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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 197 213 266
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +53
Permanent jobs citing Lync 62 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.80% 0.46% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.66% 2.29% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 36 32 17
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,350 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,750 £47,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
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
1696 1442 1961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 21.79% 20.15% 21.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1406 1272 1632
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,400 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +3 38 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Cambridgeshire -3 16 £47,500 -2.06%
Bedfordshire 0 6 £47,500 +18.75%
Essex +9 2 £48,750 -2.50%
Norfolk +5 2 £47,500 +31.72%
Suffolk - 1 - -
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 103 (81.10%) Microsoft
2 79 (62.20%) MS Exchange
3 69 (54.33%) MS Excel
4 66 (51.97%) Windows
5 63 (49.61%) VMware
6 62 (48.82%) Active Directory
7 56 (44.09%) Hyper-V
8 53 (41.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 51 (40.16%) Office 365
10 48 (37.80%) SharePoint
11 47 (37.01%) DNS
12 45 (35.43%) Cisco
13 43 (33.86%) Microsoft Certification
13 43 (33.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 41 (32.28%) Windows Server 2008
15 38 (29.92%) SCCM
15 38 (29.92%) Firewall
16 37 (29.13%) Exchange Server 2007
17 35 (27.56%) HP
18 34 (26.77%) LAN
18 34 (26.77%) MCITP
19 33 (25.98%) Cisco Certification
20 32 (25.20%) MCSE
21 31 (24.41%) ITIL
21 31 (24.41%) Windows Server 2012
22 30 (23.62%) DHCP
23 27 (21.26%) Finance
23 27 (21.26%) Time Management
24 26 (20.47%) Windows Server 2003
25 25 (19.69%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 79 (62.20%) MS Exchange
2 53 (41.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (37.80%) SharePoint
4 37 (29.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (19.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 23 (18.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (9.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (7.87%) SharePoint Server
8 10 (7.87%) Office Communications Server
9 8 (6.30%) IIS
10 7 (5.51%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (4.72%) SAS
12 3 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.79%) Apache
13 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 69 (54.33%) MS Excel
2 22 (17.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (40.16%) Office 365
2 18 (14.17%) PaaS
3 12 (9.45%) IaaS
3 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (37.01%) DNS
2 38 (29.92%) Firewall
3 34 (26.77%) LAN
4 30 (23.62%) DHCP
5 25 (19.69%) WAN
6 16 (12.60%) NAS
7 15 (11.81%) PBX
8 14 (11.02%) SAN
9 13 (10.24%) VPN
10 12 (9.45%) TCP/IP
11 11 (8.66%) iSCSI
12 10 (7.87%) MPLS
13 9 (7.09%) VoIP
13 9 (7.09%) Unified Communications
14 6 (4.72%) NetScaler
14 6 (4.72%) VLAN
14 6 (4.72%) ISDN
15 5 (3.94%) HTTP
16 4 (3.15%) SMS
17 3 (2.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.87%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) LabVIEW
General
1 27 (21.26%) Finance
2 24 (18.90%) Retail
3 10 (7.87%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.94%) Publishing
5 3 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (29.13%) Consultant
2 20 (15.75%) Technical Consultant
3 17 (13.39%) Support Engineer
4 16 (12.60%) Architect
5 15 (11.81%) Project Engineer
5 15 (11.81%) Technical Engineer
6 13 (10.24%) Server Support
7 12 (9.45%) Server Engineer
7 12 (9.45%) IT Architect
8 11 (8.66%) Analyst
9 10 (7.87%) Wintel Support
9 10 (7.87%) Wintel Engineer
9 10 (7.87%) Wintel Support Engineer
10 9 (7.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (6.30%) Senior Security Analyst
11 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Consultant
11 8 (6.30%) IT Security Analyst
11 8 (6.30%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (6.30%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (6.30%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.57%) COM
1 2 (1.57%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.79%) CSS
2 1 (0.79%) HTML
2 1 (0.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.02%) Visualisation
2 12 (9.45%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.87%) Mathematics
4 9 (7.09%) PKI
5 8 (6.30%) Firmware
6 7 (5.51%) Thin Client
6 7 (5.51%) Client/Server
6 7 (5.51%) CLARiiON
6 7 (5.51%) Fat Client
6 7 (5.51%) FlexPod
7 4 (3.15%) Clustering
7 4 (3.15%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 66 (51.97%) Windows
2 41 (32.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (24.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (20.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (15.75%) Linux
6 7 (5.51%) Windows 2000 Server
6 7 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.94%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.94%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.57%) UNIX
9 1 (0.79%) AIX
9 1 (0.79%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.41%) ITIL
2 27 (21.26%) Time Management
3 21 (16.54%) Migration
4 17 (13.39%) Change Management
5 13 (10.24%) Project Management
6 12 (9.45%) Information Security
7 10 (7.87%) E-Commerce
8 8 (6.30%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (6.30%) Risk Analysis
8 8 (6.30%) Security Testing
8 8 (6.30%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (6.30%) Security Architecture
8 8 (6.30%) Database Security
8 8 (6.30%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (5.51%) Network Design
10 6 (4.72%) Validation
10 6 (4.72%) Service Management
11 5 (3.94%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.94%) Identity Management
11 5 (3.94%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.45%) SQL
2 6 (4.72%) C
3 1 (0.79%) MATLAB
3 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 43 (33.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (26.77%) MCITP
3 33 (25.98%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (25.20%) MCSE
5 25 (19.69%) CCNA
6 17 (13.39%) CCNP
7 13 (10.24%) MCSA
8 8 (6.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (5.51%) MCTS
9 7 (5.51%) Degree
9 7 (5.51%) VCAP
10 6 (4.72%) NCDA
10 6 (4.72%) NCIE
10 6 (4.72%) MCP
11 4 (3.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.79%) VCP4
12 1 (0.79%) MBCS
12 1 (0.79%) VCP5
12 1 (0.79%) CCA
12 1 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 6 (4.72%) GAMP
1 6 (4.72%) GCP
1 6 (4.72%) GMP
2 5 (3.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (48.82%) Active Directory
2 56 (44.09%) Hyper-V
3 43 (33.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (19.69%) XenApp
5 21 (16.54%) XenDesktop
6 17 (13.39%) vSphere
7 13 (10.24%) VMware ESX
7 13 (10.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (6.30%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (5.51%) XenServer
10 6 (4.72%) Terminal Services
11 4 (3.15%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.79%) Squid
12 1 (0.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 38 (29.92%) SCCM
2 9 (7.09%) SCOM
3 7 (5.51%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (5.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (4.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (3.15%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.15%) WSUS
6 3 (2.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.79%) MIIS
Vendors
1 103 (81.10%) Microsoft
2 63 (49.61%) VMware
3 45 (35.43%) Cisco
4 35 (27.56%) HP
5 23 (18.11%) Citrix
5 23 (18.11%) CheckPoint
6 16 (12.60%) ProCurve
7 15 (11.81%) Symantec
7 15 (11.81%) EMC
8 13 (10.24%) NetApp
8 13 (10.24%) Red Hat
9 9 (7.09%) CommVault
9 9 (7.09%) SolarWinds
10 8 (6.30%) Dell
10 8 (6.30%) IBM
11 6 (4.72%) Avaya
11 6 (4.72%) Juniper
11 6 (4.72%) WatchGuard
12 5 (3.94%) Atlassian
13 4 (3.15%) Rackspace
St. Albans
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
St. Albans
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago