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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 130 153 144
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Permanent jobs citing Lync 75 71 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.66% 1.38% 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.79% 6.08% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 64 65 25
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £34,400 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -8.60%
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
963 1168 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.31% 22.68% 21.65%
Number of salaries quoted 735 935 646
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +16 64 £40,000 -14.89% 7
Bradford - 2 £35,000 -
Huddersfield -8 1 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Halifax - 1 £30,000 -
Lync
Yorkshire

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 87 (71.31%) MS Exchange
2 82 (67.21%) Microsoft
3 76 (62.30%) Active Directory
4 59 (48.36%) Windows
5 53 (43.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 48 (39.34%) ITIL
7 47 (38.52%) Cisco
8 45 (36.89%) VMware
8 45 (36.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 43 (35.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 41 (33.61%) LAN
11 38 (31.15%) Unified Communications
12 35 (28.69%) WAN
12 35 (28.69%) MS Excel
13 34 (27.87%) SCCM
14 32 (26.23%) SQL Server
14 32 (26.23%) Microsoft Certification
15 25 (20.49%) Exchange Server 2013
16 24 (19.67%) SCOM
16 24 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (17.21%) HP
17 21 (17.21%) Windows Server 2003
18 19 (15.57%) NetBackup
19 18 (14.75%) SharePoint
20 16 (13.11%) Symantec
21 15 (12.30%) MCSE
21 15 (12.30%) Data Centre
22 13 (10.66%) Video Conferencing
22 13 (10.66%) SQL
22 13 (10.66%) VoIP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 87 (71.31%) MS Exchange
2 53 (43.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (20.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (14.75%) SharePoint
5 10 (8.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (7.38%) IBM Notes
7 8 (6.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.46%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.64%) IIS
9 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 35 (28.69%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.20%) MS Office
3 4 (3.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.82%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (33.61%) LAN
2 38 (31.15%) Unified Communications
3 35 (28.69%) WAN
4 13 (10.66%) VoIP
4 13 (10.66%) SAN
5 12 (9.84%) DNS
6 11 (9.02%) Firewall
7 9 (7.38%) Telepresence
7 9 (7.38%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (7.38%) DHCP
8 4 (3.28%) FTP
8 4 (3.28%) HTTPS
8 4 (3.28%) SSH
9 3 (2.46%) Wireless
10 2 (1.64%) EIGRP
10 2 (1.64%) MPLS
10 2 (1.64%) OSPF
10 2 (1.64%) S/MIME
10 2 (1.64%) SMTP
10 2 (1.64%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (6.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.64%) Finance
2 2 (1.64%) Electronics
2 2 (1.64%) Local Government
3 1 (0.82%) Back Office
3 1 (0.82%) Legal
3 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (16.39%) Communications Engineer
1 20 (16.39%) Analyst
2 16 (13.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 15 (12.30%) Exchange Engineer
3 15 (12.30%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 13 (10.66%) Consultant
4 13 (10.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (6.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (5.74%) Windows Server Engineer
6 7 (5.74%) VMware Engineer
6 7 (5.74%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (5.74%) Server Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) Exchange Specialist
7 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Specialist
8 5 (4.10%) Messaging Consultant
8 5 (4.10%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.92%) MSMQ
2 2 (1.64%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.30%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.66%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (8.20%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.82%) CMDB
4 1 (0.82%) iPad
4 1 (0.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 59 (48.36%) Windows
2 45 (36.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (35.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (17.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.74%) UNIX
6 6 (4.92%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.10%) Linux
8 4 (3.28%) Android
8 4 (3.28%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.46%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.64%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.64%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.82%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (39.34%) ITIL
2 11 (9.02%) Incident Management
2 11 (9.02%) Project Management
3 10 (8.20%) Server Building
4 8 (6.56%) Cyber Security
5 7 (5.74%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (4.92%) Change Management
6 6 (4.92%) Network Load Balancing
7 5 (4.10%) High Availability
7 5 (4.10%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.28%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.46%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.46%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.46%) Migration
9 3 (2.46%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.64%) BCP
10 2 (1.64%) Service Management
10 2 (1.64%) Time Management
10 2 (1.64%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (1.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.66%) SQL
2 12 (9.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (26.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (12.30%) MCSE
3 10 (8.20%) MCTS
3 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 9 (7.38%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (5.74%) MCDST
5 7 (5.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (4.92%) CCNP
6 6 (4.92%) CCNA
7 5 (4.10%) MCSA
8 4 (3.28%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.28%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.82%) MCITP
9 1 (0.82%) APMP
9 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) SLA
2 3 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.82%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.82%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (62.30%) Active Directory
2 24 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.84%) Hyper-V
3 12 (9.84%) vSphere
4 8 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (6.56%) VMware Server
5 5 (4.10%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.82%) XenApp
6 1 (0.82%) XenServer
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.82%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 34 (27.87%) SCCM
2 24 (19.67%) SCOM
3 19 (15.57%) NetBackup
4 10 (8.20%) AirWatch
5 7 (5.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 6 (4.92%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (2.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (2.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.64%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.82%) vMotion
9 1 (0.82%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.82%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 82 (67.21%) Microsoft
2 47 (38.52%) Cisco
3 45 (36.89%) VMware
4 21 (17.21%) HP
5 16 (13.11%) Symantec
6 13 (10.66%) EMC
7 11 (9.02%) Dell
8 10 (8.20%) Citrix
9 9 (7.38%) Tandberg
9 9 (7.38%) Lotus
10 7 (5.74%) Sun
11 6 (4.92%) Google
11 6 (4.92%) Postini
12 5 (4.10%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.46%) Mitel
13 3 (2.46%) CommVault
13 3 (2.46%) Apple
14 2 (1.64%) Remedy
14 2 (1.64%) Sophos
14 2 (1.64%) Juniper
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Fruition IT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago