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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 301 354 415
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +61
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1019 732 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.95% 0.72% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.47% 3.39% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 887 620 499
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 £27,650 £31,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £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
22782 21607 22212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.33% 21.14% 20.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19371 18161 19420
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +97 465 £47,500 -13.63% 59
South East -3 210 £42,500 -10.52% 34
South West +39 89 £40,000 -23.80% 11
Yorkshire -21 66 £37,500 -16.66% 7
East of England -14 59 £42,500 - 3
West Midlands -2 50 £45,000 -5.26% 5
North West -15 41 £32,500 -13.33% 8
East Midlands +13 34 £40,000 -17.94% 2
North East -22 2 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1520 (75.17%) Microsoft
2 1255 (62.07%) Windows
3 1109 (54.85%) MS Exchange
4 1083 (53.56%) Active Directory
5 689 (34.08%) VMware
6 666 (32.94%) SharePoint
7 660 (32.64%) Exchange Server 2010
8 613 (30.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 613 (30.32%) Cisco
9 601 (29.72%) MS Excel
10 509 (25.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 478 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 475 (23.49%) ITIL
13 438 (21.66%) Windows Server 2012
14 430 (21.27%) Office 365
15 428 (21.17%) MCSE
16 426 (21.07%) Exchange Server 2013
17 425 (21.02%) Citrix
18 400 (19.78%) DNS
19 380 (18.79%) Hyper-V
20 353 (17.46%) MS Office
21 350 (17.31%) Firewall
22 346 (17.11%) SAN
23 327 (16.17%) SCCM
24 325 (16.07%) Unified Communications
25 299 (14.79%) MCITP
26 269 (13.30%) Windows 7
26 269 (13.30%) SQL Server
27 264 (13.06%) HP
28 262 (12.96%) LAN

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1109 (54.85%) MS Exchange
2 666 (32.94%) SharePoint
3 660 (32.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 426 (21.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 253 (12.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 147 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 139 (6.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 133 (6.58%) IIS
9 128 (6.33%) Office Communications Server
10 97 (4.80%) SharePoint 2013
11 95 (4.70%) SharePoint 2010
12 46 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
13 44 (2.18%) Apache
14 38 (1.88%) Lotus Domino
15 29 (1.43%) Tomcat
16 26 (1.29%) IBM Notes
17 13 (0.64%) nginx
17 13 (0.64%) Jetty
18 11 (0.54%) WorkSite
18 11 (0.54%) Moodle
Applications
1 601 (29.72%) MS Excel
2 353 (17.46%) MS Office
3 40 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (0.89%) MS Project
5 14 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.49%) Adobe Captivate
7 5 (0.25%) FastStats
7 5 (0.25%) SPSS
8 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.15%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.099%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.049%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.049%) InDesign
10 1 (0.049%) Revit
10 1 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 71 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.45%) Agresso
3 6 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.099%) Tridion
6 2 (0.099%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.049%) Magento
7 1 (0.049%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 430 (21.27%) Office 365
2 101 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (1.88%) IaaS
4 23 (1.14%) SaaS
5 19 (0.94%) PaaS
6 15 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.25%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.049%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.049%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.049%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.049%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 400 (19.78%) DNS
2 350 (17.31%) Firewall
3 346 (17.11%) SAN
4 325 (16.07%) Unified Communications
5 262 (12.96%) LAN
6 246 (12.17%) DHCP
7 235 (11.62%) WAN
8 230 (11.37%) TCP/IP
9 209 (10.34%) VPN
10 203 (10.04%) VoIP
11 125 (6.18%) Wireless
12 124 (6.13%) Internet
13 91 (4.50%) NAS
14 90 (4.45%) MPLS
15 87 (4.30%) Cisco ASA
16 84 (4.15%) PBX
17 67 (3.31%) BGP
18 65 (3.21%) OSPF
19 60 (2.97%) SSL
20 58 (2.87%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (13.30%) SQL Server
2 66 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (1.09%) MySQL
6 16 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
7 13 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (0.64%) Hadoop
8 7 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.30%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.25%) DTS
10 5 (0.25%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.15%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.099%) OLAP
12 2 (0.099%) EDMS
13 1 (0.049%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.049%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (0.35%) AdminStudio
3 4 (0.20%) MSI
3 4 (0.20%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.20%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.099%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.099%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.099%) JIRA
5 1 (0.049%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 192 (9.50%) Finance
2 106 (5.24%) Telecoms
3 60 (2.97%) Law
4 50 (2.47%) Legal
5 36 (1.78%) Marketing
6 33 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 33 (1.63%) Retail
7 30 (1.48%) Back Office
8 28 (1.38%) Publishing
9 27 (1.34%) Advertising
9 27 (1.34%) Banking
10 23 (1.14%) Financial Institution
11 15 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.40%) Electronics
12 8 (0.40%) Games
13 5 (0.25%) Billing
14 3 (0.15%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.15%) Automotive
15 1 (0.049%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 362 (17.90%) Consultant
2 261 (12.91%) Analyst
3 214 (10.58%) Support Engineer
4 165 (8.16%) Architect
5 143 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 129 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 115 (5.69%) Microsoft Consultant
8 95 (4.70%) Support Analyst
9 89 (4.40%) Messaging Engineer
10 78 (3.86%) Administrator
11 73 (3.61%) Team Leader
12 67 (3.31%) Exchange Engineer
12 67 (3.31%) IT Support
13 66 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 60 (2.97%) Project Manager
15 58 (2.87%) Network Engineer
16 57 (2.82%) Infrastructure Manager
16 57 (2.82%) Infrastructure Consultant
17 56 (2.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 54 (2.67%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (1.88%) XMPP
2 35 (1.73%) Application Packaging
3 34 (1.68%) .NET
4 18 (0.89%) HTML
5 14 (0.69%) CSS
5 14 (0.69%) Web Services
6 12 (0.59%) XML
7 10 (0.49%) ASP.NET
7 10 (0.49%) COM
8 8 (0.40%) MSMQ
8 8 (0.40%) Middleware
9 7 (0.35%) jQuery
10 6 (0.30%) Software Packaging
11 5 (0.25%) CGI
11 5 (0.25%) X-Windows
12 4 (0.20%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.20%) WCF
13 3 (0.15%) Silverlight
13 3 (0.15%) SAP Business Workflow
14 2 (0.099%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 229 (11.33%) Blackberry
2 147 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (5.24%) Video Conferencing
4 98 (4.85%) Clustering
5 36 (1.78%) Management Information System
6 34 (1.68%) Replication
7 24 (1.19%) Thin Client
7 24 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 24 (1.19%) Fat Client
8 23 (1.14%) Statistics
9 21 (1.04%) Mathematics
10 19 (0.94%) CMDB
11 17 (0.84%) E-Learning
12 15 (0.74%) Hedge funds
13 14 (0.69%) iPhone
13 14 (0.69%) iPad
14 13 (0.64%) PKI
15 12 (0.59%) EqualLogic
16 11 (0.54%) Performance Metrics
17 9 (0.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1255 (62.07%) Windows
2 509 (25.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 438 (21.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 269 (13.30%) Windows 7
5 260 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 149 (7.37%) Linux
7 116 (5.74%) Windows 8
8 103 (5.09%) Windows XP
9 51 (2.52%) UNIX
10 34 (1.68%) Android
11 28 (1.38%) Apple iOS
12 27 (1.34%) Mac OS X
13 26 (1.29%) Windows Mobile
14 17 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (0.64%) CentOS
16 12 (0.59%) AIX
17 11 (0.54%) Solaris
17 11 (0.54%) Windows Phone
18 10 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
19 9 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (23.49%) ITIL
2 189 (9.35%) Project Management
2 189 (9.35%) Migration
3 109 (5.39%) Service Delivery
4 108 (5.34%) Change Management
4 108 (5.34%) CRM
5 100 (4.95%) Mentoring
6 85 (4.20%) Service Management
7 76 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 72 (3.56%) PRINCE2
9 62 (3.07%) Load Balancing
10 53 (2.62%) Coaching
11 52 (2.57%) Kalman Filter
12 51 (2.52%) Root Cause Analysis
13 50 (2.47%) Performance Tuning
14 47 (2.32%) Agile Software Development
15 46 (2.27%) Identity Management
16 44 (2.18%) Incident Management
17 43 (2.13%) Change Control
17 43 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 248 (12.27%) SQL
2 171 (8.46%) PowerShell
3 21 (1.04%) VB
4 20 (0.99%) Java
5 18 (0.89%) T-SQL
6 17 (0.84%) VBScript
6 17 (0.84%) C
7 15 (0.74%) Perl
7 15 (0.74%) Python
8 13 (0.64%) Ruby
9 12 (0.59%) JavaScript
10 9 (0.45%) C#
11 4 (0.20%) PHP
11 4 (0.20%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.099%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.099%) C++
12 2 (0.099%) R
13 1 (0.049%) Delphi
13 1 (0.049%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 613 (30.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 428 (21.17%) MCSE
3 299 (14.79%) MCITP
4 251 (12.41%) Cisco Certification
5 189 (9.35%) MCSA
6 175 (8.65%) Degree
7 173 (8.56%) CCNA
8 150 (7.42%) Security Cleared
9 146 (7.22%) MCTS
10 130 (6.43%) CCNP
11 124 (6.13%) SC Cleared
12 112 (5.54%) MCP
13 104 (5.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 61 (3.02%) CCA
14 61 (3.02%) Citrix Certification
15 49 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
16 46 (2.27%) CCEE
17 29 (1.43%) CCEA
18 27 (1.34%) CCVP
19 25 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (7.96%) SLA
2 32 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.04%) QA
4 8 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.099%) BS7799
7 1 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.049%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1083 (53.56%) Active Directory
2 478 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 380 (18.79%) Hyper-V
4 195 (9.64%) vSphere
5 152 (7.52%) XenApp
6 109 (5.39%) XenDesktop
7 91 (4.50%) VMware ESXi
8 73 (3.61%) VMware ESX
9 70 (3.46%) UAG
10 39 (1.93%) Forefront TMG
11 37 (1.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 34 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
13 30 (1.48%) XenServer
14 29 (1.43%) Terminal Services
15 19 (0.94%) ISA Server
16 17 (0.84%) Firmware
16 17 (0.84%) VMware Server
17 12 (0.59%) KVM
18 8 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
19 7 (0.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 327 (16.17%) SCCM
2 212 (10.48%) SCOM
3 61 (3.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 57 (2.82%) Backup Exec
5 55 (2.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 49 (2.42%) WSUS
7 38 (1.88%) NetBackup
8 35 (1.73%) SCDPM
8 35 (1.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 32 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
10 23 (1.14%) Nagios
10 23 (1.14%) SCVMM
11 20 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
12 18 (0.89%) FortiGate
13 17 (0.84%) SCOrch
14 15 (0.74%) Zenoss
15 13 (0.64%) Puppet
15 13 (0.64%) MIIS
15 13 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (0.64%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 1520 (75.17%) Microsoft
2 689 (34.08%) VMware
3 613 (30.32%) Cisco
4 425 (21.02%) Citrix
5 264 (13.06%) HP
6 157 (7.76%) Symantec
7 150 (7.42%) Dell
8 122 (6.03%) EMC
9 117 (5.79%) Avaya
10 101 (5.00%) Juniper
11 95 (4.70%) NetApp
11 95 (4.70%) CheckPoint
12 94 (4.65%) Polycom
13 79 (3.91%) Mitel
14 59 (2.92%) Apple
14 59 (2.92%) IBM
15 51 (2.52%) F5
16 50 (2.47%) Veeam
17 47 (2.32%) AppSense
18 46 (2.27%) Lotus
West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £51000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
North West London
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
North London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
FT Select
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Resource Management
Salary: Excellent Salary & Package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
ININ UK Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Redblade Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + extensive bens!
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £18-22K, DOE
Posted: Yesterday