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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 181 205 200
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Permanent jobs citing Lync 82 64 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.08% 0.79% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.59% 3.55% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 74 41 54
Average salary £40,000 £50,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.79% +18.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
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
1468 1803 1618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.29% 22.31% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1197 1535 1443
Average salary £43,900 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 6 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 6 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 +42 34 £40,000 -38.46% 2
Hertfordshire -27 33 £42,500 -15.84% 3
Bedfordshire +13 9 £37,500 +11.94% 1
Suffolk - 4 £44,500 -
Essex - 2 £70,000 - 2
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 112 (73.20%) Windows
2 109 (71.24%) Microsoft
3 69 (45.10%) MS Exchange
4 63 (41.18%) VMware
5 55 (35.95%) Active Directory
6 48 (31.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 47 (30.72%) Office 365
8 46 (30.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 45 (29.41%) MS Excel
10 44 (28.76%) SharePoint
10 44 (28.76%) Citrix
11 42 (27.45%) ITIL
12 40 (26.14%) HP
13 38 (24.84%) Exchange Server 2013
14 35 (22.88%) SQL
15 33 (21.57%) SAN
16 32 (20.92%) Exchange Server 2010
17 30 (19.61%) DNS
18 29 (18.95%) Firewall
18 29 (18.95%) Hyper-V
19 28 (18.30%) 3PAR
20 27 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
21 23 (15.03%) LAN
21 23 (15.03%) Microsoft Azure
22 22 (14.38%) WAN
23 21 (13.73%) MCSE
23 21 (13.73%) Veeam
23 21 (13.73%) Degree
24 20 (13.07%) Exchange Server 2007
24 20 (13.07%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 69 (45.10%) MS Exchange
2 44 (28.76%) SharePoint
3 38 (24.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (20.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (13.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (8.50%) IIS
7 10 (6.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.61%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (2.61%) WorkSite
10 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.65%) CMS
12 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 45 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (30.72%) Office 365
2 23 (15.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.27%) PaaS
4 3 (1.96%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.31%) SaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (21.57%) SAN
2 30 (19.61%) DNS
3 29 (18.95%) Firewall
4 23 (15.03%) LAN
5 22 (14.38%) WAN
6 19 (12.42%) TCP/IP
7 18 (11.76%) Skype
8 17 (11.11%) SMTP
8 17 (11.11%) PBX
9 15 (9.80%) DHCP
10 12 (7.84%) VPN
11 11 (7.19%) SNMP
11 11 (7.19%) Internet
12 9 (5.88%) Unified Communications
13 8 (5.23%) MPLS
14 6 (3.92%) ISDN
14 6 (3.92%) VoIP
15 5 (3.27%) HTTP
15 5 (3.27%) VLAN
16 4 (2.61%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.07%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (7.19%) Subversion
2 3 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (3.27%) Retail
2 4 (2.61%) Finance
3 3 (1.96%) Legal
3 3 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.31%) Electronics
4 2 (1.31%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (22.22%) Consultant
2 25 (16.34%) 3rd Line Support
3 23 (15.03%) Support Engineer
4 18 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 17 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (8.50%) Analyst
7 12 (7.84%) Technical Consultant
7 12 (7.84%) Microsoft Consultant
8 9 (5.88%) Server Engineer
9 8 (5.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 8 (5.23%) Server Support
10 7 (4.58%) Server Support Engineer
10 7 (4.58%) Storage Engineer
10 7 (4.58%) Storage Support Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (3.92%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 6 (3.92%) SQL DBA
11 6 (3.92%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.92%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.11%) .NET
1 17 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 11 (7.19%) Classic ASP
2 11 (7.19%) SAML
2 11 (7.19%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.96%) SAP Business Workflow
4 2 (1.31%) WSH
5 1 (0.65%) ISPF
5 1 (0.65%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.15%) Data Centre
3 12 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.19%) Replication
4 11 (7.19%) SecurID
5 10 (6.54%) Clustering
6 8 (5.23%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (3.92%) PKI
8 5 (3.27%) HP Storage
9 4 (2.61%) Smartphone
9 4 (2.61%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.61%) BYOD
9 4 (2.61%) Streaming Video
9 4 (2.61%) EFT
10 3 (1.96%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.31%) DTV
12 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 112 (73.20%) Windows
2 46 (30.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (12.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (9.15%) Linux
6 7 (4.58%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.61%) Android
9 2 (1.31%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.31%) CentOS
10 1 (0.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (27.45%) ITIL
2 19 (12.42%) Change Management
3 17 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (10.46%) Mentoring
5 14 (9.15%) Migration
6 11 (7.19%) Information Security
6 11 (7.19%) Product Management
6 11 (7.19%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (7.19%) DevOps
7 10 (6.54%) Identity Management
8 9 (5.88%) Project Management
8 9 (5.88%) Coaching
9 8 (5.23%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (5.23%) Load Balancing
10 7 (4.58%) Problem Management
10 7 (4.58%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.92%) MVC
11 6 (3.92%) Programme Management
12 5 (3.27%) E-Commerce
12 5 (3.27%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (22.88%) SQL
2 18 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 17 (11.11%) C#
4 11 (7.19%) Perl
4 11 (7.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (31.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (13.73%) MCSE
2 21 (13.73%) Degree
3 14 (9.15%) MCITP
4 10 (6.54%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (4.58%) MCP
6 7 (4.58%) MCSA
7 6 (3.92%) CCNP
7 6 (3.92%) CCNA
7 6 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.96%) CCIE
8 3 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.31%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.31%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.31%) CCDA
9 2 (1.31%) CCDP
9 2 (1.31%) CCSA
9 2 (1.31%) CCSE
10 1 (0.65%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (35.95%) Active Directory
2 29 (18.95%) Hyper-V
3 27 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (7.19%) XenApp
5 10 (6.54%) XenDesktop
5 10 (6.54%) Terminal Services
6 5 (3.27%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.31%) vSphere
8 1 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (13.07%) SCCM
2 10 (6.54%) SCOM
3 5 (3.27%) Windows Intune
4 4 (2.61%) WSUS
5 3 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.31%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.65%) SCSM
7 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.65%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 109 (71.24%) Microsoft
2 63 (41.18%) VMware
3 44 (28.76%) Citrix
4 40 (26.14%) HP
5 28 (18.30%) 3PAR
6 21 (13.73%) Veeam
7 18 (11.76%) Cisco
8 8 (5.23%) F5
9 6 (3.92%) Mitel
9 6 (3.92%) SAP
9 6 (3.92%) Apple
10 5 (3.27%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.27%) Dell
10 5 (3.27%) EMC
10 5 (3.27%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.27%) Brocade
10 5 (3.27%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.61%) Polycom
11 4 (2.61%) Tripwire
11 4 (2.61%) NetApp
Cambridgeshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
FirstPort
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + home working
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car + Pension
Posted: 24 days ago
High Ongar
Talent Spa
Salary: £17-23k Depending on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago