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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 167 195 201
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +6
Permanent jobs citing Lync 75 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.18% 0.47% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.91% 2.44% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 68 20 16
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £34,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +14.45%
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
1269 1024 1024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.97% 19.22% 18.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 886 904
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,150 £50,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +7 29 £36,500 -8.75%
Bristol +15 15 £40,000 -30.43% 12
Wiltshire -3 15 £23,500 -60.83%
Dorset -1 12 £48,750 +17.46% 4
Somerset -10 3 £52,500 +112.12%
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 110 (87.30%) Microsoft
2 102 (80.95%) Windows
3 92 (73.02%) MS Exchange
4 64 (50.79%) Active Directory
5 63 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 49 (38.89%) LAN
7 48 (38.10%) WAN
7 48 (38.10%) VMware
8 42 (33.33%) Avaya
9 41 (32.54%) MCITP
10 38 (30.16%) Cisco
11 37 (29.37%) SCCM
12 35 (27.78%) TCP/IP
13 34 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
14 33 (26.19%) vSphere
15 32 (25.40%) WLAN
16 30 (23.81%) Citrix
17 29 (23.02%) Exchange Server 2010
18 26 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
19 25 (19.84%) Windows Server 2003
20 24 (19.05%) Project Management
21 21 (16.67%) MS Excel
21 21 (16.67%) SharePoint
21 21 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
22 19 (15.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 19 (15.08%) Windows 7
22 19 (15.08%) Windows Server 2012
22 19 (15.08%) Windows XP
22 19 (15.08%) DHCP
22 19 (15.08%) DNS

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 92 (73.02%) MS Exchange
2 29 (23.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 21 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2000
5 9 (7.14%) IIS
6 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.59%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 16 (12.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.35%) Office 365
2 3 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.38%) SaaS
3 2 (1.59%) PaaS
3 2 (1.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (38.89%) LAN
2 48 (38.10%) WAN
3 35 (27.78%) TCP/IP
4 32 (25.40%) WLAN
5 19 (15.08%) DHCP
5 19 (15.08%) DNS
6 18 (14.29%) Firewall
7 16 (12.70%) SAN
8 13 (10.32%) VPN
9 10 (7.94%) Unified Communications
9 10 (7.94%) NetScaler
10 9 (7.14%) Ethernet
11 8 (6.35%) SSL
11 8 (6.35%) Wireless
12 4 (3.17%) Internet
12 4 (3.17%) MPLS
12 4 (3.17%) VoIP
12 4 (3.17%) NAS
13 2 (1.59%) SMTP
13 2 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (8.73%) Finance
2 6 (4.76%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.38%) Law
4 2 (1.59%) Marketing
4 2 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (26.19%) Project Engineer
2 27 (21.43%) Consultant
3 17 (13.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (10.32%) Analyst
5 12 (9.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 10 (7.94%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 10 (7.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Architect
7 9 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) Service Analyst
8 7 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (5.56%) Messaging Consultant
9 6 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
9 6 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (3.17%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (3.17%) Network Support Engineer
11 4 (3.17%) Desktop Engineer
11 4 (3.17%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.56%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.59%) .NET
3 1 (0.79%) COM
3 1 (0.79%) CSS
3 1 (0.79%) Middleware
3 1 (0.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.94%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.17%) iPad
3 3 (2.38%) iPhone
3 3 (2.38%) PDA
4 2 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.59%) PMI
4 2 (1.59%) Clustering
5 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.79%) Replication
5 1 (0.79%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 102 (80.95%) Windows
2 26 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (19.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (15.08%) Windows XP
4 19 (15.08%) Windows 7
4 19 (15.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 11 (8.73%) Windows Vista
6 11 (8.73%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.38%) Linux
8 1 (0.79%) Solaris
8 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.05%) Project Management
2 18 (14.29%) Migration
3 16 (12.70%) ITIL
4 14 (11.11%) Identity Management
5 11 (8.73%) Service Delivery
6 9 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.56%) CAD
8 6 (4.76%) CRM
8 6 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.97%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.17%) Time Management
10 4 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (2.38%) Document Management
11 3 (2.38%) Network Design
11 3 (2.38%) Service Management
11 3 (2.38%) Data Protection
12 2 (1.59%) Data Management
12 2 (1.59%) TOGAF
13 1 (0.79%) Content Management
13 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.73%) PowerShell
2 9 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (0.79%) C
3 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 63 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (32.54%) MCITP
3 19 (15.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (10.32%) Security Cleared
4 13 (10.32%) MCSE
5 11 (8.73%) CCA
5 11 (8.73%) Citrix Certification
5 11 (8.73%) CCEA
5 11 (8.73%) CCEE
6 9 (7.14%) MCP
7 7 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 7 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (3.97%) VCP5
8 5 (3.97%) VCP4
8 5 (3.97%) CCNA
8 5 (3.97%) MCSA
8 5 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.79%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (50.79%) Active Directory
2 34 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (26.19%) vSphere
4 19 (15.08%) VMware ESX
5 15 (11.90%) XenDesktop
6 10 (7.94%) Terminal Services
7 8 (6.35%) Hyper-V
8 7 (5.56%) MetaFrame
8 7 (5.56%) UAG
9 6 (4.76%) XenApp
10 5 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 37 (29.37%) SCCM
2 15 (11.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (8.73%) SCOM
4 10 (7.94%) Backup Exec
5 8 (6.35%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (6.35%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.17%) WSUS
7 3 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.59%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.79%) MOM
9 1 (0.79%) Nagios
9 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 110 (87.30%) Microsoft
2 48 (38.10%) VMware
3 42 (33.33%) Avaya
4 38 (30.16%) Cisco
5 30 (23.81%) Citrix
6 17 (13.49%) HP
7 16 (12.70%) Symantec
8 15 (11.90%) Dell
9 12 (9.52%) EMC
10 11 (8.73%) AppSense
11 9 (7.14%) Apple
12 8 (6.35%) McAfee
13 7 (5.56%) SonicWALL
14 6 (4.76%) CheckPoint
14 6 (4.76%) IBM
15 4 (3.17%) SAP
15 4 (3.17%) Trustwave
16 3 (2.38%) F5
17 2 (1.59%) IronPort
17 2 (1.59%) Polycom
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus + Car + Pension + BUPA
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Osborne Clarke
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Poole
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + profit share scheme + car allowance
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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