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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 65 34 46
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +12
Permanent jobs citing Lync 10 51 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.82% 8.07% 1.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.17% 25.63% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6 30 5
Average salary £60,000 £50,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.81% -12.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
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
162 199 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 29.51% 31.49% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 94 142 34
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 June 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Watford

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 10 (50.00%) PBX
5 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (40.00%) Office 365
5 8 (40.00%) Coaching
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (35.00%) Firewall
7 6 (30.00%) VMware
7 6 (30.00%) Programme Management
7 6 (30.00%) WAN
7 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (30.00%) SAP
7 6 (30.00%) LAN
7 6 (30.00%) Terminal Services
7 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
8 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (25.00%) VLAN
8 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (25.00%) PaaS
8 5 (25.00%) Unified Communications
8 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 5 (25.00%) DHCP
8 5 (25.00%) VPN
8 5 (25.00%) DNS

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (20.00%) WorkSite
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Office 365
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (25.00%) PaaS
3 3 (15.00%) OneDrive
4 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) PBX
2 7 (35.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) LAN
3 6 (30.00%) WAN
4 5 (25.00%) DHCP
4 5 (25.00%) ISDN
4 5 (25.00%) VoIP
4 5 (25.00%) VPN
4 5 (25.00%) DNS
4 5 (25.00%) VLAN
4 5 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 5 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (10.00%) SSL
5 2 (10.00%) HTTP
5 2 (10.00%) SMTP
6 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Sales Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.00%) DTV
3 2 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Coaching
2 6 (30.00%) Programme Management
3 5 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (20.00%) QMS
4 4 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Practice Management
4 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (15.00%) Document Management
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Workflow
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.00%) Change Control
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (15.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
1 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Terminal Services
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) SAP
3 4 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.00%) Kofax
5 2 (10.00%) Nintex
6 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.00%) Aruba
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