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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 178 200 201
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +1
Permanent jobs citing Lync 58 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.00% 0.44% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.11% 2.22% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 46 21 11
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
1411 1169 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 24.33% 19.93% 21.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1216 1008 982
Average salary £37,000 £37,000 £37,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £52,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +9 24 £40,000 -23.80% 4
Dorset +17 18 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Devon -1 10 £35,000 -26.31%
Wiltshire -3 3 £34,000 -47.69% 3
Gloucestershire -8 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 114 (92.68%) Microsoft
2 100 (81.30%) MS Exchange
3 83 (67.48%) Active Directory
4 72 (58.54%) Windows
5 71 (57.72%) SCCM
6 59 (47.97%) VMware
7 53 (43.09%) Migration
8 52 (42.28%) Citrix
9 50 (40.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 46 (37.40%) vSphere
11 44 (35.77%) Exchange Server 2010
12 41 (33.33%) Hyper-V
13 40 (32.52%) WAN
14 39 (31.71%) TCP/IP
15 37 (30.08%) VMware Infrastructure
16 36 (29.27%) Office 365
17 34 (27.64%) Windows Server 2008
17 34 (27.64%) MCITP
17 34 (27.64%) Cisco
18 33 (26.83%) LAN
18 33 (26.83%) SCOM
19 32 (26.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 30 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2013
20 30 (24.39%) Avaya
20 30 (24.39%) Project Management
21 27 (21.95%) WLAN
21 27 (21.95%) ITIL
22 26 (21.14%) XenApp
23 25 (20.33%) Windows Server 2012
23 25 (20.33%) SQL

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 100 (81.30%) MS Exchange
2 44 (35.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (17.07%) Office Communications Server
5 19 (15.45%) IIS
6 16 (13.01%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (12.20%) SharePoint
8 9 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (18.70%) MS Excel
2 18 (14.63%) MS Office
3 4 (3.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 36 (29.27%) Office 365
2 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (32.52%) WAN
2 39 (31.71%) TCP/IP
3 33 (26.83%) LAN
4 27 (21.95%) WLAN
5 19 (15.45%) Firewall
6 18 (14.63%) SSL
7 16 (13.01%) SAN
8 13 (10.57%) DNS
8 13 (10.57%) DHCP
9 12 (9.76%) Unified Communications
10 11 (8.94%) VLAN
11 10 (8.13%) Wireless
11 10 (8.13%) VPN
11 10 (8.13%) NetScaler
12 5 (4.07%) iSCSI
13 3 (2.44%) VoIP
13 3 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
14 1 (0.81%) Broadband
14 1 (0.81%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (8.13%) Finance
2 8 (6.50%) Back Office
3 3 (2.44%) Law
3 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (22.76%) Analyst
2 26 (21.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (20.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 20 (16.26%) Consultant
5 12 (9.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Consultant
7 8 (6.50%) Project Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
9 5 (4.07%) Help Desk Engineer
10 3 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.44%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.44%) Architect
11 2 (1.63%) Messaging Engineer
11 2 (1.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Specialist
11 2 (1.63%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 2 (1.63%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 2 (1.63%) Systems Administrator
11 2 (1.63%) Network Engineer
11 2 (1.63%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.26%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.44%) CGI
3 1 (0.81%) WinForms
3 1 (0.81%) HTML
3 1 (0.81%) .NET
3 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.81%) CSS
3 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.94%) Clustering
2 7 (5.69%) PDA
3 3 (2.44%) GIS
3 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.44%) Life Science
4 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.81%) CMDB
4 1 (0.81%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 72 (58.54%) Windows
2 34 (27.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (20.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (7.32%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.07%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.07%) Windows 2000
6 5 (4.07%) Windows Vista
7 4 (3.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.81%) Linux
8 1 (0.81%) Android
8 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.09%) Migration
2 30 (24.39%) Project Management
3 27 (21.95%) ITIL
4 15 (12.20%) Service Delivery
5 13 (10.57%) TOGAF
6 11 (8.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (8.13%) Service Management
8 8 (6.50%) Document Management
9 7 (5.69%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (4.07%) Identity Management
10 5 (4.07%) Load Balancing
11 4 (3.25%) ITSM
12 3 (2.44%) Benchmarking
12 3 (2.44%) CRM
12 3 (2.44%) PRINCE2
12 3 (2.44%) Mentoring
12 3 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (2.44%) Business Development
13 2 (1.63%) Time Management
13 2 (1.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.33%) SQL
2 16 (13.01%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.63%) C#
4 1 (0.81%) C++
4 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (40.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (27.64%) MCITP
3 32 (26.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (17.07%) Security Cleared
5 15 (12.20%) MCSE
6 14 (11.38%) SC Cleared
7 10 (8.13%) CCA
7 10 (8.13%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (7.32%) MCSA
9 4 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.25%) CCNP
10 3 (2.44%) CCNA
11 2 (1.63%) Degree
11 2 (1.63%) CCEE
11 2 (1.63%) MCP
11 2 (1.63%) CCEA
12 1 (0.81%) CCIE
12 1 (0.81%) VCP5
12 1 (0.81%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.63%) SLA
System Software
1 83 (67.48%) Active Directory
2 46 (37.40%) vSphere
3 41 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 37 (30.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (21.14%) XenApp
6 15 (12.20%) XenDesktop
7 14 (11.38%) VMware ESX
8 12 (9.76%) XenServer
9 9 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (6.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (3.25%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.63%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 71 (57.72%) SCCM
2 33 (26.83%) SCOM
3 14 (11.38%) Backup Exec
4 13 (10.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (8.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 8 (6.50%) SCVMM
7 5 (4.07%) NetBackup
7 5 (4.07%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (4.07%) vMotion
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.81%) Puppet
8 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.81%) SCSM
Vendors
1 114 (92.68%) Microsoft
2 59 (47.97%) VMware
3 52 (42.28%) Citrix
4 34 (27.64%) Cisco
5 30 (24.39%) Avaya
6 24 (19.51%) Dell
7 23 (18.70%) Symantec
8 18 (14.63%) IBM
8 18 (14.63%) HP
9 10 (8.13%) MobileIron
10 8 (6.50%) Websense
10 8 (6.50%) Veeam
11 5 (4.07%) McAfee
12 4 (3.25%) NetApp
13 3 (2.44%) AppSense
13 3 (2.44%) EMC
13 3 (2.44%) Trapeze
13 3 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks
13 3 (2.44%) Computacenter
14 2 (1.63%) Apple
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