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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 142 144 150
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Lync 10 29 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.76% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.56% 3.41% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 4
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £27,500 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
642 850 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.74% 22.19% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 421 581 420
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,300 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +18 6 £62,500 +127.27%
Glasgow +4 3 £34,500 -23.33% 1
Aberdeen +19 1 - -
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (76.00%) Windows
1 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (72.00%) MS Exchange
3 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (48.00%) SharePoint
5 12 (48.00%) Citrix
6 9 (36.00%) MS Office
6 9 (36.00%) Finance
7 8 (32.00%) SCOM
7 8 (32.00%) Blackberry
7 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (28.00%) ITIL
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
8 7 (28.00%) WAN
8 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
9 6 (24.00%) XenApp
9 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (24.00%) VMware
9 6 (24.00%) Cisco
10 5 (20.00%) CRM
10 5 (20.00%) DNS
10 5 (20.00%) SQL
10 5 (20.00%) Firewall
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (20.00%) Lotus

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (72.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (48.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (16.00%) IIS
4 4 (16.00%) IBM Notes
5 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.00%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (12.00%) MS Project
4 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) WAN
2 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (16.00%) LAN
4 3 (12.00%) DHCP
4 3 (12.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (8.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (8.00%) SAN
5 2 (8.00%) VoIP
6 1 (4.00%) WLAN
6 1 (4.00%) SMTP
6 1 (4.00%) PSTN
6 1 (4.00%) ISDN
6 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.00%) Internet
6 1 (4.00%) VLAN
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Trainee
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Avaya Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.00%) Kindle
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.00%) iPhone
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
4 1 (4.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.00%) Linux
7 1 (4.00%) CentOS
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.00%) Android
7 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) CRM
2 5 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (12.00%) MOF
4 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (8.00%) Logistics
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (4.00%) Line Management
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
1 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (24.00%) XenApp
3 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (16.00%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (16.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (12.00%) ISA Server
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (4.00%) vSphere
7 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) SCOM
2 4 (16.00%) SCCM
3 3 (12.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.00%) WSUS
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (4.00%) OpenAM
4 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) Citrix
3 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco
4 5 (20.00%) Lotus
5 3 (12.00%) Symantec
6 2 (8.00%) Avaya
7 1 (4.00%) CommVault
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Intel
7 1 (4.00%) McAfee
7 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
7 1 (4.00%) IronPort
7 1 (4.00%) Acme Packet
7 1 (4.00%) Varonis
7 1 (4.00%) Verint
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
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