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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 85 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.12% 0.34% 0.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.49% 1.63% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 6
Average salary - £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
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
205 184 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 23.92% 20.81% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 191 180 165
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £50,000 £50,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 19 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
3 13 (68.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
4 10 (52.63%) Windows
4 10 (52.63%) Backup Exec
5 9 (47.37%) SCCM
5 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
5 9 (47.37%) HP
5 9 (47.37%) vSphere
6 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
6 8 (42.11%) NetApp
6 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (42.11%) MCSE
6 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (42.11%) MCITP
6 8 (42.11%) Migration
7 7 (36.84%) SLA
8 6 (31.58%) Cisco
8 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
8 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
8 6 (31.58%) Citrix
8 6 (31.58%) VMware
8 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (26.32%) Windows 8

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 19 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (68.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
5 5 (26.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (26.32%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) ISDN
3 3 (15.79%) SNMP
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) VLAN
4 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) FCoE
4 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) IPsec
4 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Service Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Service Desk Manager
2 5 (26.32%) IT Support
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Exchange Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) IT Support Technician
4 3 (15.79%) Support Technician
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Project Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
1 3 (15.79%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) Service Management
2 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
2 5 (26.32%) Network Management
3 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) MCSE
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (42.11%) MCITP
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) vSphere
3 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.79%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Backup Exec
2 9 (47.37%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) HP
3 8 (42.11%) NetApp
4 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
4 6 (31.58%) Citrix
4 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco
5 5 (26.32%) Symantec
6 3 (15.79%) Dell
7 1 (5.26%) Avaya
7 1 (5.26%) Juniper
7 1 (5.26%) Websense
7 1 (5.26%) Nokia
7 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.26%) IronPort
7 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.26%) F5
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