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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 138 150 138
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Lync 16 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.84% 1.72% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 8
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £39,450 £17,700
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £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
563 758 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 17.97% 22.15% 21.53%
Number of salaries quoted 364 497 404
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,040 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +9 12 £47,500 +14.45% 5
Glasgow +13 2 £32,500 -1.51% 2
Stirling -13 2 £51,250 -6.81%
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 33 (89.19%) Windows
1 33 (89.19%) MS Exchange
2 31 (83.78%) Active Directory
3 28 (75.68%) Microsoft
4 25 (67.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (54.05%) Cisco
6 19 (51.35%) Blackberry
7 17 (45.95%) PowerShell
8 16 (43.24%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (35.14%) Hyper-V
9 13 (35.14%) Windows XP
10 12 (32.43%) MS Office
10 12 (32.43%) Finance
11 11 (29.73%) VMware
11 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
11 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (27.03%) Citrix
12 10 (27.03%) Lotus
12 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
12 10 (27.03%) IP Telephony
13 8 (21.62%) SCOM
13 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
13 8 (21.62%) WAN
13 8 (21.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (21.62%) Firewall
13 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (18.92%) Symantec
14 7 (18.92%) SAN
14 7 (18.92%) ITIL

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 33 (89.19%) MS Exchange
2 16 (43.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (21.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
4 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (16.22%) IIS
5 5 (13.51%) IBM Notes
5 5 (13.51%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Office
2 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) IP Telephony
2 8 (21.62%) Firewall
2 8 (21.62%) WAN
3 7 (18.92%) SAN
4 6 (16.22%) DNS
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (13.51%) LAN
6 3 (8.11%) DHCP
6 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.41%) Unified Communications
7 2 (5.41%) VoIP
8 1 (2.70%) WLAN
8 1 (2.70%) SMTP
8 1 (2.70%) Internet
8 1 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MSI
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Law
3 2 (5.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Support Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) IT Support
4 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Trainee
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Service Desk Technician
6 1 (2.70%) Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) Blackberry
2 5 (13.51%) Mainframe
2 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Thin Client
4 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.11%) Fat Client
5 2 (5.41%) Clustering
5 2 (5.41%) iPhone
5 2 (5.41%) Kindle
6 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.70%) PKI
6 1 (2.70%) CCTV
6 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (35.14%) Windows XP
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
5 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (16.22%) Windows Phone
7 3 (8.11%) Android
8 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.70%) UNIX
9 1 (2.70%) CentOS
9 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Migration
3 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (8.11%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.70%) Change Control
6 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.70%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.70%) CRM
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) CCNA
3 2 (5.41%) HND
4 1 (2.70%) MCSE
4 1 (2.70%) MCSA
4 1 (2.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (83.78%) Active Directory
2 13 (35.14%) Hyper-V
3 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (13.51%) XenApp
5 5 (13.51%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
7 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.70%) UAG
8 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) SCOM
2 7 (18.92%) SCCM
3 6 (16.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.70%) OpenAM
4 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.70%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) Microsoft
2 20 (54.05%) Cisco
3 11 (29.73%) VMware
4 10 (27.03%) Citrix
4 10 (27.03%) Lotus
5 7 (18.92%) Symantec
6 6 (16.22%) HP
7 4 (10.81%) IronPort
8 1 (2.70%) Varonis
8 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.70%) Intel
8 1 (2.70%) Avaya
8 1 (2.70%) McAfee
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
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