The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 196 164 176
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +12
Permanent jobs citing Lync 35 55 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.60% 1.02% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.32% 5.08% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 20 50 23
Average salary £58,750 £46,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.34% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £40,000 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -10.00%
Lync
England

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

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1054 1082 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.00% 20.14% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 867 920 863
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,123
% change year-on-year
- +2.24%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Lync
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Lync Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Lync
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Lync
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Birmingham -7 30 £61,250 +30.31% 3
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Coventry -21 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 58 (86.57%) Microsoft
2 37 (55.22%) VMware
3 34 (50.75%) SQL
4 31 (46.27%) Active Directory
5 28 (41.79%) SCCM
6 26 (38.81%) MS Excel
7 24 (35.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (32.84%) MS Exchange
9 21 (31.34%) ITIL
9 21 (31.34%) Windows
10 15 (22.39%) NetApp
11 14 (20.90%) EMC
11 14 (20.90%) SharePoint
11 14 (20.90%) Office 365
12 13 (19.40%) 3PAR
12 13 (19.40%) Incident Management
13 12 (17.91%) VMware Workstation
13 12 (17.91%) Citrix
14 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (16.42%) MCSE
14 11 (16.42%) SCOM
14 11 (16.42%) Hyper-V
14 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
15 10 (14.93%) Telecoms
16 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
16 9 (13.43%) Cisco
16 9 (13.43%) Unified Communications
17 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2013

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 22 (32.84%) MS Exchange
2 14 (20.90%) SharePoint
3 10 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 26 (38.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.90%) Office 365
2 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.45%) IaaS
4 2 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.49%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) Unified Communications
2 8 (11.94%) SAN
3 6 (8.96%) DNS
4 5 (7.46%) Skype
5 4 (5.97%) DHCP
6 3 (4.48%) LAN
6 3 (4.48%) WAN
6 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.99%) VPN
7 2 (2.99%) MPLS
7 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.99%) Wireless
7 2 (2.99%) VLAN
7 2 (2.99%) Network Security
8 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.49%) WebEx
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (1.49%) VPLS
8 1 (1.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (14.93%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.99%) Legal
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Consultant
2 13 (19.40%) Architect
3 12 (17.91%) Technical Leader
4 8 (11.94%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (10.45%) Support Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Help Desk Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Help Desk Support
5 7 (10.45%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 6 (8.96%) IT Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.97%) Administrator
9 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (2.99%) IT Administrator
10 2 (2.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) GIS
1 4 (5.97%) Replication
1 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.48%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.48%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) IVR
4 1 (1.49%) Statistics
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.34%) Windows
2 7 (10.45%) AIX
3 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) ITIL
2 13 (19.40%) Incident Management
3 8 (11.94%) Migration
4 7 (10.45%) Information Security
5 6 (8.96%) TOGAF
5 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (5.97%) Business Development
6 4 (5.97%) Service Management
6 4 (5.97%) ITSM
7 3 (4.48%) Project Management
7 3 (4.48%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.99%) Change Management
8 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.49%) Six Sigma
9 1 (1.49%) CRM
9 1 (1.49%) QMS
9 1 (1.49%) Product Management
9 1 (1.49%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) SQL
2 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.99%) VBScript
3 2 (2.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) MCSE
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
3 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.94%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (8.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (8.96%) MCSA
5 6 (8.96%) CCA
5 6 (8.96%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.48%) CCNP
6 3 (4.48%) CCVP
6 3 (4.48%) HP MASE
6 3 (4.48%) MCITP
7 2 (2.99%) HP ASE
7 2 (2.99%) NCIE
8 1 (1.49%) Degree
8 1 (1.49%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (46.27%) Active Directory
2 24 (35.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (17.91%) VMware Workstation
4 11 (16.42%) Hyper-V
5 7 (10.45%) XenApp
6 4 (5.97%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.97%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.48%) vSphere
8 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (41.79%) SCCM
2 11 (16.42%) SCOM
3 7 (10.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (4.48%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Intune
6 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (86.57%) Microsoft
2 37 (55.22%) VMware
3 15 (22.39%) NetApp
4 14 (20.90%) EMC
5 13 (19.40%) 3PAR
6 12 (17.91%) Citrix
7 9 (13.43%) Cisco
8 5 (7.46%) Dell
9 4 (5.97%) Mitel
9 4 (5.97%) Computacenter
9 4 (5.97%) HP
9 4 (5.97%) Avaya
10 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
10 3 (4.48%) Symantec
10 3 (4.48%) Sophos
10 3 (4.48%) Aruba
11 2 (2.99%) IPFX
11 2 (2.99%) Autodesk
11 2 (2.99%) BT
11 2 (2.99%) CommVault
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Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
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