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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 76 78 86
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Lync 7 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.81% 0.70% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.76% 3.36% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 5
Average salary £34,500 £50,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.00% +108.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.45%
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
147 149 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.94% 20.84% 18.16%
Number of salaries quoted 128 140 129
Average salary £36,750 £36,500 £33,479
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.68% +9.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £23,000
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 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -1 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (8.33%) Site Server
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
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%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) Wireless
1 5 (41.67%) Structured Cabling
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%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WLAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (8.33%) PABX
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
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%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
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%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Technician
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
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
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%) Thin Client
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
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 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
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%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Procedural Programming
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
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%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
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%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (8.33%) SCDPM
2 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Open-E
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (8.33%) SAP