The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 147 135 165
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +30
Permanent jobs citing Lync 55 76 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.15% 1.56% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.58% 6.93% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 48 61 7
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -7.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -12.62%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
986 1097 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.64% 22.52% 21.06%
Number of salaries quoted 750 790 605
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,800 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Lync
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Lync Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Lync
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Lync
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Leeds +2 48 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Huddersfield - 4 £35,000 -
Lync
Yorkshire

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 85 (72.03%) Microsoft
2 83 (70.34%) MS Exchange
3 72 (61.02%) Active Directory
4 56 (47.46%) Windows
5 43 (36.44%) Cisco
5 43 (36.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (35.59%) LAN
7 41 (34.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 40 (33.90%) ITIL
9 39 (33.05%) VMware
10 38 (32.20%) WAN
11 35 (29.66%) SQL Server
11 35 (29.66%) Unified Communications
11 35 (29.66%) Windows Server 2008
12 34 (28.81%) MS Excel
13 30 (25.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 30 (25.42%) Exchange Server 2013
14 24 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (19.49%) SCCM
16 20 (16.95%) SharePoint
17 17 (14.41%) PowerShell
18 16 (13.56%) MS Office
19 15 (12.71%) SQL
20 14 (11.86%) MCSE
20 14 (11.86%) DNS
20 14 (11.86%) SCOM
21 13 (11.02%) Video Conferencing
21 13 (11.02%) SAN
22 12 (10.17%) HP
22 12 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 83 (70.34%) MS Exchange
2 41 (34.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (25.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (16.95%) SharePoint
5 12 (10.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (7.63%) IBM Notes
7 5 (4.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.54%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.69%) IIS
9 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (28.81%) MS Excel
2 16 (13.56%) MS Office
3 4 (3.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.08%) Office 365
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (35.59%) LAN
2 38 (32.20%) WAN
3 35 (29.66%) Unified Communications
4 14 (11.86%) DNS
5 13 (11.02%) SAN
6 10 (8.47%) VoIP
6 10 (8.47%) Firewall
7 9 (7.63%) Telepresence
7 9 (7.63%) DHCP
8 8 (6.78%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (5.08%) VPN
10 5 (4.24%) FTP
10 5 (4.24%) HTTPS
10 5 (4.24%) SSH
11 4 (3.39%) Internet
12 2 (1.69%) DMZ
12 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
12 2 (1.69%) ISDN
12 2 (1.69%) SMTP
12 2 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (29.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (10.17%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.39%) Finance
3 2 (1.69%) Law
3 2 (1.69%) Back Office
3 2 (1.69%) Local Government
4 1 (0.85%) Electronics
4 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (19.49%) Communications Engineer
2 19 (16.10%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 17 (14.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (10.17%) Exchange Engineer
5 11 (9.32%) Analyst
6 10 (8.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.63%) Consultant
8 8 (6.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (5.08%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Messaging Consultant
11 4 (3.39%) Windows Server Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) VMware Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (3.39%) Applications Specialist
11 4 (3.39%) Technical Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) Server Engineer
12 3 (2.54%) Support Specialist
12 3 (2.54%) Communications Manager
12 3 (2.54%) Exchange Consultant
13 2 (1.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.54%) Web Services
1 3 (2.54%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.85%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.02%) Video Conferencing
2 12 (10.17%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.24%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.54%) EMC VNX
4 3 (2.54%) Clustering
5 2 (1.69%) SecurID
5 2 (1.69%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.85%) iPad
6 1 (0.85%) CMDB
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 56 (47.46%) Windows
2 43 (36.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 35 (29.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (10.17%) Windows 7
4 12 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.93%) Linux
6 5 (4.24%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.24%) Android
7 4 (3.39%) UNIX
8 3 (2.54%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.69%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.69%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.69%) Debian
9 2 (1.69%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.90%) ITIL
2 11 (9.32%) Incident Management
3 10 (8.47%) Cyber Security
4 7 (5.93%) Server Building
5 6 (5.08%) High Availability
5 6 (5.08%) Change Management
5 6 (5.08%) Migration
6 4 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (2.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (2.54%) Project Management
7 3 (2.54%) Service Management
7 3 (2.54%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.54%) Mentoring
8 2 (1.69%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (1.69%) Security Patching
8 2 (1.69%) BCP
8 2 (1.69%) Software Deployment
8 2 (1.69%) Time Management
9 1 (0.85%) E-Discovery
9 1 (0.85%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.41%) PowerShell
2 15 (12.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (25.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (11.86%) MCSE
3 10 (8.47%) MCTS
3 10 (8.47%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 8 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (4.24%) CCNP
6 5 (4.24%) CCNA
7 4 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.39%) MCDST
7 4 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (2.54%) MCITP
9 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.69%) MCSA
10 1 (0.85%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.69%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 72 (61.02%) Active Directory
2 24 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.47%) vSphere
4 6 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.24%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.39%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.39%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.69%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.85%) XenApp
8 1 (0.85%) XenServer
8 1 (0.85%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 23 (19.49%) SCCM
2 14 (11.86%) SCOM
3 10 (8.47%) AirWatch
4 8 (6.78%) NetBackup
5 6 (5.08%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (3.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.69%) WSUS
7 2 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.69%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.85%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.85%) vMotion
Vendors
1 85 (72.03%) Microsoft
2 43 (36.44%) Cisco
3 39 (33.05%) VMware
4 12 (10.17%) HP
5 10 (8.47%) Citrix
6 9 (7.63%) Lotus
6 9 (7.63%) Symantec
6 9 (7.63%) Tandberg
7 6 (5.08%) Apple
8 5 (4.24%) CheckPoint
8 5 (4.24%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.24%) NetApp
9 4 (3.39%) Sun
9 4 (3.39%) EMC
10 3 (2.54%) CommVault
10 3 (2.54%) Remedy
11 2 (1.69%) Sophos
11 2 (1.69%) Veeam
11 2 (1.69%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.69%) Mitel
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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