The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 62 70 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Permanent jobs citing Lync 9 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.38% 0.48% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.33% 3.06% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £46,250 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.90% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +14.45%
Lync
Wiltshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
73 98 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 11.21% 15.73% 18.49%
Number of salaries quoted 51 69 69
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,200 £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 Swindon

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Lync
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Lync Salary Trend in Swindon

Lync
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Swindon

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 8 (66.67%) Migration
4 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (50.00%) Office 365
6 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
7 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (33.33%) VMware
7 4 (33.33%) Firewall
7 4 (33.33%) MS Office
7 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (25.00%) ITIL
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (25.00%) Trustwave
8 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 2 (16.67%) Marketing
9 2 (16.67%) SCCM
9 2 (16.67%) Polycom
9 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (16.67%) Data Management
9 2 (16.67%) Network Design
9 2 (16.67%) IaaS
9 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
9 2 (16.67%) SaaS
9 2 (16.67%) PaaS
9 2 (16.67%) F5

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) IaaS
2 2 (16.67%) SaaS
2 2 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Messaging Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Pre Sales Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (16.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Network Design
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Trustwave
4 2 (16.67%) Polycom
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec