The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 128 125 119
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Lync 45 55 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.27% 1.47% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.93% 6.49% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 25
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -8.60%
Lync
West Yorkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
759 847 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.47% 22.62% 21.08%
Number of salaries quoted 571 669 476
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Lync
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Lync Salary Trend in Leeds

Lync
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Leeds

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 59 (85.51%) Microsoft
2 51 (73.91%) MS Exchange
3 49 (71.01%) Active Directory
4 33 (47.83%) Unified Communications
4 33 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (40.58%) Windows
6 27 (39.13%) MS Excel
7 21 (30.43%) WAN
7 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (28.99%) LAN
9 19 (27.54%) Cisco
9 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (27.54%) Exchange Server 2013
10 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
11 17 (24.64%) ITIL
12 15 (21.74%) VMware
13 14 (20.29%) MCSE
14 13 (18.84%) SCCM
15 12 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Certified Master
16 11 (15.94%) PowerShell
16 11 (15.94%) AirWatch
16 11 (15.94%) Blackberry
16 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (15.94%) Postini
16 11 (15.94%) Google
16 11 (15.94%) MCTS
16 11 (15.94%) Network Load Balancing
17 10 (14.49%) Root Cause Analysis

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 51 (73.91%) MS Exchange
2 33 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (27.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (11.59%) IBM Notes
6 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (39.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.25%) MS Office
3 4 (5.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 33 (47.83%) Unified Communications
2 21 (30.43%) WAN
3 20 (28.99%) LAN
4 5 (7.25%) SAN
4 5 (7.25%) Firewall
4 5 (7.25%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.80%) DNS
6 3 (4.35%) HTTPS
6 3 (4.35%) S/MIME
6 3 (4.35%) FTP
6 3 (4.35%) VoIP
6 3 (4.35%) SSH
7 2 (2.90%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.45%) PBX
8 1 (1.45%) DHCP
8 1 (1.45%) Wireless
8 1 (1.45%) OSPF
8 1 (1.45%) BGP
8 1 (1.45%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (2.90%) Electronics
1 2 (2.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Legal
2 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) Consultant
2 11 (15.94%) Exchange Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Communications Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Messaging Specialist
5 8 (11.59%) Exchange Specialist
5 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Specialist
6 4 (5.80%) Exchange Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Messaging Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Communications Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Applications Support Specialist
8 2 (2.90%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Blackberry
2 9 (13.04%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Clustering
3 1 (1.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.58%) Windows
2 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.80%) Linux
6 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.90%) Android
6 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) ITIL
2 11 (15.94%) Network Load Balancing
3 10 (14.49%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (10.14%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.25%) Project Management
6 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.80%) Change Management
6 4 (5.80%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.80%) High Availability
6 4 (5.80%) Cyber Security
7 3 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.35%) Migration
8 2 (2.90%) BCP
8 2 (2.90%) Time Management
8 2 (2.90%) People Management
9 1 (1.45%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.45%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.45%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) PowerShell
2 9 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (20.29%) MCSE
3 11 (15.94%) MCTS
3 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.35%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (4.35%) MCSA
6 3 (4.35%) CCNP
7 1 (1.45%) CCNA
7 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.45%) APMP
7 1 (1.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (71.01%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.80%) vSphere
3 4 (5.80%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.45%) MetaFrame
4 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.45%) XenApp
4 1 (1.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (18.84%) SCCM
2 11 (15.94%) AirWatch
3 5 (7.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (5.80%) SCOM
5 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.90%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.90%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 59 (85.51%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.54%) Cisco
3 15 (21.74%) VMware
4 11 (15.94%) Google
4 11 (15.94%) Postini
5 8 (11.59%) Lotus
6 6 (8.70%) HP
7 5 (7.25%) Symantec
7 5 (7.25%) Tandberg
8 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.80%) Citrix
9 3 (4.35%) Dell
10 2 (2.90%) CommVault
10 2 (2.90%) IBM
10 2 (2.90%) Adobe
10 2 (2.90%) IronPort
10 2 (2.90%) Sophos
11 1 (1.45%) Remedy
11 1 (1.45%) Intel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum 18% bonus, Pension, Healthcare + Other Benefit
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £300 - £301 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago