The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 16 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 11 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.09% 1.65% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 45.83% 18.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Average salary £26,500 £56,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.67% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -12.62%
Lync
London

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

Application Platforms Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
24 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 17.65% 8.79% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 28
Average salary £33,500 £52,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.19% -38.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £98,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Lync
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Lync Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
4 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
5 11 (39.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (39.29%) Degree
5 11 (39.29%) SCCM
5 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
6 10 (35.71%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
7 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (28.57%) Cisco
8 8 (28.57%) CCNP
8 8 (28.57%) LAN
8 8 (28.57%) WAN
8 8 (28.57%) Cisco IPT
8 8 (28.57%) Polycom
8 8 (28.57%) XMPP
8 8 (28.57%) MCITP
8 8 (28.57%) SCCP
8 8 (28.57%) H.323
8 8 (28.57%) Finance
8 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (28.57%) Cisco UCCX
8 8 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (28.57%) WebEx
9 7 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (25.00%) Mentoring

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 18 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
3 11 (39.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 8 (28.57%) LAN
2 8 (28.57%) WAN
2 8 (28.57%) SCCP
2 8 (28.57%) H.323
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco IPT
2 8 (28.57%) WebEx
3 7 (25.00%) SMTP
3 7 (25.00%) DNS
4 5 (17.86%) SAN
4 5 (17.86%) DHCP
4 5 (17.86%) NAS
5 2 (7.14%) NetScaler
5 2 (7.14%) Skype
5 2 (7.14%) Firewall
5 2 (7.14%) Wireless
5 2 (7.14%) VPN
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Consultant
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco Consultant
1 8 (28.57%) Data Consultant
1 8 (28.57%) Messaging Engineer
1 8 (28.57%) Voice Consultant
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco Voice Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 5 (17.86%) IT Support
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.14%) Handset
3 2 (7.14%) CLARiiON
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 4 (14.29%) Android
6 2 (7.14%) UNIX
6 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Data Management
1 7 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 7 (25.00%) Coaching
2 6 (21.43%) Project Planning
2 6 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (21.43%) Migration
3 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Degree
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (28.57%) MCITP
3 8 (28.57%) CCNP
3 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (21.43%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) SCCM
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco UCCX
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Polycom
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) Sophos
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) Avaya
4 4 (14.29%) Symantec
5 3 (10.71%) VMware
6 2 (7.14%) IronPort
6 2 (7.14%) RightFax
6 2 (7.14%) MobileIron
6 2 (7.14%) McAfee
6 2 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) EMC
6 2 (7.14%) Juniper
6 2 (7.14%) NetApp
6 2 (7.14%) Nokia