The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 117 136 148
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +12
Permanent jobs citing Lync 27 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.09% 0.75% 0.076%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.86% 3.53% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 1
Average salary £50,500 £42,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.82% -39.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Application Platforms Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
556 566 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.37% 21.34% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 471 476 466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,562 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Lync
East of England

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Lync
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Lync Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Lync
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Lync
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Watford 0 21 £50,500 +1.00% 4
Lync
East of England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 39 (90.70%) Microsoft
2 32 (74.42%) MS Excel
3 23 (53.49%) Hyper-V
4 19 (44.19%) SharePoint
5 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
6 16 (37.21%) Windows
7 15 (34.88%) MCSE
7 15 (34.88%) Cisco
7 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (32.56%) MS Exchange
8 14 (32.56%) Security Architecture
8 14 (32.56%) MCITP
8 14 (32.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (30.23%) Migration
10 12 (27.91%) VMware
11 11 (25.58%) Risk Assessment
11 11 (25.58%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (25.58%) PKI
11 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (25.58%) Risk Analysis
11 11 (25.58%) Security Testing
11 11 (25.58%) NetApp
11 11 (25.58%) EMC
11 11 (25.58%) Database Security
12 10 (23.26%) Citrix
12 10 (23.26%) Network Architecture
12 10 (23.26%) vSphere
12 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (23.26%) XenApp
12 10 (23.26%) XenDesktop

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 19 (44.19%) SharePoint
2 14 (32.56%) MS Exchange
2 14 (32.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (18.60%) SAS
4 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (9.30%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (4.65%) IIS
7 2 (4.65%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.33%) WorkSite
8 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 32 (74.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) SAN
1 8 (18.60%) Firewall
1 8 (18.60%) iSCSI
1 8 (18.60%) NAS
1 8 (18.60%) NetScaler
1 8 (18.60%) Unified Communications
2 5 (11.63%) VPN
3 4 (9.30%) PBX
4 3 (6.98%) VoIP
4 3 (6.98%) DNS
5 2 (4.65%) DHCP
6 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.33%) Intranet
6 1 (2.33%) Internet
6 1 (2.33%) ISDN
6 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Analyst
2 16 (37.21%) Consultant
3 14 (32.56%) Security Analyst
4 13 (30.23%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 13 (30.23%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (30.23%) Senior Security Analyst
4 13 (30.23%) IT Security Analyst
5 8 (18.60%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (11.63%) Project Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Server Support
8 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Wintel Support
8 2 (4.65%) Server Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Server Support Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (2.33%) XMPP
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) PKI
2 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.65%) CLARiiON
2 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.65%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Security Architecture
2 13 (30.23%) Migration
3 11 (25.58%) Risk Assessment
3 11 (25.58%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (25.58%) Risk Analysis
3 11 (25.58%) Security Testing
3 11 (25.58%) Database Security
4 10 (23.26%) Network Architecture
5 8 (18.60%) Network Design
6 7 (16.28%) Time Management
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL
8 1 (2.33%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.33%) Web Design
8 1 (2.33%) Workflow
8 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.33%) Project Management
8 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) MCSE
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (32.56%) MCITP
3 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (20.93%) CCNP
4 8 (18.60%) CCNA
4 8 (18.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (18.60%) NCDA
4 8 (18.60%) NCIE
4 8 (18.60%) VCAP
5 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.33%) MCP
6 1 (2.33%) CCDA
6 1 (2.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (53.49%) Hyper-V
2 10 (23.26%) vSphere
2 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (23.26%) XenApp
2 10 (23.26%) XenDesktop
3 9 (20.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) SCCM
1 9 (20.93%) SCOM
2 2 (4.65%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (4.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.33%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.33%) SCSM
3 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (90.70%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.88%) Cisco
3 12 (27.91%) VMware
4 11 (25.58%) NetApp
4 11 (25.58%) EMC
5 10 (23.26%) Citrix
6 8 (18.60%) HP
6 8 (18.60%) Dell
6 8 (18.60%) IBM
6 8 (18.60%) Juniper
6 8 (18.60%) WatchGuard
7 4 (9.30%) Avaya
8 2 (4.65%) Symantec
8 2 (4.65%) CommVault
8 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.33%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.33%) Proofpoint
9 1 (2.33%) IronPort
9 1 (2.33%) BT
9 1 (2.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Vertex Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £42500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Watford
IT HR
Salary: £53000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago