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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 299 387 457
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +70
Permanent jobs citing Lync 974 625 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.91% 0.62% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.33% 2.98% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 838 523 409
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 £25,150 £31,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £76,800 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
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
22473 20996 21636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.06% 20.88% 20.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18750 17914 18783
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
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 £39,000 £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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +121 461 £50,000 -9.09% 50
South East +7 206 £40,000 -20.00% 25
South West +41 78 £37,500 -31.81% 16
Yorkshire +5 62 £42,000 -16.00% 6
East of England -7 54 £45,000 +2.85% 5
North West -2 53 £32,500 +8.33% 18
West Midlands -17 41 £37,500 -25.00% 7
East Midlands -7 18 £40,000 -20.00% 2
North East -27 1 - - 2
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 1447 (73.01%) Microsoft
2 1181 (59.59%) Windows
3 1075 (54.24%) MS Exchange
4 991 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 679 (34.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 655 (33.05%) VMware
7 637 (32.14%) SharePoint
8 611 (30.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 582 (29.36%) Cisco
10 567 (28.61%) MS Excel
11 472 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 451 (22.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 427 (21.54%) Exchange Server 2013
13 427 (21.54%) MCSE
14 415 (20.94%) ITIL
14 415 (20.94%) Office 365
15 414 (20.89%) DNS
16 388 (19.58%) Windows Server 2012
17 373 (18.82%) Hyper-V
18 361 (18.21%) Unified Communications
18 361 (18.21%) Citrix
19 348 (17.56%) Firewall
20 324 (16.35%) MS Office
21 322 (16.25%) SAN
22 303 (15.29%) SCCM
23 297 (14.98%) MCITP
24 265 (13.37%) DHCP
25 262 (13.22%) Blackberry
26 255 (12.87%) Windows 7
27 254 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 1075 (54.24%) MS Exchange
2 679 (34.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 637 (32.14%) SharePoint
4 427 (21.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 254 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 165 (8.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 149 (7.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 128 (6.46%) Office Communications Server
9 123 (6.21%) IIS
10 80 (4.04%) SharePoint 2010
11 76 (3.83%) SharePoint 2013
12 55 (2.77%) SharePoint Server
13 44 (2.22%) Apache
14 37 (1.87%) Lotus Domino
15 27 (1.36%) Tomcat
15 27 (1.36%) IBM Notes
16 13 (0.66%) nginx
16 13 (0.66%) Jetty
17 12 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2000
18 10 (0.50%) Moodle
Applications
1 567 (28.61%) MS Excel
2 324 (16.35%) MS Office
3 46 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (1.06%) MS Project
5 15 (0.76%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.50%) Adobe Captivate
7 5 (0.25%) FastStats
7 5 (0.25%) SPSS
8 3 (0.15%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.050%) InDesign
10 1 (0.050%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.050%) Revit
Business Applications
1 73 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.30%) Agresso
2 6 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.10%) Tridion
6 2 (0.10%) Summit
6 2 (0.10%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.050%) Magento
7 1 (0.050%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 415 (20.94%) Office 365
2 87 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (1.77%) IaaS
4 22 (1.11%) PaaS
5 21 (1.06%) SaaS
6 20 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.20%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.050%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.050%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.050%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 414 (20.89%) DNS
2 361 (18.21%) Unified Communications
3 348 (17.56%) Firewall
4 322 (16.25%) SAN
5 265 (13.37%) DHCP
6 234 (11.81%) LAN
7 228 (11.50%) TCP/IP
8 223 (11.25%) VPN
9 220 (11.10%) WAN
10 194 (9.79%) VoIP
11 112 (5.65%) MPLS
12 109 (5.50%) Wireless
13 102 (5.15%) Internet
14 94 (4.74%) PBX
15 89 (4.49%) Cisco ASA
16 87 (4.39%) NAS
17 68 (3.43%) SSL
18 62 (3.13%) BGP
19 60 (3.03%) OSPF
20 55 (2.77%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 54 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (1.16%) MySQL
4 23 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (0.66%) Hadoop
6 13 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
7 10 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.35%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.35%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (0.30%) DTS
10 4 (0.20%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.10%) OLAP
12 2 (0.10%) EDMS
13 1 (0.050%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (0.40%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.35%) AdminStudio
4 5 (0.25%) Rational Rose
5 4 (0.20%) MSI
6 2 (0.10%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.10%) JIRA
General
1 203 (10.24%) Finance
2 106 (5.35%) Telecoms
3 62 (3.13%) Law
4 55 (2.77%) Legal
5 43 (2.17%) Marketing
6 40 (2.02%) Retail
7 34 (1.72%) Advertising
8 31 (1.56%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.41%) Banking
10 27 (1.36%) Back Office
11 25 (1.26%) Publishing
12 20 (1.01%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.35%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.30%) Games
16 5 (0.25%) Billing
16 5 (0.25%) Electronics
17 3 (0.15%) Automotive
18 1 (0.050%) Aerospace
18 1 (0.050%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 332 (16.75%) Consultant
2 242 (12.21%) Analyst
3 204 (10.29%) Support Engineer
4 164 (8.27%) Architect
5 148 (7.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 112 (5.65%) Microsoft Consultant
7 104 (5.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 91 (4.59%) Messaging Engineer
9 90 (4.54%) Administrator
10 82 (4.14%) Support Analyst
11 73 (3.68%) Exchange Engineer
12 69 (3.48%) Team Leader
13 61 (3.08%) IT Support
14 59 (2.98%) Network Engineer
15 58 (2.93%) Infrastructure Manager
16 56 (2.83%) Project Manager
17 54 (2.72%) Technical Consultant
17 54 (2.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 52 (2.62%) Project Engineer
19 50 (2.52%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (1.77%) XMPP
2 34 (1.72%) .NET
3 24 (1.21%) Application Packaging
4 20 (1.01%) Web Services
5 17 (0.86%) XML
5 17 (0.86%) HTML
6 14 (0.71%) COM
7 13 (0.66%) CSS
8 11 (0.55%) ASP.NET
8 11 (0.55%) jQuery
9 9 (0.45%) Software Packaging
10 8 (0.40%) WCF
10 8 (0.40%) Middleware
11 5 (0.25%) X-Windows
11 5 (0.25%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.20%) Ember.js
12 4 (0.20%) RESTful
12 4 (0.20%) Silverlight
12 4 (0.20%) SOAP
13 3 (0.15%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 262 (13.22%) Blackberry
2 141 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
4 84 (4.24%) Clustering
5 32 (1.61%) Replication
6 29 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 26 (1.31%) Thin Client
7 26 (1.31%) Fat Client
8 25 (1.26%) Statistics
9 24 (1.21%) PKI
10 21 (1.06%) Mathematics
11 20 (1.01%) CMDB
12 17 (0.86%) E-Learning
12 17 (0.86%) Performance Metrics
13 16 (0.81%) iPhone
13 16 (0.81%) Computer Science
14 15 (0.76%) Hedge funds
15 13 (0.66%) iPad
16 11 (0.55%) EqualLogic
16 11 (0.55%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1181 (59.59%) Windows
2 472 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 388 (19.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 255 (12.87%) Windows 7
5 239 (12.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 142 (7.16%) Linux
7 110 (5.55%) Windows XP
8 95 (4.79%) Windows 8
9 38 (1.92%) UNIX
10 33 (1.66%) Android
11 30 (1.51%) Windows Mobile
12 29 (1.46%) Apple iOS
13 20 (1.01%) Mac OS X
14 17 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (0.76%) Windows Vista
16 14 (0.71%) AIX
17 13 (0.66%) Windows 2000
18 12 (0.61%) CentOS
18 12 (0.61%) Windows Phone
19 11 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (20.94%) ITIL
2 187 (9.43%) Migration
3 170 (8.58%) Project Management
4 118 (5.95%) Change Management
5 101 (5.10%) CRM
6 95 (4.79%) Mentoring
7 92 (4.64%) Load Balancing
8 88 (4.44%) Service Delivery
9 82 (4.14%) PRINCE2
10 72 (3.63%) Service Management
11 66 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 56 (2.83%) Performance Tuning
13 55 (2.77%) Agile Software Development
14 52 (2.62%) Incident Management
15 47 (2.37%) Identity Management
16 46 (2.32%) Capacity Planning
16 46 (2.32%) Mobile Device Management
17 45 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
18 43 (2.17%) Coaching
18 43 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 234 (11.81%) SQL
2 177 (8.93%) PowerShell
3 30 (1.51%) VB
4 25 (1.26%) VBScript
5 24 (1.21%) T-SQL
6 21 (1.06%) Java
7 17 (0.86%) JavaScript
7 17 (0.86%) C
8 15 (0.76%) C#
8 15 (0.76%) Perl
8 15 (0.76%) Python
9 13 (0.66%) Ruby
10 8 (0.40%) PHP
11 4 (0.20%) Delphi
12 3 (0.15%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.10%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.10%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.10%) R
13 2 (0.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 611 (30.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 427 (21.54%) MCSE
3 297 (14.98%) MCITP
4 237 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
5 172 (8.68%) MCSA
6 165 (8.32%) Degree
7 160 (8.07%) CCNA
8 142 (7.16%) Security Cleared
9 141 (7.11%) MCTS
10 132 (6.66%) CCNP
11 113 (5.70%) SC Cleared
12 93 (4.69%) MCP
13 79 (3.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 40 (2.02%) CCA
14 40 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
15 36 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
16 26 (1.31%) CCEE
17 25 (1.26%) CCVP
18 24 (1.21%) CCIE
19 22 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (7.62%) SLA
2 33 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.26%) QA
4 7 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.10%) BS7799
7 1 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.050%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 991 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 451 (22.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 373 (18.82%) Hyper-V
4 180 (9.08%) vSphere
5 117 (5.90%) XenApp
6 98 (4.94%) UAG
7 83 (4.19%) XenDesktop
8 78 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
8 78 (3.94%) VMware ESX
9 44 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
10 32 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 31 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
12 30 (1.51%) XenServer
13 28 (1.41%) Terminal Services
14 19 (0.96%) ISA Server
15 16 (0.81%) Firmware
16 15 (0.76%) VMware Server
17 12 (0.61%) KVM
18 9 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
18 9 (0.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 303 (15.29%) SCCM
2 185 (9.33%) SCOM
3 55 (2.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 53 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 51 (2.57%) WSUS
6 50 (2.52%) Backup Exec
7 46 (2.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 42 (2.12%) SCDPM
9 35 (1.77%) NetBackup
9 35 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
10 33 (1.66%) SCVMM
11 19 (0.96%) Nagios
12 16 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
13 15 (0.76%) Zenoss
14 13 (0.66%) Puppet
14 13 (0.66%) MIIS
14 13 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (0.66%) Check_MK
15 11 (0.55%) FortiGate
15 11 (0.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1447 (73.01%) Microsoft
2 655 (33.05%) VMware
3 582 (29.36%) Cisco
4 361 (18.21%) Citrix
5 245 (12.36%) HP
6 145 (7.32%) Symantec
7 125 (6.31%) Dell
8 121 (6.10%) Avaya
9 101 (5.10%) NetApp
10 99 (4.99%) Juniper
11 92 (4.64%) EMC
11 92 (4.64%) Polycom
12 83 (4.19%) CheckPoint
13 81 (4.09%) Mitel
14 48 (2.42%) Apple
15 46 (2.32%) Lotus
15 46 (2.32%) IBM
16 40 (2.02%) Veeam
17 38 (1.92%) F5
18 34 (1.72%) AppSense
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 52 minutes ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - pension,overtime,bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £36500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Pension + 25 days
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 per annum + + Car, Pension, Health + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £605000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago