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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 81 82 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.11% 0.65% 1.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.72% 2.84% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 8
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
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
138 211 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 14.76% 22.86% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 131 182 118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,246
% change year-on-year
- +1.92%

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 28 August 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 1 £47,500 -
Lync
East Midlands

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 14 (100.00%) SCCM
2 13 (92.86%) SAN
3 12 (85.71%) Firewall
4 10 (71.43%) Hyper-V
4 10 (71.43%) NAS
5 9 (64.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
6 8 (57.14%) VoIP
7 7 (50.00%) DHCP
7 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (50.00%) DNS
7 7 (50.00%) PBX
7 7 (50.00%) Law
8 6 (42.86%) ISPF
9 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (35.71%) Security Architecture
9 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (35.71%) Windows
10 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
10 4 (28.57%) Cisco
10 4 (28.57%) CCNP
10 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (28.57%) Retail
10 4 (28.57%) Office 365
10 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (28.57%) vSphere
10 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) SAN
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 10 (71.43%) NAS
4 8 (57.14%) VoIP
5 7 (50.00%) DHCP
5 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (50.00%) DNS
5 7 (50.00%) PBX
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Hudson
General
1 7 (50.00%) Law
2 4 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Service Manager
1 9 (64.29%) Technical Manager
1 9 (64.29%) Technical Services Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (35.71%) Security Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCNP
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (21.43%) VCP5
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 4 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) SCSM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) SAP