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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 61 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Lync 2 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.38% 0.71% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.17% 4.63% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 4
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £35,000 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,700 £53,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
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
92 108 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 17.26% 15.41% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 85 81 83
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) CCTV
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CCTV
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware