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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 194 221 268
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +47
Permanent jobs citing Lync 118 97 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.14% 0.92% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.39% 4.36% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 113 93 37
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,171 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £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
2190 2224 2018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.12% 21.10% 18.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1879 1920 1816
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 3 March 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 3 March 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.

1 163 (66.53%) Microsoft
2 161 (65.71%) Active Directory
3 126 (51.43%) Windows
4 115 (46.94%) MS Exchange
5 91 (37.14%) MS Excel
6 86 (35.10%) VMware
7 84 (34.29%) Cisco
8 71 (28.98%) VMware Infrastructure
9 67 (27.35%) SharePoint
10 66 (26.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 62 (25.31%) MCSE
11 62 (25.31%) Office 365
12 60 (24.49%) DNS
13 56 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
14 55 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
15 51 (20.82%) Firewall
16 49 (20.00%) Finance
16 49 (20.00%) ITIL
17 48 (19.59%) Exchange Server 2010
18 46 (18.78%) Citrix
19 45 (18.37%) Unified Communications
19 45 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2013
20 41 (16.73%) CCNP
21 40 (16.33%) SAN
22 39 (15.92%) Migration
23 37 (15.10%) DHCP
24 36 (14.69%) VoIP
25 34 (13.88%) VPN
25 34 (13.88%) Windows Server 2003
26 33 (13.47%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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
1 115 (46.94%) MS Exchange
2 67 (27.35%) SharePoint
3 48 (19.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 45 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (11.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 15 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (4.90%) Office Communications Server
8 9 (3.67%) IIS
9 8 (3.27%) Lotus Domino
9 8 (3.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (2.04%) IBM Notes
10 5 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.82%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.41%) CMS
12 1 (0.41%) Apache
12 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 91 (37.14%) MS Excel
2 33 (13.47%) MS Office
3 5 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (6.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.82%) Tridion
3 2 (0.82%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.41%) SAP CCM
4 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 62 (25.31%) Office 365
2 28 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (8.98%) IaaS
4 2 (0.82%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 60 (24.49%) DNS
2 51 (20.82%) Firewall
3 45 (18.37%) Unified Communications
4 40 (16.33%) SAN
5 37 (15.10%) DHCP
6 36 (14.69%) VoIP
7 34 (13.88%) VPN
8 33 (13.47%) LAN
9 30 (12.24%) WAN
10 22 (8.98%) Wireless
11 19 (7.76%) Internet
12 18 (7.35%) TCP/IP
13 14 (5.71%) SSL
13 14 (5.71%) MPLS
14 13 (5.31%) ISDN
14 13 (5.31%) NAS
15 11 (4.49%) OSPF
15 11 (4.49%) BGP
15 11 (4.49%) EIGRP
16 9 (3.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Bugzilla
1 1 (0.41%) JIRA
General
1 49 (20.00%) Finance
2 33 (13.47%) Telecoms
3 20 (8.16%) Law
4 17 (6.94%) Marketing
5 16 (6.53%) Manufacturing
5 16 (6.53%) Electronics
6 11 (4.49%) Legal
7 7 (2.86%) Publishing
8 6 (2.45%) Banking
9 5 (2.04%) Advertising
10 4 (1.63%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.22%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 68 (27.76%) Consultant
2 30 (12.24%) Architect
3 27 (11.02%) Analyst
3 27 (11.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (10.20%) Support Engineer
5 21 (8.57%) Messaging Engineer
6 18 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 17 (6.94%) Microsoft Consultant
8 16 (6.53%) Senior Consultant
9 14 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 14 (5.71%) Cisco Consultant
10 11 (4.49%) Technical Architect
11 10 (4.08%) Service Analyst
12 9 (3.67%) Service Desk Analyst
12 9 (3.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 9 (3.67%) Technical Support
12 9 (3.67%) 2nd Line Support
13 8 (3.27%) Server Engineer
13 8 (3.27%) Technical Support Engineer
13 8 (3.27%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.80%) XMPP
2 6 (2.45%) Application Packaging
3 4 (1.63%) SAML
4 3 (1.22%) .NET
5 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.82%) CSS
5 2 (0.82%) XML
5 2 (0.82%) HTML
5 2 (0.82%) WinForms
6 1 (0.41%) WAP
6 1 (0.41%) Middleware
6 1 (0.41%) Web Services
6 1 (0.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.84%) Blackberry
2 24 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.53%) DTV
4 15 (6.12%) Replication
5 14 (5.71%) Management Information System
6 11 (4.49%) Clustering
7 8 (3.27%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (2.86%) Mathematics
8 7 (2.86%) CMDB
9 5 (2.04%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.63%) Symmetrix
11 3 (1.22%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.22%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.22%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.22%) PKI
11 3 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (1.22%) iPhone
11 3 (1.22%) User Experience
12 2 (0.82%) Mobile Computing
12 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 126 (51.43%) Windows
2 55 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (13.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (12.65%) Windows 7
5 30 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (6.12%) Windows 8
6 15 (6.12%) Windows XP
7 10 (4.08%) Android
8 7 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (2.45%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.63%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.63%) Linux
11 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.82%) UNIX
12 1 (0.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.00%) ITIL
2 39 (15.92%) Migration
3 20 (8.16%) Mobile Device Management
4 18 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (6.94%) Programme Management
5 17 (6.94%) Coaching
6 16 (6.53%) Digital Marketing
6 16 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (4.90%) CRM
8 11 (4.49%) Load Balancing
9 10 (4.08%) Problem Management
9 10 (4.08%) Business Continuity
10 9 (3.67%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (3.67%) Network Management
11 8 (3.27%) WAN Optimisation
11 8 (3.27%) Change Management
12 7 (2.86%) Project Management
12 7 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (2.45%) Data Protection
13 6 (2.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 20 (8.16%) SQL
3 2 (0.82%) VBScript
3 2 (0.82%) C#
3 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.41%) VB
4 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 66 (26.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (25.31%) MCSE
3 56 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (16.73%) CCNP
5 32 (13.06%) CCNA
6 25 (10.20%) MCITP
7 23 (9.39%) Security Cleared
8 22 (8.98%) SC Cleared
9 21 (8.57%) MCSA
10 16 (6.53%) MCP
10 16 (6.53%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 13 (5.31%) JNCIA
12 11 (4.49%) Degree
13 8 (3.27%) MCTS
14 6 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (2.45%) CCDA
14 6 (2.45%) CCDP
15 4 (1.63%) PhD
15 4 (1.63%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.80%) SLA
2 6 (2.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 161 (65.71%) Active Directory
2 71 (28.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (11.84%) vSphere
4 21 (8.57%) Hyper-V
5 18 (7.35%) XenApp
6 15 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (4.90%) UAG
8 10 (4.08%) XenServer
9 9 (3.67%) XenDesktop
10 7 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (2.45%) vCloud
11 6 (2.45%) ISA Server
12 5 (2.04%) NFS
12 5 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (1.63%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (9.39%) Cisco CUCM
2 20 (8.16%) SCOM
3 19 (7.76%) SCCM
4 14 (5.71%) Cisco UCCX
5 11 (4.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 9 (3.67%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.04%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.82%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.82%) EdgeSight
9 2 (0.82%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.41%) WSUS
10 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.41%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 163 (66.53%) Microsoft
2 86 (35.10%) VMware
3 84 (34.29%) Cisco
4 46 (18.78%) Citrix
5 26 (10.61%) Polycom
6 22 (8.98%) HP
7 19 (7.76%) Symantec
8 18 (7.35%) Dell
8 18 (7.35%) EMC
9 17 (6.94%) SAP
10 14 (5.71%) Juniper
10 14 (5.71%) Veeam
11 12 (4.90%) NetApp
12 10 (4.08%) IronPort
13 9 (3.67%) Lotus
14 8 (3.27%) CheckPoint
14 8 (3.27%) Riverbed
14 8 (3.27%) Ipanema Technologies
15 7 (2.86%) MobileIron
15 7 (2.86%) AppSense
City of London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £29 - £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum £60 to £70k + Bonus, Car Allowance,
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ventec Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 18 days ago