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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 53 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Permanent jobs citing Lync 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.41% 0.35% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.50% 1.85% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 4
Average salary £28,428 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,464 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,464 £32,500 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
80 108 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.78% 19.05% 18.83%
Number of salaries quoted 66 95 67
Average salary £36,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Leicester

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) Unified Communications
3 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
4 9 (64.29%) Service Delivery
5 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (42.86%) VoIP
7 5 (35.71%) PBX
7 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (35.71%) PABX
7 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (28.57%) Data Management
8 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
8 4 (28.57%) Data Security
8 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
8 4 (28.57%) ITIL
8 4 (28.57%) BCP
8 4 (28.57%) Service Management
8 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
9 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
10 2 (14.29%) Cisco
10 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
10 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
10 2 (14.29%) Office 365
10 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 1 (7.14%) Office Communications Server

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Unified Communications
2 6 (42.86%) VoIP
3 5 (35.71%) PBX
3 5 (35.71%) PABX
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Account Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Sales Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Communications Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Communications Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Service Delivery
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (28.57%) Data Management
3 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 4 (28.57%) Data Security
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) BCP
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) MCTS
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Avaya