The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 67 62 69
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Lync 13 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.75% 1.81% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.50% 7.32% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 4
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +107.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £50,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £57,500 £32,550
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +23.45%
Lync
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Application Platforms Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
153 164 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 20.59% 24.74% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 125 147 148
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Lync
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Basingstoke region.

Lync Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Lync
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 28 (87.50%) ISDN
1 28 (87.50%) Cisco
1 28 (87.50%) VoIP
1 28 (87.50%) Telecoms
1 28 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 28 (87.50%) Security Cleared
1 28 (87.50%) Softswitch
2 18 (56.25%) Siemens
3 16 (50.00%) Mitel
3 16 (50.00%) PBX
3 16 (50.00%) Ericsson
4 13 (40.63%) Sonus
5 11 (34.38%) Linux
6 4 (12.50%) Windows
6 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
7 3 (9.38%) Office 365
7 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (6.25%) MCSE
8 2 (6.25%) MCSA
8 2 (6.25%) MS Office
8 2 (6.25%) MCP
8 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
8 2 (6.25%) MCITP
8 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (3.13%) SLA
9 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (87.50%) ISDN
1 28 (87.50%) VoIP
1 28 (87.50%) Softswitch
2 16 (50.00%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (87.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Network Engineer
2 22 (68.75%) Voice Engineer
3 21 (65.63%) Voice Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) VoIP Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Support
5 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) IT Manager
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
1 1 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 28 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) MCSE
2 2 (6.25%) MCSA
2 2 (6.25%) MCP
2 2 (6.25%) MCITP
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 18 (56.25%) Siemens
3 16 (50.00%) Mitel
3 16 (50.00%) Ericsson
4 13 (40.63%) Sonus
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) VMware
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix