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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 137 147 159
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Permanent jobs citing Lync 88 75 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.64% 1.33% 1.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.21% 7.65% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 77 57 44
Average salary £43,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.81% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,150 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
955 980 1146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.75% 17.40% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 752 780 882
Average salary £46,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,400 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -11 43 £38,000 -43.70% 7
Bracknell +10 12 £62,500 +28.20% 1
Newbury +15 11 £38,500 +22.22%
Slough +7 8 £23,500 -60.83% 2
Windsor -17 3 £33,000 -9.58% 1
Maidenhead -4 2 £47,000 -21.66%
Thatcham - 2 - -
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 120 (72.29%) Microsoft
2 103 (62.05%) Windows
3 86 (51.81%) MS Exchange
4 77 (46.39%) Active Directory
5 61 (36.75%) Cisco
6 56 (33.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 54 (32.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (31.93%) VMware
9 50 (30.12%) MS Excel
10 49 (29.52%) Office 365
11 46 (27.71%) Exchange Server 2010
12 45 (27.11%) WAN
13 44 (26.51%) Cisco Certification
14 42 (25.30%) ITIL
15 41 (24.70%) LAN
15 41 (24.70%) Firewall
16 39 (23.49%) VoIP
16 39 (23.49%) SAN
17 38 (22.89%) MCSE
17 38 (22.89%) SharePoint
17 38 (22.89%) Hyper-V
18 37 (22.29%) VMware Infrastructure
19 33 (19.88%) CCNA
20 32 (19.28%) Windows Server 2012
20 32 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2013
21 31 (18.67%) SQL Server
22 30 (18.07%) SCCM
23 29 (17.47%) Telecoms
24 28 (16.87%) MS Office
25 27 (16.27%) Windows Server 2003

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 86 (51.81%) MS Exchange
2 46 (27.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (22.89%) SharePoint
4 32 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (11.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (6.63%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (3.01%) IBM Notes
8 4 (2.41%) IIS
8 4 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.81%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (1.20%) CMS
11 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 50 (30.12%) MS Excel
2 28 (16.87%) MS Office
3 7 (4.22%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (29.52%) Office 365
2 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (27.11%) WAN
2 41 (24.70%) LAN
2 41 (24.70%) Firewall
3 39 (23.49%) VoIP
3 39 (23.49%) SAN
4 25 (15.06%) DNS
5 23 (13.86%) TCP/IP
6 21 (12.65%) Unified Communications
7 19 (11.45%) DHCP
8 17 (10.24%) VPN
9 13 (7.83%) iSCSI
10 9 (5.42%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (5.42%) MPLS
11 8 (4.82%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (4.22%) NAS
12 7 (4.22%) OSPF
12 7 (4.22%) BGP
12 7 (4.22%) IPv4
12 7 (4.22%) IPv6
12 7 (4.22%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 29 (17.47%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.82%) Finance
3 4 (2.41%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.81%) Law
4 3 (1.81%) Legal
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (15.06%) Support Engineer
2 20 (12.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (12.05%) Consultant
3 16 (9.64%) Architect
4 14 (8.43%) Network Engineer
5 13 (7.83%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (7.23%) Voice Engineer
7 10 (6.02%) Technical Support
8 9 (5.42%) Desktop Support
8 9 (5.42%) Analyst
9 8 (4.82%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.22%) Design Engineer
10 7 (4.22%) IT Support
11 6 (3.61%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) Desktop Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) Team Leader
11 6 (3.61%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.02%) CGI
2 4 (2.41%) .NET
3 3 (1.81%) XMPP
3 3 (1.81%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.04%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (6.63%) EqualLogic
3 8 (4.82%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.82%) GIS
4 7 (4.22%) iPhone
5 6 (3.61%) iPad
6 5 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.41%) BYOD
8 3 (1.81%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.60%) Clustering
9 1 (0.60%) FMCG
9 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.60%) DTV
9 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 103 (62.05%) Windows
2 54 (32.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (19.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (16.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (7.23%) Windows 7
6 9 (5.42%) Linux
7 6 (3.61%) Windows XP
7 6 (3.61%) Mac OS X
7 6 (3.61%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.01%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.41%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.30%) ITIL
2 24 (14.46%) Migration
3 15 (9.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (5.42%) Network Design
4 9 (5.42%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (5.42%) Business Development
5 8 (4.82%) ITSM
5 8 (4.82%) Service Management
5 8 (4.82%) Line Management
5 8 (4.82%) Mentoring
6 6 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (3.61%) Service Delivery
6 6 (3.61%) CRM
6 6 (3.61%) Asset Management
6 6 (3.61%) Incident Management
6 6 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (3.01%) OpenUP
7 5 (3.01%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (3.01%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.25%) SQL
2 13 (7.83%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.41%) C#
3 4 (2.41%) C++
3 4 (2.41%) Java
4 2 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (33.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (26.51%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (22.89%) MCSE
4 33 (19.88%) CCNA
5 26 (15.66%) MCITP
6 20 (12.05%) MCSA
6 20 (12.05%) CCNP
7 18 (10.84%) SC Cleared
7 18 (10.84%) Security Cleared
8 15 (9.04%) Degree
9 13 (7.83%) MCTS
10 8 (4.82%) CCVP
11 6 (3.61%) CCDA
11 6 (3.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (3.01%) MCP
13 4 (2.41%) CNE
13 4 (2.41%) Novell Certification
14 3 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.81%) CCIE
14 3 (1.81%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.64%) SLA
2 2 (1.20%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 77 (46.39%) Active Directory
2 38 (22.89%) Hyper-V
3 37 (22.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (9.04%) XenDesktop
5 14 (8.43%) XenApp
6 11 (6.63%) vSphere
7 9 (5.42%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (4.82%) Terminal Services
9 5 (3.01%) VMware ESX
9 5 (3.01%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (2.41%) ISA Server
10 4 (2.41%) Samba
11 1 (0.60%) UAG
Systems Management
1 30 (18.07%) SCCM
2 12 (7.23%) WSUS
3 9 (5.42%) SCOM
4 7 (4.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (3.61%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (3.61%) DameWare
5 6 (3.61%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.41%) ARCserve
7 2 (1.20%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.60%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.60%) Nagios
Vendors
1 120 (72.29%) Microsoft
2 61 (36.75%) Cisco
3 53 (31.93%) VMware
4 26 (15.66%) Dell
5 22 (13.25%) Citrix
6 21 (12.65%) HP
7 14 (8.43%) EMC
8 10 (6.02%) Juniper
9 9 (5.42%) CheckPoint
10 8 (4.82%) Symantec
10 8 (4.82%) McAfee
10 8 (4.82%) Avaya
10 8 (4.82%) Lotus
10 8 (4.82%) Computacenter
11 6 (3.61%) Apple
11 6 (3.61%) Mitel
11 6 (3.61%) Polycom
11 6 (3.61%) ProCurve
11 6 (3.61%) Sophos
11 6 (3.61%) Bomgar
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