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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 324 305 353
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +48
Permanent jobs citing Lync 918 1011 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.90% 0.92% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.33% 4.33% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 743 874 609
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
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
21212 23322 21287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.78% 21.21% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 17840 19599 18239
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -18 327 £50,000 - 54
South East +21 273 £40,000 -5.88% 37
East of England +24 82 £40,000 -20.39% 8
Yorkshire -12 74 £37,500 -16.66% 8
South West -4 54 £40,000 -5.88% 13
North West -25 35 £37,500 -9.09% 14
West Midlands -43 33 £61,250 +33.87% 1
East Midlands -3 29 £32,500 -23.52% 1
North East -8 3 £27,000 -40.00% 2
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1473 (69.65%) Microsoft
2 1296 (61.28%) Windows
3 1088 (51.44%) Active Directory
4 1049 (49.60%) MS Exchange
5 753 (35.60%) VMware
6 681 (32.20%) Cisco
7 619 (29.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 582 (27.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 570 (26.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 541 (25.58%) MS Excel
11 529 (25.01%) ITIL
12 526 (24.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 525 (24.82%) Office 365
13 525 (24.82%) Microsoft Certification
14 514 (24.30%) SharePoint
15 508 (24.02%) SCCM
16 472 (22.32%) Exchange Server 2013
17 432 (20.43%) Firewall
18 419 (19.81%) DNS
19 415 (19.62%) Citrix
20 410 (19.39%) SAN
21 400 (18.91%) Hyper-V
22 395 (18.68%) WAN
23 391 (18.49%) LAN
24 362 (17.12%) Unified Communications
25 356 (16.83%) MCSE
26 337 (15.93%) SQL Server
27 313 (14.80%) SQL
28 306 (14.47%) HP
29 295 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1049 (49.60%) MS Exchange
2 619 (29.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 514 (24.30%) SharePoint
4 472 (22.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 264 (12.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 178 (8.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 159 (7.52%) IIS
8 130 (6.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 122 (5.77%) Office Communications Server
10 95 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
11 92 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 24 (1.13%) IBM Notes
13 19 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
14 10 (0.47%) Apache
15 9 (0.43%) CMS
16 8 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.38%) WorkSite
17 6 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2000
18 5 (0.24%) Lotus Domino
19 3 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 541 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 283 (13.38%) MS Office
3 20 (0.95%) MS Project
4 15 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.14%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.14%) ProjectWise
7 2 (0.095%) FastStats
7 2 (0.095%) SPSS
7 2 (0.095%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.095%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 49 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.19%) SAP CCM
5 4 (0.19%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.14%) Primavera
7 1 (0.047%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.047%) Dynamics SL
Cloud Services
1 525 (24.82%) Office 365
2 188 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (2.03%) IaaS
3 43 (2.03%) SaaS
4 41 (1.94%) Mimecast
5 29 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
8 15 (0.71%) Yammer
9 11 (0.52%) PaaS
10 5 (0.24%) Symantec.cloud
10 5 (0.24%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.14%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.095%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.095%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (0.095%) SmartFocus
12 2 (0.095%) Sumo Logic
12 2 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.095%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 432 (20.43%) Firewall
2 419 (19.81%) DNS
3 410 (19.39%) SAN
4 395 (18.68%) WAN
5 391 (18.49%) LAN
6 362 (17.12%) Unified Communications
7 279 (13.19%) DHCP
8 271 (12.81%) TCP/IP
9 243 (11.49%) VoIP
10 188 (8.89%) VPN
11 143 (6.76%) Cisco ASA
12 106 (5.01%) MPLS
13 98 (4.63%) NAS
14 97 (4.59%) Internet
14 97 (4.59%) PBX
15 96 (4.54%) iSCSI
16 91 (4.30%) VLAN
17 90 (4.26%) Wireless
18 80 (3.78%) Skype
19 74 (3.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 133 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 80 (3.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 52 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
5 17 (0.80%) Redis
6 13 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (0.57%) MySQL
8 9 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (0.28%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.14%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.14%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (0.14%) MS Access
12 3 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.14%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.095%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.095%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (0.85%) Subversion
2 5 (0.24%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.14%) Bugzilla
3 3 (0.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.095%) Redmine
5 1 (0.047%) Hudson
5 1 (0.047%) JIRA
5 1 (0.047%) TeamCity
General
1 228 (10.78%) Finance
2 109 (5.15%) Telecoms
3 76 (3.59%) Law
4 61 (2.88%) Legal
4 61 (2.88%) Retail
5 56 (2.65%) Marketing
6 51 (2.41%) Advertising
7 49 (2.32%) Manufacturing
8 43 (2.03%) Banking
9 42 (1.99%) Back Office
10 19 (0.90%) Electronics
11 17 (0.80%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.47%) Games
12 10 (0.47%) Billing
13 9 (0.43%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.43%) Publishing
14 4 (0.19%) Front Office
15 3 (0.14%) Local Government
16 2 (0.095%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.095%) French Language
Job Titles
1 290 (13.71%) Support Engineer
2 272 (12.86%) Consultant
3 258 (12.20%) Analyst
4 249 (11.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 126 (5.96%) Architect
6 92 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 86 (4.07%) Systems Engineer
8 82 (3.88%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 75 (3.55%) Administrator
10 68 (3.22%) Microsoft Consultant
11 66 (3.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 65 (3.07%) Support Analyst
13 64 (3.03%) Project Manager
14 62 (2.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 61 (2.88%) Systems Administrator
15 61 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support
16 58 (2.74%) Communications Engineer
17 55 (2.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 54 (2.55%) Technical Consultant
18 54 (2.55%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (3.17%) .NET
2 43 (2.03%) Application Packaging
3 37 (1.75%) XMPP
4 31 (1.47%) ASP.NET
5 29 (1.37%) Web Services
6 15 (0.71%) CGI
7 13 (0.61%) HTML
8 12 (0.57%) SAML
8 12 (0.57%) COM
8 12 (0.57%) .NET Framework
9 11 (0.52%) Classic ASP
10 9 (0.43%) WAP
11 8 (0.38%) MSMQ
11 8 (0.38%) ISPF
12 7 (0.33%) Middleware
13 6 (0.28%) WSH
13 6 (0.28%) XML
14 5 (0.24%) CSS
14 5 (0.24%) Apache FOP
15 4 (0.19%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 195 (9.22%) Data Centre
2 179 (8.46%) Clustering
3 144 (6.81%) Video Conferencing
4 143 (6.76%) Blackberry
5 107 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
6 50 (2.36%) EqualLogic
6 50 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 39 (1.84%) Replication
8 22 (1.04%) PKI
8 22 (1.04%) iPhone
9 21 (0.99%) iPad
10 19 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (0.90%) Client/Server
11 18 (0.85%) CLARiiON
11 18 (0.85%) HP Storage
12 17 (0.80%) Computer Science
12 17 (0.80%) GIS
13 16 (0.76%) DTV
13 16 (0.76%) Private Cloud
14 15 (0.71%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 1296 (61.28%) Windows
2 582 (27.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 570 (26.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 295 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 206 (9.74%) Windows 7
6 158 (7.47%) Linux
7 93 (4.40%) Windows 8
8 85 (4.02%) Windows XP
9 58 (2.74%) Android
10 40 (1.89%) Apple iOS
11 37 (1.75%) UNIX
12 27 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 25 (1.18%) Mac OS X
14 19 (0.90%) CentOS
15 17 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
16 15 (0.71%) Mac OS
17 10 (0.47%) Windows Vista
17 10 (0.47%) Windows 2000
18 8 (0.38%) AIX
18 8 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (25.01%) ITIL
2 258 (12.20%) Migration
3 171 (8.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 132 (6.24%) Project Management
5 112 (5.30%) Service Delivery
5 112 (5.30%) Change Management
6 108 (5.11%) Mentoring
7 98 (4.63%) CRM
8 91 (4.30%) PRINCE2
9 83 (3.92%) Service Management
10 73 (3.45%) Load Balancing
10 73 (3.45%) High Availability
11 71 (3.36%) Business Continuity
12 66 (3.12%) Problem Management
13 65 (3.07%) Network Design
14 61 (2.88%) Incident Management
15 53 (2.51%) Mobile Device Management
16 50 (2.36%) ITSM
17 47 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
18 42 (1.99%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 313 (14.80%) SQL
2 252 (11.91%) PowerShell
3 37 (1.75%) VBScript
4 30 (1.42%) C#
5 17 (0.80%) C
6 16 (0.76%) VB
7 14 (0.66%) Perl
8 12 (0.57%) Python
9 10 (0.47%) Bash Shell
10 7 (0.33%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.19%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.19%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.19%) VBA
12 3 (0.14%) Ruby
12 3 (0.14%) Prolog
12 3 (0.14%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.14%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.095%) C++
13 2 (0.095%) Java
13 2 (0.095%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 525 (24.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 356 (16.83%) MCSE
3 292 (13.81%) Cisco Certification
4 217 (10.26%) MCITP
5 179 (8.46%) CCNP
6 170 (8.04%) CCNA
7 157 (7.42%) MCSA
8 151 (7.14%) Security Cleared
9 147 (6.95%) Degree
10 138 (6.52%) SC Cleared
11 111 (5.25%) MCP
12 109 (5.15%) MCTS
13 84 (3.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 56 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
15 42 (1.99%) CCDP
16 21 (0.99%) CCA
16 21 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
16 21 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 15 (0.71%) PhD
17 15 (0.71%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (9.03%) SLA
2 26 (1.23%) ISO 9001
3 23 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.57%) QA
4 12 (0.57%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.047%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1088 (51.44%) Active Directory
2 526 (24.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 400 (18.91%) Hyper-V
4 197 (9.31%) vSphere
5 183 (8.65%) XenApp
6 99 (4.68%) XenDesktop
7 98 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
8 82 (3.88%) VMware ESX
9 68 (3.22%) XenServer
10 47 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 37 (1.75%) Terminal Services
12 34 (1.61%) UAG
13 32 (1.51%) Forefront TMG
14 21 (0.99%) ISA Server
15 19 (0.90%) Xen
16 17 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 17 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 14 (0.66%) VMware Server
18 13 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
19 8 (0.38%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 508 (24.02%) SCCM
2 289 (13.66%) SCOM
3 80 (3.78%) Backup Exec
4 70 (3.31%) WSUS
5 67 (3.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 62 (2.93%) Cisco CUCM
7 51 (2.41%) AirWatch
8 47 (2.22%) SCVMM
9 37 (1.75%) NetBackup
10 26 (1.23%) ARCserve
11 25 (1.18%) vMotion
12 24 (1.13%) Windows Intune
13 23 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 21 (0.99%) Nagios
15 20 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
15 20 (0.95%) SCSM
16 19 (0.90%) FortiGate
17 17 (0.80%) HAProxy
17 17 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
17 17 (0.80%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1473 (69.65%) Microsoft
2 753 (35.60%) VMware
3 681 (32.20%) Cisco
4 415 (19.62%) Citrix
5 306 (14.47%) HP
6 203 (9.60%) Dell
7 191 (9.03%) Avaya
8 160 (7.57%) Symantec
9 122 (5.77%) EMC
10 104 (4.92%) Veeam
11 94 (4.44%) Mitel
12 93 (4.40%) Polycom
13 79 (3.74%) NetApp
14 73 (3.45%) CheckPoint
15 70 (3.31%) IBM
16 61 (2.88%) Juniper
16 61 (2.88%) F5
17 60 (2.84%) 3PAR
18 55 (2.60%) MobileIron
19 49 (2.32%) IronPort
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
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Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
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Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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