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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 215 267 275
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +8
Permanent jobs citing Lync 112 55 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.94% 0.46% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.57% 2.53% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 95 54 59
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £92,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +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
2453 2176 2550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 20.66% 18.40% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2086 1961 2352
Average salary £50,000 £52,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 August 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.

1 149 (60.57%) Microsoft
2 141 (57.32%) MS Exchange
3 132 (53.66%) Windows
4 116 (47.15%) Active Directory
5 98 (39.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 86 (34.96%) MS Excel
7 80 (32.52%) Finance
8 74 (30.08%) ITIL
9 72 (29.27%) Blackberry
9 72 (29.27%) Unified Communications
10 68 (27.64%) DNS
11 63 (25.61%) SharePoint
12 57 (23.17%) VMware
13 55 (22.36%) Cisco
13 55 (22.36%) Windows Server 2008
14 47 (19.11%) Microsoft Certification
15 45 (18.29%) DHCP
16 39 (15.85%) MS Office
17 38 (15.45%) Office 365
18 35 (14.23%) Windows 7
18 35 (14.23%) PowerShell
19 34 (13.82%) Exchange Server 2007
19 34 (13.82%) MCSE
20 32 (13.01%) TCP/IP
20 32 (13.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 31 (12.60%) Windows Server 2003
22 30 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
23 29 (11.79%) Exchange Server 2013
24 28 (11.38%) SAN
24 28 (11.38%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 141 (57.32%) MS Exchange
2 98 (39.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (25.61%) SharePoint
4 34 (13.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 32 (13.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 29 (11.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 22 (8.94%) Office Communications Server
8 19 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (5.28%) Lotus Domino
10 9 (3.66%) IIS
11 7 (2.85%) IBM Notes
12 6 (2.44%) Apache
13 5 (2.03%) Tomcat
14 4 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.81%) CMS
16 2 (0.81%) nginx
16 2 (0.81%) Jetty
Applications
1 86 (34.96%) MS Excel
2 39 (15.85%) MS Office
3 15 (6.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.22%) Eikon
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 38 (15.45%) Office 365
2 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.81%) IaaS
4 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (29.27%) Unified Communications
2 68 (27.64%) DNS
3 45 (18.29%) DHCP
4 32 (13.01%) TCP/IP
5 28 (11.38%) SAN
6 26 (10.57%) VPN
7 25 (10.16%) LAN
7 25 (10.16%) VoIP
7 25 (10.16%) SMTP
8 24 (9.76%) Internet
9 20 (8.13%) MPLS
10 19 (7.72%) Firewall
11 18 (7.32%) WAN
12 17 (6.91%) Wireless
13 15 (6.10%) PBX
14 13 (5.28%) NAS
15 10 (4.07%) WLAN
16 8 (3.25%) S/MIME
17 7 (2.85%) ISDN
17 7 (2.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.81%) MySQL
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 80 (32.52%) Finance
2 28 (11.38%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.50%) Advertising
4 15 (6.10%) Law
5 13 (5.28%) Marketing
6 11 (4.47%) Banking
6 11 (4.47%) Legal
7 7 (2.85%) Back Office
8 6 (2.44%) Publishing
9 3 (1.22%) Retail
9 3 (1.22%) Electronics
9 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 26 (10.57%) Consultant
2 23 (9.35%) Support Engineer
2 23 (9.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (8.94%) Analyst
3 22 (8.94%) Messaging Engineer
4 17 (6.91%) Administrator
5 15 (6.10%) Architect
6 12 (4.88%) Project Manager
6 12 (4.88%) Support Analyst
6 12 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (4.88%) Team Leader
6 12 (4.88%) IT Support
7 9 (3.66%) Messaging Administrator
7 9 (3.66%) Microsoft Consultant
7 9 (3.66%) Sales Manager
7 9 (3.66%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (3.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 8 (3.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 7 (2.85%) Exchange Engineer
9 7 (2.85%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.63%) XMPP
2 3 (1.22%) Software Packaging
2 3 (1.22%) COM
3 1 (0.41%) .NET
3 1 (0.41%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 72 (29.27%) Blackberry
2 8 (3.25%) Clustering
2 8 (3.25%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (2.85%) iPad
4 6 (2.44%) PDA
5 4 (1.63%) Hedge funds
5 4 (1.63%) iPhone
6 3 (1.22%) Derivative
6 3 (1.22%) Statistics
6 3 (1.22%) Spread Betting
6 3 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.22%) CMDB
6 3 (1.22%) BBC
6 3 (1.22%) DTV
7 2 (0.81%) PMI
7 2 (0.81%) Replication
7 2 (0.81%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.41%) PKI
8 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 132 (53.66%) Windows
2 55 (22.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (14.23%) Windows 7
4 31 (12.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (5.69%) Windows XP
7 9 (3.66%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.85%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.85%) Linux
9 6 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (2.44%) Android
10 4 (1.63%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.22%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.22%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.41%) Debian
13 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.41%) CentOS
13 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (30.08%) ITIL
2 24 (9.76%) Change Management
3 23 (9.35%) Project Management
4 19 (7.72%) Load Balancing
5 16 (6.50%) Mobile Device Management
6 15 (6.10%) Service Management
6 15 (6.10%) CRM
7 13 (5.28%) Migration
8 11 (4.47%) Asset Management
9 10 (4.07%) PRINCE2
10 9 (3.66%) Business Development
10 9 (3.66%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (3.25%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (3.25%) Performance Analysis
11 8 (3.25%) Network Design
12 7 (2.85%) Problem Management
12 7 (2.85%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (2.44%) Time Management
13 6 (2.44%) Strategic Planning
13 6 (2.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (14.23%) PowerShell
2 10 (4.07%) SQL
3 4 (1.63%) Java
4 3 (1.22%) Perl
4 3 (1.22%) Python
5 2 (0.81%) Ruby
5 2 (0.81%) VB
6 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (19.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (13.82%) MCSE
3 27 (10.98%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (8.94%) CCNP
5 20 (8.13%) MCSA
5 20 (8.13%) MCITP
6 18 (7.32%) Degree
7 15 (6.10%) MCP
8 14 (5.69%) CCNA
9 8 (3.25%) MCTS
10 5 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.03%) JNCIA
11 4 (1.63%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.81%) PMP
13 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.81%) CCVP
13 2 (0.81%) CCIE
13 2 (0.81%) CCDA
13 2 (0.81%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.47%) SLA
2 4 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 116 (47.15%) Active Directory
2 30 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.72%) UAG
4 15 (6.10%) VMware ESX
5 13 (5.28%) Hyper-V
6 10 (4.07%) XenApp
7 4 (1.63%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.22%) vSphere
9 2 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.81%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.41%) KVM
10 1 (0.41%) XenServer
10 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (9.35%) SCCM
1 23 (9.35%) SCOM
2 18 (7.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 10 (4.07%) MAILsweeper
4 8 (3.25%) WSUS
5 6 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.22%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.22%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.81%) Nagios
7 2 (0.81%) Puppet
7 2 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.81%) Check_MK
7 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 149 (60.57%) Microsoft
2 57 (23.17%) VMware
3 55 (22.36%) Cisco
4 27 (10.98%) Citrix
4 27 (10.98%) Symantec
5 19 (7.72%) Avaya
5 19 (7.72%) HP
6 15 (6.10%) Dell
7 13 (5.28%) Mitel
8 10 (4.07%) Lotus
9 9 (3.66%) Clearswift
9 9 (3.66%) Polycom
10 8 (3.25%) IronPort
10 8 (3.25%) MobileIron
10 8 (3.25%) Apple
10 8 (3.25%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.85%) NetApp
12 6 (2.44%) Siemens
12 6 (2.44%) Bloomberg
12 6 (2.44%) F5
City, London
Exponential-e
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70 - £90 per annum + OTE
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 19 days ago
Bishopsgate, The City, London (EC2)
Guru Careers
Salary: £60 - 85k (DOE)
Posted: 19 days ago