The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 204 220 267
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +47
Permanent jobs citing Lync 87 107 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 0.92% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.72% 4.41% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 82 90 59
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% -11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £65,000 £87,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
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 City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1843 2424 2224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 19.49% 20.93% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1525 2070 1999
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Lync
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Lync Salary Trend in the City of London

Lync
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in the City of London

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 129 (69.35%) Windows
2 111 (59.68%) Microsoft
3 100 (53.76%) Active Directory
4 89 (47.85%) VMware
5 72 (38.71%) MS Exchange
6 67 (36.02%) VMware Infrastructure
7 63 (33.87%) Cisco
8 60 (32.26%) MS Excel
9 48 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 42 (22.58%) SharePoint
11 41 (22.04%) Finance
11 41 (22.04%) SCCM
12 39 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
13 38 (20.43%) Exchange Server 2013
13 38 (20.43%) DNS
14 37 (19.89%) Citrix
14 37 (19.89%) Windows Server 2008
15 35 (18.82%) Firewall
16 34 (18.28%) ITIL
16 34 (18.28%) Office 365
16 34 (18.28%) Unified Communications
17 29 (15.59%) Windows 7
17 29 (15.59%) MS Office
18 28 (15.05%) LAN
19 26 (13.98%) Windows Server 2003
20 25 (13.44%) DHCP
21 24 (12.90%) SAN
22 23 (12.37%) Cisco Certification
22 23 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
23 22 (11.83%) WAN

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 72 (38.71%) MS Exchange
2 48 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (22.58%) SharePoint
4 38 (20.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (8.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (4.30%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (2.69%) MS Project Server
9 3 (1.61%) IIS
9 3 (1.61%) CMS
9 3 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.54%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 60 (32.26%) MS Excel
2 29 (15.59%) MS Office
3 3 (1.61%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics SL
4 1 (0.54%) SAP CCM
4 1 (0.54%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (18.28%) Office 365
2 23 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.69%) Mimecast
4 4 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.61%) IaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Yammer
6 1 (0.54%) Symantec.cloud
6 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (20.43%) DNS
2 35 (18.82%) Firewall
3 34 (18.28%) Unified Communications
4 28 (15.05%) LAN
5 25 (13.44%) DHCP
6 24 (12.90%) SAN
7 22 (11.83%) WAN
8 19 (10.22%) VoIP
9 18 (9.68%) TCP/IP
10 12 (6.45%) Wireless
11 10 (5.38%) NAS
12 9 (4.84%) WebEx
12 9 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (4.84%) VLAN
13 7 (3.76%) VPN
13 7 (3.76%) Avaya Modular Messaging
14 6 (3.23%) PBX
15 5 (2.69%) SMTP
15 5 (2.69%) SCCP
15 5 (2.69%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.54%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 41 (22.04%) Finance
2 15 (8.06%) Law
3 14 (7.53%) Legal
4 10 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.38%) Marketing
5 7 (3.76%) Advertising
6 5 (2.69%) Banking
6 5 (2.69%) Electronics
7 4 (2.15%) Front Office
8 3 (1.61%) Back Office
8 3 (1.61%) Games
9 1 (0.54%) French Language
9 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (11.29%) Support Engineer
2 17 (9.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (8.60%) Analyst
3 16 (8.60%) Consultant
4 15 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (6.99%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (5.91%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.38%) Architect
8 9 (4.84%) Support Analyst
8 9 (4.84%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 8 (4.30%) Avaya Engineer
9 8 (4.30%) Administrator
9 8 (4.30%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (4.30%) Communications Engineer
10 7 (3.76%) Telephony Engineer
10 7 (3.76%) Desktop Support
11 6 (3.23%) Technical Support
11 6 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (3.23%) Technical Leader
11 6 (3.23%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.23%) Application Packaging
2 4 (2.15%) MAPI
3 3 (1.61%) COM
4 2 (1.08%) XMPP
5 1 (0.54%) .NET
5 1 (0.54%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.54%) Web Services
5 1 (0.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.75%) Video Conferencing
2 14 (7.53%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.45%) Blackberry
4 9 (4.84%) Clustering
5 8 (4.30%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.15%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.15%) iPhone
8 3 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.61%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.61%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.08%) CLARiiON
9 2 (1.08%) VLE
10 1 (0.54%) PDA
10 1 (0.54%) Derivative
10 1 (0.54%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.54%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.54%) DTV
10 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 129 (69.35%) Windows
2 39 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (19.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (15.59%) Windows 7
5 26 (13.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (8.60%) Linux
7 13 (6.99%) Windows 8
8 10 (5.38%) Android
9 8 (4.30%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.69%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (2.69%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.15%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.08%) UNIX
13 1 (0.54%) Solaris
13 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.54%) CentOS
13 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.28%) ITIL
2 13 (6.99%) Project Management
3 12 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 11 (5.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (5.91%) CRM
5 10 (5.38%) PRINCE2
5 10 (5.38%) Problem Management
5 10 (5.38%) Data Protection
6 8 (4.30%) Mobile Device Management
6 8 (4.30%) Information Security
7 7 (3.76%) Migration
7 7 (3.76%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (3.23%) Mentoring
8 6 (3.23%) Information Governance
8 6 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (3.23%) Change Management
9 5 (2.69%) Network Design
10 4 (2.15%) Incident Management
10 4 (2.15%) Project Planning
10 4 (2.15%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.99%) SQL
2 12 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.61%) VB
3 3 (1.61%) C
4 1 (0.54%) C#
4 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (12.37%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (7.53%) CCNP
3 14 (7.53%) CCNA
4 11 (5.91%) MCITP
5 10 (5.38%) MCSE
6 8 (4.30%) Degree
6 8 (4.30%) MCTS
7 7 (3.76%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (3.23%) CISA
8 6 (3.23%) CISM
8 6 (3.23%) MCSA
8 6 (3.23%) Security Cleared
8 6 (3.23%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.23%) CISSP
8 6 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.15%) MCP
9 4 (2.15%) HNC
10 3 (1.61%) CCA
10 3 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.14%) SLA
2 8 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 100 (53.76%) Active Directory
2 67 (36.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (10.22%) XenApp
4 16 (8.60%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (7.53%) vSphere
5 14 (7.53%) Hyper-V
6 8 (4.30%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.15%) UAG
7 4 (2.15%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (1.61%) XenServer
8 3 (1.61%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.61%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.54%) vCloud
9 1 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.54%) Xen
9 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 41 (22.04%) SCCM
2 9 (4.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 9 (4.84%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (3.23%) SCOM
4 3 (1.61%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.61%) WSUS
4 3 (1.61%) SCSM
4 3 (1.61%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.08%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.54%) WMI
6 1 (0.54%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.54%) Nagios
6 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.54%) Puppet
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.54%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 111 (59.68%) Microsoft
2 89 (47.85%) VMware
3 63 (33.87%) Cisco
4 37 (19.89%) Citrix
5 21 (11.29%) Avaya
6 20 (10.75%) Polycom
7 15 (8.06%) HP
8 14 (7.53%) NetApp
8 14 (7.53%) Mitel
9 12 (6.45%) Symantec
10 10 (5.38%) EMC
11 7 (3.76%) Nortel
11 7 (3.76%) F5
12 6 (3.23%) Aruba
13 5 (2.69%) WatchGuard
13 5 (2.69%) Veeam
13 5 (2.69%) Dell
13 5 (2.69%) Adobe
14 4 (2.15%) Juniper
14 4 (2.15%) Apple
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 17 days ago