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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 66 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.18% 0.82% 0.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.88% 4.05% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Application Platforms Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
114 74 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.50% 20.16% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 98 68 58
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,479
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £44,138
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
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 24 July 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Business Development
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (25.00%) Site Server
4 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (25.00%) Site Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) PABX
2 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Business Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) MOF
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (25.00%) SAP