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 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 222 221 256
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +35
Permanent jobs citing Lync 88 119 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.84% 0.96% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.45% 4.51% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 80 104 71
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £65,000 £70,000
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 City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1979 2640 2177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 18.99% 21.32% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1686 2247 1949
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 132 (63.16%) Windows
2 120 (57.42%) Microsoft
3 113 (54.07%) Active Directory
4 94 (44.98%) MS Exchange
5 87 (41.63%) VMware
6 78 (37.32%) MS Excel
7 75 (35.89%) Cisco
8 67 (32.06%) VMware Infrastructure
9 64 (30.62%) Exchange Server 2010
10 54 (25.84%) Finance
11 50 (23.92%) Exchange Server 2013
12 47 (22.49%) Windows Server 2012
13 45 (21.53%) Office 365
14 42 (20.10%) Unified Communications
15 39 (18.66%) SCCM
16 38 (18.18%) SharePoint
17 36 (17.22%) LAN
18 35 (16.75%) ITIL
18 35 (16.75%) DNS
18 35 (16.75%) Firewall
18 35 (16.75%) Windows Server 2008
19 33 (15.79%) Citrix
20 32 (15.31%) WAN
21 28 (13.40%) Cisco Certification
22 27 (12.92%) SLA
23 26 (12.44%) MS Office
23 26 (12.44%) Windows Server 2003
24 25 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
24 25 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
25 23 (11.00%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 94 (44.98%) MS Exchange
2 64 (30.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (23.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 38 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 23 (11.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 19 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (4.31%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.44%) IIS
9 3 (1.44%) CMS
10 1 (0.48%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.48%) JBoss
10 1 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 78 (37.32%) MS Excel
2 26 (12.44%) MS Office
3 2 (0.96%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.96%) SAP CCM
4 2 (0.96%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.48%) Dynamics SL
Cloud Services
1 45 (21.53%) Office 365
2 25 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.31%) Mimecast
4 7 (3.35%) IaaS
5 3 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.48%) Yammer
6 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (20.10%) Unified Communications
2 36 (17.22%) LAN
3 35 (16.75%) DNS
3 35 (16.75%) Firewall
4 32 (15.31%) WAN
5 23 (11.00%) VoIP
5 23 (11.00%) SAN
6 21 (10.05%) TCP/IP
6 21 (10.05%) DHCP
7 15 (7.18%) VPN
8 11 (5.26%) PBX
8 11 (5.26%) Wireless
8 11 (5.26%) VLAN
9 8 (3.83%) NAS
9 8 (3.83%) WebEx
9 8 (3.83%) Internet
10 7 (3.35%) DPNSS
10 7 (3.35%) QSIG
11 6 (2.87%) MPLS
11 6 (2.87%) Avaya Modular Messaging
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.48%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 54 (25.84%) Finance
2 19 (9.09%) Law
3 17 (8.13%) Legal
4 14 (6.70%) Marketing
5 9 (4.31%) Advertising
6 8 (3.83%) Electronics
6 8 (3.83%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.35%) Banking
8 4 (1.91%) Front Office
8 4 (1.91%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.44%) Games
10 2 (0.96%) Back Office
11 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.48%) French Language
Job Titles
1 22 (10.53%) Analyst
1 22 (10.53%) Consultant
2 16 (7.66%) Architect
3 15 (7.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (6.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (6.22%) Support Engineer
5 10 (4.78%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 9 (4.31%) Technical Architect
7 8 (3.83%) Project Manager
7 8 (3.83%) Support Analyst
7 8 (3.83%) Administrator
7 8 (3.83%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (3.83%) Communications Engineer
8 7 (3.35%) Service Analyst
8 7 (3.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (3.35%) Messaging Engineer
8 7 (3.35%) Avaya Engineer
8 7 (3.35%) Wintel Engineer
9 6 (2.87%) Solutions Consultant
9 6 (2.87%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.87%) Application Packaging
2 4 (1.91%) XMPP
2 4 (1.91%) MAPI
3 3 (1.44%) COM
3 3 (1.44%) Middleware
4 1 (0.48%) .NET
4 1 (0.48%) Web Services
4 1 (0.48%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 19 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 16 (7.66%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.70%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.78%) Clustering
5 9 (4.31%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.87%) EMC VNX
8 5 (2.39%) iPhone
8 5 (2.39%) CMDB
9 4 (1.91%) CLARiiON
9 4 (1.91%) DTV
10 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.96%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.96%) BYOD
11 2 (0.96%) Spread Betting
11 2 (0.96%) VLE
12 1 (0.48%) PDA
12 1 (0.48%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 132 (63.16%) Windows
2 47 (22.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 35 (16.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (12.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 13 (6.22%) Linux
6 13 (6.22%) Android
7 11 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.35%) Apple iOS
8 7 (3.35%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.35%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.44%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.75%) ITIL
2 16 (7.66%) Project Management
3 15 (7.18%) Problem Management
4 14 (6.70%) Mobile Device Management
5 13 (6.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (5.74%) CRM
7 11 (5.26%) Migration
8 10 (4.78%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.83%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.35%) Change Management
10 7 (3.35%) Project Planning
10 7 (3.35%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (3.35%) Operations Management
10 7 (3.35%) Time Management
10 7 (3.35%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (2.87%) Data Protection
11 6 (2.87%) Mentoring
11 6 (2.87%) Information Security
12 5 (2.39%) Programme Management
12 5 (2.39%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.66%) SQL
2 12 (5.74%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.96%) VB
3 2 (0.96%) C
4 1 (0.48%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (13.40%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (9.09%) CCNA
4 18 (8.61%) MCSE
5 14 (6.70%) CCNP
6 13 (6.22%) MCITP
7 11 (5.26%) MCTS
8 10 (4.78%) Degree
8 10 (4.78%) MCP
8 10 (4.78%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (3.83%) MCSA
10 7 (3.35%) SC Cleared
10 7 (3.35%) Security Cleared
11 6 (2.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.91%) CISSP
12 4 (1.91%) HNC
12 4 (1.91%) CISA
12 4 (1.91%) CISM
13 3 (1.44%) CCA
13 3 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.92%) SLA
2 7 (3.35%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 113 (54.07%) Active Directory
2 67 (32.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (8.13%) Hyper-V
4 16 (7.66%) vSphere
5 15 (7.18%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (7.18%) XenApp
6 7 (3.35%) UAG
7 5 (2.39%) ISA Server
7 5 (2.39%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.91%) XenServer
8 4 (1.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (1.44%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.44%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.44%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.96%) vCloud
11 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 39 (18.66%) SCCM
2 10 (4.78%) SCOM
3 9 (4.31%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (4.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 7 (3.35%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.91%) WSUS
6 2 (0.96%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.48%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.48%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.48%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.48%) Nagios
7 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 120 (57.42%) Microsoft
2 87 (41.63%) VMware
3 75 (35.89%) Cisco
4 33 (15.79%) Citrix
5 22 (10.53%) Avaya
6 20 (9.57%) Polycom
7 19 (9.09%) HP
8 16 (7.66%) Mitel
9 14 (6.70%) NetApp
10 13 (6.22%) Symantec
11 12 (5.74%) EMC
12 8 (3.83%) F5
13 7 (3.35%) MobileIron
13 7 (3.35%) SAP
13 7 (3.35%) Juniper
14 6 (2.87%) Nortel
14 6 (2.87%) Aruba
14 6 (2.87%) WatchGuard
14 6 (2.87%) IronPort
15 5 (2.39%) Veeam
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £39000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago