The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 164 178 178
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Permanent jobs citing Lync 87 86 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.24% 1.16% 0.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.12% 5.01% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 66 77 36
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Lync
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1422 1718 1228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.19% 23.18% 21.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1110 1305 983
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Lync
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Lync Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Lync
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Lync
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 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
West Yorkshire +16 63 £40,000 -5.88% 9
South Yorkshire -8 11 £37,500 +25.41%
North Yorkshire +11 8 £32,500 -27.77% 1
East Yorkshire +4 3 £27,500 -38.88%
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 (74.68%) Active Directory
2 117 (74.05%) Microsoft
3 100 (63.29%) Windows
3 100 (63.29%) MS Exchange
4 76 (48.10%) VMware
5 72 (45.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 71 (44.94%) ITIL
7 67 (42.41%) SCCM
8 62 (39.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 59 (37.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 58 (36.71%) SCOM
11 52 (32.91%) Unified Communications
11 52 (32.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 50 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
13 46 (29.11%) Cisco
14 41 (25.95%) MS Excel
14 41 (25.95%) Hyper-V
15 38 (24.05%) LAN
16 37 (23.42%) Citrix
17 35 (22.15%) SAN
18 33 (20.89%) PowerShell
19 31 (19.62%) SQL
19 31 (19.62%) MS Office
20 30 (18.99%) WAN
20 30 (18.99%) HP
20 30 (18.99%) vSphere
21 29 (18.35%) Exchange Server 2013
22 28 (17.72%) SharePoint
22 28 (17.72%) NetBackup
23 27 (17.09%) Symantec

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 100 (63.29%) MS Exchange
2 72 (45.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (18.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (17.72%) SharePoint
5 12 (7.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (7.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (5.70%) IBM Notes
7 7 (4.43%) IIS
8 5 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.90%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 41 (25.95%) MS Excel
2 31 (19.62%) MS Office
3 5 (3.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.82%) Office 365
2 18 (11.39%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 52 (32.91%) Unified Communications
2 38 (24.05%) LAN
3 35 (22.15%) SAN
4 30 (18.99%) WAN
5 18 (11.39%) DNS
6 14 (8.86%) DHCP
7 9 (5.70%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (5.70%) VoIP
7 9 (5.70%) Firewall
8 7 (4.43%) FTP
9 4 (2.53%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.53%) HTTPS
9 4 (2.53%) SSH
9 4 (2.53%) OSPF
10 3 (1.90%) BGP
10 3 (1.90%) MPLS
10 3 (1.90%) Wireless
10 3 (1.90%) S/MIME
11 2 (1.27%) CTI
11 2 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (3.16%) Finance
2 4 (2.53%) Back Office
3 2 (1.27%) Electronics
3 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.63%) Legal
4 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (15.82%) Analyst
2 21 (13.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 19 (12.03%) Exchange Engineer
4 16 (10.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (9.49%) Consultant
6 13 (8.23%) Communications Engineer
7 12 (7.59%) Support Engineer
7 12 (7.59%) Technical Analyst
8 10 (6.33%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (6.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.70%) Server Engineer
9 9 (5.70%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 9 (5.70%) Citrix Engineer
9 9 (5.70%) Windows Server Engineer
9 9 (5.70%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (5.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 9 (5.70%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (5.70%) VMware Engineer
9 9 (5.70%) Microsoft Specialist
10 8 (5.06%) Exchange Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.23%) MSMQ
2 5 (3.16%) Web Services
3 2 (1.27%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.63%) HTML5
4 1 (0.63%) CSS3
4 1 (0.63%) HTML
4 1 (0.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.86%) Blackberry
2 10 (6.33%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.27%) iPad
4 2 (1.27%) Clustering
4 2 (1.27%) IVR
5 1 (0.63%) CMDB
5 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 100 (63.29%) Windows
2 62 (39.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (32.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (17.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (6.33%) UNIX
6 7 (4.43%) Linux
6 7 (4.43%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.53%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.53%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.53%) Android
8 3 (1.90%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (44.94%) ITIL
2 26 (16.46%) Change Management
3 24 (15.19%) High Availability
4 21 (13.29%) Migration
5 19 (12.03%) Project Management
6 11 (6.96%) Network Load Balancing
7 10 (6.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (5.06%) Problem Management
8 8 (5.06%) Time Management
8 8 (5.06%) Incident Management
9 6 (3.80%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.16%) Cyber Security
10 5 (3.16%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.53%) Service Management
11 4 (2.53%) PRINCE2
12 3 (1.90%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (1.90%) Configuration Management
12 3 (1.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (1.27%) People Management
13 2 (1.27%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (20.89%) PowerShell
2 31 (19.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (37.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (16.46%) MCSE
3 10 (6.33%) MCTS
3 10 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (6.33%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 9 (5.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (5.70%) MCDST
5 8 (5.06%) MCSA
6 6 (3.80%) CCNP
7 5 (3.16%) CCNA
7 5 (3.16%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.16%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.53%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.27%) Degree
10 1 (0.63%) APMP
10 1 (0.63%) MCITP
10 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.19%) SLA
2 3 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.27%) QA
4 1 (0.63%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 118 (74.68%) Active Directory
2 50 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (25.95%) Hyper-V
4 30 (18.99%) vSphere
5 26 (16.46%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (10.76%) XenApp
7 16 (10.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 16 (10.13%) XenDesktop
8 10 (6.33%) VMware Server
9 5 (3.16%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.63%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 67 (42.41%) SCCM
2 58 (36.71%) SCOM
3 28 (17.72%) NetBackup
4 20 (12.66%) SCVMM
5 17 (10.76%) vMotion
6 13 (8.23%) AirWatch
7 9 (5.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 8 (5.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (1.27%) XenMobile
10 2 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (1.27%) SCOrch
10 2 (1.27%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.63%) WSUS
11 1 (0.63%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 117 (74.05%) Microsoft
2 76 (48.10%) VMware
3 46 (29.11%) Cisco
4 37 (23.42%) Citrix
5 30 (18.99%) HP
6 27 (17.09%) Symantec
7 24 (15.19%) CommVault
8 20 (12.66%) EMC
9 18 (11.39%) Dell
10 11 (6.96%) Google
10 11 (6.96%) Postini
11 9 (5.70%) Sun
11 9 (5.70%) Lotus
12 6 (3.80%) Tandberg
13 5 (3.16%) Apple
13 5 (3.16%) CheckPoint
14 4 (2.53%) Adobe
15 3 (1.90%) RightFax
16 2 (1.27%) IronPort
16 2 (1.27%) Verint
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