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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 157 144 148
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Lync 49 57 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.04% 1.31% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.79% 5.51% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 36 55 29
Average salary £37,250 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £31,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +9.19%
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
1022 1034 907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.63% 23.84% 22.57%
Number of salaries quoted 838 794 780
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -24 24 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Halifax +12 14 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Huddersfield - 2 £30,000 -
Wakefield - 2 £32,500 - 1
Lync
Yorkshire

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 77 (80.21%) MS Exchange
2 69 (71.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 67 (69.79%) Windows
4 66 (68.75%) Microsoft
5 63 (65.63%) Active Directory
6 52 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (52.08%) SCCM
8 38 (39.58%) SCOM
9 37 (38.54%) Unified Communications
9 37 (38.54%) VMware
10 35 (36.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 32 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 29 (30.21%) ITIL
14 26 (27.08%) NetBackup
15 25 (26.04%) Cisco
16 23 (23.96%) VMware Infrastructure
17 22 (22.92%) HP
17 22 (22.92%) MS Excel
18 21 (21.88%) Root Cause Analysis
19 20 (20.83%) Postini
19 20 (20.83%) SharePoint
19 20 (20.83%) Symantec
19 20 (20.83%) Google
20 19 (19.79%) Dell
20 19 (19.79%) EMC
21 18 (18.75%) Project Management
21 18 (18.75%) MCSE
21 18 (18.75%) PowerShell
21 18 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 77 (80.21%) MS Exchange
2 69 (71.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (20.83%) SharePoint
4 18 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (13.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (10.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.04%) IIS
8 1 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.21%) MS Office
3 2 (2.08%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.29%) Office 365
2 4 (4.17%) Google Apps
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (38.54%) Unified Communications
2 14 (14.58%) LAN
3 13 (13.54%) DNS
4 12 (12.50%) DHCP
5 8 (8.33%) SAN
6 6 (6.25%) Firewall
6 6 (6.25%) S/MIME
7 4 (4.17%) VoIP
8 3 (3.13%) WAN
8 3 (3.13%) PBX
8 3 (3.13%) FTP
8 3 (3.13%) HTTPS
8 3 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.08%) MPLS
10 1 (1.04%) OSPF
10 1 (1.04%) EIGRP
10 1 (1.04%) Wireless
10 1 (1.04%) IPsec
10 1 (1.04%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (28.13%) Exchange Engineer
2 20 (20.83%) Analyst
3 15 (15.63%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Specialist
4 14 (14.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 14 (14.58%) Technical Analyst
4 14 (14.58%) Messaging Specialist
4 14 (14.58%) Exchange Specialist
5 12 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
5 12 (12.50%) Server Engineer
5 12 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
6 11 (11.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (11.46%) Consultant
7 9 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (9.38%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 9 (9.38%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (7.29%) Support Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Architect
8 7 (7.29%) Messaging Architect
9 6 (6.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.50%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.04%) Middleware
2 1 (1.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.04%) Clustering
3 1 (1.04%) PKI
3 1 (1.04%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 67 (69.79%) Windows
2 52 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (36.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (13.54%) UNIX
6 4 (4.17%) Linux
7 3 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.21%) ITIL
2 21 (21.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 18 (18.75%) Project Management
4 17 (17.71%) Network Load Balancing
5 7 (7.29%) Migration
5 7 (7.29%) Identity Management
6 6 (6.25%) Change Management
6 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.21%) Service Management
7 5 (5.21%) ITSM
7 5 (5.21%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.17%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.17%) High Availability
9 2 (2.08%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.08%) People Management
9 2 (2.08%) Project Planning
10 1 (1.04%) Change Control
10 1 (1.04%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (1.04%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.29%) SQL
3 1 (1.04%) VBScript
3 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (18.75%) MCSE
3 12 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (12.50%) MCDST
3 12 (12.50%) MCTS
4 9 (9.38%) MCITP
5 6 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 4 (4.17%) Degree
7 4 (4.17%) MCSA
8 3 (3.13%) CCNP
8 3 (3.13%) CCNA
8 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.08%) CCIE
9 2 (2.08%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.04%) ISEB
10 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 23 (23.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 16 (16.67%) vSphere
4 14 (14.58%) VMware Server
5 12 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.17%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.04%) UAG
Systems Management
1 50 (52.08%) SCCM
2 38 (39.58%) SCOM
3 26 (27.08%) NetBackup
4 14 (14.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 6 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (5.21%) MIIS
7 2 (2.08%) SCDPM
7 2 (2.08%) SCVMM
7 2 (2.08%) XenMobile
8 1 (1.04%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 66 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 37 (38.54%) VMware
3 25 (26.04%) Cisco
4 22 (22.92%) HP
5 20 (20.83%) Symantec
5 20 (20.83%) Google
5 20 (20.83%) Postini
6 19 (19.79%) Dell
6 19 (19.79%) EMC
7 12 (12.50%) Citrix
7 12 (12.50%) Sun
8 4 (4.17%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.13%) IronPort
9 3 (3.13%) NetApp
10 1 (1.04%) Apple
10 1 (1.04%) CommVault
10 1 (1.04%) Mitel
10 1 (1.04%) Remedy
10 1 (1.04%) Sophos
10 1 (1.04%) Trend Micro
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: Salary is Negotiable plus benefits and car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago