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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 75 85 81
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Lync 27 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.98% 1.29% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.39% 7.56% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 17
Average salary £47,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -8.60%
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
237 225 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.36% 17.08% 18.38%
Number of salaries quoted 222 201 218
Average salary £32,500 £35,783 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.17% +10.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 29 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 29 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 0 18 £30,000 -14.28%
North Wales +1 8 £49,250 +64.16%
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) VMware
3 19 (47.50%) ITIL
3 19 (47.50%) Cisco
4 16 (40.00%) MS Office
4 16 (40.00%) Office 365
5 15 (37.50%) CCNA
5 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (35.00%) Citrix
6 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
7 12 (30.00%) Firewall
7 12 (30.00%) PBX
7 12 (30.00%) VoIP
8 11 (27.50%) WAN
8 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
8 11 (27.50%) LAN
8 11 (27.50%) XenApp
9 10 (25.00%) SAN
9 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
10 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
10 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
10 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (20.00%) Operations Management
11 8 (20.00%) vSphere
11 8 (20.00%) ISO 9001
11 8 (20.00%) SLA

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (40.00%) MS Office
2 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (40.00%) Office 365
2 7 (17.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) Firewall
1 12 (30.00%) PBX
1 12 (30.00%) VoIP
2 11 (27.50%) WAN
2 11 (27.50%) LAN
3 10 (25.00%) SAN
4 8 (20.00%) DPNSS
4 8 (20.00%) QSIG
5 6 (15.00%) NetScaler
5 6 (15.00%) Network Security
5 6 (15.00%) VPN
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (10.00%) Wireless
6 4 (10.00%) FDDI
6 4 (10.00%) Ethernet
6 4 (10.00%) PPP
6 4 (10.00%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Project Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Junior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Systems Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Technical Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Blackberry
2 6 (15.00%) Clustering
3 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.00%) Statistics
4 4 (10.00%) GIS
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Operations Management
3 5 (12.50%) Product Management
4 4 (10.00%) Network Management
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (10.00%) Business Development
4 4 (10.00%) Change Management
4 4 (10.00%) Service Management
4 4 (10.00%) ITSM
4 4 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.50%) Coaching
7 1 (2.50%) People Management
7 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) CCNA
1 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
3 8 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (17.50%) MCSA
5 4 (10.00%) MCITP
5 4 (10.00%) CCNP
5 4 (10.00%) MCSE
6 2 (5.00%) Degree
6 2 (5.00%) MCTS
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 8 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (27.50%) XenApp
3 8 (20.00%) vSphere
4 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (10.00%) OpenView
2 4 (10.00%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 20 (50.00%) VMware
3 19 (47.50%) Cisco
4 14 (35.00%) Citrix
5 8 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (20.00%) Avaya
6 4 (10.00%) F5
6 4 (10.00%) SonicWALL
6 4 (10.00%) Computacenter
6 4 (10.00%) 3Com
6 4 (10.00%) BMC
6 4 (10.00%) Nokia
6 4 (10.00%) Siemens
6 4 (10.00%) Dell
6 4 (10.00%) Nortel
6 4 (10.00%) Remedy
7 2 (5.00%) McAfee
7 2 (5.00%) Lotus
7 2 (5.00%) NetApp
7 2 (5.00%) Symantec
Wales
Velindre
Salary: Competitive
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