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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 194 269 269
Rank change year-on-year
+75 0
Permanent jobs citing Lync 121 74 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.10% 0.61% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.33% 3.06% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 106 65 41
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £73,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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
2269 2416 2239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 20.61% 19.87% 19.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1971 2064 2037
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £33,000 £32,000
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 21 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 21 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.

1 154 (65.53%) Microsoft
2 123 (52.34%) Active Directory
3 121 (51.49%) MS Exchange
4 118 (50.21%) Windows
5 78 (33.19%) SharePoint
6 70 (29.79%) MS Excel
6 70 (29.79%) VMware
6 70 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 68 (28.94%) ITIL
7 68 (28.94%) Cisco
8 61 (25.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 60 (25.53%) DNS
10 53 (22.55%) Unified Communications
11 51 (21.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 51 (21.70%) MCSE
11 51 (21.70%) Blackberry
12 50 (21.28%) Finance
13 45 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
13 45 (19.15%) DHCP
13 45 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
14 42 (17.87%) Office 365
15 39 (16.60%) CCNP
16 38 (16.17%) MS Office
16 38 (16.17%) Citrix
17 35 (14.89%) Windows 7
18 33 (14.04%) VoIP
19 32 (13.62%) VPN
20 30 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
20 30 (12.77%) Firewall
20 30 (12.77%) Polycom

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

For the 6 months to 21 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
1 121 (51.49%) MS Exchange
2 78 (33.19%) SharePoint
3 70 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (10.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 24 (10.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (6.38%) Lotus Domino
8 10 (4.26%) IIS
8 10 (4.26%) Office Communications Server
9 8 (3.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (2.98%) IBM Notes
11 6 (2.55%) Apache
11 6 (2.55%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.85%) nginx
13 2 (0.85%) Jetty
13 2 (0.85%) WorkSite
Applications
1 70 (29.79%) MS Excel
2 38 (16.17%) MS Office
3 5 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.85%) Tridion
3 2 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 42 (17.87%) Office 365
2 10 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.70%) IaaS
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (25.53%) DNS
2 53 (22.55%) Unified Communications
3 45 (19.15%) DHCP
4 33 (14.04%) VoIP
5 32 (13.62%) VPN
6 30 (12.77%) Firewall
7 29 (12.34%) SAN
7 29 (12.34%) TCP/IP
8 23 (9.79%) LAN
9 21 (8.94%) WAN
10 19 (8.09%) Internet
11 14 (5.96%) MPLS
11 14 (5.96%) Wireless
12 12 (5.11%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (4.68%) ISDN
13 11 (4.68%) SMTP
14 9 (3.83%) PBX
14 9 (3.83%) NAS
15 8 (3.40%) H.323
16 7 (2.98%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.85%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.85%) MySQL
General
1 50 (21.28%) Finance
2 24 (10.21%) Telecoms
3 19 (8.09%) Law
4 12 (5.11%) Publishing
5 11 (4.68%) Banking
5 11 (4.68%) Legal
6 7 (2.98%) Advertising
7 5 (2.13%) Marketing
8 4 (1.70%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.70%) Electronics
9 3 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.28%) Back Office
10 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (19.57%) Consultant
2 34 (14.47%) Support Engineer
3 29 (12.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (9.79%) Messaging Engineer
5 22 (9.36%) Analyst
6 20 (8.51%) Architect
7 18 (7.66%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (6.81%) Microsoft Consultant
9 15 (6.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 14 (5.96%) Cisco Consultant
11 13 (5.53%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.83%) Support Technician
13 8 (3.40%) Technical Support
13 8 (3.40%) Network Engineer
13 8 (3.40%) Team Leader
14 7 (2.98%) Administrator
14 7 (2.98%) IT Support
15 6 (2.55%) Exchange Engineer
15 6 (2.55%) Desktop Support
16 5 (2.13%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.81%) XMPP
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
2 2 (0.85%) XML
2 2 (0.85%) WinForms
3 1 (0.43%) Web Services
3 1 (0.43%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.43%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.43%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 51 (21.70%) Blackberry
2 24 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.11%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (4.68%) Replication
5 7 (2.98%) Clustering
6 6 (2.55%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
7 5 (2.13%) iPad
8 4 (1.70%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.70%) DTV
9 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.28%) PKI
9 3 (1.28%) PDA
9 3 (1.28%) Symmetrix
10 2 (0.85%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.85%) iPhone
10 2 (0.85%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.85%) User Experience
10 2 (0.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 118 (50.21%) Windows
2 51 (21.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (14.89%) Windows 7
4 30 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (8.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (6.38%) Windows XP
7 14 (5.96%) Windows 8
8 9 (3.83%) Linux
8 9 (3.83%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (2.55%) Android
10 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.85%) UNIX
11 2 (0.85%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.43%) Debian
12 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.43%) CentOS
12 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (28.94%) ITIL
2 22 (9.36%) Migration
3 21 (8.94%) Load Balancing
4 17 (7.23%) Change Management
5 16 (6.81%) Coaching
6 15 (6.38%) CRM
7 11 (4.68%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (4.68%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (4.26%) Mobile Device Management
8 10 (4.26%) Service Management
8 10 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (3.83%) Strategic Planning
9 9 (3.83%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (3.40%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (3.40%) Project Management
11 7 (2.98%) PRINCE2
12 6 (2.55%) Network Design
12 6 (2.55%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (2.55%) Time Management
13 5 (2.13%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.79%) PowerShell
2 11 (4.68%) SQL
3 4 (1.70%) Java
4 3 (1.28%) Perl
4 3 (1.28%) Python
5 2 (0.85%) Ruby
5 2 (0.85%) VBScript
5 2 (0.85%) VB
5 2 (0.85%) C#
5 2 (0.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 61 (25.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (21.70%) MCSE
3 45 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (16.60%) CCNP
5 28 (11.91%) MCITP
6 26 (11.06%) MCSA
7 22 (9.36%) CCNA
8 17 (7.23%) Security Cleared
9 15 (6.38%) MCP
10 13 (5.53%) SC Cleared
11 11 (4.68%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 11 (4.68%) JNCIA
12 8 (3.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (2.55%) CCVP
14 5 (2.13%) MCTS
14 5 (2.13%) PhD
14 5 (2.13%) Degree
15 4 (1.70%) CCDA
15 4 (1.70%) CCDP
16 2 (0.85%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.11%) SLA
2 3 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 123 (52.34%) Active Directory
2 45 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.94%) vSphere
4 16 (6.81%) XenApp
5 12 (5.11%) UAG
5 12 (5.11%) Hyper-V
6 10 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (3.40%) XenDesktop
7 8 (3.40%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.55%) XenServer
9 5 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.70%) NFS
11 2 (0.85%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.43%) vCloud
12 1 (0.43%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (11.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 25 (10.64%) SCOM
3 19 (8.09%) SCCM
4 15 (6.38%) Cisco UCCX
5 10 (4.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (2.55%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.55%) WSUS
6 6 (2.55%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (1.28%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.85%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.85%) Check_MK
8 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.85%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.85%) Nagios
8 2 (0.85%) Puppet
9 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 154 (65.53%) Microsoft
2 70 (29.79%) VMware
3 68 (28.94%) Cisco
4 38 (16.17%) Citrix
5 30 (12.77%) Polycom
6 27 (11.49%) HP
7 26 (11.06%) Dell
8 18 (7.66%) Symantec
9 12 (5.11%) EMC
10 11 (4.68%) NetApp
10 11 (4.68%) Veeam
11 10 (4.26%) IronPort
12 9 (3.83%) F5
12 9 (3.83%) Lotus
13 8 (3.40%) CheckPoint
14 7 (2.98%) Juniper
15 6 (2.55%) AppSense
15 6 (2.55%) Toshiba
16 5 (2.13%) Clearswift
16 5 (2.13%) Apple
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hudson - London
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
People Source
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits+training opportunities
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £350.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Wavex Technology Limited
Salary: Fantastic salary + wide range of benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago