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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 18 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
+31 0
Permanent jobs citing Lync 23 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 11.56% 1.69% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 46.94% 5.15% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 23 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 £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
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
49 97 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 24.62% 32.88% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 47 71 67
Average salary £25,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.36% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 30 January 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) ITIL
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
1 31 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 31 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 22 (70.97%) Active Directory
2 22 (70.97%) MS Office
3 11 (35.48%) Service Management
4 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
4 10 (32.26%) ITIL V3
4 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (29.03%) Office 365
5 9 (29.03%) ZABBIX
5 9 (29.03%) Email Marketing
5 9 (29.03%) Data Protection
5 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (29.03%) CentOS
5 9 (29.03%) vSphere
5 9 (29.03%) SaaS
5 9 (29.03%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (29.03%) CRM
5 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
5 9 (29.03%) IIS
5 9 (29.03%) Linux
5 9 (29.03%) Adobe
5 9 (29.03%) WAN
5 9 (29.03%) Apple
5 9 (29.03%) Internet
5 9 (29.03%) MPLS

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (29.03%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (70.97%) MS Office
2 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Office 365
1 9 (29.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) WAN
1 9 (29.03%) Internet
1 9 (29.03%) MPLS
1 9 (29.03%) Firewall
2 5 (16.13%) PABX
3 4 (12.90%) PBX
General
1 9 (29.03%) Back Office
1 9 (29.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Analyst
2 19 (61.29%) Service Analyst
2 19 (61.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
4 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (3.23%) Support Supervisor
5 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
1 31 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (29.03%) CentOS
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) ITIL
2 11 (35.48%) Service Management
3 10 (32.26%) ITIL V3
4 9 (29.03%) Email Marketing
4 9 (29.03%) Data Protection
4 9 (29.03%) CRM
4 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) R
System Software
1 22 (70.97%) Active Directory
2 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (29.03%) vSphere
2 9 (29.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Adobe
2 9 (29.03%) Apple
2 9 (29.03%) VMware
2 9 (29.03%) Dell
3 4 (12.90%) Meraki
3 4 (12.90%) Avaya
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco