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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 122 153 147
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -6
Permanent jobs citing Lync 60 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.61% 0.075% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.76% 0.33% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 52 1 7
Average salary £45,750 £90,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.16% +89.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £90,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £90,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.45%
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
887 603 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.81% 22.70% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 613 492 415
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -10.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Leeds

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 85 (76.58%) Microsoft
2 69 (62.16%) Windows
3 68 (61.26%) MS Exchange
4 57 (51.35%) Unified Communications
5 48 (43.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 48 (43.24%) Active Directory
6 42 (37.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 38 (34.23%) MCSE
8 37 (33.33%) DNS
9 34 (30.63%) DHCP
9 34 (30.63%) SharePoint
9 34 (30.63%) Firewall
10 30 (27.03%) Blackberry
11 29 (26.13%) Load Balancing
12 28 (25.23%) SAN
12 28 (25.23%) MS Excel
13 27 (24.32%) TCP/IP
13 27 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 26 (23.42%) SQL Server
14 26 (23.42%) Change Management
15 25 (22.52%) VPN
15 25 (22.52%) MPLS
15 25 (22.52%) Cisco
16 23 (20.72%) Cisco Certification
16 23 (20.72%) MCITP
16 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2012
17 22 (19.82%) SCCM
17 22 (19.82%) CCNA
18 21 (18.92%) Hyper-V
19 19 (17.12%) MCTS

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 68 (61.26%) MS Exchange
2 48 (43.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (30.63%) SharePoint
4 17 (15.32%) Office Communications Server
5 15 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (9.01%) IIS
7 9 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (4.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.90%) Apache
12 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (25.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS Project
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.61%) Office 365
2 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.70%) SaaS
3 3 (2.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 57 (51.35%) Unified Communications
2 37 (33.33%) DNS
3 34 (30.63%) DHCP
3 34 (30.63%) Firewall
4 28 (25.23%) SAN
5 27 (24.32%) TCP/IP
6 25 (22.52%) VPN
6 25 (22.52%) MPLS
7 18 (16.22%) PBX
8 9 (8.11%) PSTN
9 8 (7.21%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (7.21%) NetScaler
10 7 (6.31%) SMTP
10 7 (6.31%) H.323
11 4 (3.60%) VoIP
12 3 (2.70%) WAN
12 3 (2.70%) LAN
12 3 (2.70%) FTP
12 3 (2.70%) S/MIME
12 3 (2.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.90%) MSI
General
1 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
1 4 (3.60%) Billing
2 2 (1.80%) Local Government
3 1 (0.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (28.83%) Consultant
2 12 (10.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Consultant
4 9 (8.11%) Exchange Engineer
5 8 (7.21%) IT Consultant
5 8 (7.21%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (6.31%) Team Leader
6 7 (6.31%) Messaging Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) Communications Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Specialist
7 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 6 (5.41%) Sales Consultant
7 6 (5.41%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Communications Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Messaging Specialist
9 4 (3.60%) Exchange Specialist
9 4 (3.60%) Administrator
9 4 (3.60%) Architect
9 4 (3.60%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.90%) Middleware
1 1 (0.90%) XMPP
1 1 (0.90%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.03%) Blackberry
2 11 (9.91%) PKI
3 9 (8.11%) Clustering
4 5 (4.50%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.60%) CMDB
6 3 (2.70%) EqualLogic
6 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.90%) Replication
7 1 (0.90%) Statistics
7 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 69 (62.16%) Windows
2 27 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (10.81%) Linux
5 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.70%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.70%) CentOS
7 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.13%) Load Balancing
2 26 (23.42%) Change Management
3 16 (14.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (13.51%) ITIL
5 11 (9.91%) Service Delivery
6 9 (8.11%) Change Control
6 9 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (7.21%) CRM
8 7 (6.31%) Identity Management
8 7 (6.31%) Problem Management
9 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.50%) Migration
10 5 (4.50%) ITIL V3
11 4 (3.60%) Project Management
12 3 (2.70%) Service Management
12 3 (2.70%) Configuration Management
12 3 (2.70%) Business Continuity
12 3 (2.70%) ITSM
12 3 (2.70%) Network Load Balancing
12 3 (2.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.91%) SQL
2 9 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (37.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (34.23%) MCSE
3 23 (20.72%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (20.72%) MCITP
4 22 (19.82%) CCNA
5 19 (17.12%) MCTS
6 16 (14.41%) MCSA
7 8 (7.21%) CCA
7 8 (7.21%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (7.21%) CCEE
8 5 (4.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.60%) Degree
10 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.70%) CCIE
10 3 (2.70%) CCNP
11 1 (0.90%) ISEB
11 1 (0.90%) CCVP
11 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 48 (43.24%) Active Directory
2 21 (18.92%) Hyper-V
3 16 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (9.91%) UAG
5 10 (9.01%) XenDesktop
6 8 (7.21%) XenServer
7 5 (4.50%) vSphere
8 3 (2.70%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.80%) XenApp
10 1 (0.90%) NFS
10 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.90%) Xen
10 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (19.82%) SCCM
2 12 (10.81%) SCOM
3 8 (7.21%) ZABBIX
4 3 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.70%) SCDPM
4 3 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 85 (76.58%) Microsoft
2 25 (22.52%) Cisco
3 19 (17.12%) Citrix
4 18 (16.22%) VMware
5 11 (9.91%) Mitel
6 10 (9.01%) Siemens
6 10 (9.01%) Polycom
7 8 (7.21%) Juniper
8 6 (5.41%) Google
8 6 (5.41%) Postini
9 4 (3.60%) HP
9 4 (3.60%) Dell
9 4 (3.60%) Oracle
10 3 (2.70%) NetApp
10 3 (2.70%) Symantec
11 2 (1.80%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.90%) Adobe
12 1 (0.90%) EMC
12 1 (0.90%) Avaya
12 1 (0.90%) Tandberg
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