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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 40 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Lync 4 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.31% 0.34% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.89% 1.67% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Average salary £56,250 - £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
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
45 60 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.75% 20.55% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 31 47 50
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,250 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) HPUX
4 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) MS Project
4 2 (40.00%) SAP
4 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (40.00%) FMCG
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (40.00%) RHEV
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (20.00%) SCCM
5 1 (20.00%) SCOM

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) FMCG
2 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) HPUX
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) RHEV
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp