The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 78 81 61
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Permanent jobs citing Lync 10 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.08% 0.34% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.71% 1.71% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 5
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
Lync
East Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
175 175 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 18.98% 19.91% 23.50%
Number of salaries quoted 154 157 159
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Lync
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Lync Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Lync
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Northampton - 9 £47,500 -
Lync
East Midlands

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 15 (83.33%) SharePoint
1 15 (83.33%) SCCM
2 14 (77.78%) Firewall
2 14 (77.78%) SAN
3 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
4 10 (55.56%) Hyper-V
4 10 (55.56%) NAS
5 9 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (44.44%) Law
6 8 (44.44%) VoIP
6 8 (44.44%) DHCP
6 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 8 (44.44%) DNS
7 7 (38.89%) PBX
7 7 (38.89%) ISPF
7 7 (38.89%) Office 365
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco
8 6 (33.33%) Windows
9 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
9 5 (27.78%) CCNP
9 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (27.78%) Retail
9 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (27.78%) VMware
9 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (27.78%) vSphere

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 15 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) SAN
1 14 (77.78%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) NAS
3 8 (44.44%) VoIP
3 8 (44.44%) DHCP
3 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 8 (44.44%) DNS
4 7 (38.89%) PBX
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) WLAN
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) SSL
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) HSRP
5 1 (5.56%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Hudson
General
1 8 (44.44%) Law
2 5 (27.78%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Technical Services Manager
1 9 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 9 (50.00%) Technical Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Thin Client
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Kindle
2 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
1 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (27.78%) Security Architecture
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Network Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CCNP
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (22.22%) MCSE
2 4 (22.22%) VCP5
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 5 (27.78%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (83.33%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) SAP