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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 41 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Lync 5 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 2.14% 2.24% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.90% 15.56% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Average salary £26,250 £45,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +83.67%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -8.60%
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
42 45 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 17.95% 14.38% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 25 42 28
Average salary £38,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.94% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Lync
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

Lync
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

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) Mitel
4 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) BlackBerry Internet Service
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) BYOD
5 1 (12.50%) IIS

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Account Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) Field Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Sales Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Voice Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Mitel
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix