The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 191 167 214
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +47
Permanent jobs citing Lync 80 58 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.04% 0.99% 0.087%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.62% 4.58% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 69 41 4
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,660
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £35,000 £32,320
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-8.60% +6.89%
Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1730 1265 1230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.43% 21.64% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1301 995 1059
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Lync
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -18 62 £42,500 - 3
South Yorkshire -5 12 £29,900 -40.20%
North Yorkshire -18 6 £45,000 - 1
East Yorkshire -7 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 134 (91.16%) Microsoft
2 98 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 81 (55.10%) SharePoint
4 78 (53.06%) Windows
5 65 (44.22%) Active Directory
6 64 (43.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 53 (36.05%) MS Excel
8 50 (34.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (29.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 43 (29.25%) Unified Communications
11 40 (27.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 39 (26.53%) Cisco
13 38 (25.85%) MCSE
13 38 (25.85%) SQL Server
13 38 (25.85%) Exchange Server 2013
14 35 (23.81%) MS Office
14 35 (23.81%) DNS
15 34 (23.13%) SAN
16 32 (21.77%) SharePoint Server
16 32 (21.77%) Windows Server 2012
17 31 (21.09%) ITIL
18 30 (20.41%) VMware
19 29 (19.73%) Service Delivery
20 28 (19.05%) Firewall
20 28 (19.05%) DHCP
20 28 (19.05%) Citrix
20 28 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
21 27 (18.37%) VPN
22 26 (17.69%) Windows Server 2003
22 26 (17.69%) Finance

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 98 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 81 (55.10%) SharePoint
3 64 (43.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (27.21%) SharePoint 2013
5 38 (25.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 32 (21.77%) SharePoint Server
7 26 (17.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 24 (16.33%) Office Communications Server
9 22 (14.97%) SharePoint Foundation
10 15 (10.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 15 (10.20%) IIS
11 4 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 53 (36.05%) MS Excel
2 35 (23.81%) MS Office
3 20 (13.61%) PowerPivot
4 16 (10.88%) InfoPath
5 15 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.36%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (12.24%) Office 365
2 5 (3.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (29.25%) Unified Communications
2 35 (23.81%) DNS
3 34 (23.13%) SAN
4 28 (19.05%) DHCP
4 28 (19.05%) Firewall
5 27 (18.37%) VPN
6 24 (16.33%) TCP/IP
7 18 (12.24%) MPLS
8 14 (9.52%) LAN
8 14 (9.52%) Internet
9 13 (8.84%) WAN
10 10 (6.80%) PBX
11 9 (6.12%) SMTP
12 7 (4.76%) PSTN
12 7 (4.76%) Wireless
13 6 (4.08%) Network Security
14 5 (3.40%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (3.40%) NetScaler
14 5 (3.40%) VoIP
14 5 (3.40%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.85%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (7.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.04%) MySQL
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 26 (17.69%) Finance
2 10 (6.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.36%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.68%) Back Office
4 1 (0.68%) Advertising
4 1 (0.68%) Publishing
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (25.85%) Consultant
2 35 (23.81%) Administrator
3 33 (22.45%) SharePoint Administrator
4 13 (8.84%) Analyst
5 10 (6.80%) Architect
6 8 (5.44%) Technical Consultant
6 8 (5.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 8 (5.44%) Operations Analyst
6 8 (5.44%) IT Operations Analyst
7 7 (4.76%) Technical Architect
8 6 (4.08%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.08%) Service Manager
9 5 (3.40%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (3.40%) Services Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.40%) IT Consultant
9 5 (3.40%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.40%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (3.40%) Communications Manager
9 5 (3.40%) IT Services Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.40%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.08%) Web Services
2 3 (2.04%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.93%) Clustering
2 18 (12.24%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.40%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.40%) PKI
3 5 (3.40%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (3.40%) EqualLogic
4 4 (2.72%) iPad
4 4 (2.72%) iPhone
5 2 (1.36%) Statistics
5 2 (1.36%) CMDB
5 2 (1.36%) Replication
6 1 (0.68%) IVR
6 1 (0.68%) Celerra
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 78 (53.06%) Windows
2 50 (34.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (21.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (17.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (7.48%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.08%) Linux
7 5 (3.40%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.40%) CentOS
8 4 (2.72%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.72%) Android
8 4 (2.72%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.36%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.09%) ITIL
2 29 (19.73%) Service Delivery
3 22 (14.97%) Change Management
3 22 (14.97%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (11.56%) Change Control
6 15 (10.20%) Load Balancing
7 14 (9.52%) Problem Management
8 9 (6.12%) PRINCE2
8 9 (6.12%) CRM
8 9 (6.12%) Migration
9 7 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (4.08%) Use Case
10 6 (4.08%) Project Management
11 5 (3.40%) Service Management
11 5 (3.40%) Business Continuity
11 5 (3.40%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (3.40%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (2.72%) Identity Management
12 4 (2.72%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.88%) SQL
2 12 (8.16%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.40%) Bash Shell
3 5 (3.40%) VBScript
4 4 (2.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 44 (29.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (25.85%) MCSE
3 28 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (14.29%) MCITP
5 20 (13.61%) Degree
6 19 (12.93%) CCNA
7 17 (11.56%) MCP
8 11 (7.48%) MCTS
9 10 (6.80%) MCSA
10 8 (5.44%) MBA
11 6 (4.08%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.36%) CCIE
12 2 (1.36%) CCNP
13 1 (0.68%) CCDA
13 1 (0.68%) ISEB
13 1 (0.68%) CCVP
13 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.52%) SLA
2 5 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 65 (44.22%) Active Directory
2 25 (17.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 12 (8.16%) vSphere
5 10 (6.80%) XenDesktop
5 10 (6.80%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (5.44%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (4.08%) XenServer
8 5 (3.40%) UAG
9 4 (2.72%) XenApp
10 2 (1.36%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.36%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.36%) Xen
11 1 (0.68%) NFS
Systems Management
1 26 (17.69%) SCOM
2 24 (16.33%) SCCM
3 8 (5.44%) Nagios
4 5 (3.40%) ZABBIX
5 4 (2.72%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.36%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.68%) OpenView
7 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.68%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.68%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.68%) SCSM
Vendors
1 134 (91.16%) Microsoft
2 39 (26.53%) Cisco
3 30 (20.41%) VMware
4 28 (19.05%) Citrix
5 20 (13.61%) HP
6 19 (12.93%) Dell
7 9 (6.12%) CommVault
7 9 (6.12%) Mitel
8 8 (5.44%) Huawei
8 8 (5.44%) Polycom
8 8 (5.44%) Veeam
8 8 (5.44%) Oracle
8 8 (5.44%) Siemens
9 6 (4.08%) Riverbed
10 5 (3.40%) Juniper
10 5 (3.40%) NetApp
11 4 (2.72%) EMC
11 4 (2.72%) Avaya
11 4 (2.72%) IBM
12 3 (2.04%) Symantec
West Yorkshire
IT HR
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Training
Posted: 17 hours ago
North Yorkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Car
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