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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 51 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Lync 13 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.44% 3.61% 0.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.88% 15.44% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 3
Average salary £65,000 £50,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.71% +1.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -10.52%
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
165 136 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.02% 23.37% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 131 112 75
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £57,500
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 21 April 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Watford

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (51.61%) MS Exchange
3 15 (48.39%) SharePoint
4 10 (32.26%) Windows
4 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (29.03%) SCCM
5 9 (29.03%) SAP
6 8 (25.81%) Programme Management
6 8 (25.81%) Office 365
7 7 (22.58%) Unified Communications
7 7 (22.58%) WorkSite
7 7 (22.58%) Workflow
7 7 (22.58%) Practice Management
7 7 (22.58%) Finance
7 7 (22.58%) Project Management
7 7 (22.58%) SQL
7 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
7 7 (22.58%) HP
8 6 (19.35%) CRM
8 6 (19.35%) PBX
8 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
8 6 (19.35%) Quality Management
8 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (19.35%) Supplier Management
8 6 (19.35%) Document Management
8 6 (19.35%) Change Control
8 6 (19.35%) Degree
8 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (19.35%) QMS
8 6 (19.35%) SAP Business Workflow

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 16 (51.61%) MS Exchange
2 15 (48.39%) SharePoint
3 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (22.58%) WorkSite
5 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (16.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
9 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Agresso
1 5 (16.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Office 365
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.68%) OneDrive
4 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Unified Communications
2 6 (19.35%) PBX
3 5 (16.13%) Internet
4 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 2 (6.45%) SMTP
4 2 (6.45%) HTTP
4 2 (6.45%) DNS
4 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
4 2 (6.45%) SSL
5 1 (3.23%) Wireless
5 1 (3.23%) WAN
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Consultant
2 7 (22.58%) Project Manager
3 6 (19.35%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Sales Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Applications Support
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Exchange Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) SAP Business Workflow
2 1 (3.23%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) DTV
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Programme Management
2 7 (22.58%) Workflow
2 7 (22.58%) Practice Management
2 7 (22.58%) Project Management
3 6 (19.35%) Quality Management
3 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
3 6 (19.35%) CRM
3 6 (19.35%) Document Management
3 6 (19.35%) Supplier Management
3 6 (19.35%) QMS
3 6 (19.35%) Change Control
4 5 (16.13%) Performance Management
4 5 (16.13%) Line Management
4 5 (16.13%) Coaching
4 5 (16.13%) Release Management
4 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.13%) Identity Management
5 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.90%) Software Deployment
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
1 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (12.90%) MCSE
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.45%) MCITP
3 2 (6.45%) MCP
4 1 (3.23%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) SAP
3 7 (22.58%) HP
4 5 (16.13%) Kofax
4 5 (16.13%) Nintex
5 4 (12.90%) Citrix
6 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) Avaya
7 1 (3.23%) Lotus
7 1 (3.23%) VMware
7 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.23%) Aruba