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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 53 74 57
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Permanent jobs citing Lync 6 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.38% 0.35% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.90% 2.08% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Average salary £28,428 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.53% -
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
87 96 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.05% 16.67% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 74 91 66
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £33,815
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +15.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £26,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 5 May 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Leicester

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 5 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 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) Unified Communications
3 11 (73.33%) MS Exchange
4 10 (66.67%) Service Delivery
5 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
6 6 (40.00%) VoIP
6 6 (40.00%) PABX
7 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (33.33%) PBX
8 4 (26.67%) ITIL
8 4 (26.67%) BCP
8 4 (26.67%) Service Management
8 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (26.67%) Data Management
8 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
8 4 (26.67%) Data Security
8 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
8 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 2 (13.33%) Cisco
10 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
10 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
10 2 (13.33%) Office 365
10 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
10 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
11 1 (6.67%) Office Communications Server

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 11 (73.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) Unified Communications
2 6 (40.00%) PABX
2 6 (40.00%) VoIP
3 5 (33.33%) PBX
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
1 10 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Sales Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Account Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Communications Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (26.67%) Data Security
3 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) BCP
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCTS
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Avaya