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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 28 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Permanent jobs citing Lync 8 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.76% 1.97% 1.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.09% 10.13% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 7
Average salary £24,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.42% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £38,550 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +9.19%
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
53 79 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.28% 19.41% 24.13%
Number of salaries quoted 35 71 85
Average salary £42,750 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) FMCG
5 5 (41.67%) MS Office
5 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (33.33%) DHCP
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix
6 4 (33.33%) SCCM
7 3 (25.00%) Avaya
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (25.00%) PBX
7 3 (25.00%) VoIP
8 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
8 2 (16.67%) SAP
8 2 (16.67%) AIX
8 2 (16.67%) HPUX
8 2 (16.67%) Solaris
8 2 (16.67%) Linux
8 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
8 2 (16.67%) VMware
8 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (16.67%) MS Project
8 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
8 2 (16.67%) RHEV
9 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (8.33%) Mac OS

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) DHCP
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) PBX
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
2 2 (16.67%) HPUX
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) CRM
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) RHEV
3 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Avaya
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) VMware