The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 68 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.51% 0.18% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.11% 1.05% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £22,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.45% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Application Platforms Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
73 95 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.37% 16.93% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 65 86 81
Average salary £31,750 £34,025 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.68% -2.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Lync
West Midlands

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Lync
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Lync Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Lync
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stafford -1 3 £37,500 +70.45%
Lync
West Midlands

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (42.86%) BlackBerry Internet Service
4 3 (42.86%) Time Management
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (28.57%) EMC
5 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) WSUS

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) BlackBerry Internet Service
3 1 (14.29%) Xen
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 2 (28.57%) Veeam
4 2 (28.57%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) Mitel