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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 93 110 85
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Permanent jobs citing Lync 6 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.43% 0.24% 0.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.82% 1.01% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Average salary £55,000 £35,750 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £31,150 £17,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £40,350 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -8.60%
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
329 398 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.82% 24.28% 25.27%
Number of salaries quoted 212 263 175
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 24 April 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (86.36%) Windows
1 19 (86.36%) MS Exchange
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (50.00%) Citrix
5 10 (45.45%) Cisco
6 9 (40.91%) Windows XP
6 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
6 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
7 8 (36.36%) MS Office
8 7 (31.82%) WAN
8 7 (31.82%) Blackberry
8 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (27.27%) IP Telephony
9 6 (27.27%) Firewall
9 6 (27.27%) Finance
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (22.73%) Lotus
10 5 (22.73%) HP
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
10 5 (22.73%) IBM Notes
10 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
10 5 (22.73%) Mainframe
10 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
11 4 (18.18%) Fat Client
11 4 (18.18%) SCCM
11 4 (18.18%) SCOM

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (86.36%) MS Exchange
2 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
4 5 (22.73%) IBM Notes
5 3 (13.64%) IIS
5 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) WAN
2 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) IP Telephony
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
4 2 (9.09%) VoIP
4 2 (9.09%) DNS
4 2 (9.09%) SAN
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.55%) VLAN
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Trainee
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Blackberry
2 5 (22.73%) Mainframe
3 4 (18.18%) Thin Client
3 4 (18.18%) Fat Client
4 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
4 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
4 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (9.09%) Kindle
6 1 (4.55%) Replication
6 1 (4.55%) PKI
6 1 (4.55%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (40.91%) Windows XP
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Phone
8 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
8 1 (4.55%) Android
8 1 (4.55%) CentOS
8 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) MOF
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.55%) Logistics
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) HND
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
3 4 (18.18%) XenApp
3 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
3 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.64%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
1 4 (18.18%) SCOM
2 3 (13.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.55%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) Citrix
3 10 (45.45%) Cisco
4 5 (22.73%) Lotus
4 5 (22.73%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) VMware
6 3 (13.64%) Symantec
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.55%) Avaya
7 1 (4.55%) Varonis