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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 89 105 88
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Permanent jobs citing Lync 12 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.90% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.30% 1.16% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £17,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% +137.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £41,500 £17,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,500 £17,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
279 344 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.90% 23.91% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 185 235 179
Average salary £40,000 £39,900 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.25% +17.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,575 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 3 March 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 25 (92.59%) Windows
1 25 (92.59%) MS Exchange
2 24 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 20 (74.07%) Microsoft
4 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (55.56%) Cisco
6 14 (51.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (48.15%) Windows XP
7 13 (48.15%) Blackberry
8 12 (44.44%) Hyper-V
9 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
9 11 (40.74%) PowerShell
9 11 (40.74%) MS Office
10 10 (37.04%) Citrix
10 10 (37.04%) IP Telephony
11 9 (33.33%) VMware
11 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (29.63%) WAN
13 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
13 7 (25.93%) Firewall
14 6 (22.22%) Finance
14 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
14 6 (22.22%) IIS
14 6 (22.22%) ITIL
14 6 (22.22%) SAN
14 6 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
14 6 (22.22%) SCCM
14 6 (22.22%) VMware ESXi

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 25 (92.59%) MS Exchange
2 14 (51.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
4 6 (22.22%) IIS
5 5 (18.52%) IBM Notes
6 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
7 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 10 (37.04%) IP Telephony
2 8 (29.63%) WAN
3 7 (25.93%) Firewall
4 6 (22.22%) SAN
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (18.52%) LAN
6 3 (11.11%) DNS
6 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (7.41%) VoIP
8 1 (3.70%) Internet
8 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
8 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) 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 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Trainee
4 2 (7.41%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) IT Support
4 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Blackberry
2 5 (18.52%) Mainframe
3 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (11.11%) Thin Client
4 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (11.11%) Fat Client
5 2 (7.41%) Kindle
6 1 (3.70%) Replication
6 1 (3.70%) PKI
6 1 (3.70%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (48.15%) Windows XP
4 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
5 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Phone
7 2 (7.41%) Android
8 1 (3.70%) UNIX
8 1 (3.70%) CentOS
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.70%) Linux
8 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) HND
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (14.81%) XenApp
5 4 (14.81%) XenDesktop
5 4 (14.81%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (11.11%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.70%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Microsoft
2 15 (55.56%) Cisco
3 10 (37.04%) Citrix
4 9 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (18.52%) HP
5 5 (18.52%) Symantec
5 5 (18.52%) Lotus
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.70%) Avaya
6 1 (3.70%) IronPort
6 1 (3.70%) Varonis
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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