The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 90 86 88
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Lync 12 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.11% 0.70% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.08% 3.89% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 8
Average salary £36,250 £34,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.07% -31.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £34,500 £39,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £62,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
Lync
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
236 180 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.91% 18.05% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 231 141 174
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Lync
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Lync Salary Trend in Kent

Lync
Salary Histogram in Kent

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

Lync Salary Histogram in Kent

Lync
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Kent region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £26,500 - 2
West Malling - 3 £42,500 -
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (95.65%) Active Directory
3 21 (91.30%) Windows
3 21 (91.30%) SCOM
4 20 (86.96%) DNS
5 18 (78.26%) Firewall
6 17 (73.91%) SAN
6 17 (73.91%) Linux
6 17 (73.91%) SCVMM
6 17 (73.91%) SCCM
6 17 (73.91%) iSCSI
6 17 (73.91%) PowerShell
6 17 (73.91%) Hyper-V
6 17 (73.91%) Nimble Storage
7 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
8 15 (65.22%) IIS
9 14 (60.87%) EqualLogic
9 14 (60.87%) HAProxy
9 14 (60.87%) DevOps
9 14 (60.87%) SaaS
9 14 (60.87%) Redis
9 14 (60.87%) Capacity Management
10 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
11 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
11 5 (21.74%) Migration
11 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
12 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 15 (65.22%) IIS
2 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (60.87%) SaaS
2 4 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) DNS
2 18 (78.26%) Firewall
3 17 (73.91%) iSCSI
3 17 (73.91%) SAN
4 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 14 (60.87%) Redis
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Support Engineer
2 14 (60.87%) Systems Engineer
2 14 (60.87%) Systems Support
2 14 (60.87%) Systems Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) IT Support
3 3 (13.04%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) EqualLogic
2 4 (17.39%) Clustering
3 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) SCADA
4 1 (4.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Capacity Management
1 14 (60.87%) DevOps
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Change Management
4 3 (13.04%) Security Management
4 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (95.65%) Active Directory
2 17 (73.91%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (91.30%) SCOM
2 17 (73.91%) SCVMM
2 17 (73.91%) SCCM
3 14 (60.87%) HAProxy
4 4 (17.39%) Tivoli
5 3 (13.04%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (13.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (73.91%) Nimble Storage
3 4 (17.39%) IBM
3 4 (17.39%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) McAfee
4 3 (13.04%) Websense
4 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Wonderware
5 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Annapurna
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Annapurna
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago