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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 174 165 200
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +35
Permanent jobs citing Lync 56 68 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.93% 1.16% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.02% 5.69% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 38 58 18
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £40,000 £35,350
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £77,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.48%
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
1115 1196 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.59% 20.40% 18.91%
Number of salaries quoted 822 954 863
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 £27,000 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,800 £60,000 £63,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +9 19 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Reading -14 15 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Maidenhead -17 7 £50,000 - 1
Newbury +5 6 £38,750 -22.50%
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 110 (86.61%) Microsoft
2 76 (59.84%) Windows
3 57 (44.88%) Active Directory
4 54 (42.52%) Cisco
5 46 (36.22%) MS Excel
6 38 (29.92%) MS Exchange
7 36 (28.35%) Firewall
7 36 (28.35%) VMware
8 33 (25.98%) SharePoint
9 32 (25.20%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (25.20%) Exchange Server 2010
9 32 (25.20%) Exchange Server 2013
10 31 (24.41%) SCCM
10 31 (24.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (23.62%) MS Office
11 30 (23.62%) ITIL
12 28 (22.05%) Cisco Certification
13 27 (21.26%) Windows Server 2008
14 24 (18.90%) DNS
15 23 (18.11%) SLA
15 23 (18.11%) CCNA
15 23 (18.11%) MCITP
15 23 (18.11%) Office 365
16 22 (17.32%) Windows Server 2012
17 21 (16.54%) Unified Communications
17 21 (16.54%) Degree
17 21 (16.54%) Video Conferencing
18 20 (15.75%) Windows 7
19 19 (14.96%) vSphere
19 19 (14.96%) VMware ESXi

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 38 (29.92%) MS Exchange
2 33 (25.98%) SharePoint
3 32 (25.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (25.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (14.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (4.72%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 46 (36.22%) MS Excel
2 30 (23.62%) MS Office
3 6 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.36%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.11%) Office 365
2 5 (3.94%) IaaS
2 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.57%) SaaS
3 2 (1.57%) PaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (28.35%) Firewall
2 24 (18.90%) DNS
3 21 (16.54%) Unified Communications
4 19 (14.96%) MPLS
4 19 (14.96%) VPN
5 15 (11.81%) Multicast
5 15 (11.81%) SSL
5 15 (11.81%) OSPF
5 15 (11.81%) BGP
5 15 (11.81%) IPsec
6 11 (8.66%) LAN
7 10 (7.87%) SAN
8 9 (7.09%) PBX
8 9 (7.09%) VoIP
8 9 (7.09%) DHCP
9 8 (6.30%) WAN
10 6 (4.72%) TCP/IP
10 6 (4.72%) H.323
11 3 (2.36%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.36%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 11 (8.66%) Finance
2 8 (6.30%) Financial Institution
3 6 (4.72%) Legal
4 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (17.32%) Support Engineer
2 21 (16.54%) Consultant
3 14 (11.02%) Analyst
4 13 (10.24%) Support Analyst
5 11 (8.66%) Technical Support
5 11 (8.66%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Consultant
6 9 (7.09%) NOC Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) IT Support
7 8 (6.30%) Desktop Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Rollout Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.51%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (5.51%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 7 (5.51%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Desktop Analyst
9 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Specialist
9 6 (4.72%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 6 (4.72%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) OLE
1 1 (0.79%) CSS
1 1 (0.79%) XML
1 1 (0.79%) .NET
1 1 (0.79%) HTML
1 1 (0.79%) Application Packaging
1 1 (0.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.54%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (3.15%) FMCG
2 4 (3.15%) Clustering
3 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.57%) EqualLogic
3 2 (1.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.57%) PMI
4 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.79%) PKI
4 1 (0.79%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 76 (59.84%) Windows
2 27 (21.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (17.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (15.75%) Windows 7
5 17 (13.39%) Linux
6 14 (11.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (5.51%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.72%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.57%) HPUX
10 1 (0.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.62%) ITIL
2 15 (11.81%) Network Management
3 7 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (4.72%) Migration
4 6 (4.72%) Project Management
5 5 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (3.94%) Change Management
6 4 (3.15%) OpenUP
6 4 (3.15%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.15%) Service Management
6 4 (3.15%) Identity Management
7 3 (2.36%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.36%) Change Control
7 3 (2.36%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.36%) Coaching
8 2 (1.57%) People Management
8 2 (1.57%) Data Management
8 2 (1.57%) Load Balancing
9 1 (0.79%) Data Modelling
9 1 (0.79%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.66%) SQL
2 4 (3.15%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.79%) C
3 1 (0.79%) Java
3 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (24.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (22.05%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (18.11%) CCNA
3 23 (18.11%) MCITP
4 21 (16.54%) Degree
5 18 (14.17%) MCSE
6 16 (12.60%) Security Cleared
7 12 (9.45%) CCNP
8 8 (6.30%) MCTS
9 7 (5.51%) MCSA
10 5 (3.94%) CCVP
11 4 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.36%) MCP
12 3 (2.36%) MCDST
13 2 (1.57%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.79%) CCIE
14 1 (0.79%) CCDA
14 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (18.11%) SLA
2 15 (11.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (44.88%) Active Directory
2 32 (25.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (14.96%) vSphere
3 19 (14.96%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (13.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 13 (10.24%) Hyper-V
6 7 (5.51%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.57%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.57%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.79%) UAG
Systems Management
1 31 (24.41%) SCCM
2 15 (11.81%) Zenoss
3 7 (5.51%) WSUS
3 7 (5.51%) SCOM
4 4 (3.15%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.36%) DameWare
6 2 (1.57%) ARCserve
6 2 (1.57%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.79%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 110 (86.61%) Microsoft
2 54 (42.52%) Cisco
3 36 (28.35%) VMware
4 15 (11.81%) HP
5 14 (11.02%) Citrix
5 14 (11.02%) Polycom
6 5 (3.94%) Avaya
6 5 (3.94%) Dell
6 5 (3.94%) Intel
7 4 (3.15%) Mitel
7 4 (3.15%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.15%) BT
8 2 (1.57%) F5
8 2 (1.57%) Veeam
8 2 (1.57%) Kaseya
8 2 (1.57%) Sophos
8 2 (1.57%) Siemens
8 2 (1.57%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.57%) IBM
9 1 (0.79%) 3PAR
Slough, Berkshire
Hunter Macdonald
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum up to £53k base,10% bonus,£5k car allowance,10
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 28 days ago