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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 50 76 57
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Permanent jobs citing Lync 7 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.88% 1.61% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.05% 8.74% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 1
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.12%
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
87 103 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 23.32% 18.39% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 82 94 58
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,750 £25,062
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +0.73%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Unified Communications
3 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
4 5 (55.56%) PABX
5 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 4 (44.44%) Office 365
6 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
8 1 (11.11%) MCSE
8 1 (11.11%) NetApp
8 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (11.11%) VMware
8 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (11.11%) SCCM
8 1 (11.11%) SCOM
8 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
8 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
8 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Unified Communications
2 5 (55.56%) PABX
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Technical Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Sales Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Account Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
1 1 (11.11%) SCDPM
1 1 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago