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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 88 94 92
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Lync 13 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.18% 0.87% 0.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.87% 3.83% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 11
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -
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
336 261 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 30.46% 22.58% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 296 229 213
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £61,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 4 March 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 -2 9 £42,500 +13.33%
Worthing - 2 £41,250 -
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (80.00%) SAN
3 15 (75.00%) Cisco
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (75.00%) Clustering
4 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (65.00%) MS Exchange
5 13 (65.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (55.00%) WAN
6 11 (55.00%) DNS
6 11 (55.00%) HP
7 10 (50.00%) Windows
7 10 (50.00%) VMware
7 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (45.00%) High Availability
8 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
8 9 (45.00%) SCCM
8 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (45.00%) Firewall
8 9 (45.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (45.00%) DHCP
8 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
8 9 (45.00%) Dell
8 9 (45.00%) Citrix
8 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
9 8 (40.00%) ARCserve
9 8 (40.00%) LAN
9 8 (40.00%) .NET
9 8 (40.00%) IIS

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 13 (65.00%) MS Exchange
1 13 (65.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (45.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (40.00%) IIS
4 7 (35.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (35.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) SAN
2 11 (55.00%) WAN
2 11 (55.00%) DNS
3 9 (45.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) DHCP
3 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (40.00%) LAN
5 7 (35.00%) VoIP
6 5 (25.00%) NAS
7 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
8 1 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (5.00%) VLAN
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
8 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (5.00%) DEFINITY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Avaya Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
1 8 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
1 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) High Availability
1 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 8 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (40.00%) Release Management
3 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (30.00%) Service Management
3 6 (30.00%) Data Management
3 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (15.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
7 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) CCNA
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (30.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) SCCM
2 8 (40.00%) ARCserve
2 8 (40.00%) WSUS
2 8 (40.00%) SCSM
3 5 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) HP
4 10 (50.00%) VMware
5 9 (45.00%) Dell
5 9 (45.00%) Citrix
6 8 (40.00%) Sophos
6 8 (40.00%) Lumension
7 7 (35.00%) 3PAR
8 6 (30.00%) Juniper
8 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
9 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
9 4 (20.00%) Brocade
10 3 (15.00%) F5
11 2 (10.00%) Avaya
12 1 (5.00%) Meraki
12 1 (5.00%) Verint
12 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
12 1 (5.00%) Symantec