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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 34 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 6 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.47% 2.20% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.22% 10.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Average salary £24,250 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
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
73 50 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 30.04% 22.03% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 60 46 35
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,050 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £85,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 1 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) MS Office
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 11 (84.62%) Windows 7
3 9 (69.23%) ITIL
4 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
5 6 (46.15%) Blackberry
5 6 (46.15%) ITIL V3
6 3 (23.08%) SCCM
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
7 2 (15.38%) XenApp
7 2 (15.38%) XenServer
7 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
7 2 (15.38%) Veeam
7 2 (15.38%) CCEE
7 2 (15.38%) CCAA
7 2 (15.38%) Office 365
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (15.38%) vSphere
7 2 (15.38%) CCNA
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco
7 2 (15.38%) HP
7 2 (15.38%) Dell
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 13 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 11 (84.62%) MS Office
2 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
1 10 (76.92%) Service Analyst
1 10 (76.92%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) IT Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Account Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Account Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Account Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Technical Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCEE
1 2 (15.38%) CCAA
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) XenServer
2 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) WSUS
2 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Veeam
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Dell
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Symantec
2 2 (15.38%) VMware