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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 155 146 157
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs citing Lync 18 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.21% 1.57% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 3
Average salary £45,000 £31,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.16% -43.63%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +23.45%
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
813 572 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.73% 18.26% 22.51%
Number of salaries quoted 501 357 512
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,100
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 August 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 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
Dundee - 7 £42,500 - 1
Edinburgh -10 5 £35,000 +16.66%
Glasgow -20 3 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 45 (97.83%) Microsoft
2 38 (82.61%) Windows
3 35 (76.09%) Active Directory
4 27 (58.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (47.83%) ITIL
7 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
7 21 (45.65%) MCSE
7 21 (45.65%) MCITP
8 20 (43.48%) IIS
9 17 (36.96%) SAN
9 17 (36.96%) Cisco
9 17 (36.96%) VMware
10 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (30.43%) Hyper-V
12 13 (28.26%) Unified Communications
12 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
12 13 (28.26%) PRINCE2
12 13 (28.26%) Linux
12 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
13 12 (26.09%) MOF
13 12 (26.09%) Fibre Channel
13 12 (26.09%) iSCSI
14 11 (23.91%) Office 365
15 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
16 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
16 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certified Architect
17 7 (15.22%) Firewall
17 7 (15.22%) Ubuntu
17 7 (15.22%) Blackberry

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (43.48%) IIS
2 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
3 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
4 6 (13.04%) Apache
4 6 (13.04%) Tomcat
5 5 (10.87%) nginx
5 5 (10.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (6.52%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) SAN
2 13 (28.26%) Unified Communications
3 12 (26.09%) Fibre Channel
3 12 (26.09%) iSCSI
4 7 (15.22%) Firewall
5 5 (10.87%) WAN
5 5 (10.87%) VPN
6 4 (8.70%) MPLS
6 4 (8.70%) IMAP
6 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (8.70%) Internet
6 4 (8.70%) POP3
6 4 (8.70%) SMTP
6 4 (8.70%) LAN
6 4 (8.70%) xDSL
6 4 (8.70%) Junos
7 2 (4.35%) IP Telephony
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (10.87%) Games
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Consultant
2 12 (26.09%) Communications Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.52%) Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Technical Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) IT Support
7 1 (2.17%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) COM
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.70%) Statistics
3 2 (4.35%) iPhone
4 1 (2.17%) Open Source
4 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 38 (82.61%) Windows
2 27 (58.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (28.26%) Linux
4 7 (15.22%) Ubuntu
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (10.87%) OpenSolaris
6 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.87%) Solaris
7 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.17%) UNIX
8 1 (2.17%) CentOS
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) ITIL
2 13 (28.26%) PRINCE2
3 12 (26.09%) MOF
4 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
5 6 (13.04%) Project Management
6 4 (8.70%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.52%) Migration
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.17%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.17%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.04%) Python
2 6 (13.04%) Bash Shell
3 5 (10.87%) Perl
4 4 (8.70%) SQL
5 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (45.65%) MCSE
2 21 (45.65%) MCITP
3 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (8.70%) JNCIA
5 4 (8.70%) CCNA
6 3 (6.52%) MCSA
7 2 (4.35%) Degree
8 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 35 (76.09%) Active Directory
2 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (30.43%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.87%) vSphere
5 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.17%) XenApp
6 1 (2.17%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) SCCM
1 4 (8.70%) SCOM
1 4 (8.70%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (6.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.17%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 45 (97.83%) Microsoft
2 17 (36.96%) Cisco
2 17 (36.96%) VMware
3 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
4 6 (13.04%) NetApp
5 5 (10.87%) Veeam
5 5 (10.87%) Oracle
5 5 (10.87%) Dell
6 4 (8.70%) Citrix
6 4 (8.70%) Juniper
6 4 (8.70%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.52%) Symantec
7 3 (6.52%) Lotus
7 3 (6.52%) IronPort
8 2 (4.35%) CommVault
9 1 (2.17%) SAP
9 1 (2.17%) Avaya
9 1 (2.17%) Brocade
9 1 (2.17%) Perforce
9 1 (2.17%) Mitel
Dundee
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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