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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 72 83 80
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Lync 8 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.10% 0.54% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.40% 3.01% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 2
Average salary £28,428 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.24% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -7.60%
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
125 166 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.19% 17.93% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 109 156 107
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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
Leicester +17 6 £28,428 -31.08%
Lync
East Midlands

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (72.22%) Unified Communications
3 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 10 (55.56%) Service Delivery
5 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
6 6 (33.33%) VoIP
6 6 (33.33%) Business Continuity
6 6 (33.33%) PABX
6 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (27.78%) PBX
8 4 (22.22%) ITIL
8 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 4 (22.22%) Service Management
8 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (22.22%) BCP
8 4 (22.22%) Data Management
8 4 (22.22%) Data Security
8 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
8 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
9 3 (16.67%) Office 365
9 3 (16.67%) SCCM
9 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
10 2 (11.11%) Cisco
10 2 (11.11%) C#
10 2 (11.11%) HTML
10 2 (11.11%) SQL

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.11%) IIS
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) Unified Communications
2 6 (33.33%) PABX
2 6 (33.33%) VoIP
3 5 (27.78%) PBX
4 2 (11.11%) Intranet
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Information Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Sales Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Information Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Account Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Communications Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 2 (11.11%) GIS
4 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 6 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (22.22%) Data Security
4 4 (22.22%) Data Management
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) BCP
4 4 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security
5 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C#
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCTS
3 1 (5.56%) MCITP
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Open-E
3 1 (5.56%) Avaya
3 1 (5.56%) HP