The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 71 66 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Lync 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.57% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.46% 0.94% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £27,000 £45,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +69.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
Lync
North East

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

Application Platforms Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
122 106 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.15% 16.51% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 78 95 69
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,760 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Lync
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Lync Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Lync
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 3 £27,000 -40.00% 3
Lync
North East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) MS Exchange
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
4 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
5 5 (45.45%) Citrix
5 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) Blackberry
5 5 (45.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (45.45%) MCSE
5 5 (45.45%) MCSA
5 5 (45.45%) Change Management
5 5 (45.45%) NetApp
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (45.45%) XenApp
5 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
6 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (36.36%) XenServer
6 4 (36.36%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (36.36%) VMware ESX
6 4 (36.36%) Replication
6 4 (36.36%) Firewall
6 4 (36.36%) SAN

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (90.91%) MS Exchange
2 8 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
4 5 (45.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (45.45%) Office Communications Server
4 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Messaging Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Messaging Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Engagement Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Blackberry
2 4 (36.36%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (45.45%) MCSE
2 5 (45.45%) MCSA
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
1 5 (45.45%) XenApp
2 4 (36.36%) XenServer
2 4 (36.36%) VMware ESX
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) NetApp
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) HP
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago