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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 305 392 502
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +110
Permanent jobs citing Lync 936 609 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.88% 0.61% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.23% 3.02% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 787 486 370
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 £32,500 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
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
22147 20153 22949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.78% 20.26% 20.64%
Number of salaries quoted 18241 17258 19773
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 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +88 417 £47,500 -13.63% 41
South East +5 211 £42,500 -15.00% 37
Yorkshire +19 73 £42,000 -18.44% 7
South West +5 60 £35,000 -30.00% 23
East of England -1 60 £47,500 +5.55% 5
North West +11 58 £32,500 -8.45% 17
West Midlands +2 37 £46,500 -15.45% 5
East Midlands -11 27 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1501 (74.38%) Microsoft
2 1164 (57.68%) Windows
3 1111 (55.05%) MS Exchange
4 1007 (49.90%) Active Directory
5 709 (35.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 662 (32.80%) VMware
7 645 (31.96%) MS Excel
8 625 (30.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 614 (30.43%) SharePoint
10 585 (28.99%) Cisco
11 501 (24.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 460 (22.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 451 (22.35%) Exchange Server 2013
14 447 (22.15%) DNS
15 438 (21.70%) MCSE
16 421 (20.86%) Office 365
17 404 (20.02%) ITIL
18 403 (19.97%) Unified Communications
19 393 (19.47%) Hyper-V
20 391 (19.38%) Windows Server 2012
21 372 (18.43%) Firewall
22 350 (17.34%) Citrix
23 325 (16.11%) SAN
24 312 (15.46%) MCITP
25 310 (15.36%) MS Office
26 304 (15.06%) SCCM
27 283 (14.02%) DHCP
28 279 (13.83%) SQL Server
29 277 (13.73%) Blackberry
30 257 (12.74%) Exchange Server 2007

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1111 (55.05%) MS Exchange
2 709 (35.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 614 (30.43%) SharePoint
4 451 (22.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 257 (12.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 180 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 153 (7.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 145 (7.19%) Office Communications Server
9 126 (6.24%) IIS
10 75 (3.72%) SharePoint 2010
11 68 (3.37%) SharePoint 2013
12 51 (2.53%) SharePoint Server
13 39 (1.93%) Apache
14 32 (1.59%) Lotus Domino
15 23 (1.14%) Tomcat
16 21 (1.04%) IBM Notes
17 18 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2000
18 13 (0.64%) Jetty
18 13 (0.64%) nginx
19 12 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 645 (31.96%) MS Excel
2 310 (15.36%) MS Office
3 54 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (0.84%) MS Project
5 12 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.25%) SPSS
6 5 (0.25%) FastStats
7 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.15%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.050%) InDesign
9 1 (0.050%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.050%) Revit
Business Applications
1 71 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.20%) Summit
4 3 (0.15%) Eikon
4 3 (0.15%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.099%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.099%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.099%) Tridion
6 1 (0.050%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 421 (20.86%) Office 365
2 72 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (1.29%) SaaS
4 24 (1.19%) IaaS
5 23 (1.14%) PaaS
6 16 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.20%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.050%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.050%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 447 (22.15%) DNS
2 403 (19.97%) Unified Communications
3 372 (18.43%) Firewall
4 325 (16.11%) SAN
5 283 (14.02%) DHCP
6 240 (11.89%) TCP/IP
7 213 (10.56%) VPN
8 207 (10.26%) LAN
9 192 (9.51%) VoIP
10 185 (9.17%) WAN
11 113 (5.60%) MPLS
12 111 (5.50%) PBX
13 107 (5.30%) Cisco ASA
14 105 (5.20%) NAS
15 95 (4.71%) Wireless
16 77 (3.82%) Internet
17 76 (3.77%) SMTP
18 70 (3.47%) SSL
19 53 (2.63%) WLAN
19 53 (2.63%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 58 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 50 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (1.14%) MySQL
6 18 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (0.64%) Hadoop
9 10 (0.50%) DTS
10 7 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (0.35%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.20%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.20%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.20%) EDMS
13 3 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.099%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.099%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (0.45%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.30%) AdminStudio
4 5 (0.25%) Rational Rose
5 4 (0.20%) MSI
6 2 (0.099%) JIRA
7 1 (0.050%) LabVIEW
General
1 220 (10.90%) Finance
2 100 (4.96%) Telecoms
3 57 (2.82%) Law
3 57 (2.82%) Marketing
4 54 (2.68%) Legal
5 40 (1.98%) Retail
5 40 (1.98%) Advertising
6 32 (1.59%) Banking
7 26 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.04%) Financial Institution
9 20 (0.99%) Back Office
10 19 (0.94%) Publishing
11 14 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.59%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.40%) Games
13 8 (0.40%) Billing
14 4 (0.20%) Electronics
15 2 (0.099%) Local Government
15 2 (0.099%) Automotive
16 1 (0.050%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 342 (16.95%) Consultant
2 237 (11.74%) Analyst
3 204 (10.11%) Support Engineer
4 163 (8.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 156 (7.73%) Architect
6 127 (6.29%) Microsoft Consultant
7 104 (5.15%) Administrator
8 103 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support
9 83 (4.11%) Messaging Engineer
10 80 (3.96%) Support Analyst
11 70 (3.47%) IT Support
12 68 (3.37%) Technical Consultant
12 68 (3.37%) Team Leader
13 67 (3.32%) Exchange Engineer
14 58 (2.87%) Technical Support
14 58 (2.87%) Project Manager
14 58 (2.87%) Network Engineer
15 55 (2.73%) Infrastructure Manager
16 49 (2.43%) Systems Administrator
17 48 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (2.13%) .NET
2 24 (1.19%) XMPP
2 24 (1.19%) Web Services
3 23 (1.14%) COM
4 22 (1.09%) XML
5 17 (0.84%) Application Packaging
6 16 (0.79%) HTML
7 14 (0.69%) CSS
8 11 (0.55%) ASP.NET
8 11 (0.55%) WCF
9 10 (0.50%) jQuery
10 9 (0.45%) Middleware
11 8 (0.40%) Software Packaging
12 6 (0.30%) Silverlight
13 5 (0.25%) X-Windows
13 5 (0.25%) SOAP
13 5 (0.25%) XSL
13 5 (0.25%) Ember.js
13 5 (0.25%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 5 (0.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 277 (13.73%) Blackberry
2 150 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (4.86%) Clustering
4 73 (3.62%) Video Conferencing
5 35 (1.73%) PKI
6 31 (1.54%) Replication
7 27 (1.34%) Statistics
8 24 (1.19%) Management Information System
9 21 (1.04%) Thin Client
9 21 (1.04%) Mathematics
9 21 (1.04%) Fat Client
10 19 (0.94%) iPhone
11 18 (0.89%) EqualLogic
12 17 (0.84%) Firmware
13 16 (0.79%) Computer Science
13 16 (0.79%) FlexPod
14 15 (0.74%) CMDB
14 15 (0.74%) Visualisation
15 14 (0.69%) Client/Server
16 13 (0.64%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1164 (57.68%) Windows
2 501 (24.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 391 (19.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 241 (11.94%) Windows 7
5 233 (11.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 131 (6.49%) Linux
7 115 (5.70%) Windows XP
8 98 (4.86%) Windows 8
9 30 (1.49%) Apple iOS
10 29 (1.44%) UNIX
11 27 (1.34%) Android
12 25 (1.24%) Windows Vista
13 24 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
14 15 (0.74%) Windows 2000
14 15 (0.74%) CentOS
14 15 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (0.69%) Windows Phone
15 14 (0.69%) AIX
16 13 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
17 10 (0.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (20.02%) ITIL
2 206 (10.21%) Migration
3 172 (8.52%) Project Management
4 134 (6.64%) Change Management
5 106 (5.25%) Mentoring
6 105 (5.20%) Load Balancing
7 104 (5.15%) CRM
8 86 (4.26%) Service Delivery
9 82 (4.06%) PRINCE2
10 72 (3.57%) Service Management
11 68 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
12 59 (2.92%) Incident Management
13 56 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
14 52 (2.58%) Mobile Device Management
15 50 (2.48%) Problem Management
16 48 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
17 46 (2.28%) Performance Tuning
18 45 (2.23%) Identity Management
19 43 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
20 42 (2.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 229 (11.35%) SQL
2 174 (8.62%) PowerShell
3 33 (1.64%) VB
4 29 (1.44%) VBScript
5 28 (1.39%) T-SQL
6 22 (1.09%) C#
7 21 (1.04%) Java
8 19 (0.94%) C
9 17 (0.84%) Perl
10 16 (0.79%) JavaScript
11 15 (0.74%) Python
12 13 (0.64%) Ruby
13 9 (0.45%) PHP
14 5 (0.25%) Delphi
15 3 (0.15%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.099%) R
16 2 (0.099%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.050%) Lingo
17 1 (0.050%) MATLAB
17 1 (0.050%) C++
Qualifications
1 625 (30.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 438 (21.70%) MCSE
3 312 (15.46%) MCITP
4 230 (11.40%) Cisco Certification
5 188 (9.32%) Degree
6 167 (8.28%) MCSA
7 163 (8.08%) CCNA
8 150 (7.43%) MCTS
9 131 (6.49%) Security Cleared
10 127 (6.29%) CCNP
11 101 (5.00%) SC Cleared
12 88 (4.36%) MCP
13 62 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 42 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
15 29 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
16 27 (1.34%) CCIE
17 24 (1.19%) CCVP
18 22 (1.09%) CCA
19 20 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 16 (0.79%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (7.58%) SLA
2 42 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (1.34%) QA
4 9 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.15%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.099%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.099%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.099%) GAMP
6 2 (0.099%) GCP
6 2 (0.099%) GMP
6 2 (0.099%) BS7799
System Software
1 1007 (49.90%) Active Directory
2 460 (22.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 393 (19.47%) Hyper-V
4 156 (7.73%) vSphere
5 127 (6.29%) XenApp
6 122 (6.05%) UAG
7 87 (4.31%) XenDesktop
8 86 (4.26%) VMware ESX
9 61 (3.02%) VMware ESXi
10 51 (2.53%) Forefront TMG
11 45 (2.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 40 (1.98%) XenServer
13 32 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 29 (1.44%) Terminal Services
15 27 (1.34%) ISA Server
16 17 (0.84%) VMware Server
17 14 (0.69%) KVM
18 12 (0.59%) Snort
19 11 (0.55%) Terminal Server
20 10 (0.50%) IAG
Systems Management
1 304 (15.06%) SCCM
2 175 (8.67%) SCOM
3 65 (3.22%) WSUS
4 64 (3.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 64 (3.17%) Backup Exec
5 38 (1.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 35 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
6 35 (1.73%) SCDPM
7 32 (1.59%) SCVMM
7 32 (1.59%) NetBackup
8 24 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
9 15 (0.74%) Nagios
9 15 (0.74%) Zenoss
10 13 (0.64%) MAILsweeper
10 13 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (0.64%) Check_MK
10 13 (0.64%) Puppet
11 10 (0.50%) Cacti
12 9 (0.45%) MIIS
12 9 (0.45%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1501 (74.38%) Microsoft
2 662 (32.80%) VMware
3 585 (28.99%) Cisco
4 350 (17.34%) Citrix
5 246 (12.19%) HP
6 162 (8.03%) Symantec
7 134 (6.64%) NetApp
8 128 (6.34%) Avaya
9 124 (6.14%) Dell
10 95 (4.71%) Mitel
10 95 (4.71%) Juniper
11 94 (4.66%) CheckPoint
12 70 (3.47%) Polycom
13 66 (3.27%) EMC
14 44 (2.18%) IBM
15 41 (2.03%) Apple
16 38 (1.88%) SolarWinds
17 37 (1.83%) Lotus
18 35 (1.73%) CommVault
19 34 (1.68%) Siemens
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