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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 173 181 211
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +30
Permanent jobs citing Lync 65 34 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.11% 0.67% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.95% 3.38% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 55 28 10
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £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
1314 1005 1227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 22.52% 19.74% 23.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1156 849 1057
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +11 23 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Devon +19 21 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Gloucestershire -7 9 £31,500 -21.25% 2
Dorset -26 6 £40,500 -19.00% 4
Wiltshire +7 5 £37,500 +59.57% 2
Somerset -4 1 £22,500 -33.22%
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 136 (91.28%) Microsoft
2 122 (81.88%) MS Exchange
3 103 (69.13%) Windows
4 85 (57.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 74 (49.66%) Active Directory
6 73 (48.99%) VMware
7 64 (42.95%) Citrix
8 63 (42.28%) WAN
9 59 (39.60%) LAN
10 54 (36.24%) vSphere
11 53 (35.57%) SCCM
12 52 (34.90%) VMware Infrastructure
13 50 (33.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 50 (33.56%) Project Management
14 44 (29.53%) MCITP
15 40 (26.85%) Exchange Server 2010
15 40 (26.85%) SAN
16 39 (26.17%) TCP/IP
17 38 (25.50%) Cisco
17 38 (25.50%) Avaya
18 37 (24.83%) XenDesktop
19 36 (24.16%) MCSE
20 35 (23.49%) CCA
20 35 (23.49%) Citrix Certification
20 35 (23.49%) NetScaler
21 34 (22.82%) Windows Server 2008
22 33 (22.15%) Migration
23 32 (21.48%) MS Excel
23 32 (21.48%) SCOM
24 31 (20.81%) WLAN

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 122 (81.88%) MS Exchange
2 40 (26.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (16.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (12.75%) Office Communications Server
4 19 (12.75%) SharePoint
5 15 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (8.72%) IIS
7 8 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (21.48%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.08%) MS Office
3 2 (1.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (19.46%) Office 365
2 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.34%) SaaS
4 2 (1.34%) PaaS
4 2 (1.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (42.28%) WAN
2 59 (39.60%) LAN
3 40 (26.85%) SAN
4 39 (26.17%) TCP/IP
5 35 (23.49%) NetScaler
6 31 (20.81%) WLAN
7 19 (12.75%) Firewall
8 15 (10.07%) Unified Communications
9 14 (9.40%) DHCP
9 14 (9.40%) Wireless
9 14 (9.40%) DNS
10 13 (8.72%) SSL
10 13 (8.72%) VPN
11 9 (6.04%) VLAN
12 6 (4.03%) VoIP
12 6 (4.03%) Internet
13 5 (3.36%) MPLS
13 5 (3.36%) NAS
14 4 (2.68%) iSCSI
15 1 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (8.72%) Finance
2 9 (6.04%) Law
2 9 (6.04%) Back Office
3 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.67%) Legal
4 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (32.21%) Consultant
2 39 (26.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 22 (14.77%) Project Engineer
4 19 (12.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 19 (12.75%) Analyst
5 17 (11.41%) Senior Consultant
6 16 (10.74%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
7 13 (8.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.70%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.03%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
9 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Consultant
10 5 (3.36%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (3.36%) Architect
11 4 (2.68%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (2.68%) Network Support Engineer
11 4 (2.68%) Network Support
11 4 (2.68%) Help Desk Engineer
12 3 (2.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 2 (1.34%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.77%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.01%) .NET
3 2 (1.34%) HTML
3 2 (1.34%) CSS
4 1 (0.67%) XML
4 1 (0.67%) Middleware
4 1 (0.67%) WinForms
4 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.38%) Clustering
2 6 (4.03%) PDA
3 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.34%) PMI
5 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.67%) Replication
5 1 (0.67%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 103 (69.13%) Windows
2 34 (22.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (18.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (15.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (5.37%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.70%) Windows 8
7 6 (4.03%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.36%) Windows Vista
8 5 (3.36%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.34%) Linux
10 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (33.56%) Project Management
2 33 (22.15%) Migration
3 20 (13.42%) ITIL
4 19 (12.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (6.71%) Service Management
5 10 (6.71%) Document Management
6 9 (6.04%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.70%) TOGAF
8 6 (4.03%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.03%) CRM
9 5 (3.36%) Identity Management
10 3 (2.01%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.01%) Time Management
11 2 (1.34%) Data Management
11 2 (1.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (1.34%) Workflow
11 2 (1.34%) ITSM
12 1 (0.67%) Web Design
12 1 (0.67%) Data Modelling
12 1 (0.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.12%) SQL
2 21 (14.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.67%) C
3 1 (0.67%) C#
3 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 85 (57.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (33.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 44 (29.53%) MCITP
4 36 (24.16%) MCSE
5 35 (23.49%) CCA
5 35 (23.49%) Citrix Certification
6 28 (18.79%) CCEA
6 28 (18.79%) CCEE
7 19 (12.75%) MCP
8 17 (11.41%) MCSA
9 15 (10.07%) VCP4
10 12 (8.05%) VCP5
11 9 (6.04%) SC Cleared
11 9 (6.04%) Security Cleared
12 8 (5.37%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (4.03%) CCNA
14 2 (1.34%) CCNP
14 2 (1.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.34%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (49.66%) Active Directory
2 54 (36.24%) vSphere
3 52 (34.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (24.83%) XenDesktop
5 28 (18.79%) Hyper-V
5 28 (18.79%) VMware ESX
6 26 (17.45%) XenApp
7 19 (12.75%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.34%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 53 (35.57%) SCCM
2 32 (21.48%) SCOM
3 14 (9.40%) Backup Exec
4 12 (8.05%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (4.70%) SCVMM
6 5 (3.36%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (3.36%) WSUS
6 5 (3.36%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.67%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 136 (91.28%) Microsoft
2 73 (48.99%) VMware
3 64 (42.95%) Citrix
4 38 (25.50%) Avaya
4 38 (25.50%) Cisco
5 30 (20.13%) EMC
6 29 (19.46%) AppSense
7 15 (10.07%) HP
7 15 (10.07%) Dell
8 13 (8.72%) IBM
9 12 (8.05%) Symantec
10 7 (4.70%) CheckPoint
10 7 (4.70%) Websense
10 7 (4.70%) Veeam
11 5 (3.36%) McAfee
11 5 (3.36%) SAP
12 4 (2.68%) NetApp
13 3 (2.01%) F5
14 2 (1.34%) Apple
15 1 (0.67%) Sophos
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + £750 per quarter bonus, phone, laptop
Posted: 3 hours ago
Staverton, Wiltshire
techfolk Limited
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + certifications + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + on call + certifications
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + profit share scheme + car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + On site training
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheltenham
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Up to £30,000 + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Weymouth
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago