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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 323 297 404
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +107
Permanent jobs citing Lync 358 430 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.81% 0.93% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.87% 4.28% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 327 382 205
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
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
9261 10041 9318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 20.98% 21.64% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7802 8554 7986
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,246
% change year-on-year
- +1.92%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
City of London +5 88 £47,500 -5.00% 10
Chiswick +7 10 £45,000 +5.88%
Canary Wharf +6 6 £26,500 -52.67%
Sidcup - 4 £50,500 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Feltham - 1 £45,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £26,500 -
Finchley - 1 £42,500 -
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 529 (73.68%) Windows
2 417 (58.08%) Active Directory
3 409 (56.96%) Microsoft
4 334 (46.52%) MS Exchange
5 284 (39.55%) VMware
6 268 (37.33%) Cisco
7 229 (31.89%) VMware Infrastructure
8 222 (30.92%) Exchange Server 2010
9 211 (29.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 194 (27.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 191 (26.60%) Citrix
12 181 (25.21%) SharePoint
13 173 (24.09%) Exchange Server 2013
14 171 (23.82%) DNS
15 168 (23.40%) ITIL
16 165 (22.98%) Firewall
17 162 (22.56%) SCCM
18 158 (22.01%) Office 365
19 154 (21.45%) MS Excel
20 149 (20.75%) SAN
21 135 (18.80%) Windows Server 2003
22 133 (18.52%) HP
23 130 (18.11%) Microsoft Certification
23 130 (18.11%) Windows 7
24 125 (17.41%) MS Office
25 120 (16.71%) Hyper-V
26 119 (16.57%) Exchange Server 2007
27 115 (16.02%) Finance
27 115 (16.02%) Unified Communications
28 112 (15.60%) DHCP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 334 (46.52%) MS Exchange
2 222 (30.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 181 (25.21%) SharePoint
4 173 (24.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 119 (16.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 70 (9.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 48 (6.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 37 (5.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 32 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2003
10 24 (3.34%) Office Communications Server
11 14 (1.95%) IIS
12 11 (1.53%) MS Project Server
13 9 (1.25%) Apache
14 5 (0.70%) CMS
15 3 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
16 2 (0.28%) Joomla!
16 2 (0.28%) Drupal
16 2 (0.28%) GlassFish
17 1 (0.14%) WorkSite
Applications
1 154 (21.45%) MS Excel
2 125 (17.41%) MS Office
3 5 (0.70%) MS Project
4 3 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.42%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.28%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics SL
5 1 (0.14%) SAP CCM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 158 (22.01%) Office 365
2 59 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.48%) Mimecast
4 21 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (1.53%) IaaS
6 10 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.84%) Yammer
8 5 (0.70%) Symantec.cloud
9 4 (0.56%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 171 (23.82%) DNS
2 165 (22.98%) Firewall
3 149 (20.75%) SAN
4 115 (16.02%) Unified Communications
5 112 (15.60%) DHCP
6 104 (14.48%) LAN
7 92 (12.81%) TCP/IP
8 81 (11.28%) WAN
9 79 (11.00%) VPN
10 74 (10.31%) VoIP
11 57 (7.94%) Cisco ASA
12 56 (7.80%) NAS
13 52 (7.24%) Wireless
14 39 (5.43%) Skype
15 36 (5.01%) Internet
16 35 (4.87%) VLAN
17 33 (4.60%) iSCSI
18 24 (3.34%) WebEx
19 23 (3.20%) H.323
20 20 (2.79%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (12.95%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (1.39%) MySQL
6 9 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.42%) MS Access
10 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.14%) DB2
11 1 (0.14%) Sybase ASE
11 1 (0.14%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 6 (0.84%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 115 (16.02%) Finance
2 40 (5.57%) Law
2 40 (5.57%) Banking
3 29 (4.04%) Telecoms
3 29 (4.04%) Marketing
4 26 (3.62%) Legal
5 23 (3.20%) Advertising
6 22 (3.06%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.95%) Back Office
8 12 (1.67%) Games
8 12 (1.67%) Private Banking
9 9 (1.25%) Front Office
10 7 (0.97%) Electronics
11 5 (0.70%) Retail
12 4 (0.56%) Local Government
12 4 (0.56%) Publishing
12 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.56%) French Language
13 3 (0.42%) German Language
13 3 (0.42%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 123 (17.13%) Support Engineer
2 92 (12.81%) Analyst
3 89 (12.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 61 (8.50%) Consultant
5 57 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 34 (4.74%) Administrator
7 31 (4.32%) Architect
7 31 (4.32%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 30 (4.18%) 3rd Line Support
9 28 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
10 26 (3.62%) Desktop Support
11 25 (3.48%) Technical Support
11 25 (3.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 24 (3.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 24 (3.34%) Technical Engineer
13 23 (3.20%) Support Analyst
13 23 (3.20%) Field Engineer
13 23 (3.20%) Exchange Specialist
13 23 (3.20%) IT Support
14 22 (3.06%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.20%) .NET
2 20 (2.79%) XMPP
3 10 (1.39%) Application Packaging
4 9 (1.25%) 802.1X
5 8 (1.11%) WAP
6 7 (0.97%) ASP.NET
6 7 (0.97%) Web Services
7 5 (0.70%) Apache FOP
7 5 (0.70%) COM
8 4 (0.56%) MAPI
8 4 (0.56%) WSH
8 4 (0.56%) Middleware
8 4 (0.56%) SAP Basis
9 3 (0.42%) Ajax
9 3 (0.42%) CSS
9 3 (0.42%) WCF
9 3 (0.42%) WF
9 3 (0.42%) jQuery
9 3 (0.42%) XML
9 3 (0.42%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 84 (11.70%) Video Conferencing
2 68 (9.47%) Blackberry
3 66 (9.19%) Data Centre
4 57 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (6.82%) Clustering
6 22 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.95%) BYOD
9 12 (1.67%) User Experience
9 12 (1.67%) iPad
10 11 (1.53%) Replication
11 9 (1.25%) CLARiiON
11 9 (1.25%) Hedge funds
11 9 (1.25%) iPhone
12 8 (1.11%) EqualLogic
12 8 (1.11%) HP Storage
12 8 (1.11%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.97%) Mathematics
13 7 (0.97%) Computer Science
14 5 (0.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 529 (73.68%) Windows
2 211 (29.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 194 (27.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 135 (18.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 130 (18.11%) Windows 7
6 61 (8.50%) Linux
7 50 (6.96%) Windows XP
7 50 (6.96%) Windows 8
8 36 (5.01%) Android
9 19 (2.65%) Mac OS X
9 19 (2.65%) Mac OS
10 18 (2.51%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.53%) Windows Phone
12 7 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (0.97%) UNIX
13 5 (0.70%) Solaris
14 4 (0.56%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (23.40%) ITIL
2 53 (7.38%) Migration
3 46 (6.41%) Change Management
4 43 (5.99%) Project Management
5 42 (5.85%) Service Delivery
6 39 (5.43%) Mentoring
7 38 (5.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 34 (4.74%) Problem Management
9 31 (4.32%) PRINCE2
10 30 (4.18%) CRM
11 26 (3.62%) Incident Management
11 26 (3.62%) Mobile Device Management
12 24 (3.34%) Kalman Filter
13 22 (3.06%) Asset Management
14 21 (2.92%) Data Management
14 21 (2.92%) Service Management
14 21 (2.92%) Database Mirroring
15 17 (2.37%) Performance Management
16 16 (2.23%) ITSM
16 16 (2.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 104 (14.48%) SQL
2 99 (13.79%) PowerShell
3 10 (1.39%) Bash Shell
3 10 (1.39%) C#
4 9 (1.25%) Python
5 8 (1.11%) VBScript
5 8 (1.11%) VB
6 6 (0.84%) C
7 3 (0.42%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.42%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.42%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.28%) Perl
8 2 (0.28%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.28%) XMLA
9 1 (0.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 130 (18.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (13.37%) Cisco Certification
3 83 (11.56%) MCSE
4 56 (7.80%) CCNA
5 54 (7.52%) CCNP
6 50 (6.96%) MCITP
7 46 (6.41%) MCSA
8 41 (5.71%) Degree
9 36 (5.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 36 (5.01%) MCP
10 32 (4.46%) MCTS
11 22 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (2.37%) PhD
13 15 (2.09%) SC Cleared
13 15 (2.09%) Security Cleared
14 11 (1.53%) MCDST
15 8 (1.11%) CCIE
15 8 (1.11%) CCA
15 8 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
16 7 (0.97%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.69%) SLA
2 12 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.56%) ISO 9000
3 4 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 417 (58.08%) Active Directory
2 229 (31.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (16.71%) Hyper-V
4 103 (14.35%) XenApp
5 68 (9.47%) vSphere
6 41 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
7 36 (5.01%) XenServer
8 32 (4.46%) VMware ESX
9 23 (3.20%) XenDesktop
10 20 (2.79%) Microsoft App-V
11 17 (2.37%) UAG
12 16 (2.23%) Xen
13 9 (1.25%) BitLocker
14 6 (0.84%) vCloud
15 5 (0.70%) Terminal Services
16 4 (0.56%) Terminal Server
16 4 (0.56%) VMware Server
16 4 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 3 (0.42%) ISA Server
18 2 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 162 (22.56%) SCCM
2 69 (9.61%) SCOM
3 39 (5.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 28 (3.90%) Cisco CUCM
5 24 (3.34%) Backup Exec
6 17 (2.37%) Cisco UCCX
7 12 (1.67%) AirWatch
8 11 (1.53%) WSUS
8 11 (1.53%) NetBackup
9 10 (1.39%) SCVMM
10 9 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (1.11%) FortiGate
12 7 (0.97%) Nagios
13 6 (0.84%) ARCserve
13 6 (0.84%) HP Data Protector
13 6 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 6 (0.84%) Opsview
14 4 (0.56%) vMotion
14 4 (0.56%) SCOrch
14 4 (0.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 409 (56.96%) Microsoft
2 284 (39.55%) VMware
3 268 (37.33%) Cisco
4 191 (26.60%) Citrix
5 133 (18.52%) HP
6 90 (12.53%) Avaya
7 70 (9.75%) Dell
8 67 (9.33%) Symantec
9 62 (8.64%) Polycom
10 57 (7.94%) EMC
11 53 (7.38%) Veeam
12 46 (6.41%) NetApp
13 45 (6.27%) Mitel
14 26 (3.62%) IronPort
15 22 (3.06%) IBM
16 21 (2.92%) Juniper
16 21 (2.92%) CheckPoint
17 19 (2.65%) Altiris
18 17 (2.37%) Bloomberg
18 17 (2.37%) Apple
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ferrari Healy
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £28000 per annum + bens, £3k training budget
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £42k - 46k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
ASG Worldwide
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 8 days ago