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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 174 158 204
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +46
Permanent jobs citing Lync 51 76 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.89% 1.31% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.01% 6.28% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 43 69 17
Average salary £45,000 £51,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.62% +8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,450 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.12%
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
1018 1211 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.69% 20.94% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 792 955 867
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +0.73%

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 December 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 December 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 +2 17 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Reading -16 16 £47,500 -13.63% 7
Newbury +5 8 £40,750 -23.11%
Maidenhead - 6 £45,000 -
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 98 (85.22%) Microsoft
2 64 (55.65%) Windows
2 64 (55.65%) Cisco
3 54 (46.96%) Active Directory
4 40 (34.78%) Firewall
5 38 (33.04%) VMware
6 36 (31.30%) MS Excel
7 35 (30.43%) MS Exchange
8 33 (28.70%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (28.70%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (26.96%) ITIL
10 29 (25.22%) CCNA
11 26 (22.61%) DNS
11 26 (22.61%) SLA
12 24 (20.87%) SharePoint
12 24 (20.87%) Degree
12 24 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2013
13 22 (19.13%) Video Conferencing
13 22 (19.13%) vSphere
13 22 (19.13%) VMware ESXi
13 22 (19.13%) Office 365
14 21 (18.26%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (17.39%) Security Cleared
16 19 (16.52%) WAN
16 19 (16.52%) VPN
16 19 (16.52%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (16.52%) Exchange Server 2010
17 18 (15.65%) MS Office
18 17 (14.78%) HP
18 17 (14.78%) Citrix

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 35 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 24 (20.87%) SharePoint
2 24 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (16.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (5.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (3.48%) IBM Notes
7 4 (3.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 36 (31.30%) MS Excel
2 18 (15.65%) MS Office
3 6 (5.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.13%) Office 365
2 2 (1.74%) IaaS
2 2 (1.74%) SaaS
2 2 (1.74%) PaaS
3 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (34.78%) Firewall
2 26 (22.61%) DNS
3 19 (16.52%) WAN
3 19 (16.52%) VPN
4 17 (14.78%) MPLS
5 16 (13.91%) Unified Communications
6 15 (13.04%) IPsec
6 15 (13.04%) Multicast
6 15 (13.04%) OSPF
6 15 (13.04%) BGP
6 15 (13.04%) SSL
6 15 (13.04%) SAN
6 15 (13.04%) LAN
7 14 (12.17%) VoIP
8 13 (11.30%) TCP/IP
9 10 (8.70%) DHCP
10 7 (6.09%) Wireless
11 5 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (4.35%) iSCSI
11 5 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (10.43%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.96%) Finance
3 6 (5.22%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.87%) Retail
5 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (13.91%) Support Engineer
2 14 (12.17%) Technical Support
3 13 (11.30%) Analyst
4 9 (7.83%) Consultant
4 9 (7.83%) Project Manager
4 9 (7.83%) Support Analyst
4 9 (7.83%) NOC Engineer
5 8 (6.96%) Network Engineer
5 8 (6.96%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (6.09%) Team Leader
7 6 (5.22%) Architect
7 6 (5.22%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.35%) IT Support
8 5 (4.35%) Technical Manager
8 5 (4.35%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 4 (3.48%) Service Desk Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Senior NOC Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.35%) .NET
2 2 (1.74%) CGI
3 1 (0.87%) XMPP
3 1 (0.87%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.13%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (4.35%) EqualLogic
2 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.48%) FMCG
4 3 (2.61%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.74%) PMI
6 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.87%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.87%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.87%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.87%) Clustering
6 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 64 (55.65%) Windows
2 21 (18.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (13.91%) Linux
4 12 (10.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (7.83%) Windows 7
6 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.48%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.74%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.96%) ITIL
2 15 (13.04%) Network Management
3 8 (6.96%) Migration
4 6 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (5.22%) Project Management
5 5 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.35%) Change Management
5 5 (4.35%) Data Management
5 5 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (4.35%) OpenUP
6 4 (3.48%) Service Management
7 3 (2.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.61%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.61%) Mentoring
8 2 (1.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.74%) People Management
9 1 (0.87%) Change Control
9 1 (0.87%) Coaching
9 1 (0.87%) Supplier Management
9 1 (0.87%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.96%) SQL
2 4 (3.48%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.48%) C#
2 4 (3.48%) C++
2 4 (3.48%) Java
3 1 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (28.70%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (25.22%) CCNA
3 24 (20.87%) Degree
4 20 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 19 (16.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (10.43%) MCSE
7 10 (8.70%) MCITP
8 9 (7.83%) CCVP
8 9 (7.83%) MCTS
9 7 (6.09%) CCNP
10 5 (4.35%) CCDA
10 5 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (4.35%) SC Cleared
11 4 (3.48%) CNE
11 4 (3.48%) Novell Certification
12 2 (1.74%) CCIE
12 2 (1.74%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.87%) MCDST
13 1 (0.87%) MCP
13 1 (0.87%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (22.61%) SLA
2 15 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (46.96%) Active Directory
2 33 (28.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (19.13%) vSphere
3 22 (19.13%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (14.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 10 (8.70%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.35%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.48%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 15 (13.04%) SCCM
1 15 (13.04%) Zenoss
2 6 (5.22%) SCOM
3 5 (4.35%) ARCserve
3 5 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.35%) WSUS
4 3 (2.61%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.87%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 98 (85.22%) Microsoft
2 64 (55.65%) Cisco
3 38 (33.04%) VMware
4 17 (14.78%) Citrix
4 17 (14.78%) HP
5 13 (11.30%) Polycom
6 10 (8.70%) CheckPoint
7 9 (7.83%) Lotus
8 7 (6.09%) Sophos
9 6 (5.22%) Avaya
9 6 (5.22%) Mitel
10 5 (4.35%) Symantec
10 5 (4.35%) Dell
10 5 (4.35%) IBM
10 5 (4.35%) Intel
10 5 (4.35%) Veeam
10 5 (4.35%) F5
11 4 (3.48%) BT
11 4 (3.48%) Oracle
12 3 (2.61%) McAfee
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Eden Lea
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, etc.
Posted: 24 days ago