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 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 115 141 144
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +3
Permanent jobs citing Lync 58 49 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.59% 1.26% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.98% 6.51% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 36 47 14
Average salary £28,428 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.11% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -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
646 753 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.75% 19.37% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 515 643 484
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -10 29 £24,000 -43.52% 2
Northamptonshire +13 14 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Leicestershire +22 8 £28,428 -12.53%
Derbyshire +11 6 £27,500 -40.54% 1
Lincolnshire - 2 £23,500 - 2
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 102 (87.18%) Microsoft
2 59 (50.43%) Windows
3 52 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 42 (35.90%) SharePoint
5 38 (32.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (29.91%) ITIL
7 34 (29.06%) MS Exchange
7 34 (29.06%) VoIP
7 34 (29.06%) VMware
8 33 (28.21%) MS Excel
9 32 (27.35%) Unified Communications
9 32 (27.35%) SCCM
10 29 (24.79%) Office 365
10 29 (24.79%) SQL Server
10 29 (24.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (21.37%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (19.66%) Internet
13 22 (18.80%) TCP/IP
13 22 (18.80%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (18.80%) Hyper-V
14 21 (17.95%) Degree
14 21 (17.95%) Cisco
14 21 (17.95%) Avaya
15 19 (16.24%) MS Office
16 17 (14.53%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (13.68%) SAN
17 16 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (12.82%) SharePoint 2013
18 15 (12.82%) PBX
18 15 (12.82%) Oracle

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 42 (35.90%) SharePoint
2 34 (29.06%) MS Exchange
3 15 (12.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (11.11%) Apache
4 13 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 9 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (6.84%) IIS
7 5 (4.27%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 33 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 19 (16.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (24.79%) Office 365
2 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (29.06%) VoIP
2 32 (27.35%) Unified Communications
3 23 (19.66%) Internet
4 22 (18.80%) TCP/IP
5 16 (13.68%) SAN
6 15 (12.82%) PBX
6 15 (12.82%) Firewall
7 13 (11.11%) ADSL
7 13 (11.11%) Broadband
8 12 (10.26%) WAN
9 11 (9.40%) DNS
9 11 (9.40%) Intranet
10 10 (8.55%) LAN
11 9 (7.69%) DHCP
11 9 (7.69%) Extranet
12 7 (5.98%) NAS
13 6 (5.13%) PABX
14 3 (2.56%) IP Telephony
14 3 (2.56%) VLAN
15 2 (1.71%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.79%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (11.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.85%) Hudson
General
1 14 (11.97%) Finance
2 9 (7.69%) Billing
3 6 (5.13%) Retail
3 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.27%) Law
5 2 (1.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (20.51%) Support Technician
2 18 (15.38%) IT Support
3 14 (11.97%) IT Support Technician
3 14 (11.97%) Analyst
3 14 (11.97%) Consultant
4 11 (9.40%) Service Manager
5 10 (8.55%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
6 9 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (6.84%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) UNIX Support
7 8 (6.84%) Linux Support
8 7 (5.98%) Communications Manager
9 6 (5.13%) Technical Services Manager
9 6 (5.13%) Technical Manager
9 6 (5.13%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 6 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.69%) HTML
2 6 (5.13%) .NET
2 6 (5.13%) ISPF
3 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.71%) Clustering
4 2 (1.71%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.71%) GIS
4 2 (1.71%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.85%) BYOD
5 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.85%) Kindle
5 1 (0.85%) PKI
5 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 59 (50.43%) Windows
2 38 (32.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (18.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (14.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (12.82%) Linux
6 14 (11.97%) UNIX
7 13 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 13 (11.11%) Solaris
7 13 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.56%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.71%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.71%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.71%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.91%) ITIL
2 11 (9.40%) Service Management
2 11 (9.40%) Service Delivery
3 10 (8.55%) PRINCE2
4 8 (6.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (6.84%) Mentoring
5 7 (5.98%) Coaching
5 7 (5.98%) Business Continuity
6 6 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.42%) Data Security
8 4 (3.42%) Migration
8 4 (3.42%) BCP
8 4 (3.42%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (3.42%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.42%) Data Management
9 3 (2.56%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (2.56%) Security Architecture
9 3 (2.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.11%) SQL
2 7 (5.98%) VB
3 3 (2.56%) VBA
3 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.71%) C
4 2 (1.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (24.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (17.95%) Degree
3 9 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.69%) MCP
3 9 (7.69%) MCSE
4 8 (6.84%) MCITP
5 6 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (4.27%) MCSA
6 5 (4.27%) CCNP
6 5 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.42%) VCP5
8 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (0.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 25 (21.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (18.80%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.98%) vSphere
5 2 (1.71%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.71%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.85%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 32 (27.35%) SCCM
2 7 (5.98%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.56%) SCOM
4 2 (1.71%) WSUS
5 1 (0.85%) SCSM
Vendors
1 102 (87.18%) Microsoft
2 34 (29.06%) VMware
3 21 (17.95%) Cisco
3 21 (17.95%) Avaya
4 15 (12.82%) Oracle
5 13 (11.11%) EMC
6 12 (10.26%) Citrix
7 9 (7.69%) Polycom
7 9 (7.69%) MobileIron
8 5 (4.27%) Mitel
9 4 (3.42%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.71%) HP
11 1 (0.85%) SAP
11 1 (0.85%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.85%) NetApp
11 1 (0.85%) Brocade
11 1 (0.85%) Open-E
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