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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 41 63 72
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +9
Permanent jobs citing Lync 35 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.05% 0.53% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.02% 3.85% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 3
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £40,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
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
184 78 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 26.55% 13.76% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 150 62 100
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +16 34 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 32 (88.89%) Windows
1 32 (88.89%) SharePoint
2 30 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 26 (72.22%) NetApp
3 26 (72.22%) Blackberry
3 26 (72.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 24 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 23 (63.89%) EMC
6 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
6 22 (61.11%) Firewall
7 20 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (52.78%) SAN
8 19 (52.78%) Replication
9 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (44.44%) PowerShell
10 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (44.44%) MCSE
11 15 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (38.89%) Office Communications Server
12 14 (38.89%) MCSA
13 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
14 12 (33.33%) VBScript
15 11 (30.56%) ITIL
15 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2003
15 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (22.22%) NAS
17 6 (16.67%) MCP
18 5 (13.89%) VMware
18 5 (13.89%) Finance
18 5 (13.89%) Change Management

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 32 (88.89%) SharePoint
2 30 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 26 (72.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (38.89%) Office Communications Server
6 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (13.89%) IIS
8 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (61.11%) Firewall
2 19 (52.78%) SAN
3 8 (22.22%) NAS
4 3 (8.33%) DHCP
4 3 (8.33%) DNS
5 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (13.89%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Technical Leader
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Specialist
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Messaging Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) NOC Manager
3 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Network Operations Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Specialist
3 4 (11.11%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Operations Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Messaging Specialist
3 4 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Managed Services Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (72.22%) Blackberry
2 19 (52.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 32 (88.89%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.78%) UNIX
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Change Management
3 4 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 4 (11.11%) Matrix Management
3 4 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (11.11%) People Management
4 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.78%) Migration
6 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.78%) CRM
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 12 (33.33%) VBScript
3 5 (13.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (44.44%) MCSE
3 14 (38.89%) MCSA
4 6 (16.67%) MCP
5 4 (11.11%) MCTS
5 4 (11.11%) MCITP
5 4 (11.11%) CCNA
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.78%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 24 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) XenApp
2 4 (11.11%) XenServer
2 4 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) NetApp
2 23 (63.89%) EMC
3 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.89%) VMware
5 4 (11.11%) Citrix
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago