The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 of England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 195 207 260
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +53
Permanent jobs citing Lync 68 50 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.85% 0.65% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.83% 3.16% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 38 47 10
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £29,000 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £43,291
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Application Platforms Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1777 1582 1862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 22.28% 20.70% 21.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1499 1397 1535
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 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 2014.

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 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
Hertfordshire +22 51 £50,250 -10.66% 5
Cambridgeshire -2 11 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Bedfordshire -13 5 £47,500 +26.66%
Norfolk +13 2 £47,500 +31.72% 1
Essex -1 1 £37,500 -31.81%
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (83.59%) Microsoft
2 80 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 73 (57.03%) MS Excel
4 65 (50.78%) Hyper-V
5 64 (50.00%) Windows
6 63 (49.22%) VMware
7 56 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 55 (42.97%) Active Directory
9 52 (40.63%) SharePoint
10 50 (39.06%) Cisco
11 46 (35.94%) Firewall
11 46 (35.94%) Office 365
12 44 (34.38%) DNS
13 43 (33.59%) VMware Infrastructure
14 42 (32.81%) Microsoft Certification
15 39 (30.47%) HP
15 39 (30.47%) SCCM
16 36 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
16 36 (28.13%) LAN
17 34 (26.56%) Exchange Server 2007
18 32 (25.00%) MCITP
19 31 (24.22%) Windows Server 2008
20 30 (23.44%) MCSE
21 29 (22.66%) Windows Server 2012
22 28 (21.88%) CCNA
23 27 (21.09%) SQL Server
24 26 (20.31%) WAN
24 26 (20.31%) DHCP
24 26 (20.31%) Windows Server 2003
24 26 (20.31%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 80 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 56 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (40.63%) SharePoint
4 34 (26.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (14.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (13.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (9.38%) Office Communications Server
9 10 (7.81%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (7.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (6.25%) SAS
11 8 (6.25%) IIS
12 3 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.56%) JOnAS
13 2 (1.56%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.78%) Apache
14 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 73 (57.03%) MS Excel
2 20 (15.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (35.94%) Office 365
2 17 (13.28%) PaaS
3 12 (9.38%) IaaS
4 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (35.94%) Firewall
2 44 (34.38%) DNS
3 36 (28.13%) LAN
4 26 (20.31%) WAN
4 26 (20.31%) DHCP
5 24 (18.75%) SAN
6 20 (15.63%) NAS
7 19 (14.84%) VPN
8 14 (10.94%) PBX
9 13 (10.16%) iSCSI
9 13 (10.16%) TCP/IP
10 10 (7.81%) Unified Communications
11 9 (7.03%) MPLS
12 8 (6.25%) NetScaler
13 6 (4.69%) VoIP
14 5 (3.91%) HTTP
14 5 (3.91%) ISDN
14 5 (3.91%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (3.91%) VLAN
14 5 (3.91%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (7.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (20.31%) Finance
2 22 (17.19%) Retail
3 9 (7.03%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.13%) Publishing
5 3 (2.34%) Advertising
5 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (28.91%) Consultant
2 22 (17.19%) Technical Consultant
3 21 (16.41%) Analyst
4 18 (14.06%) Support Engineer
5 17 (13.28%) Project Engineer
5 17 (13.28%) Technical Engineer
6 15 (11.72%) Architect
7 12 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (9.38%) Security Analyst
7 12 (9.38%) Server Support
7 12 (9.38%) IT Architect
7 12 (9.38%) Senior Security Analyst
7 12 (9.38%) IT Security Analyst
7 12 (9.38%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 10 (7.81%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 10 (7.81%) Wintel Engineer
8 10 (7.81%) Wintel Support
8 10 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
10 7 (5.47%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.56%) COM
2 1 (0.78%) CSS
2 1 (0.78%) HTML
2 1 (0.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.94%) Visualisation
2 13 (10.16%) PKI
3 12 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.03%) Firmware
5 7 (5.47%) Thin Client
5 7 (5.47%) Client/Server
5 7 (5.47%) CLARiiON
5 7 (5.47%) Fat Client
5 7 (5.47%) FlexPod
6 5 (3.91%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.13%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.13%) Replication
8 3 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 64 (50.00%) Windows
2 31 (24.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (22.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (20.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (14.06%) Linux
6 7 (5.47%) Windows 2000 Server
6 7 (5.47%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.91%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.53%) ITIL
2 24 (18.75%) Time Management
3 21 (16.41%) Migration
4 16 (12.50%) Change Management
5 12 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
5 12 (9.38%) Information Security
5 12 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (9.38%) Risk Analysis
5 12 (9.38%) Security Testing
5 12 (9.38%) Security Architecture
5 12 (9.38%) Database Security
6 9 (7.03%) E-Commerce
6 9 (7.03%) Project Management
6 9 (7.03%) Network Design
6 9 (7.03%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (5.47%) Validation
7 7 (5.47%) Network Architecture
8 4 (3.13%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (3.13%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.38%) SQL
2 5 (3.91%) C
3 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 42 (32.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (25.00%) MCITP
4 30 (23.44%) MCSE
5 28 (21.88%) CCNA
6 19 (14.84%) CCNP
7 12 (9.38%) MCSA
8 10 (7.81%) Degree
9 9 (7.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (6.25%) VCAP
10 8 (6.25%) NCDA
10 8 (6.25%) NCIE
11 7 (5.47%) MCP
12 4 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (2.34%) MCTS
14 1 (0.78%) CCA
14 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 7 (5.47%) GAMP
1 7 (5.47%) GCP
1 7 (5.47%) GMP
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (50.78%) Hyper-V
2 55 (42.97%) Active Directory
3 43 (33.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (17.97%) XenApp
4 23 (17.97%) XenDesktop
5 19 (14.84%) vSphere
6 17 (13.28%) VMware ESX
7 14 (10.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (5.47%) XenServer
10 5 (3.91%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.78%) NFS
11 1 (0.78%) Squid
Systems Management
1 39 (30.47%) SCCM
2 13 (10.16%) SCOM
3 9 (7.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (5.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (5.47%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (3.91%) WSUS
6 3 (2.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.56%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.56%) Opsview
7 2 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 107 (83.59%) Microsoft
2 63 (49.22%) VMware
3 50 (39.06%) Cisco
4 39 (30.47%) HP
5 25 (19.53%) Citrix
6 22 (17.19%) CheckPoint
7 17 (13.28%) EMC
8 16 (12.50%) ProCurve
9 15 (11.72%) NetApp
10 13 (10.16%) Red Hat
10 13 (10.16%) Symantec
11 10 (7.81%) Dell
12 9 (7.03%) CommVault
13 8 (6.25%) WatchGuard
13 8 (6.25%) Juniper
13 8 (6.25%) IBM
14 7 (5.47%) SolarWinds
15 6 (4.69%) Avaya
16 4 (3.13%) Rackspace
16 4 (3.13%) Atlassian
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Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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