The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 60 64 71
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Lync 22 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.33% 0.41% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.43% 2.05% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 1
Average salary £42,000 £67,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.77% +42.10%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Application Platforms Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
211 146 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 22.35% 19.95% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 182 133 143
Average salary £36,500 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,425 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £40,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Lync
Yorkshire

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +6 22 £42,000 -37.77% 2
Lync
Yorkshire

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (97.14%) Microsoft
2 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 30 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (82.86%) MCSE
4 27 (77.14%) Citrix
5 25 (71.43%) VMware
6 24 (68.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
8 17 (48.57%) MCITP
8 17 (48.57%) Hyper-V
9 16 (45.71%) SCOM
9 16 (45.71%) SAN
10 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
11 14 (40.00%) MCTS
12 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (34.29%) XenDesktop
13 12 (34.29%) Riverbed
13 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
14 11 (31.43%) Change Management
14 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
14 11 (31.43%) SLA
14 11 (31.43%) Web Services
14 11 (31.43%) Internet
14 11 (31.43%) MCP
14 11 (31.43%) Office 365
15 10 (28.57%) Unified Communications
16 8 (22.86%) CCEE

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (31.43%) Office 365
3 3 (8.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) SAN
2 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
2 11 (31.43%) Internet
3 10 (28.57%) Unified Communications
4 6 (17.14%) DNS
5 5 (14.29%) IP Telephony
6 3 (8.57%) Firewall
6 3 (8.57%) PBX
7 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
7 2 (5.71%) NAS
8 1 (2.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Consultant
2 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Consultant
2 12 (34.29%) Support Engineer
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Support Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Solutions Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Change Management
2 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL
3 2 (5.71%) Project Management
3 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (5.71%) Migration
3 2 (5.71%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (5.71%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 30 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (82.86%) MCSE
3 17 (48.57%) MCITP
4 14 (40.00%) MCTS
5 11 (31.43%) MCP
6 8 (22.86%) CCEE
6 8 (22.86%) CCA
6 8 (22.86%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (8.57%) CCNP
8 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (5.71%) MCSA
9 2 (5.71%) Degree
9 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
9 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (68.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
3 17 (48.57%) Hyper-V
4 12 (34.29%) XenDesktop
5 3 (8.57%) XenApp
6 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (45.71%) SCOM
2 8 (22.86%) SCCM
3 2 (5.71%) SCVMM
3 2 (5.71%) SCDPM
3 2 (5.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (5.71%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.86%) OPNET
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Microsoft
2 27 (77.14%) Citrix
3 25 (71.43%) VMware
4 12 (34.29%) Riverbed
5 7 (20.00%) Cisco
6 5 (14.29%) IBM
7 3 (8.57%) HP
7 3 (8.57%) Dell
7 3 (8.57%) NetApp
8 2 (5.71%) Nortel
8 2 (5.71%) Avaya
8 2 (5.71%) Dialogic
9 1 (2.86%) EMC
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
SDL Plc
Salary: From £27,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £29000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £38-55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago