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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 78 64 83
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Permanent jobs citing Lync 13 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.35% 0.86% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.96% 3.35% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 2
Average salary £37,000 £55,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.72% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £32,500 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £90,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.48%
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
218 179 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 22.71% 25.64% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 167 151 150
Average salary £34,500 £37,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.75% +12.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -20 10 £38,000 -30.90%
Barnsley - 2 £28,000 -
Lync
Yorkshire

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
2 28 (84.85%) Windows
3 24 (72.73%) Citrix
3 24 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (69.70%) VMware
5 22 (66.67%) MCSE
6 18 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (48.48%) Hyper-V
7 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
9 13 (39.39%) Office 365
9 13 (39.39%) XenDesktop
9 13 (39.39%) MCTS
9 13 (39.39%) MCITP
10 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (33.33%) SAN
11 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (30.30%) SCOM
12 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
13 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
13 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
13 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
14 8 (24.24%) Web Services
14 8 (24.24%) MCP
14 8 (24.24%) CCA
14 8 (24.24%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (24.24%) SLA
14 8 (24.24%) Internet
14 8 (24.24%) Change Management
14 8 (24.24%) SCCM

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (39.39%) Office 365
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) SAN
2 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 8 (24.24%) Internet
3 8 (24.24%) Unified Communications
4 4 (12.12%) DHCP
4 4 (12.12%) DNS
5 3 (9.09%) PBX
5 3 (9.09%) IP Telephony
5 3 (9.09%) NetScaler
6 2 (6.06%) NAS
7 1 (3.03%) Firewall
7 1 (3.03%) Wireless
7 1 (3.03%) IPsec
7 1 (3.03%) MPLS
7 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Consultant
3 8 (24.24%) Support Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Support Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Lead Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Server Support
7 2 (6.06%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Change Management
1 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
2 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 3 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL
3 2 (6.06%) Project Management
3 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.03%) ITSM
4 1 (3.03%) BCP
4 1 (3.03%) Service Management
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 24 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (66.67%) MCSE
3 13 (39.39%) MCTS
3 13 (39.39%) MCITP
4 8 (24.24%) MCP
4 8 (24.24%) CCA
4 8 (24.24%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (24.24%) CCEE
5 4 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (9.09%) CCNP
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.06%) Degree
7 2 (6.06%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (48.48%) Hyper-V
3 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 13 (39.39%) XenDesktop
5 5 (15.15%) XenApp
6 4 (12.12%) vSphere
7 1 (3.03%) Xen
7 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) SCOM
2 8 (24.24%) SCCM
3 3 (9.09%) AppDNA
4 2 (6.06%) SCDPM
4 2 (6.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (6.06%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
2 24 (72.73%) Citrix
3 23 (69.70%) VMware
4 8 (24.24%) Riverbed
5 7 (21.21%) Cisco
5 7 (21.21%) NetApp
6 4 (12.12%) EMC
7 3 (9.09%) IBM
8 1 (3.03%) McAfee
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle
8 1 (3.03%) Apple
8 1 (3.03%) HP