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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 201 273 266
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -7
Permanent jobs citing Lync 120 54 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.08% 0.44% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.17% 2.25% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 101 49 54
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.48%
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
2323 2404 2481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 20.83% 19.73% 19.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2000 2107 2284
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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.

1 151 (62.14%) Microsoft
2 126 (51.85%) Windows
3 124 (51.03%) MS Exchange
4 115 (47.33%) Active Directory
5 82 (33.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 75 (30.86%) MS Excel
7 73 (30.04%) SharePoint
8 72 (29.63%) ITIL
9 70 (28.81%) DNS
10 68 (27.98%) VMware
11 65 (26.75%) Cisco
12 60 (24.69%) Unified Communications
13 57 (23.46%) Blackberry
13 57 (23.46%) Finance
14 54 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 51 (20.99%) DHCP
16 50 (20.58%) Windows Server 2008
17 44 (18.11%) MCSE
18 41 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
19 39 (16.05%) Windows 7
19 39 (16.05%) Office 365
19 39 (16.05%) VPN
19 39 (16.05%) Cisco Certification
20 38 (15.64%) MS Office
21 35 (14.40%) VoIP
21 35 (14.40%) Citrix
22 33 (13.58%) TCP/IP
23 32 (13.17%) CCNP
24 30 (12.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
24 30 (12.35%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 124 (51.03%) MS Exchange
2 82 (33.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 73 (30.04%) SharePoint
4 30 (12.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 28 (11.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (5.35%) Office Communications Server
7 13 (5.35%) Lotus Domino
8 11 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (3.29%) IBM Notes
9 8 (3.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (2.88%) IIS
10 7 (2.88%) Apache
11 6 (2.47%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.82%) CMS
13 2 (0.82%) WorkSite
13 2 (0.82%) nginx
13 2 (0.82%) Jetty
14 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 75 (30.86%) MS Excel
2 38 (15.64%) MS Office
3 4 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.82%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.82%) Tridion
2 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.41%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 39 (16.05%) Office 365
2 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.82%) IaaS
4 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (28.81%) DNS
2 60 (24.69%) Unified Communications
3 51 (20.99%) DHCP
4 39 (16.05%) VPN
5 35 (14.40%) VoIP
6 33 (13.58%) TCP/IP
7 30 (12.35%) SAN
8 28 (11.52%) Firewall
9 24 (9.88%) WAN
10 22 (9.05%) LAN
10 22 (9.05%) Internet
11 21 (8.64%) MPLS
12 17 (7.00%) SMTP
13 13 (5.35%) Wireless
14 12 (4.94%) PBX
14 12 (4.94%) NAS
15 9 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (3.70%) HSRP
15 9 (3.70%) OSPF
15 9 (3.70%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.82%) MySQL
General
1 57 (23.46%) Finance
2 30 (12.35%) Telecoms
3 23 (9.47%) Law
4 13 (5.35%) Legal
5 12 (4.94%) Banking
6 11 (4.53%) Advertising
6 11 (4.53%) Publishing
7 4 (1.65%) Marketing
7 4 (1.65%) Back Office
8 2 (0.82%) Electronics
8 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.41%) German Language
9 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (13.17%) Consultant
1 32 (13.17%) Support Engineer
2 26 (10.70%) Messaging Engineer
3 23 (9.47%) Analyst
4 22 (9.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (7.00%) Architect
6 14 (5.76%) Support Analyst
6 14 (5.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (5.35%) Administrator
8 11 (4.53%) Team Leader
8 11 (4.53%) Microsoft Consultant
9 10 (4.12%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 10 (4.12%) IT Support
10 9 (3.70%) Network Engineer
10 9 (3.70%) Support Technician
11 8 (3.29%) Desktop Support
11 8 (3.29%) Cisco Consultant
11 8 (3.29%) Exchange Engineer
12 7 (2.88%) Messaging Administrator
12 7 (2.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.12%) XMPP
2 3 (1.23%) Software Packaging
2 3 (1.23%) COM
3 2 (0.82%) CSS
3 2 (0.82%) XML
3 2 (0.82%) WinForms
3 2 (0.82%) HTML
3 2 (0.82%) .NET
3 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.41%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 57 (23.46%) Blackberry
2 29 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.94%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (3.29%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (2.47%) iPad
5 6 (2.47%) Clustering
6 5 (2.06%) Replication
6 5 (2.06%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.65%) PDA
7 4 (1.65%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.23%) iPhone
8 3 (1.23%) PKI
9 2 (0.82%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.82%) Symmetrix
9 2 (0.82%) DTV
9 2 (0.82%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.82%) Spread Betting
9 2 (0.82%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.82%) Derivative
9 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 126 (51.85%) Windows
2 50 (20.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (16.05%) Windows 7
4 29 (11.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (9.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (7.41%) Windows XP
7 13 (5.35%) Windows 8
8 9 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (2.88%) Linux
9 7 (2.88%) Apple iOS
9 7 (2.88%) Android
10 3 (1.23%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.82%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.41%) Debian
12 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.41%) UNIX
12 1 (0.41%) CentOS
12 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (29.63%) ITIL
2 23 (9.47%) Load Balancing
3 20 (8.23%) Change Management
4 16 (6.58%) Migration
5 14 (5.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 13 (5.35%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (5.35%) CRM
7 12 (4.94%) Project Management
8 11 (4.53%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (4.53%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (4.12%) Coaching
9 10 (4.12%) Service Management
9 10 (4.12%) Network Design
10 9 (3.70%) Strategic Planning
11 8 (3.29%) Performance Analysis
11 8 (3.29%) Time Management
12 7 (2.88%) Asset Management
12 7 (2.88%) PRINCE2
12 7 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (2.47%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.93%) PowerShell
2 11 (4.53%) SQL
3 4 (1.65%) Java
4 3 (1.23%) Perl
4 3 (1.23%) VB
4 3 (1.23%) Python
5 2 (0.82%) Ruby
5 2 (0.82%) VBScript
5 2 (0.82%) C#
5 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 54 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (18.11%) MCSE
3 39 (16.05%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (13.17%) CCNP
5 23 (9.47%) MCITP
6 22 (9.05%) MCSA
7 18 (7.41%) CCNA
8 17 (7.00%) MCP
9 11 (4.53%) Security Cleared
10 8 (3.29%) Degree
11 7 (2.88%) SC Cleared
11 7 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (2.47%) JNCIA
12 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 6 (2.47%) CCVP
13 5 (2.06%) CCDA
13 5 (2.06%) CCDP
13 5 (2.06%) PhD
14 4 (1.65%) MCTS
15 2 (0.82%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.35%) SLA
2 4 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 115 (47.33%) Active Directory
2 41 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.00%) UAG
4 16 (6.58%) vSphere
5 13 (5.35%) XenApp
5 13 (5.35%) VMware ESX
6 10 (4.12%) Hyper-V
7 6 (2.47%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.06%) XenServer
9 4 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.82%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.82%) NFS
11 1 (0.41%) KVM
11 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (9.88%) SCOM
2 20 (8.23%) SCCM
2 20 (8.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (5.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 9 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
5 8 (3.29%) WSUS
6 7 (2.88%) MAILsweeper
7 5 (2.06%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.23%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.82%) Nagios
9 2 (0.82%) Puppet
9 2 (0.82%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.82%) Check_MK
9 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 151 (62.14%) Microsoft
2 68 (27.98%) VMware
3 65 (26.75%) Cisco
4 35 (14.40%) Citrix
5 26 (10.70%) HP
6 24 (9.88%) Polycom
7 21 (8.64%) Dell
8 19 (7.82%) Symantec
9 18 (7.41%) Avaya
10 11 (4.53%) NetApp
11 10 (4.12%) EMC
12 9 (3.70%) F5
12 9 (3.70%) IronPort
12 9 (3.70%) MobileIron
13 8 (3.29%) Veeam
13 8 (3.29%) Lotus
13 8 (3.29%) Juniper
14 6 (2.47%) Apple
14 6 (2.47%) Clearswift
14 6 (2.47%) Toshiba
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £12 - £15 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + £3000 car allowance + £5,000 bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + LLA+FlexiTime+Benefits+HighPension
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago