The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 228 209 273
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +64
Permanent jobs citing Lync 54 52 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 0.61% 0.086%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.07% 3.06% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 45 51 5
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-8.60% +8.13%
Application Platforms Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1757 1697 1898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.31% 19.83% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1470 1492 1590
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,860
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Lync
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +16 27 £50,500 +18.82% 5
Cambridgeshire +19 19 £35,000 -26.31%
Bedfordshire -20 9 £42,000 +14.02%
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 80 (86.02%) Microsoft
2 55 (59.14%) SharePoint
3 53 (56.99%) Windows
4 51 (54.84%) MS Excel
5 49 (52.69%) MS Exchange
6 48 (51.61%) Hyper-V
7 46 (49.46%) Active Directory
8 38 (40.86%) Exchange Server 2010
9 33 (35.48%) SCCM
10 32 (34.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 32 (34.41%) SQL Server
10 32 (34.41%) VMware
11 28 (30.11%) MCITP
12 25 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2007
13 24 (25.81%) Firewall
13 24 (25.81%) Cisco
14 22 (23.66%) MS Office
14 22 (23.66%) MCSE
15 21 (22.58%) Citrix
15 21 (22.58%) SAN
16 20 (21.51%) SharePoint 2010
17 19 (20.43%) Unified Communications
18 17 (18.28%) NAS
18 17 (18.28%) DNS
19 16 (17.20%) SCOM
19 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
19 16 (17.20%) Windows 7
20 15 (16.13%) Windows 8
20 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 55 (59.14%) SharePoint
2 49 (52.69%) MS Exchange
3 38 (40.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (21.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (11.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (9.68%) Office Communications Server
8 8 (8.60%) SAS
9 6 (6.45%) IIS
9 6 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (6.45%) MS Project Server
10 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (4.30%) JOnAS
12 2 (2.15%) WorkSite
13 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
13 1 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 51 (54.84%) MS Excel
2 22 (23.66%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.83%) Office 365
2 3 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.81%) Firewall
2 21 (22.58%) SAN
3 19 (20.43%) Unified Communications
4 17 (18.28%) NAS
4 17 (18.28%) DNS
5 14 (15.05%) LAN
5 14 (15.05%) DHCP
6 13 (13.98%) VPN
7 10 (10.75%) TCP/IP
8 8 (8.60%) NetScaler
8 8 (8.60%) iSCSI
9 7 (7.53%) IPsec
10 6 (6.45%) SMTP
10 6 (6.45%) VoIP
11 5 (5.38%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (5.38%) DMVPN
12 4 (4.30%) WAN
12 4 (4.30%) PBX
13 3 (3.23%) Network Security
13 3 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (34.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (3.23%) Advertising
2 2 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (27.96%) Consultant
2 23 (24.73%) Analyst
3 14 (15.05%) Security Analyst
4 13 (13.98%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (13.98%) Senior Security Analyst
4 13 (13.98%) IT Security Analyst
4 13 (13.98%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 11 (11.83%) Support Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (8.60%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) IT Support
9 6 (6.45%) Network Analyst
9 6 (6.45%) Architect
10 5 (5.38%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (5.38%) Project Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Consultant
11 4 (4.30%) Wintel Support
11 4 (4.30%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) XMPP
1 2 (2.15%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (1.08%) SAP Business Workflow
2 1 (1.08%) HTML
2 1 (1.08%) .NET
2 1 (1.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) PKI
2 8 (8.60%) Firmware
3 7 (7.53%) Replication
4 6 (6.45%) Clustering
5 4 (4.30%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.15%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.15%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.15%) CLARiiON
6 2 (2.15%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.15%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.15%) Open Source
6 2 (2.15%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.08%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 53 (56.99%) Windows
2 16 (17.20%) Windows 7
2 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (16.13%) Windows 8
3 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.23%) Linux
4 3 (3.23%) UNIX
5 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.15%) Android
6 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.08%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.05%) Security Architecture
2 13 (13.98%) Migration
3 11 (11.83%) Risk Assessment
3 11 (11.83%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (11.83%) Risk Analysis
3 11 (11.83%) Security Testing
3 11 (11.83%) Database Security
4 10 (10.75%) Network Architecture
5 9 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (8.60%) Network Design
6 8 (8.60%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (7.53%) Time Management
7 7 (7.53%) Validation
7 7 (7.53%) ITIL
8 6 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (4.30%) Project Management
10 3 (3.23%) Network Management
11 2 (2.15%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2
11 2 (2.15%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.53%) SQL
2 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (34.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (30.11%) MCITP
3 22 (23.66%) MCSE
4 14 (15.05%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (13.98%) CCNP
6 12 (12.90%) CCNA
7 11 (11.83%) Degree
8 8 (8.60%) NCDA
8 8 (8.60%) NCIE
8 8 (8.60%) VCAP
8 8 (8.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (7.53%) MCSA
10 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 4 (4.30%) MCP
12 3 (3.23%) MCTS
13 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (2.15%) CCIE
13 2 (2.15%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 7 (7.53%) GAMP
1 7 (7.53%) GCP
1 7 (7.53%) GMP
2 2 (2.15%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (51.61%) Hyper-V
2 46 (49.46%) Active Directory
3 25 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (12.90%) XenApp
4 12 (12.90%) XenDesktop
5 11 (11.83%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (10.75%) vSphere
7 7 (7.53%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.15%) XenServer
9 1 (1.08%) NDS
Systems Management
1 33 (35.48%) SCCM
2 16 (17.20%) SCOM
3 8 (8.60%) WSUS
3 8 (8.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (7.53%) SCDPM
4 7 (7.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.15%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.08%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.08%) SCSM
7 1 (1.08%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 80 (86.02%) Microsoft
2 32 (34.41%) VMware
3 24 (25.81%) Cisco
4 21 (22.58%) Citrix
5 13 (13.98%) HP
6 12 (12.90%) EMC
6 12 (12.90%) NetApp
7 8 (8.60%) Juniper
7 8 (8.60%) Dell
7 8 (8.60%) IBM
7 8 (8.60%) Symantec
7 8 (8.60%) WatchGuard
8 4 (4.30%) Avaya
9 2 (2.15%) CommVault
9 2 (2.15%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.15%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.08%) Proofpoint
10 1 (1.08%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.08%) Meraki
10 1 (1.08%) BT
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