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 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 184 226 223
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -3
Permanent jobs citing Lync 78 57 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.03% 0.66% 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.90% 3.20% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 75 47 52
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £57,550
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 of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1591 1784 1721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 21.03% 20.72% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1267 1497 1523
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 April 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 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
Hertfordshire -5 30 £39,000 -22.77% 5
Cambridgeshire +19 25 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Essex - 10 £50,000 - 1
Suffolk - 6 £43,000 -
Bedfordshire +23 5 £37,500 -13.79%
Norfolk - 2 £31,500 - 1
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 87 (64.93%) Microsoft
2 83 (61.94%) Windows
3 57 (42.54%) MS Exchange
4 50 (37.31%) Active Directory
5 49 (36.57%) VMware
6 41 (30.60%) HP
7 39 (29.10%) SharePoint
8 38 (28.36%) Citrix
9 37 (27.61%) ITIL
10 35 (26.12%) SQL
10 35 (26.12%) Office 365
11 32 (23.88%) Exchange Server 2010
11 32 (23.88%) MS Excel
11 32 (23.88%) SAN
12 30 (22.39%) Exchange Server 2013
13 28 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
14 27 (20.15%) 3PAR
14 27 (20.15%) Firewall
15 24 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (17.16%) Cisco
17 21 (15.67%) DNS
18 20 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
18 20 (14.93%) Hyper-V
19 19 (14.18%) Linux
20 18 (13.43%) SCCM
21 17 (12.69%) Veeam
22 16 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
22 16 (11.94%) Degree
23 15 (11.19%) Windows Server 2003
23 15 (11.19%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 57 (42.54%) MS Exchange
2 39 (29.10%) SharePoint
3 32 (23.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (22.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (7.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (5.97%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (5.22%) WorkSite
9 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (2.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.49%) IIS
12 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.75%) CMS
12 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 32 (23.88%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.99%) Agresso
3 2 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (26.12%) Office 365
2 16 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.73%) SaaS
4 3 (2.24%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (23.88%) SAN
2 27 (20.15%) Firewall
3 21 (15.67%) DNS
4 13 (9.70%) WAN
5 12 (8.96%) LAN
6 11 (8.21%) DHCP
6 11 (8.21%) Unified Communications
7 9 (6.72%) PBX
8 8 (5.97%) VPN
8 8 (5.97%) MPLS
9 7 (5.22%) Skype
9 7 (5.22%) VoIP
10 6 (4.48%) WLAN
10 6 (4.48%) SMTP
11 5 (3.73%) HTTP
11 5 (3.73%) Internet
12 4 (2.99%) OSPF
12 4 (2.99%) BGP
13 3 (2.24%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (2.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 6 (4.48%) Finance
2 2 (1.49%) Electronics
2 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.49%) Marketing
3 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (17.91%) Support Engineer
2 21 (15.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 18 (13.43%) Consultant
4 15 (11.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (7.46%) Analyst
6 9 (6.72%) Technical Design Authority
6 9 (6.72%) Server Engineer
7 8 (5.97%) Architect
8 7 (5.22%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.22%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.48%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.48%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.48%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (4.48%) Developer
9 6 (4.48%) Sales Consultant
9 6 (4.48%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 6 (4.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.22%) .NET
1 7 (5.22%) ASP.NET
2 6 (4.48%) SAP Business Workflow
3 3 (2.24%) XMPP
4 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.75%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.75%) SAML
4 1 (0.75%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) Clustering
2 7 (5.22%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.99%) BYOD
4 4 (2.99%) PKI
5 3 (2.24%) Open Source
5 3 (2.24%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.49%) DTV
6 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.49%) Replication
7 1 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.75%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 83 (61.94%) Windows
2 28 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (14.18%) Linux
4 15 (11.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.73%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.99%) UNIX
8 3 (2.24%) Android
8 3 (2.24%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.49%) CentOS
9 2 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.61%) ITIL
2 12 (8.96%) Project Management
3 10 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (7.46%) Coaching
4 9 (6.72%) Mentoring
4 9 (6.72%) CRM
5 8 (5.97%) Programme Management
5 8 (5.97%) Problem Management
5 8 (5.97%) Customer Engagement
5 8 (5.97%) Line Management
6 7 (5.22%) Change Control
6 7 (5.22%) Configuration Management
6 7 (5.22%) Identity Management
6 7 (5.22%) Service Delivery
6 7 (5.22%) Workflow
6 7 (5.22%) Practice Management
7 6 (4.48%) Migration
7 6 (4.48%) Change Management
7 6 (4.48%) MVC
7 6 (4.48%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.12%) SQL
2 7 (5.22%) C#
3 5 (3.73%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.75%) Perl
4 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (11.94%) Degree
3 14 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (9.70%) MCSE
5 12 (8.96%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (8.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (8.21%) MCP
7 10 (7.46%) CCNP
8 6 (4.48%) CCNA
8 6 (4.48%) MCITP
8 6 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (2.99%) CCIE
10 2 (1.49%) MCSA
10 2 (1.49%) CCDA
10 2 (1.49%) CCDP
10 2 (1.49%) CCSA
10 2 (1.49%) CCSE
10 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.75%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.46%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (37.31%) Active Directory
2 24 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (14.93%) Hyper-V
4 14 (10.45%) XenApp
5 13 (9.70%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.75%) vSphere
6 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (13.43%) SCCM
2 4 (2.99%) WSUS
2 4 (2.99%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.49%) Windows Intune
3 2 (1.49%) SCOM
4 1 (0.75%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.75%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.75%) SCSM
4 1 (0.75%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 87 (64.93%) Microsoft
2 49 (36.57%) VMware
3 41 (30.60%) HP
4 38 (28.36%) Citrix
5 27 (20.15%) 3PAR
6 23 (17.16%) Cisco
7 17 (12.69%) Veeam
8 9 (6.72%) SAP
9 6 (4.48%) Dell
9 6 (4.48%) Mitel
10 5 (3.73%) Brocade
10 5 (3.73%) Kofax
10 5 (3.73%) Nintex
10 5 (3.73%) EMC
10 5 (3.73%) Juniper
10 5 (3.73%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.99%) NetApp
11 4 (2.99%) Avaya
11 4 (2.99%) F5
12 2 (1.49%) Proofpoint
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