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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 69 79 63
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.17% 0.14% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.01% 1.01% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £35,500 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.33% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -8.60%
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
99 99 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.42% 13.75% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 89 94 82
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £34,050
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,550 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) WebEx

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) WebEx
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya