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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 186 158 196
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +38
Permanent jobs citing Lync 65 96 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.94% 1.36% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.51% 6.30% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 57 81 16
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,000 £69,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -12.62%
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
1440 1525 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.87% 21.58% 21.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1169 1125 902
Average salary £38,250 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.64% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -12 55 £35,000 -26.31% 2
North Yorkshire -5 8 £35,750 -14.88% 2
East Yorkshire - 2 £27,500 - 3
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 109 (71.71%) Microsoft
2 99 (65.13%) Active Directory
3 95 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 79 (51.97%) Windows
5 58 (38.16%) ITIL
5 58 (38.16%) VMware
6 54 (35.53%) Cisco
7 52 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 46 (30.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 45 (29.61%) Unified Communications
9 45 (29.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 45 (29.61%) LAN
10 41 (26.97%) WAN
11 40 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 38 (25.00%) MS Excel
13 37 (24.34%) Windows Server 2008
14 36 (23.68%) SCCM
15 35 (23.03%) Exchange Server 2013
15 35 (23.03%) SQL Server
16 32 (21.05%) PowerShell
17 30 (19.74%) SQL
18 29 (19.08%) SCOM
19 27 (17.76%) SharePoint
20 26 (17.11%) MS Office
21 25 (16.45%) SAN
22 23 (15.13%) Citrix
23 21 (13.82%) vSphere
23 21 (13.82%) High Availability
24 20 (13.16%) DNS
25 19 (12.50%) Hyper-V

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 95 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 52 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (23.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (17.76%) SharePoint
5 13 (8.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (5.92%) IBM Notes
7 5 (3.29%) IIS
7 5 (3.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.97%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 38 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 26 (17.11%) MS Office
3 4 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.18%) Office 365
2 12 (7.89%) SaaS
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (29.61%) LAN
1 45 (29.61%) Unified Communications
2 41 (26.97%) WAN
3 25 (16.45%) SAN
4 20 (13.16%) DNS
5 15 (9.87%) VoIP
6 14 (9.21%) DHCP
7 10 (6.58%) Firewall
8 9 (5.92%) FTP
8 9 (5.92%) Telepresence
9 8 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (3.95%) TCP/IP
10 6 (3.95%) VPN
11 5 (3.29%) HTTPS
11 5 (3.29%) SSH
12 4 (2.63%) Internet
12 4 (2.63%) ISDN
13 3 (1.97%) PBX
13 3 (1.97%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.97%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (9.87%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.61%) Finance
3 6 (3.95%) Back Office
4 2 (1.32%) Electronics
4 2 (1.32%) Local Government
4 2 (1.32%) Law
4 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.66%) Legal
5 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (15.13%) Communications Engineer
2 19 (12.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 19 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (9.21%) Analyst
4 13 (8.55%) Exchange Engineer
5 12 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (6.58%) Consultant
6 10 (6.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.61%) Applications Specialist
9 6 (3.95%) Junior
9 6 (3.95%) Messaging Consultant
10 4 (2.63%) Windows Server Engineer
10 4 (2.63%) Server Engineer
10 4 (2.63%) Exchange Administrator
10 4 (2.63%) VMware Engineer
10 4 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (2.63%) Administrator
10 4 (2.63%) Technical Engineer
11 3 (1.97%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.97%) Web Services
1 3 (1.97%) MSMQ
1 3 (1.97%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.87%) Blackberry
2 13 (8.55%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (5.92%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.29%) Clustering
5 4 (2.63%) HP Storage
5 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.97%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.32%) SecurID
7 2 (1.32%) Handset
8 1 (0.66%) Replication
8 1 (0.66%) DTV
8 1 (0.66%) CMDB
8 1 (0.66%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 79 (51.97%) Windows
2 46 (30.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (24.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (7.89%) Windows 7
4 12 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (5.26%) Linux
6 5 (3.29%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.29%) Android
7 4 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.63%) UNIX
8 3 (1.97%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.32%) Debian
9 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (38.16%) ITIL
2 21 (13.82%) High Availability
3 18 (11.84%) Migration
4 17 (11.18%) Change Management
5 11 (7.24%) Incident Management
6 10 (6.58%) Cyber Security
7 7 (4.61%) Server Building
7 7 (4.61%) Time Management
8 6 (3.95%) Mentoring
8 6 (3.95%) Service Delivery
8 6 (3.95%) Project Management
9 5 (3.29%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (1.97%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (1.97%) Service Management
12 2 (1.32%) Workflow
12 2 (1.32%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (1.32%) BCP
12 2 (1.32%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 30 (19.74%) SQL
3 2 (1.32%) Python
3 2 (1.32%) C#
3 2 (1.32%) Java
3 2 (1.32%) Perl
3 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (29.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (11.84%) MCSE
3 10 (6.58%) MCTS
3 10 (6.58%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 8 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (3.29%) CCNP
6 5 (3.29%) CCNA
7 4 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.63%) MCDST
7 4 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.97%) MCITP
9 2 (1.32%) Degree
9 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.32%) MCSA
10 1 (0.66%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.89%) SLA
2 3 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 99 (65.13%) Active Directory
2 40 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (13.82%) vSphere
4 19 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 16 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (7.24%) XenApp
7 10 (6.58%) XenDesktop
7 10 (6.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (3.29%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.63%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.32%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.66%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (23.68%) SCCM
2 29 (19.08%) SCOM
3 12 (7.89%) AirWatch
4 11 (7.24%) vMotion
5 10 (6.58%) SCVMM
5 10 (6.58%) NetBackup
6 6 (3.95%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (3.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.97%) WSUS
9 2 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.32%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.66%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 109 (71.71%) Microsoft
2 58 (38.16%) VMware
3 54 (35.53%) Cisco
4 23 (15.13%) Citrix
5 17 (11.18%) HP
6 15 (9.87%) Symantec
7 13 (8.55%) CommVault
8 9 (5.92%) Lotus
8 9 (5.92%) Tandberg
9 8 (5.26%) Apple
10 6 (3.95%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.95%) EMC
11 5 (3.29%) NetApp
11 5 (3.29%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.63%) RightFax
12 4 (2.63%) Dell
12 4 (2.63%) Sun
13 3 (1.97%) Remedy
14 2 (1.32%) Sophos
14 2 (1.32%) MobileIron
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