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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 150 151 148
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Lync 35 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.93% 0.15% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.95% 0.63% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 28 4 10
Average salary £39,750 £67,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.11% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £90,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
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
887 634 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.53% 23.94% 20.99%
Number of salaries quoted 597 538 474
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 16 September 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Leeds

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 76 (73.79%) Microsoft
2 65 (63.11%) Windows
2 65 (63.11%) MS Exchange
3 54 (52.43%) Unified Communications
4 48 (46.60%) Active Directory
5 44 (42.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 39 (37.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (33.01%) MCSE
8 30 (29.13%) DNS
8 30 (29.13%) SharePoint
9 29 (28.16%) Firewall
10 28 (27.18%) MS Excel
11 27 (26.21%) DHCP
12 26 (25.24%) Blackberry
13 25 (24.27%) Load Balancing
14 23 (22.33%) SCCM
14 23 (22.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (22.33%) SAN
14 23 (22.33%) Change Management
14 23 (22.33%) MCITP
15 22 (21.36%) TCP/IP
16 21 (20.39%) Cisco
17 20 (19.42%) VPN
17 20 (19.42%) MPLS
17 20 (19.42%) Windows Server 2012
18 19 (18.45%) Hyper-V
19 18 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (17.48%) Cisco Certification
19 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
19 18 (17.48%) MCTS

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 65 (63.11%) MS Exchange
2 44 (42.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (29.13%) SharePoint
4 13 (12.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (11.65%) Office Communications Server
6 7 (6.80%) IIS
7 6 (5.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.91%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.97%) Apache
Applications
1 28 (27.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.71%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) MS Project
4 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.53%) Office 365
2 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.91%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 54 (52.43%) Unified Communications
2 30 (29.13%) DNS
3 29 (28.16%) Firewall
4 27 (26.21%) DHCP
5 23 (22.33%) SAN
6 22 (21.36%) TCP/IP
7 20 (19.42%) VPN
7 20 (19.42%) MPLS
8 14 (13.59%) PBX
9 7 (6.80%) H.323
9 7 (6.80%) SMTP
9 7 (6.80%) PSTN
10 5 (4.85%) NetScaler
10 5 (4.85%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (4.85%) FTP
10 5 (4.85%) HTTPS
11 3 (2.91%) NAS
11 3 (2.91%) S/MIME
11 3 (2.91%) VoIP
12 1 (0.97%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MSI
General
1 4 (3.88%) Billing
1 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.94%) Local Government
3 1 (0.97%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (30.10%) Consultant
2 11 (10.68%) Microsoft Consultant
3 10 (9.71%) Exchange Engineer
4 9 (8.74%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Specialist
6 7 (6.80%) Team Leader
6 7 (6.80%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Communications Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 6 (5.83%) Sales Consultant
7 6 (5.83%) IT Consultant
7 6 (5.83%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (5.83%) Messaging Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Messaging Specialist
8 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (4.85%) Exchange Specialist
9 4 (3.88%) Communications Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) Middleware
1 1 (0.97%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.24%) Blackberry
2 13 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.68%) PKI
4 10 (9.71%) User Experience
5 6 (5.83%) Clustering
6 4 (3.88%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.94%) CMDB
8 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 65 (63.11%) Windows
2 23 (22.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (19.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (10.68%) Linux
5 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.97%) Android
7 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.27%) Load Balancing
2 23 (22.33%) Change Management
3 17 (16.50%) ITIL
4 12 (11.65%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (9.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.80%) PRINCE2
6 7 (6.80%) Identity Management
7 6 (5.83%) Migration
7 6 (5.83%) Project Management
7 6 (5.83%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.83%) Change Control
8 5 (4.85%) ITIL V3
8 5 (4.85%) High Availability
8 5 (4.85%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.85%) CRM
8 5 (4.85%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.88%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (2.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.91%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.91%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.68%) SQL
2 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (37.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (33.01%) MCSE
3 23 (22.33%) MCITP
4 18 (17.48%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (17.48%) MCTS
5 17 (16.50%) CCNA
6 15 (14.56%) MCSA
7 8 (7.77%) CCA
7 8 (7.77%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (7.77%) CCEE
8 5 (4.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.88%) Degree
9 4 (3.88%) CCIE
9 4 (3.88%) CCNP
9 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.97%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.88%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 48 (46.60%) Active Directory
2 19 (18.45%) Hyper-V
3 18 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (10.68%) UAG
5 10 (9.71%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.85%) vSphere
6 5 (4.85%) XenServer
6 5 (4.85%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.94%) XenApp
8 1 (0.97%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (22.33%) SCCM
2 11 (10.68%) SCOM
3 5 (4.85%) ZABBIX
4 3 (2.91%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.91%) SCDPM
4 3 (2.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 76 (73.79%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.39%) Cisco
3 18 (17.48%) VMware
4 16 (15.53%) Citrix
5 7 (6.80%) Polycom
5 7 (6.80%) Postini
5 7 (6.80%) Siemens
5 7 (6.80%) Mitel
5 7 (6.80%) Google
6 5 (4.85%) Juniper
7 4 (3.88%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.88%) NetApp
8 3 (2.91%) Symantec
9 2 (1.94%) Oracle
9 2 (1.94%) HP
10 1 (0.97%) RightFax
10 1 (0.97%) Dell
10 1 (0.97%) Adobe
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago