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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 146 140 192
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +52
Permanent jobs citing Lync 75 82 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.37% 1.51% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.69% 7.09% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 65 79 13
Average salary £43,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.09% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £39,650 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +9.19%
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
975 1156 1059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.80% 21.29% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 763 943 854
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +12 22 £65,000 +62.50%
Reading -23 22 £47,500 -13.63% 7
Newbury +4 15 £42,000 -20.75% 4
Maidenhead - 3 £45,000 - 2
Bracknell -17 1 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 100 (78.13%) Microsoft
2 71 (55.47%) Windows
3 68 (53.13%) Active Directory
4 58 (45.31%) Cisco
5 48 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 41 (32.03%) MS Excel
7 40 (31.25%) VMware
8 34 (26.56%) Firewall
8 34 (26.56%) ITIL
9 31 (24.22%) Cisco Certification
10 30 (23.44%) SharePoint
11 29 (22.66%) DNS
12 28 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 28 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (21.88%) Office 365
13 26 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2013
14 25 (19.53%) CCNA
15 23 (17.97%) WAN
16 22 (17.19%) MCSE
17 21 (16.41%) Exchange Server 2010
18 20 (15.63%) vSphere
18 20 (15.63%) Citrix
18 20 (15.63%) SLA
19 19 (14.84%) SQL Server
19 19 (14.84%) LAN
19 19 (14.84%) VMware ESXi
19 19 (14.84%) Degree
20 18 (14.06%) MCITP
20 18 (14.06%) SCCM

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 30 (23.44%) SharePoint
3 26 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (16.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (7.03%) Office Communications Server
7 6 (4.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (3.91%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (3.13%) IBM Notes
9 4 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.78%) CMS
11 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 41 (32.03%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.81%) MS Office
3 4 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (21.88%) Office 365
2 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.56%) SaaS
3 2 (1.56%) PaaS
3 2 (1.56%) IaaS
3 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (26.56%) Firewall
2 29 (22.66%) DNS
3 23 (17.97%) WAN
4 19 (14.84%) LAN
5 18 (14.06%) DHCP
6 17 (13.28%) Unified Communications
7 16 (12.50%) VoIP
8 15 (11.72%) MPLS
8 15 (11.72%) TCP/IP
8 15 (11.72%) VPN
9 13 (10.16%) SAN
10 12 (9.38%) OSPF
10 12 (9.38%) BGP
11 11 (8.59%) SSL
12 10 (7.81%) IPsec
12 10 (7.81%) Multicast
13 7 (5.47%) Wireless
13 7 (5.47%) NAS
13 7 (5.47%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (4.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (10.16%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.69%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.34%) Law
4 2 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (13.28%) Support Engineer
2 15 (11.72%) Consultant
3 13 (10.16%) Technical Support
4 11 (8.59%) Analyst
4 11 (8.59%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (7.03%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.03%) Network Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 8 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 8 (6.25%) NOC Engineer
7 7 (5.47%) Architect
8 6 (4.69%) Technical Architect
8 6 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 5 (3.91%) Exchange Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Voice Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 4 (3.13%) Technical Manager
10 4 (3.13%) Exchange Specialist
10 4 (3.13%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) .NET
2 4 (3.13%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (4.69%) EqualLogic
2 6 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.34%) FMCG
3 3 (2.34%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.56%) PMI
5 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.78%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.78%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.78%) Clustering
5 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 71 (55.47%) Windows
2 26 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (9.38%) Linux
4 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.56%) ITIL
2 14 (10.94%) Migration
3 10 (7.81%) OpenUP
3 10 (7.81%) Change Management
3 10 (7.81%) Network Management
4 7 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (5.47%) Service Delivery
5 6 (4.69%) Project Management
5 6 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (4.69%) Mentoring
6 5 (3.91%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (3.91%) Data Management
7 3 (2.34%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.56%) Service Management
8 2 (1.56%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.56%) Validation
8 2 (1.56%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (0.78%) Information Architecture
9 1 (0.78%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.28%) SQL
2 10 (7.81%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.13%) C#
3 4 (3.13%) C++
3 4 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (24.22%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (19.53%) CCNA
4 22 (17.19%) MCSE
5 19 (14.84%) Degree
6 18 (14.06%) Security Cleared
6 18 (14.06%) MCITP
7 11 (8.59%) MCTS
8 8 (6.25%) CCNP
8 8 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 8 (6.25%) CCVP
9 6 (4.69%) CCDA
10 5 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (3.13%) CNE
11 4 (3.13%) Novell Certification
12 3 (2.34%) CCIE
13 2 (1.56%) MCP
13 2 (1.56%) MCSA
13 2 (1.56%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.78%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.63%) SLA
2 10 (7.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (53.13%) Active Directory
2 28 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (15.63%) vSphere
4 19 (14.84%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (10.16%) Hyper-V
6 12 (9.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (5.47%) VMware ESX
8 4 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.78%) Samba
9 1 (0.78%) XenApp
9 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (14.06%) SCCM
2 13 (10.16%) WSUS
3 10 (7.81%) Zenoss
4 9 (7.03%) SCOM
5 7 (5.47%) Backup Exec
6 6 (4.69%) ARCserve
7 2 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.78%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 100 (78.13%) Microsoft
2 58 (45.31%) Cisco
3 40 (31.25%) VMware
4 20 (15.63%) Citrix
5 17 (13.28%) HP
6 12 (9.38%) CheckPoint
6 12 (9.38%) Polycom
7 9 (7.03%) Lotus
8 7 (5.47%) Avaya
9 6 (4.69%) Symantec
9 6 (4.69%) Dell
9 6 (4.69%) F5
9 6 (4.69%) Veeam
9 6 (4.69%) Mitel
10 5 (3.91%) IBM
10 5 (3.91%) Sophos
11 4 (3.13%) Juniper
11 4 (3.13%) Oracle
11 4 (3.13%) EMC
11 4 (3.13%) ProCurve
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