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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 143 128 127
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Lync 25 51 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 1.54% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.34% 6.56% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13 50 18
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +9.19%
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
748 778 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.05% 23.48% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 589 589 560
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £52,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Leeds

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 41 (80.39%) Microsoft
2 38 (74.51%) MS Exchange
3 36 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 32 (62.75%) Windows
5 31 (60.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (56.86%) Unified Communications
7 19 (37.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 18 (35.29%) Postini
8 18 (35.29%) Google
8 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
9 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (31.37%) Network Load Balancing
10 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (29.41%) SCCM
12 14 (27.45%) MCSE
13 11 (21.57%) Cisco
13 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (19.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
15 9 (17.65%) ITIL
16 8 (15.69%) MCTS
16 8 (15.69%) Blackberry
17 7 (13.73%) Change Management
17 7 (13.73%) SQL
17 7 (13.73%) Office 365
18 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2
18 6 (11.76%) SLA
18 6 (11.76%) Project Management

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 38 (74.51%) MS Exchange
2 31 (60.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (19.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.96%) IIS
6 1 (1.96%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
3 2 (3.92%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Office 365
2 3 (5.88%) Google Apps
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) Unified Communications
2 6 (11.76%) SAN
3 5 (9.80%) Firewall
3 5 (9.80%) S/MIME
4 4 (7.84%) HTTPS
4 4 (7.84%) FTP
5 3 (5.88%) PBX
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.92%) SSH
6 2 (3.92%) VoIP
7 1 (1.96%) WAN
7 1 (1.96%) SMTP
7 1 (1.96%) DNS
7 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Exchange Engineer
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Specialist
2 13 (25.49%) Messaging Specialist
2 13 (25.49%) Exchange Specialist
2 13 (25.49%) Systems Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) Consultant
5 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Sales Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Exchange Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Messaging Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Middleware
1 1 (1.96%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) PKI
3 1 (1.96%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 32 (62.75%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.80%) Linux
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Root Cause Analysis
2 16 (31.37%) Network Load Balancing
3 9 (17.65%) ITIL
4 7 (13.73%) Change Management
5 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 6 (11.76%) Project Management
5 6 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 6 (11.76%) Migration
6 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.80%) High Availability
7 3 (5.88%) Service Management
7 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.88%) ITSM
8 2 (3.92%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.92%) People Management
8 2 (3.92%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.96%) Change Control
9 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (13.73%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) VBScript
3 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (27.45%) MCSE
3 8 (15.69%) MCTS
4 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 5 (9.80%) MCSA
6 4 (7.84%) MCITP
7 3 (5.88%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.92%) CCIE
8 2 (3.92%) CCNP
8 2 (3.92%) CCNA
9 1 (1.96%) ISEB
9 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.96%) Degree
9 1 (1.96%) APMP
9 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.80%) vSphere
3 5 (9.80%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.96%) UAG
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (29.41%) SCCM
2 5 (9.80%) SCOM
2 5 (9.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (3.92%) XenMobile
3 2 (3.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.96%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (1.96%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.96%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 41 (80.39%) Microsoft
2 18 (35.29%) Google
2 18 (35.29%) Postini
3 11 (21.57%) Cisco
4 6 (11.76%) VMware
5 5 (9.80%) CheckPoint
5 5 (9.80%) Symantec
6 4 (7.84%) HP
7 3 (5.88%) Dell
7 3 (5.88%) NetApp
7 3 (5.88%) IronPort
8 2 (3.92%) Citrix
8 2 (3.92%) CommVault
9 1 (1.96%) Remedy
9 1 (1.96%) Sophos
9 1 (1.96%) Trend Micro
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago