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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 55 69 69
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Permanent jobs citing Lync 2 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.46% 1.64% 1.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.06% 7.64% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 10
Average salary £49,750 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,150 £39,700 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,350 £52,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
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
97 157 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 22.10% 21.51% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 74 129 140
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,246
% change year-on-year
- +1.92%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Mitel
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (40.00%) Siemens
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) PBX
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Sonus
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) ISDN

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) PBX
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) Softswitch
2 1 (20.00%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Voice Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Voice Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) MSF
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (40.00%) Siemens
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Mitel
2 2 (40.00%) Sonus
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco