The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 132 164 163
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -1
Permanent jobs citing Lync 77 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.60% 0.23% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.06% 1.10% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 63 6 13
Average salary £47,500 £53,750 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.62% +10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £37,250 £33,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1091 730 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.74% 20.76% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 796 593 581
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Lync
Yorkshire

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 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
Leeds +23 61 £47,500 -20.83% 4
Wakefield +4 12 £34,000 -26.88%
Halifax - 2 £50,000 - 1
Huddersfield -7 1 £32,500 -
Pudsey - 1 £37,500 -
Lync
Yorkshire

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 118 (82.52%) Microsoft
2 87 (60.84%) Windows
3 81 (56.64%) MS Exchange
4 57 (39.86%) Active Directory
5 53 (37.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 53 (37.06%) SharePoint
6 51 (35.66%) Unified Communications
7 48 (33.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 45 (31.47%) MCSE
9 44 (30.77%) DNS
10 42 (29.37%) MS Excel
11 41 (28.67%) Firewall
12 39 (27.27%) DHCP
13 37 (25.87%) SAN
13 37 (25.87%) Windows Server 2008
14 36 (25.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 34 (23.78%) Cisco
16 32 (22.38%) SQL Server
16 32 (22.38%) Load Balancing
17 31 (21.68%) VPN
18 30 (20.98%) TCP/IP
18 30 (20.98%) Blackberry
18 30 (20.98%) SCCM
19 28 (19.58%) MPLS
19 28 (19.58%) Change Management
19 28 (19.58%) VMware
19 28 (19.58%) Cisco Certification
20 27 (18.88%) Hyper-V
20 27 (18.88%) MCITP
21 25 (17.48%) CCNA

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 81 (56.64%) MS Exchange
2 53 (37.06%) SharePoint
3 48 (33.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (14.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (13.29%) Office Communications Server
6 18 (12.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 17 (11.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (9.09%) IIS
9 8 (5.59%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.40%) SharePoint Foundation
13 1 (0.70%) Apache
Applications
1 42 (29.37%) MS Excel
2 21 (14.69%) MS Office
3 2 (1.40%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.70%) MS Project
4 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.89%) Office 365
1 17 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (35.66%) Unified Communications
2 44 (30.77%) DNS
3 41 (28.67%) Firewall
4 39 (27.27%) DHCP
5 37 (25.87%) SAN
6 31 (21.68%) VPN
7 30 (20.98%) TCP/IP
8 28 (19.58%) MPLS
9 18 (12.59%) PBX
10 10 (6.99%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (6.99%) NetScaler
10 10 (6.99%) SMTP
11 9 (6.29%) PSTN
12 8 (5.59%) WAN
13 7 (4.90%) LAN
13 7 (4.90%) H.323
14 4 (2.80%) VoIP
14 4 (2.80%) SSL
15 3 (2.10%) NAS
15 3 (2.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.40%) MySQL
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.70%) MSI
General
1 5 (3.50%) Telecoms
1 5 (3.50%) Finance
2 4 (2.80%) Billing
3 2 (1.40%) Legal
3 2 (1.40%) Local Government
4 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 43 (30.07%) Consultant
2 13 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 12 (8.39%) Infrastructure Manager
4 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
5 9 (6.29%) Team Leader
5 9 (6.29%) Analyst
6 8 (5.59%) IT Consultant
6 8 (5.59%) Service Manager
7 7 (4.90%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 7 (4.90%) Sales Consultant
7 7 (4.90%) Administrator
7 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Specialist
7 7 (4.90%) Communications Engineer
7 7 (4.90%) Messaging Engineer
8 6 (4.20%) SharePoint Administrator
8 6 (4.20%) Exchange Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) IT Services Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.50%) IT Services Manager
9 5 (3.50%) Senior Microsoft Specialist
9 5 (3.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.70%) Application Packaging
1 1 (0.70%) XMPP
1 1 (0.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.98%) Blackberry
2 13 (9.09%) Clustering
3 11 (7.69%) PKI
4 5 (3.50%) EqualLogic
5 4 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.80%) CMDB
6 3 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.10%) iPhone
6 3 (2.10%) iPad
7 2 (1.40%) Replication
8 1 (0.70%) Statistics
8 1 (0.70%) Celerra
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 87 (60.84%) Windows
2 37 (25.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (25.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (9.79%) Linux
5 11 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 8 (5.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.50%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.50%) CentOS
8 4 (2.80%) Android
8 4 (2.80%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.10%) Windows Phone
10 2 (1.40%) HPUX
11 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.38%) Load Balancing
2 28 (19.58%) Change Management
3 20 (13.99%) ITIL
3 20 (13.99%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (11.89%) Change Control
5 16 (11.19%) Service Delivery
6 10 (6.99%) CRM
7 9 (6.29%) Problem Management
8 8 (5.59%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.90%) Identity Management
10 5 (3.50%) Supplier Management
10 5 (3.50%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (3.50%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (3.50%) ITIL V3
10 5 (3.50%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (3.50%) Project Management
10 5 (3.50%) Business Continuity
11 4 (2.80%) Migration
12 3 (2.10%) Integration Testing
12 3 (2.10%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.39%) PowerShell
2 11 (7.69%) SQL
3 5 (3.50%) Bash Shell
3 5 (3.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (37.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (31.47%) MCSE
3 28 (19.58%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (18.88%) MCITP
5 25 (17.48%) CCNA
6 20 (13.99%) MCTS
7 19 (13.29%) Degree
8 18 (12.59%) MCSA
9 8 (5.59%) CCEE
9 8 (5.59%) CCA
9 8 (5.59%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (3.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (3.50%) Security Cleared
10 5 (3.50%) MCP
11 3 (2.10%) CCIE
11 3 (2.10%) CCNP
12 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.70%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.59%) SLA
3 3 (2.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 57 (39.86%) Active Directory
2 27 (18.88%) Hyper-V
3 20 (13.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (8.39%) XenDesktop
5 11 (7.69%) UAG
6 10 (6.99%) XenServer
7 8 (5.59%) vSphere
8 3 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.10%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.40%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.40%) XenApp
10 1 (0.70%) Xen
10 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.70%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 30 (20.98%) SCCM
2 13 (9.09%) SCOM
3 10 (6.99%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.40%) Nagios
4 2 (1.40%) Opsview
4 2 (1.40%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.40%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 118 (82.52%) Microsoft
2 34 (23.78%) Cisco
3 28 (19.58%) VMware
4 23 (16.08%) Citrix
5 11 (7.69%) Mitel
6 10 (6.99%) Polycom
6 10 (6.99%) Juniper
6 10 (6.99%) Siemens
6 10 (6.99%) HP
7 8 (5.59%) Dell
8 4 (2.80%) Oracle
8 4 (2.80%) EMC
9 3 (2.10%) NetApp
9 3 (2.10%) Apple
10 2 (1.40%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.40%) Avaya
10 2 (1.40%) CommVault
10 2 (1.40%) Veeam
10 2 (1.40%) RightFax
10 2 (1.40%) Huawei
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