The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 62 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Lync 3 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.55% 0.32% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.44% 2.47% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 5
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Application Platforms Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
123 81 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 22.53% 13.00% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 113 76 86
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £53,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Lync
North East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Gateshead - 1 £30,000 -
Lync
North East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 5 (71.43%) MCITP
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) Office 365
4 4 (57.14%) MCTS
5 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
6 2 (28.57%) SCDPM
6 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (28.57%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) SCCM
6 2 (28.57%) SCOM
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) PBX
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) MS Office
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (28.57%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) PBX
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) MCITP
2 4 (57.14%) MCTS
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCDPM
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOrch
2 1 (14.29%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) VMware