The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 93 107 89
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Permanent jobs citing Lync 6 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.45% 0.39% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.04% 1.59% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 3
Average salary £62,500 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+127.27% -35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -8.60%
Lync
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
294 378 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.21% 24.26% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 207 260 181
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Lync
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Edinburgh region.

Lync Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 14 (77.78%) Windows
1 14 (77.78%) MS Exchange
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (61.11%) Citrix
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 8 (44.44%) MS Office
6 7 (38.89%) Windows XP
6 7 (38.89%) Finance
6 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 6 (33.33%) SCOM
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (33.33%) Blackberry
7 6 (33.33%) ITIL
7 6 (33.33%) WAN
8 5 (27.78%) VMware
8 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
9 4 (22.22%) XenApp
9 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
9 4 (22.22%) Office 365
9 4 (22.22%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
9 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
9 4 (22.22%) Firewall
9 4 (22.22%) Mainframe
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco
9 4 (22.22%) Lotus

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 14 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 9 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (22.22%) IIS
4 4 (22.22%) IBM Notes
5 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
2 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Trainee
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) ICT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (22.22%) Mainframe
3 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (11.11%) Kindle
4 2 (11.11%) Fat Client
4 2 (11.11%) Thin Client
5 1 (5.56%) Replication
5 1 (5.56%) PKI
5 1 (5.56%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) Windows XP
4 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Android
6 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.56%) CentOS
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 4 (22.22%) CRM
3 3 (16.67%) MOF
4 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.11%) Logistics
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 4 (22.22%) XenApp
3 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
3 4 (22.22%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (16.67%) ISA Server
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCOM
2 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (5.56%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Citrix
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) Lotus
5 3 (16.67%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) Varonis
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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