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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 140 165 195
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +30
Permanent jobs citing Lync 88 57 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.48% 1.04% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.82% 5.74% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 75 51 19
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,350 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +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
1126 993 1141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.92% 18.07% 20.50%
Number of salaries quoted 832 808 971
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -11 27 £47,500 -13.63% 5
Slough +21 24 £35,000 -36.36%
Newbury +1 17 £25,000 -54.54% 1
Maidenhead -15 9 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Windsor -19 3 £50,000 -23.07%
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (85.40%) Microsoft
2 82 (59.85%) Windows
3 65 (47.45%) Cisco
3 65 (47.45%) Active Directory
4 53 (38.69%) MS Exchange
5 50 (36.50%) MS Excel
6 41 (29.93%) Firewall
6 41 (29.93%) VMware
6 41 (29.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 40 (29.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 38 (27.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (25.55%) Cisco Certification
10 34 (24.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (24.09%) SharePoint
12 30 (21.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (21.90%) Exchange Server 2013
13 29 (21.17%) SCCM
14 28 (20.44%) MS Office
15 27 (19.71%) CCNA
16 26 (18.98%) ITIL
16 26 (18.98%) MCITP
16 26 (18.98%) Unified Communications
17 25 (18.25%) DNS
18 24 (17.52%) SLA
19 23 (16.79%) VPN
19 23 (16.79%) SQL Server
19 23 (16.79%) Windows Server 2003
19 23 (16.79%) VMware ESXi
20 22 (16.06%) Degree
20 22 (16.06%) Exchange Server 2007

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 53 (38.69%) MS Exchange
2 41 (29.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (24.09%) SharePoint
4 30 (21.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (16.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (8.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (7.30%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (3.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 50 (36.50%) MS Excel
2 28 (20.44%) MS Office
3 3 (2.19%) AutoCAD
3 3 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.33%) Office 365
2 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.19%) IaaS
4 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (29.93%) Firewall
2 26 (18.98%) Unified Communications
3 25 (18.25%) DNS
4 23 (16.79%) VPN
5 21 (15.33%) MPLS
6 18 (13.14%) SAN
7 17 (12.41%) SSL
8 15 (10.95%) OSPF
8 15 (10.95%) BGP
8 15 (10.95%) VoIP
8 15 (10.95%) IPsec
8 15 (10.95%) Multicast
9 13 (9.49%) LAN
10 10 (7.30%) WAN
10 10 (7.30%) DHCP
11 9 (6.57%) PBX
11 9 (6.57%) H.323
12 6 (4.38%) Wireless
12 6 (4.38%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (2.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (10.95%) Finance
2 8 (5.84%) Financial Institution
2 8 (5.84%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.11%) Legal
4 4 (2.92%) Games
4 4 (2.92%) Billing
5 2 (1.46%) Advertising
6 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (23.36%) Consultant
2 19 (13.87%) Support Engineer
3 14 (10.22%) Microsoft Consultant
4 13 (9.49%) Analyst
5 12 (8.76%) Support Analyst
6 11 (8.03%) Technical Support
7 10 (7.30%) Technical Consultant
8 9 (6.57%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (6.57%) NOC Engineer
8 9 (6.57%) IT Support
9 8 (5.84%) Desktop Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) Rollout Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) Desktop Support
10 7 (5.11%) Network Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Network Support
10 7 (5.11%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 7 (5.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.19%) SAML
2 2 (1.46%) .NET
3 1 (0.73%) CSS
3 1 (0.73%) XML
3 1 (0.73%) OLE
3 1 (0.73%) XMPP
3 1 (0.73%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.06%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (5.11%) Clustering
3 6 (4.38%) EqualLogic
3 6 (4.38%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (2.92%) Kindle
5 3 (2.19%) FMCG
6 2 (1.46%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.73%) PKI
7 1 (0.73%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 82 (59.85%) Windows
2 34 (24.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (21.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (16.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (14.60%) Windows 7
6 19 (13.87%) Linux
7 12 (8.76%) Windows XP
8 9 (6.57%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.92%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.46%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.46%) HPUX
11 1 (0.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.98%) ITIL
2 16 (11.68%) Network Management
3 11 (8.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (7.30%) Project Management
5 7 (5.11%) Migration
5 7 (5.11%) Identity Management
6 5 (3.65%) Change Management
7 4 (2.92%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (2.92%) Security Management
8 3 (2.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.19%) Network Design
8 3 (2.19%) Service Management
8 3 (2.19%) Change Control
9 2 (1.46%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (1.46%) Performance Management
9 2 (1.46%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.46%) Resource Management
9 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.46%) ERP
10 1 (0.73%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.38%) SQL
2 3 (2.19%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.19%) Java
3 1 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 40 (29.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (25.55%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (19.71%) CCNA
4 26 (18.98%) MCITP
5 22 (16.06%) Degree
6 20 (14.60%) MCSE
7 19 (13.87%) CCNP
8 16 (11.68%) Security Cleared
9 8 (5.84%) MCTS
9 8 (5.84%) CCVP
9 8 (5.84%) MCSA
10 7 (5.11%) MCP
11 3 (2.19%) MCDST
11 3 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.46%) CCIE
12 2 (1.46%) CCDA
13 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.52%) SLA
2 19 (13.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 65 (47.45%) Active Directory
2 38 (27.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (16.79%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (15.33%) vSphere
5 15 (10.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 12 (8.76%) Hyper-V
7 11 (8.03%) Terminal Server
8 3 (2.19%) UAG
9 2 (1.46%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 29 (21.17%) SCCM
2 15 (10.95%) Zenoss
3 8 (5.84%) WSUS
4 7 (5.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (3.65%) SCOM
6 3 (2.19%) DameWare
7 1 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 117 (85.40%) Microsoft
2 65 (47.45%) Cisco
3 41 (29.93%) VMware
4 14 (10.22%) HP
5 12 (8.76%) Polycom
6 7 (5.11%) Citrix
7 6 (4.38%) NetApp
7 6 (4.38%) Aruba
8 5 (3.65%) Avaya
8 5 (3.65%) Intel
9 4 (2.92%) Juniper
9 4 (2.92%) Dell
9 4 (2.92%) Mitel
9 4 (2.92%) Sage
10 3 (2.19%) BT
11 2 (1.46%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.46%) Sophos
11 2 (1.46%) Postini
11 2 (1.46%) Siemens
11 2 (1.46%) Red Hat
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