The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 149 150 166
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Lync 29 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.77% 0.50% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.37% 2.80% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 8
Average salary £42,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £69,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
663 572 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.65% 17.99% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 529 534 472
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Lync
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 +4 13 £42,000 -18.04% 1
Leicestershire -3 7 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Derbyshire -10 6 - -
Northamptonshire -14 3 £47,500 +22.58%
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 70 (88.61%) Microsoft
2 60 (75.95%) Active Directory
3 41 (51.90%) Windows
4 37 (46.84%) MS Excel
5 35 (44.30%) VMware
6 34 (43.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (37.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 29 (36.71%) SharePoint
9 28 (35.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (32.91%) Citrix
11 24 (30.38%) Office 365
11 24 (30.38%) Hyper-V
12 22 (27.85%) MS Exchange
13 20 (25.32%) MCSE
13 20 (25.32%) XenDesktop
14 17 (21.52%) SQL
15 15 (18.99%) Citrix Certification
15 15 (18.99%) CCEE
16 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (17.72%) NetApp
17 13 (16.46%) MS Office
17 13 (16.46%) Unified Communications
18 12 (15.19%) XenApp
18 12 (15.19%) MCTS
19 11 (13.92%) MCITP
19 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
20 10 (12.66%) Wireless
20 10 (12.66%) XenServer
20 10 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2013
21 9 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2010

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 29 (36.71%) SharePoint
2 22 (27.85%) MS Exchange
3 10 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (7.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (7.59%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (6.33%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (6.33%) WebSphere
6 5 (6.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (5.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (2.53%) IIS
10 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (1.27%) Quickr
10 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.27%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.27%) Site Server
Applications
1 37 (46.84%) MS Excel
2 13 (16.46%) MS Office
3 3 (3.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (30.38%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.46%) Unified Communications
2 10 (12.66%) Wireless
3 9 (11.39%) SAN
4 6 (7.59%) LAN
4 6 (7.59%) VoIP
4 6 (7.59%) WAN
5 5 (6.33%) NAS
5 5 (6.33%) Broadband
5 5 (6.33%) Firewall
6 4 (5.06%) CTI
6 4 (5.06%) DHCP
6 4 (5.06%) DNS
6 4 (5.06%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.80%) Intranet
7 3 (3.80%) Internet
7 3 (3.80%) Extranet
7 3 (3.80%) NetScreen
8 2 (2.53%) S/MIME
9 1 (1.27%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (6.33%) DTS
2 5 (6.33%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (32.91%) Consultant
2 20 (25.32%) Technical Specialist
3 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Consultant
4 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Specialist
6 5 (6.33%) Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (5.06%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.80%) Administrator
8 3 (3.80%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) .NET
2 7 (8.86%) XML
3 6 (7.59%) Middleware
4 5 (6.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.80%) jQuery
6 3 (3.80%) Ajax
6 3 (3.80%) WCF
6 3 (3.80%) Silverlight
6 3 (3.80%) HTML
6 3 (3.80%) CSS
6 3 (3.80%) XSL
7 1 (1.27%) Web Services
7 1 (1.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) DataPower
2 4 (5.06%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.80%) iPhone
4 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.27%) FMCG
4 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (51.90%) Windows
2 28 (35.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.59%) Windows 8
5 5 (6.33%) AIX
5 5 (6.33%) Linux
5 5 (6.33%) UNIX
6 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.06%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.80%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.80%) Android
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (8.86%) ITIL
2 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (6.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (6.33%) Service Management
3 4 (5.06%) Web Development
4 3 (3.80%) Incident Management
4 3 (3.80%) Web Accessibility
4 3 (3.80%) Change Control
4 3 (3.80%) Android Development
4 3 (3.80%) iOS Development
4 3 (3.80%) OOP
4 3 (3.80%) Migration
4 3 (3.80%) Web Design
5 2 (2.53%) Project Management
5 2 (2.53%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.53%) CRM
5 2 (2.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.53%) High Availability
5 2 (2.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.52%) SQL
2 6 (7.59%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.06%) C#
5 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (37.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (25.32%) MCSE
3 15 (18.99%) Citrix Certification
3 15 (18.99%) CCEE
4 12 (15.19%) MCTS
5 11 (13.92%) MCITP
6 8 (10.13%) CCA
7 7 (8.86%) CCIA
8 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
8 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
9 5 (6.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (6.33%) NCIE
9 5 (6.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (3.80%) Degree
11 1 (1.27%) CCIE
11 1 (1.27%) CCNP
11 1 (1.27%) CCNA
11 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.27%) MCP
11 1 (1.27%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 60 (75.95%) Active Directory
2 34 (43.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (30.38%) Hyper-V
4 20 (25.32%) XenDesktop
5 12 (15.19%) XenApp
6 10 (12.66%) XenServer
7 3 (3.80%) VMware Server
7 3 (3.80%) vSphere
8 2 (2.53%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.53%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.53%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.27%) IAG
9 1 (1.27%) UAG
9 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) SCCM
1 6 (7.59%) SCOM
2 5 (6.33%) SCVMM
2 5 (6.33%) SCDPM
2 5 (6.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.53%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.27%) WSUS
4 1 (1.27%) Cacti
4 1 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.27%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 70 (88.61%) Microsoft
2 35 (44.30%) VMware
3 26 (32.91%) Citrix
4 14 (17.72%) NetApp
5 9 (11.39%) CA
6 7 (8.86%) Cisco
7 6 (7.59%) HP
8 5 (6.33%) IBM
9 4 (5.06%) Oracle
10 3 (3.80%) Open-E
10 3 (3.80%) Symantec
11 2 (2.53%) Juniper
11 2 (2.53%) Intel
11 2 (2.53%) MobileIron
11 2 (2.53%) Veeam
12 1 (1.27%) IronPort
12 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.27%) Trend Micro
12 1 (1.27%) EMC
12 1 (1.27%) Avaya
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Microsoft Certifications Funded
Posted: 17 hours ago
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EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Upto £55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
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Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago