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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Lync
Rank 79 86 83
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Lync 6 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.79% 0.56% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.45% 2.89% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 5
Average salary £39,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.09% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £52,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
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
174 173 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.86% 19.24% 21.08%
Number of salaries quoted 159 165 176
Average salary £41,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.88% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (78.57%) Citrix
1 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
1 11 (78.57%) XenApp
2 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (71.43%) WAN
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) SAN
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) vSphere
3 9 (64.29%) DHCP
3 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
3 9 (64.29%) DNS
3 9 (64.29%) LAN
3 9 (64.29%) WLAN
3 9 (64.29%) XenDesktop
3 9 (64.29%) NAS
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) PBX
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
8 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
8 1 (7.14%) VBScript
8 1 (7.14%) Windows
8 1 (7.14%) SSL
8 1 (7.14%) HP
8 1 (7.14%) VPN

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) SAN
1 10 (71.43%) WAN
2 9 (64.29%) DHCP
2 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 9 (64.29%) LAN
2 9 (64.29%) NAS
2 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
2 9 (64.29%) WLAN
3 3 (21.43%) PBX
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) FCoE
4 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.14%) IPsec
4 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Analyst
1 13 (92.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Applications Support
5 3 (21.43%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Exchange Support
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
1 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
1 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
1 11 (78.57%) XenApp
2 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (71.43%) vSphere
3 9 (64.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Citrix
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
3 1 (7.14%) Avaya
3 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) F5
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) IronPort
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) Nokia
3 1 (7.14%) Websense