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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 97 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 15 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.99% 0.47% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.21% 2.05% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £29,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
356 342 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.41% 22.88% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 262 252 124
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 November 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 22 (95.65%) MS Exchange
2 21 (91.30%) Windows
3 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
3 20 (86.96%) Active Directory
4 18 (78.26%) Cisco
5 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (69.57%) Hyper-V
6 15 (65.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (52.17%) VMware
8 11 (47.83%) Blackberry
8 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
8 11 (47.83%) IP Telephony
9 10 (43.48%) Firewall
9 10 (43.48%) WAN
9 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
10 9 (39.13%) MS Office
10 9 (39.13%) Windows XP
10 9 (39.13%) SAN
10 9 (39.13%) Degree
11 8 (34.78%) Cisco IPT
11 8 (34.78%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (34.78%) Windows Phone
11 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (34.78%) ITIL
11 8 (34.78%) IIS
12 7 (30.43%) HP
12 7 (30.43%) Law
12 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
12 7 (30.43%) Windows 7

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 22 (95.65%) MS Exchange
2 15 (65.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (34.78%) IIS
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.35%) Apache
5 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Office
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) IP Telephony
2 10 (43.48%) WAN
2 10 (43.48%) Firewall
3 9 (39.13%) SAN
4 8 (34.78%) Cisco IPT
5 4 (17.39%) LAN
6 2 (8.70%) VoIP
6 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (8.70%) DNS
7 1 (4.35%) LDAP
7 1 (4.35%) IPsec
7 1 (4.35%) DHCP
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 7 (30.43%) Law
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support
6 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Technician
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Blackberry
2 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 4 (17.39%) Fat Client
3 4 (17.39%) Thin Client
3 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) DTV
4 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (39.13%) Windows XP
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Phone
5 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (8.70%) Linux
8 1 (4.35%) CentOS
8 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (4.35%) Android
8 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) MCSA
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) HND
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 20 (86.96%) Active Directory
2 16 (69.57%) Hyper-V
3 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (34.78%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (26.09%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (4.35%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 18 (78.26%) Cisco
3 12 (52.17%) VMware
4 7 (30.43%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Symantec
6 1 (4.35%) Perforce
6 1 (4.35%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) Avaya
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) Lotus
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) Mitel
6 1 (4.35%) Brocade
6 1 (4.35%) IronPort
Edinburgh
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Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago