The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 205 205 206
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Lync 60 67 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.80% 0.84% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.20% 3.73% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 52 39 48
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -12.62%
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 of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1427 1797 1602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.00% 22.53% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1190 1518 1413
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Lync
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Lync Salary Trend in the East of England

Lync
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in the East of England

Lync
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Cambridgeshire +27 24 £40,000 -15.78%
Hertfordshire -43 21 £42,500 -15.42% 1
Bedfordshire 0 8 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Suffolk - 4 £44,500 -
Essex 0 3 £70,000 +86.66%
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 107 (76.98%) Windows
2 102 (73.38%) Microsoft
3 64 (46.04%) MS Exchange
4 56 (40.29%) VMware
5 51 (36.69%) Active Directory
6 50 (35.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 45 (32.37%) Office 365
7 45 (32.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 42 (30.22%) MS Excel
9 41 (29.50%) SharePoint
10 40 (28.78%) ITIL
10 40 (28.78%) Citrix
11 35 (25.18%) HP
12 31 (22.30%) Exchange Server 2013
13 29 (20.86%) Hyper-V
13 29 (20.86%) SAN
13 29 (20.86%) DNS
14 27 (19.42%) Exchange Server 2010
15 26 (18.71%) SQL
16 24 (17.27%) Firewall
16 24 (17.27%) 3PAR
17 23 (16.55%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (15.83%) Microsoft Azure
18 22 (15.83%) Degree
19 21 (15.11%) Veeam
19 21 (15.11%) TCP/IP
20 20 (14.39%) MCSE
20 20 (14.39%) LAN
21 19 (13.67%) SQL Server
21 19 (13.67%) SCCM

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 64 (46.04%) MS Exchange
2 41 (29.50%) SharePoint
3 31 (22.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (19.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (12.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (10.07%) IIS
7 9 (6.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (6.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.88%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.88%) WorkSite
9 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 42 (30.22%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (32.37%) Office 365
2 22 (15.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.60%) PaaS
4 2 (1.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 29 (20.86%) SAN
1 29 (20.86%) DNS
2 24 (17.27%) Firewall
3 21 (15.11%) TCP/IP
4 20 (14.39%) LAN
5 18 (12.95%) PBX
6 17 (12.23%) WAN
6 17 (12.23%) SMTP
6 17 (12.23%) Skype
7 15 (10.79%) DHCP
8 12 (8.63%) VPN
9 11 (7.91%) Internet
9 11 (7.91%) SNMP
10 9 (6.47%) Unified Communications
11 6 (4.32%) ISDN
12 5 (3.60%) MPLS
12 5 (3.60%) VoIP
12 5 (3.60%) VLAN
13 4 (2.88%) BIG-IP
13 4 (2.88%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (7.91%) Subversion
2 3 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (3.60%) Retail
2 4 (2.88%) Finance
3 3 (2.16%) Legal
3 3 (2.16%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.44%) Electronics
4 2 (1.44%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (25.18%) Consultant
2 23 (16.55%) Support Engineer
3 22 (15.83%) 3rd Line Support
4 18 (12.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 17 (12.23%) Systems Engineer
6 15 (10.79%) Microsoft Consultant
7 12 (8.63%) Analyst
8 10 (7.19%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (5.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (5.04%) Server Support
10 7 (5.04%) Storage Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Storage Support Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Server Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Server Support Engineer
11 6 (4.32%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 6 (4.32%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.32%) DBA
11 6 (4.32%) Sales Consultant
11 6 (4.32%) SQL DBA
12 5 (3.60%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.07%) .NET
1 14 (10.07%) ASP.NET
2 11 (7.91%) Classic ASP
2 11 (7.91%) SAML
2 11 (7.91%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.16%) SAP Business Workflow
4 2 (1.44%) WSH
5 1 (0.72%) ISPF
5 1 (0.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.63%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.63%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.91%) Replication
3 11 (7.91%) SecurID
4 7 (5.04%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (4.32%) PKI
5 6 (4.32%) Clustering
6 4 (2.88%) Streaming Video
6 4 (2.88%) EFT
6 4 (2.88%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.88%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.16%) HP Storage
7 3 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.16%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.44%) DTV
8 2 (1.44%) BYOD
8 2 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 107 (76.98%) Windows
2 45 (32.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (12.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (12.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (8.63%) Linux
6 7 (5.04%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.88%) Android
9 3 (2.16%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.72%) CentOS
10 1 (0.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.78%) ITIL
2 17 (12.23%) Change Management
3 16 (11.51%) Mentoring
4 15 (10.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (10.79%) Migration
5 11 (7.91%) Information Security
5 11 (7.91%) Product Management
5 11 (7.91%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (7.91%) DevOps
6 10 (7.19%) Project Management
7 9 (6.47%) Identity Management
8 8 (5.76%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (5.76%) Coaching
9 6 (4.32%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (4.32%) Load Balancing
9 6 (4.32%) Programme Management
10 5 (3.60%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.60%) E-Commerce
10 5 (3.60%) SIEM
11 4 (2.88%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.71%) SQL
2 16 (11.51%) PowerShell
3 14 (10.07%) C#
4 11 (7.91%) Perl
4 11 (7.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (35.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (15.83%) Degree
3 20 (14.39%) MCSE
4 14 (10.07%) MCITP
5 8 (5.76%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (5.04%) MCSA
6 7 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.60%) MCP
8 4 (2.88%) CCNA
9 3 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (2.16%) CCNP
9 3 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.44%) CCIE
11 1 (0.72%) MCTS
11 1 (0.72%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.16%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (36.69%) Active Directory
2 29 (20.86%) Hyper-V
3 23 (16.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (7.19%) Terminal Services
5 7 (5.04%) XenApp
5 7 (5.04%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.60%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.72%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.72%) vSphere
7 1 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 19 (13.67%) SCCM
2 11 (7.91%) SCOM
3 6 (4.32%) Windows Intune
4 3 (2.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.44%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.44%) WSUS
6 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.72%) SCSM
6 1 (0.72%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 102 (73.38%) Microsoft
2 56 (40.29%) VMware
3 40 (28.78%) Citrix
4 35 (25.18%) HP
5 24 (17.27%) 3PAR
6 21 (15.11%) Veeam
7 15 (10.79%) Cisco
8 7 (5.04%) Apple
9 6 (4.32%) SAP
9 6 (4.32%) Dell
9 6 (4.32%) F5
10 5 (3.60%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.60%) Fortinet
10 5 (3.60%) Mitel
11 4 (2.88%) Tripwire
11 4 (2.88%) Symantec
11 4 (2.88%) Sophos
11 4 (2.88%) Polycom
12 3 (2.16%) Brocade
12 3 (2.16%) Proofpoint
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