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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Lync
Rank 73 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Lync 5 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.67% 1.35% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.98% 6.06% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 6
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
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
168 165 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 22.37% 22.30% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 102 150 123
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £24,600 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 5 February 2016. 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 -15 5 £38,500 -16.75%
Lync
East Midlands

Lync
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Skype
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) VMware

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Wintel Support
2 3 (50.00%) Lync Specialist
2 3 (50.00%) Support Specialist
2 3 (50.00%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) VMware