The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank - 28 50
Permanent jobs citing Lync 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby - 1.92% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 14.29% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
Lync
Derbyshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derby region.

Application Platforms Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
34 28 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 11.07% 13.46% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 31 25 45
Average salary £31,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.48% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Derby region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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Salary Trend in Derby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Derby region.

Lync Salary Trend in Derby

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Derby 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 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) MCTS
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013

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Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Derby 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco