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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 153 152 156
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Lync 12 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.38% 0.55% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.90% 2.32% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 4
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +37.09%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
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
633 863 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 20.08% 23.88% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 418 547 399
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 August 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 August 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 9 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Glasgow +12 3 - - 1
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 16 (76.19%) Windows
1 16 (76.19%) MS Exchange
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (71.43%) SharePoint
3 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 11 (52.38%) WAN
4 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
5 10 (47.62%) Finance
6 9 (42.86%) VMware
7 8 (38.10%) SCCM
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (38.10%) Citrix
7 8 (38.10%) DHCP
7 8 (38.10%) DNS
7 8 (38.10%) ITIL
8 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (28.57%) Office 365
9 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (28.57%) SCOM
9 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 6 (28.57%) Manufacturing
9 6 (28.57%) SAN
9 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (28.57%) SLA
9 6 (28.57%) Cisco
9 6 (28.57%) MS Office
9 6 (28.57%) SQL
9 6 (28.57%) MySQL

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 16 (76.19%) MS Exchange
2 15 (71.43%) SharePoint
3 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (23.81%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (23.81%) Apache
4 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
5 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (14.29%) IIS
6 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
7 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
3 3 (14.29%) MS Project
4 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) WAN
2 8 (38.10%) DHCP
2 8 (38.10%) DNS
3 6 (28.57%) SAN
4 5 (23.81%) LDAP
4 5 (23.81%) IPsec
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall
6 3 (14.29%) LAN
7 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
8 1 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
8 1 (4.76%) ISDN
8 1 (4.76%) PSTN
8 1 (4.76%) VoIP
8 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 4 (19.05%) Games
4 4 (19.05%) Marketing
4 4 (19.05%) Electronics
5 3 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (9.52%) Retail
7 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
7 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
1 5 (23.81%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Avaya Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Voice 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%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
2 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) 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 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (23.81%) Open Source
4 4 (19.05%) CRM
4 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
4 4 (19.05%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
5 3 (14.29%) MOF
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) Logistics
6 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
6 2 (9.52%) Line Management
7 1 (4.76%) Coaching
7 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
7 1 (4.76%) Server Building
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
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%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (23.81%) DFS Replication
4 4 (19.05%) XenApp
5 3 (14.29%) ISA Server
5 3 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
2 6 (28.57%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) Citrix
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco
5 5 (23.81%) Brocade
5 5 (23.81%) NetApp
5 5 (23.81%) Perforce
6 4 (19.05%) SAP
7 3 (14.29%) CommVault
8 2 (9.52%) HP
8 2 (9.52%) Intel
8 2 (9.52%) Lotus
9 1 (4.76%) McAfee
9 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL
9 1 (4.76%) Acme Packet
9 1 (4.76%) Verint
9 1 (4.76%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (4.76%) Oracle
9 1 (4.76%) Avaya
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