The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Croydon region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 35 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 6 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.68% 4.35% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.45% 15.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 0
Average salary £26,250 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.34% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Application Platforms Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
71 73 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 31.70% 28.85% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 56 62 63
Average salary £52,500 £49,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,246 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +3.27%
Lync
London

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
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Croydon

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) MS Office
4 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) SCCM
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Office 365
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (30.00%) XenApp
6 3 (30.00%) XenServer
6 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (30.00%) Veeam
6 3 (30.00%) Clustering
6 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
6 3 (30.00%) CCEE
6 3 (30.00%) CCAA
6 3 (30.00%) vSphere
6 3 (30.00%) CCNA
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) HP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Account Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Account Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Technical Manager
2 3 (30.00%) IT Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Account Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 3 (30.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (30.00%) CCEE
1 3 (30.00%) CCAA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 3 (30.00%) XenServer
3 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (30.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Veeam
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Dell
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Symantec