The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 291 356 501
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +145
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1005 686 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.92% 0.67% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.35% 3.32% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 846 552 358
Average salary £47,000 £53,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.55% +19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Application Platforms Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
23078 20677 22779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.11% 20.32% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 19206 17586 19655
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 £67,500 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Lync
UK

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 July 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 July 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 +29 403 £50,000 -9.09% 54
South East +20 248 £45,000 -18.18% 34
Yorkshire +52 96 £42,500 +41.66% 16
East of England +10 67 £50,000 +14.28% 8
North West +38 66 £41,250 -8.33% 8
South West 0 55 £40,000 -23.80% 11
West Midlands +22 54 £46,500 -7.00% 3
East Midlands +5 30 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Midlands +11 2 - -
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1443 (75.04%) Microsoft
2 1089 (56.63%) Windows
3 1047 (54.45%) MS Exchange
4 973 (50.60%) Active Directory
5 669 (34.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 627 (32.61%) MS Excel
7 614 (31.93%) VMware
8 612 (31.83%) SharePoint
9 594 (30.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 506 (26.31%) Cisco
11 484 (25.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 430 (22.36%) MCSE
13 417 (21.68%) DNS
14 415 (21.58%) VMware Infrastructure
15 412 (21.42%) Hyper-V
16 407 (21.16%) Unified Communications
17 406 (21.11%) Exchange Server 2013
18 388 (20.18%) Office 365
19 361 (18.77%) Windows Server 2012
20 355 (18.46%) Citrix
21 339 (17.63%) ITIL
22 338 (17.58%) Firewall
23 317 (16.48%) SAN
24 292 (15.18%) MCITP
25 284 (14.77%) SCCM
26 282 (14.66%) SQL Server
27 280 (14.56%) DHCP
28 260 (13.52%) Exchange Server 2007
29 259 (13.47%) MS Office
30 250 (13.00%) Blackberry

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1047 (54.45%) MS Exchange
2 669 (34.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 612 (31.83%) SharePoint
4 406 (21.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 260 (13.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 173 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 156 (8.11%) Office Communications Server
8 142 (7.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 106 (5.51%) IIS
10 76 (3.95%) SharePoint 2013
11 72 (3.74%) SharePoint 2010
12 55 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
13 30 (1.56%) Lotus Domino
14 25 (1.30%) Apache
15 17 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2000
16 15 (0.78%) SAS
17 14 (0.73%) IBM Notes
18 13 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
19 10 (0.52%) Tomcat
20 6 (0.31%) WorkSite
Applications
1 627 (32.61%) MS Excel
2 259 (13.47%) MS Office
3 42 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (0.99%) MS Project
5 12 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (0.16%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.10%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.052%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 77 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.31%) Summit
3 6 (0.31%) Eikon
4 5 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.21%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.052%) Line 500
7 1 (0.052%) Misys Midas
7 1 (0.052%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.052%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 388 (20.18%) Office 365
2 66 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.56%) SaaS
4 20 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (0.99%) PaaS
5 19 (0.99%) IaaS
6 1 (0.052%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.052%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.052%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 417 (21.68%) DNS
2 407 (21.16%) Unified Communications
3 338 (17.58%) Firewall
4 317 (16.48%) SAN
5 280 (14.56%) DHCP
6 216 (11.23%) TCP/IP
6 216 (11.23%) VPN
7 192 (9.98%) LAN
8 183 (9.52%) VoIP
9 168 (8.74%) WAN
10 115 (5.98%) MPLS
11 114 (5.93%) PBX
12 107 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
13 104 (5.41%) NAS
14 82 (4.26%) SMTP
15 81 (4.21%) Wireless
16 66 (3.43%) Internet
17 63 (3.28%) SSL
18 53 (2.76%) ISDN
19 39 (2.03%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 53 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (0.78%) MySQL
7 13 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (0.52%) DTS
9 8 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (0.42%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.26%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.26%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.21%) EDMS
12 4 (0.21%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.10%) OLAP
15 1 (0.052%) NonStop SQL
15 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (0.78%) Visual Studio
2 14 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (0.21%) MSI
5 3 (0.16%) Rational Rose
6 2 (0.10%) JIRA
7 1 (0.052%) AdminStudio
General
1 232 (12.06%) Finance
2 108 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 50 (2.60%) Legal
4 42 (2.18%) Marketing
5 41 (2.13%) Law
6 38 (1.98%) Advertising
7 37 (1.92%) Banking
8 31 (1.61%) Retail
9 27 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.30%) Financial Institution
11 17 (0.88%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.62%) Back Office
14 10 (0.52%) Publishing
15 9 (0.47%) Billing
16 5 (0.26%) Games
17 3 (0.16%) German Language
18 2 (0.10%) Electronics
18 2 (0.10%) Front Office
18 2 (0.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 359 (18.67%) Consultant
2 216 (11.23%) Analyst
3 167 (8.68%) Support Engineer
4 162 (8.42%) Architect
5 151 (7.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 139 (7.23%) Microsoft Consultant
7 102 (5.30%) Administrator
8 86 (4.47%) 3rd Line Support
9 80 (4.16%) Support Analyst
10 74 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
11 73 (3.80%) Messaging Engineer
12 66 (3.43%) IT Support
12 66 (3.43%) Network Engineer
13 63 (3.28%) Technical Support
14 54 (2.81%) Project Manager
15 48 (2.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 48 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
16 47 (2.44%) Exchange Engineer
17 44 (2.29%) Team Leader
17 44 (2.29%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (2.76%) .NET
2 26 (1.35%) Web Services
3 20 (1.04%) COM
4 19 (0.99%) XML
5 15 (0.78%) Application Packaging
6 10 (0.52%) HTML
6 10 (0.52%) ASP.NET
6 10 (0.52%) XMPP
7 9 (0.47%) CSS
8 8 (0.42%) Middleware
8 8 (0.42%) jQuery
8 8 (0.42%) WCF
9 7 (0.36%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.31%) Software Packaging
11 5 (0.26%) RESTful
11 5 (0.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 5 (0.26%) Ember.js
11 5 (0.26%) SOAP
12 4 (0.21%) Silverlight
13 3 (0.16%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 250 (13.00%) Blackberry
2 84 (4.37%) Clustering
3 56 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
4 36 (1.87%) PKI
5 27 (1.40%) Management Information System
6 25 (1.30%) Replication
7 21 (1.09%) EqualLogic
8 18 (0.94%) iPhone
9 17 (0.88%) Fat Client
9 17 (0.88%) iPad
9 17 (0.88%) Thin Client
10 16 (0.83%) Firmware
11 15 (0.78%) Visualisation
11 15 (0.78%) Statistics
11 15 (0.78%) FlexPod
12 14 (0.73%) Client/Server
12 14 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
13 13 (0.68%) CMDB
13 13 (0.68%) Hedge funds
14 11 (0.57%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1089 (56.63%) Windows
2 484 (25.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 361 (18.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 237 (12.32%) Windows 7
5 228 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 102 (5.30%) Windows 8
7 99 (5.15%) Linux
8 98 (5.10%) Windows XP
9 30 (1.56%) Windows Vista
10 26 (1.35%) Android
11 21 (1.09%) Apple iOS
12 18 (0.94%) Windows Phone
12 18 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
13 15 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
13 15 (0.78%) UNIX
14 14 (0.73%) Windows 2000
15 11 (0.57%) CentOS
15 11 (0.57%) AIX
15 11 (0.57%) HPUX
15 11 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (17.63%) ITIL
2 194 (10.09%) Migration
3 165 (8.58%) Project Management
4 132 (6.86%) Change Management
5 105 (5.46%) CRM
6 102 (5.30%) Load Balancing
7 95 (4.94%) Service Delivery
8 85 (4.42%) PRINCE2
9 81 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 59 (3.07%) Service Management
11 51 (2.65%) Incident Management
12 50 (2.60%) Technical Architecture
13 48 (2.50%) Problem Management
14 46 (2.39%) Mobile Device Management
15 40 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
16 39 (2.03%) Time Management
17 38 (1.98%) Network Design
18 33 (1.72%) Data Protection
19 32 (1.66%) Network Monitoring
20 30 (1.56%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 224 (11.65%) SQL
2 186 (9.67%) PowerShell
3 39 (2.03%) VBScript
4 36 (1.87%) VB
5 19 (0.99%) C#
6 17 (0.88%) T-SQL
7 16 (0.83%) C
8 15 (0.78%) Java
9 12 (0.62%) JavaScript
10 11 (0.57%) Perl
11 10 (0.52%) PHP
12 9 (0.47%) Bash Shell
12 9 (0.47%) Python
13 5 (0.26%) Ruby
13 5 (0.26%) Delphi
14 3 (0.16%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.10%) C++
15 2 (0.10%) R
16 1 (0.052%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 594 (30.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 430 (22.36%) MCSE
3 292 (15.18%) MCITP
4 197 (10.24%) Cisco Certification
5 187 (9.72%) Degree
6 144 (7.49%) MCSA
7 138 (7.18%) MCTS
8 130 (6.76%) CCNA
9 123 (6.40%) Security Cleared
10 116 (6.03%) CCNP
11 99 (5.15%) SC Cleared
12 91 (4.73%) MCP
13 51 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 35 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
15 31 (1.61%) CCIE
16 27 (1.40%) MCT
17 25 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
18 18 (0.94%) CCEE
19 16 (0.83%) CCVP
20 15 (0.78%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (7.28%) SLA
2 30 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.14%) QA
4 12 (0.62%) 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 2 (0.10%) BS7799
6 2 (0.10%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 973 (50.60%) Active Directory
2 415 (21.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 412 (21.42%) Hyper-V
4 144 (7.49%) XenApp
5 126 (6.55%) vSphere
6 108 (5.62%) UAG
7 105 (5.46%) XenDesktop
8 90 (4.68%) VMware ESX
9 56 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
10 51 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
11 47 (2.44%) XenServer
12 45 (2.34%) Forefront TMG
13 28 (1.46%) ISA Server
14 21 (1.09%) Terminal Services
15 17 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 12 (0.62%) Terminal Server
16 12 (0.62%) Snort
17 11 (0.57%) VMware Server
18 10 (0.52%) IAG
18 10 (0.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 284 (14.77%) SCCM
2 184 (9.57%) SCOM
3 63 (3.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 61 (3.17%) WSUS
5 50 (2.60%) Backup Exec
6 31 (1.61%) SCDPM
6 31 (1.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 29 (1.51%) SCVMM
8 26 (1.35%) NetBackup
9 22 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
10 18 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
11 12 (0.62%) SCOrch
12 11 (0.57%) MAILsweeper
13 10 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 10 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 10 (0.52%) ZABBIX
13 10 (0.52%) Cacti
14 9 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
15 8 (0.42%) Nagios
16 7 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1443 (75.04%) Microsoft
2 614 (31.93%) VMware
3 506 (26.31%) Cisco
4 355 (18.46%) Citrix
5 238 (12.38%) HP
6 135 (7.02%) Symantec
7 125 (6.50%) NetApp
8 113 (5.88%) Dell
9 101 (5.25%) Mitel
10 93 (4.84%) Juniper
10 93 (4.84%) Avaya
11 86 (4.47%) CheckPoint
12 57 (2.96%) EMC
12 57 (2.96%) Polycom
13 48 (2.50%) Siemens
14 36 (1.87%) IBM
15 35 (1.82%) CommVault
15 35 (1.82%) Lotus
16 34 (1.77%) Apple
16 34 (1.77%) SolarWinds
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + corporate benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
SBC Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum £75,000 plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 17 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + Car, Pension, Health
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ALFA IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
SDL Plc
Salary: From £27,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent training / benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
SDL Plc
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday