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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 188 179 182
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Lync 55 51 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.94% 0.83% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.01% 4.03% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 43 46 22
Average salary £35,750 £40,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.18% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -10.00%
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
1372 1265 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 23.54% 20.71% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1178 1080 838
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,330 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,123
% change year-on-year
- +2.24%

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 July 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 July 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 +23 23 £31,000 -24.39% 1
Bristol -18 16 £40,000 -23.80%
Somerset +15 7 £21,500 -14.00%
Wiltshire -11 4 £43,000 +79.16%
Gloucestershire - 4 £47,500 - 1
Devon -21 1 £27,000 -16.92% 1
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 101 (78.91%) Microsoft
2 87 (67.97%) MS Exchange
3 85 (66.41%) Active Directory
4 74 (57.81%) Windows
5 64 (50.00%) SCCM
6 58 (45.31%) VMware
7 53 (41.41%) Migration
8 49 (38.28%) Citrix
8 49 (38.28%) Exchange Server 2010
9 45 (35.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (30.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 38 (29.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 37 (28.91%) vSphere
13 36 (28.13%) Hyper-V
14 34 (26.56%) SCOM
14 34 (26.56%) MS Excel
15 33 (25.78%) ITIL
15 33 (25.78%) Microsoft Certification
16 32 (25.00%) Firewall
17 31 (24.22%) XenApp
17 31 (24.22%) Office 365
18 28 (21.88%) SQL
18 28 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2013
19 27 (21.09%) LAN
19 27 (21.09%) TCP/IP
19 27 (21.09%) WAN
20 25 (19.53%) Data Centre
21 24 (18.75%) Windows 7
21 24 (18.75%) Security Cleared
21 24 (18.75%) Project Management

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 87 (67.97%) MS Exchange
2 49 (38.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (15.63%) SharePoint
5 18 (14.06%) Office Communications Server
6 13 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (9.38%) IIS
8 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.78%) SAS
10 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 34 (26.56%) MS Excel
2 22 (17.19%) MS Office
3 3 (2.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (24.22%) Office 365
2 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.78%) SaaS
4 1 (0.78%) PaaS
4 1 (0.78%) IaaS
4 1 (0.78%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 32 (25.00%) Firewall
2 27 (21.09%) LAN
2 27 (21.09%) WAN
2 27 (21.09%) TCP/IP
3 17 (13.28%) VPN
4 14 (10.94%) DNS
4 14 (10.94%) VLAN
4 14 (10.94%) Unified Communications
4 14 (10.94%) WLAN
5 13 (10.16%) DHCP
6 12 (9.38%) SAN
7 11 (8.59%) SSL
8 6 (4.69%) VoIP
8 6 (4.69%) IPsec
9 5 (3.91%) Wireless
9 5 (3.91%) NetScaler
9 5 (3.91%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.34%) MPLS
10 3 (2.34%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
General
1 8 (6.25%) Finance
1 8 (6.25%) Marketing
2 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.13%) Legal
4 3 (2.34%) Banking
4 3 (2.34%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.34%) Law
4 3 (2.34%) Back Office
5 2 (1.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (23.44%) Analyst
2 26 (20.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (16.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 14 (10.94%) Consultant
5 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Consultant
6 8 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 7 (5.47%) Senior Account Manager
7 7 (5.47%) Desktop Support
7 7 (5.47%) Account Manager
7 7 (5.47%) Senior Manager
7 7 (5.47%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.69%) Architect
8 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
8 6 (4.69%) Messaging Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Help Desk Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Network Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.34%) Support Engineer
11 3 (2.34%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.28%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.34%) CGI
3 1 (0.78%) WinForms
3 1 (0.78%) HTML
3 1 (0.78%) .NET
3 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.78%) COM
3 1 (0.78%) CSS
3 1 (0.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.53%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.03%) Clustering
3 7 (5.47%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.91%) PDA
5 4 (3.13%) Life Science
5 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.34%) iPhone
6 3 (2.34%) iPad
6 3 (2.34%) GIS
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) DTV
7 1 (0.78%) CMDB
7 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.78%) User Experience
7 1 (0.78%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 74 (57.81%) Windows
2 45 (35.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (30.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 18 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (7.03%) Windows 8
7 8 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.69%) Mac OS
9 4 (3.13%) Windows 2000
9 4 (3.13%) Windows Vista
9 4 (3.13%) Android
10 3 (2.34%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (41.41%) Migration
2 33 (25.78%) ITIL
3 24 (18.75%) Project Management
4 20 (15.63%) Service Delivery
5 17 (13.28%) TOGAF
6 10 (7.81%) Business Development
7 8 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (6.25%) Service Management
7 8 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (5.47%) B2B
9 6 (4.69%) Asset Management
9 6 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (3.91%) Load Balancing
11 4 (3.13%) ITSM
11 4 (3.13%) Identity Management
11 4 (3.13%) Mentoring
12 3 (2.34%) Security Patching
12 3 (2.34%) PRINCE2
12 3 (2.34%) CRM
12 3 (2.34%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.88%) SQL
2 10 (7.81%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.56%) C#
4 1 (0.78%) C++
4 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (25.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 22 (17.19%) MCITP
4 20 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (11.72%) MCSE
6 13 (10.16%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.69%) MCP
7 6 (4.69%) MCSA
8 5 (3.91%) CCA
8 5 (3.91%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.13%) CCNP
9 4 (3.13%) CCNA
9 4 (3.13%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.34%) Degree
11 1 (0.78%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) SLA
1 3 (2.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 85 (66.41%) Active Directory
2 38 (29.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (28.91%) vSphere
4 36 (28.13%) Hyper-V
5 31 (24.22%) XenApp
6 13 (10.16%) XenServer
7 10 (7.81%) XenDesktop
7 10 (7.81%) VMware ESX
8 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (3.91%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.56%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 64 (50.00%) SCCM
2 34 (26.56%) SCOM
3 12 (9.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 11 (8.59%) Backup Exec
5 10 (7.81%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (3.91%) NetBackup
6 5 (3.91%) SCVMM
6 5 (3.91%) vMotion
7 4 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.78%) Puppet
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.78%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.78%) SCSM
Vendors
1 101 (78.91%) Microsoft
2 58 (45.31%) VMware
3 49 (38.28%) Citrix
4 23 (17.97%) Avaya
4 23 (17.97%) Cisco
5 22 (17.19%) Symantec
6 17 (13.28%) Dell
7 12 (9.38%) MobileIron
8 11 (8.59%) IBM
8 11 (8.59%) HP
9 10 (7.81%) Veeam
10 6 (4.69%) Reuters
10 6 (4.69%) Bloomberg
11 5 (3.91%) Websense
12 4 (3.13%) McAfee
12 4 (3.13%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.34%) Computacenter
13 3 (2.34%) Barracuda Networks
13 3 (2.34%) Dell Compellent
13 3 (2.34%) Trapeze
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