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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 206 276 282
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +6
Permanent jobs citing Lync 112 55 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.98% 0.46% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.80% 2.52% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 91 52 57
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £94,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.50% +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
2331 2181 2530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 20.46% 18.42% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1979 1939 2342
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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.

1 155 (62.75%) Microsoft
2 137 (55.47%) MS Exchange
3 131 (53.04%) Windows
4 115 (46.56%) Active Directory
5 89 (36.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 83 (33.60%) MS Excel
7 76 (30.77%) ITIL
8 72 (29.15%) DNS
8 72 (29.15%) Finance
9 66 (26.72%) Blackberry
9 66 (26.72%) Unified Communications
10 65 (26.32%) SharePoint
11 64 (25.91%) VMware
12 63 (25.51%) Cisco
13 51 (20.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 49 (19.84%) Windows Server 2008
15 47 (19.03%) DHCP
16 40 (16.19%) MS Office
17 38 (15.38%) MCSE
17 38 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
18 37 (14.98%) Office 365
19 36 (14.57%) Windows Server 2003
20 35 (14.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 35 (14.17%) Exchange Server 2007
20 35 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
20 35 (14.17%) Windows 7
21 32 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
21 32 (12.96%) SAN
21 32 (12.96%) Telecoms
21 32 (12.96%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 137 (55.47%) MS Exchange
2 89 (36.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (26.32%) SharePoint
4 35 (14.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 35 (14.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 30 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (7.29%) Office Communications Server
7 16 (6.48%) Lotus Domino
8 10 (4.05%) IIS
9 9 (3.64%) IBM Notes
10 7 (2.83%) Apache
11 6 (2.43%) Tomcat
12 5 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.81%) WorkSite
14 2 (0.81%) Jetty
14 2 (0.81%) nginx
Applications
1 83 (33.60%) MS Excel
2 40 (16.19%) MS Office
3 12 (4.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.21%) Eikon
3 2 (0.81%) Tridion
3 2 (0.81%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 37 (14.98%) Office 365
2 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.81%) IaaS
4 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (29.15%) DNS
2 66 (26.72%) Unified Communications
3 47 (19.03%) DHCP
4 32 (12.96%) SAN
5 31 (12.55%) TCP/IP
6 30 (12.15%) VPN
7 28 (11.34%) VoIP
8 26 (10.53%) Internet
9 25 (10.12%) SMTP
10 24 (9.72%) Firewall
10 24 (9.72%) LAN
11 19 (7.69%) WAN
12 18 (7.29%) MPLS
13 15 (6.07%) Wireless
13 15 (6.07%) NAS
14 12 (4.86%) PBX
15 9 (3.64%) IP Telephony
16 8 (3.24%) ISDN
16 8 (3.24%) WLAN
16 8 (3.24%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.81%) MySQL
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 72 (29.15%) Finance
2 32 (12.96%) Telecoms
3 22 (8.91%) Law
4 15 (6.07%) Advertising
5 13 (5.26%) Legal
6 11 (4.45%) Banking
6 11 (4.45%) Marketing
7 9 (3.64%) Publishing
8 6 (2.43%) Back Office
9 3 (1.21%) Electronics
9 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.81%) Retail
11 1 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 28 (11.34%) Support Engineer
2 27 (10.93%) Consultant
3 24 (9.72%) Messaging Engineer
4 22 (8.91%) Analyst
4 22 (8.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (6.48%) Administrator
6 15 (6.07%) 3rd Line Support
6 15 (6.07%) Architect
7 13 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 13 (5.26%) Team Leader
8 12 (4.86%) IT Support
9 10 (4.05%) Project Manager
10 9 (3.64%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 9 (3.64%) Microsoft Consultant
10 9 (3.64%) Messaging Administrator
11 8 (3.24%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (3.24%) Support Technician
12 7 (2.83%) Desktop Support
12 7 (2.83%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 7 (2.83%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.02%) XMPP
2 3 (1.21%) Software Packaging
2 3 (1.21%) COM
3 2 (0.81%) CSS
3 2 (0.81%) XML
3 2 (0.81%) WinForms
3 2 (0.81%) HTML
3 2 (0.81%) .NET
3 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.40%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 66 (26.72%) Blackberry
2 38 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.05%) Clustering
4 9 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (2.43%) iPad
6 5 (2.02%) PDA
7 4 (1.62%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.62%) iPhone
8 3 (1.21%) Derivative
8 3 (1.21%) Spread Betting
8 3 (1.21%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.21%) PKI
8 3 (1.21%) DTV
8 3 (1.21%) BBC
9 2 (0.81%) Replication
9 2 (0.81%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.81%) Statistics
9 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.40%) CMDB
10 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 131 (53.04%) Windows
2 49 (19.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (14.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (14.17%) Windows 7
5 24 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (6.88%) Windows XP
7 12 (4.86%) Windows 8
8 9 (3.64%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (2.83%) Linux
9 7 (2.83%) Apple iOS
10 6 (2.43%) Android
11 4 (1.62%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.21%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.21%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.40%) Debian
14 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.40%) CentOS
14 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (30.77%) ITIL
2 25 (10.12%) Change Management
3 23 (9.31%) Load Balancing
4 21 (8.50%) Project Management
5 18 (7.29%) Migration
6 16 (6.48%) Mobile Device Management
7 15 (6.07%) CRM
8 13 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (4.45%) Service Management
10 10 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (3.64%) Performance Analysis
11 9 (3.64%) Strategic Planning
11 9 (3.64%) Mentoring
12 8 (3.24%) Network Design
12 8 (3.24%) Asset Management
12 8 (3.24%) Time Management
13 7 (2.83%) Business Development
13 7 (2.83%) Problem Management
13 7 (2.83%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (2.83%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.96%) PowerShell
2 11 (4.45%) SQL
3 4 (1.62%) Java
4 3 (1.21%) Perl
4 3 (1.21%) Python
5 2 (0.81%) Ruby
5 2 (0.81%) VB
5 2 (0.81%) C#
5 2 (0.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 51 (20.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (15.38%) MCSE
3 32 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (9.72%) CCNP
5 22 (8.91%) MCSA
6 18 (7.29%) CCNA
6 18 (7.29%) MCP
6 18 (7.29%) MCITP
7 14 (5.67%) Degree
8 6 (2.43%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.43%) JNCIA
9 5 (2.02%) MCTS
9 5 (2.02%) CCVP
10 4 (1.62%) PhD
11 3 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.81%) CCIE
12 2 (0.81%) CCDA
12 2 (0.81%) CCDP
12 2 (0.81%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.05%) SLA
2 4 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 115 (46.56%) Active Directory
2 35 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.50%) UAG
4 16 (6.48%) VMware ESX
5 11 (4.45%) XenApp
6 10 (4.05%) Hyper-V
7 8 (3.24%) vSphere
8 4 (1.62%) XenServer
9 3 (1.21%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.81%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.40%) NFS
11 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.40%) KVM
Systems Management
1 25 (10.12%) SCOM
2 18 (7.29%) SCCM
2 18 (7.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 10 (4.05%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (4.05%) MAILsweeper
4 8 (3.24%) WSUS
5 4 (1.62%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.21%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.21%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.81%) Check_MK
7 2 (0.81%) Nagios
7 2 (0.81%) Puppet
8 1 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 155 (62.75%) Microsoft
2 64 (25.91%) VMware
3 63 (25.51%) Cisco
4 29 (11.74%) Citrix
5 26 (10.53%) Symantec
6 21 (8.50%) HP
7 19 (7.69%) Dell
7 19 (7.69%) Avaya
8 13 (5.26%) Polycom
9 12 (4.86%) Lotus
10 11 (4.45%) NetApp
10 11 (4.45%) IronPort
11 10 (4.05%) MobileIron
12 9 (3.64%) F5
12 9 (3.64%) Clearswift
13 8 (3.24%) Mitel
14 7 (2.83%) Apple
14 7 (2.83%) Juniper
15 6 (2.43%) EMC
15 6 (2.43%) Bloomberg
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City of London
Hudson - London
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Vocative Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + £3000 car allowance + £5,000 bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £75,000 to £82,000 per annum £75k & Bonus, Car Allowance, Corpora
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago