The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 75 103 108
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +5
Permanent jobs citing Lync 33 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.69% 1.11% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.78% 4.97% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 7
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Lync
South East

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 Sussex region.

Application Platforms Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
376 302 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 30.67% 22.34% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 339 279 256
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Lync
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Lync Salary Trend in West Sussex

Lync
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Lync
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Crawley -3 14 £42,500 +6.25%
Worthing - 8 £45,000 -
Horsham +1 1 £42,500 +18.05%
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 36 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 33 (71.74%) Microsoft
3 32 (69.57%) Windows
4 30 (65.22%) SAN
5 27 (58.70%) Cisco
6 26 (56.52%) DNS
6 26 (56.52%) MS Exchange
6 26 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (54.35%) WAN
7 25 (54.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 24 (52.17%) Clustering
9 23 (50.00%) Firewall
10 22 (47.83%) LAN
10 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
10 22 (47.83%) VMware
11 20 (43.48%) SCCM
11 20 (43.48%) HP
12 19 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (39.13%) DHCP
13 18 (39.13%) TCP/IP
14 17 (36.96%) Citrix
14 17 (36.96%) SharePoint
14 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (34.78%) Hyper-V
16 14 (30.43%) Load Balancing
16 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (30.43%) Dell
16 14 (30.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 14 (30.43%) High Availability
17 13 (28.26%) Lumension

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 26 (56.52%) MS Exchange
2 25 (54.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (36.96%) SharePoint
4 14 (30.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (28.26%) IIS
6 9 (19.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (19.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
1 2 (4.35%) Yammer
2 1 (2.17%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (65.22%) SAN
2 26 (56.52%) DNS
3 25 (54.35%) WAN
4 23 (50.00%) Firewall
5 22 (47.83%) LAN
6 18 (39.13%) DHCP
6 18 (39.13%) TCP/IP
7 10 (21.74%) NAS
8 7 (15.22%) BIG-IP
9 6 (13.04%) VoIP
10 4 (8.70%) Internet
11 3 (6.52%) Unified Communications
11 3 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (6.52%) Network Security
12 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (2.17%) Skype
12 1 (2.17%) VLAN
12 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (2.17%) DEFINITY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.26%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Back Office
3 4 (8.70%) Retail
4 3 (6.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (30.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Technical Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Operations Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Support
5 3 (6.52%) Network Team Leader
5 3 (6.52%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.35%) IT Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) .NET
1 13 (28.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (52.17%) Clustering
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (69.57%) Windows
2 26 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 6 (13.04%) Windows XP
6 5 (10.87%) Linux
7 4 (8.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (30.43%) Load Balancing
1 14 (30.43%) High Availability
2 13 (28.26%) Release Management
2 13 (28.26%) Business Continuity
2 13 (28.26%) Service Management
2 13 (28.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (21.74%) Network Load Balancing
4 9 (19.57%) Performance Management
4 9 (19.57%) ITIL
5 8 (17.39%) Change Management
5 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 7 (15.22%) Line Management
7 6 (13.04%) Project Management
7 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
7 6 (13.04%) Data Management
7 6 (13.04%) TOGAF
8 5 (10.87%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.52%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) MCSE
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (13.04%) CCNA
4 5 (10.87%) MCITP
5 4 (8.70%) MCP
6 3 (6.52%) CCNP
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) SLA
2 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 19 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (34.78%) Hyper-V
4 13 (28.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (21.74%) VMware ESX
6 4 (8.70%) ISA Server
6 4 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (6.52%) XenApp
8 1 (2.17%) vSphere
8 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (43.48%) SCCM
2 13 (28.26%) ARCserve
2 13 (28.26%) WSUS
2 13 (28.26%) SCSM
3 9 (19.57%) SCOM
4 8 (17.39%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 33 (71.74%) Microsoft
2 27 (58.70%) Cisco
3 22 (47.83%) VMware
4 20 (43.48%) HP
5 17 (36.96%) Citrix
6 14 (30.43%) Dell
7 13 (28.26%) Sophos
7 13 (28.26%) Juniper
7 13 (28.26%) CheckPoint
7 13 (28.26%) Lumension
8 11 (23.91%) 3PAR
9 9 (19.57%) SolarWinds
10 4 (8.70%) Brocade
11 3 (6.52%) Mitel
11 3 (6.52%) F5
12 2 (4.35%) SonicWALL
13 1 (2.17%) Riverbed
13 1 (2.17%) Meraki
13 1 (2.17%) Symantec
13 1 (2.17%) Avaya