The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 49 46 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Lync 16 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.15% 1.08% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.94% 8.16% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Lync
Tyne and Wear

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

Application Platforms Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
134 49 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 26.38% 13.24% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 106 48 75
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,150 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,950 £45,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Lync
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Lync Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (87.50%) SharePoint
2 14 (87.50%) EMC
2 14 (87.50%) NetApp
2 14 (87.50%) Blackberry
2 14 (87.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (81.25%) Firewall
4 11 (68.75%) Replication
4 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
4 11 (68.75%) SAN
4 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 11 (68.75%) MCSE
5 9 (56.25%) MCSA
5 9 (56.25%) VBScript
6 7 (43.75%) NAS
7 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (31.25%) ITIL
8 5 (31.25%) MCP
9 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (18.75%) People Management
10 3 (18.75%) MCTS
10 3 (18.75%) TOGAF

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 16 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (87.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 14 (87.50%) SharePoint
3 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) SAN
3 7 (43.75%) NAS
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) Operations Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Network Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Leader
2 3 (18.75%) NOC Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Network Operations Manager
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Managed Services Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Support
3 2 (12.50%) Messaging Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Blackberry
2 11 (68.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) People Management
2 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
2 3 (18.75%) Matrix Management
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
3 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
2 9 (56.25%) VBScript
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (68.75%) MCSE
3 9 (56.25%) MCSA
4 5 (31.25%) MCP
5 3 (18.75%) MCTS
5 3 (18.75%) MCITP
6 2 (12.50%) CCNA
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
2 2 (12.50%) XenServer
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) EMC
1 14 (87.50%) NetApp
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
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