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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 96 104 94
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Lync 8 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.56% 0.51% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.63% 1.96% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 2
Average salary £52,500 £27,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.90% -45.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £32,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
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
304 408 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.33% 25.87% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 220 278 183
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 July 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 10 (71.43%) Windows
1 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) WAN
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (35.71%) MS Office
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) Citrix
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco
7 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (28.57%) Office 365
7 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (28.57%) SCCM
7 4 (28.57%) SCOM
8 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
8 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
8 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
8 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (21.43%) Forefront TMG

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (21.43%) IIS
5 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
5 2 (14.29%) Apache
5 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) IPsec
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 2 (14.29%) LDAP
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Games
4 1 (7.14%) Back Office
4 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Trainee
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) ICT Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Kindle
2 1 (7.14%) CCTV
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 2 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.14%) CentOS
7 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) CRM
2 3 (21.43%) MOF
2 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Logistics
3 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 3 (21.43%) ISA Server
3 3 (21.43%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (14.29%) DFS Replication
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.14%) XenApp
5 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
1 4 (28.57%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) NetApp
5 2 (14.29%) Lotus
5 2 (14.29%) Brocade
5 2 (14.29%) Perforce
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.14%) Symantec
6 1 (7.14%) SAP
6 1 (7.14%) Avaya
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Ampersand Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago