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 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 208 264 275
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +11
Permanent jobs citing Lync 120 53 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.06% 0.45% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.08% 2.40% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 98 50 58
Average salary £47,500 £56,250 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +14.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,375 £86,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
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
2360 2205 2515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 20.77% 18.55% 19.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2017 1954 2325
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 29 September 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in the City of London

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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.

1 161 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 137 (54.15%) MS Exchange
3 134 (52.96%) Windows
4 117 (46.25%) Active Directory
5 88 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 83 (32.81%) MS Excel
7 77 (30.43%) ITIL
8 72 (28.46%) DNS
9 70 (27.67%) Finance
10 68 (26.88%) VMware
11 67 (26.48%) SharePoint
12 66 (26.09%) Cisco
13 65 (25.69%) Unified Communications
14 64 (25.30%) Blackberry
15 54 (21.34%) Microsoft Certification
16 53 (20.95%) Windows Server 2008
17 47 (18.58%) DHCP
18 42 (16.60%) MCSE
18 42 (16.60%) MS Office
19 39 (15.42%) VMware Infrastructure
19 39 (15.42%) Office 365
19 39 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
20 38 (15.02%) Windows 7
21 37 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
22 35 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2007
23 34 (13.44%) SAN
23 34 (13.44%) Cisco Certification
23 34 (13.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
23 34 (13.44%) VPN
24 32 (12.65%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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
1 137 (54.15%) MS Exchange
2 88 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 67 (26.48%) SharePoint
4 35 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 34 (13.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 29 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (7.11%) Office Communications Server
8 17 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (5.93%) Lotus Domino
10 10 (3.95%) IIS
11 9 (3.56%) IBM Notes
12 7 (2.77%) Apache
13 6 (2.37%) Tomcat
13 6 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.79%) WorkSite
15 2 (0.79%) Jetty
15 2 (0.79%) nginx
15 2 (0.79%) CMS
Applications
1 83 (32.81%) MS Excel
2 42 (16.60%) MS Office
3 11 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.19%) Eikon
3 2 (0.79%) Tridion
3 2 (0.79%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 39 (15.42%) Office 365
2 6 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.79%) IaaS
4 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (28.46%) DNS
2 65 (25.69%) Unified Communications
3 47 (18.58%) DHCP
4 34 (13.44%) VPN
4 34 (13.44%) SAN
5 32 (12.65%) TCP/IP
6 29 (11.46%) VoIP
7 27 (10.67%) Firewall
8 25 (9.88%) Internet
8 25 (9.88%) SMTP
9 24 (9.49%) LAN
10 20 (7.91%) WAN
11 18 (7.11%) MPLS
12 15 (5.93%) Wireless
12 15 (5.93%) NAS
13 12 (4.74%) PBX
14 9 (3.56%) IP Telephony
14 9 (3.56%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (3.16%) ISDN
15 8 (3.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.79%) MySQL
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 70 (27.67%) Finance
2 32 (12.65%) Telecoms
3 23 (9.09%) Law
4 15 (5.93%) Advertising
5 13 (5.14%) Banking
5 13 (5.14%) Legal
6 10 (3.95%) Marketing
7 9 (3.56%) Publishing
8 5 (1.98%) Back Office
9 3 (1.19%) Electronics
9 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.79%) Retail
11 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 31 (12.25%) Support Engineer
2 29 (11.46%) Consultant
3 25 (9.88%) Messaging Engineer
4 22 (8.70%) Analyst
4 22 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (6.72%) Administrator
6 16 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (5.53%) Architect
8 13 (5.14%) Support Analyst
8 13 (5.14%) Team Leader
9 12 (4.74%) IT Support
10 11 (4.35%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.95%) Microsoft Consultant
11 10 (3.95%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 9 (3.56%) Messaging Administrator
12 9 (3.56%) Support Technician
13 8 (3.16%) Infrastructure Manager
13 8 (3.16%) Desktop Support
14 7 (2.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 7 (2.77%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.37%) XMPP
2 3 (1.19%) Software Packaging
2 3 (1.19%) COM
3 2 (0.79%) CSS
3 2 (0.79%) XML
3 2 (0.79%) WinForms
3 2 (0.79%) HTML
3 2 (0.79%) .NET
3 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.40%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 64 (25.30%) Blackberry
2 39 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.95%) Clustering
3 10 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (2.37%) iPad
5 5 (1.98%) PDA
6 4 (1.58%) iPhone
7 3 (1.19%) Derivative
7 3 (1.19%) Spread Betting
7 3 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.19%) PKI
7 3 (1.19%) Replication
7 3 (1.19%) DTV
7 3 (1.19%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.79%) BBC
8 2 (0.79%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.79%) Statistics
9 1 (0.40%) CMDB
9 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 134 (52.96%) Windows
2 53 (20.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (15.02%) Windows 7
4 37 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (10.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (7.11%) Windows XP
7 13 (5.14%) Windows 8
8 9 (3.56%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (3.16%) Linux
10 7 (2.77%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.77%) Android
11 4 (1.58%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.19%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.79%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.40%) Debian
14 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.40%) UNIX
14 1 (0.40%) CentOS
14 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (30.43%) ITIL
2 26 (10.28%) Change Management
3 23 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 22 (8.70%) Project Management
5 20 (7.91%) Migration
6 17 (6.72%) Mobile Device Management
7 15 (5.93%) CRM
8 13 (5.14%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (3.56%) Performance Analysis
10 9 (3.56%) Mentoring
10 9 (3.56%) Service Management
10 9 (3.56%) Strategic Planning
11 8 (3.16%) Network Design
11 8 (3.16%) Time Management
11 8 (3.16%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (2.77%) Problem Management
12 7 (2.77%) Coaching
12 7 (2.77%) Asset Management
12 7 (2.77%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.25%) PowerShell
2 12 (4.74%) SQL
3 4 (1.58%) Java
4 3 (1.19%) Perl
4 3 (1.19%) Python
5 2 (0.79%) Ruby
5 2 (0.79%) C#
5 2 (0.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.79%) VB
6 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (21.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (16.60%) MCSE
3 34 (13.44%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (9.88%) CCNP
5 22 (8.70%) MCSA
6 20 (7.91%) MCITP
7 18 (7.11%) CCNA
8 17 (6.72%) MCP
9 14 (5.53%) Degree
10 7 (2.77%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.37%) JNCIA
12 5 (1.98%) MCTS
12 5 (1.98%) PhD
12 5 (1.98%) CCVP
13 3 (1.19%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 3 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.79%) CCIE
14 2 (0.79%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.74%) SLA
2 4 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 117 (46.25%) Active Directory
2 39 (15.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.30%) UAG
4 17 (6.72%) VMware ESX
5 12 (4.74%) XenApp
6 11 (4.35%) vSphere
6 11 (4.35%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.98%) XenServer
8 4 (1.58%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.79%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.40%) KVM
11 1 (0.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (9.88%) SCOM
2 18 (7.11%) SCCM
3 17 (6.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 13 (5.14%) Cisco CUCM
5 10 (3.95%) MAILsweeper
6 8 (3.16%) WSUS
7 5 (1.98%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.58%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (1.19%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.79%) Nagios
10 2 (0.79%) Puppet
10 2 (0.79%) Check_MK
10 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 161 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 68 (26.88%) VMware
3 66 (26.09%) Cisco
4 32 (12.65%) Citrix
5 26 (10.28%) Symantec
6 24 (9.49%) HP
7 20 (7.91%) Dell
8 19 (7.51%) Avaya
9 17 (6.72%) Polycom
10 11 (4.35%) IronPort
10 11 (4.35%) NetApp
10 11 (4.35%) Lotus
11 10 (3.95%) MobileIron
12 9 (3.56%) F5
12 9 (3.56%) Clearswift
13 8 (3.16%) Mitel
13 8 (3.16%) Juniper
13 8 (3.16%) EMC
14 7 (2.77%) Apple
15 6 (2.37%) Bloomberg
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £75,000 to £82,000 per annum £75k & Bonus, Car Allowance, Corpora
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £36500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Overtime
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + £3000 car allowance + £5,000 bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £12 - £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 27 days ago