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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 83 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 6 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.64% 1.39% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.78% 7.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 0
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
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
216 123 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 22.98% 18.95% 19.41%
Number of salaries quoted 187 118 98
Average salary £40,000 £40,750 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.84% +9.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £26,450 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014. 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 -18 6 £47,500 -
Lync
East Midlands

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) MS Office
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (88.89%) Office 365
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (88.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (66.67%) C#
4 6 (66.67%) .NET
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (66.67%) Web Development
5 5 (55.56%) Ajax
5 5 (55.56%) Web Accessibility
5 5 (55.56%) Android
5 5 (55.56%) iPhone
5 5 (55.56%) WCF
5 5 (55.56%) Silverlight
5 5 (55.56%) jQuery
5 5 (55.56%) HTML
5 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 5 (55.56%) CSS
5 5 (55.56%) XML
5 5 (55.56%) XSL
5 5 (55.56%) Intranet
5 5 (55.56%) Internet

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (88.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (55.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Intranet
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
1 5 (55.56%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (11.11%) DTS
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Head of Development
4 1 (11.11%) Head of Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) XSL
2 5 (55.56%) Ajax
2 5 (55.56%) WCF
2 5 (55.56%) Silverlight
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (55.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Web Development
2 5 (55.56%) Web Accessibility
2 5 (55.56%) Android Development
2 5 (55.56%) iOS Development
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Web Design
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCTS
2 3 (33.33%) MCITP
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft