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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 196 208 262
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +54
Permanent jobs citing Lync 107 135 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.07% 1.07% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.42% 5.18% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 91 123 59
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
1974 2607 2147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 19.67% 20.64% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1699 2236 1895
Average salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 139 (62.33%) Active Directory
2 138 (61.88%) Microsoft
3 132 (59.19%) Windows
4 110 (49.33%) MS Exchange
5 97 (43.50%) MS Excel
6 88 (39.46%) VMware
7 77 (34.53%) Cisco
8 72 (32.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 66 (29.60%) Office 365
10 58 (26.01%) Exchange Server 2010
11 57 (25.56%) Exchange Server 2013
12 53 (23.77%) Finance
13 48 (21.52%) DNS
14 47 (21.08%) Firewall
14 47 (21.08%) Unified Communications
15 44 (19.73%) Windows Server 2012
16 42 (18.83%) SharePoint
16 42 (18.83%) Windows Server 2008
17 38 (17.04%) LAN
17 38 (17.04%) Microsoft Certification
18 37 (16.59%) Citrix
18 37 (16.59%) Cisco Certification
19 35 (15.70%) WAN
20 34 (15.25%) MCSE
21 33 (14.80%) Microsoft Azure
22 32 (14.35%) SCCM
22 32 (14.35%) MS Office
23 31 (13.90%) ITIL
24 29 (13.00%) SAN
25 25 (11.21%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 110 (49.33%) MS Exchange
2 58 (26.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (25.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 42 (18.83%) SharePoint
5 23 (10.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 23 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (7.62%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (2.24%) IIS
9 3 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.35%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.35%) CMS
10 2 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.90%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 97 (43.50%) MS Excel
2 32 (14.35%) MS Office
3 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.90%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (5.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.45%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 66 (29.60%) Office 365
2 33 (14.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (9.42%) IaaS
4 9 (4.04%) Mimecast
5 7 (3.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.90%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 48 (21.52%) DNS
2 47 (21.08%) Firewall
2 47 (21.08%) Unified Communications
3 38 (17.04%) LAN
4 35 (15.70%) WAN
5 29 (13.00%) SAN
6 25 (11.21%) VoIP
7 24 (10.76%) DHCP
8 22 (9.87%) TCP/IP
9 16 (7.17%) VPN
9 16 (7.17%) Wireless
10 14 (6.28%) Internet
11 11 (4.93%) MPLS
11 11 (4.93%) SSL
11 11 (4.93%) PBX
12 10 (4.48%) VLAN
12 10 (4.48%) NAS
13 9 (4.04%) DPNSS
13 9 (4.04%) QSIG
14 8 (3.59%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Bugzilla
1 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 53 (23.77%) Finance
2 23 (10.31%) Marketing
3 20 (8.97%) Law
4 18 (8.07%) Telecoms
5 13 (5.83%) Electronics
5 13 (5.83%) Legal
5 13 (5.83%) Manufacturing
6 11 (4.93%) Advertising
7 6 (2.69%) Banking
8 2 (0.90%) Front Office
9 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (19.73%) Consultant
2 30 (13.45%) Analyst
3 23 (10.31%) Architect
3 23 (10.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (7.62%) Senior Consultant
5 14 (6.28%) Technical Architect
6 11 (4.93%) Support Engineer
6 11 (4.93%) Service Analyst
6 11 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (4.93%) Messaging Engineer
7 10 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (4.48%) Cisco Engineer
7 10 (4.48%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 10 (4.48%) Office 365 Architect
8 9 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (4.04%) Support Analyst
8 9 (4.04%) Sales Consultant
8 9 (4.04%) Microsoft Consultant
9 8 (3.59%) Communications Engineer
10 7 (3.14%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.93%) XMPP
2 10 (4.48%) Application Packaging
3 4 (1.79%) MAPI
3 4 (1.79%) SAML
4 3 (1.35%) Middleware
4 3 (1.35%) COM
5 1 (0.45%) WAP
5 1 (0.45%) .NET
5 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.07%) Blackberry
2 16 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.73%) Management Information System
4 14 (6.28%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (5.83%) DTV
6 8 (3.59%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.59%) CMDB
6 8 (3.59%) Clustering
7 7 (3.14%) iPhone
8 6 (2.69%) Replication
9 4 (1.79%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.35%) CLARiiON
11 2 (0.90%) Spread Betting
11 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.90%) BYOD
12 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.45%) User Experience
12 1 (0.45%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 132 (59.19%) Windows
2 44 (19.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 42 (18.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (10.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (7.62%) Windows 7
6 15 (6.73%) Windows 8
7 12 (5.38%) Windows XP
8 11 (4.93%) Android
9 6 (2.69%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.24%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (2.24%) Linux
10 5 (2.24%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.45%) UNIX
12 1 (0.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (13.90%) ITIL
2 25 (11.21%) Migration
2 25 (11.21%) Mobile Device Management
3 21 (9.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (6.28%) Programme Management
5 13 (5.83%) Digital Marketing
5 13 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (4.93%) Project Planning
7 10 (4.48%) Problem Management
8 9 (4.04%) Project Management
8 9 (4.04%) Operations Management
9 8 (3.59%) Business Continuity
9 8 (3.59%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.59%) WAN Optimisation
10 7 (3.14%) Time Management
11 6 (2.69%) PRINCE2
11 6 (2.69%) Change Management
11 6 (2.69%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (2.69%) Network Management
11 6 (2.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.87%) PowerShell
2 19 (8.52%) SQL
3 2 (0.90%) VB
4 1 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (17.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (16.59%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (15.25%) MCSE
4 25 (11.21%) CCNA
5 22 (9.87%) CCNP
6 15 (6.73%) Degree
6 15 (6.73%) MCSA
7 14 (6.28%) MCITP
8 12 (5.38%) MCP
8 12 (5.38%) SC Cleared
8 12 (5.38%) Security Cleared
9 9 (4.04%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (4.04%) MCTS
10 7 (3.14%) JNCIA
11 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 3 (1.35%) CCSA
12 3 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.35%) CCSE
13 2 (0.90%) CCA
13 2 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.31%) SLA
2 9 (4.04%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 139 (62.33%) Active Directory
2 72 (32.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.87%) Hyper-V
4 16 (7.17%) vSphere
5 12 (5.38%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (5.38%) UAG
6 10 (4.48%) XenApp
7 8 (3.59%) ISA Server
7 8 (3.59%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (2.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (2.69%) XenServer
9 5 (2.24%) vCloud
10 4 (1.79%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.79%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.90%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.45%) Firmware
13 1 (0.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 32 (14.35%) SCCM
2 11 (4.93%) SCOM
3 10 (4.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 10 (4.48%) AirWatch
4 6 (2.69%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.79%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.90%) WSUS
7 2 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Intune
7 2 (0.90%) EdgeSight
7 2 (0.90%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.45%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.45%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 138 (61.88%) Microsoft
2 88 (39.46%) VMware
3 77 (34.53%) Cisco
4 37 (16.59%) Citrix
5 16 (7.17%) Symantec
5 16 (7.17%) Avaya
6 15 (6.73%) Polycom
6 15 (6.73%) SAP
7 14 (6.28%) Mitel
8 12 (5.38%) NetApp
8 12 (5.38%) Juniper
9 11 (4.93%) EMC
10 10 (4.48%) HP
11 9 (4.04%) F5
12 8 (3.59%) Riverbed
12 8 (3.59%) Ipanema Technologies
13 7 (3.14%) Veeam
13 7 (3.14%) MobileIron
14 6 (2.69%) CheckPoint
14 6 (2.69%) IronPort
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