The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 198 212 213
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Lync 27 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.15% 0.053%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.44% 0.66% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 3
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £28,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,750 £34,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Application Platforms Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1106 1217 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.07% 22.62% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 941 1053 888
Average salary £36,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Lync
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +4 8 £50,000 +66.66% 7
Wiltshire -3 5 £23,500 -44.70% 2
Dorset - 5 £34,750 - 2
Gloucestershire - 5 £40,000 - 1
Somerset - 3 £33,695 - 1
Devon - 2 £38,750 - 1
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 58 (85.29%) Microsoft
2 47 (69.12%) MS Exchange
3 45 (66.18%) Windows
4 38 (55.88%) Active Directory
5 36 (52.94%) MS Excel
6 30 (44.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (42.65%) SharePoint
7 29 (42.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (42.65%) Hyper-V
8 27 (39.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 21 (30.88%) SCCM
10 20 (29.41%) Unified Communications
11 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (27.94%) MCITP
12 18 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2013
12 18 (26.47%) Migration
13 17 (25.00%) VMware
14 16 (23.53%) ITIL
14 16 (23.53%) Citrix
15 15 (22.06%) Cisco
15 15 (22.06%) TCP/IP
15 15 (22.06%) MCSA
16 14 (20.59%) MCSE
16 14 (20.59%) Windows 7
17 13 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (19.12%) Firewall
17 13 (19.12%) MS Office
17 13 (19.12%) HP
17 13 (19.12%) Dell
18 12 (17.65%) VPN

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 47 (69.12%) MS Exchange
2 29 (42.65%) SharePoint
3 27 (39.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (16.18%) IIS
6 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (8.82%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (5.88%) Apache
9 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 13 (19.12%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.65%) Office 365
2 3 (4.41%) PaaS
2 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.41%) Unified Communications
2 15 (22.06%) TCP/IP
3 13 (19.12%) Firewall
4 12 (17.65%) VPN
5 10 (14.71%) DHCP
5 10 (14.71%) DNS
6 9 (13.24%) Ethernet
7 8 (11.76%) WAN
7 8 (11.76%) LAN
8 7 (10.29%) SMTP
8 7 (10.29%) Wireless
8 7 (10.29%) VLAN
8 7 (10.29%) IMAP
9 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.94%) PABX
9 2 (2.94%) IPsec
9 2 (2.94%) SAN
9 2 (2.94%) MPLS
10 1 (1.47%) VoIP
10 1 (1.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) MySQL
3 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (4.41%) Legal
2 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.47%) Law
2 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (20.59%) Consultant
2 12 (17.65%) Analyst
3 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Consultant
4 7 (10.29%) Systems Developer
4 7 (10.29%) Developer
4 7 (10.29%) Architect
5 6 (8.82%) Service Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Service Desk Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Administrator
9 2 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) .NET
1 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
1 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) PDA
1 6 (8.82%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.88%) Open Source
3 3 (4.41%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.94%) FMCG
4 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.94%) Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.47%) iPad
5 1 (1.47%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 45 (66.18%) Windows
2 29 (42.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (20.59%) Windows 7
5 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (10.29%) Windows XP
7 6 (8.82%) Linux
8 3 (4.41%) Solaris
8 3 (4.41%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.94%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.94%) CentOS
9 2 (2.94%) UNIX
10 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Migration
2 16 (23.53%) ITIL
3 9 (13.24%) Service Delivery
4 8 (11.76%) Asset Management
5 6 (8.82%) Problem Management
5 6 (8.82%) Time Management
5 6 (8.82%) CAD
6 3 (4.41%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (4.41%) Network Management
6 3 (4.41%) Network Design
7 2 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.94%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.94%) Project Management
7 2 (2.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) SQL
2 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (44.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (27.94%) MCITP
3 15 (22.06%) MCSA
4 14 (20.59%) MCSE
5 7 (10.29%) Degree
6 5 (7.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (5.88%) MCP
8 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.94%) MCT
9 1 (1.47%) MCSD
9 1 (1.47%) MOS
9 1 (1.47%) MCTS
9 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.47%) CITP
System Software
1 38 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 29 (42.65%) Hyper-V
3 13 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (13.24%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (8.82%) UAG
5 6 (8.82%) MetaFrame
5 6 (8.82%) Terminal Services
6 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.88%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.41%) ISA Server
7 3 (4.41%) vSphere
8 2 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (30.88%) SCCM
2 7 (10.29%) SCVMM
3 6 (8.82%) SCOM
3 6 (8.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.41%) Nagios
5 2 (2.94%) MOM
6 1 (1.47%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.47%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.47%) SCSM
Vendors
1 58 (85.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.00%) VMware
3 16 (23.53%) Citrix
4 15 (22.06%) Cisco
5 13 (19.12%) HP
5 13 (19.12%) Dell
6 7 (10.29%) Apple
6 7 (10.29%) Avaya
7 6 (8.82%) SonicWALL
7 6 (8.82%) Symantec
8 4 (5.88%) Polycom
9 3 (4.41%) Oracle
9 3 (4.41%) NetApp
9 3 (4.41%) Juniper
9 3 (4.41%) EMC
9 3 (4.41%) Altiris
9 3 (4.41%) Bomgar
9 3 (4.41%) F5
9 3 (4.41%) LogRhythm
9 3 (4.41%) ArcSight
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