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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 194 263 287
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +24
Permanent jobs citing Lync 127 77 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.14% 0.63% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.48% 3.17% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 111 68 41
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
2319 2428 2341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 20.82% 19.93% 19.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2015 2068 2125
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
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 28 November 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 28 November 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.

1 157 (66.53%) Microsoft
2 131 (55.51%) Active Directory
3 120 (50.85%) Windows
4 119 (50.42%) MS Exchange
5 82 (34.75%) SharePoint
6 72 (30.51%) MS Excel
6 72 (30.51%) VMware
7 71 (30.08%) Cisco
8 66 (27.97%) ITIL
8 66 (27.97%) Exchange Server 2010
9 63 (26.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 58 (24.58%) DNS
11 53 (22.46%) MCSE
12 52 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 51 (21.61%) Finance
14 48 (20.34%) Blackberry
14 48 (20.34%) Unified Communications
15 46 (19.49%) Cisco Certification
16 45 (19.07%) VMware Infrastructure
17 44 (18.64%) DHCP
18 43 (18.22%) Office 365
19 41 (17.37%) Citrix
20 39 (16.53%) CCNP
21 37 (15.68%) MS Office
21 37 (15.68%) Windows 7
22 33 (13.98%) VoIP
23 32 (13.56%) Firewall
24 31 (13.14%) SAN
24 31 (13.14%) Windows Server 2003
25 30 (12.71%) Polycom

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 119 (50.42%) MS Exchange
2 82 (34.75%) SharePoint
3 66 (27.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (10.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 24 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (6.36%) Lotus Domino
8 12 (5.08%) IIS
9 10 (4.24%) Office Communications Server
10 9 (3.81%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (2.97%) IBM Notes
13 6 (2.54%) Apache
13 6 (2.54%) Tomcat
14 5 (2.12%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.85%) nginx
16 2 (0.85%) Jetty
16 2 (0.85%) WorkSite
Applications
1 72 (30.51%) MS Excel
2 37 (15.68%) MS Office
3 5 (2.12%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.85%) MS Project
5 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.85%) Tridion
3 2 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 43 (18.22%) Office 365
2 11 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.69%) IaaS
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (24.58%) DNS
2 48 (20.34%) Unified Communications
3 44 (18.64%) DHCP
4 33 (13.98%) VoIP
5 32 (13.56%) Firewall
6 31 (13.14%) SAN
7 27 (11.44%) VPN
8 26 (11.02%) LAN
9 25 (10.59%) TCP/IP
10 22 (9.32%) WAN
11 21 (8.90%) Internet
12 15 (6.36%) Wireless
13 14 (5.93%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (5.08%) ISDN
15 11 (4.66%) MPLS
16 10 (4.24%) SMTP
16 10 (4.24%) NAS
17 9 (3.81%) Fibre Channel
17 9 (3.81%) Cisco Nexus
17 9 (3.81%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.85%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.85%) MySQL
General
1 51 (21.61%) Finance
2 24 (10.17%) Telecoms
3 18 (7.63%) Law
4 12 (5.08%) Publishing
5 11 (4.66%) Banking
6 10 (4.24%) Legal
7 6 (2.54%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.54%) Advertising
7 6 (2.54%) Electronics
7 6 (2.54%) Marketing
8 4 (1.69%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.85%) Back Office
9 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (20.76%) Consultant
2 33 (13.98%) Support Engineer
3 31 (13.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (9.75%) Analyst
5 22 (9.32%) Architect
6 21 (8.90%) Messaging Engineer
7 19 (8.05%) 3rd Line Support
8 17 (7.20%) Microsoft Consultant
9 16 (6.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 15 (6.36%) Cisco Consultant
11 14 (5.93%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.81%) Support Technician
13 8 (3.39%) Technical Support
13 8 (3.39%) Network Engineer
13 8 (3.39%) Team Leader
14 7 (2.97%) IT Support
15 6 (2.54%) Administrator
16 5 (2.12%) Desktop Support
16 5 (2.12%) Infrastructure Architect
16 5 (2.12%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.20%) XMPP
2 2 (0.85%) XML
2 2 (0.85%) WinForms
2 2 (0.85%) HTML
2 2 (0.85%) .NET
2 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.85%) COM
2 2 (0.85%) CSS
3 1 (0.42%) Web Services
3 1 (0.42%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.42%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 48 (20.34%) Blackberry
2 23 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.51%) Replication
4 12 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (3.81%) Clustering
6 7 (2.97%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.54%) DTV
8 5 (2.12%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.12%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (1.69%) iPad
9 4 (1.69%) Symmetrix
9 4 (1.69%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.27%) PKI
11 2 (0.85%) PDA
11 2 (0.85%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.85%) iPhone
11 2 (0.85%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.85%) User Experience
11 2 (0.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 120 (50.85%) Windows
2 52 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (15.68%) Windows 7
4 31 (13.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (9.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (6.78%) Windows 8
7 13 (5.51%) Windows XP
8 9 (3.81%) Linux
8 9 (3.81%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (2.54%) Android
10 5 (2.12%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.85%) UNIX
11 2 (0.85%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.42%) Debian
12 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.42%) CentOS
12 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (27.97%) ITIL
2 23 (9.75%) Migration
3 18 (7.63%) Load Balancing
4 17 (7.20%) Coaching
5 16 (6.78%) Change Management
6 15 (6.36%) CRM
7 12 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (4.66%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (4.24%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (4.24%) Service Management
10 9 (3.81%) Strategic Planning
10 9 (3.81%) Mobile Device Management
10 9 (3.81%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (3.39%) Performance Analysis
11 8 (3.39%) Project Management
12 7 (2.97%) PRINCE2
13 6 (2.54%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (2.54%) Network Design
13 6 (2.54%) Programme Management
13 6 (2.54%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.75%) PowerShell
2 13 (5.51%) SQL
3 3 (1.27%) Python
3 3 (1.27%) Java
3 3 (1.27%) Perl
4 2 (0.85%) C#
4 2 (0.85%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.85%) Ruby
4 2 (0.85%) VBScript
4 2 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (26.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (22.46%) MCSE
3 46 (19.49%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (16.53%) CCNP
5 29 (12.29%) MCITP
6 27 (11.44%) MCSA
7 23 (9.75%) CCNA
8 19 (8.05%) Security Cleared
9 15 (6.36%) SC Cleared
9 15 (6.36%) MCP
10 12 (5.08%) JNCIA
10 12 (5.08%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 8 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (2.54%) CCVP
12 6 (2.54%) MCTS
13 5 (2.12%) Degree
13 5 (2.12%) PhD
14 4 (1.69%) CCDA
14 4 (1.69%) CCDP
15 2 (0.85%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.66%) SLA
2 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.42%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 131 (55.51%) Active Directory
2 45 (19.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.32%) vSphere
4 18 (7.63%) XenApp
5 14 (5.93%) Hyper-V
6 11 (4.66%) UAG
7 10 (4.24%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (3.81%) XenDesktop
9 7 (2.97%) VMware ESX
10 6 (2.54%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (2.54%) XenServer
11 5 (2.12%) NFS
12 2 (0.85%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.42%) vCloud
13 1 (0.42%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (11.02%) Cisco CUCM
2 24 (10.17%) SCOM
3 19 (8.05%) SCCM
4 16 (6.78%) Cisco UCCX
5 10 (4.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (2.54%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.54%) MAILsweeper
7 5 (2.12%) WSUS
7 5 (2.12%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.85%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.85%) Check_MK
8 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.85%) Puppet
8 2 (0.85%) Nagios
9 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 157 (66.53%) Microsoft
2 72 (30.51%) VMware
3 71 (30.08%) Cisco
4 41 (17.37%) Citrix
5 30 (12.71%) Polycom
6 28 (11.86%) Dell
7 25 (10.59%) HP
8 18 (7.63%) Symantec
9 13 (5.51%) EMC
10 12 (5.08%) NetApp
11 11 (4.66%) Veeam
12 10 (4.24%) IronPort
12 10 (4.24%) CheckPoint
13 9 (3.81%) Lotus
13 9 (3.81%) F5
14 7 (2.97%) Juniper
14 7 (2.97%) AppSense
15 6 (2.54%) SAP
16 5 (2.12%) Clearswift
16 5 (2.12%) Toshiba
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits+training opportunities
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus and bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hudson - London
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £350.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Wavex Technology Limited
Salary: Fantastic salary + wide range of benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago