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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 167 162 213
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +51
Permanent jobs citing Lync 62 66 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.04% 1.17% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.35% 6.01% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 44 58 19
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,975 £40,000 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £84,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.95%
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
1158 1099 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.35% 19.47% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 834 887 884
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 £26,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.32%

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 2 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 2 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 +12 22 £35,000 -30.00%
Reading -14 14 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Newbury +10 11 £29,375 -41.25% 1
Maidenhead -19 4 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 113 (86.92%) Microsoft
2 80 (61.54%) Windows
3 63 (48.46%) Active Directory
4 58 (44.62%) Cisco
5 50 (38.46%) MS Excel
6 44 (33.85%) MS Exchange
7 39 (30.00%) Firewall
7 39 (30.00%) VMware
8 36 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 36 (27.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 34 (26.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (25.38%) SharePoint
10 33 (25.38%) SCCM
11 32 (24.62%) Exchange Server 2013
12 30 (23.08%) ITIL
12 30 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
13 29 (22.31%) MS Office
13 29 (22.31%) Windows Server 2008
14 25 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (19.23%) MCITP
14 25 (19.23%) CCNA
15 24 (18.46%) SLA
16 23 (17.69%) DNS
17 22 (16.92%) Degree
17 22 (16.92%) Video Conferencing
18 21 (16.15%) VMware ESXi
18 21 (16.15%) Unified Communications
18 21 (16.15%) Office 365
18 21 (16.15%) Windows 7
18 21 (16.15%) vSphere

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 44 (33.85%) MS Exchange
2 36 (27.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (25.38%) SharePoint
4 32 (24.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (6.15%) Office Communications Server
6 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 50 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 29 (22.31%) MS Office
3 5 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.31%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.77%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.15%) Office 365
2 5 (3.85%) IaaS
2 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.54%) SaaS
3 2 (1.54%) PaaS
4 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (30.00%) Firewall
2 23 (17.69%) DNS
3 21 (16.15%) Unified Communications
4 20 (15.38%) MPLS
4 20 (15.38%) VPN
5 15 (11.54%) OSPF
5 15 (11.54%) BGP
5 15 (11.54%) SSL
5 15 (11.54%) IPsec
5 15 (11.54%) Multicast
6 13 (10.00%) SAN
7 11 (8.46%) LAN
7 11 (8.46%) VoIP
8 9 (6.92%) PBX
9 8 (6.15%) WAN
9 8 (6.15%) DHCP
10 7 (5.38%) H.323
11 6 (4.62%) TCP/IP
12 3 (2.31%) Structured Cabling
12 3 (2.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 12 (9.23%) Finance
2 8 (6.15%) Financial Institution
3 7 (5.38%) Legal
4 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.54%) Advertising
6 1 (0.77%) Games
6 1 (0.77%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (16.92%) Consultant
1 22 (16.92%) Support Engineer
2 16 (12.31%) Analyst
3 15 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 12 (9.23%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 10 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
6 9 (6.92%) NOC Engineer
7 8 (6.15%) Desktop Analyst
7 8 (6.15%) Rollout Engineer
7 8 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (6.15%) IT Support
7 8 (6.15%) Desktop Support
7 8 (6.15%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 8 (6.15%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (5.38%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (5.38%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.38%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (0.77%) CSS
2 1 (0.77%) XML
2 1 (0.77%) OLE
2 1 (0.77%) XMPP
2 1 (0.77%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.77%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.92%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (3.85%) Clustering
3 4 (3.08%) EqualLogic
4 3 (2.31%) FMCG
5 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.54%) PMI
5 2 (1.54%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.77%) PKI
6 1 (0.77%) CMDB
6 1 (0.77%) Kindle
6 1 (0.77%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.77%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 80 (61.54%) Windows
2 29 (22.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (16.15%) Windows 7
5 18 (13.85%) Linux
6 17 (13.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.92%) Windows XP
8 8 (6.15%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.54%) HPUX
9 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.77%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.08%) ITIL
2 15 (11.54%) Network Management
3 9 (6.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (5.38%) Migration
4 7 (5.38%) Project Management
5 5 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.08%) Service Management
6 4 (3.08%) Identity Management
6 4 (3.08%) Change Management
7 3 (2.31%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.31%) Coaching
7 3 (2.31%) Change Control
7 3 (2.31%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.31%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.54%) Load Balancing
8 2 (1.54%) Data Management
8 2 (1.54%) Line Management
8 2 (1.54%) Performance Management
8 2 (1.54%) OpenUP
8 2 (1.54%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.92%) SQL
2 4 (3.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.54%) Java
4 1 (0.77%) C
4 1 (0.77%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (26.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (19.23%) MCITP
3 25 (19.23%) CCNA
4 22 (16.92%) Degree
5 19 (14.62%) MCSE
6 16 (12.31%) Security Cleared
7 14 (10.77%) CCNP
8 8 (6.15%) MCSA
8 8 (6.15%) MCTS
9 6 (4.62%) CCVP
10 4 (3.08%) MCP
11 3 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.31%) MCDST
12 2 (1.54%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.77%) CCDA
13 1 (0.77%) CCIE
13 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.46%) SLA
2 16 (12.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 63 (48.46%) Active Directory
2 36 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (16.15%) vSphere
3 21 (16.15%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (13.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 15 (11.54%) Hyper-V
6 8 (6.15%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.54%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.77%) UAG
Systems Management
1 33 (25.38%) SCCM
2 15 (11.54%) Zenoss
3 7 (5.38%) SCOM
3 7 (5.38%) WSUS
4 5 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.31%) DameWare
6 2 (1.54%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.54%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.77%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.77%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 113 (86.92%) Microsoft
2 58 (44.62%) Cisco
3 39 (30.00%) VMware
4 16 (12.31%) HP
5 14 (10.77%) Polycom
6 13 (10.00%) Citrix
7 6 (4.62%) Dell
8 5 (3.85%) Intel
8 5 (3.85%) Avaya
9 4 (3.08%) Mitel
9 4 (3.08%) BT
9 4 (3.08%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.54%) Sophos
10 2 (1.54%) IBM
10 2 (1.54%) NetApp
10 2 (1.54%) Siemens
10 2 (1.54%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.54%) Veeam
10 2 (1.54%) Kaseya
10 2 (1.54%) F5
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus, private healthcare, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
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