The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 125 170 219
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +49
Permanent jobs citing Lync 92 57 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.57% 1.05% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.90% 4.76% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 66 41 11
Average salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.60% +3.33%
Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1034 1197 1007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.60% 22.07% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 820 910 900
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 £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Lync
South East

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +20 53 £57,500 +9.52%
Slough +7 8 £43,250 -13.50%
Bracknell - 8 £50,000 - 2
Windsor +7 4 - - 1
Newbury -6 2 £31,500 -41.39% 1
Maidenhead - 1 £60,000 -
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 141 (81.50%) Microsoft
2 105 (60.69%) Active Directory
3 95 (54.91%) MS Exchange
4 84 (48.55%) Cisco
5 75 (43.35%) Windows
6 67 (38.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 59 (34.10%) MS Excel
8 53 (30.64%) VoIP
9 52 (30.06%) Cisco Certification
9 52 (30.06%) Exchange Server 2010
10 50 (28.90%) Unified Communications
11 47 (27.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 41 (23.70%) MCSE
12 41 (23.70%) Firewall
13 40 (23.12%) SAN
14 38 (21.97%) ITIL
14 38 (21.97%) CCNP
15 37 (21.39%) VMware
16 34 (19.65%) CCNA
17 33 (19.08%) Exchange Server 2007
17 33 (19.08%) Windows Server 2012
18 32 (18.50%) Windows Server 2003
19 29 (16.76%) Exchange Server 2013
20 28 (16.18%) Telecoms
21 26 (15.03%) HP
22 24 (13.87%) MCITP
22 24 (13.87%) Office 365
23 22 (12.72%) DNS
24 21 (12.14%) SharePoint
24 21 (12.14%) Hyper-V

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 95 (54.91%) MS Exchange
2 52 (30.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (19.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (16.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (12.14%) SharePoint
6 20 (11.56%) Office Communications Server
7 11 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (3.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (3.47%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (2.31%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.16%) Apache
11 2 (1.16%) IIS
12 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 59 (34.10%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.83%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) MS Project
3 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.87%) Office 365
2 3 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (30.64%) VoIP
2 50 (28.90%) Unified Communications
3 41 (23.70%) Firewall
4 40 (23.12%) SAN
5 22 (12.72%) DNS
6 20 (11.56%) VPN
6 20 (11.56%) DHCP
6 20 (11.56%) Wireless
7 15 (8.67%) WAN
7 15 (8.67%) LAN
8 14 (8.09%) MPLS
9 13 (7.51%) H.323
9 13 (7.51%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (6.94%) SSL
11 10 (5.78%) PBX
12 8 (4.62%) TCP/IP
12 8 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (4.62%) Asterisk PBX
13 6 (3.47%) LDAP
13 6 (3.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 28 (16.18%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.78%) Finance
3 7 (4.05%) Legal
4 6 (3.47%) German Language
5 5 (2.89%) Marketing
6 4 (2.31%) Games
6 4 (2.31%) Billing
7 2 (1.16%) French Language
7 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (32.37%) Consultant
2 20 (11.56%) Network Engineer
2 20 (11.56%) Microsoft Consultant
3 17 (9.83%) Architect
3 17 (9.83%) Support Engineer
3 17 (9.83%) Technical Consultant
4 14 (8.09%) Senior Consultant
4 14 (8.09%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (6.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (5.78%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 10 (5.78%) Senior Architect
7 9 (5.20%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
7 9 (5.20%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (4.62%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.05%) Technical Support
9 7 (4.05%) Network Support
10 6 (3.47%) Messaging Specialist
10 6 (3.47%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.73%) CGI
1 3 (1.73%) SAML
2 2 (1.16%) .NET
3 1 (0.58%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.83%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (4.62%) Open Source
3 7 (4.05%) Clustering
4 6 (3.47%) EqualLogic
4 6 (3.47%) iPad
4 6 (3.47%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (3.47%) iPhone
4 6 (3.47%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.31%) Kindle
6 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 75 (43.35%) Windows
2 47 (27.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (19.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (18.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (10.98%) Windows 7
6 18 (10.40%) Windows 8
7 11 (6.36%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.05%) Linux
9 6 (3.47%) Windows Phone
9 6 (3.47%) Windows Vista
9 6 (3.47%) Android
10 4 (2.31%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.73%) UNIX
11 3 (1.73%) VMS
12 2 (1.16%) Debian
12 2 (1.16%) HPUX
12 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.97%) ITIL
2 19 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (10.40%) Migration
4 13 (7.51%) Project Management
5 11 (6.36%) Service Delivery
5 11 (6.36%) Business Continuity
6 9 (5.20%) PRINCE2
7 7 (4.05%) Integration Testing
8 6 (3.47%) Load Balancing
9 5 (2.89%) Network Management
10 4 (2.31%) Change Management
10 4 (2.31%) Identity Management
10 4 (2.31%) Security Management
10 4 (2.31%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (1.73%) Data Architecture
11 3 (1.73%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (1.73%) CRM
11 3 (1.73%) BCP
11 3 (1.73%) Workflow
11 3 (1.73%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.09%) SQL
2 13 (7.51%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.16%) Java
3 2 (1.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 67 (38.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (30.06%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (23.70%) MCSE
4 38 (21.97%) CCNP
5 34 (19.65%) CCNA
6 24 (13.87%) MCITP
7 17 (9.83%) SC Cleared
7 17 (9.83%) Security Cleared
8 14 (8.09%) CCIE
9 13 (7.51%) CCVP
10 12 (6.94%) MCTS
11 8 (4.62%) CCDP
11 8 (4.62%) MCSA
11 8 (4.62%) MCP
12 7 (4.05%) Degree
13 5 (2.89%) CCDA
14 4 (2.31%) MCSD
14 4 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (1.73%) MOS
16 2 (1.16%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.20%) SLA
2 6 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.47%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.89%) QA
4 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 105 (60.69%) Active Directory
2 21 (12.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (12.14%) Hyper-V
3 13 (7.51%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (5.78%) vSphere
5 7 (4.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (3.47%) Terminal Server
7 5 (2.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.31%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.31%) UAG
9 2 (1.16%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (1.16%) XenApp
9 2 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (9.83%) SCCM
2 15 (8.67%) SCOM
3 12 (6.94%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (4.62%) WSUS
5 6 (3.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.73%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.73%) SCSM
7 2 (1.16%) XenMobile
7 2 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.16%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.58%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 141 (81.50%) Microsoft
2 84 (48.55%) Cisco
3 37 (21.39%) VMware
4 26 (15.03%) HP
5 18 (10.40%) Citrix
5 18 (10.40%) Juniper
5 18 (10.40%) Aruba
6 12 (6.94%) ProCurve
6 12 (6.94%) F5
6 12 (6.94%) Blue Coat
7 11 (6.36%) Fortinet
8 9 (5.20%) Riverbed
9 8 (4.62%) Dell
10 7 (4.05%) NetApp
10 7 (4.05%) Lotus
10 7 (4.05%) Symantec
11 6 (3.47%) Avaya
11 6 (3.47%) IronPort
12 4 (2.31%) Sage
13 3 (1.73%) Polycom
Windsor, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus,Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Resource Management
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Windsor
Deerfoot IT
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Windsor
Deerfoot IT
Salary: competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 25 days ago