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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 193 215 251
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +36
Permanent jobs citing Lync 61 33 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.85% 0.50% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.26% 2.65% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 56 25 24
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +22.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +9.19%
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
1432 1245 1810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.98% 18.78% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1148 1029 1554
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,485
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
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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 26 £47,500 -5.94% 1
Essex 0 19 £57,500 +76.92% 1
Cambridgeshire -9 11 £39,000 -13.33% 1
Suffolk - 4 £40,750 -
Bedfordshire +9 1 - -
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 79 (69.91%) Microsoft
2 61 (53.98%) Active Directory
2 61 (53.98%) MS Exchange
3 59 (52.21%) Windows
4 45 (39.82%) MS Excel
5 41 (36.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 39 (34.51%) SharePoint
7 36 (31.86%) VMware
8 31 (27.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (25.66%) SQL
9 29 (25.66%) ITIL
9 29 (25.66%) Exchange Server 2013
10 26 (23.01%) Cisco
11 25 (22.12%) Exchange Server 2007
12 24 (21.24%) Office 365
13 23 (20.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (20.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 23 (20.35%) Linux
13 23 (20.35%) DNS
13 23 (20.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (18.58%) MCSE
15 20 (17.70%) Firewall
16 19 (16.81%) Citrix
16 19 (16.81%) SCCM
17 17 (15.04%) Windows Server 2003
17 17 (15.04%) Project Management
18 16 (14.16%) XenApp
19 15 (13.27%) MCITP
19 15 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
19 15 (13.27%) CCNP

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 61 (53.98%) MS Exchange
2 41 (36.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (34.51%) SharePoint
4 29 (25.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (22.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (8.85%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (7.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (6.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (3.54%) WorkSite
11 2 (1.77%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.88%) CMS
12 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 45 (39.82%) MS Excel
2 15 (13.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (12.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (8.85%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 24 (21.24%) Office 365
2 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.31%) Yammer
4 5 (4.42%) SaaS
5 2 (1.77%) PaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.35%) DNS
2 20 (17.70%) Firewall
3 14 (12.39%) VoIP
4 11 (9.73%) DHCP
5 10 (8.85%) WAN
5 10 (8.85%) MPLS
6 9 (7.96%) Internet
7 8 (7.08%) SAN
7 8 (7.08%) LAN
8 7 (6.19%) VPN
9 6 (5.31%) Wireless
9 6 (5.31%) Unified Communications
10 5 (4.42%) HTTPS
10 5 (4.42%) PBX
11 4 (3.54%) SMS
11 4 (3.54%) WLAN
11 4 (3.54%) OSPF
11 4 (3.54%) BGP
12 3 (2.65%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (1.77%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) LabVIEW
General
1 14 (12.39%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Retail
3 3 (2.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.77%) Electronics
4 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Publishing
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (9.73%) Applications Support
2 10 (8.85%) Consultant
2 10 (8.85%) Server Engineer
3 9 (7.96%) Technical Design Authority
3 9 (7.96%) Analyst
3 9 (7.96%) Architect
4 8 (7.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (5.31%) Support Analyst
5 6 (5.31%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.42%) Team Leader
6 5 (4.42%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (4.42%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) IT Support
7 4 (3.54%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (2.65%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) X-Windows
2 4 (3.54%) XMPP
2 4 (3.54%) SAP Business Workflow
3 3 (2.65%) .NET
3 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.88%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Clustering
2 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.31%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (5.31%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.65%) Open Source
6 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.77%) Replication
7 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 59 (52.21%) Windows
2 23 (20.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (20.35%) Linux
2 23 (20.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (15.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (7.08%) UNIX
5 6 (5.31%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (2.65%) Android
6 3 (2.65%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.65%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.77%) AIX
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.66%) ITIL
2 17 (15.04%) Project Management
3 15 (13.27%) CRM
4 14 (12.39%) Coaching
5 9 (7.96%) Change Control
5 9 (7.96%) Service Delivery
6 8 (7.08%) Migration
7 7 (6.19%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.19%) Document Management
7 7 (6.19%) Release Management
7 7 (6.19%) Software Deployment
7 7 (6.19%) Customer Engagement
7 7 (6.19%) Line Management
7 7 (6.19%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.31%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (5.31%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (4.42%) Time Management
9 5 (4.42%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (4.42%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.42%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.66%) SQL
2 3 (2.65%) C#
3 2 (1.77%) C
3 2 (1.77%) MATLAB
3 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (18.58%) MCSE
3 15 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (13.27%) CCNP
3 15 (13.27%) MCITP
4 11 (9.73%) Degree
5 10 (8.85%) MCP
5 10 (8.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (7.08%) MCTS
6 8 (7.08%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (6.19%) CCNA
8 5 (4.42%) MCSA
9 4 (3.54%) CCIE
9 4 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.77%) VCP4
10 2 (1.77%) VCAP
10 2 (1.77%) VCP5
10 2 (1.77%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.62%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (53.98%) Active Directory
2 31 (27.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (14.16%) XenApp
4 14 (12.39%) Hyper-V
5 11 (9.73%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.54%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.77%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.77%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.88%) Xen
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (16.81%) SCCM
2 5 (4.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (3.54%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.65%) WSUS
5 2 (1.77%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.77%) MIIS
6 1 (0.88%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.88%) SCOM
6 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.88%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 79 (69.91%) Microsoft
2 36 (31.86%) VMware
3 26 (23.01%) Cisco
4 19 (16.81%) Citrix
5 14 (12.39%) HP
6 7 (6.19%) 3PAR
7 5 (4.42%) SolarWinds
7 5 (4.42%) IBM
7 5 (4.42%) Avaya
7 5 (4.42%) Juniper
7 5 (4.42%) Symantec
8 4 (3.54%) SAP
8 4 (3.54%) Mitel
8 4 (3.54%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.54%) Kofax
8 4 (3.54%) F5
8 4 (3.54%) Nintex
9 2 (1.77%) Brocade
9 2 (1.77%) Dell
9 2 (1.77%) EMC
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