The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 96 94 90
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Lync 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.25% 0.083% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.49% 0.48% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £70,000 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.66% -31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -10.00%
Lync
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Application Platforms Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
201 210 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 16.67% 17.49% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 143 189 152
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,123
% change year-on-year
- +2.24%

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram 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 29 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
Chelmsford -7 1 £46,000 +22.66%
Lync
East of England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) ITIL
1 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) SCCM
5 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (33.33%) XenApp
5 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 3 (33.33%) 3PAR
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) Clustering
5 3 (33.33%) Change Management
5 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (33.33%) Brocade
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Network Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Design Authority
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Design Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Server Building
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
2 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Brocade
3 3 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
5 1 (11.11%) McAfee