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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 285 388 503
Rank change year-on-year
+103 +115
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1027 612 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.94% 0.61% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.48% 3.04% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 872 483 366
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 £27,995 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-11.50% +23.45%
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
22903 20155 22873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.94% 20.09% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 18893 17187 19699
Average salary £45,000 £43,207 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.15% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £64,000
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +98 432 £50,000 -5.21% 41
South East +17 234 £45,000 -18.18% 46
Yorkshire +31 100 £42,000 +1.81% 4
North West +27 74 £37,000 -17.77% 13
South West +6 63 £35,000 -36.36% 12
East of England +9 61 £47,500 -5.00% 7
West Midlands +17 52 £46,500 -7.00% 9
East Midlands +2 31 £42,000 -16.00% 7
Midlands +15 1 - -
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1460 (74.45%) Microsoft
2 1125 (57.37%) Windows
3 1071 (54.61%) MS Exchange
4 966 (49.26%) Active Directory
5 682 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 636 (32.43%) VMware
7 624 (31.82%) MS Excel
8 604 (30.80%) SharePoint
9 589 (30.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 548 (27.94%) Cisco
11 500 (25.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 450 (22.95%) DNS
13 440 (22.44%) VMware Infrastructure
14 420 (21.42%) MCSE
15 416 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
16 415 (21.16%) Unified Communications
17 404 (20.60%) Hyper-V
18 397 (20.24%) Office 365
19 375 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
20 358 (18.26%) ITIL
21 355 (18.10%) Firewall
22 348 (17.75%) Citrix
23 326 (16.62%) SAN
24 298 (15.20%) MCITP
25 296 (15.09%) SCCM
26 291 (14.84%) DHCP
27 285 (14.53%) SQL Server
28 278 (14.18%) MS Office
29 277 (14.13%) Blackberry
30 248 (12.65%) Exchange Server 2007

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1071 (54.61%) MS Exchange
2 682 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 604 (30.80%) SharePoint
4 416 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 248 (12.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 182 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 157 (8.01%) Office Communications Server
8 148 (7.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 118 (6.02%) IIS
10 69 (3.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 68 (3.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 52 (2.65%) SharePoint Server
13 34 (1.73%) Apache
14 33 (1.68%) Lotus Domino
15 19 (0.97%) Tomcat
16 17 (0.87%) IBM Notes
16 17 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2000
17 15 (0.76%) SAS
18 10 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
18 10 (0.51%) nginx
Applications
1 624 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 278 (14.18%) MS Office
3 47 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.66%) MS Project
5 10 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (0.15%) SPSS
7 3 (0.15%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.15%) FastStats
8 1 (0.051%) InDesign
8 1 (0.051%) Revit
Business Applications
1 71 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.31%) Summit
4 5 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.25%) Eikon
5 4 (0.20%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.051%) SalesLogix
8 1 (0.051%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.051%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 397 (20.24%) Office 365
2 73 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (1.48%) SaaS
4 23 (1.17%) IaaS
5 22 (1.12%) PaaS
6 15 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.15%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.051%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.051%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 450 (22.95%) DNS
2 415 (21.16%) Unified Communications
3 355 (18.10%) Firewall
4 326 (16.62%) SAN
5 291 (14.84%) DHCP
6 237 (12.09%) TCP/IP
7 221 (11.27%) VPN
8 195 (9.94%) LAN
9 188 (9.59%) VoIP
10 172 (8.77%) WAN
11 124 (6.32%) MPLS
12 123 (6.27%) PBX
13 111 (5.66%) NAS
14 108 (5.51%) Cisco ASA
15 89 (4.54%) Wireless
16 78 (3.98%) SMTP
17 73 (3.72%) Internet
17 73 (3.72%) SSL
18 55 (2.80%) ISDN
19 45 (2.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 54 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 51 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (1.02%) MySQL
6 16 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (0.51%) Hadoop
8 10 (0.51%) DTS
9 8 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (0.41%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.20%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.20%) EDMS
11 4 (0.20%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.10%) OLAP
13 2 (0.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.051%) NonStop SQL
14 1 (0.051%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (0.66%) Visual Studio
1 13 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.20%) MSI
3 3 (0.15%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.10%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.10%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.10%) JIRA
5 1 (0.051%) LabVIEW
General
1 225 (11.47%) Finance
2 103 (5.25%) Telecoms
3 53 (2.70%) Marketing
4 48 (2.45%) Legal
5 47 (2.40%) Law
6 39 (1.99%) Advertising
7 37 (1.89%) Retail
8 32 (1.63%) Banking
9 27 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 23 (1.17%) Financial Institution
11 17 (0.87%) Back Office
12 16 (0.82%) Publishing
13 13 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.61%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.46%) Billing
16 7 (0.36%) Games
17 4 (0.20%) Electronics
18 2 (0.10%) Automotive
18 2 (0.10%) Local Government
18 2 (0.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 338 (17.24%) Consultant
2 218 (11.12%) Analyst
3 185 (9.43%) Support Engineer
4 157 (8.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 146 (7.45%) Architect
6 128 (6.53%) Microsoft Consultant
7 99 (5.05%) Administrator
8 96 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support
9 78 (3.98%) Messaging Engineer
10 72 (3.67%) Support Analyst
11 66 (3.37%) IT Support
12 65 (3.31%) Technical Support
13 63 (3.21%) Technical Consultant
13 63 (3.21%) Network Engineer
14 57 (2.91%) Team Leader
15 56 (2.86%) Exchange Engineer
16 54 (2.75%) Project Manager
17 50 (2.55%) Infrastructure Manager
18 46 (2.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 46 (2.35%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (2.29%) .NET
2 27 (1.38%) Web Services
3 23 (1.17%) COM
4 22 (1.12%) XMPP
5 20 (1.02%) XML
6 16 (0.82%) Application Packaging
7 12 (0.61%) HTML
8 11 (0.56%) CSS
9 10 (0.51%) WCF
10 9 (0.46%) Software Packaging
10 9 (0.46%) jQuery
11 8 (0.41%) ASP.NET
11 8 (0.41%) Middleware
12 5 (0.25%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 5 (0.25%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.25%) SOAP
12 5 (0.25%) RESTful
12 5 (0.25%) Silverlight
12 5 (0.25%) Ember.js
13 4 (0.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 277 (14.13%) Blackberry
2 89 (4.54%) Clustering
3 66 (3.37%) Video Conferencing
4 34 (1.73%) PKI
5 27 (1.38%) Replication
5 27 (1.38%) Management Information System
6 23 (1.17%) Statistics
7 22 (1.12%) Firmware
8 21 (1.07%) Thin Client
8 21 (1.07%) Fat Client
9 18 (0.92%) iPhone
9 18 (0.92%) EqualLogic
10 17 (0.87%) CMDB
11 16 (0.82%) Mathematics
11 16 (0.82%) Computer Science
11 16 (0.82%) Client/Server
11 16 (0.82%) iPad
11 16 (0.82%) FlexPod
12 15 (0.76%) Visualisation
13 13 (0.66%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1125 (57.37%) Windows
2 500 (25.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 375 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 234 (11.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 230 (11.73%) Windows 7
6 120 (6.12%) Linux
7 102 (5.20%) Windows XP
8 98 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 27 (1.38%) Windows Vista
10 25 (1.27%) Android
11 23 (1.17%) Apple iOS
12 21 (1.07%) UNIX
13 19 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
14 16 (0.82%) Windows Phone
14 16 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
14 16 (0.82%) CentOS
15 14 (0.71%) Windows 2000
16 13 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 11 (0.56%) AIX
18 8 (0.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (18.26%) ITIL
2 200 (10.20%) Migration
3 167 (8.52%) Project Management
4 140 (7.14%) Change Management
5 106 (5.41%) Load Balancing
6 100 (5.10%) CRM
7 91 (4.64%) Service Delivery
8 82 (4.18%) PRINCE2
9 75 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 68 (3.47%) Service Management
11 52 (2.65%) Technical Architecture
12 51 (2.60%) Incident Management
13 49 (2.50%) Mobile Device Management
14 48 (2.45%) Problem Management
15 46 (2.35%) Performance Monitoring
16 42 (2.14%) Time Management
17 41 (2.09%) Network Design
18 39 (1.99%) Performance Tuning
19 35 (1.78%) Root Cause Analysis
20 34 (1.73%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 227 (11.58%) SQL
2 181 (9.23%) PowerShell
3 31 (1.58%) VBScript
3 31 (1.58%) VB
4 25 (1.27%) T-SQL
5 20 (1.02%) C#
6 18 (0.92%) Java
7 17 (0.87%) C
8 16 (0.82%) Perl
9 14 (0.71%) JavaScript
9 14 (0.71%) Python
10 10 (0.51%) Ruby
10 10 (0.51%) PHP
11 6 (0.31%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.25%) Delphi
13 3 (0.15%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.10%) R
15 1 (0.051%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.051%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 589 (30.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 420 (21.42%) MCSE
3 298 (15.20%) MCITP
4 209 (10.66%) Cisco Certification
5 193 (9.84%) Degree
6 150 (7.65%) MCSA
7 140 (7.14%) MCTS
8 139 (7.09%) CCNA
9 133 (6.78%) Security Cleared
10 120 (6.12%) CCNP
11 104 (5.30%) SC Cleared
12 85 (4.33%) MCP
13 51 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 37 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
15 29 (1.48%) CCIE
15 29 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
16 20 (1.02%) CCVP
17 19 (0.97%) CCA
18 18 (0.92%) MCT
18 18 (0.92%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (7.55%) SLA
2 40 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.27%) QA
4 11 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 7 (0.36%) GAMP
5 7 (0.36%) GCP
5 7 (0.36%) GMP
6 3 (0.15%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.10%) BS7799
System Software
1 966 (49.26%) Active Directory
2 440 (22.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 404 (20.60%) Hyper-V
4 138 (7.04%) vSphere
5 136 (6.94%) XenApp
6 115 (5.86%) UAG
7 96 (4.90%) XenDesktop
8 88 (4.49%) VMware ESX
9 57 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
10 52 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
11 47 (2.40%) Forefront TMG
12 44 (2.24%) XenServer
13 27 (1.38%) ISA Server
14 25 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 23 (1.17%) Terminal Services
16 16 (0.82%) VMware Server
17 14 (0.71%) KVM
18 12 (0.61%) Terminal Server
18 12 (0.61%) Snort
19 10 (0.51%) IAG
Systems Management
1 296 (15.09%) SCCM
2 187 (9.54%) SCOM
3 64 (3.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 63 (3.21%) WSUS
5 58 (2.96%) Backup Exec
6 36 (1.84%) SCDPM
6 36 (1.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 34 (1.73%) SCVMM
8 27 (1.38%) NetBackup
8 27 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
9 22 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
10 13 (0.66%) Zenoss
10 13 (0.66%) MAILsweeper
11 12 (0.61%) Nagios
12 10 (0.51%) Puppet
12 10 (0.51%) Cacti
12 10 (0.51%) Check_MK
12 10 (0.51%) SCOrch
12 10 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1460 (74.45%) Microsoft
2 636 (32.43%) VMware
3 548 (27.94%) Cisco
4 348 (17.75%) Citrix
5 247 (12.60%) HP
6 146 (7.45%) Symantec
7 127 (6.48%) NetApp
8 115 (5.86%) Dell
9 114 (5.81%) Avaya
10 109 (5.56%) Mitel
11 92 (4.69%) Juniper
12 90 (4.59%) CheckPoint
13 69 (3.52%) Polycom
14 60 (3.06%) EMC
15 48 (2.45%) Siemens
16 39 (1.99%) IBM
17 38 (1.94%) Apple
18 37 (1.89%) Lotus
19 35 (1.78%) SolarWinds
20 34 (1.73%) CommVault
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Salary: £12 - £15 per hour
Posted: 8 hours ago
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London
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Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 to £60000 per annum
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London
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Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
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Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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