The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Essex region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 87 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.085% 0.26% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.51% 1.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Application Platforms Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
196 177 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 16.67% 15.54% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 175 161 203
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Lync
East of England

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Lync
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Essex region.

Lync Salary Trend in Essex

Lync
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 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
Chelmsford -8 1 £37,500 -31.81%
Lync
East of England

Lync
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft