The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 66 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Lync 3 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.52% - 1.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.97% - 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £47,500 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 - £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 - £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-8.60% +8.13%
Application Platforms Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
101 78 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 17.35% 17.11% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 95 73 51
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Lync
Leicestershire

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 17 April 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) CRM
2 9 (81.82%) SharePoint
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
4 6 (54.55%) jQuery
4 6 (54.55%) RESTful
4 6 (54.55%) WCF
4 6 (54.55%) LINQ
4 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
4 6 (54.55%) SOAP
4 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) XML
4 6 (54.55%) C#
4 6 (54.55%) Delphi
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 6 (54.55%) Billing
5 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
5 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
6 4 (36.36%) DNS
7 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) SaaS
7 3 (27.27%) PaaS
7 3 (27.27%) Office 365
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (27.27%) IaaS
8 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (81.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (9.09%) Site Server
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
1 3 (27.27%) PaaS
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
1 3 (27.27%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) PABX
3 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WLAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
1 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (54.55%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Software Development Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Development Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Software Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) SOAP
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
1 6 (54.55%) XML
1 6 (54.55%) WCF
1 6 (54.55%) LINQ
1 6 (54.55%) jQuery
1 6 (54.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) MOF
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) Delphi
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCTS
1 1 (9.09%) MCITP
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
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