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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 97 95 88
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Lync 8 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.51% 0.60% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.83% 2.65% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 3
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
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
283 339 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.89% 22.66% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 199 246 170
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) WAN
3 10 (71.43%) Finance
4 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 9 (64.29%) SharePoint
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (50.00%) ITIL
6 6 (42.86%) Manufacturing
6 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
6 6 (42.86%) SCCM
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (35.71%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (35.71%) Data ONTAP
7 5 (35.71%) Open Source
7 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
7 5 (35.71%) DFS Replication
7 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (35.71%) Office 365
7 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
7 5 (35.71%) SCOM
7 5 (35.71%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (35.71%) Perforce
7 5 (35.71%) IPsec
7 5 (35.71%) Brocade
7 5 (35.71%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (35.71%) MySQL

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 12 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 9 (64.29%) SharePoint
3 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (35.71%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (35.71%) Apache
3 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
4 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (21.43%) IIS
6 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) DHCP
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 5 (35.71%) LDAP
2 5 (35.71%) IPsec
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) MySQL
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 4 (28.57%) Marketing
3 4 (28.57%) Electronics
3 4 (28.57%) Games
3 4 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Project Manager
1 5 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) DTV
2 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) Data ONTAP
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Open Source
2 5 (35.71%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 3 (21.43%) MOF
4 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
4 3 (21.43%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 2 (14.29%) Logistics
5 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Python
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
1 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) DFS Replication
3 3 (21.43%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (21.43%) ISA Server
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
2 5 (35.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Brocade
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) NetApp
3 5 (35.71%) Perforce
4 4 (28.57%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) Lotus
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: Competitive Salary and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago