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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 175 189 207
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Permanent jobs citing Lync 59 33 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 0.66% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.66% 3.47% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 55 16 11
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £38,750 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
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
1267 951 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.38% 18.99% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1088 809 895
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,798 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 September 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 September 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
(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
Devon +1 26 £35,000 - 2
Wiltshire +5 20 £24,000 -56.36% 3
Bristol -7 9 £40,500 -29.56% 9
Dorset -15 2 £48,750 +11.42% 4
Somerset -16 1 £52,500 - 4
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 88 (83.81%) Microsoft
2 86 (81.90%) Windows
3 77 (73.33%) MS Exchange
4 59 (56.19%) Active Directory
5 46 (43.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (39.05%) VMware
7 36 (34.29%) Avaya
7 36 (34.29%) Cisco
8 35 (33.33%) LAN
8 35 (33.33%) WAN
9 33 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 32 (30.48%) MCITP
11 31 (29.52%) TCP/IP
12 29 (27.62%) SCCM
12 29 (27.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 27 (25.71%) WLAN
14 26 (24.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 26 (24.76%) vSphere
15 24 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
16 21 (20.00%) Firewall
16 21 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
17 19 (18.10%) Migration
17 19 (18.10%) HP
17 19 (18.10%) SharePoint
17 19 (18.10%) DNS
17 19 (18.10%) DHCP
17 19 (18.10%) Windows 7
17 19 (18.10%) Windows Server 2012
18 18 (17.14%) Windows XP
18 18 (17.14%) Dell

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 77 (73.33%) MS Exchange
2 33 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (18.10%) SharePoint
5 12 (11.43%) IIS
6 11 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2000
7 6 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.90%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (16.19%) MS Excel
1 17 (16.19%) MS Office
2 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.62%) Office 365
2 2 (1.90%) SaaS
3 1 (0.95%) PaaS
3 1 (0.95%) IaaS
3 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (33.33%) LAN
1 35 (33.33%) WAN
2 31 (29.52%) TCP/IP
3 27 (25.71%) WLAN
4 21 (20.00%) Firewall
5 19 (18.10%) DNS
5 19 (18.10%) DHCP
6 13 (12.38%) VPN
7 9 (8.57%) Ethernet
8 8 (7.62%) SSL
9 7 (6.67%) SAN
9 7 (6.67%) Unified Communications
10 6 (5.71%) VLAN
10 6 (5.71%) Wireless
11 3 (2.86%) IPsec
11 3 (2.86%) PABX
11 3 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.90%) NAS
12 2 (1.90%) MPLS
12 2 (1.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (8.57%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.90%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (23.81%) Project Engineer
2 20 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (14.29%) Consultant
4 10 (9.52%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.62%) Analyst
6 7 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (6.67%) Architect
6 7 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 7 (6.67%) Messaging Consultant
7 4 (3.81%) Rollout Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (3.81%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (2.86%) Messaging Specialist
8 3 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (2.86%) Technical Support
8 3 (2.86%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Messaging Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.90%) Middleware
2 1 (0.95%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.81%) iPad
3 3 (2.86%) PDA
3 3 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.86%) iPhone
4 1 (0.95%) Replication
4 1 (0.95%) CLARiiON
4 1 (0.95%) Clustering
4 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.95%) PMI
4 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.95%) User Experience
4 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.95%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 86 (81.90%) Windows
2 29 (27.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (18.10%) Windows 7
4 19 (18.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (17.14%) Windows XP
6 14 (13.33%) Windows 8
7 11 (10.48%) Windows 2000
7 11 (10.48%) Windows Vista
8 4 (3.81%) Linux
9 3 (2.86%) UNIX
9 3 (2.86%) CentOS
9 3 (2.86%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.10%) Migration
2 14 (13.33%) Identity Management
3 12 (11.43%) ITIL
4 11 (10.48%) Project Management
5 10 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.67%) CAD
7 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.81%) Time Management
10 3 (2.86%) CRM
10 3 (2.86%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.86%) Network Design
10 3 (2.86%) Data Protection
11 2 (1.90%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (0.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (0.95%) Service Management
12 1 (0.95%) Workflow
12 1 (0.95%) Disaster Recovery
12 1 (0.95%) ITSM
12 1 (0.95%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (43.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (30.48%) MCITP
3 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared
4 9 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.76%) MCSE
7 1 (0.95%) MCSA
7 1 (0.95%) MCT
7 1 (0.95%) CCNP
7 1 (0.95%) CCNA
7 1 (0.95%) CCA
7 1 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.95%) CCEA
7 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.95%) CCEE
7 1 (0.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (56.19%) Active Directory
2 26 (24.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (24.76%) vSphere
3 18 (17.14%) VMware ESX
4 10 (9.52%) Terminal Services
5 7 (6.67%) MetaFrame
5 7 (6.67%) UAG
5 7 (6.67%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.76%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.86%) XenApp
7 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 29 (27.62%) SCCM
2 15 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (9.52%) Backup Exec
4 8 (7.62%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (7.62%) NetBackup
5 5 (4.76%) SCOM
6 3 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.90%) WSUS
7 2 (1.90%) MOM
8 1 (0.95%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.95%) Nagios
8 1 (0.95%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 88 (83.81%) Microsoft
2 41 (39.05%) VMware
3 36 (34.29%) Avaya
3 36 (34.29%) Cisco
4 19 (18.10%) HP
5 18 (17.14%) Dell
5 18 (17.14%) Citrix
6 16 (15.24%) Symantec
7 8 (7.62%) Apple
7 8 (7.62%) McAfee
8 7 (6.67%) SonicWALL
9 6 (5.71%) IBM
10 4 (3.81%) Trustwave
11 3 (2.86%) CommVault
11 3 (2.86%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.90%) Polycom
12 2 (1.90%) RightFax
12 2 (1.90%) F5
12 2 (1.90%) EMC
12 2 (1.90%) SAP
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