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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 18 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Lync 15 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 7.21% - 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.73% - 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £34,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.45%
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
66 44 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 31.73% 38.94% 45.61%
Number of salaries quoted 30 42 46
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (76.19%) Degree
3 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) VMware
5 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
5 5 (23.81%) SLA
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco
6 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (19.05%) SCCM
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (14.29%) Change Control
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (9.52%) SAN
8 2 (9.52%) WAN
8 2 (9.52%) HP
8 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (4.76%) ProCurve
9 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (4.76%) SCOM
9 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (4.76%) vSphere
9 1 (4.76%) 3PAR

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Systems Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Specialist
2 5 (23.81%) Senior Microsoft Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.76%) Replication
1 1 (4.76%) Celerra
1 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Avaya
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) WatchGuard
5 1 (4.76%) ProCurve
5 1 (4.76%) 3PAR