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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 143 139 148
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Lync 35 50 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.99% 1.35% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.69% 5.70% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 30 43 2
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,440 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £85,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
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
747 877 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.08% 23.67% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 562 594 506
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 31 August 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Leeds

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 82 (82.83%) Microsoft
2 73 (73.74%) MS Exchange
3 62 (62.63%) Active Directory
4 41 (41.41%) Windows
5 38 (38.38%) Cisco
6 36 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 36 (36.36%) Unified Communications
7 35 (35.35%) LAN
7 35 (35.35%) WAN
8 34 (34.34%) MS Excel
9 33 (33.33%) ITIL
10 32 (32.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (31.31%) Exchange Server 2010
12 30 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 30 (30.30%) VMware
13 26 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
16 18 (18.18%) PowerShell
16 18 (18.18%) MCSE
17 16 (16.16%) DNS
17 16 (16.16%) Blackberry
17 16 (16.16%) Video Conferencing
18 15 (15.15%) SQL
19 14 (14.14%) SharePoint
19 14 (14.14%) SAN
19 14 (14.14%) SCCM
20 13 (13.13%) Cyber Security
20 13 (13.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 12 (12.12%) Incident Management

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 73 (73.74%) MS Exchange
2 31 (31.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (14.14%) SharePoint
5 13 (13.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (6.06%) IBM Notes
7 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.01%) IIS
8 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (34.34%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.08%) MS Office
3 4 (4.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.09%) Office 365
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (36.36%) Unified Communications
2 35 (35.35%) LAN
2 35 (35.35%) WAN
3 16 (16.16%) DNS
4 14 (14.14%) SAN
5 12 (12.12%) Telepresence
6 10 (10.10%) Firewall
7 8 (8.08%) VoIP
8 7 (7.07%) Internet
9 5 (5.05%) DMZ
9 5 (5.05%) DHCP
9 5 (5.05%) TCP/IP
9 5 (5.05%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (4.04%) SSH
10 4 (4.04%) VPN
10 4 (4.04%) FTP
10 4 (4.04%) HTTPS
11 2 (2.02%) VLAN
11 2 (2.02%) ISDN
12 1 (1.01%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.07%) Finance
3 2 (2.02%) Law
3 2 (2.02%) Back Office
3 2 (2.02%) Local Government
4 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (23.23%) Communications Engineer
2 21 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (19.19%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 10 (10.10%) Exchange Engineer
5 9 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Consultant
8 4 (4.04%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Communications Manager
9 3 (3.03%) Exchange Consultant
9 3 (3.03%) Messaging Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Applications Specialist
9 3 (3.03%) Support Specialist
10 2 (2.02%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 2 (2.02%) Desktop Engineer
10 2 (2.02%) Server Support
10 2 (2.02%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) Web Services
1 3 (3.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Blackberry
1 16 (16.16%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (7.07%) Clustering
2 7 (7.07%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.05%) SecurID
3 5 (5.05%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.02%) User Experience
5 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.01%) CMDB
5 1 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (41.41%) Windows
2 32 (32.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (10.10%) Linux
6 5 (5.05%) Debian
7 4 (4.04%) Android
7 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.02%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.02%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.33%) ITIL
2 13 (13.13%) Cyber Security
3 12 (12.12%) Incident Management
4 11 (11.11%) Change Management
5 6 (6.06%) Migration
6 5 (5.05%) Load Balancing
6 5 (5.05%) High Availability
7 4 (4.04%) Service Management
8 3 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.03%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.02%) Software Deployment
9 2 (2.02%) Time Management
9 2 (2.02%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.02%) BCP
10 1 (1.01%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.01%) Project Management
10 1 (1.01%) ITSM
10 1 (1.01%) E-Discovery
10 1 (1.01%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 15 (15.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (18.18%) MCSE
3 9 (9.09%) MCITP
4 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 8 (8.08%) MCTS
5 6 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (5.05%) CCNP
7 3 (3.03%) CCNA
8 2 (2.02%) MCSA
8 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.02%) SLA
3 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 62 (62.63%) Active Directory
2 26 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.09%) vSphere
4 4 (4.04%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.02%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.01%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.01%) XenApp
6 1 (1.01%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (14.14%) SCCM
2 9 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (8.08%) SCOM
3 8 (8.08%) AirWatch
4 5 (5.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.02%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.02%) WSUS
6 1 (1.01%) vMotion
6 1 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.01%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 82 (82.83%) Microsoft
2 38 (38.38%) Cisco
3 30 (30.30%) VMware
4 9 (9.09%) Tandberg
4 9 (9.09%) HP
5 8 (8.08%) Red Hat
5 8 (8.08%) Symantec
6 7 (7.07%) NetApp
7 6 (6.06%) Lotus
8 5 (5.05%) Citrix
8 5 (5.05%) Veeam
8 5 (5.05%) MobileIron
8 5 (5.05%) CommVault
9 4 (4.04%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.03%) Remedy
11 2 (2.02%) Sophos
11 2 (2.02%) Apple
11 2 (2.02%) Juniper
11 2 (2.02%) IBM
11 2 (2.02%) Adobe
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