The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 18 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 5.41% 1.41% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 32.00% 6.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.12%
Lync
Hertfordshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
25 50 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 16.89% 23.47% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 5
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +0.73%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Lync
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Lync Salary Trend in Stevenage

Lync
Salary Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (41.67%) Office 365
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL
7 3 (25.00%) CRM
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (25.00%) VoIP
7 3 (25.00%) WLAN
7 3 (25.00%) SLA
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (25.00%) Coaching
8 2 (16.67%) UNIX
8 2 (16.67%) MCSE

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 3 (25.00%) WLAN
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Design Authority
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Design Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Communications Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Team Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCTS
1 2 (16.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 2 (16.67%) Dell
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) HP