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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 97 126 129
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +3
Permanent jobs citing Lync 64 56 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.99% 1.53% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.67% 6.22% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 54 50 16
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £36,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -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
738 900 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.98% 24.64% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 553 708 446
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 29 May 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Leeds

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 72 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 62 (68.89%) MS Exchange
3 52 (57.78%) Active Directory
4 38 (42.22%) Unified Communications
5 34 (37.78%) MS Excel
5 34 (37.78%) Cisco
5 34 (37.78%) WAN
6 33 (36.67%) LAN
7 31 (34.44%) SQL Server
8 30 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 28 (31.11%) ITIL
9 28 (31.11%) Windows
10 24 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (23.33%) VMware
11 21 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
12 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (15.56%) SQL
15 14 (15.56%) MCSE
16 13 (14.44%) Video Conferencing
17 11 (12.22%) Incident Management
17 11 (12.22%) VoIP
17 11 (12.22%) PowerShell
18 10 (11.11%) SCCM
18 10 (11.11%) AirWatch
18 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Certified Master
18 10 (11.11%) Blackberry
18 10 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 10 (11.11%) MCTS

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 62 (68.89%) MS Exchange
2 30 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (10.00%) IBM Notes
6 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (37.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.78%) MS Office
3 4 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (42.22%) Unified Communications
2 34 (37.78%) WAN
3 33 (36.67%) LAN
4 11 (12.22%) VoIP
5 9 (10.00%) Telepresence
6 7 (7.78%) Firewall
7 5 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (5.56%) SAN
7 5 (5.56%) DNS
8 3 (3.33%) SSH
8 3 (3.33%) HTTPS
8 3 (3.33%) FTP
9 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.22%) DHCP
9 2 (2.22%) ISDN
9 2 (2.22%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.11%) Multicast
10 1 (1.11%) Spanning Tree
10 1 (1.11%) NAS
10 1 (1.11%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (34.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.22%) Electronics
2 2 (2.22%) Local Government
2 2 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (1.11%) Legal
3 1 (1.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (23.33%) Communications Engineer
2 16 (17.78%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 12 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) Consultant
5 10 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Exchange Specialist
8 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Specialist
9 5 (5.56%) Messaging Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) Messaging Specialist
10 4 (4.44%) Exchange Consultant
10 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.33%) Senior Manager
11 3 (3.33%) Support Engineer
11 3 (3.33%) Support Specialist
11 3 (3.33%) Communications Manager
11 3 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 8 (8.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.11%) CMDB
4 1 (1.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.11%) Windows
2 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.44%) Linux
6 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.33%) Android
7 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.11%) ITIL
2 11 (12.22%) Incident Management
3 9 (10.00%) Cyber Security
4 6 (6.67%) Change Management
4 6 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
5 5 (5.56%) Project Management
6 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.44%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.44%) High Availability
7 3 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.22%) BCP
8 2 (2.22%) Migration
8 2 (2.22%) Time Management
8 2 (2.22%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.22%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.11%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.11%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.11%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.56%) SQL
2 11 (12.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (15.56%) MCSE
3 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 10 (11.11%) MCTS
4 6 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.56%) CCNP
6 4 (4.44%) MCSA
6 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.33%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (3.33%) CCNA
8 1 (1.11%) APMP
8 1 (1.11%) MCITP
8 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
1 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.11%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.11%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (57.78%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.44%) Terminal Services
3 4 (4.44%) vSphere
4 1 (1.11%) XenApp
4 1 (1.11%) XenServer
4 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.11%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) SCCM
1 10 (11.11%) AirWatch
2 6 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.33%) SCOM
4 2 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.22%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.11%) vMotion
5 1 (1.11%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 72 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 34 (37.78%) Cisco
3 21 (23.33%) VMware
4 9 (10.00%) Lotus
4 9 (10.00%) Tandberg
5 6 (6.67%) HP
6 5 (5.56%) Postini
6 5 (5.56%) Google
7 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.33%) Symantec
8 3 (3.33%) Dell
9 2 (2.22%) IBM
9 2 (2.22%) Adobe
9 2 (2.22%) Citrix
9 2 (2.22%) Juniper
9 2 (2.22%) CommVault
9 2 (2.22%) Remedy
9 2 (2.22%) Sophos
9 2 (2.22%) Mitel
10 1 (1.11%) Clearswift
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