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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 73 73 70
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Lync 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.28% 0.38% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.33% 1.90% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £27,000 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.20%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
150 158 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 20.75% 20.15% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 98 134 91
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 May 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 -6 2 £27,000 -10.00% 5
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 32 (86.49%) MS Exchange
3 31 (83.78%) SharePoint
4 26 (70.27%) NetApp
4 26 (70.27%) Blackberry
4 26 (70.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
6 23 (62.16%) Active Directory
6 23 (62.16%) EMC
7 22 (59.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (56.76%) Firewall
9 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (51.35%) Replication
10 19 (51.35%) SAN
11 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (48.65%) MCSE
11 18 (48.65%) PowerShell
12 17 (45.95%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (43.24%) MCSA
14 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
15 14 (37.84%) Office Communications Server
16 12 (32.43%) VBScript
17 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2003
17 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2010
18 10 (27.03%) ITIL
19 8 (21.62%) NAS
20 7 (18.92%) VMware
20 7 (18.92%) Change Management
21 6 (16.22%) VMware ESX
21 6 (16.22%) MCP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (86.49%) MS Exchange
2 31 (83.78%) SharePoint
3 26 (70.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (45.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (37.84%) Office Communications Server
6 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (16.22%) IIS
8 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
1 1 (2.70%) OneDrive
1 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (56.76%) Firewall
2 19 (51.35%) SAN
3 8 (21.62%) NAS
4 2 (5.41%) DHCP
4 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) DNS
5 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Support Specialist
3 4 (10.81%) Operations Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Network Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Messaging Specialist
3 4 (10.81%) Technical Leader
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Specialist
3 4 (10.81%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Messaging Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) NOC Manager
3 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Network Operations Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Specialist
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (70.27%) Blackberry
2 19 (51.35%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.41%) Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Change Management
3 6 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
4 4 (10.81%) People Management
4 4 (10.81%) Matrix Management
4 4 (10.81%) Performance Management
5 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.70%) Migration
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.70%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.70%) CRM
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) PowerShell
2 12 (32.43%) VBScript
3 6 (16.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (48.65%) MCSE
3 16 (43.24%) MCSA
4 6 (16.22%) MCP
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (16.22%) CCNA
5 4 (10.81%) MCTS
5 4 (10.81%) MCITP
6 1 (2.70%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 23 (62.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) VMware ESX
2 6 (16.22%) XenApp
2 6 (16.22%) XenServer
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) NetApp
2 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
3 23 (62.16%) EMC
4 7 (18.92%) VMware
5 6 (16.22%) Citrix
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco
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