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 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 33 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 3.14% 1.69% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.53% 7.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 0
Average salary £24,250 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.50% -
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 Croydon region.

Application Platforms Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
76 54 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 29.80% 22.88% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 62 51 46
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £79,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 11 (100.00%) MS Office
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) ITIL
3 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
4 6 (54.55%) Blackberry
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (100.00%) MS Office
2 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
1 10 (90.91%) Service Analyst
1 10 (90.91%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft