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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 339 299 357
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +58
Permanent jobs citing Lync 855 1006 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.84% 0.92% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.11% 4.33% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 717 847 557
Average salary £42,000 £47,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.63% -14.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -12.62%
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
20781 23245 20894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.32% 21.26% 20.53%
Number of salaries quoted 17461 19345 17795
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -20 334 £45,250 -9.50% 46
South East 0 248 £38,500 -14.44% 27
Yorkshire -28 65 £35,000 -17.64% 8
East of England 0 60 £40,000 -20.00% 2
South West -13 53 £34,000 -15.00% 5
North West -32 38 £37,500 -9.09% 7
West Midlands -29 35 £58,750 +26.34% 2
East Midlands -8 21 £24,000 -43.52% 1
North East - 2 £27,250 - 1
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1343 (68.28%) Microsoft
2 1223 (62.18%) Windows
3 1024 (52.06%) Active Directory
4 967 (49.16%) MS Exchange
5 713 (36.25%) VMware
6 632 (32.13%) Cisco
7 586 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 568 (28.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 535 (27.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 505 (25.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 502 (25.52%) ITIL
12 498 (25.32%) MS Excel
13 496 (25.22%) Microsoft Certification
14 488 (24.81%) SCCM
15 471 (23.95%) SharePoint
16 456 (23.18%) Office 365
17 430 (21.86%) Exchange Server 2013
18 415 (21.10%) DNS
19 406 (20.64%) Firewall
20 391 (19.88%) Citrix
21 380 (19.32%) SAN
22 379 (19.27%) LAN
23 371 (18.86%) Hyper-V
24 362 (18.40%) WAN
25 327 (16.62%) MCSE
26 325 (16.52%) Unified Communications
27 314 (15.96%) SQL Server
28 295 (15.00%) SQL
29 278 (14.13%) DHCP
30 274 (13.93%) HP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 967 (49.16%) MS Exchange
2 586 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 471 (23.95%) SharePoint
4 430 (21.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 241 (12.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 161 (8.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 132 (6.71%) IIS
8 113 (5.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 97 (4.93%) Office Communications Server
10 89 (4.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 82 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
12 20 (1.02%) IBM Notes
13 16 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
14 12 (0.61%) Apache
15 7 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (0.36%) WorkSite
16 6 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2000
16 6 (0.31%) CMS
17 3 (0.15%) MS Project Server
17 3 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 498 (25.32%) MS Excel
2 259 (13.17%) MS Office
3 15 (0.76%) MS Project
4 14 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.15%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.15%) ProjectWise
7 2 (0.10%) FastStats
7 2 (0.10%) SPSS
7 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.051%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 45 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.15%) SAP CCM
4 3 (0.15%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.15%) Primavera
5 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.051%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.051%) Dynamics SL
Cloud Services
1 456 (23.18%) Office 365
2 160 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (2.08%) Mimecast
4 38 (1.93%) SaaS
5 29 (1.47%) IaaS
6 24 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (0.66%) Yammer
9 9 (0.46%) PaaS
10 8 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (0.36%) Symantec.cloud
12 4 (0.20%) Google Apps
13 3 (0.15%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.10%) SmartFocus
14 2 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.10%) AWS CloudTrail
14 2 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 415 (21.10%) DNS
2 406 (20.64%) Firewall
3 380 (19.32%) SAN
4 379 (19.27%) LAN
5 362 (18.40%) WAN
6 325 (16.52%) Unified Communications
7 278 (14.13%) DHCP
8 250 (12.71%) TCP/IP
9 229 (11.64%) VoIP
10 190 (9.66%) VPN
11 140 (7.12%) Cisco ASA
12 94 (4.78%) Skype
13 93 (4.73%) NAS
14 90 (4.58%) iSCSI
14 90 (4.58%) Internet
15 89 (4.52%) VLAN
15 89 (4.52%) PBX
16 84 (4.27%) MPLS
17 70 (3.56%) Wireless
18 60 (3.05%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 124 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 79 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 43 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (0.86%) Redis
6 14 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
6 14 (0.71%) MySQL
7 13 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (0.31%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (0.15%) MS Access
11 3 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.15%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (0.92%) Subversion
2 5 (0.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.15%) Bugzilla
3 3 (0.15%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.10%) Redmine
5 1 (0.051%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.051%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.051%) Hudson
5 1 (0.051%) JIRA
5 1 (0.051%) TeamCity
General
1 210 (10.68%) Finance
2 101 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 68 (3.46%) Law
4 55 (2.80%) Legal
5 53 (2.69%) Marketing
6 52 (2.64%) Retail
7 44 (2.24%) Banking
8 42 (2.14%) Advertising
9 41 (2.08%) Manufacturing
9 41 (2.08%) Back Office
10 18 (0.92%) Electronics
11 17 (0.86%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.71%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.51%) Games
14 9 (0.46%) Publishing
15 8 (0.41%) Billing
16 5 (0.25%) Front Office
16 5 (0.25%) Local Government
17 4 (0.20%) French Language
18 3 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 279 (14.18%) Support Engineer
2 234 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 221 (11.24%) Analyst
4 220 (11.18%) Consultant
5 110 (5.59%) Architect
6 88 (4.47%) Systems Engineer
7 87 (4.42%) Administrator
8 79 (4.02%) 3rd Line Support
8 79 (4.02%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 69 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
10 64 (3.25%) 2nd Line Support
11 59 (3.00%) Microsoft Consultant
12 57 (2.90%) Communications Engineer
13 56 (2.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 55 (2.80%) IT Support
14 55 (2.80%) Support Analyst
15 53 (2.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 53 (2.69%) Project Manager
16 49 (2.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 46 (2.34%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (3.20%) .NET
2 38 (1.93%) Application Packaging
3 30 (1.53%) XMPP
4 28 (1.42%) ASP.NET
5 27 (1.37%) Web Services
6 15 (0.76%) CGI
7 14 (0.71%) HTML
8 12 (0.61%) SAML
9 11 (0.56%) Classic ASP
9 11 (0.56%) .NET Framework
10 10 (0.51%) 802.1X
10 10 (0.51%) COM
11 8 (0.41%) WAP
11 8 (0.41%) ISPF
12 7 (0.36%) Middleware
12 7 (0.36%) MSMQ
13 6 (0.31%) XML
13 6 (0.31%) CSS
13 6 (0.31%) WSH
14 5 (0.25%) Apache FOP
Miscellaneous
1 182 (9.25%) Data Centre
2 176 (8.95%) Clustering
3 142 (7.22%) Video Conferencing
4 140 (7.12%) Blackberry
5 104 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
6 58 (2.95%) Management Information System
7 48 (2.44%) EqualLogic
8 37 (1.88%) Replication
9 22 (1.12%) iPad
10 21 (1.07%) PKI
11 20 (1.02%) Client/Server
11 20 (1.02%) iPhone
11 20 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (0.97%) CLARiiON
13 18 (0.92%) HP Storage
14 17 (0.86%) Computer Science
14 17 (0.86%) GIS
14 17 (0.86%) Mathematics
15 15 (0.76%) Private Cloud
16 14 (0.71%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1223 (62.18%) Windows
2 568 (28.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 535 (27.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 272 (13.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 231 (11.74%) Windows 7
6 167 (8.49%) Linux
7 78 (3.97%) Windows 8
8 77 (3.91%) Windows XP
9 60 (3.05%) Android
10 40 (2.03%) Apple iOS
11 33 (1.68%) UNIX
12 27 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 26 (1.32%) Mac OS X
14 25 (1.27%) Mac OS
15 18 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
16 16 (0.81%) CentOS
17 10 (0.51%) Windows Phone
17 10 (0.51%) Windows Vista
17 10 (0.51%) AIX
18 7 (0.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (25.52%) ITIL
2 245 (12.46%) Migration
3 161 (8.19%) Disaster Recovery
4 127 (6.46%) Project Management
5 110 (5.59%) Service Delivery
6 102 (5.19%) Change Management
6 102 (5.19%) Mentoring
7 93 (4.73%) CRM
8 81 (4.12%) Service Management
9 80 (4.07%) PRINCE2
10 70 (3.56%) Problem Management
11 69 (3.51%) Incident Management
12 66 (3.36%) Business Continuity
13 65 (3.30%) High Availability
14 64 (3.25%) Load Balancing
15 55 (2.80%) Network Design
16 49 (2.49%) ITSM
17 44 (2.24%) Capacity Planning
17 44 (2.24%) Root Cause Analysis
17 44 (2.24%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 295 (15.00%) SQL
2 232 (11.79%) PowerShell
3 38 (1.93%) VBScript
4 29 (1.47%) C#
5 17 (0.86%) C
5 17 (0.86%) VB
6 16 (0.81%) Perl
7 12 (0.61%) Python
7 12 (0.61%) Bash Shell
8 7 (0.36%) JavaScript
8 7 (0.36%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.15%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.15%) Java
9 3 (0.15%) Prolog
9 3 (0.15%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.15%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.15%) VBA
10 2 (0.10%) C++
10 2 (0.10%) XMLA
11 1 (0.051%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 496 (25.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 327 (16.62%) MCSE
3 249 (12.66%) Cisco Certification
4 215 (10.93%) MCITP
5 159 (8.08%) CCNP
6 149 (7.57%) MCSA
7 138 (7.02%) CCNA
8 129 (6.56%) Degree
8 129 (6.56%) Security Cleared
9 112 (5.69%) SC Cleared
10 102 (5.19%) MCP
11 100 (5.08%) MCTS
12 79 (4.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 59 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
14 34 (1.73%) CCDP
15 17 (0.86%) CCA
15 17 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
16 16 (0.81%) PhD
17 15 (0.76%) MCDST
18 14 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (8.49%) SLA
2 29 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.07%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.61%) ISO 9000
4 12 (0.61%) QA
5 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1024 (52.06%) Active Directory
2 505 (25.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 371 (18.86%) Hyper-V
4 188 (9.56%) XenApp
5 170 (8.64%) vSphere
6 86 (4.37%) VMware ESXi
7 84 (4.27%) XenDesktop
8 75 (3.81%) VMware ESX
9 63 (3.20%) XenServer
10 42 (2.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 38 (1.93%) Terminal Services
12 31 (1.58%) UAG
13 28 (1.42%) Forefront TMG
14 18 (0.92%) ISA Server
15 17 (0.86%) Xen
16 16 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 14 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 14 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
18 12 (0.61%) VMware Server
19 7 (0.36%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 488 (24.81%) SCCM
2 269 (13.68%) SCOM
3 75 (3.81%) Backup Exec
4 71 (3.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 66 (3.36%) Cisco CUCM
5 66 (3.36%) WSUS
6 39 (1.98%) AirWatch
7 38 (1.93%) SCVMM
8 27 (1.37%) NetBackup
9 22 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 21 (1.07%) vMotion
10 21 (1.07%) Cisco UCCX
10 21 (1.07%) ARCserve
11 19 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
12 17 (0.86%) HAProxy
12 17 (0.86%) Windows Intune
12 17 (0.86%) FortiGate
12 17 (0.86%) SCSM
13 14 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
14 13 (0.66%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1343 (68.28%) Microsoft
2 713 (36.25%) VMware
3 632 (32.13%) Cisco
4 391 (19.88%) Citrix
5 274 (13.93%) HP
6 180 (9.15%) Dell
7 179 (9.10%) Avaya
8 159 (8.08%) Symantec
9 115 (5.85%) EMC
10 94 (4.78%) Veeam
11 91 (4.63%) Polycom
12 88 (4.47%) Mitel
13 80 (4.07%) NetApp
14 64 (3.25%) IBM
15 58 (2.95%) 3PAR
16 54 (2.75%) MobileIron
16 54 (2.75%) CheckPoint
17 50 (2.54%) F5
18 48 (2.44%) Juniper
19 45 (2.29%) Sophos
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