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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 277 349 398
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +49
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1061 754 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.01% 0.74% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.73% 3.49% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 930 649 536
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 £28,000 £29,150 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
22450 21608 22538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.37% 21.13% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 19145 17923 19774
Average salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +103 482 £50,000 -4.76% 57
South East +15 214 £42,500 -10.52% 31
South West +38 81 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Yorkshire -17 67 £35,000 -17.64% 4
East of England -5 56 £42,500 - 7
West Midlands -4 47 £45,000 -5.26% 6
East Midlands +31 45 £35,000 -30.00% 5
North West -20 37 £32,500 -16.93% 7
North East +4 19 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1504 (75.69%) Microsoft
2 1246 (62.71%) Windows
3 1089 (54.81%) Active Directory
4 1060 (53.35%) MS Exchange
5 668 (33.62%) VMware
6 664 (33.42%) SharePoint
7 640 (32.21%) Cisco
8 597 (30.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 590 (29.69%) MS Excel
10 586 (29.49%) Exchange Server 2010
11 507 (25.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 504 (25.36%) ITIL
13 469 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
14 441 (22.19%) Windows Server 2012
15 440 (22.14%) Office 365
16 420 (21.14%) Citrix
17 418 (21.04%) MCSE
18 395 (19.88%) Exchange Server 2013
19 372 (18.72%) DNS
20 359 (18.07%) Firewall
21 354 (17.82%) MS Office
22 341 (17.16%) Hyper-V
23 339 (17.06%) SAN
24 334 (16.81%) SCCM
25 289 (14.54%) Unified Communications
26 279 (14.04%) LAN
27 278 (13.99%) Windows Server 2003
28 272 (13.69%) MCITP
29 271 (13.64%) WAN
30 268 (13.49%) HP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1060 (53.35%) MS Exchange
2 664 (33.42%) SharePoint
3 586 (29.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 395 (19.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 240 (12.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 149 (7.50%) IIS
7 143 (7.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 125 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 114 (5.74%) Office Communications Server
10 108 (5.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 91 (4.58%) SharePoint 2010
12 48 (2.42%) Apache
13 44 (2.21%) SharePoint Server
14 33 (1.66%) Tomcat
14 33 (1.66%) Lotus Domino
15 25 (1.26%) IBM Notes
16 15 (0.75%) Moodle
17 13 (0.65%) nginx
17 13 (0.65%) Jetty
18 9 (0.45%) WorkSite
Applications
1 590 (29.69%) MS Excel
2 354 (17.82%) MS Office
3 40 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (1.11%) MS Project
5 14 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.50%) Adobe Captivate
7 5 (0.25%) FastStats
7 5 (0.25%) SPSS
8 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.10%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.050%) InDesign
10 1 (0.050%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.050%) Revit
Business Applications
1 73 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.50%) Agresso
3 8 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.20%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 2 (0.10%) Tridion
10 1 (0.050%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 440 (22.14%) Office 365
2 119 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (2.16%) IaaS
4 24 (1.21%) SaaS
5 16 (0.81%) PaaS
6 14 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.25%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.050%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.050%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.050%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.050%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 372 (18.72%) DNS
2 359 (18.07%) Firewall
3 339 (17.06%) SAN
4 289 (14.54%) Unified Communications
5 279 (14.04%) LAN
6 271 (13.64%) WAN
7 229 (11.52%) DHCP
7 229 (11.52%) TCP/IP
8 215 (10.82%) VoIP
9 189 (9.51%) VPN
10 143 (7.20%) Internet
11 128 (6.44%) Wireless
12 93 (4.68%) MPLS
13 88 (4.43%) NAS
14 83 (4.18%) Cisco ASA
15 73 (3.67%) PBX
16 72 (3.62%) BGP
17 71 (3.57%) OSPF
18 61 (3.07%) WLAN
19 54 (2.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 73 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 29 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (1.11%) MySQL
6 16 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
7 13 (0.65%) Hadoop
8 12 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.30%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.20%) DTS
11 4 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.15%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.15%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.10%) EDMS
13 2 (0.10%) MS Access
14 1 (0.050%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.050%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.050%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (0.35%) AdminStudio
3 4 (0.20%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.15%) JIRA
5 2 (0.10%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.10%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.10%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.050%) MSI
6 1 (0.050%) Bugzilla
General
1 171 (8.61%) Finance
2 119 (5.99%) Telecoms
3 47 (2.37%) Law
4 43 (2.16%) Marketing
5 40 (2.01%) Legal
6 39 (1.96%) Back Office
7 28 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 28 (1.41%) Publishing
7 28 (1.41%) Retail
8 26 (1.31%) Banking
9 24 (1.21%) Advertising
10 16 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.45%) Electronics
13 8 (0.40%) Games
14 5 (0.25%) Billing
15 3 (0.15%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.15%) Automotive
16 1 (0.050%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 344 (17.31%) Consultant
2 260 (13.09%) Analyst
3 228 (11.47%) Support Engineer
4 158 (7.95%) Architect
5 139 (7.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 125 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 96 (4.83%) Microsoft Consultant
8 90 (4.53%) Support Analyst
9 75 (3.77%) Team Leader
9 75 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 72 (3.62%) Messaging Engineer
11 70 (3.52%) Project Manager
12 67 (3.37%) Administrator
13 66 (3.32%) IT Support
14 62 (3.12%) Network Engineer
15 58 (2.92%) Infrastructure Consultant
16 57 (2.87%) Exchange Engineer
17 55 (2.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 53 (2.67%) Service Analyst
18 53 (2.67%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (2.06%) XMPP
2 38 (1.91%) .NET
3 37 (1.86%) Application Packaging
4 16 (0.81%) HTML
5 13 (0.65%) Web Services
6 12 (0.60%) CSS
7 11 (0.55%) ASP.NET
8 9 (0.45%) COM
8 9 (0.45%) XML
8 9 (0.45%) MSMQ
9 8 (0.40%) Middleware
10 7 (0.35%) Software Packaging
11 6 (0.30%) jQuery
12 5 (0.25%) X-Windows
12 5 (0.25%) CGI
13 4 (0.20%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.20%) SAP Business Workflow
14 3 (0.15%) WCF
14 3 (0.15%) Silverlight
15 2 (0.10%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 205 (10.32%) Blackberry
2 156 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
3 118 (5.94%) Video Conferencing
4 85 (4.28%) Clustering
5 42 (2.11%) Replication
6 34 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 25 (1.26%) Fat Client
7 25 (1.26%) Thin Client
8 24 (1.21%) Computer Science
9 21 (1.06%) Statistics
9 21 (1.06%) Mathematics
10 19 (0.96%) CMDB
11 15 (0.75%) E-Learning
12 14 (0.70%) iPhone
13 13 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
14 12 (0.60%) Hedge funds
14 12 (0.60%) EqualLogic
15 11 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (0.55%) iPad
15 11 (0.55%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1246 (62.71%) Windows
2 507 (25.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 441 (22.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 278 (13.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 267 (13.44%) Windows 7
6 154 (7.75%) Linux
7 129 (6.49%) Windows 8
8 106 (5.33%) Windows XP
9 61 (3.07%) UNIX
10 32 (1.61%) Android
11 30 (1.51%) Mac OS X
12 24 (1.21%) CentOS
13 22 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
14 21 (1.06%) Apple iOS
15 20 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (0.75%) Solaris
17 13 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
18 10 (0.50%) Ubuntu
18 10 (0.50%) AIX
19 9 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (25.36%) ITIL
2 193 (9.71%) Migration
3 187 (9.41%) Project Management
4 114 (5.74%) CRM
5 110 (5.54%) Service Delivery
6 99 (4.98%) Mentoring
7 94 (4.73%) Change Management
8 85 (4.28%) Service Management
9 75 (3.77%) PRINCE2
10 72 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 55 (2.77%) Kalman Filter
12 52 (2.62%) Coaching
13 51 (2.57%) Root Cause Analysis
14 48 (2.42%) Performance Tuning
15 44 (2.21%) Continuous Improvement
16 43 (2.16%) Change Control
16 43 (2.16%) Capacity Planning
17 42 (2.11%) Problem Management
18 41 (2.06%) Agile Software Development
19 37 (1.86%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 235 (11.83%) SQL
2 181 (9.11%) PowerShell
3 22 (1.11%) VBScript
4 18 (0.91%) Java
5 17 (0.86%) C
6 16 (0.81%) T-SQL
7 14 (0.70%) Python
8 13 (0.65%) VB
8 13 (0.65%) Ruby
8 13 (0.65%) Perl
9 11 (0.55%) C#
9 11 (0.55%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.25%) C++
10 5 (0.25%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.20%) R
12 3 (0.15%) PHP
13 2 (0.10%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.050%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.050%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 597 (30.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 418 (21.04%) MCSE
3 272 (13.69%) MCITP
4 265 (13.34%) Cisco Certification
5 193 (9.71%) MCSA
6 184 (9.26%) CCNA
7 149 (7.50%) Degree
8 147 (7.40%) MCTS
9 144 (7.25%) Security Cleared
10 136 (6.84%) CCNP
11 121 (6.09%) SC Cleared
12 115 (5.79%) MCP
13 98 (4.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 56 (2.82%) CCA
14 56 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
15 44 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
16 42 (2.11%) CCEE
17 30 (1.51%) CCVP
18 29 (1.46%) CCEA
19 26 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (8.51%) SLA
2 34 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (0.86%) QA
4 9 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.10%) BS7799
7 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.050%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1089 (54.81%) Active Directory
2 469 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 341 (17.16%) Hyper-V
4 197 (9.91%) vSphere
5 149 (7.50%) XenApp
6 102 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
7 99 (4.98%) XenDesktop
8 68 (3.42%) VMware ESX
9 54 (2.72%) UAG
10 37 (1.86%) Forefront TMG
10 37 (1.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 34 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
12 28 (1.41%) Terminal Services
13 27 (1.36%) XenServer
14 19 (0.96%) ISA Server
15 18 (0.91%) Firmware
15 18 (0.91%) VMware Server
16 12 (0.60%) KVM
17 9 (0.45%) vCloud
18 7 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 334 (16.81%) SCCM
2 225 (11.32%) SCOM
3 62 (3.12%) Cisco CUCM
4 60 (3.02%) Backup Exec
5 48 (2.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 44 (2.21%) WSUS
7 36 (1.81%) NetBackup
8 32 (1.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 30 (1.51%) SCDPM
10 29 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
11 25 (1.26%) Nagios
12 22 (1.11%) FortiGate
13 20 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
13 20 (1.01%) SCVMM
14 15 (0.75%) Windows Intune
14 15 (0.75%) Zenoss
15 13 (0.65%) Puppet
15 13 (0.65%) MIIS
15 13 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (0.65%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 1504 (75.69%) Microsoft
2 668 (33.62%) VMware
3 640 (32.21%) Cisco
4 420 (21.14%) Citrix
5 268 (13.49%) HP
6 156 (7.85%) Dell
7 152 (7.65%) EMC
8 144 (7.25%) Symantec
9 133 (6.69%) Avaya
10 107 (5.39%) Juniper
11 100 (5.03%) NetApp
11 100 (5.03%) CheckPoint
12 89 (4.48%) Polycom
13 74 (3.72%) Mitel
14 68 (3.42%) Apple
15 67 (3.37%) IBM
16 64 (3.22%) F5
17 53 (2.67%) Veeam
18 43 (2.16%) AppSense
19 41 (2.06%) Lotus
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
City of York Council
Salary: From £32,943 to £38,358 per annum (Grade 10 Level 1-4)
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £23,684.84 to £27,220.42 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Training
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rolls Royce
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + DOE, NEG, Corporate
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits+training opportunities
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + oncall allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, County Down
Avanade UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago