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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 154 154 145
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs citing Lync 13 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 0.60% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.12% 2.69% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 4
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +37.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £29,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,100 £55,000 £32,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
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
612 817 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 18.58% 22.14% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 403 500 380
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -4 8 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Glasgow +3 5 £51,677 -
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 15 (71.43%) SharePoint
3 15 (71.43%) MS Exchange
4 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
5 12 (57.14%) WAN
5 12 (57.14%) Finance
6 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
7 9 (42.86%) VMware
8 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (38.10%) ITIL
8 8 (38.10%) Citrix
9 7 (33.33%) Cisco
9 7 (33.33%) DHCP
9 7 (33.33%) DNS
9 7 (33.33%) Office 365
9 7 (33.33%) SCCM
10 6 (28.57%) SCOM
10 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
10 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
10 6 (28.57%) SQL
10 6 (28.57%) MySQL
10 6 (28.57%) Manufacturing
10 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
11 5 (23.81%) Perforce
11 5 (23.81%) IPsec
11 5 (23.81%) CRM
11 5 (23.81%) SAN

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 15 (71.43%) SharePoint
1 15 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (23.81%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (23.81%) Apache
3 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
4 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (14.29%) IIS
5 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
7 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (19.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) WAN
2 7 (33.33%) DHCP
2 7 (33.33%) DNS
3 5 (23.81%) SAN
3 5 (23.81%) LDAP
3 5 (23.81%) IPsec
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (19.05%) LAN
5 3 (14.29%) Firewall
6 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
6 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (19.05%) Marketing
3 4 (19.05%) Electronics
3 4 (19.05%) Games
3 4 (19.05%) Banking
4 3 (14.29%) Back Office
5 2 (9.52%) Retail
5 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
1 5 (23.81%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) DTV
2 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (23.81%) Data ONTAP
4 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) CRM
2 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (23.81%) Open Source
2 5 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (19.05%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
4 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 3 (14.29%) MOF
5 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.52%) Logistics
5 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
5 2 (9.52%) Benchmarking
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) Line Management
6 1 (4.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
2 5 (23.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) HND
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 5 (23.81%) XenApp
3 5 (23.81%) DFS Replication
4 3 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (14.29%) ISA Server
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (9.52%) UAG
6 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) SCCM
2 6 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) Citrix
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco
5 5 (23.81%) Perforce
5 5 (23.81%) Brocade
5 5 (23.81%) NetApp
6 4 (19.05%) SAP
7 3 (14.29%) CommVault
8 1 (4.76%) Lotus
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle
8 1 (4.76%) HP
8 1 (4.76%) Intel
8 1 (4.76%) Dell Compellent
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