The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 56 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.21% 0.36% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.89% 2.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-8.60% +6.89%
Application Platforms Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
112 76 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.78% 13.67% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 101 72 72
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Lync
Tyne and Wear

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 16 April 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 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCTS
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
4 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (25.00%) SCSM
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCTS
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (25.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco