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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 153 127 108
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -19
Permanent jobs citing Lync 25 47 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.69% 1.36% 1.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.14% 6.29% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 19 46 20
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £35,000 £33,850
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
796 747 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.92% 21.65% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 621 569 495
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,350 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 5 March 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Leeds

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 38 (84.44%) Microsoft
2 36 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
4 30 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (55.56%) Windows
6 22 (48.89%) Unified Communications
7 17 (37.78%) MS Excel
8 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (31.11%) MCSE
10 14 (31.11%) Postini
10 14 (31.11%) Root Cause Analysis
10 14 (31.11%) Google
10 14 (31.11%) Network Load Balancing
11 13 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2013
12 12 (26.67%) SCCM
12 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (20.00%) Blackberry
15 8 (17.78%) VMware
15 8 (17.78%) MCTS
15 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certified Master
15 8 (17.78%) Cisco
16 7 (15.56%) ITIL
16 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
16 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
17 6 (13.33%) Office 365
17 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
18 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 36 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 30 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (6.67%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.22%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (37.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (48.89%) Unified Communications
2 5 (11.11%) SAN
3 4 (8.89%) Firewall
4 3 (6.67%) S/MIME
4 3 (6.67%) FTP
4 3 (6.67%) HTTPS
4 3 (6.67%) PBX
4 3 (6.67%) VoIP
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.44%) IP Telephony
5 2 (4.44%) SSH
6 1 (2.22%) DNS
6 1 (2.22%) WAN
6 1 (2.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.44%) Electronics
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Exchange Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Consultant
2 11 (24.44%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Specialist
2 11 (24.44%) Exchange Specialist
2 11 (24.44%) Messaging Specialist
3 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Sales Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Messaging Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Messaging Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Exchange Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Middleware
1 1 (2.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.22%) Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) PKI
2 1 (2.22%) CMDB
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (55.56%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.89%) Linux
5 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Root Cause Analysis
1 14 (31.11%) Network Load Balancing
2 7 (15.56%) ITIL
3 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 5 (11.11%) Change Management
3 5 (11.11%) Project Management
3 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.89%) High Availability
4 4 (8.89%) Migration
4 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.44%) People Management
5 2 (4.44%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.22%) ITSM
6 1 (2.22%) Service Management
6 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.22%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.22%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) C
3 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (31.11%) MCSE
3 8 (17.78%) MCTS
3 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
4 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.89%) MCSA
6 3 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (4.44%) MCITP
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.22%) CCIE
8 1 (2.22%) CCNP
8 1 (2.22%) CCNA
8 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.22%) VCP4
8 1 (2.22%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) PMBOK
System Software
1 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) vSphere
3 4 (8.89%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (4.44%) XenMobile
3 2 (4.44%) SCOM
3 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.22%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 38 (84.44%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.11%) Postini
2 14 (31.11%) Google
3 8 (17.78%) VMware
3 8 (17.78%) Cisco
4 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
4 4 (8.89%) HP
5 3 (6.67%) Dell
5 3 (6.67%) Symantec
5 3 (6.67%) Lotus
5 3 (6.67%) IronPort
6 2 (4.44%) CommVault
6 2 (4.44%) Citrix
7 1 (2.22%) Remedy
7 1 (2.22%) Sophos
7 1 (2.22%) NetApp
7 1 (2.22%) Trend Micro
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago