The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank - 48 53
Permanent jobs citing Lync 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex - 0.27% 0.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.49% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £58,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -8.60%
Lync
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
39 67 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 13.93% 18.26% 23.99%
Number of salaries quoted 21 58 102
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Lync
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Lync Salary Trend in Middlesex

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) SCCM
3 4 (50.00%) FMCG
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) PBX
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) Avaya
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) IIS
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) PBX
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Support Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) CRM
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Avaya