The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 51 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs citing Lync 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.98% 0.36% 0.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.40% 1.77% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £48,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -12.62%
Lync
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Application Platforms Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
91 113 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 22.20% 20.62% 20.05%
Number of salaries quoted 62 97 68
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 £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,138 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Lync
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Leicester region.

Lync Salary Trend in Leicester

Lync
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (90.00%) VoIP
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) Unified Communications
1 9 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (80.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (40.00%) Data Management
4 4 (40.00%) Data Security
4 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (40.00%) BCP
4 4 (40.00%) PBX
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) Service Management
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (10.00%) PKI
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) SCCM
6 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) VoIP
1 9 (90.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (40.00%) PBX
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Technical Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Communications Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Communications Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) BCP
3 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 4 (40.00%) Data Security
3 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (40.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco