The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 23 39 54
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +15
Permanent jobs citing Lync 16 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 7.69% 1.69% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.23% 6.33% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 1
Average salary £24,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.47% -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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 Croydon region.

Application Platforms Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
61 79 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 29.33% 26.78% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 54 65 76
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £62,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Lync
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Lync Salary Trend in Croydon

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 22 (100.00%) ITIL
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 22 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 16 (72.73%) MS Office
2 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 7 (31.82%) ITIL V3
4 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (27.27%) Office 365
5 6 (27.27%) ZABBIX
5 6 (27.27%) vSphere
5 6 (27.27%) SaaS
5 6 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (27.27%) CRM
5 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 6 (27.27%) IIS
5 6 (27.27%) Linux
5 6 (27.27%) Adobe
5 6 (27.27%) WAN
5 6 (27.27%) Apple
5 6 (27.27%) Internet
5 6 (27.27%) MPLS
5 6 (27.27%) Blackberry
5 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (27.27%) Marketing
5 6 (27.27%) Email Marketing
5 6 (27.27%) Data Protection
5 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 22 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (27.27%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (72.73%) MS Office
2 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) SaaS
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) WAN
1 6 (27.27%) Internet
1 6 (27.27%) MPLS
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) PABX
2 3 (13.64%) PBX
General
1 6 (27.27%) Back Office
1 6 (27.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Analyst
2 13 (59.09%) Service Analyst
2 13 (59.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) Team Leader
4 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (27.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (27.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL V3
3 6 (27.27%) CRM
3 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 6 (27.27%) Service Management
3 6 (27.27%) Email Marketing
3 6 (27.27%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) R
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (27.27%) vSphere
2 6 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Adobe
2 6 (27.27%) Dell
2 6 (27.27%) Apple
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Meraki
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) Avaya