The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 137 139 219
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +80
Permanent jobs citing Lync 74 80 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.32% 1.46% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.80% 7.77% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 64 75 14
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,925 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1088 1029 1128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.38% 18.77% 18.90%
Number of salaries quoted 821 851 955
Average salary £42,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.59% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Lync
South East

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Reading -27 26 £47,500 -20.83% 5
Newbury +13 16 £25,000 -55.55%
Slough +10 13 £42,500 -26.08% 4
Maidenhead -12 9 £50,250 -12.60%
Windsor -2 6 £42,750 -14.50%
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 140 (85.37%) Microsoft
2 96 (58.54%) Windows
3 89 (54.27%) Active Directory
4 80 (48.78%) MS Exchange
5 64 (39.02%) MS Excel
5 64 (39.02%) Cisco
6 61 (37.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 56 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 43 (26.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (23.78%) Firewall
9 39 (23.78%) Exchange Server 2013
10 36 (21.95%) SharePoint
10 36 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2007
10 36 (21.95%) VMware
11 34 (20.73%) MS Office
12 33 (20.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 32 (19.51%) MCSE
14 31 (18.90%) Office 365
15 30 (18.29%) Unified Communications
15 30 (18.29%) ITIL
15 30 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
15 30 (18.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 30 (18.29%) SCCM
15 30 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 28 (17.07%) MCITP
17 26 (15.85%) Windows 7
18 25 (15.24%) CCNP
19 23 (14.02%) SQL Server
20 21 (12.80%) CCNA
20 21 (12.80%) HP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 80 (48.78%) MS Exchange
2 61 (37.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (23.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (21.95%) SharePoint
4 36 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (7.93%) Office Communications Server
6 12 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.22%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 64 (39.02%) MS Excel
2 34 (20.73%) MS Office
3 4 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.83%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (18.90%) Office 365
2 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.83%) IaaS
4 2 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (23.78%) Firewall
2 30 (18.29%) Unified Communications
3 20 (12.20%) SAN
4 19 (11.59%) DNS
4 19 (11.59%) VoIP
5 17 (10.37%) LAN
6 16 (9.76%) VPN
7 14 (8.54%) WAN
8 13 (7.93%) DHCP
9 11 (6.71%) MPLS
9 11 (6.71%) H.323
10 10 (6.10%) PBX
11 9 (5.49%) SSL
11 9 (5.49%) Wireless
12 8 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (3.05%) Multicast
13 5 (3.05%) OSPF
13 5 (3.05%) BGP
13 5 (3.05%) IPsec
14 4 (2.44%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (10.37%) Finance
2 12 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.49%) Legal
4 8 (4.88%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.44%) Games
5 4 (2.44%) Billing
6 3 (1.83%) Marketing
7 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.22%) Advertising
8 1 (0.61%) German Language
8 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (29.88%) Consultant
2 24 (14.63%) Microsoft Consultant
3 20 (12.20%) Support Engineer
4 18 (10.98%) Architect
5 15 (9.15%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (8.54%) Analyst
7 13 (7.93%) Support Analyst
8 12 (7.32%) Technical Support
8 12 (7.32%) Technical Consultant
8 12 (7.32%) Senior Consultant
8 12 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (6.10%) Network Engineer
9 10 (6.10%) IT Support
9 10 (6.10%) Senior Architect
9 10 (6.10%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (4.88%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.88%) Desktop Support
11 8 (4.88%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
11 8 (4.88%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.83%) SAML
2 2 (1.22%) .NET
3 1 (0.61%) XMPP
3 1 (0.61%) CSS
3 1 (0.61%) XML
3 1 (0.61%) HTML
3 1 (0.61%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.76%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (4.27%) Clustering
3 6 (3.66%) EqualLogic
3 6 (3.66%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.44%) Kindle
5 3 (1.83%) FMCG
6 1 (0.61%) PKI
6 1 (0.61%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 96 (58.54%) Windows
2 43 (26.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (20.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (18.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (15.85%) Windows 7
6 15 (9.15%) Windows XP
7 14 (8.54%) Windows 8
8 9 (5.49%) Linux
9 6 (3.66%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.83%) VMS
12 2 (1.22%) HPUX
12 2 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.29%) ITIL
2 14 (8.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (7.32%) Project Management
4 11 (6.71%) Migration
5 10 (6.10%) Business Continuity
6 7 (4.27%) Identity Management
7 6 (3.66%) Network Management
8 5 (3.05%) Change Management
9 4 (2.44%) Security Management
9 4 (2.44%) PRINCE2
9 4 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (1.83%) Change Control
10 3 (1.83%) Network Design
10 3 (1.83%) Service Management
10 3 (1.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (1.22%) Risk Management
11 2 (1.22%) ERP
11 2 (1.22%) CRM
11 2 (1.22%) Load Balancing
11 2 (1.22%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.66%) SQL
1 6 (3.66%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.83%) Java
3 1 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 56 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (19.51%) MCSE
3 30 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (17.07%) MCITP
5 25 (15.24%) CCNP
6 21 (12.80%) CCNA
7 12 (7.32%) Degree
8 11 (6.71%) Security Cleared
9 10 (6.10%) CCVP
9 10 (6.10%) MCTS
10 9 (5.49%) MCSA
11 7 (4.27%) MCP
12 6 (3.66%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.83%) MCDST
13 3 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.83%) CCIE
14 2 (1.22%) CCDA
14 2 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 1 (0.61%) CCDP
15 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.76%) SLA
2 9 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.44%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 89 (54.27%) Active Directory
2 30 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (10.98%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (9.76%) Hyper-V
5 14 (8.54%) vSphere
6 11 (6.71%) Terminal Server
7 5 (3.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (3.05%) UAG
8 4 (2.44%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.22%) XenApp
9 2 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (18.29%) SCCM
2 11 (6.71%) SCOM
3 9 (5.49%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (4.88%) WSUS
5 5 (3.05%) Zenoss
6 3 (1.83%) DameWare
7 2 (1.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.22%) XenMobile
7 2 (1.22%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.22%) SCSM
8 1 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 140 (85.37%) Microsoft
2 64 (39.02%) Cisco
3 36 (21.95%) VMware
4 21 (12.80%) HP
5 16 (9.76%) Citrix
6 8 (4.88%) Juniper
6 8 (4.88%) Dell
6 8 (4.88%) Aruba
7 6 (3.66%) NetApp
8 5 (3.05%) Intel
8 5 (3.05%) Sophos
9 4 (2.44%) Sage
9 4 (2.44%) Avaya
9 4 (2.44%) Polycom
10 3 (1.83%) Mitel
11 2 (1.22%) BT
11 2 (1.22%) Symantec
11 2 (1.22%) Siemens
11 2 (1.22%) Lotus
11 2 (1.22%) Red Hat
Bracknell
Aximis West
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
CPS Group
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago