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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 80 70 73
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Lync 19 30 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.45% 2.27% 1.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.54% 12.82% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 12
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +23.45%
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
252 234 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.24% 17.67% 21.91%
Number of salaries quoted 225 202 199
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -17 16 £50,000 +25.00% 4
North Wales - 3 £27,500 - 1
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 28 (82.35%) Cisco
2 14 (41.18%) Juniper
2 14 (41.18%) SAN
2 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (41.18%) VMware
3 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
3 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
4 12 (35.29%) CCNP
4 12 (35.29%) CCNA
4 12 (35.29%) Windows
4 12 (35.29%) SharePoint
4 12 (35.29%) Firewall
4 12 (35.29%) Avaya
5 11 (32.35%) Dell
5 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
5 11 (32.35%) Office 365
6 10 (29.41%) Cisco CUCM
6 10 (29.41%) XMPP
6 10 (29.41%) Tandberg
6 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (26.47%) HP
7 9 (26.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (20.59%) Email Migration
9 7 (20.59%) VLAN
9 7 (20.59%) WatchGuard
9 7 (20.59%) SonicWALL
9 7 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
9 7 (20.59%) Project Management

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (35.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (32.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) SAN
2 12 (35.29%) Firewall
3 7 (20.59%) VLAN
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (17.65%) VRRP
4 6 (17.65%) VoIP
4 6 (17.65%) HSRP
5 5 (14.71%) LAN
5 5 (14.71%) WAN
6 4 (11.76%) Wireless
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (5.88%) PBX
7 2 (5.88%) WLAN
8 1 (2.94%) MPLS
8 1 (2.94%) OSPF
8 1 (2.94%) BGP
8 1 (2.94%) ISDN
8 1 (2.94%) DHCP
8 1 (2.94%) RIP
8 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.82%) Legal
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Consultant
2 9 (26.47%) Data Consultant
2 9 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Project Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) IT Support
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.94%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Statistics
2 1 (2.94%) Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.94%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.88%) Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Email Migration
1 7 (20.59%) Project Management
2 2 (5.88%) Network Management
2 2 (5.88%) ITIL
2 2 (5.88%) Change Management
2 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.94%) Validation
3 1 (2.94%) CRM
3 1 (2.94%) ERP
3 1 (2.94%) Change Control
3 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (2.94%) Time Management
3 1 (2.94%) IT Governance
3 1 (2.94%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
1 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (35.29%) CCNP
2 12 (35.29%) CCNA
3 9 (26.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (8.82%) CCDA
4 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) MCSE
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.94%) CCDP
6 1 (2.94%) CCIP
6 1 (2.94%) CCIE
6 1 (2.94%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) GxP
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
1 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
2 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.94%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.94%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) Cisco
2 14 (41.18%) Juniper
2 14 (41.18%) VMware
3 12 (35.29%) Avaya
4 11 (32.35%) Dell
4 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
5 10 (29.41%) Tandberg
6 9 (26.47%) HP
7 7 (20.59%) WatchGuard
7 7 (20.59%) SonicWALL
7 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
8 3 (8.82%) Citrix
8 3 (8.82%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
9 2 (5.88%) ProCurve
9 2 (5.88%) F5
9 2 (5.88%) Aruba
10 1 (2.94%) Sonus
10 1 (2.94%) Mitel
Wrexham, Clwyd
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + company health, pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
Centric Resource
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago