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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 67 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.17% 0.40% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.96% 2.11% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +18.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
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
104 95 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 17.78% 18.92% 20.03%
Number of salaries quoted 81 87 104
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £54,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (70.00%) Migration
4 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (60.00%) Office 365
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) MS Office
6 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco
7 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (30.00%) ITIL
7 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (30.00%) Firewall
8 2 (20.00%) Project Management
8 2 (20.00%) Data Management
8 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (20.00%) SaaS
8 2 (20.00%) PaaS
8 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (20.00%) F5
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (20.00%) IaaS
8 2 (20.00%) Trustwave
8 2 (20.00%) SCCM
8 2 (20.00%) HP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) SaaS
2 2 (20.00%) PaaS
2 2 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Messaging Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Messaging Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Trustwave
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec