The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 249 339 398
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +59
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1142 746 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.18% 0.77% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.65% 3.66% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 993 661 473
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Lync
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
20210 20399 20451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.95% 21.01% 20.72%
Number of salaries quoted 17081 16817 17470
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 +108 501 £50,000 - 67
South East +10 274 £43,000 -4.44% 38
South West +8 65 £37,500 - 16
Yorkshire -5 65 £40,000 - 4
East Midlands +49 60 £25,500 -43.33% 10
East of England +27 60 £45,000 -5.26% 7
North West +9 47 £42,500 -22.72% 10
North East +11 28 £30,000 +4.34% 1
West Midlands -27 22 £55,000 +15.78% 8
Midlands 0 4 £53,250 -11.25%
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 1604 (73.99%) Microsoft
2 1361 (62.78%) Windows
3 1214 (56.00%) Active Directory
4 1158 (53.41%) MS Exchange
5 713 (32.89%) VMware
6 684 (31.55%) Cisco
7 674 (31.09%) SharePoint
8 633 (29.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 622 (28.69%) MS Excel
9 622 (28.69%) Exchange Server 2010
10 593 (27.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 586 (27.03%) ITIL
12 554 (25.55%) Office 365
13 541 (24.95%) Windows Server 2012
14 490 (22.60%) VMware Infrastructure
15 469 (21.63%) MCSE
16 467 (21.54%) Citrix
17 466 (21.49%) Exchange Server 2013
18 410 (18.91%) SCCM
19 402 (18.54%) Firewall
20 397 (18.31%) SAN
21 364 (16.79%) Hyper-V
22 357 (16.47%) MS Office
23 352 (16.24%) DNS
24 346 (15.96%) Windows Server 2003
25 343 (15.82%) Unified Communications
26 342 (15.77%) WAN
27 325 (14.99%) LAN
28 323 (14.90%) HP
29 304 (14.02%) Cisco Certification

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 1158 (53.41%) MS Exchange
2 674 (31.09%) SharePoint
3 622 (28.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 466 (21.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 250 (11.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 182 (8.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 176 (8.12%) IIS
8 165 (7.61%) Office Communications Server
9 140 (6.46%) SharePoint 2013
10 120 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2003
11 102 (4.70%) SharePoint 2010
12 38 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
13 29 (1.34%) Apache
14 28 (1.29%) IBM Notes
15 21 (0.97%) Lotus Domino
16 17 (0.78%) Tomcat
17 12 (0.55%) WorkSite
17 12 (0.55%) Moodle
18 11 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
19 7 (0.32%) CMS
Applications
1 622 (28.69%) MS Excel
2 357 (16.47%) MS Office
3 30 (1.38%) MS Project
4 24 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.092%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.092%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.092%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.046%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 79 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.46%) Agresso
5 4 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.14%) SAP CCM
6 3 (0.14%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.092%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.092%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.092%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.046%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 554 (25.55%) Office 365
2 198 (9.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (3.09%) IaaS
4 34 (1.57%) SaaS
5 29 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (1.34%) Yammer
6 8 (0.37%) PaaS
7 4 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.14%) Sumo Logic
9 2 (0.092%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.046%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 402 (18.54%) Firewall
2 397 (18.31%) SAN
3 352 (16.24%) DNS
4 343 (15.82%) Unified Communications
5 342 (15.77%) WAN
6 325 (14.99%) LAN
7 239 (11.02%) DHCP
8 229 (10.56%) TCP/IP
9 226 (10.42%) VoIP
10 217 (10.01%) VPN
11 167 (7.70%) Internet
12 137 (6.32%) Wireless
13 121 (5.58%) MPLS
14 111 (5.12%) Cisco ASA
15 91 (4.20%) OSPF
16 89 (4.11%) BGP
17 88 (4.06%) NAS
18 79 (3.64%) iSCSI
19 65 (3.00%) PBX
20 59 (2.72%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 98 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 40 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (0.32%) MySQL
8 4 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.14%) Redis
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.092%) EDMS
10 2 (0.092%) MS Access
11 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.046%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.046%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (0.14%) AdminStudio
1 3 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.092%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.092%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.092%) Bugzilla
2 2 (0.092%) JIRA
3 1 (0.046%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.046%) Subversion
3 1 (0.046%) LabVIEW
General
1 219 (10.10%) Finance
2 150 (6.92%) Telecoms
3 56 (2.58%) Law
4 47 (2.17%) Back Office
5 45 (2.08%) Marketing
6 43 (1.98%) Legal
7 38 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 34 (1.57%) Retail
9 33 (1.52%) Banking
10 30 (1.38%) Advertising
11 23 (1.06%) Electronics
12 13 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.55%) Publishing
14 11 (0.51%) Billing
15 6 (0.28%) Games
16 4 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.14%) Investment Banking
18 1 (0.046%) Retail Banking
18 1 (0.046%) Aerospace
18 1 (0.046%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 417 (19.23%) Consultant
2 270 (12.45%) Analyst
3 269 (12.41%) Support Engineer
4 163 (7.52%) Architect
5 158 (7.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 148 (6.83%) 3rd Line Support
7 112 (5.17%) Microsoft Consultant
8 99 (4.57%) Project Manager
9 87 (4.01%) Support Analyst
10 81 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 77 (3.55%) Messaging Engineer
11 77 (3.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 72 (3.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 72 (3.32%) Network Engineer
13 71 (3.27%) IT Support
14 67 (3.09%) 2nd Line Support
15 66 (3.04%) Technical Consultant
16 64 (2.95%) Technical Support
17 58 (2.68%) Senior Consultant
18 53 (2.44%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (2.72%) .NET
2 44 (2.03%) Application Packaging
3 38 (1.75%) XMPP
4 18 (0.83%) Web Services
5 16 (0.74%) ASP.NET
6 15 (0.69%) MSMQ
6 15 (0.69%) HTML
7 6 (0.28%) COM
7 6 (0.28%) CSS
7 6 (0.28%) Middleware
8 5 (0.23%) CGI
8 5 (0.23%) SAML
8 5 (0.23%) SAP Business Workflow
9 4 (0.18%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.18%) jQuery
10 3 (0.14%) Software Packaging
10 3 (0.14%) SAP PI
10 3 (0.14%) XML
11 2 (0.092%) VXML
11 2 (0.092%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 173 (7.98%) Blackberry
2 137 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 124 (5.72%) Clustering
4 118 (5.44%) Video Conferencing
5 53 (2.44%) Replication
5 53 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 22 (1.01%) CMDB
7 20 (0.92%) Computer Science
7 20 (0.92%) DTV
8 19 (0.88%) EqualLogic
9 18 (0.83%) Thin Client
9 18 (0.83%) Fat Client
10 15 (0.69%) Client/Server
11 13 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
11 13 (0.60%) iPhone
12 12 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (0.55%) CLARiiON
12 12 (0.55%) VLE
13 11 (0.51%) iPad
13 11 (0.51%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1361 (62.78%) Windows
2 593 (27.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 541 (24.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 346 (15.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 235 (10.84%) Windows 7
6 136 (6.27%) Windows 8
7 124 (5.72%) Linux
8 101 (4.66%) Windows XP
9 63 (2.91%) UNIX
10 35 (1.61%) Android
11 31 (1.43%) Mac OS X
12 29 (1.34%) Apple iOS
13 25 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
14 24 (1.11%) CentOS
15 17 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 16 (0.74%) Solaris
17 13 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
18 11 (0.51%) Windows 2000
19 8 (0.37%) Mac OS
20 5 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 586 (27.03%) ITIL
2 240 (11.07%) Migration
3 193 (8.90%) Project Management
4 130 (6.00%) CRM
5 125 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 121 (5.58%) Service Delivery
7 112 (5.17%) Change Management
8 111 (5.12%) Mentoring
9 105 (4.84%) PRINCE2
10 74 (3.41%) Service Management
11 54 (2.49%) Problem Management
12 47 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
12 47 (2.17%) Network Design
13 46 (2.12%) Kalman Filter
14 44 (2.03%) Mobile Device Management
15 43 (1.98%) Root Cause Analysis
15 43 (1.98%) Business Continuity
16 42 (1.94%) Change Control
17 41 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
17 41 (1.89%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 260 (11.99%) SQL
2 229 (10.56%) PowerShell
3 29 (1.34%) VBScript
4 17 (0.78%) VB
4 17 (0.78%) C
5 11 (0.51%) C#
6 8 (0.37%) Python
7 7 (0.32%) Java
7 7 (0.32%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.28%) C++
8 6 (0.28%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.23%) Ruby
10 4 (0.18%) R
11 3 (0.14%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.14%) PHP
11 3 (0.14%) VBA
12 2 (0.092%) Perl
13 1 (0.046%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.046%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.046%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 633 (29.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 469 (21.63%) MCSE
3 304 (14.02%) Cisco Certification
4 250 (11.53%) MCITP
5 194 (8.95%) MCSA
6 188 (8.67%) CCNA
7 171 (7.89%) Security Cleared
8 169 (7.80%) SC Cleared
9 159 (7.33%) CCNP
10 152 (7.01%) Degree
11 143 (6.60%) MCTS
12 141 (6.50%) MCP
13 113 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 63 (2.91%) VCP4
15 62 (2.86%) CCA
15 62 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
16 55 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
17 47 (2.17%) CCEE
18 31 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 28 (1.29%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (9.23%) SLA
2 19 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (0.88%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.42%) QA
4 5 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.092%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.046%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1214 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 490 (22.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 364 (16.79%) Hyper-V
4 221 (10.19%) vSphere
5 176 (8.12%) XenApp
6 133 (6.13%) VMware ESXi
7 129 (5.95%) XenDesktop
8 80 (3.69%) VMware ESX
9 40 (1.85%) XenServer
10 34 (1.57%) Forefront TMG
11 33 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
12 30 (1.38%) UAG
13 25 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 22 (1.01%) ISA Server
15 16 (0.74%) Terminal Services
15 16 (0.74%) VMware Server
16 15 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 14 (0.65%) Xen
18 13 (0.60%) vCloud
19 9 (0.42%) NFS
Systems Management
1 410 (18.91%) SCCM
2 274 (12.64%) SCOM
3 70 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 63 (2.91%) Backup Exec
5 53 (2.44%) NetBackup
6 50 (2.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 48 (2.21%) WSUS
8 33 (1.52%) SCVMM
9 32 (1.48%) Windows Intune
10 30 (1.38%) Nagios
11 29 (1.34%) FortiGate
12 26 (1.20%) Opsview
13 23 (1.06%) SCDPM
13 23 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
14 22 (1.01%) ARCserve
15 21 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 16 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
17 12 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
18 11 (0.51%) ZABBIX
18 11 (0.51%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1604 (73.99%) Microsoft
2 713 (32.89%) VMware
3 684 (31.55%) Cisco
4 467 (21.54%) Citrix
5 323 (14.90%) HP
6 201 (9.27%) EMC
7 199 (9.18%) Dell
8 159 (7.33%) Avaya
9 155 (7.15%) Symantec
10 108 (4.98%) Juniper
10 108 (4.98%) CheckPoint
11 106 (4.89%) NetApp
12 86 (3.97%) Veeam
13 81 (3.74%) Mitel
14 80 (3.69%) IBM
15 77 (3.55%) Polycom
16 75 (3.46%) F5
17 59 (2.72%) Apple
18 50 (2.31%) Remedy
19 46 (2.12%) LANDesk
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Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 13 hours ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + benefits
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Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Hampshire
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Oldham, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
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Staverton, Wiltshire
techfolk Limited
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + certifications + benefits
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Eames Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum £60 to £70k + Bonus, Car Allowance,
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London
83Zero
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £42500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits, bonus & training
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
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Salary: Negotiable + bonus + on call + certifications
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