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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 249 336 406
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +70
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1137 778 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.17% 0.80% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.48% 3.77% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 676 528
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 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +9.19%
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
20766 20634 21676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.37% 21.23% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 17795 17060 18871
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 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +67 484 £49,000 -6.66% 66
South East +10 260 £42,500 -10.52% 47
South West +16 73 £40,000 -20.00% 12
Yorkshire +2 70 £37,000 -17.77% 14
East Midlands +36 62 £30,000 -36.84% 8
East of England +22 61 £47,500 +5.55% 5
North West -15 39 £35,000 -30.00% 15
North East +26 35 £32,500 -18.75% 1
West Midlands -3 34 £50,000 +17.64% 8
Midlands -9 1 £35,000 -41.66%
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1599 (75.78%) Microsoft
2 1324 (62.75%) Windows
3 1177 (55.78%) Active Directory
4 1133 (53.70%) MS Exchange
5 693 (32.84%) VMware
6 679 (32.18%) SharePoint
7 674 (31.94%) Cisco
8 636 (30.14%) MS Excel
9 634 (30.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 608 (28.82%) Exchange Server 2010
11 575 (27.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 555 (26.30%) ITIL
13 516 (24.45%) Office 365
14 502 (23.79%) Windows Server 2012
15 489 (23.18%) VMware Infrastructure
16 454 (21.52%) MCSE
16 454 (21.52%) Citrix
17 439 (20.81%) Exchange Server 2013
18 396 (18.77%) Firewall
19 388 (18.39%) SCCM
20 377 (17.87%) MS Office
21 374 (17.73%) DNS
22 360 (17.06%) Hyper-V
23 354 (16.78%) SAN
24 326 (15.45%) Windows Server 2003
25 312 (14.79%) Unified Communications
26 298 (14.12%) Cisco Certification
27 295 (13.98%) WAN
28 291 (13.79%) HP
29 284 (13.46%) LAN

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1133 (53.70%) MS Exchange
2 679 (32.18%) SharePoint
3 608 (28.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 439 (20.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 248 (11.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 168 (7.96%) IIS
7 161 (7.63%) Office Communications Server
8 154 (7.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 130 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 130 (6.16%) SharePoint 2013
10 98 (4.64%) SharePoint 2010
11 44 (2.09%) SharePoint Server
11 44 (2.09%) Apache
12 29 (1.37%) Tomcat
12 29 (1.37%) Lotus Domino
13 28 (1.33%) IBM Notes
14 15 (0.71%) Moodle
15 10 (0.47%) WorkSite
15 10 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 636 (30.14%) MS Excel
2 377 (17.87%) MS Office
3 37 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (1.33%) MS Project
5 17 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.43%) Adobe Captivate
7 5 (0.24%) FastStats
7 5 (0.24%) SPSS
8 2 (0.095%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.095%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.095%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.047%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.047%) Revit
Business Applications
1 72 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.47%) Agresso
3 10 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.19%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 2 (0.095%) Tridion
9 1 (0.047%) SAP CCM
9 1 (0.047%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.047%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 516 (24.45%) Office 365
2 171 (8.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (2.94%) IaaS
4 32 (1.52%) Yammer
5 26 (1.23%) SaaS
6 23 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.57%) PaaS
8 4 (0.19%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.14%) Sumo Logic
10 2 (0.095%) Amazon AWS
11 1 (0.047%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 396 (18.77%) Firewall
2 374 (17.73%) DNS
3 354 (16.78%) SAN
4 312 (14.79%) Unified Communications
5 295 (13.98%) WAN
6 284 (13.46%) LAN
7 237 (11.23%) DHCP
8 234 (11.09%) TCP/IP
9 219 (10.38%) VoIP
10 195 (9.24%) VPN
11 154 (7.30%) Internet
12 143 (6.78%) Wireless
13 103 (4.88%) MPLS
14 93 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
15 84 (3.98%) NAS
16 83 (3.93%) OSPF
17 81 (3.84%) BGP
18 68 (3.22%) PBX
19 60 (2.84%) WLAN
20 58 (2.75%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 89 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 41 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
6 17 (0.81%) MySQL
7 8 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (0.38%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.095%) EDMS
10 2 (0.095%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (0.28%) AdminStudio
2 3 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.095%) JIRA
3 2 (0.095%) LabVIEW
3 2 (0.095%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.095%) Rational Rose
3 2 (0.095%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.047%) Bugzilla
General
1 176 (8.34%) Finance
2 131 (6.21%) Telecoms
3 55 (2.61%) Law
4 50 (2.37%) Marketing
5 45 (2.13%) Back Office
6 36 (1.71%) Legal
7 33 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 31 (1.47%) Retail
9 28 (1.33%) Banking
10 22 (1.04%) Advertising
11 21 (1.00%) Publishing
12 19 (0.90%) Electronics
13 10 (0.47%) Games
14 8 (0.38%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.28%) Billing
17 2 (0.095%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.095%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.095%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 395 (18.72%) Consultant
2 279 (13.22%) Analyst
3 253 (11.99%) Support Engineer
4 166 (7.87%) Architect
5 153 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 143 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 106 (5.02%) Microsoft Consultant
8 95 (4.50%) Project Manager
9 91 (4.31%) Support Analyst
10 78 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 69 (3.27%) Team Leader
12 68 (3.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 67 (3.18%) Messaging Engineer
14 65 (3.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 65 (3.08%) Network Engineer
15 64 (3.03%) IT Support
16 63 (2.99%) Service Analyst
17 62 (2.94%) Service Desk Analyst
18 59 (2.80%) Technical Support
18 59 (2.80%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (2.32%) .NET
2 45 (2.13%) Application Packaging
3 41 (1.94%) XMPP
4 16 (0.76%) ASP.NET
5 15 (0.71%) Web Services
6 14 (0.66%) HTML
7 13 (0.62%) MSMQ
8 9 (0.43%) CSS
9 7 (0.33%) COM
10 6 (0.28%) XML
10 6 (0.28%) Software Packaging
10 6 (0.28%) jQuery
11 5 (0.24%) CGI
11 5 (0.24%) X-Windows
12 4 (0.19%) SAML
12 4 (0.19%) Middleware
12 4 (0.19%) SAP Business Workflow
12 4 (0.19%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.14%) WCF
14 2 (0.095%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 188 (8.91%) Blackberry
2 147 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 120 (5.69%) Video Conferencing
4 101 (4.79%) Clustering
5 54 (2.56%) Replication
6 35 (1.66%) Management Information System
7 22 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 22 (1.04%) CMDB
8 20 (0.95%) Fat Client
8 20 (0.95%) Thin Client
9 19 (0.90%) Mathematics
10 18 (0.85%) Statistics
11 16 (0.76%) DTV
12 13 (0.62%) VLE
12 13 (0.62%) Performance Metrics
13 12 (0.57%) iPhone
13 12 (0.57%) EqualLogic
14 11 (0.52%) Hedge funds
14 11 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.47%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1324 (62.75%) Windows
2 575 (27.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 502 (23.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 326 (15.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 250 (11.85%) Windows 7
6 143 (6.78%) Linux
7 140 (6.64%) Windows 8
8 110 (5.21%) Windows XP
9 68 (3.22%) UNIX
10 29 (1.37%) Mac OS X
11 28 (1.33%) Android
11 28 (1.33%) CentOS
12 21 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
14 18 (0.85%) Solaris
15 17 (0.81%) Apple iOS
16 11 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
17 8 (0.38%) Windows 2000
18 7 (0.33%) Ubuntu
19 6 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 555 (26.30%) ITIL
2 222 (10.52%) Migration
3 191 (9.05%) Project Management
4 123 (5.83%) CRM
5 122 (5.78%) Service Delivery
6 112 (5.31%) Mentoring
7 111 (5.26%) Change Management
8 88 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 87 (4.12%) PRINCE2
10 83 (3.93%) Service Management
11 51 (2.42%) Root Cause Analysis
12 47 (2.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 46 (2.18%) Change Control
14 45 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
15 44 (2.09%) Coaching
16 43 (2.04%) Problem Management
17 42 (1.99%) Network Design
18 41 (1.94%) Capacity Planning
19 40 (1.90%) Mobile Device Management
19 40 (1.90%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 262 (12.42%) SQL
2 220 (10.43%) PowerShell
3 22 (1.04%) VBScript
4 14 (0.66%) C#
4 14 (0.66%) Java
5 13 (0.62%) Python
6 12 (0.57%) C
6 12 (0.57%) VB
6 12 (0.57%) T-SQL
7 11 (0.52%) JavaScript
7 11 (0.52%) Ruby
8 8 (0.38%) Perl
9 6 (0.28%) C++
9 6 (0.28%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.19%) R
11 3 (0.14%) PHP
12 2 (0.095%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.095%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.047%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.047%) VBA
Qualifications
1 634 (30.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 454 (21.52%) MCSE
3 298 (14.12%) Cisco Certification
4 271 (12.84%) MCITP
5 202 (9.57%) CCNA
6 198 (9.38%) MCSA
7 172 (8.15%) Security Cleared
8 158 (7.49%) SC Cleared
9 152 (7.20%) MCTS
10 151 (7.16%) CCNP
11 137 (6.49%) Degree
12 130 (6.16%) MCP
13 107 (5.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 64 (3.03%) CCA
14 64 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
15 52 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
16 47 (2.23%) CCEE
17 32 (1.52%) CCVP
18 29 (1.37%) CCEA
19 24 (1.14%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (9.15%) SLA
2 24 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (0.66%) QA
4 11 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.047%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1177 (55.78%) Active Directory
2 489 (23.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 360 (17.06%) Hyper-V
4 214 (10.14%) vSphere
5 154 (7.30%) XenApp
6 117 (5.55%) VMware ESXi
7 111 (5.26%) XenDesktop
8 72 (3.41%) VMware ESX
9 46 (2.18%) UAG
10 38 (1.80%) Forefront TMG
11 35 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
11 35 (1.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 33 (1.56%) XenServer
13 25 (1.18%) Terminal Services
14 22 (1.04%) VMware Server
15 21 (1.00%) ISA Server
16 15 (0.71%) Firmware
17 10 (0.47%) vCloud
18 9 (0.43%) NFS
18 9 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 388 (18.39%) SCCM
2 270 (12.80%) SCOM
3 70 (3.32%) Backup Exec
4 63 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
5 50 (2.37%) WSUS
6 49 (2.32%) NetBackup
7 43 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 33 (1.56%) SCVMM
9 32 (1.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 30 (1.42%) SCDPM
10 30 (1.42%) Nagios
10 30 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
11 25 (1.18%) Windows Intune
12 24 (1.14%) FortiGate
13 21 (1.00%) Opsview
14 19 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
15 16 (0.76%) ARCserve
16 13 (0.62%) MIIS
17 12 (0.57%) SCOrch
18 11 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1599 (75.78%) Microsoft
2 693 (32.84%) VMware
3 674 (31.94%) Cisco
4 454 (21.52%) Citrix
5 291 (13.79%) HP
6 181 (8.58%) EMC
7 175 (8.29%) Dell
8 153 (7.25%) Symantec
9 152 (7.20%) Avaya
10 112 (5.31%) CheckPoint
11 111 (5.26%) NetApp
12 108 (5.12%) Juniper
13 84 (3.98%) Polycom
14 73 (3.46%) Mitel
15 71 (3.36%) IBM
15 71 (3.36%) F5
16 69 (3.27%) Veeam
17 63 (2.99%) Apple
18 49 (2.32%) LANDesk
18 49 (2.32%) Remedy
Manchester, Lancashire
FieldFisher
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: £70k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension, Life
Posted: 19 hours ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Up to £50k + £5k Car Allow
Posted: 19 hours ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £50,000 + £5k Car + Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
NAK Consulting
Salary: DOE + Bonus (10%) + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £75k & Bonus, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 40-55k base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow + Medical + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car or All, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South East
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow + Medical + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday