The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 73 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Lync 10 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.23% - 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.78% - 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 3
Average salary £18,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Lync
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Application Platforms Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
173 178 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 21.31% 20.30% 25.21%
Number of salaries quoted 167 162 192
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Lync
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Southampton region.

Lync Salary Trend in Southampton

Lync
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Southampton

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
4 8 (61.54%) MS Office
4 8 (61.54%) Incident Management
4 8 (61.54%) Software Distribution
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (23.08%) MCSE
5 3 (23.08%) Office 365
6 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (15.38%) SCCM
6 2 (15.38%) ITSM
6 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (15.38%) MCITP
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) Avaya
6 2 (15.38%) Apple
6 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
6 2 (15.38%) PBX
6 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) CTI
6 2 (15.38%) Internet
6 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) PBX
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
1 2 (15.38%) CTI
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Service Desk Technician
2 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Incident Management
1 8 (61.54%) Software Distribution
2 2 (15.38%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) MCITP
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) MCT
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Avaya
2 2 (15.38%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) VMware