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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 34 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.56% 3.10% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.33% 10.67% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 2
Average salary £24,000 £35,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.86% -40.41%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -8.60%
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
43 75 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 24.02% 29.07% 22.98%
Number of salaries quoted 41 56 71
Average salary £25,000 £52,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.38% +19.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £24,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 April 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 23 (100.00%) ITIL
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 23 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 14 (60.87%) MS Office
3 11 (47.83%) Service Management
4 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (39.13%) Office 365
5 9 (39.13%) Email Marketing
5 9 (39.13%) Data Protection
5 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (39.13%) CentOS
5 9 (39.13%) ZABBIX
5 9 (39.13%) vSphere
5 9 (39.13%) SaaS
5 9 (39.13%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (39.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (39.13%) Marketing
5 9 (39.13%) Firewall
5 9 (39.13%) Back Office
5 9 (39.13%) VMware
5 9 (39.13%) Apple
5 9 (39.13%) Internet
5 9 (39.13%) MPLS
5 9 (39.13%) IIS
5 9 (39.13%) CRM
5 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (39.13%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (60.87%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) SaaS
1 9 (39.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) WAN
1 9 (39.13%) Internet
1 9 (39.13%) MPLS
1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) PABX
3 4 (17.39%) PBX
General
1 9 (39.13%) Back Office
1 9 (39.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Service Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
5 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.35%) IT Support
7 1 (4.35%) Support Supervisor
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (39.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) ITIL
2 11 (47.83%) Service Management
3 9 (39.13%) Email Marketing
3 9 (39.13%) Data Protection
3 9 (39.13%) CRM
3 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
4 6 (26.09%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) R
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (39.13%) vSphere
2 9 (39.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) Adobe
2 9 (39.13%) Dell
2 9 (39.13%) Apple
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Meraki
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) Avaya