The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 45 58 68
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Lync 18 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 4.70% 1.04% 1.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.25% 4.50% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 8
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
Lync
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Application Platforms Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
118 111 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 30.81% 23.13% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 105 90 108
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Lync
Salary Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Crawley region.

Lync Salary Trend in Crawley

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley 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 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 26 (89.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (86.21%) Active Directory
4 24 (82.76%) VMware
5 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
5 23 (79.31%) DNS
5 23 (79.31%) SCCM
6 22 (75.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (75.86%) Citrix
7 20 (68.97%) SAN
7 20 (68.97%) Cisco
7 20 (68.97%) Dell
7 20 (68.97%) WAN
7 20 (68.97%) DHCP
7 20 (68.97%) TCP/IP
7 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (68.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 20 (68.97%) Firewall
7 20 (68.97%) Clustering
7 20 (68.97%) Load Balancing
7 20 (68.97%) High Availability
7 20 (68.97%) Dell Compellent
8 19 (65.52%) Patch Management
8 19 (65.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 19 (65.52%) MS Exchange
8 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
9 16 (55.17%) IIS
9 16 (55.17%) Web Services
9 16 (55.17%) .NET
9 16 (55.17%) LAN

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley 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 20 (68.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 19 (65.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (65.52%) MS Exchange
3 16 (55.17%) IIS
4 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
5 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (79.31%) DNS
2 20 (68.97%) WAN
2 20 (68.97%) DHCP
2 20 (68.97%) TCP/IP
2 20 (68.97%) SAN
2 20 (68.97%) Firewall
3 16 (55.17%) LAN
4 14 (48.28%) NAS
5 5 (17.24%) Unified Communications
6 4 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (13.79%) VLAN
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (13.79%) DEFINITY
7 1 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (55.17%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (10.34%) Back Office
1 3 (10.34%) Law
1 3 (10.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (55.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Support
4 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Desktop Support
5 1 (3.45%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) .NET
1 16 (55.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (68.97%) Clustering
2 16 (55.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 26 (89.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.34%) Mac OS X
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (68.97%) Load Balancing
1 20 (68.97%) High Availability
2 19 (65.52%) Patch Management
3 16 (55.17%) Release Management
3 16 (55.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (55.17%) Business Continuity
4 10 (34.48%) Project Management
4 10 (34.48%) Performance Management
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Project Management
4 10 (34.48%) Data Centre Operations
5 6 (20.69%) Service Management
5 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (13.79%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (10.34%) Change Management
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) CRM
8 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.34%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (86.21%) Active Directory
2 22 (75.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (55.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (48.28%) VMware ESX
5 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (13.79%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
8 2 (6.90%) XenApp
8 2 (6.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (79.31%) SCCM
2 16 (55.17%) ARCserve
2 16 (55.17%) WSUS
2 16 (55.17%) SCSM
3 10 (34.48%) SCOM
4 4 (13.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) VMware
2 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
3 22 (75.86%) Citrix
4 20 (68.97%) Cisco
4 20 (68.97%) Dell
4 20 (68.97%) Dell Compellent
5 16 (55.17%) Sophos
5 16 (55.17%) Lumension
6 10 (34.48%) SolarWinds
7 6 (20.69%) HP
7 6 (20.69%) Brocade
8 4 (13.79%) Riverbed
8 4 (13.79%) Avaya
8 4 (13.79%) Symantec
8 4 (13.79%) Meraki