The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 74 81 78
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Lync 7 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.88% 1.01% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.47% 4.24% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 4
Average salary £34,500 £50,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.00% +56.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £42,900 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £90,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
Lync
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Application Platforms Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
128 165 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.18% 23.88% 19.12%
Number of salaries quoted 115 152 112
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Lync
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Leicestershire region.

Lync Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Lync
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Lync
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Market Harborough - 3 - -
Leicester +2 2 £48,750 -2.50%
Lutterworth - 2 £26,500 -
Lync
East Midlands

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Office 365
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) Structured Cabling
5 5 (41.67%) Firewall
5 5 (41.67%) Wireless
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (33.33%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 4 (33.33%) XML
6 4 (33.33%) DTS
6 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (33.33%) HP
6 4 (33.33%) DHCP
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (33.33%) SLA
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 8 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (8.33%) Site Server
4 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Structured Cabling
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) Wireless
2 4 (33.33%) DHCP
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) CTI
2 4 (33.33%) NetScreen
3 1 (8.33%) PABX
3 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WLAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (33.33%) DTS
2 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) XML
1 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (8.33%) Procedural Programming
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) MOF
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) SCDPM
2 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Open-E
4 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix