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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 183 185 182
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Lync 70 60 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.01% 0.91% 0.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.77% 3.73% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 45 54 35
Average salary £37,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +9.19%
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
1466 1609 1284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.18% 24.49% 21.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1202 1233 1079
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 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 29 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
West Yorkshire -10 50 £37,500 -14.28% 9
South Yorkshire +8 13 £20,776 -51.11%
North Yorkshire +15 4 £33,750 -32.50% 3
East Yorkshire -4 1 - -
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 93 (70.45%) Windows
2 90 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 87 (65.91%) MS Exchange
4 82 (62.12%) Active Directory
5 77 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 68 (51.52%) SCCM
7 65 (49.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 60 (45.45%) VMware
9 57 (43.18%) SCOM
10 53 (40.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 49 (37.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 48 (36.36%) ITIL
13 43 (32.58%) Unified Communications
14 39 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
14 39 (29.55%) Windows Server 2003
15 34 (25.76%) Cisco
16 33 (25.00%) Citrix
16 33 (25.00%) MS Excel
16 33 (25.00%) Hyper-V
17 31 (23.48%) SharePoint
17 31 (23.48%) MCSE
18 29 (21.97%) HP
19 28 (21.21%) NetBackup
20 26 (19.70%) SAN
20 26 (19.70%) vSphere
21 25 (18.94%) EMC
22 23 (17.42%) PowerShell
22 23 (17.42%) Office 365
23 22 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
23 22 (16.67%) Dell

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 87 (65.91%) MS Exchange
2 77 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (23.48%) SharePoint
4 22 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (14.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (7.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (3.79%) IIS
9 2 (1.52%) Apache
9 2 (1.52%) CMS
9 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 33 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (12.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.52%) MS Project
3 2 (1.52%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.52%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.42%) Office 365
2 6 (4.55%) SaaS
3 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 43 (32.58%) Unified Communications
2 26 (19.70%) SAN
3 19 (14.39%) DNS
4 18 (13.64%) DHCP
5 17 (12.88%) LAN
6 8 (6.06%) Firewall
7 7 (5.30%) VoIP
8 6 (4.55%) TCP/IP
8 6 (4.55%) WAN
9 5 (3.79%) FTP
9 5 (3.79%) S/MIME
10 4 (3.03%) HTTPS
10 4 (3.03%) MPLS
10 4 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.27%) OSPF
11 3 (2.27%) Internet
11 3 (2.27%) PBX
12 2 (1.52%) Wireless
12 2 (1.52%) IPsec
12 2 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (1.52%) Publishing
1 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
1 2 (1.52%) Finance
2 1 (0.76%) Electronics
2 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (19.70%) Exchange Engineer
2 23 (17.42%) Analyst
3 16 (12.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 15 (11.36%) Technical Analyst
4 15 (11.36%) Microsoft Specialist
4 15 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (11.36%) Support Engineer
5 14 (10.61%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (10.61%) Server Engineer
5 14 (10.61%) Windows Server Engineer
5 14 (10.61%) Messaging Specialist
6 13 (9.85%) Exchange Specialist
7 12 (9.09%) Consultant
7 12 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
8 11 (8.33%) Architect
9 10 (7.58%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (7.58%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 10 (7.58%) Senior Technical Analyst
10 8 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.85%) MSMQ
2 7 (5.30%) Web Services
3 2 (1.52%) CSS
3 2 (1.52%) HTML
3 2 (1.52%) CSS3
3 2 (1.52%) HTML5
4 1 (0.76%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.76%) XMPP
4 1 (0.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.82%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.27%) iPad
4 2 (1.52%) IVR
4 2 (1.52%) Social Media
5 1 (0.76%) PKI
5 1 (0.76%) CMDB
5 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 93 (70.45%) Windows
2 65 (49.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (37.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (29.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (10.61%) UNIX
6 7 (5.30%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.55%) Linux
8 2 (1.52%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (36.36%) ITIL
2 20 (15.15%) Project Management
2 20 (15.15%) Change Management
3 19 (14.39%) Root Cause Analysis
4 16 (12.12%) Network Load Balancing
5 15 (11.36%) Migration
6 11 (8.33%) High Availability
7 7 (5.30%) Identity Management
7 7 (5.30%) Service Management
7 7 (5.30%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.55%) Problem Management
8 6 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.79%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.79%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.79%) ITSM
10 3 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (2.27%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (2.27%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (1.52%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.42%) PowerShell
2 17 (12.88%) SQL
3 1 (0.76%) C
3 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (40.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (23.48%) MCSE
3 13 (9.85%) MCTS
4 12 (9.09%) MCDST
4 12 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (6.82%) MCITP
5 9 (6.82%) MCSA
6 7 (5.30%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.30%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 5 (3.79%) CCNP
9 4 (3.03%) CCNA
9 4 (3.03%) Degree
10 3 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (2.27%) MCP
11 2 (1.52%) CCIE
12 1 (0.76%) APMP
12 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.91%) SLA
2 4 (3.03%) QA
3 3 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.52%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 82 (62.12%) Active Directory
2 39 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 26 (19.70%) vSphere
5 20 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (11.36%) VMware Server
7 8 (6.06%) XenApp
8 7 (5.30%) XenDesktop
9 6 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (3.79%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.76%) UAG
11 1 (0.76%) Xen
11 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 68 (51.52%) SCCM
2 57 (43.18%) SCOM
3 28 (21.21%) NetBackup
4 15 (11.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 13 (9.85%) SCVMM
6 5 (3.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (3.79%) MIIS
7 3 (2.27%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.52%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.76%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.76%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.76%) WSUS
9 1 (0.76%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 90 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 60 (45.45%) VMware
3 34 (25.76%) Cisco
4 33 (25.00%) Citrix
5 29 (21.97%) HP
6 25 (18.94%) EMC
7 22 (16.67%) Dell
8 21 (15.91%) Symantec
9 18 (13.64%) Postini
9 18 (13.64%) Google
10 13 (9.85%) CommVault
11 12 (9.09%) Sun
12 7 (5.30%) NetApp
13 5 (3.79%) CheckPoint
14 3 (2.27%) IronPort
14 3 (2.27%) Riverbed
14 3 (2.27%) Adobe
14 3 (2.27%) Apple
15 2 (1.52%) Verint
15 2 (1.52%) Avaya
Wakefield
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Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
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Salary: Car Allow + Medical + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £50000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
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