The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 23 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 York region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 51 51 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Permanent jobs citing Lync 12 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 2.61% 2.10% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.76% 6.87% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 1
Average salary £42,000 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Application Platforms Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
102 131 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 22.17% 30.61% 29.10%
Number of salaries quoted 65 75 83
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Lync
North Yorkshire

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in York

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in York

Lync
Salary Trend in York

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

Lync Salary Trend in York

Lync
Salary Histogram in York

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the York region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in York

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the York 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 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) VMware
4 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (55.56%) MCTS
5 10 (55.56%) MCITP
5 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (55.56%) MCSE
5 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
6 9 (50.00%) Citrix
6 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 9 (50.00%) XenDesktop
7 8 (44.44%) CCEE
7 8 (44.44%) CCA
7 8 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
8 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (27.78%) Unified Communications
10 4 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
10 4 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (22.22%) CRM
10 4 (22.22%) ITIL
10 4 (22.22%) Java

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the York 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 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) IIS
5 1 (5.56%) Apache
5 1 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Unified Communications
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Consultant
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
1 4 (22.22%) CRM
2 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 3 (16.67%) Operations Management
2 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.56%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) MCSE
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (55.56%) MCTS
1 10 (55.56%) MCITP
2 8 (44.44%) CCEE
2 8 (44.44%) CCA
2 8 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (16.67%) UAG
5 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) HP