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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 181 204 208
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Permanent jobs citing Lync 72 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.98% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.53% 1.18% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 54 13 21
Average salary £42,000 £51,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.44% +53.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,500 £21,942
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £90,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +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
1591 1272 1222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.56% 24.05% 21.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 1020 986
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,850 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 18 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 18 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 +10 55 £42,000 -18.44% 2
South Yorkshire -10 14 £43,500 -20.90% 3
North Yorkshire -13 7 £26,500 -11.66%
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 129 (77.71%) Microsoft
2 105 (63.25%) Windows
3 97 (58.43%) MS Exchange
4 72 (43.37%) Unified Communications
5 68 (40.96%) Active Directory
6 64 (38.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 64 (38.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 53 (31.93%) MS Excel
8 52 (31.33%) MCSE
8 52 (31.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 48 (28.92%) SharePoint
10 44 (26.51%) VMware
11 42 (25.30%) DNS
12 39 (23.49%) SAN
12 39 (23.49%) SCCM
13 37 (22.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 36 (21.69%) Cisco
15 35 (21.08%) DHCP
16 34 (20.48%) Change Management
17 33 (19.88%) Citrix
18 32 (19.28%) TCP/IP
18 32 (19.28%) Firewall
18 32 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
19 31 (18.67%) SCOM
20 30 (18.07%) MCITP
21 28 (16.87%) Hyper-V
21 28 (16.87%) Windows Server 2003
22 27 (16.27%) SQL Server
23 26 (15.66%) ITIL
23 26 (15.66%) Blackberry

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 97 (58.43%) MS Exchange
2 64 (38.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (28.92%) SharePoint
4 23 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (7.23%) Office Communications Server
7 10 (6.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (6.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (5.42%) IIS
9 5 (3.01%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.81%) Apache
12 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 53 (31.93%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.84%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) MS Project
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.66%) Office 365
2 19 (11.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.81%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (43.37%) Unified Communications
2 42 (25.30%) DNS
3 39 (23.49%) SAN
4 35 (21.08%) DHCP
5 32 (19.28%) TCP/IP
5 32 (19.28%) Firewall
6 20 (12.05%) MPLS
6 20 (12.05%) VPN
7 17 (10.24%) PBX
8 10 (6.02%) Internet
9 8 (4.82%) NetScaler
10 7 (4.22%) H.323
10 7 (4.22%) PSTN
10 7 (4.22%) LAN
10 7 (4.22%) SMTP
11 5 (3.01%) IP Telephony
11 5 (3.01%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (3.01%) HTTPS
11 5 (3.01%) FTP
12 3 (1.81%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) MSI
General
1 6 (3.61%) Legal
2 5 (3.01%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.01%) Finance
3 4 (2.41%) Billing
4 3 (1.81%) Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (22.89%) Consultant
2 17 (10.24%) Support Engineer
3 14 (8.43%) Exchange Engineer
3 14 (8.43%) Microsoft Specialist
4 13 (7.83%) Microsoft Consultant
4 13 (7.83%) Architect
5 10 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (6.02%) Team Leader
6 9 (5.42%) Windows Support Engineer
6 9 (5.42%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 8 (4.82%) Analyst
7 8 (4.82%) Systems Manager
7 8 (4.82%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 7 (4.22%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (4.22%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (4.22%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.61%) Sales Consultant
9 6 (3.61%) Server Engineer
9 6 (3.61%) Messaging Specialist
9 6 (3.61%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.02%) Web Services
2 1 (0.60%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.66%) Blackberry
2 14 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.63%) PKI
4 9 (5.42%) User Experience
5 6 (3.61%) Clustering
6 4 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.20%) CMDB
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 105 (63.25%) Windows
2 52 (31.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (22.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (16.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (8.43%) Windows 7
6 11 (6.63%) Linux
7 4 (2.41%) UNIX
7 4 (2.41%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.81%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.20%) HPUX
10 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.48%) Change Management
2 26 (15.66%) ITIL
3 25 (15.06%) Load Balancing
4 17 (10.24%) Mentoring
5 12 (7.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (6.02%) Identity Management
6 10 (6.02%) Problem Management
7 9 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (4.82%) PRINCE2
8 8 (4.82%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.82%) Change Control
9 7 (4.22%) Migration
9 7 (4.22%) Project Management
10 6 (3.61%) Service Management
11 5 (3.01%) ITIL V3
11 5 (3.01%) High Availability
11 5 (3.01%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (3.01%) Supplier Management
11 5 (3.01%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.01%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.23%) SQL
2 9 (5.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 64 (38.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (31.33%) MCSE
3 30 (18.07%) MCITP
4 25 (15.06%) MCTS
5 23 (13.86%) Degree
6 20 (12.05%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (9.64%) CCNA
8 15 (9.04%) MCSA
9 10 (6.02%) MCP
10 9 (5.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (4.82%) CCA
11 8 (4.82%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (4.82%) CCEE
12 7 (4.22%) CCNP
13 6 (3.61%) SC Cleared
13 6 (3.61%) Security Cleared
14 4 (2.41%) CCIE
14 4 (2.41%) MCDST
15 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 1 (0.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.45%) SLA
2 13 (7.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.81%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 68 (40.96%) Active Directory
2 32 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (16.87%) Hyper-V
4 15 (9.04%) UAG
5 14 (8.43%) XenDesktop
6 11 (6.63%) vSphere
7 6 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (3.01%) XenApp
8 5 (3.01%) XenServer
8 5 (3.01%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.41%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.60%) NFS
Systems Management
1 39 (23.49%) SCCM
2 31 (18.67%) SCOM
3 9 (5.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (3.01%) ZABBIX
4 5 (3.01%) SCDPM
4 5 (3.01%) SCVMM
5 4 (2.41%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.81%) AppDNA
6 3 (1.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.81%) MIIS
7 2 (1.20%) WSUS
7 2 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 129 (77.71%) Microsoft
2 44 (26.51%) VMware
3 36 (21.69%) Cisco
4 33 (19.88%) Citrix
5 10 (6.02%) NetApp
5 10 (6.02%) Riverbed
6 7 (4.22%) Mitel
6 7 (4.22%) Google
6 7 (4.22%) Polycom
6 7 (4.22%) Postini
6 7 (4.22%) Siemens
7 6 (3.61%) HP
8 5 (3.01%) RightFax
8 5 (3.01%) Dell
8 5 (3.01%) Juniper
9 4 (2.41%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.41%) EMC
9 4 (2.41%) Sun
10 3 (1.81%) IBM
10 3 (1.81%) Symantec
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
SDL Plc
Salary: From £27,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire
Qualserv Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 6 days ago