The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 23 July 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 291 351 495
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +144
Permanent jobs citing Lync 995 706 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.92% 0.69% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.33% 3.40% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 840 571 353
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £74,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Application Platforms Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
22953 20750 22641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.12% 20.36% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19158 17681 19564
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Lync
UK

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lync
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the England region.

Lync Salary Trend in England

Lync
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in England

Lync
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 396 £50,000 -9.09% 50
South East +22 248 £45,000 -18.18% 35
Yorkshire +43 96 £42,500 +13.33% 9
East of England -4 69 £50,000 +14.28% 7
North West +39 68 £41,250 -8.33% 11
West Midlands +22 56 £46,500 -4.61% 4
South West +2 49 £40,000 -20.00% 15
East Midlands +10 32 £45,000 -2.17% 5
Midlands +12 2 - -
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 1439 (74.95%) Microsoft
2 1086 (56.56%) Windows
3 1046 (54.48%) MS Exchange
4 973 (50.68%) Active Directory
5 670 (34.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 625 (32.55%) MS Excel
7 611 (31.82%) SharePoint
7 611 (31.82%) VMware
8 593 (30.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 506 (26.35%) Cisco
10 490 (25.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 434 (22.60%) MCSE
12 417 (21.72%) DNS
12 417 (21.72%) Hyper-V
13 414 (21.56%) VMware Infrastructure
14 403 (20.99%) Unified Communications
15 400 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
16 381 (19.84%) Office 365
17 359 (18.70%) Citrix
18 357 (18.59%) Windows Server 2012
19 341 (17.76%) Firewall
20 331 (17.24%) ITIL
21 309 (16.09%) SAN
22 290 (15.10%) MCITP
23 287 (14.95%) SQL Server
24 284 (14.79%) DHCP
25 281 (14.64%) SCCM
26 265 (13.80%) Exchange Server 2007
27 258 (13.44%) MS Office
28 247 (12.86%) Blackberry

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 1046 (54.48%) MS Exchange
2 670 (34.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 611 (31.82%) SharePoint
4 400 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 265 (13.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 177 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 164 (8.54%) Office Communications Server
8 138 (7.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 106 (5.52%) IIS
10 79 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 79 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
11 54 (2.81%) SharePoint Server
12 29 (1.51%) Lotus Domino
13 24 (1.25%) Apache
14 18 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2000
15 17 (0.89%) IBM Notes
15 17 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
16 16 (0.83%) SAS
17 8 (0.42%) Tomcat
18 6 (0.31%) Moodle
Applications
1 625 (32.55%) MS Excel
2 258 (13.44%) MS Office
3 42 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (0.99%) MS Project
5 12 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.21%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.10%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.052%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 77 (4.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.31%) Eikon
3 6 (0.31%) Summit
4 5 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.21%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.052%) SalesLogix
7 1 (0.052%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.052%) Misys Midas
7 1 (0.052%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 381 (19.84%) Office 365
2 66 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (1.51%) SaaS
4 21 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (0.99%) PaaS
5 19 (0.99%) IaaS
6 1 (0.052%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.052%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 417 (21.72%) DNS
2 403 (20.99%) Unified Communications
3 341 (17.76%) Firewall
4 309 (16.09%) SAN
5 284 (14.79%) DHCP
6 217 (11.30%) VPN
7 213 (11.09%) TCP/IP
8 194 (10.10%) LAN
9 185 (9.64%) VoIP
10 170 (8.85%) WAN
11 113 (5.89%) PBX
11 113 (5.89%) MPLS
12 106 (5.52%) Cisco ASA
13 102 (5.31%) NAS
14 86 (4.48%) SMTP
15 80 (4.17%) Wireless
16 64 (3.33%) Internet
17 61 (3.18%) SSL
18 53 (2.76%) ISDN
19 43 (2.24%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 54 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (0.73%) MySQL
7 12 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (0.47%) DTS
9 8 (0.42%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.26%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.21%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.21%) EDMS
14 3 (0.16%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.10%) OLAP
16 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 1 (0.052%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 16 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (0.78%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (0.21%) MSI
5 3 (0.16%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.052%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.052%) JIRA
General
1 227 (11.82%) Finance
2 114 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 50 (2.60%) Legal
4 41 (2.14%) Law
5 40 (2.08%) Marketing
6 39 (2.03%) Banking
7 37 (1.93%) Advertising
8 30 (1.56%) Retail
9 27 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.30%) Financial Institution
11 18 (0.94%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.63%) Back Office
14 9 (0.47%) Billing
15 8 (0.42%) Publishing
16 4 (0.21%) Games
16 4 (0.21%) German Language
17 2 (0.10%) Local Government
17 2 (0.10%) Electronics
17 2 (0.10%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 360 (18.75%) Consultant
2 216 (11.25%) Analyst
3 169 (8.80%) Architect
4 162 (8.44%) Support Engineer
5 150 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 137 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
7 97 (5.05%) Administrator
8 84 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 77 (4.01%) Support Analyst
10 76 (3.96%) Technical Consultant
11 73 (3.80%) Messaging Engineer
12 70 (3.65%) Network Engineer
13 67 (3.49%) IT Support
14 61 (3.18%) Technical Support
15 55 (2.86%) Project Manager
16 47 (2.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 45 (2.34%) Systems Administrator
18 44 (2.29%) Exchange Engineer
19 43 (2.24%) Communications Engineer
19 43 (2.24%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (2.81%) .NET
2 25 (1.30%) Web Services
3 19 (0.99%) XML
3 19 (0.99%) COM
4 15 (0.78%) Application Packaging
5 11 (0.57%) ASP.NET
6 10 (0.52%) CSS
6 10 (0.52%) HTML
7 9 (0.47%) WCF
8 8 (0.42%) jQuery
8 8 (0.42%) Middleware
9 7 (0.36%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.31%) Software Packaging
10 6 (0.31%) XMPP
11 5 (0.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 5 (0.26%) SOAP
11 5 (0.26%) Ember.js
11 5 (0.26%) RESTful
12 4 (0.21%) Silverlight
13 3 (0.16%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 247 (12.86%) Blackberry
2 86 (4.48%) Clustering
3 57 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
4 36 (1.88%) PKI
5 30 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 27 (1.41%) Replication
7 21 (1.09%) EqualLogic
8 18 (0.94%) iPad
8 18 (0.94%) iPhone
9 17 (0.89%) Thin Client
9 17 (0.89%) Fat Client
10 16 (0.83%) Firmware
11 15 (0.78%) Visualisation
11 15 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
11 15 (0.78%) FlexPod
12 14 (0.73%) Client/Server
12 14 (0.73%) Statistics
13 13 (0.68%) CMDB
14 12 (0.63%) Hedge funds
15 9 (0.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1086 (56.56%) Windows
2 490 (25.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 357 (18.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 244 (12.71%) Windows 7
5 230 (11.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 103 (5.36%) Windows 8
7 96 (5.00%) Windows XP
8 95 (4.95%) Linux
9 31 (1.61%) Windows Vista
10 26 (1.35%) Android
11 20 (1.04%) Apple iOS
12 18 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
12 18 (0.94%) Windows Phone
13 16 (0.83%) UNIX
14 15 (0.78%) Windows 2000
15 14 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
16 13 (0.68%) HPUX
17 12 (0.63%) AIX
18 11 (0.57%) Solaris
19 10 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (17.24%) ITIL
2 195 (10.16%) Migration
3 166 (8.65%) Project Management
4 131 (6.82%) Change Management
5 106 (5.52%) CRM
6 102 (5.31%) Load Balancing
7 95 (4.95%) Service Delivery
8 87 (4.53%) PRINCE2
9 83 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 55 (2.86%) Service Management
11 51 (2.66%) Technical Architecture
12 50 (2.60%) Incident Management
13 48 (2.50%) Problem Management
14 46 (2.40%) Mobile Device Management
15 39 (2.03%) Performance Monitoring
15 39 (2.03%) Network Design
16 36 (1.88%) Time Management
17 34 (1.77%) Network Monitoring
17 34 (1.77%) Change Control
18 33 (1.72%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 228 (11.88%) SQL
2 189 (9.84%) PowerShell
3 40 (2.08%) VBScript
4 37 (1.93%) VB
5 18 (0.94%) C#
6 16 (0.83%) T-SQL
7 15 (0.78%) Java
7 15 (0.78%) C
8 12 (0.63%) JavaScript
9 10 (0.52%) PHP
10 9 (0.47%) Bash Shell
10 9 (0.47%) Perl
11 7 (0.36%) Python
12 5 (0.26%) Delphi
13 3 (0.16%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.16%) Ruby
14 2 (0.10%) R
14 2 (0.10%) C++
15 1 (0.052%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 593 (30.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 434 (22.60%) MCSE
3 290 (15.10%) MCITP
4 200 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
5 185 (9.64%) Degree
6 144 (7.50%) MCSA
7 133 (6.93%) CCNA
8 132 (6.88%) MCTS
9 121 (6.30%) Security Cleared
10 116 (6.04%) CCNP
11 98 (5.10%) SC Cleared
12 96 (5.00%) MCP
13 53 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 34 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
15 33 (1.72%) CCIE
16 26 (1.35%) MCT
17 25 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
18 19 (0.99%) CCEE
19 18 (0.94%) CCVP
20 15 (0.78%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (7.50%) SLA
2 27 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.15%) QA
4 12 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 7 (0.36%) GAMP
5 7 (0.36%) GCP
5 7 (0.36%) GMP
6 2 (0.10%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 973 (50.68%) Active Directory
2 417 (21.72%) Hyper-V
3 414 (21.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 145 (7.55%) XenApp
5 126 (6.56%) vSphere
6 108 (5.63%) XenDesktop
7 106 (5.52%) UAG
8 90 (4.69%) VMware ESX
9 59 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
10 51 (2.66%) Microsoft App-V
11 47 (2.45%) XenServer
12 44 (2.29%) Forefront TMG
13 27 (1.41%) ISA Server
14 23 (1.20%) Terminal Services
15 17 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 12 (0.63%) Snort
16 12 (0.63%) Terminal Server
17 11 (0.57%) VMware Server
18 10 (0.52%) IAG
19 8 (0.42%) KVM
Systems Management
1 281 (14.64%) SCCM
2 177 (9.22%) SCOM
3 63 (3.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 61 (3.18%) WSUS
5 52 (2.71%) Backup Exec
6 29 (1.51%) SCDPM
7 28 (1.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 27 (1.41%) NetBackup
9 25 (1.30%) SCVMM
10 24 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
11 20 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
12 13 (0.68%) SCOrch
13 12 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 12 (0.63%) MAILsweeper
14 11 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
15 10 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 10 (0.52%) ZABBIX
15 10 (0.52%) Cacti
16 7 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
16 7 (0.36%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1439 (74.95%) Microsoft
2 611 (31.82%) VMware
3 506 (26.35%) Cisco
4 359 (18.70%) Citrix
5 240 (12.50%) HP
6 137 (7.14%) Symantec
7 123 (6.41%) NetApp
8 107 (5.57%) Dell
9 101 (5.26%) Mitel
10 93 (4.84%) Juniper
11 91 (4.74%) Avaya
12 86 (4.48%) CheckPoint
13 57 (2.97%) EMC
14 55 (2.86%) Polycom
15 48 (2.50%) Siemens
16 38 (1.98%) Lotus
17 36 (1.88%) CommVault
18 34 (1.77%) IBM
18 34 (1.77%) SolarWinds
19 33 (1.72%) Apple
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent training / benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Centric Resource
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus+ben+training
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Capita
Salary: Generous Shift allowance
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Double OTE + Car allowance + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + excellent benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Royal Mail - AMS
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday