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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 73 82 91
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Lync 33 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.39% 1.71% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.94% 9.01% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 9
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
255 233 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 18.48% 18.99% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 237 193 227
Average salary £36,000 £35,783 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.60% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £21,785
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 -7 22 £30,000 -16.66% 3
North Wales -3 10 £47,750 +46.92%
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 24 (54.55%) Windows
3 22 (50.00%) VMware
4 21 (47.73%) Cisco
5 19 (43.18%) ITIL
6 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
7 16 (36.36%) MS Office
7 16 (36.36%) Office 365
8 15 (34.09%) Citrix
8 15 (34.09%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (34.09%) CCNA
9 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
9 14 (31.82%) Firewall
10 13 (29.55%) LAN
10 13 (29.55%) VoIP
10 13 (29.55%) WAN
11 12 (27.27%) PBX
11 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (25.00%) XenApp
12 11 (25.00%) SAN
13 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
14 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
14 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
14 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (18.18%) Hyper-V

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.55%) IIS
5 2 (4.55%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (36.36%) MS Office
2 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (36.36%) Office 365
2 7 (15.91%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) Firewall
2 13 (29.55%) LAN
2 13 (29.55%) VoIP
2 13 (29.55%) WAN
3 12 (27.27%) PBX
4 11 (25.00%) SAN
5 8 (18.18%) QSIG
5 8 (18.18%) DPNSS
6 6 (13.64%) VPN
6 6 (13.64%) Network Security
6 6 (13.64%) NetScaler
7 5 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (9.09%) Wireless
8 4 (9.09%) FDDI
8 4 (9.09%) BGP
8 4 (9.09%) EIGRP
8 4 (9.09%) OSPF
8 4 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Architect
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Project Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Technical Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Junior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Implementation Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Blackberry
2 6 (13.64%) Clustering
3 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.09%) Statistics
4 4 (9.09%) GIS
5 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.55%) Linux
5 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) ITIL
2 8 (18.18%) Operations Management
3 5 (11.36%) Project Management
3 5 (11.36%) Migration
3 5 (11.36%) Product Management
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (9.09%) Business Development
4 4 (9.09%) Service Management
4 4 (9.09%) ITSM
4 4 (9.09%) Change Management
4 4 (9.09%) Network Management
5 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.27%) Coaching
6 1 (2.27%) People Management
6 1 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.27%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (34.09%) CCNA
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
2 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
3 8 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (18.18%) MCSA
4 6 (13.64%) MCSE
5 5 (11.36%) MCITP
6 4 (9.09%) CCNP
7 2 (4.55%) Degree
7 2 (4.55%) MCTS
7 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) ISO 9001
1 8 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.00%) XenApp
3 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 8 (18.18%) vSphere
5 4 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 4 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) SCCM
2 4 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (9.09%) OpenView
3 2 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.55%) WSUS
4 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 22 (50.00%) VMware
3 21 (47.73%) Cisco
4 15 (34.09%) Citrix
5 8 (18.18%) Avaya
5 8 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 5 (11.36%) Dell
6 5 (11.36%) SonicWALL
7 4 (9.09%) 3Com
7 4 (9.09%) Computacenter
7 4 (9.09%) Remedy
7 4 (9.09%) Nortel
7 4 (9.09%) BMC
7 4 (9.09%) Nokia
7 4 (9.09%) Siemens
7 4 (9.09%) F5
8 3 (6.82%) HP
9 2 (4.55%) Lotus
9 2 (4.55%) Symantec
9 2 (4.55%) NetApp
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wales
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Velindre
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago