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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 321 376 605
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +229
Permanent jobs citing Lync 916 651 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.81% 0.63% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.90% 2.99% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 801 557 236
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 £30,000 £35,000 £30,350
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Application Platforms Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
23511 21798 23618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.80% 20.95% 19.95%
Number of salaries quoted 19504 18510 20747
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +29 337 £47,500 -13.63% 31
South East +76 275 £43,000 -7.52% 33
Yorkshire -11 80 £42,500 -5.55% 4
East of England -12 54 £47,500 +11.76% 7
East Midlands +4 49 £42,500 - 7
West Midlands -10 45 £47,500 -17.39% 6
North West -12 43 £35,000 -23.07% 12
South West +14 27 £37,500 +25.00% 14
Midlands +1 3 £29,000 -
North East -7 3 £30,000 -40.00%
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1343 (79.05%) Microsoft
2 939 (55.27%) Windows
3 931 (54.80%) MS Exchange
4 840 (49.44%) Active Directory
5 602 (35.43%) MS Excel
6 570 (33.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 557 (32.78%) SharePoint
8 505 (29.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 498 (29.31%) Cisco
10 496 (29.19%) VMware
11 470 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
12 385 (22.66%) Unified Communications
13 380 (22.37%) MCSE
14 364 (21.42%) Exchange Server 2013
15 363 (21.37%) Citrix
16 341 (20.07%) VMware Infrastructure
17 337 (19.84%) Hyper-V
18 308 (18.13%) ITIL
19 306 (18.01%) DNS
20 296 (17.42%) Windows Server 2012
21 293 (17.25%) Office 365
22 292 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
23 265 (15.60%) Firewall
24 264 (15.54%) SQL Server
25 255 (15.01%) SCCM
26 250 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
27 247 (14.54%) MCITP
28 239 (14.07%) Blackberry
29 238 (14.01%) SAN
30 230 (13.54%) Migration

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 931 (54.80%) MS Exchange
2 570 (33.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 557 (32.78%) SharePoint
4 364 (21.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 250 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 167 (9.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 164 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 159 (9.36%) Office Communications Server
9 112 (6.59%) SharePoint 2013
10 95 (5.59%) IIS
11 91 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 59 (3.47%) SharePoint Server
13 51 (3.00%) Lotus Domino
14 36 (2.12%) IBM Notes
15 24 (1.41%) SharePoint Foundation
16 19 (1.12%) SAS
17 17 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
18 15 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2000
19 13 (0.77%) Moodle
20 11 (0.65%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 602 (35.43%) MS Excel
2 215 (12.65%) MS Office
3 44 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (1.18%) PowerPivot
4 20 (1.18%) InfoPath
5 10 (0.59%) MS Project
6 9 (0.53%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.29%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 74 (4.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.29%) Eikon
3 5 (0.29%) Summit
4 4 (0.24%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.12%) Misys Midas
7 1 (0.059%) INSURE/90
7 1 (0.059%) Line 500
7 1 (0.059%) SalesLogix
7 1 (0.059%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 293 (17.25%) Office 365
2 50 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (1.24%) SaaS
5 6 (0.35%) PaaS
6 5 (0.29%) IaaS
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 385 (22.66%) Unified Communications
2 306 (18.01%) DNS
3 265 (15.60%) Firewall
4 238 (14.01%) SAN
5 180 (10.59%) DHCP
6 176 (10.36%) VPN
7 166 (9.77%) VoIP
8 161 (9.48%) LAN
9 140 (8.24%) WAN
10 129 (7.59%) TCP/IP
11 86 (5.06%) SMTP
12 82 (4.83%) Wireless
13 74 (4.36%) MPLS
14 71 (4.18%) NAS
15 69 (4.06%) PBX
16 67 (3.94%) Cisco ASA
17 54 (3.18%) Internet
18 39 (2.30%) IP Telephony
18 39 (2.30%) SSL
19 38 (2.24%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (15.54%) SQL Server
2 56 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (0.59%) Relational Database
6 9 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (0.47%) MySQL
8 6 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.24%) EDMS
9 4 (0.24%) DTS
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.059%) NonStop SQL
12 1 (0.059%) OLAP
12 1 (0.059%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.059%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (0.71%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.41%) JIRA
4 3 (0.18%) MSI
5 1 (0.059%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 205 (12.07%) Finance
2 137 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 45 (2.65%) Law
4 41 (2.41%) Banking
5 40 (2.35%) Legal
6 32 (1.88%) Marketing
7 24 (1.41%) Investment Banking
7 24 (1.41%) Financial Institution
8 23 (1.35%) Billing
9 20 (1.18%) Retail
10 18 (1.06%) Advertising
11 12 (0.71%) Games
11 12 (0.71%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.65%) Back Office
13 9 (0.53%) German Language
14 7 (0.41%) Publishing
14 7 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.18%) French Language
16 2 (0.12%) Front Office
16 2 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 353 (20.78%) Consultant
2 206 (12.12%) Analyst
3 133 (7.83%) Architect
4 111 (6.53%) Administrator
5 109 (6.42%) Support Engineer
6 101 (5.94%) Microsoft Consultant
7 86 (5.06%) Technical Consultant
8 85 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 83 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support
10 63 (3.71%) Messaging Engineer
11 59 (3.47%) Project Manager
11 59 (3.47%) Network Engineer
12 56 (3.30%) Support Analyst
13 52 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
14 50 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
15 48 (2.83%) Systems Engineer
16 43 (2.53%) Team Leader
16 43 (2.53%) Technical Specialist
17 42 (2.47%) Service Desk Analyst
17 42 (2.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (3.53%) .NET
2 36 (2.12%) XMPP
3 19 (1.12%) Application Packaging
3 19 (1.12%) Web Services
4 16 (0.94%) ASP.NET
5 14 (0.82%) XML
5 14 (0.82%) WCF
6 10 (0.59%) COM
7 9 (0.53%) RESTful
7 9 (0.53%) jQuery
7 9 (0.53%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 9 (0.53%) SOAP
8 8 (0.47%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.35%) CSS
9 6 (0.35%) LINQ
10 4 (0.24%) Middleware
10 4 (0.24%) OAuth
10 4 (0.24%) CAML
11 3 (0.18%) CGI
11 3 (0.18%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 239 (14.07%) Blackberry
2 88 (5.18%) Video Conferencing
3 72 (4.24%) Clustering
4 26 (1.53%) iPad
5 24 (1.41%) Replication
5 24 (1.41%) PKI
6 23 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 21 (1.24%) Firmware
8 16 (0.94%) iPhone
9 15 (0.88%) Open Source
10 14 (0.82%) EqualLogic
11 13 (0.77%) Client/Server
12 12 (0.71%) PMI
13 11 (0.65%) Fat Client
13 11 (0.65%) Computer Science
13 11 (0.65%) PDA
13 11 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
13 11 (0.65%) Thin Client
14 9 (0.53%) CMDB
15 7 (0.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 939 (55.27%) Windows
2 470 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 296 (17.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 292 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 190 (11.18%) Windows 7
6 106 (6.24%) Windows 8
7 78 (4.59%) Windows XP
8 68 (4.00%) Linux
9 27 (1.59%) UNIX
10 21 (1.24%) Android
11 18 (1.06%) Windows Vista
12 17 (1.00%) Windows Phone
13 15 (0.88%) Mac OS
14 14 (0.82%) Windows 2000
15 12 (0.71%) Mac OS X
15 12 (0.71%) Solaris
15 12 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
16 10 (0.59%) HPUX
17 8 (0.47%) AIX
17 8 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (18.13%) ITIL
2 230 (13.54%) Migration
3 156 (9.18%) Project Management
4 103 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 101 (5.94%) CRM
6 84 (4.94%) Change Management
7 78 (4.59%) PRINCE2
8 73 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 54 (3.18%) Problem Management
10 49 (2.88%) Mobile Device Management
11 44 (2.59%) Load Balancing
12 43 (2.53%) Change Control
13 41 (2.41%) Incident Management
14 38 (2.24%) Network Monitoring
15 35 (2.06%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (1.94%) Service Management
16 33 (1.94%) Business Development
17 31 (1.82%) Time Management
18 29 (1.71%) Business Continuity
18 29 (1.71%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 221 (13.01%) SQL
2 204 (12.01%) PowerShell
3 33 (1.94%) VBScript
4 31 (1.82%) VB
5 20 (1.18%) C
6 18 (1.06%) C#
7 12 (0.71%) JavaScript
8 9 (0.53%) Bash Shell
8 9 (0.53%) Delphi
9 8 (0.47%) Java
9 8 (0.47%) PHP
10 7 (0.41%) LotusScript
10 7 (0.41%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.35%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.35%) Perl
12 4 (0.24%) Python
13 2 (0.12%) C++
14 1 (0.059%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
14 1 (0.059%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 505 (29.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 380 (22.37%) MCSE
3 247 (14.54%) MCITP
4 200 (11.77%) Cisco Certification
5 149 (8.77%) CCNA
6 137 (8.06%) Degree
7 115 (6.77%) MCSA
8 109 (6.42%) MCTS
9 96 (5.65%) MCP
9 96 (5.65%) CCNP
10 86 (5.06%) Security Cleared
11 66 (3.88%) SC Cleared
12 39 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 30 (1.77%) CCIE
14 24 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
15 22 (1.29%) MCT
16 21 (1.24%) MOS
17 20 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
17 20 (1.18%) Network+ Certification
18 18 (1.06%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (7.65%) SLA
2 24 (1.41%) ISO 9001
3 16 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.77%) QA
5 7 (0.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 7 (0.41%) GAMP
5 7 (0.41%) GCP
5 7 (0.41%) GMP
6 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.059%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 840 (49.44%) Active Directory
2 341 (20.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 337 (19.84%) Hyper-V
4 129 (7.59%) XenApp
5 106 (6.24%) vSphere
6 103 (6.06%) XenDesktop
7 66 (3.88%) UAG
8 58 (3.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 58 (3.41%) VMware ESX
9 49 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
10 44 (2.59%) XenServer
11 39 (2.30%) Forefront TMG
12 24 (1.41%) Terminal Services
12 24 (1.41%) ISA Server
13 16 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 13 (0.77%) VMware Server
15 12 (0.71%) Terminal Server
16 10 (0.59%) Xen
16 10 (0.59%) IAG
17 7 (0.41%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 255 (15.01%) SCCM
2 196 (11.54%) SCOM
3 90 (5.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 56 (3.30%) WSUS
5 49 (2.88%) Backup Exec
6 18 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
7 17 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 15 (0.88%) SCOrch
9 13 (0.77%) SCVMM
9 13 (0.77%) NetBackup
10 12 (0.71%) MAILsweeper
11 11 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 11 (0.65%) SCDPM
11 11 (0.65%) Nagios
12 10 (0.59%) Cacti
13 9 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 7 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 7 (0.41%) SCSM
15 6 (0.35%) HP SIM
15 6 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1343 (79.05%) Microsoft
2 498 (29.31%) Cisco
3 496 (29.19%) VMware
4 363 (21.37%) Citrix
5 203 (11.95%) HP
6 137 (8.06%) Symantec
7 111 (6.53%) NetApp
8 96 (5.65%) Dell
9 95 (5.59%) Avaya
10 75 (4.41%) Juniper
11 73 (4.30%) Lotus
12 71 (4.18%) EMC
13 68 (4.00%) Mitel
14 67 (3.94%) CheckPoint
15 46 (2.71%) IronPort
16 45 (2.65%) F5
17 44 (2.59%) Apple
18 43 (2.53%) Polycom
19 35 (2.06%) SolarWinds
20 28 (1.65%) Sophos
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Resource Management
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Vadis People
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - on call allowance + homeworking + 25 day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago