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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 151 146 152
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Lync 20 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.55% 0.36% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.50% 1.83% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 3
Average salary £42,500 £31,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.09% -43.63%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
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
799 601 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.02% 19.43% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 493 394 497
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -9 10 £29,500 -1.66% 2
Dundee - 7 £42,500 -
Glasgow +1 5 - -
West Lothian - 1 £19,000 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (93.62%) Microsoft
2 40 (85.11%) Windows
3 36 (76.60%) Active Directory
4 29 (61.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (48.94%) Cisco
5 23 (48.94%) ITIL
6 22 (46.81%) SQL Server
6 22 (46.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (44.68%) VMware
8 20 (42.55%) IIS
8 20 (42.55%) Hyper-V
9 19 (40.43%) MS Exchange
9 19 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (38.30%) SAN
11 17 (36.17%) MCSE
11 17 (36.17%) MCITP
12 16 (34.04%) PowerShell
13 13 (27.66%) Linux
14 12 (25.53%) Service Delivery
15 11 (23.40%) Blackberry
16 10 (21.28%) PRINCE2
16 10 (21.28%) Firewall
16 10 (21.28%) Unified Communications
16 10 (21.28%) Office 365
17 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (19.15%) Fibre Channel
17 9 (19.15%) iSCSI
17 9 (19.15%) MOF
18 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
18 8 (17.02%) WAN

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (42.55%) IIS
2 19 (40.43%) MS Exchange
3 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
5 6 (12.77%) Apache
5 6 (12.77%) Tomcat
6 5 (10.64%) nginx
7 4 (8.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (4.26%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Office
2 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (38.30%) SAN
2 10 (21.28%) Firewall
2 10 (21.28%) Unified Communications
3 9 (19.15%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (19.15%) iSCSI
4 8 (17.02%) WAN
5 6 (12.77%) IP Telephony
5 6 (12.77%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (10.64%) LAN
6 5 (10.64%) VPN
7 4 (8.51%) POP3
7 4 (8.51%) SMTP
7 4 (8.51%) IMAP
7 4 (8.51%) Internet
7 4 (8.51%) MPLS
7 4 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (8.51%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (8.51%) xDSL
7 4 (8.51%) Junos
8 3 (6.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (46.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) MySQL
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (12.77%) Law
2 5 (10.64%) Games
3 3 (6.38%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Consultant
2 9 (19.15%) Communications Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Consultant
3 7 (14.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Support
7 3 (6.38%) IT Support
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Technical Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Manager
8 2 (4.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (4.26%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.51%) Statistics
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.26%) iPhone
4 1 (2.13%) Open Source
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.13%) DTV
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (85.11%) Windows
2 29 (61.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (27.66%) Linux
4 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.89%) Ubuntu
5 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
5 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.77%) Windows Phone
6 5 (10.64%) OpenSolaris
6 5 (10.64%) Solaris
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.13%) CentOS
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.13%) UNIX
8 1 (2.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) ITIL
2 12 (25.53%) Service Delivery
3 10 (21.28%) PRINCE2
4 9 (19.15%) MOF
5 6 (12.77%) Project Management
6 4 (8.51%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.38%) Line Management
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (4.26%) Migration
9 1 (2.13%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.13%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.13%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.13%) Change Management
9 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
2 6 (12.77%) Python
3 5 (10.64%) Perl
4 3 (6.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (36.17%) MCITP
2 17 (36.17%) MCSE
3 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (10.64%) CCNA
5 5 (10.64%) MCSA
5 5 (10.64%) Degree
6 4 (8.51%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.13%) CCIE
System Software
1 36 (76.60%) Active Directory
2 20 (42.55%) Hyper-V
3 19 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (12.77%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (10.64%) vSphere
6 4 (8.51%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.13%) XenApp
7 1 (2.13%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) SCCM
1 4 (8.51%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (6.38%) SCOM
2 3 (6.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (93.62%) Microsoft
2 23 (48.94%) Cisco
3 21 (44.68%) VMware
4 7 (14.89%) Red Hat
5 6 (12.77%) NetApp
6 5 (10.64%) Oracle
6 5 (10.64%) Dell
6 5 (10.64%) Veeam
7 4 (8.51%) SolarWinds
7 4 (8.51%) Citrix
7 4 (8.51%) Juniper
8 3 (6.38%) Symantec
9 2 (4.26%) Lotus
9 2 (4.26%) IronPort
9 2 (4.26%) CommVault
9 2 (4.26%) HP
10 1 (2.13%) SAP
10 1 (2.13%) Avaya
10 1 (2.13%) Mitel
10 1 (2.13%) Brocade
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