The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 43 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 30 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.76% 2.17% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.44% 8.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 0
Average salary £50,000 £53,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.45%
Lync
Hertfordshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
172 100 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 33.01% 27.10% 37.00%
Number of salaries quoted 118 59 53
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Lync
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Lync Salary Trend in Watford

Lync
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Watford region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Watford

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 69 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 47 (62.67%) MS Excel
3 46 (61.33%) VMware
4 44 (58.67%) MS Exchange
5 39 (52.00%) Hyper-V
6 37 (49.33%) Cisco
7 36 (48.00%) Firewall
8 33 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (44.00%) Office 365
9 32 (42.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (41.33%) HP
11 29 (38.67%) Windows
12 28 (37.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 27 (36.00%) Active Directory
13 27 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 25 (33.33%) CCNA
14 25 (33.33%) ITIL
14 25 (33.33%) DNS
14 25 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
15 24 (32.00%) SCCM
16 23 (30.67%) MCSE
16 23 (30.67%) CheckPoint
16 23 (30.67%) Retail
16 23 (30.67%) Finance
17 22 (29.33%) LAN
17 22 (29.33%) WAN
18 20 (26.67%) MCITP
19 19 (25.33%) Linux
19 19 (25.33%) Exchange Server 2013
20 18 (24.00%) PaaS

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 44 (58.67%) MS Exchange
2 27 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 25 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (25.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (21.33%) SharePoint
6 11 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (9.33%) SAS
8 6 (8.00%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.67%) IIS
10 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (1.33%) Apache
11 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 47 (62.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (44.00%) Office 365
2 18 (24.00%) PaaS
3 12 (16.00%) IaaS
4 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (48.00%) Firewall
2 25 (33.33%) DNS
3 22 (29.33%) LAN
3 22 (29.33%) WAN
4 14 (18.67%) VPN
5 13 (17.33%) PBX
6 11 (14.67%) SAN
6 11 (14.67%) iSCSI
7 10 (13.33%) MPLS
8 8 (10.67%) DHCP
9 7 (9.33%) NAS
9 7 (9.33%) NetScaler
10 6 (8.00%) VLAN
10 6 (8.00%) ISDN
10 6 (8.00%) VoIP
11 5 (6.67%) HTTP
11 5 (6.67%) Unified Communications
12 3 (4.00%) HTTPS
13 1 (1.33%) Wireless
13 1 (1.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 23 (30.67%) Finance
1 23 (30.67%) Retail
2 10 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (38.67%) Consultant
2 18 (24.00%) Technical Consultant
3 16 (21.33%) Project Engineer
3 16 (21.33%) Technical Engineer
4 14 (18.67%) Architect
5 12 (16.00%) IT Architect
6 11 (14.67%) Analyst
7 9 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (12.00%) Senior Security Analyst
7 9 (12.00%) Security Analyst
7 9 (12.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 9 (12.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 7 (9.33%) Support Engineer
8 7 (9.33%) Server Support
9 6 (8.00%) Desktop Support
9 6 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (8.00%) Technical Support
9 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Consultant
9 6 (8.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 6 (8.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) COM
2 1 (1.33%) CSS
2 1 (1.33%) HTML
2 1 (1.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Visualisation
2 12 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 10 (13.33%) PKI
4 6 (8.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.67%) Replication
7 1 (1.33%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.33%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.67%) Windows
2 19 (25.33%) Linux
3 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) ITIL
2 18 (24.00%) Migration
3 17 (22.67%) Time Management
4 16 (21.33%) Change Management
5 12 (16.00%) Information Security
6 10 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 9 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (12.00%) Risk Analysis
7 9 (12.00%) Security Testing
7 9 (12.00%) Security Architecture
7 9 (12.00%) Database Security
8 7 (9.33%) Project Management
8 7 (9.33%) Network Design
9 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.33%) Kanban
9 4 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.33%) Identity Management
9 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.33%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.00%) C
1 6 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (37.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (33.33%) CCNA
4 23 (30.67%) MCSE
5 20 (26.67%) MCITP
6 17 (22.67%) CCNP
7 7 (9.33%) Degree
7 7 (9.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (9.33%) NCDA
7 7 (9.33%) NCIE
7 7 (9.33%) VCAP
8 5 (6.67%) MCSA
9 4 (5.33%) MCP
9 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (52.00%) Hyper-V
2 32 (42.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (36.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (17.33%) XenApp
4 13 (17.33%) XenDesktop
5 12 (16.00%) vSphere
6 10 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (10.67%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (9.33%) VMware ESX
9 6 (8.00%) Terminal Services
10 4 (5.33%) XenServer
11 1 (1.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (32.00%) SCCM
2 9 (12.00%) SCOM
3 3 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 69 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 46 (61.33%) VMware
3 37 (49.33%) Cisco
4 31 (41.33%) HP
5 23 (30.67%) CheckPoint
6 16 (21.33%) ProCurve
7 13 (17.33%) Red Hat
8 10 (13.33%) Citrix
9 8 (10.67%) EMC
9 8 (10.67%) NetApp
10 7 (9.33%) WatchGuard
10 7 (9.33%) Juniper
10 7 (9.33%) Dell
10 7 (9.33%) IBM
11 4 (5.33%) Avaya
11 4 (5.33%) Symantec
11 4 (5.33%) Rackspace
12 1 (1.33%) Clearswift
12 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.33%) CommVault
Watford
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