The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 160 164 208
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +44
Permanent jobs citing Lync 65 64 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.10% 1.14% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.70% 5.91% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 50 57 20
Average salary £37,750 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.36% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,175 £40,000 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
Lync
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1140 1082 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.26% 19.27% 19.89%
Number of salaries quoted 823 875 935
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Lync
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Lync Salary Trend in Berkshire

Lync
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Lync
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
(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
Slough +15 20 £35,000 -36.36%
Reading -15 17 £47,500 -13.63% 6
Newbury +10 12 £29,375 -44.04% 1
Maidenhead -18 4 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Windsor -22 2 £50,000 -20.00%
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 117 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 81 (60.00%) Windows
3 66 (48.89%) Active Directory
4 62 (45.93%) Cisco
5 53 (39.26%) MS Excel
6 48 (35.56%) MS Exchange
7 42 (31.11%) VMware
8 41 (30.37%) Firewall
9 39 (28.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 39 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 37 (27.41%) Exchange Server 2010
11 36 (26.67%) SharePoint
12 35 (25.93%) SCCM
13 32 (23.70%) Exchange Server 2013
13 32 (23.70%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (23.70%) Cisco Certification
14 29 (21.48%) ITIL
14 29 (21.48%) Windows Server 2012
15 28 (20.74%) MS Office
16 27 (20.00%) MCITP
17 26 (19.26%) CCNA
18 24 (17.78%) SLA
18 24 (17.78%) SQL Server
18 24 (17.78%) Unified Communications
19 23 (17.04%) Video Conferencing
19 23 (17.04%) DNS
20 22 (16.30%) VPN
20 22 (16.30%) Windows Server 2003
20 22 (16.30%) MPLS
20 22 (16.30%) Exchange Server 2007

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 48 (35.56%) MS Exchange
2 37 (27.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (26.67%) SharePoint
4 32 (23.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (16.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
8 6 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 53 (39.26%) MS Excel
2 28 (20.74%) MS Office
3 3 (2.22%) AutoCAD
3 3 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.81%) Office 365
2 5 (3.70%) IaaS
2 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.48%) SaaS
3 2 (1.48%) PaaS
4 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (30.37%) Firewall
2 24 (17.78%) Unified Communications
3 23 (17.04%) DNS
4 22 (16.30%) MPLS
4 22 (16.30%) VPN
5 16 (11.85%) SAN
6 15 (11.11%) SSL
6 15 (11.11%) OSPF
6 15 (11.11%) BGP
6 15 (11.11%) IPsec
6 15 (11.11%) Multicast
7 12 (8.89%) LAN
7 12 (8.89%) VoIP
8 9 (6.67%) WAN
8 9 (6.67%) PBX
9 8 (5.93%) DHCP
9 8 (5.93%) H.323
10 6 (4.44%) TCP/IP
11 3 (2.22%) Structured Cabling
11 3 (2.22%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 14 (10.37%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Financial Institution
3 7 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.19%) Legal
4 3 (2.22%) Billing
5 2 (1.48%) Advertising
5 2 (1.48%) Games
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (21.48%) Consultant
2 20 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 15 (11.11%) Analyst
4 14 (10.37%) Support Analyst
4 14 (10.37%) Microsoft Consultant
5 10 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 9 (6.67%) NOC Engineer
7 8 (5.93%) Desktop Analyst
7 8 (5.93%) Rollout Engineer
7 8 (5.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (5.93%) IT Support
7 8 (5.93%) Desktop Support
7 8 (5.93%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (5.93%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 8 (5.93%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (5.19%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.19%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 6 (4.44%) Network Support
9 6 (4.44%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.48%) SAML
1 2 (1.48%) .NET
2 1 (0.74%) CSS
2 1 (0.74%) XML
2 1 (0.74%) HTML
2 1 (0.74%) OLE
2 1 (0.74%) XMPP
2 1 (0.74%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.04%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (5.93%) Clustering
3 5 (3.70%) EqualLogic
4 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.22%) FMCG
5 2 (1.48%) Kindle
5 2 (1.48%) PMI
5 2 (1.48%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.74%) PKI
6 1 (0.74%) CMDB
6 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.74%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 81 (60.00%) Windows
2 32 (23.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (21.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (16.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (14.81%) Windows 7
6 18 (13.33%) Linux
7 11 (8.15%) Windows XP
8 9 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.22%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.48%) HPUX
11 1 (0.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.48%) ITIL
2 15 (11.11%) Network Management
3 11 (8.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (6.67%) Migration
4 9 (6.67%) Project Management
5 6 (4.44%) Identity Management
6 4 (2.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (2.96%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.22%) Service Management
7 3 (2.22%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.22%) Change Management
7 3 (2.22%) Network Design
7 3 (2.22%) Security Management
7 3 (2.22%) Change Control
7 3 (2.22%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.22%) Coaching
8 2 (1.48%) People Management
8 2 (1.48%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (1.48%) Line Management
8 2 (1.48%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.19%) SQL
2 3 (2.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.48%) Java
4 1 (0.74%) C
4 1 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (28.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (23.70%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (20.00%) MCITP
4 26 (19.26%) CCNA
5 22 (16.30%) Degree
6 21 (15.56%) MCSE
7 16 (11.85%) CCNP
7 16 (11.85%) Security Cleared
8 8 (5.93%) MCSA
8 8 (5.93%) MCTS
9 7 (5.19%) CCVP
10 6 (4.44%) MCP
11 3 (2.22%) MCDST
11 3 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.48%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.74%) CCIE
13 1 (0.74%) CCDA
13 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.78%) SLA
2 18 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 66 (48.89%) Active Directory
2 39 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (16.30%) vSphere
3 22 (16.30%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 17 (12.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 11 (8.15%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.48%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.74%) UAG
Systems Management
1 35 (25.93%) SCCM
2 15 (11.11%) Zenoss
3 8 (5.93%) WSUS
4 6 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (4.44%) SCOM
5 3 (2.22%) DameWare
6 2 (1.48%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.48%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.74%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 117 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 62 (45.93%) Cisco
3 42 (31.11%) VMware
4 16 (11.85%) HP
5 14 (10.37%) Polycom
6 12 (8.89%) Citrix
7 6 (4.44%) Dell
8 5 (3.70%) Intel
8 5 (3.70%) Avaya
9 4 (2.96%) Mitel
9 4 (2.96%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.22%) Sage
10 3 (2.22%) NetApp
10 3 (2.22%) Aruba
10 3 (2.22%) BT
11 2 (1.48%) F5
11 2 (1.48%) Veeam
11 2 (1.48%) Kaseya
11 2 (1.48%) Siemens
11 2 (1.48%) Red Hat
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