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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 184 169 176
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Permanent jobs citing Lync 62 62 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.03% 1.01% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.82% 5.02% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 55 61 18
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £23,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
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
1287 1235 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 21.30% 20.10% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1090 1058 808
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,388 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +20 23 £31,000 -34.73% 1
Bristol -8 18 £39,000 -25.71% 6
Gloucestershire - 10 £37,500 -
Somerset +7 7 £21,500 -14.00%
Wiltshire -12 3 £53,500 +122.91% 1
Devon -27 1 £27,000 -22.85%
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 89 (74.79%) Microsoft
2 80 (67.23%) MS Exchange
3 79 (66.39%) Active Directory
4 74 (62.18%) Windows
5 61 (51.26%) VMware
6 53 (44.54%) SCCM
7 52 (43.70%) Citrix
8 48 (40.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 48 (40.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 47 (39.50%) Migration
10 42 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 41 (34.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 35 (29.41%) Firewall
12 35 (29.41%) MS Excel
13 33 (27.73%) ITIL
14 32 (26.89%) Hyper-V
14 32 (26.89%) XenApp
15 29 (24.37%) Exchange Server 2013
15 29 (24.37%) SCOM
16 28 (23.53%) Windows 7
17 27 (22.69%) vSphere
17 27 (22.69%) SQL
17 27 (22.69%) Data Centre
18 26 (21.85%) LAN
18 26 (21.85%) Security Cleared
19 23 (19.33%) SQL Server
19 23 (19.33%) Microsoft Certification
19 23 (19.33%) Office 365
20 21 (17.65%) MS Office
21 20 (16.81%) WAN

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 80 (67.23%) MS Exchange
2 48 (40.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (24.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (15.97%) SharePoint
5 16 (13.45%) Office Communications Server
6 15 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (5.88%) IIS
9 6 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2000
10 4 (3.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (2.52%) SAS
12 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 35 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 21 (17.65%) MS Office
3 3 (2.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.33%) Office 365
2 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.68%) PaaS
3 2 (1.68%) IaaS
4 1 (0.84%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.84%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (29.41%) Firewall
2 26 (21.85%) LAN
3 20 (16.81%) WAN
4 18 (15.13%) DNS
5 17 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 17 (14.29%) VPN
6 14 (11.76%) Unified Communications
7 13 (10.92%) DHCP
7 13 (10.92%) VLAN
8 9 (7.56%) SAN
8 9 (7.56%) IPsec
9 8 (6.72%) WLAN
10 7 (5.88%) Skype
10 7 (5.88%) VoIP
11 6 (5.04%) SSL
12 4 (3.36%) MPLS
12 4 (3.36%) Wireless
13 3 (2.52%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (2.52%) Network Security
14 2 (1.68%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
General
1 11 (9.24%) Marketing
2 7 (5.88%) Finance
3 6 (5.04%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.20%) Legal
5 4 (3.36%) Banking
6 3 (2.52%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.68%) Advertising
7 2 (1.68%) Law
7 2 (1.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.84%) Electronics
8 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (26.05%) Analyst
2 25 (21.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (16.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (8.40%) Consultant
4 10 (8.40%) Account Manager
4 10 (8.40%) Senior Manager
4 10 (8.40%) Senior Account Manager
5 9 (7.56%) Support Analyst
6 7 (5.88%) Architect
6 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
7 6 (5.04%) Messaging Engineer
7 6 (5.04%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.04%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 5 (4.20%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.20%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) IT Support
8 5 (4.20%) Service Desk Technician
9 4 (3.36%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.92%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.52%) CGI
3 1 (0.84%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.69%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.08%) Blackberry
3 9 (7.56%) Clustering
4 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.36%) Life Science
5 3 (2.52%) iPhone
5 3 (2.52%) iPad
5 3 (2.52%) GIS
6 2 (1.68%) PDA
7 1 (0.84%) CCTV
7 1 (0.84%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.84%) DTV
7 1 (0.84%) User Experience
7 1 (0.84%) CMDB
7 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 74 (62.18%) Windows
2 48 (40.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 13 (10.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (7.56%) Mac OS
7 7 (5.88%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.88%) Android
8 6 (5.04%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.36%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (2.52%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.52%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.68%) Linux
11 2 (1.68%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.84%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (39.50%) Migration
2 33 (27.73%) ITIL
3 20 (16.81%) Service Delivery
4 18 (15.13%) Project Management
5 15 (12.61%) TOGAF
6 13 (10.92%) Business Development
7 10 (8.40%) B2B
7 10 (8.40%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (6.72%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (5.88%) Service Management
10 6 (5.04%) Asset Management
11 5 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (3.36%) ITSM
12 4 (3.36%) Load Balancing
12 4 (3.36%) Communications Security
12 4 (3.36%) Mentoring
13 3 (2.52%) Security Patching
13 3 (2.52%) Technical Analysis
13 3 (2.52%) Time Management
13 3 (2.52%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.69%) SQL
2 7 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.84%) C
3 1 (0.84%) C#
3 1 (0.84%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (21.85%) Security Cleared
2 23 (19.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (11.76%) MCITP
4 13 (10.92%) MCSE
5 11 (9.24%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.72%) DV Cleared
7 7 (5.88%) MCP
8 4 (3.36%) MCSA
8 4 (3.36%) CCNA
8 4 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.52%) Degree
9 3 (2.52%) CCNP
10 2 (1.68%) CCA
10 2 (1.68%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.84%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (66.39%) Active Directory
2 41 (34.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (26.89%) Hyper-V
3 32 (26.89%) XenApp
4 27 (22.69%) vSphere
5 13 (10.92%) XenServer
6 11 (9.24%) Terminal Services
7 8 (6.72%) VMware ESX
8 6 (5.04%) XenDesktop
9 5 (4.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.84%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.84%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 53 (44.54%) SCCM
2 29 (24.37%) SCOM
3 12 (10.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 8 (6.72%) Backup Exec
5 7 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (4.20%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.52%) ARCserve
7 3 (2.52%) Windows Intune
8 2 (1.68%) vMotion
8 2 (1.68%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.68%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.84%) Puppet
9 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.84%) SCSM
Vendors
1 89 (74.79%) Microsoft
2 61 (51.26%) VMware
3 52 (43.70%) Citrix
4 19 (15.97%) Symantec
5 16 (13.45%) Avaya
6 14 (11.76%) Cisco
7 12 (10.08%) MobileIron
8 11 (9.24%) Dell
9 7 (5.88%) Veeam
10 6 (5.04%) IBM
10 6 (5.04%) HP
10 6 (5.04%) Reuters
10 6 (5.04%) Bloomberg
11 5 (4.20%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.36%) Apple
13 3 (2.52%) Remedy
13 3 (2.52%) Computacenter
14 2 (1.68%) Barracuda Networks
14 2 (1.68%) Dell Compellent
14 2 (1.68%) Trapeze
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