The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 135 147 150
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Permanent jobs citing Lync 20 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.65% 0.40% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.14% 1.87% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 4
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £30,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £40,000 £42,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.27%
Lync
UK

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

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
636 694 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 20.62% 21.20% 19.98%
Number of salaries quoted 449 476 430
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Lync
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Lync Salary Trend in Scotland

Lync
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Scotland

Lync
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Edinburgh +4 15 £30,250 - 4
Stirling - 3 £52,500 -
Glasgow +7 2 - - 3
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 37 (90.24%) Windows
2 35 (85.37%) Microsoft
3 33 (80.49%) MS Exchange
4 31 (75.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (70.73%) Active Directory
6 27 (65.85%) Cisco
7 25 (60.98%) Hyper-V
8 23 (56.10%) PowerShell
9 20 (48.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (48.78%) VMware
10 18 (43.90%) Blackberry
10 18 (43.90%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
12 14 (34.15%) IIS
13 13 (31.71%) Service Delivery
13 13 (31.71%) IP Telephony
14 12 (29.27%) ITIL
14 12 (29.27%) Windows XP
14 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (26.83%) MS Office
15 11 (26.83%) Firewall
15 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (24.39%) SAN
17 9 (21.95%) Project Management
17 9 (21.95%) WAN
17 9 (21.95%) Cisco IPT
17 9 (21.95%) Degree
17 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
17 9 (21.95%) Windows Phone
17 9 (21.95%) VMware ESXi

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 33 (80.49%) MS Exchange
2 18 (43.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (34.15%) IIS
4 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
5 7 (17.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (12.20%) Apache
6 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
6 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (12.20%) nginx
7 4 (9.76%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
8 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Office
2 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) IP Telephony
2 11 (26.83%) Firewall
3 10 (24.39%) SAN
4 9 (21.95%) WAN
4 9 (21.95%) Cisco IPT
5 4 (9.76%) LAN
5 4 (9.76%) DNS
6 3 (7.32%) DHCP
7 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.44%) NAS
8 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) MySQL
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MSI
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Law
3 2 (4.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Support Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) IT Support
6 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Technical Manager
7 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Exchange Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) Blackberry
2 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
3 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.76%) Statistics
4 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.76%) Fat Client
4 4 (9.76%) Thin Client
5 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.44%) Replication
6 1 (2.44%) Clustering
6 1 (2.44%) PKI
6 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.44%) iPhone
6 1 (2.44%) Kindle
6 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (90.24%) Windows
2 31 (75.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (29.27%) Windows XP
3 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (21.95%) Windows Phone
5 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
6 6 (14.63%) Ubuntu
6 6 (14.63%) Linux
7 5 (12.20%) Solaris
7 5 (12.20%) OpenSolaris
8 2 (4.88%) Android
9 1 (2.44%) UNIX
9 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.44%) CentOS
9 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Service Delivery
2 12 (29.27%) ITIL
3 9 (21.95%) Project Management
4 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 4 (9.76%) Performance Management
6 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.32%) Line Management
7 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.44%) People Management
7 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.44%) Change Management
7 1 (2.44%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.44%) CRM
7 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.44%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
2 5 (12.20%) Perl
2 5 (12.20%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.76%) MCSA
4 2 (4.88%) HND
4 2 (4.88%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (70.73%) Active Directory
2 25 (60.98%) Hyper-V
3 20 (48.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (21.95%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (19.51%) Forefront TMG
6 6 (14.63%) vSphere
7 4 (9.76%) XenApp
8 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
9 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.44%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) SCCM
1 6 (14.63%) SCOM
2 5 (12.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.44%) OpenAM
3 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.44%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (85.37%) Microsoft
2 27 (65.85%) Cisco
3 20 (48.78%) VMware
4 7 (17.07%) HP
5 6 (14.63%) Citrix
5 6 (14.63%) Lotus
5 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
5 6 (14.63%) Symantec
6 5 (12.20%) Dell
6 5 (12.20%) Oracle
6 5 (12.20%) Veeam
6 5 (12.20%) NetApp
7 3 (7.32%) IronPort
8 1 (2.44%) Varonis
8 1 (2.44%) Avaya
8 1 (2.44%) CommVault
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