The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 294 386 455
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +69
Permanent jobs citing Lync 420 233 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.91% 0.53% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.29% 2.54% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 363 202 149
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +17.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
Lync
England

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

Application Platforms Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9779 9170 10386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 21.29% 20.91% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8341 7890 9037
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,100 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in London

Lync
Salary Trend in London

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

Lync Salary Trend in London

Lync
Salary Histogram in London

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

Lync Salary Histogram in London

Lync
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the London 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
City of London +60 115 £48,750 -13.33% 15
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £40,000 - 2
Croydon -8 6 £24,250 -55.90%
Bromley - 5 £62,750 - 1
Docklands, London - 2 £57,500 -
Wembley 0 1 £65,000 +132.14%
Chiswick - 1 £42,500 -
Barnet - 1 £65,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £35,000 -
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 555 (67.27%) Microsoft
2 480 (58.18%) Windows
3 458 (55.52%) MS Exchange
4 416 (50.42%) Active Directory
5 297 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 271 (32.85%) VMware
7 259 (31.39%) MS Excel
8 248 (30.06%) SharePoint
9 232 (28.12%) DNS
10 226 (27.39%) Cisco
11 204 (24.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 202 (24.48%) ITIL
13 199 (24.12%) VMware Infrastructure
14 172 (20.85%) Windows Server 2008
15 161 (19.52%) Office 365
16 160 (19.39%) MCSE
17 158 (19.15%) Unified Communications
18 154 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2013
19 150 (18.18%) MS Office
20 149 (18.06%) Finance
20 149 (18.06%) Blackberry
21 142 (17.21%) Windows 7
22 137 (16.61%) DHCP
23 134 (16.24%) Citrix
24 133 (16.12%) Firewall
25 126 (15.27%) SAN
25 126 (15.27%) Hyper-V
26 120 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
27 115 (13.94%) PowerShell
28 114 (13.82%) Windows Server 2003

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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
1 458 (55.52%) MS Exchange
2 297 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 248 (30.06%) SharePoint
4 154 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 103 (12.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 85 (10.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 67 (8.12%) IIS
8 55 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
9 54 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 33 (4.00%) Apache
11 29 (3.52%) Lotus Domino
12 25 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
13 22 (2.67%) Tomcat
14 20 (2.42%) IBM Notes
15 13 (1.58%) nginx
15 13 (1.58%) Jetty
16 12 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
16 12 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
17 7 (0.85%) WorkSite
17 7 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 259 (31.39%) MS Excel
2 150 (18.18%) MS Office
3 23 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.33%) MS Project
5 5 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) Revit
6 1 (0.12%) InDesign
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 35 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.36%) Summit
3 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.36%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 3 (0.36%) Eikon
4 2 (0.24%) Tridion
4 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.12%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 161 (19.52%) Office 365
2 36 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.85%) SaaS
5 6 (0.73%) IaaS
6 3 (0.36%) PaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 232 (28.12%) DNS
2 158 (19.15%) Unified Communications
3 137 (16.61%) DHCP
4 133 (16.12%) Firewall
5 126 (15.27%) SAN
6 111 (13.45%) TCP/IP
7 88 (10.67%) VPN
8 81 (9.82%) VoIP
9 74 (8.97%) LAN
10 68 (8.24%) WAN
11 59 (7.15%) PBX
12 55 (6.67%) SMTP
13 44 (5.33%) Internet
13 44 (5.33%) NAS
14 42 (5.09%) Wireless
15 37 (4.48%) MPLS
16 32 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
17 23 (2.79%) BGP
18 22 (2.67%) SSL
18 22 (2.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.18%) MySQL
3 16 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (1.58%) Hadoop
5 6 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.36%) EDMS
7 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.73%) AdminStudio
2 5 (0.61%) Rational Rose
3 2 (0.24%) JIRA
General
1 149 (18.06%) Finance
2 59 (7.15%) Law
3 40 (4.85%) Legal
3 40 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 37 (4.48%) Advertising
5 31 (3.76%) Marketing
6 29 (3.52%) Banking
7 14 (1.70%) Publishing
7 14 (1.70%) Retail
8 13 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.45%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.21%) Back Office
11 7 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.61%) Games
14 3 (0.36%) Electronics
15 2 (0.24%) Automotive
16 1 (0.12%) German Language
16 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 117 (14.18%) Consultant
2 104 (12.61%) Analyst
3 76 (9.21%) Architect
4 75 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 63 (7.64%) Support Engineer
6 60 (7.27%) Administrator
7 50 (6.06%) Messaging Engineer
8 41 (4.97%) 3rd Line Support
9 36 (4.36%) Support Analyst
10 34 (4.12%) Project Manager
11 33 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
12 30 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
12 30 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
13 28 (3.39%) Exchange Engineer
13 28 (3.39%) IT Support
14 25 (3.03%) Team Leader
15 23 (2.79%) Service Desk Analyst
15 23 (2.79%) Service Analyst
15 23 (2.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 22 (2.67%) Messaging Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.42%) XMPP
2 19 (2.30%) .NET
3 10 (1.21%) Application Packaging
4 6 (0.73%) COM
4 6 (0.73%) HTML
5 5 (0.61%) CSS
6 3 (0.36%) Software Packaging
6 3 (0.36%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.24%) XML
7 2 (0.24%) WinForms
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.12%) OLE
8 1 (0.12%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 149 (18.06%) Blackberry
2 78 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (6.91%) Clustering
4 20 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
5 18 (2.18%) Statistics
6 13 (1.58%) Hedge funds
6 13 (1.58%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.45%) IVR
8 9 (1.09%) Replication
8 9 (1.09%) iPad
9 8 (0.97%) CMDB
10 7 (0.85%) iPhone
10 7 (0.85%) E-Learning
10 7 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (0.73%) PDA
12 5 (0.61%) PKI
12 5 (0.61%) EqualLogic
13 4 (0.48%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.48%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.48%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 480 (58.18%) Windows
2 172 (20.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 142 (17.21%) Windows 7
4 120 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 114 (13.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 59 (7.15%) Windows XP
7 41 (4.97%) Windows 8
8 38 (4.61%) Linux
9 18 (2.18%) Windows Mobile
9 18 (2.18%) Apple iOS
10 17 (2.06%) Android
11 11 (1.33%) Windows Phone
12 10 (1.21%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.85%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.85%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.73%) Debian
14 6 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.61%) CentOS
15 5 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (24.48%) ITIL
2 68 (8.24%) Migration
2 68 (8.24%) Project Management
3 49 (5.94%) CRM
4 43 (5.21%) Mobile Device Management
5 42 (5.09%) Change Management
6 41 (4.97%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (4.85%) Load Balancing
8 37 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
9 35 (4.24%) Service Management
9 35 (4.24%) Performance Monitoring
10 32 (3.88%) Mentoring
11 29 (3.52%) Disaster Recovery
12 27 (3.27%) Problem Management
12 27 (3.27%) Asset Management
12 27 (3.27%) Service Delivery
13 24 (2.91%) Network Design
14 23 (2.79%) PRINCE2
15 22 (2.67%) Incident Management
16 20 (2.42%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 115 (13.94%) PowerShell
2 90 (10.91%) SQL
3 26 (3.15%) VBScript
4 21 (2.55%) VB
5 17 (2.06%) Java
6 16 (1.94%) Perl
7 15 (1.82%) Python
8 13 (1.58%) Ruby
9 3 (0.36%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.36%) C#
10 2 (0.24%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.12%) Lingo
11 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.12%) R
Qualifications
1 204 (24.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 160 (19.39%) MCSE
3 84 (10.18%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (8.85%) MCITP
5 63 (7.64%) CCNA
6 60 (7.27%) MCSA
7 52 (6.30%) CCNP
8 50 (6.06%) MCP
9 49 (5.94%) Degree
10 47 (5.70%) MCTS
11 21 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (2.42%) Security Cleared
13 17 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (1.94%) SC Cleared
15 11 (1.33%) MCT
16 10 (1.21%) CCVP
17 9 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
17 9 (1.09%) PhD
18 7 (0.85%) JNCIA
19 6 (0.73%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.73%) SLA
2 16 (1.94%) QA
3 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 416 (50.42%) Active Directory
2 199 (24.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (15.27%) Hyper-V
4 50 (6.06%) UAG
5 41 (4.97%) VMware ESX
6 40 (4.85%) XenApp
7 35 (4.24%) vSphere
8 18 (2.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 18 (2.18%) XenServer
9 14 (1.70%) XenDesktop
9 14 (1.70%) KVM
10 12 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (1.33%) Forefront TMG
12 9 (1.09%) VMware Server
13 8 (0.97%) ISA Server
14 7 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 4 (0.48%) RHEV
18 2 (0.24%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 89 (10.79%) SCCM
2 79 (9.58%) SCOM
3 49 (5.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 22 (2.67%) Backup Exec
4 22 (2.67%) WSUS
5 18 (2.18%) NetBackup
6 16 (1.94%) Cisco CUCM
7 14 (1.70%) Nagios
8 13 (1.58%) Check_MK
8 13 (1.58%) Puppet
8 13 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (1.21%) MAILsweeper
10 8 (0.97%) SCOrch
11 6 (0.73%) FortiGate
12 5 (0.61%) SCVMM
12 5 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
13 4 (0.48%) SCDPM
13 4 (0.48%) MIIS
Vendors
1 555 (67.27%) Microsoft
2 271 (32.85%) VMware
3 226 (27.39%) Cisco
4 134 (16.24%) Citrix
5 91 (11.03%) HP
6 87 (10.55%) Symantec
7 61 (7.39%) Dell
8 54 (6.55%) NetApp
9 43 (5.21%) Mitel
10 40 (4.85%) Avaya
11 37 (4.48%) Juniper
12 36 (4.36%) Lotus
13 32 (3.88%) Polycom
13 32 (3.88%) EMC
13 32 (3.88%) MobileIron
14 31 (3.76%) CheckPoint
15 24 (2.91%) IronPort
16 20 (2.42%) Apple
17 19 (2.30%) IBM
18 18 (2.18%) Veeam
Bromley, Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £66000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Vocative Consulting
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £53,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + £3000 car allowance + £5,000 bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £75,000 to £82,000 per annum £75k & Bonus, Car Allowance, Corpora
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NST Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Car All + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £39000 - £42500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70 - £90 per annum + OTE
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Centric Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits, OTE £100,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Central London / West End
Specific Media
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago