The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank - 19 30
Permanent jobs citing Lync 0 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield - 7.02% 2.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 18.18% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 4
Average salary - £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -7.60%
Lync
West Yorkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
36 44 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 23.53% 38.60% 36.24%
Number of salaries quoted 36 38 48
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +44.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £25,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Lync
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Lync Salary Trend in Wakefield

Lync
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Sales Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel