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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 140 143 170
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +27
Permanent jobs citing Lync 69 83 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.37% 1.42% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.68% 7.52% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 56 69 51
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
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
899 1104 1026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.88% 18.84% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 732 804 835
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Reading +12 31 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Slough -12 15 £26,000 -25.71% 1
Bracknell - 9 £24,500 -
Maidenhead +13 5 £60,000 -7.69%
Newbury -7 1 £47,500 +90.00% 1
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 97 (69.78%) Microsoft
2 88 (63.31%) Windows
3 57 (41.01%) MS Exchange
3 57 (41.01%) Active Directory
4 54 (38.85%) VMware
4 54 (38.85%) Office 365
5 48 (34.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 45 (32.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 43 (30.94%) Cisco
8 42 (30.22%) MS Excel
9 39 (28.06%) ITIL
9 39 (28.06%) Microsoft Certification
10 37 (26.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (26.62%) Hyper-V
11 34 (24.46%) WAN
11 34 (24.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 32 (23.02%) LAN
13 29 (20.86%) SCCM
13 29 (20.86%) Unified Communications
14 28 (20.14%) Cisco Certification
15 27 (19.42%) Dell
15 27 (19.42%) VoIP
15 27 (19.42%) MS Office
16 25 (17.99%) Firewall
17 24 (17.27%) Exchange Server 2013
18 22 (15.83%) Service Management
18 22 (15.83%) MCSE
19 21 (15.11%) EMC
20 20 (14.39%) Citrix
20 20 (14.39%) SharePoint

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 57 (41.01%) MS Exchange
2 48 (34.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (17.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (14.39%) SharePoint
5 11 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.60%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (2.88%) IIS
8 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.44%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.44%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.72%) Live Communications Server
10 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (30.22%) MS Excel
2 27 (19.42%) MS Office
3 6 (4.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.88%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (2.88%) Photoshop
5 3 (2.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (7.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP CCM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 54 (38.85%) Office 365
2 7 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.88%) Yammer
4 3 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (24.46%) WAN
2 32 (23.02%) LAN
3 29 (20.86%) Unified Communications
4 27 (19.42%) VoIP
5 25 (17.99%) Firewall
6 19 (13.67%) TCP/IP
6 19 (13.67%) SAN
7 11 (7.91%) H.323
8 9 (6.47%) DNS
9 7 (5.04%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (5.04%) iSCSI
10 6 (4.32%) Skype
11 5 (3.60%) SCCP
11 5 (3.60%) MGCP
12 4 (2.88%) Internet
12 4 (2.88%) VPN
12 4 (2.88%) DHCP
12 4 (2.88%) IP Telephony
13 3 (2.16%) WebEx
13 3 (2.16%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 4 (2.88%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.44%) Subversion
2 2 (1.44%) JIRA
3 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (8.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.16%) Finance
2 3 (2.16%) Legal
3 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (20.86%) Support Engineer
2 19 (13.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (10.79%) Architect
4 14 (10.07%) Consultant
5 9 (6.47%) Analyst
5 9 (6.47%) Voice Engineer
5 9 (6.47%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 8 (5.76%) Voice Architect
6 8 (5.76%) Build Engineer
6 8 (5.76%) Enterprise Architect
6 8 (5.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (5.76%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.04%) Team Leader
7 7 (5.04%) Field Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) Field Support Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 6 (4.32%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) Technical Support
8 6 (4.32%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.63%) MSMQ
2 8 (5.76%) CGI
3 4 (2.88%) HTML
3 4 (2.88%) CSS
4 2 (1.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.35%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.47%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (5.76%) GIS
3 8 (5.76%) EMC VNX
4 6 (4.32%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.60%) Clustering
6 4 (2.88%) EqualLogic
6 4 (2.88%) User Experience
7 3 (2.16%) iPhone
8 2 (1.44%) Statistics
8 2 (1.44%) CMDB
8 2 (1.44%) iPad
8 2 (1.44%) VHDL
8 2 (1.44%) Verilog
8 2 (1.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.44%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.44%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.44%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 88 (63.31%) Windows
2 45 (32.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (26.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (13.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (12.95%) Windows 7
6 12 (8.63%) Linux
7 9 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (5.04%) CentOS
9 6 (4.32%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.88%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.44%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.72%) Debian
12 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.06%) ITIL
2 22 (15.83%) Service Management
3 16 (11.51%) Migration
4 14 (10.07%) Network Management
5 10 (7.19%) OpenUP
5 10 (7.19%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (7.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (7.19%) CRM
6 9 (6.47%) ITSM
7 8 (5.76%) Business Development
7 8 (5.76%) Network Design
7 8 (5.76%) Problem Management
7 8 (5.76%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (4.32%) Change Management
9 5 (3.60%) Incident Management
10 4 (2.88%) Web Development
10 4 (2.88%) Project Management
10 4 (2.88%) Rapid Prototyping
10 4 (2.88%) Time Management
10 4 (2.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.19%) SQL
2 6 (4.32%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.88%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.16%) C
5 2 (1.44%) C++
6 1 (0.72%) Perl
6 1 (0.72%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 39 (28.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (20.14%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (15.83%) MCSE
4 19 (13.67%) CCNA
5 18 (12.95%) MCITP
6 16 (11.51%) CCNP
7 14 (10.07%) Security Cleared
8 12 (8.63%) MCTS
9 11 (7.91%) SC Cleared
9 11 (7.91%) MCSA
10 6 (4.32%) Degree
11 4 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (2.16%) MCP
12 3 (2.16%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (1.44%) CCDP
13 2 (1.44%) A+ Certification
13 2 (1.44%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (1.44%) CCVP
14 1 (0.72%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 57 (41.01%) Active Directory
2 37 (26.62%) Hyper-V
3 34 (24.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (8.63%) XenApp
5 11 (7.91%) Terminal Services
6 9 (6.47%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.88%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (2.88%) VMware Server
8 3 (2.16%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.16%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.16%) vSphere
9 2 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.44%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.44%) Firmware
10 1 (0.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (20.86%) SCCM
2 19 (13.67%) SCOM
3 15 (10.79%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (4.32%) NetBackup
4 6 (4.32%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (3.60%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (3.60%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.16%) ARCserve
8 2 (1.44%) DameWare
8 2 (1.44%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.44%) WSUS
8 2 (1.44%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.72%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 97 (69.78%) Microsoft
2 54 (38.85%) VMware
3 43 (30.94%) Cisco
4 27 (19.42%) Dell
5 21 (15.11%) EMC
6 20 (14.39%) Citrix
7 16 (11.51%) HP
8 9 (6.47%) Red Hat
8 9 (6.47%) Symantec
9 8 (5.76%) Computacenter
9 8 (5.76%) Dell Compellent
10 6 (4.32%) BT
10 6 (4.32%) Mitel
11 5 (3.60%) Polycom
11 5 (3.60%) Verint
11 5 (3.60%) Zeacom
12 4 (2.88%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.88%) McAfee
12 4 (2.88%) Apple
12 4 (2.88%) Avaya
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