The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 75 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.56% 0.30% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.26% 2.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £24,250 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +23.45%
Lync
West Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
94 73 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 13.11% 10.86% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 89 66 56
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 22 August 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
(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
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £24,250 -
Lync
West Midlands

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Apple
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) Xen
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) IT Support
2 3 (60.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITSM
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Xen
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper