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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 97 100 91
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Lync 9 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.62% 0.47% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.17% 1.84% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 3
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -10.00%
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
284 380 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.61% 25.30% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 208 270 193
Average salary £39,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.81% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 28 July 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
1 11 (73.33%) WAN
1 11 (73.33%) MS Exchange
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (60.00%) Finance
3 9 (60.00%) VMware
4 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) SCCM
5 5 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) DFS Replication
5 5 (33.33%) Open Source
5 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 5 (33.33%) Office 365
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
5 5 (33.33%) SAN
5 5 (33.33%) NetApp
5 5 (33.33%) DHCP
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 11 (73.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (33.33%) Apache
3 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (20.00%) IIS
6 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) WAN
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (33.33%) DHCP
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) LDAP
2 5 (33.33%) IPsec
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) VoIP
5 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (26.67%) Electronics
3 4 (26.67%) Games
3 4 (26.67%) Marketing
4 3 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 1 (6.67%) Back Office
6 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 5 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) DTV
2 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Open Source
2 5 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
3 4 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 3 (20.00%) MOF
5 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
5 2 (13.33%) Logistics
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 5 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) DFS Replication
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (20.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) SCCM
2 4 (26.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) NetApp
4 5 (33.33%) Perforce
4 5 (33.33%) Brocade
5 4 (26.67%) SAP
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Lotus
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: Competitive Salary and benefits
Posted: 24 days ago