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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 78 70 70
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing Lync 11 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.06% 1.40% 0.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.04% 6.44% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 4
Average salary £37,500 £29,900 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.41% -40.20%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
182 202 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.53% 21.77% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 143 182 118
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,800 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 5 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
Sheffield -9 11 £37,500 +25.41%
Lync
Yorkshire

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 22 (95.65%) Windows
1 22 (95.65%) Citrix
2 21 (91.30%) CommVault
2 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 21 (91.30%) VMware
2 21 (91.30%) Office 365
2 21 (91.30%) Active Directory
3 20 (86.96%) Hyper-V
3 20 (86.96%) SCCM
3 20 (86.96%) SCOM
3 20 (86.96%) SCVMM
3 20 (86.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (86.96%) ITIL
3 20 (86.96%) SLA
3 20 (86.96%) SQL
3 20 (86.96%) MS Office
3 20 (86.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (86.96%) SAN
3 20 (86.96%) Change Management
4 17 (73.91%) Migration
5 16 (69.57%) PowerShell
5 16 (69.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 16 (69.57%) XenApp
5 16 (69.57%) XenDesktop
5 16 (69.57%) vSphere
5 16 (69.57%) SaaS
5 16 (69.57%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (69.57%) Unified Communications
5 16 (69.57%) High Availability
5 16 (69.57%) vMotion

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (86.96%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) Fireworks
2 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 21 (91.30%) Office 365
2 16 (69.57%) SaaS
3 1 (4.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) SAN
2 16 (69.57%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Citrix Engineer
1 9 (39.13%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.35%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) ICT Technician
3 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) CSS3
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.35%) Clustering
1 1 (4.35%) Social Media
1 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Change Management
1 20 (86.96%) ITIL
2 17 (73.91%) Migration
3 16 (69.57%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Content Management
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) SQL
2 16 (69.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) MCSE
2 4 (17.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (86.96%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 21 (91.30%) Active Directory
2 20 (86.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (86.96%) Hyper-V
3 16 (69.57%) XenApp
3 16 (69.57%) XenDesktop
3 16 (69.57%) vSphere
3 16 (69.57%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (69.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (86.96%) SCCM
1 20 (86.96%) SCOM
1 20 (86.96%) SCVMM
2 16 (69.57%) vMotion
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Citrix
2 21 (91.30%) CommVault
2 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 21 (91.30%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat