The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 101 87 86
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Lync 6 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.57% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.74% 2.86% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
345 245 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.50% 19.98% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 247 172 144
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Lync
Scotland

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 1 August 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 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco
4 6 (54.55%) VPN
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) WAN
5 5 (45.45%) Games
5 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (36.36%) IMAP
6 4 (36.36%) SCCM
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds
6 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (36.36%) JNCIA
6 4 (36.36%) xDSL
6 4 (36.36%) Junos
6 4 (36.36%) CCNA
6 4 (36.36%) Juniper
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (36.36%) Internet
6 4 (36.36%) MPLS
6 4 (36.36%) POP3
6 4 (36.36%) SMTP
6 4 (36.36%) LAN

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) VPN
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (36.36%) IMAP
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (36.36%) xDSL
3 4 (36.36%) Junos
3 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 4 (36.36%) MPLS
3 4 (36.36%) POP3
3 4 (36.36%) SMTP
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (9.09%) Broadband
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) LDAP
5 1 (9.09%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 5 (45.45%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Support
2 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) COM
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) DTV
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (9.09%) Debian
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) JNCIA
1 4 (36.36%) CCNA
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (9.09%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
1 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds
4 4 (36.36%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Perforce
5 1 (9.09%) Facebook
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter
5 1 (9.09%) Brocade
5 1 (9.09%) Mitel
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