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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 279 401 428
Rank change year-on-year
+122 +27
Permanent jobs citing Lync 441 230 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.98% 0.51% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.54% 2.44% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 375 204 169
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 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +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
9712 9416 10436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 21.50% 20.91% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 8281 8095 9062
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 £33,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +76 124 £47,500 -13.63% 13
Bromley -2 7 £62,750 -5.28% 1
Croydon -2 6 £24,250 -51.50%
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £40,000 -
Twickenham - 2 £34,250 -
Docklands, London - 1 £75,000 -
Westminster - 1 £38,000 -
Chiswick - 1 £42,500 -
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 570 (67.62%) Microsoft
2 497 (58.96%) Windows
3 469 (55.63%) MS Exchange
4 430 (51.01%) Active Directory
5 306 (36.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 284 (33.69%) VMware
7 254 (30.13%) SharePoint
8 250 (29.66%) MS Excel
9 236 (28.00%) Cisco
10 232 (27.52%) DNS
11 220 (26.10%) Microsoft Certification
12 210 (24.91%) ITIL
13 207 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
14 178 (21.12%) Windows Server 2008
15 175 (20.76%) MCSE
16 171 (20.28%) Office 365
17 158 (18.74%) Unified Communications
17 158 (18.74%) MS Office
18 156 (18.51%) Exchange Server 2013
19 152 (18.03%) Windows 7
20 149 (17.67%) Blackberry
21 141 (16.73%) Firewall
22 140 (16.61%) Citrix
23 138 (16.37%) DHCP
23 138 (16.37%) Finance
24 135 (16.01%) SAN
25 130 (15.42%) Windows Server 2012
26 121 (14.35%) Windows Server 2003
27 120 (14.23%) Hyper-V
28 112 (13.29%) PowerShell

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 469 (55.63%) MS Exchange
2 306 (36.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 254 (30.13%) SharePoint
4 156 (18.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 107 (12.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 88 (10.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 71 (8.42%) IIS
8 56 (6.64%) Office Communications Server
9 53 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 33 (3.91%) Apache
11 30 (3.56%) SharePoint 2010
12 28 (3.32%) Lotus Domino
13 22 (2.61%) Tomcat
14 20 (2.37%) IBM Notes
15 17 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (1.54%) nginx
16 13 (1.54%) Jetty
16 13 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
17 7 (0.83%) WorkSite
17 7 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 250 (29.66%) MS Excel
2 158 (18.74%) MS Office
3 20 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.30%) MS Project
5 7 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) InDesign
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) Revit
Business Applications
1 31 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
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
4 2 (0.24%) Summit
5 1 (0.12%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 171 (20.28%) Office 365
2 39 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.83%) SaaS
5 6 (0.71%) IaaS
6 3 (0.36%) PaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 232 (27.52%) DNS
2 158 (18.74%) Unified Communications
3 141 (16.73%) Firewall
4 138 (16.37%) DHCP
5 135 (16.01%) SAN
6 107 (12.69%) TCP/IP
7 101 (11.98%) VPN
8 88 (10.44%) VoIP
9 74 (8.78%) WAN
10 70 (8.30%) LAN
11 59 (7.00%) PBX
12 55 (6.52%) SMTP
13 49 (5.81%) Internet
14 46 (5.46%) NAS
15 45 (5.34%) Wireless
16 41 (4.86%) MPLS
17 35 (4.15%) Cisco ASA
18 27 (3.20%) BGP
19 25 (2.97%) OSPF
20 23 (2.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (2.14%) MySQL
4 13 (1.54%) Hadoop
5 7 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.12%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 7 (0.83%) AdminStudio
2 5 (0.59%) Rational Rose
3 2 (0.24%) JIRA
General
1 138 (16.37%) Finance
2 62 (7.35%) Law
3 42 (4.98%) Telecoms
4 41 (4.86%) Legal
5 36 (4.27%) Advertising
6 33 (3.91%) Banking
7 26 (3.08%) Marketing
8 16 (1.90%) Publishing
8 16 (1.90%) Retail
9 13 (1.54%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.42%) Back Office
10 12 (1.42%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.83%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.59%) Games
13 3 (0.36%) Electronics
13 3 (0.36%) Automotive
14 1 (0.12%) German Language
14 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 120 (14.23%) Consultant
2 105 (12.46%) Analyst
3 73 (8.66%) Support Engineer
4 72 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 72 (8.54%) Architect
5 56 (6.64%) Messaging Engineer
5 56 (6.64%) Administrator
6 49 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support
7 37 (4.39%) Microsoft Consultant
8 34 (4.03%) Project Manager
9 33 (3.91%) Infrastructure Manager
10 32 (3.80%) Support Analyst
11 29 (3.44%) Exchange Engineer
12 26 (3.08%) Service Desk Analyst
12 26 (3.08%) Team Leader
12 26 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
12 26 (3.08%) Service Analyst
12 26 (3.08%) IT Support
13 22 (2.61%) Network Engineer
13 22 (2.61%) Messaging Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.61%) XMPP
2 15 (1.78%) .NET
3 11 (1.30%) Application Packaging
4 6 (0.71%) COM
5 5 (0.59%) HTML
6 4 (0.47%) CSS
7 3 (0.36%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.36%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.24%) XML
8 2 (0.24%) WinForms
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.12%) OLE
9 1 (0.12%) Middleware
9 1 (0.12%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 149 (17.67%) Blackberry
2 77 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (6.88%) Clustering
4 23 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
5 19 (2.25%) Statistics
6 13 (1.54%) Hedge funds
6 13 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.42%) IVR
7 12 (1.42%) Replication
8 9 (1.07%) iPad
9 8 (0.95%) CMDB
10 7 (0.83%) E-Learning
10 7 (0.83%) Fat Client
10 7 (0.83%) iPhone
10 7 (0.83%) Thin Client
10 7 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (0.71%) PDA
12 5 (0.59%) PKI
12 5 (0.59%) EqualLogic
13 4 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 497 (58.96%) Windows
2 178 (21.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 152 (18.03%) Windows 7
4 130 (15.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 121 (14.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 59 (7.00%) Windows XP
7 47 (5.58%) Windows 8
8 39 (4.63%) Linux
9 21 (2.49%) Android
10 19 (2.25%) Windows Mobile
11 18 (2.14%) Apple iOS
12 12 (1.42%) Mac OS X
13 11 (1.30%) Windows Phone
14 7 (0.83%) Windows Vista
14 7 (0.83%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.71%) Debian
16 5 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.59%) UNIX
16 5 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (24.91%) ITIL
2 70 (8.30%) Project Management
2 70 (8.30%) Migration
3 44 (5.22%) CRM
3 44 (5.22%) Change Management
3 44 (5.22%) Mobile Device Management
4 41 (4.86%) Load Balancing
5 40 (4.74%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (4.51%) Performance Tuning
7 35 (4.15%) Performance Monitoring
8 32 (3.80%) Service Management
9 31 (3.68%) Mentoring
9 31 (3.68%) Service Delivery
10 28 (3.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 27 (3.20%) Problem Management
12 26 (3.08%) Network Design
12 26 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
13 25 (2.97%) PRINCE2
14 24 (2.85%) Asset Management
15 23 (2.73%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (13.29%) PowerShell
2 89 (10.56%) SQL
3 26 (3.08%) VBScript
4 20 (2.37%) VB
5 17 (2.02%) Java
6 15 (1.78%) Perl
7 14 (1.66%) Python
8 13 (1.54%) Ruby
9 3 (0.36%) C#
9 3 (0.36%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.24%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.12%) Lingo
11 1 (0.12%) R
Qualifications
1 220 (26.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 175 (20.76%) MCSE
3 89 (10.56%) Cisco Certification
4 81 (9.61%) MCITP
5 65 (7.71%) MCSA
6 61 (7.24%) CCNA
7 55 (6.52%) CCNP
8 52 (6.17%) MCP
9 49 (5.81%) MCTS
10 48 (5.69%) Degree
11 20 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 18 (2.14%) Security Cleared
14 14 (1.66%) SC Cleared
15 11 (1.30%) CCVP
16 10 (1.19%) PhD
17 9 (1.07%) MCT
18 8 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
18 8 (0.95%) JNCIA
19 7 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.34%) SLA
2 16 (1.90%) QA
3 4 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 430 (51.01%) Active Directory
2 207 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (14.23%) Hyper-V
4 51 (6.05%) UAG
5 46 (5.46%) vSphere
6 43 (5.10%) XenApp
6 43 (5.10%) VMware ESX
7 17 (2.02%) XenServer
8 16 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (1.78%) XenDesktop
9 15 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (1.54%) KVM
10 13 (1.54%) Forefront TMG
11 8 (0.95%) ISA Server
11 8 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
11 8 (0.95%) VMware Server
12 7 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.47%) RHEV
13 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.24%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 81 (9.61%) SCCM
2 76 (9.02%) SCOM
3 52 (6.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 22 (2.61%) Backup Exec
4 22 (2.61%) Cisco CUCM
5 19 (2.25%) WSUS
6 18 (2.14%) NetBackup
7 16 (1.90%) Nagios
8 13 (1.54%) Check_MK
8 13 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (1.54%) Puppet
9 10 (1.19%) MAILsweeper
9 10 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.95%) SCOrch
10 8 (0.95%) FortiGate
11 7 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
12 6 (0.71%) SCDPM
12 6 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 6 (0.71%) MIIS
13 5 (0.59%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 570 (67.62%) Microsoft
2 284 (33.69%) VMware
3 236 (28.00%) Cisco
4 140 (16.61%) Citrix
5 98 (11.63%) HP
6 95 (11.27%) Symantec
7 67 (7.95%) Dell
8 54 (6.41%) NetApp
9 44 (5.22%) Mitel
10 41 (4.86%) Juniper
11 40 (4.74%) Polycom
12 37 (4.39%) Avaya
13 36 (4.27%) EMC
14 34 (4.03%) Lotus
15 32 (3.80%) MobileIron
16 28 (3.32%) CheckPoint
17 24 (2.85%) Veeam
18 23 (2.73%) IronPort
18 23 (2.73%) Apple
19 20 (2.37%) IBM
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
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X4 Group
Salary: £60k - 67k per year
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TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Great package and bonus
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Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Pygmalion Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Bonus
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Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: From £75,000 to £82,000 per annum £75k & Bonus, Car Allowance, Corpora
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
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