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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 193 219 227
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +8
Permanent jobs citing Lync 67 57 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.90% 0.70% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.19% 3.36% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 64 48 46
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +19.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £52,500 £56,275
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -
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
1599 1696 1760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 21.44% 20.70% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1259 1423 1533
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £56,000
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 1 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 1 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 -3 22 £36,000 -28.71% 4
Cambridgeshire +12 19 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Essex - 13 £50,000 - 1
Suffolk - 8 £40,750 -
Bedfordshire +14 3 £60,000 +42.85%
Norfolk - 2 £31,500 -
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 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 80 (65.04%) Microsoft
2 69 (56.10%) Windows
3 53 (43.09%) MS Exchange
4 45 (36.59%) Active Directory
5 41 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 39 (31.71%) VMware
7 37 (30.08%) SQL
8 36 (29.27%) MS Excel
9 33 (26.83%) ITIL
9 33 (26.83%) HP
10 31 (25.20%) Exchange Server 2010
11 30 (24.39%) Citrix
12 26 (21.14%) Firewall
12 26 (21.14%) Office 365
13 25 (20.33%) Exchange Server 2013
14 24 (19.51%) Cisco
14 24 (19.51%) SAN
14 24 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
15 23 (18.70%) Linux
15 23 (18.70%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (16.26%) DNS
16 20 (16.26%) 3PAR
17 18 (14.63%) SCCM
18 17 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
19 16 (13.01%) CRM
20 15 (12.20%) MS Office
20 15 (12.20%) XenApp
21 14 (11.38%) Dynamics CRM
21 14 (11.38%) Hyper-V
21 14 (11.38%) XenDesktop

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 53 (43.09%) MS Exchange
2 41 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 31 (25.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (20.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (10.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (8.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (4.88%) WorkSite
8 4 (3.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.81%) CMS
9 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.81%) IIS
9 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (29.27%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (11.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (8.13%) Agresso
3 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (21.14%) Office 365
2 10 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.07%) SaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.14%) Firewall
2 24 (19.51%) SAN
3 20 (16.26%) DNS
4 13 (10.57%) WAN
5 12 (9.76%) LAN
6 9 (7.32%) DHCP
6 9 (7.32%) Internet
6 9 (7.32%) Unified Communications
7 8 (6.50%) MPLS
8 7 (5.69%) VoIP
8 7 (5.69%) VPN
9 6 (4.88%) WLAN
9 6 (4.88%) PBX
10 5 (4.07%) HTTP
11 4 (3.25%) OSPF
11 4 (3.25%) BGP
12 3 (2.44%) HTTPS
12 3 (2.44%) SSL
12 3 (2.44%) SMTP
12 3 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (8.13%) Finance
2 2 (1.63%) Legal
3 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.81%) Marketing
3 1 (0.81%) Back Office
3 1 (0.81%) Electronics
3 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (14.63%) Support Engineer
2 15 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (10.57%) Analyst
3 13 (10.57%) Consultant
4 11 (8.94%) Applications Support
5 9 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (7.32%) Technical Design Authority
6 8 (6.50%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) Architect
7 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (4.88%) Server Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) IT Support
9 5 (4.07%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.07%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (3.25%) Network Administrator
10 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.07%) SAP Business Workflow
2 4 (3.25%) .NET
2 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.44%) XMPP
4 1 (0.81%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.57%) Clustering
2 7 (5.69%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.25%) PKI
5 3 (2.44%) Open Source
6 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.63%) Replication
7 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.81%) DTV
7 1 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 69 (56.10%) Windows
2 24 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (18.70%) Linux
4 13 (10.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.25%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (3.25%) UNIX
6 4 (3.25%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.44%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.44%) Android
8 2 (1.63%) CentOS
9 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.83%) ITIL
2 16 (13.01%) CRM
3 10 (8.13%) Project Management
4 9 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (7.32%) Coaching
5 8 (6.50%) Mentoring
5 8 (6.50%) Problem Management
5 8 (6.50%) Customer Engagement
6 7 (5.69%) Software Deployment
6 7 (5.69%) Release Management
6 7 (5.69%) Configuration Management
6 7 (5.69%) Service Delivery
6 7 (5.69%) Line Management
7 6 (4.88%) Change Control
7 6 (4.88%) Workflow
7 6 (4.88%) Practice Management
7 6 (4.88%) Programme Management
7 6 (4.88%) Document Management
7 6 (4.88%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (4.07%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.08%) SQL
2 4 (3.25%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.57%) MCSE
2 13 (10.57%) Degree
2 13 (10.57%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (8.94%) CCNP
3 11 (8.94%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (8.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (8.13%) MCP
5 5 (4.07%) MCITP
5 5 (4.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (3.25%) CCIE
6 4 (3.25%) CCNA
7 2 (1.63%) CCDA
7 2 (1.63%) CCDP
7 2 (1.63%) MCSA
7 2 (1.63%) CCSA
7 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.63%) CCSE
8 1 (0.81%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.13%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 23 (18.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (12.20%) XenApp
4 14 (11.38%) XenDesktop
4 14 (11.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.81%) Xen
5 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (14.63%) SCCM
2 4 (3.25%) WSUS
3 3 (2.44%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.81%) SCSM
4 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.81%) SCOM
4 1 (0.81%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.81%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 80 (65.04%) Microsoft
2 39 (31.71%) VMware
3 33 (26.83%) HP
4 30 (24.39%) Citrix
5 24 (19.51%) Cisco
6 20 (16.26%) 3PAR
7 10 (8.13%) Veeam
8 7 (5.69%) SAP
9 6 (4.88%) Juniper
10 5 (4.07%) CheckPoint
10 5 (4.07%) Avaya
10 5 (4.07%) Dell
10 5 (4.07%) EMC
10 5 (4.07%) Mitel
10 5 (4.07%) Brocade
11 4 (3.25%) Kofax
11 4 (3.25%) F5
11 4 (3.25%) Nintex
11 4 (3.25%) NetApp
12 2 (1.63%) Symantec
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