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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 45 49 65
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Permanent jobs citing Lync 25 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.24% 1.16% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.79% 8.77% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 1
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.12%
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
169 57 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 28.69% 13.23% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 135 50 78
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +0.73%

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
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram 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 24 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 24 £41,250 +3.12% 10
Wallsend - 1 £25,500 - 1
Lync
North East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 23 (92.00%) Windows
1 23 (92.00%) MS Exchange
2 22 (88.00%) SharePoint
3 20 (80.00%) NetApp
3 20 (80.00%) Blackberry
3 20 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 19 (76.00%) EMC
5 18 (72.00%) Firewall
6 17 (68.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
8 15 (60.00%) SAN
8 15 (60.00%) Replication
9 14 (56.00%) MCSE
9 14 (56.00%) PowerShell
10 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
11 12 (48.00%) MCSA
12 11 (44.00%) VBScript
12 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
15 8 (32.00%) ITIL
15 8 (32.00%) Office Communications Server
15 8 (32.00%) NAS
16 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2003
16 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 6 (24.00%) MCP
18 4 (16.00%) Finance
18 4 (16.00%) VMware
18 4 (16.00%) TOGAF

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 23 (92.00%) MS Exchange
2 22 (88.00%) SharePoint
3 20 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (32.00%) Office Communications Server
6 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (12.00%) IIS
8 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) Firewall
2 15 (60.00%) SAN
3 8 (32.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (16.00%) Operations Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Network Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Technical Leader
2 4 (16.00%) NOC Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Network Operations Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Managed Services Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Messaging Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 15 (60.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (16.00%) Matrix Management
2 4 (16.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (16.00%) People Management
3 3 (12.00%) Change Management
3 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (44.00%) VBScript
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (56.00%) MCSE
3 12 (48.00%) MCSA
4 6 (24.00%) MCP
5 4 (16.00%) MCTS
5 4 (16.00%) MCITP
6 3 (12.00%) CCNA
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (12.00%) XenApp
2 3 (12.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) NetApp
2 19 (76.00%) EMC
3 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) Citrix
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