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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 88 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 17 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.21% 0.42% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.38% 1.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £30,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.12%
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
316 349 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.52% 24.41% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 236 244 138
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +0.73%

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 24 December 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 26 (96.30%) Windows
1 26 (96.30%) MS Exchange
2 25 (92.59%) Active Directory
3 23 (85.19%) Microsoft
4 21 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (70.37%) Cisco
6 17 (62.96%) Hyper-V
6 17 (62.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (55.56%) Blackberry
8 13 (48.15%) IP Telephony
8 13 (48.15%) PowerShell
9 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
9 12 (44.44%) Windows XP
9 12 (44.44%) VMware
9 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (40.74%) MS Office
10 11 (40.74%) Firewall
11 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
12 9 (33.33%) IIS
12 9 (33.33%) ITIL
12 9 (33.33%) WAN
12 9 (33.33%) SAN
12 9 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
12 9 (33.33%) Degree
12 9 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (33.33%) Windows Phone
13 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (25.93%) HP
14 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
14 7 (25.93%) Law

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 26 (96.30%) MS Exchange
2 17 (62.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (33.33%) IIS
4 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
5 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
5 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Office
2 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) IP Telephony
2 11 (40.74%) Firewall
3 9 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
3 9 (33.33%) WAN
3 9 (33.33%) SAN
4 4 (14.81%) LAN
5 3 (11.11%) DNS
6 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 7 (25.93%) Law
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support
5 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Technician
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Blackberry
2 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
4 4 (14.81%) Thin Client
4 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (14.81%) Fat Client
5 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
6 1 (3.70%) Replication
6 1 (3.70%) PKI
6 1 (3.70%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (44.44%) Windows XP
4 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
5 9 (33.33%) Windows Phone
6 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (7.41%) Android
9 1 (3.70%) UNIX
9 1 (3.70%) CentOS
9 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
9 1 (3.70%) Linux
9 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) MCSA
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) HND
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (92.59%) Active Directory
2 17 (62.96%) Hyper-V
3 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (25.93%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (11.11%) XenApp
6 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
7 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (7.41%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.70%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Microsoft
2 19 (70.37%) Cisco
3 12 (44.44%) VMware
4 7 (25.93%) HP
5 6 (22.22%) Citrix
6 4 (14.81%) Symantec
7 2 (7.41%) Lotus
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.70%) Avaya
8 1 (3.70%) IronPort
8 1 (3.70%) Varonis
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
DP Connect
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per month + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago