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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 130 128 198
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +70
Permanent jobs citing Lync 95 96 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.73% 1.76% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.49% 8.70% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 83 86 13
Average salary £43,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.81% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £41,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £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
1001 1103 1151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.25% 20.26% 21.75%
Number of salaries quoted 791 896 871
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -32 34 £40,000 -28.88% 7
Slough +19 23 £46,500 +27.39% 1
Newbury +9 18 £38,500 -27.35%
Maidenhead - 3 £46,500 - 1
Bracknell -11 1 £50,000 - 2
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 108 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 92 (61.33%) Windows
3 81 (54.00%) Active Directory
4 69 (46.00%) MS Exchange
5 61 (40.67%) Cisco
6 47 (31.33%) MS Excel
7 42 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (27.33%) VMware
9 39 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (26.00%) WAN
9 39 (26.00%) ITIL
10 37 (24.67%) LAN
10 37 (24.67%) SharePoint
11 35 (23.33%) Firewall
11 35 (23.33%) Office 365
12 33 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 33 (22.00%) MCSE
13 31 (20.67%) Cisco Certification
14 29 (19.33%) Exchange Server 2010
15 28 (18.67%) SAN
15 28 (18.67%) SQL Server
16 27 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 26 (17.33%) VoIP
18 25 (16.67%) DNS
19 24 (16.00%) HP
19 24 (16.00%) SCCM
20 22 (14.67%) MCITP
20 22 (14.67%) Migration
20 22 (14.67%) TCP/IP
20 22 (14.67%) DHCP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 69 (46.00%) MS Exchange
2 37 (24.67%) SharePoint
3 33 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (19.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (7.33%) Office Communications Server
7 6 (4.00%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.67%) IBM Notes
9 4 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.33%) CMS
11 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 47 (31.33%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.00%) MS Office
3 7 (4.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 35 (23.33%) Office 365
2 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.33%) SaaS
3 2 (1.33%) PaaS
3 2 (1.33%) IaaS
3 2 (1.33%) Yammer
3 2 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (26.00%) WAN
2 37 (24.67%) LAN
3 35 (23.33%) Firewall
4 28 (18.67%) SAN
5 26 (17.33%) VoIP
6 25 (16.67%) DNS
7 22 (14.67%) TCP/IP
7 22 (14.67%) DHCP
8 20 (13.33%) Unified Communications
9 16 (10.67%) VPN
10 11 (7.33%) MPLS
11 10 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (6.00%) NAS
12 9 (6.00%) iSCSI
13 8 (5.33%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (4.67%) OSPF
14 7 (4.67%) BGP
14 7 (4.67%) Wireless
14 7 (4.67%) IPv4
14 7 (4.67%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 22 (14.67%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.33%) Finance
3 7 (4.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.00%) Law
5 2 (1.33%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) Marketing
6 1 (0.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (14.67%) Consultant
2 21 (14.00%) Support Engineer
3 14 (9.33%) Network Engineer
4 13 (8.67%) Analyst
4 13 (8.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (8.00%) Technical Support
6 10 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 9 (6.00%) Support Analyst
7 9 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.33%) Architect
9 7 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 7 (4.67%) Voice Engineer
10 6 (4.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
10 6 (4.00%) Team Leader
10 6 (4.00%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.33%) Design Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) Exchange Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) IT Support
12 4 (2.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.33%) .NET
2 4 (2.67%) Application Packaging
3 3 (2.00%) XMPP
4 2 (1.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (6.67%) EqualLogic
3 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.67%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.00%) iPad
4 3 (2.00%) FMCG
4 3 (2.00%) iPhone
5 2 (1.33%) PMI
6 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.67%) DTV
6 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.67%) Clustering
6 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 92 (61.33%) Windows
2 39 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (11.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.67%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.67%) Linux
6 4 (2.67%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (2.00%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.00%) ITIL
2 22 (14.67%) Migration
3 11 (7.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (6.67%) Change Management
4 10 (6.67%) OpenUP
5 8 (5.33%) Service Delivery
5 8 (5.33%) Project Management
5 8 (5.33%) Mentoring
6 7 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (3.33%) Data Management
8 5 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (3.33%) Line Management
9 4 (2.67%) Network Design
10 3 (2.00%) Validation
10 3 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.00%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.00%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (2.00%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.67%) SQL
2 15 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.67%) C#
3 4 (2.67%) C++
3 4 (2.67%) Java
4 2 (1.33%) VBScript
5 1 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (22.00%) MCSE
3 31 (20.67%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (14.67%) MCITP
5 20 (13.33%) CCNA
6 14 (9.33%) CCNP
7 12 (8.00%) Degree
8 11 (7.33%) MCSA
9 10 (6.67%) MCTS
9 10 (6.67%) SC Cleared
9 10 (6.67%) Security Cleared
10 7 (4.67%) VCP4
10 7 (4.67%) CCVP
11 6 (4.00%) CCDA
12 5 (3.33%) MCP
12 5 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (2.67%) CNE
13 4 (2.67%) Novell Certification
14 3 (2.00%) CCDP
14 3 (2.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.33%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 81 (54.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (14.00%) Hyper-V
4 13 (8.67%) vSphere
4 13 (8.67%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.67%) VMware ESX
6 6 (4.00%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.33%) XenApp
7 5 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (2.67%) Samba
9 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.67%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 24 (16.00%) SCCM
2 16 (10.67%) WSUS
3 9 (6.00%) SCOM
4 7 (4.67%) Backup Exec
5 6 (4.00%) ARCserve
5 6 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.00%) DameWare
7 1 (0.67%) Nagios
7 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 108 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 61 (40.67%) Cisco
3 41 (27.33%) VMware
4 24 (16.00%) HP
5 20 (13.33%) Citrix
6 14 (9.33%) CheckPoint
7 13 (8.67%) Dell
8 10 (6.67%) Lotus
9 9 (6.00%) EMC
10 8 (5.33%) Symantec
10 8 (5.33%) Juniper
11 7 (4.67%) Mitel
11 7 (4.67%) ProCurve
11 7 (4.67%) Veeam
11 7 (4.67%) F5
12 6 (4.00%) 3PAR
12 6 (4.00%) Polycom
12 6 (4.00%) Avaya
12 6 (4.00%) McAfee
12 6 (4.00%) Sophos
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 7% Pension / 12% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
SCC
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 27 days ago