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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 149 158 149
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Lync 11 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.52% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.82% 2.38% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 7
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £41,050 £17,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -
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
603 842 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 18.90% 21.87% 22.05%
Number of salaries quoted 371 553 417
Average salary £40,000 £39,900 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.25% +14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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
Edinburgh +8 6 £52,500 +26.50%
Glasgow +6 2 £34,500 -23.33%
Stirling -17 2 £51,250 -6.81%
Aberdeen - 1 - - 1
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 27 (81.82%) MS Exchange
3 26 (78.79%) Active Directory
4 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
5 20 (60.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (48.48%) Cisco
7 13 (39.39%) Blackberry
8 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (33.33%) Finance
9 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 11 (33.33%) Windows 7
10 10 (30.30%) Windows XP
10 10 (30.30%) Citrix
10 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
11 9 (27.27%) MS Office
11 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
11 9 (27.27%) Lotus
11 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
12 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
12 8 (24.24%) WAN
12 8 (24.24%) VMware
12 8 (24.24%) IP Telephony
12 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (21.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (21.21%) Firewall
13 7 (21.21%) SCCM
13 7 (21.21%) SCOM
14 6 (18.18%) HP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 27 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 7 (21.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (15.15%) IBM Notes
6 4 (12.12%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (9.09%) IIS
8 1 (3.03%) CMS
8 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Office
2 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) WAN
1 8 (24.24%) IP Telephony
2 7 (21.21%) Firewall
3 5 (15.15%) DNS
3 5 (15.15%) LAN
4 4 (12.12%) SAN
5 3 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (9.09%) VoIP
5 3 (9.09%) DHCP
6 1 (3.03%) ISDN
6 1 (3.03%) SMTP
6 1 (3.03%) WLAN
6 1 (3.03%) PSTN
6 1 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (3.03%) VLAN
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MSI
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Trainee
5 2 (6.06%) IT Support
6 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Technician
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Avaya Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Messaging Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) HTML
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Blackberry
2 5 (15.15%) Mainframe
2 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.09%) Thin Client
4 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.09%) Fat Client
5 2 (6.06%) iPhone
5 2 (6.06%) Kindle
5 2 (6.06%) Clustering
6 1 (3.03%) PKI
6 1 (3.03%) CCTV
6 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 10 (30.30%) Windows XP
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Phone
8 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
8 2 (6.06%) Android
9 1 (3.03%) UNIX
9 1 (3.03%) CentOS
9 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
9 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) ITIL
1 5 (15.15%) Migration
2 3 (9.09%) Project Management
2 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (6.06%) CRM
3 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.03%) Change Control
4 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.03%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (3.03%) Line Management
4 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) CCNA
2 2 (6.06%) HND
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (78.79%) Active Directory
2 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
3 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (15.15%) XenApp
5 4 (12.12%) XenDesktop
5 4 (12.12%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (3.03%) UAG
8 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) SCCM
1 7 (21.21%) SCOM
2 4 (12.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.03%) OpenAM
3 1 (3.03%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
3 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 16 (48.48%) Cisco
3 10 (30.30%) Citrix
4 9 (27.27%) Lotus
5 8 (24.24%) VMware
6 6 (18.18%) HP
7 4 (12.12%) Symantec
8 3 (9.09%) IronPort
9 2 (6.06%) Avaya
10 1 (3.03%) Intel
10 1 (3.03%) McAfee
10 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.03%) Acme Packet
10 1 (3.03%) Verint
10 1 (3.03%) Varonis
10 1 (3.03%) SonicWALL
Livingston, West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £300.00 - £360.00 per day
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