The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 93 86 83
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Lync 6 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.47% 1.65% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.56% 9.42% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 6
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £57,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.12%
Lync
UK

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

Application Platforms Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
234 223 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 18.22% 17.55% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 196 191 201
Average salary £34,368 £32,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.74% -5.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £42,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +0.73%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Lync
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Lync Salary Trend in Wales

Lync
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Wales

Lync
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -10 5 £33,250 -17.90% 2
North Wales -3 1 £52,000 +84.88%
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) Avaya
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) Juniper
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) XMPP
3 8 (44.44%) Tandberg
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (27.78%) VoIP
7 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 4 (22.22%) Dell
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (22.22%) Firewall
7 4 (22.22%) VMware
8 3 (16.67%) MCSA
8 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 3 (16.67%) LAN
8 3 (16.67%) WAN
8 3 (16.67%) DHCP
8 3 (16.67%) DNS
8 3 (16.67%) CCNA
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 2 (11.11%) MCP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) VoIP
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) WAN
3 3 (16.67%) DHCP
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) OSPF
5 1 (5.56%) BGP
5 1 (5.56%) PBX
5 1 (5.56%) WLAN
5 1 (5.56%) RIP
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) VPLS
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) Data Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Junior
4 2 (11.11%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Statistics
1 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
1 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) MCSA
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) CCNP
3 2 (11.11%) MCP
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) MCTS
4 1 (5.56%) MCITP
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.56%) CCIE
4 1 (5.56%) CCSP
4 1 (5.56%) CCIP
4 1 (5.56%) CCDA
4 1 (5.56%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (11.11%) WSUS
3 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) Avaya
3 8 (44.44%) Juniper
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) Tandberg
4 4 (22.22%) Dell
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Mitel
5 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) HP
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