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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 142 152 164
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Permanent jobs citing Lync 32 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.87% 0.50% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.01% 2.76% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 8
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £72,000 £52,500
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
639 580 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.35% 18.23% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 520 542 464
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 23 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 23 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 +13 15 £42,000 -20.00% 1
Derbyshire -13 7 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Leicestershire -11 6 £34,500 -42.50%
Northamptonshire -9 5 £62,500 +127.27% 1
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 72 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 62 (76.54%) Active Directory
3 41 (50.62%) Windows
4 38 (46.91%) MS Excel
5 36 (44.44%) VMware
6 34 (41.98%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (35.80%) SharePoint
7 29 (35.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (34.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (32.10%) Citrix
10 25 (30.86%) Office 365
10 25 (30.86%) Hyper-V
11 24 (29.63%) MS Exchange
12 20 (24.69%) XenDesktop
13 19 (23.46%) MCSE
14 16 (19.75%) SQL
15 15 (18.52%) MS Office
15 15 (18.52%) Citrix Certification
15 15 (18.52%) NetApp
15 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (18.52%) CCEE
16 14 (17.28%) Unified Communications
17 12 (14.81%) XenApp
17 12 (14.81%) MCTS
18 11 (13.58%) MCITP
18 11 (13.58%) Wireless
19 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
19 10 (12.35%) XenServer
20 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
20 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (35.80%) SharePoint
2 24 (29.63%) MS Exchange
3 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (7.41%) Office Communications Server
4 6 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (6.17%) WebSphere
5 5 (6.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.94%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (4.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.47%) IIS
9 1 (1.23%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.23%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.23%) Site Server
9 1 (1.23%) Quickr
Applications
1 38 (46.91%) MS Excel
2 15 (18.52%) MS Office
3 3 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (30.86%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.28%) Unified Communications
2 11 (13.58%) Wireless
3 9 (11.11%) SAN
4 6 (7.41%) Firewall
4 6 (7.41%) LAN
4 6 (7.41%) VoIP
4 6 (7.41%) WAN
5 5 (6.17%) Broadband
5 5 (6.17%) NAS
6 4 (4.94%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (4.94%) DHCP
6 4 (4.94%) DNS
6 4 (4.94%) CTI
7 3 (3.70%) Intranet
7 3 (3.70%) Internet
7 3 (3.70%) Extranet
7 3 (3.70%) NetScreen
7 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.47%) VPN
8 2 (2.47%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (4.94%) DTS
2 4 (4.94%) RDBMS
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (34.57%) Consultant
2 20 (24.69%) Technical Specialist
3 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Consultant
4 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (7.41%) Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Specialist
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Support Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.70%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.70%) Administrator
9 3 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) .NET
1 7 (8.64%) XML
2 6 (7.41%) Middleware
3 4 (4.94%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.70%) WCF
4 3 (3.70%) Silverlight
4 3 (3.70%) jQuery
4 3 (3.70%) Ajax
4 3 (3.70%) XSL
4 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.70%) HTML
4 3 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (1.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) DataPower
2 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.94%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.70%) iPhone
4 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.23%) FMCG
5 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (50.62%) Windows
2 28 (34.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.41%) Windows 8
5 5 (6.17%) UNIX
5 5 (6.17%) AIX
5 5 (6.17%) Linux
6 4 (4.94%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.70%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.70%) Android
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (8.64%) ITIL
2 5 (6.17%) Service Management
2 5 (6.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (4.94%) Incident Management
3 4 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (4.94%) Change Control
3 4 (4.94%) CRM
4 3 (3.70%) OOP
4 3 (3.70%) Migration
4 3 (3.70%) Web Design
4 3 (3.70%) Web Development
4 3 (3.70%) Project Management
4 3 (3.70%) Web Accessibility
4 3 (3.70%) Android Development
4 3 (3.70%) iOS Development
4 3 (3.70%) High Availability
5 2 (2.47%) Software Engineering
5 2 (2.47%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.47%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.75%) SQL
2 7 (8.64%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.70%) C#
4 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (35.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (23.46%) MCSE
3 15 (18.52%) Citrix Certification
3 15 (18.52%) CCEE
4 12 (14.81%) MCTS
5 11 (13.58%) MCITP
6 8 (9.88%) CCA
7 7 (8.64%) CCIA
8 6 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (6.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
9 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
9 5 (6.17%) NCIE
10 3 (3.70%) Degree
11 1 (1.23%) CCVP
11 1 (1.23%) MCP
11 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.23%) CCIE
11 1 (1.23%) CCNP
11 1 (1.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (76.54%) Active Directory
2 34 (41.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (30.86%) Hyper-V
4 20 (24.69%) XenDesktop
5 12 (14.81%) XenApp
6 10 (12.35%) XenServer
7 3 (3.70%) vSphere
7 3 (3.70%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.47%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.47%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.23%) IAG
9 1 (1.23%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) SCCM
1 5 (6.17%) SCOM
2 4 (4.94%) SCVMM
2 4 (4.94%) SCDPM
2 4 (4.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.47%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.23%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (1.23%) WSUS
4 1 (1.23%) Cacti
4 1 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 72 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 36 (44.44%) VMware
3 26 (32.10%) Citrix
4 15 (18.52%) NetApp
5 9 (11.11%) CA
6 7 (8.64%) HP
6 7 (8.64%) Cisco
7 5 (6.17%) IBM
8 4 (4.94%) Oracle
9 3 (3.70%) Symantec
9 3 (3.70%) Open-E
10 2 (2.47%) MobileIron
10 2 (2.47%) Veeam
10 2 (2.47%) Intel
10 2 (2.47%) Juniper
11 1 (1.23%) Sophos
11 1 (1.23%) TOWER Software
11 1 (1.23%) Lotus
11 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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