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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 270 328 377
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +49
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1116 916 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.08% 0.82% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.19% 3.90% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 913 801 578
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -8.60%
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
21492 23474 22112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.83% 20.98% 21.01%
Number of salaries quoted 17949 19498 18826
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +85 457 £50,000 +5.26% 64
South East +7 268 £45,000 +5.88% 31
Yorkshire +8 90 £40,000 -5.88% 9
East of England +42 78 £45,000 -10.00% 10
South West +25 74 £40,000 - 10
East Midlands +26 58 £28,428 -33.11% 9
North West +10 37 £44,000 +25.71% 16
West Midlands -42 29 £55,000 +15.78% 6
Midlands +10 3 £70,000 +141.37%
North East -11 2 £27,000 -10.00% 2
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1630 (73.13%) Microsoft
2 1386 (62.18%) Windows
3 1226 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 1155 (51.82%) MS Exchange
5 768 (34.45%) VMware
6 718 (32.21%) Cisco
7 630 (28.26%) MS Excel
8 627 (28.13%) SharePoint
9 624 (27.99%) ITIL
10 619 (27.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 617 (27.68%) Exchange Server 2010
12 613 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 612 (27.46%) Office 365
14 595 (26.69%) Windows Server 2012
15 532 (23.87%) VMware Infrastructure
16 497 (22.30%) Exchange Server 2013
17 489 (21.94%) SCCM
18 469 (21.04%) Citrix
19 446 (20.01%) MCSE
20 432 (19.38%) SAN
21 428 (19.20%) Firewall
22 399 (17.90%) Hyper-V
23 378 (16.96%) DNS
24 376 (16.87%) WAN
25 375 (16.82%) Unified Communications
26 359 (16.11%) LAN
27 355 (15.93%) MS Office
28 343 (15.39%) HP
29 338 (15.16%) Windows Server 2003
30 329 (14.76%) Cisco Certification

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1155 (51.82%) MS Exchange
2 627 (28.13%) SharePoint
3 617 (27.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 497 (22.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 268 (12.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 185 (8.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 179 (8.03%) IIS
8 170 (7.63%) Office Communications Server
9 146 (6.55%) SharePoint 2013
10 116 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2003
11 94 (4.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 32 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
13 29 (1.30%) IBM Notes
14 23 (1.03%) Apache
15 14 (0.63%) Tomcat
16 12 (0.54%) WorkSite
17 10 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
17 10 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
18 8 (0.36%) Moodle
19 7 (0.31%) CMS
Applications
1 630 (28.26%) MS Excel
2 355 (15.93%) MS Office
3 27 (1.21%) MS Project
4 18 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.090%) FastStats
7 2 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.090%) SPSS
7 2 (0.090%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.090%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.090%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.090%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 62 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.18%) Agresso
6 3 (0.13%) SAP CCM
6 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.090%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 612 (27.46%) Office 365
2 205 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (2.56%) IaaS
4 41 (1.84%) SaaS
5 37 (1.66%) Mimecast
6 33 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
7 28 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 26 (1.17%) Yammer
9 8 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (0.27%) PaaS
10 6 (0.27%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.13%) Sumo Logic
12 2 (0.090%) Symantec.cloud
12 2 (0.090%) SmartFocus
12 2 (0.090%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.045%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.045%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.045%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 432 (19.38%) SAN
2 428 (19.20%) Firewall
3 378 (16.96%) DNS
4 376 (16.87%) WAN
5 375 (16.82%) Unified Communications
6 359 (16.11%) LAN
7 282 (12.65%) TCP/IP
8 258 (11.57%) DHCP
9 254 (11.40%) VoIP
10 191 (8.57%) VPN
11 152 (6.82%) Internet
12 128 (5.74%) Cisco ASA
13 121 (5.43%) MPLS
14 112 (5.02%) Wireless
15 95 (4.26%) PBX
16 94 (4.22%) OSPF
17 93 (4.17%) NAS
18 92 (4.13%) BGP
19 79 (3.54%) iSCSI
20 59 (2.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 101 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 46 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (0.31%) MySQL
9 5 (0.22%) Redis
10 3 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.090%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.090%) MS Access
11 2 (0.090%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.090%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.090%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.045%) DB2
12 1 (0.045%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.18%) Bugzilla
1 4 (0.18%) Subversion
2 3 (0.13%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.090%) Redmine
3 2 (0.090%) JIRA
3 2 (0.090%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.090%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.090%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.045%) Hudson
General
1 227 (10.18%) Finance
2 132 (5.92%) Telecoms
3 61 (2.74%) Law
4 57 (2.56%) Retail
5 54 (2.42%) Back Office
6 51 (2.29%) Marketing
7 49 (2.20%) Manufacturing
8 46 (2.06%) Legal
9 42 (1.88%) Banking
10 38 (1.70%) Advertising
11 23 (1.03%) Electronics
12 13 (0.58%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.58%) Billing
13 9 (0.40%) Publishing
14 5 (0.22%) Games
15 2 (0.090%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.045%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.045%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.045%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.045%) French Language
Job Titles
1 383 (17.18%) Consultant
2 291 (13.06%) Support Engineer
3 271 (12.16%) Analyst
4 204 (9.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 160 (7.18%) Architect
6 146 (6.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 111 (4.98%) Microsoft Consultant
8 86 (3.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 85 (3.81%) Project Manager
10 79 (3.54%) Support Analyst
11 77 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 75 (3.36%) IT Support
13 71 (3.19%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 66 (2.96%) Systems Engineer
14 66 (2.96%) Network Engineer
15 65 (2.92%) 2nd Line Support
16 64 (2.87%) Technical Support
16 64 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
17 62 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
18 59 (2.65%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (2.78%) .NET
2 41 (1.84%) Application Packaging
3 36 (1.62%) XMPP
4 23 (1.03%) Web Services
5 19 (0.85%) ASP.NET
6 18 (0.81%) CGI
7 16 (0.72%) MSMQ
8 12 (0.54%) HTML
9 8 (0.36%) COM
10 6 (0.27%) SAML
10 6 (0.27%) ISPF
10 6 (0.27%) SAP Business Workflow
11 5 (0.22%) .NET Framework
11 5 (0.22%) Apache FOP
11 5 (0.22%) Middleware
12 4 (0.18%) CSS
12 4 (0.18%) SAP PI
13 3 (0.13%) XML
14 2 (0.090%) VXML
14 2 (0.090%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 159 (7.13%) Clustering
2 150 (6.73%) Blackberry
3 145 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
4 139 (6.24%) Video Conferencing
5 54 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 41 (1.84%) Replication
7 23 (1.03%) EqualLogic
8 21 (0.94%) DTV
9 20 (0.90%) Computer Science
10 18 (0.81%) CMDB
10 18 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 18 (0.81%) CLARiiON
11 17 (0.76%) GIS
12 15 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (0.67%) BYOD
13 14 (0.63%) iPad
13 14 (0.63%) iPhone
14 13 (0.58%) Private Cloud
14 13 (0.58%) Mathematics
15 12 (0.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1386 (62.18%) Windows
2 619 (27.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 595 (26.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 338 (15.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 188 (8.43%) Windows 7
6 136 (6.10%) Linux
7 133 (5.97%) Windows 8
8 95 (4.26%) Windows XP
9 67 (3.01%) UNIX
10 43 (1.93%) Android
11 38 (1.70%) Apple iOS
12 26 (1.17%) CentOS
12 26 (1.17%) Mac OS X
13 17 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
14 16 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
16 13 (0.58%) Solaris
16 13 (0.58%) Windows 2000
17 11 (0.49%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 624 (27.99%) ITIL
2 263 (11.80%) Migration
3 173 (7.76%) Project Management
4 163 (7.31%) Disaster Recovery
5 128 (5.74%) Service Delivery
5 128 (5.74%) CRM
6 123 (5.52%) Mentoring
7 110 (4.93%) Change Management
8 103 (4.62%) PRINCE2
9 93 (4.17%) Service Management
10 71 (3.19%) Business Continuity
11 66 (2.96%) Problem Management
12 59 (2.65%) Load Balancing
13 57 (2.56%) Network Design
14 55 (2.47%) High Availability
15 51 (2.29%) Mobile Device Management
16 48 (2.15%) Root Cause Analysis
17 46 (2.06%) Incident Management
18 45 (2.02%) ITSM
18 45 (2.02%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 275 (12.34%) SQL
2 227 (10.18%) PowerShell
3 30 (1.35%) VBScript
4 19 (0.85%) C#
5 15 (0.67%) C
6 12 (0.54%) VB
7 8 (0.36%) Python
8 5 (0.22%) Shell Script
8 5 (0.22%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.22%) C++
9 4 (0.18%) Java
9 4 (0.18%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.18%) R
9 4 (0.18%) Ruby
10 3 (0.13%) VBA
10 3 (0.13%) Perl
11 1 (0.045%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.045%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 613 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 446 (20.01%) MCSE
3 329 (14.76%) Cisco Certification
4 239 (10.72%) MCITP
5 194 (8.70%) CCNA
6 191 (8.57%) CCNP
7 184 (8.25%) Security Cleared
8 182 (8.17%) MCSA
9 179 (8.03%) SC Cleared
10 167 (7.49%) Degree
11 144 (6.46%) MCTS
12 136 (6.10%) MCP
13 111 (4.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 69 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
15 54 (2.42%) CCA
15 54 (2.42%) Citrix Certification
16 37 (1.66%) CCDP
16 37 (1.66%) CCEE
17 35 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 21 (0.94%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (9.33%) SLA
2 24 (1.08%) ISO 9001
3 21 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.31%) QA
5 6 (0.27%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.090%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1226 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 532 (23.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 399 (17.90%) Hyper-V
4 217 (9.74%) vSphere
5 185 (8.30%) XenApp
6 131 (5.88%) XenDesktop
7 126 (5.65%) VMware ESXi
8 72 (3.23%) VMware ESX
9 53 (2.38%) XenServer
10 37 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
11 34 (1.53%) Forefront TMG
12 31 (1.39%) ISA Server
13 27 (1.21%) Terminal Services
14 26 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 24 (1.08%) UAG
16 22 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 16 (0.72%) VMware Server
18 15 (0.67%) Xen
19 11 (0.49%) vCloud
20 9 (0.40%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 489 (21.94%) SCCM
2 299 (13.41%) SCOM
3 63 (2.83%) Backup Exec
4 59 (2.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 53 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
6 51 (2.29%) AirWatch
7 49 (2.20%) NetBackup
8 45 (2.02%) WSUS
9 42 (1.88%) SCVMM
10 34 (1.53%) Windows Intune
11 31 (1.39%) FortiGate
12 30 (1.35%) Nagios
13 27 (1.21%) Opsview
14 23 (1.03%) vMotion
14 23 (1.03%) ARCserve
15 21 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
16 16 (0.72%) SCDPM
16 16 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 15 (0.67%) SCSM
18 13 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1630 (73.13%) Microsoft
2 768 (34.45%) VMware
3 718 (32.21%) Cisco
4 469 (21.04%) Citrix
5 343 (15.39%) HP
6 222 (9.96%) Dell
7 193 (8.66%) Avaya
8 183 (8.21%) EMC
9 160 (7.18%) Symantec
10 103 (4.62%) NetApp
11 100 (4.49%) CheckPoint
12 99 (4.44%) Juniper
12 99 (4.44%) Veeam
13 98 (4.40%) Mitel
14 82 (3.68%) IBM
15 77 (3.45%) Polycom
16 75 (3.36%) F5
17 54 (2.42%) 3PAR
18 52 (2.33%) LANDesk
18 52 (2.33%) CommVault
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Atech Support
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + on call + certifications
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Stott and May
Salary: £60k-£70k + 20% bonus + car
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston, Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Shift Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago