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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 110 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.45% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.09% 1.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £35,750 £30,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-8.60% +6.89%
Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
367 284 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.82% 25.36% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 246 178 208
Average salary £38,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,800 £48,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 16 April 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) IIS
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) SCCM
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) SCOM
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
6 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (25.00%) Lotus
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) SSL
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco
6 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (25.00%) WCF
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (25.00%) Service Management
6 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) VMware

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet
2 1 (12.50%) Extranet
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (12.50%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 1 (12.50%) French Language
1 1 (12.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) IT Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) Debian
5 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (37.50%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) Puppet
3 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Lotus
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) Facebook
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
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