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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 160 198 209
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +11
Permanent jobs citing Lync 81 38 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.28% 0.64% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.06% 2.90% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 79 32 21
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £26,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
1336 1311 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 21.11% 22.13% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1199 1143 1032
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Dorset +19 33 £50,000 +9.28% 1
Devon +15 21 £36,000 -20.00%
Bristol +12 19 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Somerset +2 3 £52,500 +110.00% 1
Gloucestershire -13 3 £31,500 -39.99% 1
Wiltshire -13 1 £42,500 -29.16%
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 131 (90.97%) Microsoft
2 122 (84.72%) MS Exchange
3 117 (81.25%) Windows
4 90 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 76 (52.78%) Active Directory
6 69 (47.92%) LAN
7 68 (47.22%) WAN
8 57 (39.58%) VMware
9 55 (38.19%) Citrix
10 54 (37.50%) Avaya
11 52 (36.11%) MCITP
12 50 (34.72%) Cisco
13 46 (31.94%) Project Management
14 45 (31.25%) SCCM
15 42 (29.17%) WLAN
16 41 (28.47%) VMware Infrastructure
17 40 (27.78%) vSphere
17 40 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 34 (23.61%) SAN
19 33 (22.92%) TCP/IP
20 31 (21.53%) XenDesktop
21 30 (20.83%) MCSE
21 30 (20.83%) CCA
21 30 (20.83%) Citrix Certification
22 29 (20.14%) CCEA
22 29 (20.14%) NetScaler
22 29 (20.14%) CCEE
22 29 (20.14%) MS Excel
22 29 (20.14%) EMC
22 29 (20.14%) AppSense

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 122 (84.72%) MS Exchange
2 28 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (13.19%) SharePoint
4 12 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
5 11 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (6.94%) IIS
7 4 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.39%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.69%) WordPress
10 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 29 (20.14%) MS Excel
2 19 (13.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.42%) Office 365
2 2 (1.39%) IaaS
2 2 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.39%) SaaS
2 2 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (47.92%) LAN
2 68 (47.22%) WAN
3 42 (29.17%) WLAN
4 34 (23.61%) SAN
5 33 (22.92%) TCP/IP
6 29 (20.14%) NetScaler
7 20 (13.89%) Firewall
8 15 (10.42%) VPN
9 13 (9.03%) DNS
9 13 (9.03%) DHCP
10 11 (7.64%) Wireless
10 11 (7.64%) Unified Communications
11 9 (6.25%) Ethernet
11 9 (6.25%) SSL
12 6 (4.17%) VoIP
12 6 (4.17%) Internet
13 5 (3.47%) MPLS
14 4 (2.78%) NAS
15 2 (1.39%) VLAN
15 2 (1.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (9.03%) Finance
2 7 (4.86%) Law
3 5 (3.47%) Back Office
4 4 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (32.64%) Consultant
2 37 (25.69%) Project Engineer
3 36 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 19 (13.19%) Analyst
5 17 (11.81%) Senior Consultant
5 17 (11.81%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 11 (7.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (4.86%) Service Analyst
7 7 (4.86%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.86%) Architect
7 7 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.86%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (3.47%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.47%) Messaging Consultant
10 4 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (2.78%) IT Consultant
10 4 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (2.78%) Network Support Engineer
10 4 (2.78%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.72%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.39%) .NET
3 1 (0.69%) COM
3 1 (0.69%) CSS
3 1 (0.69%) Middleware
3 1 (0.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.94%) Blackberry
2 4 (2.78%) PDA
2 4 (2.78%) iPad
3 3 (2.08%) Clustering
3 3 (2.08%) iPhone
4 2 (1.39%) PMI
4 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.69%) Replication
5 1 (0.69%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.69%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 117 (81.25%) Windows
2 28 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 14 (9.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.08%) Linux
8 2 (1.39%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.94%) Project Management
2 23 (15.97%) Migration
3 21 (14.58%) ITIL
4 15 (10.42%) Service Delivery
5 13 (9.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (5.56%) Service Management
7 7 (4.86%) PRINCE2
7 7 (4.86%) CAD
8 6 (4.17%) Time Management
8 6 (4.17%) CRM
8 6 (4.17%) Document Management
9 4 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.78%) TOGAF
10 2 (1.39%) Data Management
10 2 (1.39%) ITSM
11 1 (0.69%) Identity Management
11 1 (0.69%) Workflow
11 1 (0.69%) Data Modelling
11 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (0.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.81%) PowerShell
2 16 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (0.69%) C
3 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 90 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (36.11%) MCITP
3 40 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 30 (20.83%) MCSE
4 30 (20.83%) CCA
4 30 (20.83%) Citrix Certification
5 29 (20.14%) CCEA
5 29 (20.14%) CCEE
6 18 (12.50%) MCP
7 12 (8.33%) MCSA
7 12 (8.33%) VCP5
7 12 (8.33%) VCP4
8 8 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (4.86%) CCNA
9 7 (4.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (2.08%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.08%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.39%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.39%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 41 (28.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (27.78%) vSphere
4 31 (21.53%) XenDesktop
5 18 (12.50%) XenApp
5 18 (12.50%) VMware ESX
6 13 (9.03%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (7.64%) Hyper-V
8 7 (4.86%) MetaFrame
8 7 (4.86%) Terminal Services
8 7 (4.86%) UAG
9 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 45 (31.25%) SCCM
2 19 (13.19%) SCOM
3 9 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (3.47%) WSUS
5 4 (2.78%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.39%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.69%) MOM
7 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 131 (90.97%) Microsoft
2 57 (39.58%) VMware
3 55 (38.19%) Citrix
4 54 (37.50%) Avaya
5 50 (34.72%) Cisco
6 29 (20.14%) EMC
6 29 (20.14%) AppSense
7 19 (13.19%) HP
8 17 (11.81%) Dell
9 10 (6.94%) Symantec
10 9 (6.25%) Apple
10 9 (6.25%) IBM
11 7 (4.86%) SAP
11 7 (4.86%) CheckPoint
11 7 (4.86%) SonicWALL
12 4 (2.78%) Trustwave
13 3 (2.08%) F5
14 2 (1.39%) IronPort
14 2 (1.39%) Veeam
14 2 (1.39%) Trend Micro
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