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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 55 54 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Lync 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.43% 1.34% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.30% 7.94% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £47,000 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £78,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
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 63 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.55% 16.89% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 78 59 59
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Leicester

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) SCOM
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (25.00%) MOF
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (25.00%) Site Server
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WLAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (25.00%) PABX
1 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) MOF
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
2 1 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com