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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 310 390 467
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +77
Permanent jobs citing Lync 961 614 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.90% 0.60% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.29% 2.90% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 826 510 396
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +14.45%
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
22418 21201 21754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.98% 20.86% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 18666 18140 18845
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +123 456 £50,000 -9.09% 51
South East +11 201 £40,000 -20.00% 33
South West +28 75 £37,500 -31.81% 20
Yorkshire -7 61 £42,000 -18.44% 8
East of England -9 54 £42,500 -5.55% 4
North West -10 52 £32,500 -7.14% 17
West Midlands -17 42 £37,500 -23.07% 8
East Midlands -3 20 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1438 (72.81%) Microsoft
2 1174 (59.44%) Windows
3 1063 (53.82%) MS Exchange
4 985 (49.87%) Active Directory
5 675 (34.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 647 (32.76%) VMware
7 627 (31.75%) SharePoint
8 604 (30.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 580 (29.37%) Cisco
10 565 (28.61%) MS Excel
11 472 (23.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 443 (22.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 425 (21.52%) Exchange Server 2013
14 420 (21.27%) MCSE
15 418 (21.16%) DNS
16 413 (20.91%) Office 365
17 409 (20.71%) ITIL
18 384 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
19 369 (18.68%) Hyper-V
20 363 (18.38%) Unified Communications
21 352 (17.82%) Citrix
22 349 (17.67%) Firewall
23 323 (16.35%) MS Office
24 320 (16.20%) SAN
25 302 (15.29%) SCCM
26 296 (14.99%) MCITP
27 268 (13.57%) DHCP
28 264 (13.37%) Windows 7
29 260 (13.16%) Blackberry
30 256 (12.96%) SQL Server

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1063 (53.82%) MS Exchange
2 675 (34.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 627 (31.75%) SharePoint
4 425 (21.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 251 (12.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 163 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 149 (7.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 120 (6.08%) Office Communications Server
9 119 (6.03%) IIS
10 80 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
11 76 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
12 53 (2.68%) SharePoint Server
13 45 (2.28%) Apache
14 35 (1.77%) Lotus Domino
15 27 (1.37%) Tomcat
16 25 (1.27%) IBM Notes
17 13 (0.66%) nginx
17 13 (0.66%) Jetty
18 12 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2000
19 9 (0.46%) Moodle
Applications
1 565 (28.61%) MS Excel
2 323 (16.35%) MS Office
3 45 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (1.06%) MS Project
5 15 (0.76%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.46%) Adobe Captivate
7 5 (0.25%) FastStats
7 5 (0.25%) SPSS
8 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.15%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.051%) InDesign
10 1 (0.051%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.051%) Revit
Business Applications
1 73 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.30%) Agresso
2 6 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.10%) Tridion
6 2 (0.10%) Summit
6 2 (0.10%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.051%) Magento
7 1 (0.051%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 413 (20.91%) Office 365
2 86 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.67%) IaaS
4 23 (1.16%) PaaS
5 20 (1.01%) SaaS
6 19 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.20%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.051%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.051%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.051%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 418 (21.16%) DNS
2 363 (18.38%) Unified Communications
3 349 (17.67%) Firewall
4 320 (16.20%) SAN
5 268 (13.57%) DHCP
6 228 (11.54%) LAN
7 225 (11.39%) TCP/IP
8 221 (11.19%) VPN
9 214 (10.84%) WAN
10 191 (9.67%) VoIP
11 112 (5.67%) MPLS
12 106 (5.37%) Wireless
13 100 (5.06%) Internet
14 99 (5.01%) PBX
15 91 (4.61%) Cisco ASA
16 88 (4.46%) NAS
17 68 (3.44%) SSL
18 59 (2.99%) SMTP
19 58 (2.94%) BGP
20 56 (2.84%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 53 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (1.22%) MySQL
5 23 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (0.66%) Hadoop
7 13 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.35%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.35%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.30%) DTS
11 4 (0.20%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.10%) OLAP
13 2 (0.10%) EDMS
14 1 (0.051%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (0.46%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.35%) AdminStudio
4 5 (0.25%) Rational Rose
5 4 (0.20%) MSI
6 2 (0.10%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.10%) JIRA
General
1 206 (10.43%) Finance
2 103 (5.22%) Telecoms
3 64 (3.24%) Law
4 57 (2.89%) Legal
5 44 (2.23%) Marketing
6 42 (2.13%) Retail
7 35 (1.77%) Advertising
8 30 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.42%) Banking
10 25 (1.27%) Publishing
10 25 (1.27%) Back Office
11 20 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.41%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.30%) Games
15 5 (0.25%) Billing
15 5 (0.25%) Electronics
16 3 (0.15%) Automotive
17 1 (0.051%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.051%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 324 (16.41%) Consultant
2 239 (12.10%) Analyst
3 204 (10.33%) Support Engineer
4 161 (8.15%) Architect
5 144 (7.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 110 (5.57%) Microsoft Consultant
7 99 (5.01%) 3rd Line Support
8 95 (4.81%) Administrator
9 88 (4.46%) Messaging Engineer
10 81 (4.10%) Support Analyst
11 73 (3.70%) Exchange Engineer
12 70 (3.54%) Team Leader
13 62 (3.14%) IT Support
14 61 (3.09%) Network Engineer
15 59 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
16 56 (2.84%) Technical Consultant
17 55 (2.78%) Project Manager
18 52 (2.63%) Project Engineer
19 51 (2.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 50 (2.53%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (1.77%) .NET
2 33 (1.67%) XMPP
3 24 (1.22%) Application Packaging
4 22 (1.11%) Web Services
5 20 (1.01%) XML
6 19 (0.96%) HTML
7 15 (0.76%) CSS
8 14 (0.71%) COM
8 14 (0.71%) jQuery
9 13 (0.66%) ASP.NET
10 11 (0.56%) WCF
11 9 (0.46%) Software Packaging
12 8 (0.41%) Middleware
13 6 (0.30%) Silverlight
14 5 (0.25%) RESTful
14 5 (0.25%) .NET Framework
14 5 (0.25%) Ember.js
14 5 (0.25%) SOAP
14 5 (0.25%) X-Windows
14 5 (0.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 260 (13.16%) Blackberry
2 137 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 88 (4.46%) Clustering
4 82 (4.15%) Video Conferencing
5 33 (1.67%) Replication
6 28 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 27 (1.37%) Thin Client
7 27 (1.37%) Fat Client
8 25 (1.27%) PKI
8 25 (1.27%) Statistics
9 21 (1.06%) Mathematics
10 19 (0.96%) CMDB
11 18 (0.91%) iPhone
12 17 (0.86%) Hedge funds
13 16 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
13 16 (0.81%) Computer Science
13 16 (0.81%) E-Learning
14 13 (0.66%) IVR
14 13 (0.66%) iPad
15 11 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1174 (59.44%) Windows
2 472 (23.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 384 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 264 (13.37%) Windows 7
5 236 (11.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 141 (7.14%) Linux
7 112 (5.67%) Windows XP
8 97 (4.91%) Windows 8
9 38 (1.92%) UNIX
10 35 (1.77%) Android
11 30 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
12 29 (1.47%) Apple iOS
13 19 (0.96%) Mac OS X
14 17 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (0.76%) Windows Vista
16 14 (0.71%) AIX
17 13 (0.66%) Windows 2000
18 12 (0.61%) CentOS
18 12 (0.61%) Windows Phone
19 11 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (20.71%) ITIL
2 184 (9.32%) Migration
3 164 (8.30%) Project Management
4 119 (6.03%) Change Management
5 102 (5.16%) CRM
6 99 (5.01%) Mentoring
7 94 (4.76%) Load Balancing
8 86 (4.35%) PRINCE2
9 85 (4.30%) Service Delivery
10 71 (3.59%) Service Management
11 65 (3.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 57 (2.89%) Agile Software Development
13 55 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
14 53 (2.68%) Incident Management
15 49 (2.48%) Mobile Device Management
16 47 (2.38%) Identity Management
17 45 (2.28%) Coaching
18 43 (2.18%) Technical Architecture
19 42 (2.13%) Change Control
19 42 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 229 (11.59%) SQL
2 178 (9.01%) PowerShell
3 30 (1.52%) VB
4 26 (1.32%) VBScript
5 25 (1.27%) T-SQL
6 21 (1.06%) Java
6 21 (1.06%) JavaScript
7 18 (0.91%) C#
8 17 (0.86%) C
9 15 (0.76%) Perl
9 15 (0.76%) Python
10 13 (0.66%) Ruby
11 10 (0.51%) PHP
12 5 (0.25%) Delphi
13 3 (0.15%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.10%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.10%) C++
14 2 (0.10%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.10%) R
Qualifications
1 604 (30.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 420 (21.27%) MCSE
3 296 (14.99%) MCITP
4 234 (11.85%) Cisco Certification
5 168 (8.51%) Degree
6 166 (8.41%) MCSA
7 158 (8.00%) CCNA
8 141 (7.14%) MCTS
9 139 (7.04%) Security Cleared
10 130 (6.58%) CCNP
11 110 (5.57%) SC Cleared
12 92 (4.66%) MCP
13 71 (3.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 38 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
15 33 (1.67%) CCA
15 33 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
16 25 (1.27%) CCIE
17 24 (1.22%) CCVP
18 20 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 20 (1.01%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (7.44%) SLA
2 35 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (1.32%) QA
4 7 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.10%) BS7799
7 1 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.051%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 985 (49.87%) Active Directory
2 443 (22.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 369 (18.68%) Hyper-V
4 175 (8.86%) vSphere
5 114 (5.77%) XenApp
6 103 (5.22%) UAG
7 79 (4.00%) XenDesktop
7 79 (4.00%) VMware ESX
8 74 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
9 45 (2.28%) Forefront TMG
10 32 (1.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 31 (1.57%) XenServer
11 31 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
12 28 (1.42%) Terminal Services
13 17 (0.86%) ISA Server
14 15 (0.76%) Firmware
14 15 (0.76%) VMware Server
15 12 (0.61%) KVM
16 11 (0.56%) Snort
17 9 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 302 (15.29%) SCCM
2 179 (9.06%) SCOM
3 56 (2.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 51 (2.58%) Backup Exec
4 51 (2.58%) WSUS
5 48 (2.43%) Cisco CUCM
6 45 (2.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 42 (2.13%) SCDPM
8 34 (1.72%) NetBackup
8 34 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
9 33 (1.67%) SCVMM
10 18 (0.91%) Nagios
11 15 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
11 15 (0.76%) Zenoss
12 13 (0.66%) Puppet
12 13 (0.66%) MIIS
12 13 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
12 13 (0.66%) Check_MK
13 11 (0.56%) SCOrch
14 10 (0.51%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1438 (72.81%) Microsoft
2 647 (32.76%) VMware
3 580 (29.37%) Cisco
4 352 (17.82%) Citrix
5 240 (12.15%) HP
6 145 (7.34%) Symantec
7 121 (6.13%) Dell
7 121 (6.13%) Avaya
8 103 (5.22%) NetApp
9 98 (4.96%) Juniper
10 90 (4.56%) Polycom
11 85 (4.30%) Mitel
12 83 (4.20%) EMC
13 82 (4.15%) CheckPoint
14 47 (2.38%) Apple
15 45 (2.28%) IBM
16 42 (2.13%) Lotus
17 40 (2.03%) Veeam
18 36 (1.82%) F5
19 30 (1.52%) AppSense
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Health, pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Rugby Football Union
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + extensive bens!
Posted: 17 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits+training opportunities
Posted: Yesterday