The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 81 69 82
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Permanent jobs citing Lync 12 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.28% 0.77% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.41% 2.83% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 3
Average salary £28,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.11% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.12%
Lync
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
222 212 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 23.74% 27.08% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 189 175 162
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £24,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,954 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.68% +1.17%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Lync
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the South Yorkshire region.

Lync Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Lync
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Lync
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. 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
Sheffield -14 8 £36,000 -15.29%
Barnsley - 2 £28,000 -
Doncaster - 2 £20,776 -
Lync
Yorkshire

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (70.83%) Citrix
4 16 (66.67%) Office 365
5 15 (62.50%) VMware
6 12 (50.00%) SCCM
6 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 12 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (45.83%) SAN
7 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
7 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (41.67%) MCSE
9 9 (37.50%) SCOM
10 8 (33.33%) SLA
10 8 (33.33%) Change Management
11 7 (29.17%) NetApp
11 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
11 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
11 7 (29.17%) Web Services
11 7 (29.17%) ITIL
12 6 (25.00%) MCSA
12 6 (25.00%) CommVault
12 6 (25.00%) SCVMM
12 6 (25.00%) XenApp
12 6 (25.00%) XenDesktop
12 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (20.83%) vSphere

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
1 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (8.33%) CMS
5 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.33%) Fireworks
3 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 16 (66.67%) Office 365
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) SAN
2 5 (20.83%) Unified Communications
3 4 (16.67%) DNS
3 4 (16.67%) DHCP
3 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.50%) Internet
4 3 (12.50%) NetScaler
5 2 (8.33%) NAS
5 2 (8.33%) Intranet
6 1 (4.17%) VPN
6 1 (4.17%) MPLS
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall
6 1 (4.17%) Wireless
6 1 (4.17%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Lead Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) ICT Technician
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Server Support
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Messaging Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
2 2 (8.33%) HTML5
2 2 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (4.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) iPad
2 2 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Change Management
2 7 (29.17%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
5 2 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.17%) ITSM
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) BCP
6 1 (4.17%) High Availability
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (41.67%) MCSE
3 6 (25.00%) MCSA
4 3 (12.50%) MCP
5 2 (8.33%) MCTS
5 2 (8.33%) MCITP
5 2 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
3 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (25.00%) XenApp
4 6 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 5 (20.83%) vSphere
6 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.17%) Xen
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) SCCM
2 9 (37.50%) SCOM
3 6 (25.00%) SCVMM
4 3 (12.50%) AppDNA
5 1 (4.17%) SCDPM
5 1 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (70.83%) Citrix
3 15 (62.50%) VMware
4 7 (29.17%) NetApp
5 6 (25.00%) CommVault
6 4 (16.67%) EMC
6 4 (16.67%) Cisco
7 3 (12.50%) IBM
7 3 (12.50%) Riverbed
8 2 (8.33%) Adobe
9 1 (4.17%) HP
9 1 (4.17%) Oracle
9 1 (4.17%) Apple
9 1 (4.17%) McAfee