The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 77 90 93
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Lync 23 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.90% 0.56% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.91% 2.98% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 2
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -22.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £40,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £85,000 £43,150
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +2.22%
Application Platforms Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
232 235 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.19% 18.82% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 187 223 244
Average salary £35,783 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.71% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,757 £22,943
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £43,388
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Lync
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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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales +16 21 £36,000 +10.76%
North Wales +6 2 £32,500 -61.76%
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Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 33 (76.74%) Cisco
2 31 (72.09%) Microsoft
3 30 (69.77%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (65.12%) SAN
5 27 (62.79%) CCNP
6 21 (48.84%) HP
6 21 (48.84%) Firewall
6 21 (48.84%) SC Cleared
6 21 (48.84%) Security Cleared
7 20 (46.51%) F5
8 19 (44.19%) CheckPoint
9 18 (41.86%) Active Directory
10 17 (39.53%) SharePoint
10 17 (39.53%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (34.88%) Hyper-V
11 15 (34.88%) SonicWALL
11 15 (34.88%) Telecoms
11 15 (34.88%) VMware
11 15 (34.88%) VoIP
12 14 (32.56%) ITIL
12 14 (32.56%) Wireless
13 13 (30.23%) Blue Coat
13 13 (30.23%) ProCurve
13 13 (30.23%) Juniper
13 13 (30.23%) Aruba
13 13 (30.23%) Office 365
13 13 (30.23%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (27.91%) Email Migration
14 12 (27.91%) Project Management
14 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (39.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) Site Server
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (65.12%) SAN
2 21 (48.84%) Firewall
3 17 (39.53%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (34.88%) VoIP
5 14 (32.56%) Wireless
6 13 (30.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (25.58%) VLAN
7 11 (25.58%) VRRP
7 11 (25.58%) HSRP
8 9 (20.93%) Ethernet
9 8 (18.60%) WAN
9 8 (18.60%) VPN
9 8 (18.60%) ISDN
9 8 (18.60%) LAN
9 8 (18.60%) PBX
10 7 (16.28%) Internet
10 7 (16.28%) OSPF
10 7 (16.28%) BGP
10 7 (16.28%) EIGRP
10 7 (16.28%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (34.88%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.95%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Project Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Network Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Head of Infrastructure
6 2 (4.65%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.33%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Statistics
2 2 (4.65%) EqualLogic
2 2 (4.65%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) ITIL
2 12 (27.91%) Email Migration
2 12 (27.91%) Project Management
3 9 (20.93%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (18.60%) Change Management
4 8 (18.60%) Network Management
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.33%) Network Design
6 1 (2.33%) Time Management
6 1 (2.33%) CRM
6 1 (2.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (62.79%) CCNP
3 21 (48.84%) SC Cleared
3 21 (48.84%) Security Cleared
4 10 (23.26%) CCNA
5 8 (18.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (18.60%) CCIE
6 7 (16.28%) CCDP
7 5 (11.63%) CCDA
8 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.65%) MCSE
8 2 (4.65%) MCSA
9 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.33%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
1 1 (2.33%) GxP
System Software
1 18 (41.86%) Active Directory
2 15 (34.88%) Hyper-V
3 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (13.95%) UAG
5 2 (4.65%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.33%) XenApp
6 1 (2.33%) XenServer
6 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) CiscoWorks
1 7 (16.28%) OpenView
1 7 (16.28%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (4.65%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (76.74%) Cisco
2 31 (72.09%) Microsoft
3 21 (48.84%) HP
4 20 (46.51%) F5
5 19 (44.19%) CheckPoint
6 15 (34.88%) SonicWALL
6 15 (34.88%) VMware
7 13 (30.23%) Blue Coat
7 13 (30.23%) ProCurve
7 13 (30.23%) Juniper
7 13 (30.23%) Aruba
8 12 (27.91%) Fortinet
9 10 (23.26%) Dell
10 8 (18.60%) WatchGuard
10 8 (18.60%) Riverbed
10 8 (18.60%) Avaya
11 7 (16.28%) BMC
11 7 (16.28%) Nokia
11 7 (16.28%) Siemens
11 7 (16.28%) Nortel
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus,training,company car
Posted: 24 days ago