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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 165 198 207
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +9
Permanent jobs citing Lync 87 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.19% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.58% 1.28% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 66 13 19
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,605 £30,000 £21,547
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £81,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
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
1558 1248 1219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.37% 23.16% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 996 958
Average salary £39,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +26 69 £42,000 -18.44% 5
South Yorkshire +2 21 £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 1 September 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.

1 135 (79.88%) Microsoft
2 107 (63.31%) Windows
3 96 (56.80%) MS Exchange
4 75 (44.38%) Unified Communications
5 66 (39.05%) Active Directory
6 64 (37.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 62 (36.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 54 (31.95%) MCSE
9 53 (31.36%) MS Excel
10 52 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 48 (28.40%) SharePoint
11 48 (28.40%) DNS
12 44 (26.04%) SAN
13 43 (25.44%) VMware
14 41 (24.26%) Change Management
15 40 (23.67%) DHCP
16 39 (23.08%) TCP/IP
17 38 (22.49%) Firewall
18 37 (21.89%) SCCM
19 35 (20.71%) Windows Server 2012
19 35 (20.71%) Citrix
20 33 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
21 32 (18.93%) SCOM
21 32 (18.93%) Cisco
21 32 (18.93%) Blackberry
22 31 (18.34%) SQL Server
22 31 (18.34%) Load Balancing
22 31 (18.34%) MCITP
23 30 (17.75%) Hyper-V
24 26 (15.38%) ITIL

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 96 (56.80%) MS Exchange
2 62 (36.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (28.40%) SharePoint
4 21 (12.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (9.47%) Office Communications Server
6 15 (8.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (5.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (5.92%) IIS
8 9 (5.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.96%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.78%) Apache
12 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 53 (31.36%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) MS Project
3 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.20%) Office 365
2 22 (13.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.78%) IaaS
3 3 (1.78%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (44.38%) Unified Communications
2 48 (28.40%) DNS
3 44 (26.04%) SAN
4 40 (23.67%) DHCP
5 39 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 38 (22.49%) Firewall
7 26 (15.38%) MPLS
7 26 (15.38%) VPN
8 22 (13.02%) PBX
9 11 (6.51%) PSTN
9 11 (6.51%) Internet
10 9 (5.33%) SMTP
10 9 (5.33%) H.323
10 9 (5.33%) NetScaler
11 6 (3.55%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (3.55%) LAN
12 5 (2.96%) IP Telephony
13 4 (2.37%) WAN
13 4 (2.37%) FTP
13 4 (2.37%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) MSI
1 1 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (3.55%) Legal
2 5 (2.96%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.96%) Finance
3 4 (2.37%) Billing
4 3 (1.78%) Banking
5 2 (1.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (23.67%) Consultant
2 18 (10.65%) Support Engineer
3 13 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
3 13 (7.69%) Microsoft Specialist
4 11 (6.51%) Windows Support Engineer
4 11 (6.51%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 11 (6.51%) Exchange Engineer
4 11 (6.51%) Architect
5 10 (5.92%) Team Leader
6 9 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (5.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 8 (4.73%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (4.73%) Systems Manager
7 8 (4.73%) Analyst
7 8 (4.73%) IT Consultant
7 8 (4.73%) Communications Engineer
8 7 (4.14%) Messaging Engineer
9 6 (3.55%) Communications Manager
9 6 (3.55%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (3.55%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.51%) Web Services
2 1 (0.59%) Middleware
2 1 (0.59%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.93%) Blackberry
2 12 (7.10%) PKI
3 8 (4.73%) Clustering
4 4 (2.37%) CMDB
4 4 (2.37%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.18%) Statistics
5 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.59%) Replication
6 1 (0.59%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 107 (63.31%) Windows
2 52 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (20.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (14.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (8.28%) Windows 7
6 11 (6.51%) Linux
7 4 (2.37%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.78%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.18%) HPUX
9 2 (1.18%) UNIX
10 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.59%) Android
10 1 (0.59%) CentOS
10 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (24.26%) Change Management
2 31 (18.34%) Load Balancing
3 26 (15.38%) ITIL
4 14 (8.28%) Service Delivery
5 13 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (6.51%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (5.92%) Problem Management
8 9 (5.33%) Change Control
9 8 (4.73%) Identity Management
10 6 (3.55%) Migration
10 6 (3.55%) Service Management
10 6 (3.55%) PRINCE2
10 6 (3.55%) CRM
10 6 (3.55%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (2.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (2.96%) ITIL V3
11 5 (2.96%) Business Continuity
11 5 (2.96%) Supplier Management
12 4 (2.37%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (2.37%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.51%) PowerShell
2 10 (5.92%) SQL
3 1 (0.59%) VBScript
3 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 64 (37.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (31.95%) MCSE
3 31 (18.34%) MCITP
4 25 (14.79%) MCTS
5 23 (13.61%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (13.61%) Degree
6 19 (11.24%) CCNA
7 15 (8.88%) MCSA
8 11 (6.51%) MCP
9 8 (4.73%) CCA
9 8 (4.73%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (4.73%) CCEE
10 7 (4.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (3.55%) CCNP
12 5 (2.96%) SC Cleared
12 5 (2.96%) Security Cleared
13 3 (1.78%) CCIE
14 2 (1.18%) MCDST
15 1 (0.59%) ISEB
15 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.83%) SLA
2 14 (8.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.78%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.59%) QA
4 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (39.05%) Active Directory
2 33 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (17.75%) Hyper-V
4 16 (9.47%) UAG
5 14 (8.28%) XenDesktop
6 8 (4.73%) vSphere
7 6 (3.55%) XenServer
8 4 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.37%) XenApp
8 4 (2.37%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.18%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.59%) NFS
10 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 37 (21.89%) SCCM
2 32 (18.93%) SCOM
3 7 (4.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (3.55%) ZABBIX
5 5 (2.96%) SCVMM
5 5 (2.96%) SCDPM
6 3 (1.78%) AppDNA
6 3 (1.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.18%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.18%) WSUS
7 2 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.59%) MIIS
Vendors
1 135 (79.88%) Microsoft
2 43 (25.44%) VMware
3 35 (20.71%) Citrix
4 32 (18.93%) Cisco
5 12 (7.10%) Siemens
5 12 (7.10%) Mitel
5 12 (7.10%) Polycom
6 11 (6.51%) Riverbed
7 7 (4.14%) HP
7 7 (4.14%) Dell
8 6 (3.55%) Juniper
8 6 (3.55%) NetApp
8 6 (3.55%) Google
8 6 (3.55%) Postini
9 5 (2.96%) RightFax
10 4 (2.37%) IBM
11 3 (1.78%) EMC
11 3 (1.78%) Apple
11 3 (1.78%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.78%) Symantec
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