The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 128 137 135
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Lync 46 50 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.27% 1.32% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.20% 6.71% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 28 47 18
Average salary £28,428 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £53,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -8.60%
Lync
England

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

Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
639 745 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.67% 19.60% 18.62%
Number of salaries quoted 504 622 525
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,950 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Lync
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Lync Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Lync
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Lync
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -17 15 £24,000 -43.52%
Northamptonshire +8 13 £47,500 -24.00% 1
Derbyshire +11 9 £43,250 -8.94%
Leicestershire +20 8 £28,428 +3.37%
Lincolnshire - 3 £26,000 - 1
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 91 (85.85%) Microsoft
2 47 (44.34%) Windows
3 41 (38.68%) Active Directory
4 38 (35.85%) SharePoint
5 35 (33.02%) VoIP
6 34 (32.08%) VMware
6 34 (32.08%) SCCM
6 34 (32.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (29.25%) MS Excel
7 31 (29.25%) SQL Server
8 29 (27.36%) MS Exchange
8 29 (27.36%) Unified Communications
9 28 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 25 (23.58%) ITIL
11 23 (21.70%) Hyper-V
11 23 (21.70%) Office 365
12 22 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (19.81%) Avaya
14 19 (17.92%) TCP/IP
14 19 (17.92%) Cisco
15 17 (16.04%) PBX
15 17 (16.04%) SAN
15 17 (16.04%) Firewall
16 16 (15.09%) SharePoint 2013
17 15 (14.15%) MS Office
18 14 (13.21%) Finance
18 14 (13.21%) SQL Server 2012
18 14 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
19 13 (12.26%) Degree

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 38 (35.85%) SharePoint
2 29 (27.36%) MS Exchange
3 16 (15.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (8.49%) Apache
4 9 (8.49%) Tomcat
4 9 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (7.55%) IIS
6 4 (3.77%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 31 (29.25%) MS Excel
2 15 (14.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (21.70%) Office 365
2 12 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (33.02%) VoIP
2 29 (27.36%) Unified Communications
3 19 (17.92%) TCP/IP
4 17 (16.04%) PBX
4 17 (16.04%) SAN
4 17 (16.04%) Firewall
5 13 (12.26%) Internet
5 13 (12.26%) WAN
6 11 (10.38%) LAN
6 11 (10.38%) DNS
7 10 (9.43%) DHCP
8 9 (8.49%) ADSL
8 9 (8.49%) Broadband
8 9 (8.49%) NAS
9 5 (4.72%) Intranet
9 5 (4.72%) PABX
10 3 (2.83%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.83%) VLAN
11 2 (1.89%) MPLS
11 2 (1.89%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (29.25%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.21%) SQL Server 2012
2 14 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.94%) Hudson
General
1 14 (13.21%) Finance
2 9 (8.49%) Billing
3 7 (6.60%) Law
4 6 (5.66%) Retail
5 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.89%) Legal
7 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (22.64%) Support Technician
2 15 (14.15%) Consultant
3 13 (12.26%) IT Support
3 13 (12.26%) Analyst
4 11 (10.38%) IT Support Technician
5 9 (8.49%) Technical Consultant
5 9 (8.49%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (7.55%) Technical Manager
6 8 (7.55%) Technical Services Manager
6 8 (7.55%) Service Manager
7 7 (6.60%) Communications Manager
7 7 (6.60%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (6.60%) Unified Communications Manager
8 6 (5.66%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) UNIX Support
9 5 (4.72%) Linux Support
10 4 (3.77%) ICT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.49%) HTML
2 7 (6.60%) ISPF
3 6 (5.66%) .NET
4 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.55%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.89%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.89%) GIS
4 2 (1.89%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.94%) Clustering
5 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.94%) BYOD
5 1 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.94%) Kindle
5 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 47 (44.34%) Windows
2 34 (32.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (9.43%) Linux
6 9 (8.49%) UNIX
6 9 (8.49%) Solaris
6 9 (8.49%) Windows XP
6 9 (8.49%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.94%) Android
8 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.58%) ITIL
2 10 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (9.43%) Service Delivery
2 10 (9.43%) PRINCE2
3 7 (6.60%) Business Continuity
3 7 (6.60%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.77%) Data Management
6 4 (3.77%) Security Architecture
6 4 (3.77%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (3.77%) BCP
6 4 (3.77%) Service Management
6 4 (3.77%) Data Security
6 4 (3.77%) Migration
7 3 (2.83%) CRM
7 3 (2.83%) Asset Management
7 3 (2.83%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (2.83%) Load Balancing
8 2 (1.89%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.32%) SQL
2 7 (6.60%) VB
3 3 (2.83%) VBA
3 3 (2.83%) C
4 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (12.26%) Degree
3 7 (6.60%) MCSE
3 7 (6.60%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.72%) CCNP
6 4 (3.77%) MCITP
6 4 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.77%) VCP5
6 4 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.83%) MCSA
8 2 (1.89%) MCP
9 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (0.94%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (38.68%) Active Directory
2 28 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (21.70%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.66%) vSphere
5 1 (0.94%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.94%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 34 (32.08%) SCCM
2 7 (6.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.89%) SCOM
4 1 (0.94%) SCSM
4 1 (0.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 91 (85.85%) Microsoft
2 34 (32.08%) VMware
3 21 (19.81%) Avaya
4 19 (17.92%) Cisco
5 12 (11.32%) Citrix
6 11 (10.38%) Oracle
7 9 (8.49%) EMC
7 9 (8.49%) Polycom
7 9 (8.49%) MobileIron
8 5 (4.72%) Mitel
9 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.94%) SAP
10 1 (0.94%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.94%) Siemens
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