What is the market
for Lync Skills looking
like?
And how do I get found (if I want to be found??)
The last 18 months
Release of Lync 2013
On-Premise
Online

Lync „Coming of Age‟ – 90% of FTSE 100 have Lync in some format...
How has this affected Salaries?
Average Perm Salaries:

Average Contract Rates p/d:

Administration / Support:
£30,000 - £...
Where is this all going?
Increase in demand for Voice skills from non-traditional MSFT Employers
O365 to drive adoption of...
How do I get found (if I want to
be??)
It‟s all about SEO…

The Power of 5 Times…
Building Silos of Information
Benefits:
Helps clarify experience
Increase SEO key word significantly
Useful Interview tool
The Nuts and Bolts
Lync:
Which versions?

What projects have you done
which involved it?

What have you done with each
ver...
How it all fits together
Take your answers, and put each section into your CV / Profile
Benefits:
Fleshes out your skills ...
Any
Questions?
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MSemploy presents the UK Lync Skills Market at MUCUGL

  1. 1. What is the market for Lync Skills looking like? And how do I get found (if I want to be found??)
  2. 2. The last 18 months Release of Lync 2013 On-Premise Online Lync „Coming of Age‟ – 90% of FTSE 100 have Lync in some format, usually IM / Presence Traditional Voice Partners take notice Increase in demand of Lync skills
  3. 3. How has this affected Salaries? Average Perm Salaries: Average Contract Rates p/d: Administration / Support: £30,000 - £45,000 Administration / Support: £200 – 250.00 Implementation Consultant: £40,000 - £50,000 Implementation Consultant: £250 - £350.00 Senior Consultant: £45,000 - £55,000 Senior Consultant: £350 - £450.00 Architect: £55,000 - £75,000 Architect: £450 - £600.00
  4. 4. Where is this all going? Increase in demand for Voice skills from non-traditional MSFT Employers O365 to drive adoption of Lync – creating a new niche skill set Salaries to even out and possibly decline as training plans catch up with demand
  5. 5. How do I get found (if I want to be??) It‟s all about SEO… The Power of 5 Times…
  6. 6. Building Silos of Information Benefits: Helps clarify experience Increase SEO key word significantly Useful Interview tool
  7. 7. The Nuts and Bolts Lync: Which versions? What projects have you done which involved it? What have you done with each version? How large was the project? Which features have you worked with for each version? What was your role in it? What was the Technology used? How often do you work with Lync?
  8. 8. How it all fits together Take your answers, and put each section into your CV / Profile Benefits: Fleshes out your skills allowing „tailoring‟ of experience Increases Keywords for SEO Helps with the interview question: “So: what are your main technical skills??”
  9. 9. Any Questions?

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