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

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 194 192 196
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Lync 50 43 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.83% 0.69% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.32% 3.38% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 40 37 16
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £55,200 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
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
1505 1273 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 24.98% 20.52% 18.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1079 843
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Dorset +22 20 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Bristol -9 18 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Devon -15 5 £35,000 +6.06%
Wiltshire -10 4 £43,000 +79.16%
Somerset +13 3 £21,500 -14.00% 1
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 104 (85.25%) Microsoft
2 91 (74.59%) MS Exchange
3 81 (66.39%) Active Directory
4 68 (55.74%) SCCM
5 65 (53.28%) Windows
6 55 (45.08%) VMware
7 52 (42.62%) Migration
8 50 (40.98%) Citrix
9 46 (37.70%) Exchange Server 2010
10 41 (33.61%) vSphere
11 40 (32.79%) Hyper-V
12 38 (31.15%) Microsoft Certification
13 36 (29.51%) Office 365
13 36 (29.51%) VMware Infrastructure
14 35 (28.69%) Windows Server 2008
15 34 (27.87%) SCOM
16 33 (27.05%) TCP/IP
17 30 (24.59%) WAN
17 30 (24.59%) ITIL
18 29 (23.77%) Exchange Server 2013
19 27 (22.13%) Windows Server 2012
19 27 (22.13%) XenApp
19 27 (22.13%) SQL
19 27 (22.13%) MS Excel
20 26 (21.31%) Project Management
20 26 (21.31%) MCITP
21 25 (20.49%) Cisco
22 24 (19.67%) LAN
22 24 (19.67%) Symantec
22 24 (19.67%) Firewall

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 91 (74.59%) MS Exchange
2 46 (37.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (23.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (18.03%) Office Communications Server
5 19 (15.57%) SharePoint
6 15 (12.30%) IIS
6 15 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 27 (22.13%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.30%) MS Office
3 3 (2.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (29.51%) Office 365
2 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.82%) SaaS
4 1 (0.82%) PaaS
4 1 (0.82%) IaaS
4 1 (0.82%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.05%) TCP/IP
2 30 (24.59%) WAN
3 24 (19.67%) LAN
3 24 (19.67%) Firewall
4 19 (15.57%) WLAN
5 14 (11.48%) DNS
5 14 (11.48%) SSL
5 14 (11.48%) SAN
6 13 (10.66%) DHCP
7 12 (9.84%) Unified Communications
8 11 (9.02%) VLAN
9 10 (8.20%) VPN
10 7 (5.74%) Wireless
10 7 (5.74%) NetScaler
11 5 (4.10%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.46%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (1.64%) VoIP
14 1 (0.82%) Broadband
14 1 (0.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
General
1 7 (5.74%) Finance
2 6 (4.92%) Back Office
3 4 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.46%) Advertising
4 3 (2.46%) Marketing
4 3 (2.46%) Legal
5 2 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (25.41%) Analyst
2 30 (24.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (21.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 17 (13.93%) Consultant
5 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Consultant
6 9 (7.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
8 6 (4.92%) Messaging Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Help Desk Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Project Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) Architect
10 4 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.28%) Support Analyst
11 3 (2.46%) Senior Manager
11 3 (2.46%) Account Manager
11 3 (2.46%) Senior Account Manager
12 2 (1.64%) Exchange Consultant
12 2 (1.64%) IT Support
12 2 (1.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.21%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.46%) CGI
3 1 (0.82%) WinForms
3 1 (0.82%) HTML
3 1 (0.82%) .NET
3 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.82%) CSS
3 1 (0.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.39%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.20%) Clustering
3 6 (4.92%) PDA
4 4 (3.28%) Life Science
5 3 (2.46%) GIS
6 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.82%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.82%) CMDB
7 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (53.28%) Windows
2 35 (28.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (22.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (15.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (8.20%) Windows 8
6 9 (7.38%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.10%) Windows Vista
7 5 (4.10%) Windows 2000
7 5 (4.10%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.82%) Linux
8 1 (0.82%) Android
8 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.62%) Migration
2 30 (24.59%) ITIL
3 26 (21.31%) Project Management
4 18 (14.75%) Service Delivery
5 17 (13.93%) TOGAF
6 9 (7.38%) Service Management
7 8 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (6.56%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (4.92%) Document Management
8 6 (4.92%) Business Development
9 5 (4.10%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.10%) Identity Management
10 4 (3.28%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.28%) ITSM
10 4 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (2.46%) B2B
11 3 (2.46%) PRINCE2
11 3 (2.46%) CRM
11 3 (2.46%) Benchmarking
11 3 (2.46%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.13%) SQL
2 13 (10.66%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.64%) C#
4 1 (0.82%) C++
4 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (31.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (21.31%) MCITP
3 24 (19.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 22 (18.03%) Security Cleared
5 14 (11.48%) SC Cleared
6 13 (10.66%) MCSE
7 8 (6.56%) MCSA
8 7 (5.74%) CCA
8 7 (5.74%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (3.28%) CCNP
10 4 (3.28%) CCNA
11 3 (2.46%) Degree
12 2 (1.64%) MCP
13 1 (0.82%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (66.39%) Active Directory
2 41 (33.61%) vSphere
3 40 (32.79%) Hyper-V
4 36 (29.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (22.13%) XenApp
6 14 (11.48%) XenServer
7 12 (9.84%) XenDesktop
7 12 (9.84%) VMware ESX
8 7 (5.74%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (3.28%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.64%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.82%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 68 (55.74%) SCCM
2 34 (27.87%) SCOM
3 14 (11.48%) Backup Exec
4 12 (9.84%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (9.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (5.74%) SCVMM
6 5 (4.10%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (4.10%) NetBackup
6 5 (4.10%) vMotion
7 1 (0.82%) Puppet
7 1 (0.82%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.82%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.82%) SCSM
Vendors
1 104 (85.25%) Microsoft
2 55 (45.08%) VMware
3 50 (40.98%) Citrix
4 25 (20.49%) Cisco
5 24 (19.67%) Symantec
6 21 (17.21%) Avaya
7 20 (16.39%) Dell
8 14 (11.48%) IBM
8 14 (11.48%) HP
9 12 (9.84%) MobileIron
10 11 (9.02%) Veeam
11 7 (5.74%) Websense
12 5 (4.10%) McAfee
13 3 (2.46%) NetApp
13 3 (2.46%) Trapeze
13 3 (2.46%) Dell Compellent
13 3 (2.46%) Computacenter
13 3 (2.46%) Barracuda Networks
14 2 (1.64%) Apple
15 1 (0.82%) Business Objects
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