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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 135 145 138
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Lync 19 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.30% 1.89% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 7
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +9.19%
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
575 688 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 18.51% 20.87% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 389 481 395
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,750 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +13 15 £39,000 -
Stirling -10 3 £52,500 -4.54%
Glasgow +7 1 - - 2
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 37 (90.24%) Windows
1 37 (90.24%) MS Exchange
2 33 (80.49%) Active Directory
3 32 (78.05%) Microsoft
4 29 (70.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (58.54%) Cisco
6 21 (51.22%) Blackberry
7 20 (48.78%) Hyper-V
7 20 (48.78%) PowerShell
7 20 (48.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (39.02%) VMware
9 15 (36.59%) Windows XP
10 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
11 13 (31.71%) MS Office
11 13 (31.71%) IP Telephony
12 12 (29.27%) Windows 7
12 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (26.83%) ITIL
13 11 (26.83%) Firewall
14 10 (24.39%) Finance
14 10 (24.39%) IIS
15 9 (21.95%) WAN
15 9 (21.95%) SAN
15 9 (21.95%) Citrix
15 9 (21.95%) Service Delivery
15 9 (21.95%) Cisco IPT
15 9 (21.95%) Degree
15 9 (21.95%) VMware ESXi
15 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 37 (90.24%) MS Exchange
2 20 (48.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (24.39%) IIS
4 8 (19.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
5 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (9.76%) IBM Notes
6 4 (9.76%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (2.44%) Apache
7 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.44%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (31.71%) MS Office
2 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) IP Telephony
2 11 (26.83%) Firewall
3 9 (21.95%) SAN
3 9 (21.95%) WAN
3 9 (21.95%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (12.20%) DNS
5 4 (9.76%) LAN
6 2 (4.88%) DHCP
6 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MSI
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Law
3 2 (4.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Support Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Messaging Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) IT Support
7 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (4.88%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Trainee
9 1 (2.44%) Exchange Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Service Desk Technician
9 1 (2.44%) Server Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (51.22%) Blackberry
2 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.76%) Mainframe
4 4 (9.76%) Thin Client
4 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.76%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.88%) Kindle
6 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.44%) iPhone
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%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 37 (90.24%) Windows
2 29 (70.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (36.59%) Windows XP
4 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (29.27%) Windows 7
5 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (21.95%) Windows Phone
6 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
6 3 (7.32%) Android
6 3 (7.32%) Linux
7 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.88%) CentOS
7 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.44%) OpenSolaris
8 1 (2.44%) UNIX
8 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 9 (21.95%) Service Delivery
3 6 (14.63%) Project Management
4 5 (12.20%) Migration
4 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.44%) Change Control
6 1 (2.44%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.44%) Line Management
6 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.44%) Change Management
6 1 (2.44%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.44%) CRM
6 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft 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 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (80.49%) Active Directory
2 20 (48.78%) Hyper-V
3 16 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (21.95%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (19.51%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (12.20%) XenApp
7 4 (9.76%) XenDesktop
8 2 (4.88%) vSphere
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.44%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) SCCM
1 6 (14.63%) SCOM
1 6 (14.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.44%) OpenAM
2 1 (2.44%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 32 (78.05%) Microsoft
2 24 (58.54%) Cisco
3 16 (39.02%) VMware
4 9 (21.95%) Citrix
5 8 (19.51%) Lotus
6 7 (17.07%) HP
6 7 (17.07%) Symantec
7 3 (7.32%) IronPort
7 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.88%) Avaya
9 1 (2.44%) NetApp
9 1 (2.44%) Dell
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle
9 1 (2.44%) Veeam
9 1 (2.44%) Varonis
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