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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 296 315 353
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +38
Permanent jobs citing Lync 987 957 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.00% 0.88% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.74% 4.10% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 785 819 625
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £42,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -6.59%
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
20816 23316 21191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.02% 21.32% 20.99%
Number of salaries quoted 17484 19616 18160
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 +22 356 £50,000 - 58
South East +32 280 £42,500 - 33
Yorkshire +19 94 £37,500 -16.66% 15
East of England +20 76 £41,750 -16.50% 5
South West +15 57 £40,000 -11.11% 10
East Midlands 0 44 £33,131 -22.04% 3
West Midlands -28 33 £55,000 +29.41% 7
North West -16 29 £41,500 +3.75% 13
North East -1 2 £27,000 -40.00% 7
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 1534 (71.05%) Microsoft
2 1310 (60.68%) Windows
3 1133 (52.48%) Active Directory
4 1086 (50.30%) MS Exchange
5 730 (33.81%) VMware
6 705 (32.65%) Cisco
7 606 (28.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 595 (27.56%) MS Excel
9 591 (27.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 583 (27.00%) Office 365
11 571 (26.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 569 (26.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 568 (26.31%) ITIL
14 565 (26.17%) SharePoint
15 505 (23.39%) SCCM
16 504 (23.34%) VMware Infrastructure
17 494 (22.88%) Exchange Server 2013
18 436 (20.19%) Firewall
19 418 (19.36%) SAN
20 415 (19.22%) Citrix
21 404 (18.71%) Hyper-V
22 397 (18.39%) DNS
23 396 (18.34%) WAN
24 392 (18.16%) MCSE
25 376 (17.42%) LAN
26 373 (17.28%) Unified Communications
27 325 (15.05%) MS Office
27 325 (15.05%) SQL Server
28 318 (14.73%) Windows Server 2003
29 310 (14.36%) Cisco Certification

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 1086 (50.30%) MS Exchange
2 606 (28.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 565 (26.17%) SharePoint
4 494 (22.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 260 (12.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 191 (8.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 178 (8.24%) IIS
8 152 (7.04%) Office Communications Server
9 140 (6.48%) SharePoint 2013
10 113 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2003
11 91 (4.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 30 (1.39%) IBM Notes
13 24 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
14 19 (0.88%) Apache
15 11 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
16 10 (0.46%) Tomcat
17 9 (0.42%) CMS
18 8 (0.37%) WorkSite
19 6 (0.28%) Moodle
20 5 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 595 (27.56%) MS Excel
2 325 (15.05%) MS Office
3 28 (1.30%) MS Project
4 16 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.14%) ProjectWise
7 2 (0.093%) FastStats
7 2 (0.093%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.093%) SPSS
7 2 (0.093%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.046%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 56 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.14%) Primavera
5 3 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.14%) SAP CCM
6 2 (0.093%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.046%) Agresso
7 1 (0.046%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 583 (27.00%) Office 365
2 201 (9.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (2.36%) IaaS
4 42 (1.95%) SaaS
5 37 (1.71%) Mimecast
6 35 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
7 25 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 20 (0.93%) Yammer
9 13 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (0.28%) OneDrive
11 5 (0.23%) PaaS
12 4 (0.19%) Symantec.cloud
13 3 (0.14%) Sumo Logic
14 2 (0.093%) SmartFocus
14 2 (0.093%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.093%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.093%) Amazon S3
15 1 (0.046%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.046%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 436 (20.19%) Firewall
2 418 (19.36%) SAN
3 397 (18.39%) DNS
4 396 (18.34%) WAN
5 376 (17.42%) LAN
6 373 (17.28%) Unified Communications
7 278 (12.88%) TCP/IP
8 272 (12.60%) DHCP
9 253 (11.72%) VoIP
10 184 (8.52%) VPN
11 134 (6.21%) Cisco ASA
12 123 (5.70%) Internet
13 121 (5.60%) MPLS
14 103 (4.77%) Wireless
15 99 (4.59%) NAS
16 97 (4.49%) PBX
17 88 (4.08%) iSCSI
18 87 (4.03%) OSPF
19 85 (3.94%) BGP
20 73 (3.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 122 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 60 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
6 11 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (0.51%) Redis
7 8 (0.37%) MySQL
8 7 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.14%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.093%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.093%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.093%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (0.60%) Subversion
2 4 (0.19%) Bugzilla
2 4 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.093%) Redmine
4 2 (0.093%) JIRA
5 1 (0.046%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.046%) Hudson
General
1 229 (10.61%) Finance
2 119 (5.51%) Telecoms
3 64 (2.96%) Law
4 57 (2.64%) Retail
5 53 (2.45%) Back Office
6 52 (2.41%) Marketing
6 52 (2.41%) Advertising
7 49 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 48 (2.22%) Legal
9 42 (1.95%) Banking
10 20 (0.93%) Electronics
11 12 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.51%) Billing
13 9 (0.42%) Publishing
14 5 (0.23%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.19%) Games
16 3 (0.14%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.093%) Local Government
17 2 (0.093%) Front Office
17 2 (0.093%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 326 (15.10%) Consultant
2 293 (13.57%) Support Engineer
3 261 (12.09%) Analyst
4 231 (10.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 137 (6.35%) Architect
6 111 (5.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 97 (4.49%) Microsoft Consultant
8 79 (3.66%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 76 (3.52%) Project Manager
10 74 (3.43%) Systems Engineer
11 71 (3.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 67 (3.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 67 (3.10%) Support Analyst
13 66 (3.06%) 2nd Line Support
14 62 (2.87%) Technical Consultant
15 60 (2.78%) Administrator
16 58 (2.69%) IT Support
17 57 (2.64%) Network Engineer
18 56 (2.59%) Technical Support
18 56 (2.59%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (3.43%) .NET
2 42 (1.95%) Application Packaging
3 37 (1.71%) XMPP
4 28 (1.30%) ASP.NET
4 28 (1.30%) Web Services
5 15 (0.69%) CGI
6 11 (0.51%) HTML
6 11 (0.51%) COM
6 11 (0.51%) SAML
6 11 (0.51%) .NET Framework
7 9 (0.42%) MSMQ
8 8 (0.37%) ISPF
9 7 (0.32%) Classic ASP
10 6 (0.28%) WSH
10 6 (0.28%) WAP
11 5 (0.23%) Middleware
11 5 (0.23%) Apache FOP
12 4 (0.19%) XML
12 4 (0.19%) MAPI
13 3 (0.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 204 (9.45%) Data Centre
2 163 (7.55%) Clustering
3 145 (6.72%) Blackberry
4 141 (6.53%) Video Conferencing
5 122 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
6 49 (2.27%) Replication
6 49 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 39 (1.81%) EqualLogic
8 23 (1.07%) iPhone
9 20 (0.93%) Client/Server
10 18 (0.83%) CLARiiON
11 17 (0.79%) GIS
11 17 (0.79%) DTV
11 17 (0.79%) CMDB
12 16 (0.74%) Computer Science
12 16 (0.74%) PKI
13 15 (0.69%) iPad
13 15 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (0.65%) Mathematics
15 13 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1310 (60.68%) Windows
2 591 (27.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 571 (26.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 318 (14.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 175 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 131 (6.07%) Linux
7 112 (5.19%) Windows 8
8 94 (4.35%) Windows XP
9 53 (2.45%) Android
10 49 (2.27%) UNIX
11 36 (1.67%) Apple iOS
12 23 (1.07%) CentOS
13 21 (0.97%) Mac OS X
14 16 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
15 15 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 13 (0.60%) Mac OS
17 12 (0.56%) Windows 2000
18 9 (0.42%) Solaris
18 9 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
19 7 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (26.31%) ITIL
2 264 (12.23%) Migration
3 173 (8.01%) Disaster Recovery
4 136 (6.30%) Project Management
5 121 (5.60%) Service Delivery
6 114 (5.28%) CRM
7 111 (5.14%) Mentoring
8 110 (5.09%) Change Management
9 96 (4.45%) PRINCE2
10 82 (3.80%) Service Management
11 72 (3.33%) Business Continuity
12 68 (3.15%) High Availability
12 68 (3.15%) Load Balancing
12 68 (3.15%) Network Design
13 63 (2.92%) Problem Management
14 56 (2.59%) Mobile Device Management
15 54 (2.50%) ITSM
16 53 (2.45%) Incident Management
17 51 (2.36%) Root Cause Analysis
18 41 (1.90%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 284 (13.15%) SQL
2 239 (11.07%) PowerShell
3 38 (1.76%) VBScript
4 27 (1.25%) C#
5 16 (0.74%) VB
5 16 (0.74%) C
6 9 (0.42%) Python
6 9 (0.42%) Perl
7 7 (0.32%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.28%) Bash Shell
8 6 (0.28%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.23%) C++
10 4 (0.19%) Ruby
10 4 (0.19%) VBA
11 3 (0.14%) Java
11 3 (0.14%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.14%) Prolog
11 3 (0.14%) R
12 2 (0.093%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.093%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 569 (26.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 392 (18.16%) MCSE
3 310 (14.36%) Cisco Certification
4 229 (10.61%) MCITP
5 189 (8.75%) CCNP
6 180 (8.34%) CCNA
7 170 (7.87%) MCSA
8 162 (7.50%) Security Cleared
9 151 (6.99%) SC Cleared
10 144 (6.67%) Degree
11 134 (6.21%) MCTS
12 115 (5.33%) MCP
13 79 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 51 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
15 43 (1.99%) CCDP
16 30 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 28 (1.30%) CCA
17 28 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
18 16 (0.74%) Microsoft Certified Master
19 15 (0.69%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (9.12%) SLA
2 25 (1.16%) ISO 9001
3 24 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.51%) ISO 9000
5 7 (0.32%) QA
6 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.093%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1133 (52.48%) Active Directory
2 504 (23.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 404 (18.71%) Hyper-V
4 192 (8.89%) vSphere
5 163 (7.55%) XenApp
6 104 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
7 98 (4.54%) XenDesktop
8 71 (3.29%) VMware ESX
9 61 (2.83%) XenServer
10 43 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
11 37 (1.71%) Forefront TMG
12 31 (1.44%) UAG
13 29 (1.34%) ISA Server
14 28 (1.30%) Terminal Services
15 21 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 19 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 17 (0.79%) Xen
18 15 (0.69%) VMware Server
19 11 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
20 10 (0.46%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 505 (23.39%) SCCM
2 292 (13.52%) SCOM
3 68 (3.15%) Backup Exec
4 63 (2.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 60 (2.78%) WSUS
6 55 (2.55%) Cisco CUCM
7 50 (2.32%) AirWatch
8 47 (2.18%) SCVMM
9 35 (1.62%) NetBackup
10 32 (1.48%) Windows Intune
11 29 (1.34%) ARCserve
12 26 (1.20%) vMotion
13 25 (1.16%) FortiGate
14 24 (1.11%) Nagios
15 21 (0.97%) Opsview
15 21 (0.97%) SCSM
16 19 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
16 19 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 14 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
18 12 (0.56%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 1534 (71.05%) Microsoft
2 730 (33.81%) VMware
3 705 (32.65%) Cisco
4 415 (19.22%) Citrix
5 309 (14.31%) HP
6 212 (9.82%) Dell
7 202 (9.36%) Avaya
8 154 (7.13%) Symantec
9 152 (7.04%) EMC
10 98 (4.54%) Veeam
10 98 (4.54%) NetApp
11 92 (4.26%) Mitel
12 79 (3.66%) IBM
12 79 (3.66%) Polycom
13 78 (3.61%) CheckPoint
13 78 (3.61%) Juniper
14 71 (3.29%) F5
15 52 (2.41%) MobileIron
15 52 (2.41%) 3PAR
16 47 (2.18%) CommVault
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Experis IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Picture More Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Bailey Finch Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum + £6,600 car allowance + 12% bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Greater Manchester
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Posted: 19 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £50k + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Accumuli
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
De Montfort University
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
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Telefónica
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Salary: Competitive
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Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
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