Salary Trend in the South West

Lync
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Lync Salary Histogram in the South West

Lync
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the South West 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
Bristol +17 27 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Dorset +14 19 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Devon +5 17 £35,000 -9.67%
Gloucestershire -10 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Wiltshire +3 3 £35,000 +48.93% 3
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 131 (92.91%) Microsoft
2 116 (82.27%) MS Exchange
3 88 (62.41%) Windows
4 86 (60.99%) Active Directory
5 72 (51.06%) VMware
6 70 (49.65%) SCCM
7 64 (45.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 62 (43.97%) Citrix
9 57 (40.43%) vSphere
10 55 (39.01%) Migration
11 49 (34.75%) WAN
12 48 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
13 47 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
14 44 (31.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 42 (29.79%) LAN
16 41 (29.08%) Project Management
16 41 (29.08%) Hyper-V
17 40 (28.37%) TCP/IP
18 39 (27.66%) Cisco
19 38 (26.95%) Windows Server 2008
19 38 (26.95%) Office 365
20 37 (26.24%) MCITP
21 34 (24.11%) Avaya
22 33 (23.40%) SCOM
23 32 (22.70%) XenApp
23 32 (22.70%) Exchange Server 2013
24 30 (21.28%) WLAN
25 29 (20.57%) MS Excel
25 29 (20.57%) Windows Server 2012
26 27 (19.15%) SAN

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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
1 116 (82.27%) MS Exchange
2 47 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (22.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (14.89%) Office Communications Server
5 20 (14.18%) IIS
6 16 (11.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (10.64%) SharePoint
8 10 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (20.57%) MS Excel
2 19 (13.48%) MS Office
3 4 (2.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 38 (26.95%) Office 365
2 9 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 49 (34.75%) WAN
2 42 (29.79%) LAN
3 40 (28.37%) TCP/IP
4 30 (21.28%) WLAN
5 27 (19.15%) SAN
6 21 (14.89%) NetScaler
7 20 (14.18%) Firewall
8 19 (13.48%) SSL
9 14 (9.93%) DNS
9 14 (9.93%) DHCP
10 13 (9.22%) Unified Communications
11 12 (8.51%) VLAN
12 11 (7.80%) VPN
12 11 (7.80%) Wireless
13 5 (3.55%) iSCSI
14 3 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
15 2 (1.42%) VoIP
16 1 (0.71%) Broadband
16 1 (0.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (7.09%) Finance
2 8 (5.67%) Back Office
3 5 (3.55%) Law
4 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.71%) Advertising
5 1 (0.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (24.11%) Consultant
2 27 (19.15%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 26 (18.44%) Analyst
4 24 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (17.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 11 (7.80%) Project Engineer
6 10 (7.09%) Microsoft Consultant
7 9 (6.38%) Senior Consultant
7 9 (6.38%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
8 8 (5.67%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
9 5 (3.55%) Help Desk Engineer
10 4 (2.84%) Architect
11 3 (2.13%) Network Engineer
11 3 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
12 2 (1.42%) Support Analyst
12 2 (1.42%) Support Engineer
12 2 (1.42%) Systems Administrator
12 2 (1.42%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 2 (1.42%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 2 (1.42%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.89%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.13%) CGI
3 1 (0.71%) WinForms
3 1 (0.71%) HTML
3 1 (0.71%) .NET
3 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.71%) CSS
3 1 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.80%) Clustering
2 7 (4.96%) PDA
3 3 (2.13%) Life Science
3 3 (2.13%) GIS
4 2 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.71%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 88 (62.41%) Windows
2 38 (26.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (20.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (15.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (6.38%) Windows 8
6 6 (4.26%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.55%) Windows Vista
7 5 (3.55%) Windows 2000
7 5 (3.55%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.71%) Linux
8 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (39.01%) Migration
2 41 (29.08%) Project Management
3 25 (17.73%) ITIL
4 16 (11.35%) Service Delivery
5 13 (9.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (7.80%) TOGAF
7 10 (7.09%) Service Management
8 8 (5.67%) Document Management
9 6 (4.26%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (3.55%) Identity Management
10 5 (3.55%) Load Balancing
11 4 (2.84%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (2.84%) ITSM
12 3 (2.13%) Benchmarking
12 3 (2.13%) PRINCE2
12 3 (2.13%) CRM
12 3 (2.13%) Business Development
13 2 (1.42%) Time Management
13 2 (1.42%) Mentoring
13 2 (1.42%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.02%) SQL
2 18 (12.77%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.42%) C#
4 1 (0.71%) C++
4 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (45.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (31.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 37 (26.24%) MCITP
4 25 (17.73%) MCSE
5 21 (14.89%) CCA
5 21 (14.89%) Citrix Certification
6 20 (14.18%) Security Cleared
7 14 (9.93%) SC Cleared
8 13 (9.22%) CCEA
8 13 (9.22%) CCEE
9 12 (8.51%) MCSA
10 7 (4.96%) MCP
11 6 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (3.55%) CCNP
12 5 (3.55%) VCP4
12 5 (3.55%) VCP5
13 4 (2.84%) CCNA
14 2 (1.42%) Degree
15 1 (0.71%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.42%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (60.99%) Active Directory
2 57 (40.43%) vSphere
3 48 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (29.08%) Hyper-V
5 32 (22.70%) XenApp
6 26 (18.44%) XenDesktop
7 21 (14.89%) VMware ESX
8 13 (9.22%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (7.09%) XenServer
10 8 (5.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (2.84%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.42%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 70 (49.65%) SCCM
2 33 (23.40%) SCOM
3 14 (9.93%) Backup Exec
4 13 (9.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (6.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 8 (5.67%) SCVMM
7 5 (3.55%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (3.55%) NetBackup
7 5 (3.55%) vMotion
8 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.71%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.71%) WSUS
8 1 (0.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 131 (92.91%) Microsoft
2 72 (51.06%) VMware
3 62 (43.97%) Citrix
4 39 (27.66%) Cisco
5 34 (24.11%) Avaya
6 25 (17.73%) Dell
7 22 (15.60%) Symantec
8 19 (13.48%) IBM
8 19 (13.48%) HP
9 14 (9.93%) EMC
9 14 (9.93%) AppSense
10 9 (6.38%) MobileIron
11 8 (5.67%) Veeam
11 8 (5.67%) Websense
12 5 (3.55%) McAfee
13 4 (2.84%) NetApp
14 3 (2.13%) Trapeze
14 3 (2.13%) Computacenter
14 3 (2.13%) Barracuda Networks
15 1 (0.71%) Mitel
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