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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 163 173 203
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +30
Permanent jobs citing Lync 64 38 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.03% 0.73% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.12% 3.96% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 62 20 11
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £33,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +23.45%
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
1250 960 1041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.16% 18.55% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1060 812 882
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £55,000
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +3 23 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Bristol +11 16 £52,500 +35.48% 7
Wiltshire 0 16 £24,000 -56.36% 1
Somerset -27 5 £25,000 -58.33%
Dorset -15 3 £41,000 -6.28% 4
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 74 (81.32%) Microsoft
2 72 (79.12%) Windows
3 62 (68.13%) MS Exchange
4 51 (56.04%) Active Directory
5 36 (39.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (38.46%) VMware
7 29 (31.87%) Cisco
8 27 (29.67%) Avaya
8 27 (29.67%) TCP/IP
8 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (29.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 26 (28.57%) SCCM
9 26 (28.57%) LAN
9 26 (28.57%) WAN
10 25 (27.47%) vSphere
11 24 (26.37%) MCITP
12 21 (23.08%) WLAN
12 21 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (20.88%) Exchange Server 2003
15 18 (19.78%) Firewall
15 18 (19.78%) HP
15 18 (19.78%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (18.68%) Windows 7
16 17 (18.68%) Dell
16 17 (18.68%) DNS
16 17 (18.68%) DHCP
16 17 (18.68%) VMware ESX
16 17 (18.68%) Migration
17 16 (17.58%) SharePoint

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 62 (68.13%) MS Exchange
2 27 (29.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (20.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (17.58%) SharePoint
5 12 (13.19%) IIS
6 10 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2000
7 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (3.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (3.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (2.20%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (1.10%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 12 (13.19%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Office 365
2 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (29.67%) TCP/IP
2 26 (28.57%) LAN
2 26 (28.57%) WAN
3 21 (23.08%) WLAN
4 18 (19.78%) Firewall
5 17 (18.68%) DNS
5 17 (18.68%) DHCP
6 11 (12.09%) VPN
7 8 (8.79%) SSL
8 7 (7.69%) Ethernet
9 6 (6.59%) VLAN
10 5 (5.49%) Unified Communications
11 4 (4.40%) SAN
12 3 (3.30%) Wireless
12 3 (3.30%) IPsec
12 3 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (3.30%) PABX
13 2 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (1.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (8.79%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (20.88%) Project Engineer
2 18 (19.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (14.29%) Consultant
4 10 (10.99%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 9 (9.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Architect
6 7 (7.69%) Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Messaging Consultant
7 6 (6.59%) Service Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.40%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Rollout Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Service Manager
10 3 (3.30%) IT Manager
10 3 (3.30%) Messaging Architect
10 3 (3.30%) Service Desk Engineer
11 2 (2.20%) Pre Sales Engineer
11 2 (2.20%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) Middleware
1 1 (1.10%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.49%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (5.49%) iPad
3 3 (3.30%) PDA
3 3 (3.30%) FMCG
3 3 (3.30%) iPhone
4 2 (2.20%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.10%) Clustering
5 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 72 (79.12%) Windows
2 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (19.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (18.68%) Windows 7
6 16 (17.58%) Windows XP
7 13 (14.29%) Windows 8
8 10 (10.99%) Windows 2000
8 10 (10.99%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.30%) Linux
9 3 (3.30%) UNIX
9 3 (3.30%) CentOS
9 3 (3.30%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.68%) Migration
2 13 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 11 (12.09%) Service Delivery
4 8 (8.79%) Project Management
4 8 (8.79%) ITIL
5 6 (6.59%) CAD
6 4 (4.40%) Network Design
7 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.30%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.30%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.30%) Supplier Management
7 3 (3.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.30%) Time Management
7 3 (3.30%) Data Protection
7 3 (3.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (2.20%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (2.20%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.20%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.20%) Network Management
9 1 (1.10%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (39.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (26.37%) MCITP
3 12 (13.19%) Security Cleared
4 8 (8.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (4.40%) Degree
6 4 (4.40%) MCSE
7 1 (1.10%) MCSA
7 1 (1.10%) MCT
7 1 (1.10%) MCSD
7 1 (1.10%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (56.04%) Active Directory
2 25 (27.47%) vSphere
3 21 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (18.68%) VMware ESX
5 9 (9.89%) Terminal Services
6 7 (7.69%) Hyper-V
7 6 (6.59%) UAG
7 6 (6.59%) MetaFrame
8 4 (4.40%) XenDesktop
9 3 (3.30%) XenApp
10 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 26 (28.57%) SCCM
2 13 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 7 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 7 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (4.40%) SCOM
5 3 (3.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.20%) MOM
6 2 (2.20%) Nagios
7 1 (1.10%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (1.10%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 74 (81.32%) Microsoft
2 35 (38.46%) VMware
3 29 (31.87%) Cisco
4 27 (29.67%) Avaya
5 18 (19.78%) HP
6 17 (18.68%) Dell
7 16 (17.58%) Citrix
8 13 (14.29%) Symantec
9 8 (8.79%) Apple
10 7 (7.69%) McAfee
11 6 (6.59%) SonicWALL
11 6 (6.59%) IBM
12 5 (5.49%) Trustwave
13 3 (3.30%) CommVault
14 2 (2.20%) LogRhythm
14 2 (2.20%) ArcSight
14 2 (2.20%) LogLogic
14 2 (2.20%) Bomgar
14 2 (2.20%) F5
14 2 (2.20%) RightFax
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