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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Lync
Rank 346 267 351
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +84
Permanent jobs citing Lync 840 1162 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.89% 1.19% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.30% 5.55% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 699 1013 691
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
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
19551 20935 20494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.65% 21.47% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16676 17906 16956
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -54 389 £45,000 -10.00% 66
South East -74 179 £45,000 +5.88% 30
Yorkshire +2 59 £42,500 +6.25% 10
East Midlands -10 52 £39,250 +30.83% 3
North West +10 48 £32,500 -12.16% 12
South West -33 42 £34,250 -11.61% 10
West Midlands -11 40 £42,000 -13.84% 8
East of England -26 32 £40,000 -15.78% 10
North East -29 1 £22,500 -30.76% 3
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1237 (71.79%) Microsoft
2 1205 (69.94%) Windows
3 1051 (61.00%) Active Directory
4 832 (48.29%) MS Exchange
5 688 (39.93%) Windows Server
6 615 (35.69%) VMware
7 571 (33.14%) Cisco
8 542 (31.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 523 (30.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 493 (28.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 491 (28.50%) SharePoint
12 484 (28.09%) ITIL
13 471 (27.34%) Microsoft Certification
14 470 (27.28%) Office 365
15 458 (26.58%) VMware Infrastructure
16 436 (25.30%) MS Excel
17 415 (24.09%) DNS
18 410 (23.80%) Citrix
19 407 (23.62%) Firewall
20 367 (21.30%) MCSE
21 366 (21.24%) SCCM
22 355 (20.60%) Hyper-V
23 344 (19.97%) Windows 7
24 327 (18.98%) LAN
25 312 (18.11%) SQL Server
26 291 (16.89%) DHCP
27 285 (16.54%) HP
27 285 (16.54%) Exchange Server 2013
28 280 (16.25%) WAN
29 279 (16.19%) Unified Communications

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 832 (48.29%) MS Exchange
2 542 (31.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 491 (28.50%) SharePoint
4 285 (16.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 173 (10.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 116 (6.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 108 (6.27%) IIS
8 90 (5.22%) Office Communications Server
9 67 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2003
10 59 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 57 (3.31%) SharePoint 2010
12 19 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
13 18 (1.04%) MS Project Server
14 17 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
15 15 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2000
16 14 (0.81%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
17 7 (0.41%) CMS
17 7 (0.41%) IBM Notes
18 5 (0.29%) IBM Domino
19 3 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 436 (25.30%) MS Excel
2 277 (16.08%) MS Office
3 37 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (0.93%) MS Project
5 15 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.058%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.058%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 40 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.12%) Faxination
5 2 (0.12%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.12%) SAP CCM
5 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.058%) Eikon
6 1 (0.058%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 470 (27.28%) Office 365
2 167 (9.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (3.37%) Yammer
4 45 (2.61%) IaaS
5 40 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
6 37 (2.15%) Mimecast
7 20 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 13 (0.75%) PaaS
9 12 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (0.70%) SaaS
10 10 (0.58%) GitHub
11 9 (0.52%) OneDrive
12 8 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.35%) IBM PureFlex
14 3 (0.17%) Symantec.cloud
15 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
16 1 (0.058%) Amazon EC2
16 1 (0.058%) Force.com
16 1 (0.058%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 415 (24.09%) DNS
2 407 (23.62%) Firewall
3 327 (18.98%) LAN
4 291 (16.89%) DHCP
5 280 (16.25%) WAN
6 279 (16.19%) Unified Communications
7 272 (15.79%) SAN
8 264 (15.32%) Skype
9 236 (13.70%) VPN
10 174 (10.10%) TCP/IP
11 145 (8.42%) VLAN
12 127 (7.37%) VoIP
13 114 (6.62%) Cisco ASA
13 114 (6.62%) Wireless
14 107 (6.21%) NAS
15 92 (5.34%) IPsec
15 92 (5.34%) MPLS
16 69 (4.00%) Internet
17 63 (3.66%) Network Security
18 58 (3.37%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (18.11%) SQL Server
2 118 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 83 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
5 17 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 7 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (0.35%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.29%) GIS
8 5 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.17%) DB2
9 3 (0.17%) MySQL
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.12%) Big Data
10 2 (0.12%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.12%) Power BI
11 1 (0.058%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 19 (1.10%) Visual Studio
2 15 (0.87%) JIRA
3 10 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.35%) Subversion
5 4 (0.23%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.17%) MSI
7 2 (0.12%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.12%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.12%) Xcode
8 1 (0.058%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.058%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.058%) WinDbg
General
1 199 (11.55%) Finance
2 83 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 58 (3.37%) Retail
4 56 (3.25%) Legal
5 41 (2.38%) Banking
6 36 (2.09%) Back Office
7 30 (1.74%) Law
8 28 (1.63%) Marketing
9 14 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.64%) Games
10 11 (0.64%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.52%) Spanish Language
12 7 (0.41%) Advertising
12 7 (0.41%) Billing
12 7 (0.41%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.41%) Front Office
13 6 (0.35%) Private Banking
14 5 (0.29%) Electronics
14 5 (0.29%) German Language
14 5 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 275 (15.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 207 (12.01%) Support Engineer
3 189 (10.97%) Analyst
4 164 (9.52%) Consultant
5 114 (6.62%) Architect
6 108 (6.27%) Lync Engineer
7 99 (5.75%) IT Engineer
8 97 (5.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 93 (5.40%) 2nd Line Support
10 90 (5.22%) Administrator
11 80 (4.64%) IT Support
12 78 (4.53%) Support Analyst
13 77 (4.47%) Network Engineer
14 75 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
15 71 (4.12%) Microsoft Engineer
16 70 (4.06%) Desktop Support
17 64 (3.71%) Exchange Engineer
17 64 (3.71%) Team Leader
18 59 (3.42%) Messaging Engineer
18 59 (3.42%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (4.47%) .NET
2 62 (3.60%) XMPP
3 29 (1.68%) MSMQ
4 21 (1.22%) COM
5 20 (1.16%) HTML
6 16 (0.93%) ASP.NET
7 15 (0.87%) Web Services
8 10 (0.58%) Apache Cordova
8 10 (0.58%) REST
8 10 (0.58%) SOAP
8 10 (0.58%) VXML
9 8 (0.46%) CSS
10 6 (0.35%) SAP Basis
11 5 (0.29%) 802.1X
11 5 (0.29%) SAP Business Workflow
12 4 (0.23%) RESTful
13 2 (0.12%) HTML5
13 2 (0.12%) Middleware
13 2 (0.12%) Velocity
14 1 (0.058%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 246 (14.28%) Data Centre
2 179 (10.39%) Blackberry
3 167 (9.69%) Clustering
4 133 (7.72%) Video Conferencing
5 78 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
6 42 (2.44%) Computer Science
7 38 (2.21%) iPhone
7 38 (2.21%) Management Information System
8 35 (2.03%) Driving Licence
9 34 (1.97%) EqualLogic
10 33 (1.92%) iPad
11 31 (1.80%) EMC VNX
12 30 (1.74%) Fat Client
12 30 (1.74%) Thin Client
13 24 (1.39%) HP Storage
13 24 (1.39%) PKI
14 23 (1.33%) Statistics
15 22 (1.28%) e-Learning
16 19 (1.10%) Client/Server
16 19 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1205 (69.94%) Windows
2 688 (39.93%) Windows Server
3 523 (30.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 493 (28.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 344 (19.97%) Windows 7
6 182 (10.56%) Linux
7 168 (9.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 100 (5.80%) Windows 8
9 86 (4.99%) Mac OS
10 77 (4.47%) Android
11 58 (3.37%) Windows XP
12 50 (2.90%) Apple iOS
13 46 (2.67%) Mac OS X
13 46 (2.67%) Windows 10
14 30 (1.74%) Unix
15 29 (1.68%) Solaris
16 28 (1.63%) Windows Phone
17 26 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 25 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
19 14 (0.81%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (28.09%) ITIL
2 189 (10.97%) Migration
3 130 (7.54%) Presales
4 115 (6.67%) Project Management
5 97 (5.63%) Service Management
6 95 (5.51%) Change Management
7 80 (4.64%) Service Delivery
8 79 (4.59%) Mentoring
9 75 (4.35%) Load Balancing
10 70 (4.06%) PRINCE2
11 67 (3.89%) Incident Management
12 66 (3.83%) CRM
13 64 (3.71%) Disaster Recovery
14 55 (3.19%) High Availability
15 54 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
15 54 (3.13%) Data Management
16 51 (2.96%) Network Load Balancing
17 48 (2.79%) Patch Management
18 42 (2.44%) Asset Management
18 42 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 262 (15.21%) SQL
2 204 (11.84%) PowerShell
3 32 (1.86%) C#
4 30 (1.74%) VB
5 29 (1.68%) C
6 14 (0.81%) JavaScript
7 9 (0.52%) VBScript
8 7 (0.41%) Bash Shell
8 7 (0.41%) Python
8 7 (0.41%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.29%) Java
10 3 (0.17%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.12%) Perl
11 2 (0.12%) VBA
12 1 (0.058%) C++
12 1 (0.058%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.058%) PHP
12 1 (0.058%) R
12 1 (0.058%) Ruby
12 1 (0.058%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 471 (27.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 367 (21.30%) MCSE
3 211 (12.25%) Cisco Certification
4 181 (10.50%) MCITP
5 168 (9.75%) MCSA
6 144 (8.36%) CCNA
7 125 (7.25%) Degree
8 108 (6.27%) Security Cleared
9 95 (5.51%) MCP
10 88 (5.11%) CCNP
11 81 (4.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 59 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
13 57 (3.31%) SC Cleared
14 41 (2.38%) MCTS
15 40 (2.32%) DV Cleared
16 31 (1.80%) CCIE
17 24 (1.39%) A+ Certification
18 16 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
19 15 (0.87%) CCDP
19 15 (0.87%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (6.21%) SLA
2 27 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.35%) QA
4 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.12%) BS7799
5 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.058%) ISO22301
System Software
1 1051 (61.00%) Active Directory
2 458 (26.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 355 (20.60%) Hyper-V
4 165 (9.58%) XenApp
5 130 (7.54%) vSphere
6 64 (3.71%) VMware ESX
7 63 (3.66%) Terminal Services
8 54 (3.13%) XenDesktop
9 32 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
10 28 (1.63%) Forefront TMG
10 28 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 26 (1.51%) VMware Workstation
12 19 (1.10%) VMware Server
13 16 (0.93%) vCloud
14 15 (0.87%) XenServer
15 14 (0.81%) ISA Server
16 12 (0.70%) BitLocker
16 12 (0.70%) Firmware
17 9 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 6 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 366 (21.24%) SCCM
2 251 (14.57%) SCOM
3 95 (5.51%) Backup Exec
4 92 (5.34%) WSUS
5 63 (3.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 61 (3.54%) Cisco CUCM
7 53 (3.08%) NetBackup
8 42 (2.44%) SCVMM
9 36 (2.09%) Norton AntiVirus
10 33 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
11 25 (1.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 23 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 19 (1.10%) MOM
14 15 (0.87%) SCOrch
14 15 (0.87%) Windows Intune
15 14 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 12 (0.70%) Cisco UCCE
16 12 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
16 12 (0.70%) HP SIM
16 12 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1237 (71.79%) Microsoft
2 615 (35.69%) VMware
3 571 (33.14%) Cisco
4 410 (23.80%) Citrix
5 285 (16.54%) HP
6 193 (11.20%) Symantec
7 188 (10.91%) Dell
8 108 (6.27%) NetApp
9 95 (5.51%) Avaya
10 92 (5.34%) EMC
11 85 (4.93%) Veeam
12 82 (4.76%) Polycom
13 64 (3.71%) SolarWinds
14 63 (3.66%) Apple
15 62 (3.60%) IBM
16 60 (3.48%) Juniper
16 60 (3.48%) McAfee
17 52 (3.02%) F5
18 49 (2.84%) Oracle
18 49 (2.84%) SAP
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Bens Pack
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Up to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £90,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car allowance + Bonus + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + CAR allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Jenrick IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits pension, health insurance, 25 days
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £38500 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Oncall (not immediate), Overtime
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits - 25%
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Evercom
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Technology People UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £70k, Health, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-60,000 DOTE Uncapped and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Very competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago