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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 180 187 169
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Permanent jobs citing Lync 62 64 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.86% 0.92% 0.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.21% 3.89% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 42 55 38
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%
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
1471 1645 1256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.43% 23.73% 21.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1186 1237 1034
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +1.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 26 February 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 26 February 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 46 £40,000 - 2
South Yorkshire +8 10 - -
North Yorkshire +12 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (72.09%) Windows
2 88 (68.22%) MS Exchange
3 87 (67.44%) Microsoft
4 85 (65.89%) Active Directory
5 78 (60.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 70 (54.26%) SCCM
7 67 (51.94%) VMware
8 64 (49.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 58 (44.96%) SCOM
10 55 (42.64%) ITIL
11 52 (40.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 50 (38.76%) Windows Server 2012
13 42 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
14 38 (29.46%) Unified Communications
15 37 (28.68%) Hyper-V
16 36 (27.91%) Citrix
17 34 (26.36%) Windows Server 2003
18 33 (25.58%) HP
19 32 (24.81%) Cisco
20 31 (24.03%) SAN
21 30 (23.26%) NetBackup
22 29 (22.48%) EMC
22 29 (22.48%) MS Excel
23 28 (21.71%) SharePoint
24 27 (20.93%) MCSE
24 27 (20.93%) vSphere
25 25 (19.38%) Office 365
26 24 (18.60%) PowerShell
27 23 (17.83%) Symantec
27 23 (17.83%) Dell

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 88 (68.22%) MS Exchange
2 78 (60.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (21.71%) SharePoint
4 22 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (13.18%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (6.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (4.65%) IIS
8 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.55%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.55%) Apache
9 2 (1.55%) CMS
9 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.78%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 29 (22.48%) MS Excel
2 20 (15.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.55%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.55%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.55%) MS Project
4 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.38%) Office 365
2 9 (6.98%) SaaS
3 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.78%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (29.46%) Unified Communications
2 31 (24.03%) SAN
3 17 (13.18%) DNS
4 16 (12.40%) DHCP
5 15 (11.63%) LAN
6 9 (6.98%) VoIP
6 9 (6.98%) Firewall
7 6 (4.65%) WAN
8 5 (3.88%) FTP
8 5 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.10%) MPLS
9 4 (3.10%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.10%) HTTPS
10 3 (2.33%) S/MIME
10 3 (2.33%) PBX
10 3 (2.33%) OSPF
11 2 (1.55%) BGP
11 2 (1.55%) Wireless
11 2 (1.55%) IPsec
11 2 (1.55%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (1.55%) Electronics
1 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
1 2 (1.55%) Finance
1 2 (1.55%) Publishing
2 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (20.16%) Analyst
2 22 (17.05%) Exchange Engineer
3 20 (15.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 16 (12.40%) Technical Analyst
5 15 (11.63%) Consultant
6 13 (10.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (9.30%) Support Engineer
7 12 (9.30%) Messaging Specialist
7 12 (9.30%) Microsoft Specialist
8 11 (8.53%) Exchange Specialist
8 11 (8.53%) Windows Server Engineer
8 11 (8.53%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 11 (8.53%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (8.53%) Server Engineer
8 11 (8.53%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 10 (7.75%) VMware Engineer
10 9 (6.98%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 9 (6.98%) Citrix Engineer
10 9 (6.98%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.85%) MSMQ
2 5 (3.88%) Web Services
3 2 (1.55%) HTML
3 2 (1.55%) CSS
3 2 (1.55%) HTML5
3 2 (1.55%) CSS3
4 1 (0.78%) Middleware
4 1 (0.78%) XMPP
4 1 (0.78%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.98%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.33%) iPad
4 2 (1.55%) Social Media
4 2 (1.55%) IVR
5 1 (0.78%) PKI
5 1 (0.78%) CMDB
5 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 93 (72.09%) Windows
2 64 (49.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (38.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (26.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (9.30%) UNIX
6 6 (4.65%) Linux
7 5 (3.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (42.64%) ITIL
2 22 (17.05%) Project Management
3 20 (15.50%) Change Management
4 16 (12.40%) Migration
5 15 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (10.85%) High Availability
6 14 (10.85%) Network Load Balancing
7 7 (5.43%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.65%) Problem Management
8 6 (4.65%) Identity Management
9 5 (3.88%) Service Management
9 5 (3.88%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.88%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.10%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.33%) ITSM
11 3 (2.33%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.33%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
12 2 (1.55%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.60%) PowerShell
2 19 (14.73%) SQL
3 1 (0.78%) VBScript
3 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (40.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (20.93%) MCSE
3 13 (10.08%) MCTS
4 10 (7.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (7.75%) MCDST
5 9 (6.98%) MCSA
6 8 (6.20%) MCITP
7 7 (5.43%) SC Cleared
7 7 (5.43%) Security Cleared
7 7 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 5 (3.88%) CCNP
8 5 (3.88%) CCNA
9 3 (2.33%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.55%) CCIE
11 1 (0.78%) MCP
11 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.78%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.73%) SLA
2 4 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.33%) QA
4 2 (1.55%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.78%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 85 (65.89%) Active Directory
2 42 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (28.68%) Hyper-V
4 27 (20.93%) vSphere
5 21 (16.28%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (10.08%) VMware Server
7 11 (8.53%) XenApp
8 9 (6.98%) XenDesktop
8 9 (6.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (3.88%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.78%) Xen
10 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.78%) UAG
Systems Management
1 70 (54.26%) SCCM
2 58 (44.96%) SCOM
3 30 (23.26%) NetBackup
4 14 (10.85%) SCVMM
5 11 (8.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (3.10%) MIIS
7 3 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.55%) XenMobile
8 2 (1.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.78%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.78%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.78%) WSUS
9 1 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.78%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 87 (67.44%) Microsoft
2 67 (51.94%) VMware
3 36 (27.91%) Citrix
4 33 (25.58%) HP
5 32 (24.81%) Cisco
6 29 (22.48%) EMC
7 23 (17.83%) Dell
7 23 (17.83%) Symantec
8 16 (12.40%) CommVault
9 14 (10.85%) Google
9 14 (10.85%) Postini
10 10 (7.75%) Sun
11 7 (5.43%) NetApp
12 5 (3.88%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.33%) Apple
13 3 (2.33%) IronPort
13 3 (2.33%) Adobe
14 2 (1.55%) Lotus
14 2 (1.55%) Avaya
14 2 (1.55%) Verint
Yorkshire
Qualserv Consulting
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago