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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 183 164 182
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Permanent jobs citing Lync 34 49 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.91% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.61% 4.73% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 25 44 19
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -13.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £31,550 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £79,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
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
942 1037 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.81% 19.21% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 788 871 880
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +4 31 £50,000 +6.38% 4
West Bromwich - 1 £60,000 - 1
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 61 (89.71%) Microsoft
2 41 (60.29%) Active Directory
3 39 (57.35%) VMware
4 31 (45.59%) SCCM
5 30 (44.12%) MS Exchange
6 29 (42.65%) SQL
7 28 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (36.76%) Windows
9 24 (35.29%) MS Excel
10 21 (30.88%) ITIL
11 16 (23.53%) Incident Management
12 15 (22.06%) NetApp
13 13 (19.12%) EMC
13 13 (19.12%) Hyper-V
13 13 (19.12%) 3PAR
14 12 (17.65%) Office 365
14 12 (17.65%) SharePoint
14 12 (17.65%) SCOM
14 12 (17.65%) VMware Workstation
15 11 (16.18%) Telecoms
15 11 (16.18%) MCSE
15 11 (16.18%) MS Office
15 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
17 9 (13.24%) Cisco
18 8 (11.76%) SAN
18 8 (11.76%) Citrix
18 8 (11.76%) SLA
18 8 (11.76%) Migration

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 30 (44.12%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.18%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.65%) Office 365
2 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (11.76%) IaaS
4 1 (1.47%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) SAN
1 8 (11.76%) Skype
2 6 (8.82%) Unified Communications
3 5 (7.35%) DNS
4 4 (5.88%) VoIP
4 4 (5.88%) DHCP
5 3 (4.41%) WAN
5 3 (4.41%) LAN
5 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.41%) Wireless
6 2 (2.94%) VPN
6 2 (2.94%) VLAN
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (1.47%) VPLS
7 1 (1.47%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.47%) MPLS
7 1 (1.47%) NetScreen
7 1 (1.47%) Firewall
7 1 (1.47%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 11 (16.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (22.06%) Architect
2 12 (17.65%) Technical Leader
3 9 (13.24%) Consultant
4 8 (11.76%) Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Support Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Help Desk Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Help Desk Support
5 7 (10.29%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Architect
6 6 (8.82%) Administrator
6 6 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) IT Support
9 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Replication
1 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.88%) GIS
3 3 (4.41%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.41%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.47%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.47%) IVR
5 1 (1.47%) Statistics
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.76%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) AIX
3 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.82%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) ITIL
2 16 (23.53%) Incident Management
3 8 (11.76%) Migration
3 8 (11.76%) Information Security
4 7 (10.29%) TOGAF
4 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (5.88%) Business Development
5 4 (5.88%) Service Management
5 4 (5.88%) ITSM
6 3 (4.41%) Change Management
7 2 (2.94%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.94%) Project Management
8 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.47%) QMS
8 1 (1.47%) Product Management
8 1 (1.47%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.47%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.47%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.65%) SQL
2 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.47%) VBScript
3 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) MCSE
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.29%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (8.82%) MCSA
3 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.41%) MCITP
6 2 (2.94%) CCA
6 2 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.47%) MCTS
7 1 (1.47%) Degree
7 1 (1.47%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (60.29%) Active Directory
2 28 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (19.12%) Hyper-V
4 12 (17.65%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (7.35%) XenApp
6 4 (5.88%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.88%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.41%) vSphere
8 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 31 (45.59%) SCCM
2 12 (17.65%) SCOM
3 8 (11.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (4.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Intune
6 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (89.71%) Microsoft
2 39 (57.35%) VMware
3 15 (22.06%) NetApp
4 13 (19.12%) EMC
4 13 (19.12%) 3PAR
5 9 (13.24%) Cisco
6 8 (11.76%) Citrix
7 6 (8.82%) HP
8 5 (7.35%) Dell
9 4 (5.88%) IBM
9 4 (5.88%) Computacenter
9 4 (5.88%) McAfee
10 3 (4.41%) Autodesk
10 3 (4.41%) BT
10 3 (4.41%) Symantec
11 2 (2.94%) IPFX
11 2 (2.94%) CommVault
12 1 (1.47%) Open-E
12 1 (1.47%) Avaya
12 1 (1.47%) NEC
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