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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 162 204 198
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -6
Permanent jobs citing Lync 95 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.29% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.13% 1.29% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 75 13 22
Average salary £42,000 £41,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,180 £30,000 £21,547
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £81,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +23.45%
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
1550 1236 1207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.13% 22.86% 21.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 989 942
Average salary £39,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
West Yorkshire +34 76 £45,000 -12.62% 2
South Yorkshire +2 22 £42,000 -23.63% 1
North Yorkshire -6 13 £42,000 +40.00% 1
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 144 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 110 (62.50%) Windows
3 100 (56.82%) MS Exchange
4 75 (42.61%) Unified Communications
5 66 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 65 (36.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 64 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 57 (32.39%) MCSE
9 56 (31.82%) MS Excel
10 54 (30.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 50 (28.41%) SAN
11 50 (28.41%) DNS
12 49 (27.84%) SharePoint
13 46 (26.14%) VMware
14 42 (23.86%) Change Management
14 42 (23.86%) Firewall
15 41 (23.30%) DHCP
15 41 (23.30%) TCP/IP
16 38 (21.59%) Citrix
16 38 (21.59%) SCCM
17 37 (21.02%) Cisco
18 36 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
18 36 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
19 35 (19.89%) SQL Server
20 34 (19.32%) SCOM
21 33 (18.75%) Hyper-V
21 33 (18.75%) Blackberry
22 31 (17.61%) Load Balancing
23 30 (17.05%) MCITP
24 28 (15.91%) VPN

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (56.82%) MS Exchange
2 64 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (27.84%) SharePoint
4 22 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (10.23%) Office Communications Server
6 17 (9.66%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (6.25%) IIS
8 10 (5.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (5.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (2.84%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (1.70%) Apache
13 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 56 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS Project
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (13.07%) Office 365
3 3 (1.70%) IaaS
3 3 (1.70%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (42.61%) Unified Communications
2 50 (28.41%) SAN
2 50 (28.41%) DNS
3 42 (23.86%) Firewall
4 41 (23.30%) DHCP
4 41 (23.30%) TCP/IP
5 28 (15.91%) VPN
6 27 (15.34%) MPLS
7 22 (12.50%) PBX
8 13 (7.39%) Internet
9 11 (6.25%) PSTN
10 10 (5.68%) NetScaler
11 9 (5.11%) H.323
11 9 (5.11%) SMTP
12 8 (4.55%) WAN
12 8 (4.55%) LAN
13 7 (3.98%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (2.84%) IP Telephony
15 4 (2.27%) VoIP
16 3 (1.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.14%) MySQL
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.57%) MSI
General
1 6 (3.41%) Telecoms
1 6 (3.41%) Legal
2 5 (2.84%) Finance
3 4 (2.27%) Billing
4 3 (1.70%) Banking
5 2 (1.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (23.30%) Consultant
2 19 (10.80%) Support Engineer
3 13 (7.39%) Microsoft Consultant
3 13 (7.39%) Microsoft Specialist
4 12 (6.82%) Windows Support Engineer
4 12 (6.82%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 11 (6.25%) Architect
6 10 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (5.68%) Team Leader
6 10 (5.68%) Exchange Engineer
7 9 (5.11%) Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (5.11%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 8 (4.55%) Analyst
8 8 (4.55%) IT Consultant
8 8 (4.55%) Systems Manager
8 8 (4.55%) Communications Engineer
9 7 (3.98%) Messaging Engineer
10 6 (3.41%) Sales Consultant
10 6 (3.41%) Communications Manager
11 5 (2.84%) Senior Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.82%) Web Services
2 1 (0.57%) XMPP
2 1 (0.57%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 12 (6.82%) PKI
3 10 (5.68%) Clustering
4 6 (3.41%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.27%) CMDB
6 3 (1.70%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.14%) Replication
7 2 (1.14%) Statistics
7 2 (1.14%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.57%) Celerra
8 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 110 (62.50%) Windows
2 54 (30.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (14.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (7.95%) Windows 7
6 11 (6.25%) Linux
7 4 (2.27%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.70%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.14%) HPUX
9 2 (1.14%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.14%) CentOS
10 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.57%) Android
10 1 (0.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.86%) Change Management
2 31 (17.61%) Load Balancing
3 26 (14.77%) ITIL
4 16 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (8.52%) Service Delivery
6 11 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (5.68%) Problem Management
7 10 (5.68%) Change Control
8 8 (4.55%) Identity Management
9 7 (3.98%) Migration
9 7 (3.98%) CRM
9 7 (3.98%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (3.41%) PRINCE2
10 6 (3.41%) Service Management
10 6 (3.41%) Business Continuity
11 5 (2.84%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (2.84%) ITIL V3
11 5 (2.84%) Supplier Management
12 4 (2.27%) Project Management
12 4 (2.27%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.82%) SQL
1 12 (6.82%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.14%) VBScript
2 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 65 (36.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (32.39%) MCSE
3 30 (17.05%) MCITP
4 25 (14.20%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (13.64%) MCTS
6 23 (13.07%) Degree
7 21 (11.93%) CCNA
8 15 (8.52%) MCSA
9 12 (6.82%) MCP
10 8 (4.55%) CCEE
10 8 (4.55%) CCA
10 8 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (3.41%) CCNP
11 6 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (2.84%) SC Cleared
12 5 (2.84%) Security Cleared
13 3 (1.70%) CCIE
14 1 (0.57%) MCDST
14 1 (0.57%) CCVP
14 1 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.93%) SLA
2 14 (7.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.70%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 66 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 36 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 16 (9.09%) UAG
5 14 (7.95%) XenDesktop
6 8 (4.55%) vSphere
7 7 (3.98%) XenServer
8 4 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.27%) XenApp
9 3 (1.70%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.57%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.57%) Xen
10 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.57%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 38 (21.59%) SCCM
2 34 (19.32%) SCOM
3 7 (3.98%) ZABBIX
4 6 (3.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (2.84%) SCVMM
5 5 (2.84%) SCDPM
6 3 (1.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.70%) AppDNA
7 2 (1.14%) WSUS
7 2 (1.14%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.57%) MIIS
Vendors
1 144 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 46 (26.14%) VMware
3 38 (21.59%) Citrix
4 37 (21.02%) Cisco
5 13 (7.39%) Mitel
6 12 (6.82%) Siemens
6 12 (6.82%) HP
6 12 (6.82%) Riverbed
6 12 (6.82%) Polycom
7 9 (5.11%) Dell
8 7 (3.98%) Juniper
8 7 (3.98%) NetApp
9 6 (3.41%) Google
9 6 (3.41%) Postini
10 5 (2.84%) EMC
10 5 (2.84%) IBM
10 5 (2.84%) RightFax
11 4 (2.27%) Avaya
11 4 (2.27%) Oracle
11 4 (2.27%) Symantec
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