The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 60 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Lync 20 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.62% 0.80% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.64% 5.81% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 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 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.27%
Lync
England

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

Application Platforms Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
188 86 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 24.67% 13.76% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 156 76 100
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,100 £45,000 £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 the North East

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Lync
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Lync Salary Trend in the North East

Lync
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the North East region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in the North East

Lync
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -7 18 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Durham - 1 - -
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) SharePoint
2 17 (85.00%) MS Exchange
3 14 (70.00%) EMC
3 14 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (70.00%) NetApp
3 14 (70.00%) Blackberry
3 14 (70.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (70.00%) Firewall
4 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (60.00%) MCSE
5 12 (60.00%) PowerShell
6 11 (55.00%) SAN
6 11 (55.00%) Replication
7 10 (50.00%) MCSA
8 9 (45.00%) VBScript
9 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (35.00%) NAS
10 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (30.00%) ITIL
12 5 (25.00%) MCP
13 4 (20.00%) IIS
13 4 (20.00%) SQL
13 4 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 17 (85.00%) SharePoint
1 17 (85.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (70.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) SAN
3 7 (35.00%) NAS
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Consultant
1 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 3 (15.00%) Operations Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Network Manager
2 3 (15.00%) NOC Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Network Operations Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Managed Services Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Support
3 2 (10.00%) Messaging Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Blackberry
2 11 (55.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Change Management
2 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (15.00%) Matrix Management
2 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) People Management
3 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (45.00%) VBScript
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (60.00%) MCSE
3 10 (50.00%) MCSA
4 5 (25.00%) MCP
5 3 (15.00%) MCTS
5 3 (15.00%) MCITP
5 3 (15.00%) CCNA
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (15.00%) XenApp
2 3 (15.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) EMC
1 14 (70.00%) NetApp
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
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