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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 122 123 189
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +66
Permanent jobs citing Lync 102 101 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.86% 1.80% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.12% 9.15% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 86 80 21
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 £27,500 £33,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -3.22%
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
1008 1104 1170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.43% 19.73% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 794 888 892
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
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 27 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 27 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 -20 48 £38,000 -30.90% 9
Slough +21 20 £46,500 +40.90% 1
Newbury +26 15 £40,750 -25.90%
Maidenhead -3 3 £46,500 -22.50% 1
Bracknell -11 2 £50,000 - 1
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 111 (72.55%) Microsoft
2 92 (60.13%) Windows
3 71 (46.41%) Active Directory
4 69 (45.10%) MS Exchange
5 60 (39.22%) Cisco
6 44 (28.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (28.76%) MS Excel
7 43 (28.10%) ITIL
7 43 (28.10%) VMware
7 43 (28.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (26.80%) Office 365
9 40 (26.14%) WAN
10 39 (25.49%) LAN
11 36 (23.53%) SharePoint
11 36 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
11 36 (23.53%) Firewall
12 33 (21.57%) SAN
12 33 (21.57%) MCSE
13 31 (20.26%) VoIP
14 29 (18.95%) Telecoms
14 29 (18.95%) Exchange Server 2010
14 29 (18.95%) Exchange Server 2013
15 28 (18.30%) SQL Server
15 28 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
16 27 (17.65%) DNS
17 26 (16.99%) MS Office
17 26 (16.99%) SCCM
17 26 (16.99%) Migration
18 25 (16.34%) CCNA
19 24 (15.69%) Dell

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (45.10%) MS Exchange
2 36 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 29 (18.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (18.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (7.19%) Office Communications Server
6 6 (3.92%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (2.61%) IBM Notes
7 4 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.31%) CMS
10 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 44 (28.76%) MS Excel
2 26 (16.99%) MS Office
3 7 (4.58%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (26.80%) Office 365
2 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.31%) Yammer
4 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (26.14%) WAN
2 39 (25.49%) LAN
3 36 (23.53%) Firewall
4 33 (21.57%) SAN
5 31 (20.26%) VoIP
6 27 (17.65%) DNS
7 23 (15.03%) DHCP
8 21 (13.73%) TCP/IP
9 18 (11.76%) VPN
10 17 (11.11%) Unified Communications
11 9 (5.88%) iSCSI
11 9 (5.88%) MPLS
12 8 (5.23%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (5.23%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (4.58%) NAS
13 7 (4.58%) OSPF
13 7 (4.58%) BGP
13 7 (4.58%) Wireless
13 7 (4.58%) IPv4
13 7 (4.58%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 29 (18.95%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.19%) Finance
3 6 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.96%) Law
5 2 (1.31%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (15.69%) Support Engineer
2 19 (12.42%) Consultant
3 15 (9.80%) Network Engineer
4 14 (9.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (7.84%) Technical Support
5 12 (7.84%) Architect
6 10 (6.54%) Analyst
6 10 (6.54%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.58%) Voice Engineer
8 7 (4.58%) IT Support
9 6 (3.92%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 6 (3.92%) Desktop Support
9 6 (3.92%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.92%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.92%) Design Engineer
9 6 (3.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (3.92%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (3.92%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.88%) CGI
2 4 (2.61%) .NET
3 3 (1.96%) XMPP
3 3 (1.96%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.50%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (6.54%) EqualLogic
2 10 (6.54%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.58%) GIS
4 6 (3.92%) iPad
4 6 (3.92%) iPhone
5 5 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.96%) FMCG
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.65%) DTV
7 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 92 (60.13%) Windows
2 43 (28.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.58%) Linux
7 6 (3.92%) Mac OS X
7 6 (3.92%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.27%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.61%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (28.10%) ITIL
2 26 (16.99%) Migration
3 14 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (5.88%) Change Management
4 9 (5.88%) OpenUP
5 8 (5.23%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (5.23%) Business Development
5 8 (5.23%) Line Management
5 8 (5.23%) Mentoring
6 7 (4.58%) Service Management
6 7 (4.58%) ITSM
7 6 (3.92%) Asset Management
7 6 (3.92%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (3.92%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.27%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (3.27%) Project Management
8 5 (3.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (2.61%) Network Design
9 4 (2.61%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.73%) SQL
2 14 (9.15%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.61%) C#
3 4 (2.61%) C++
3 4 (2.61%) Java
4 2 (1.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (28.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (21.57%) MCSE
4 25 (16.34%) CCNA
5 19 (12.42%) SC Cleared
5 19 (12.42%) Security Cleared
6 18 (11.76%) MCITP
7 17 (11.11%) CCNP
8 15 (9.80%) Degree
9 13 (8.50%) MCSA
10 8 (5.23%) MCTS
10 8 (5.23%) CCVP
11 6 (3.92%) CCDA
11 6 (3.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (3.27%) MCP
12 5 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (2.61%) CNE
13 4 (2.61%) Novell Certification
14 3 (1.96%) CCDP
14 3 (1.96%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.31%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (46.41%) Active Directory
2 28 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (13.73%) Hyper-V
4 13 (8.50%) XenDesktop
5 12 (7.84%) XenApp
6 10 (6.54%) vSphere
7 9 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (4.58%) Terminal Services
9 5 (3.27%) VMware ESX
9 5 (3.27%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (2.61%) Samba
11 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.65%) UAG
Systems Management
1 26 (16.99%) SCCM
2 15 (9.80%) WSUS
3 7 (4.58%) SCOM
3 7 (4.58%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (3.92%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (3.92%) DameWare
5 5 (3.27%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.61%) ARCserve
7 3 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.65%) Nagios
Vendors
1 111 (72.55%) Microsoft
2 60 (39.22%) Cisco
3 43 (28.10%) VMware
4 24 (15.69%) Dell
5 21 (13.73%) HP
5 21 (13.73%) Citrix
6 11 (7.19%) Juniper
7 10 (6.54%) Lotus
7 10 (6.54%) CheckPoint
7 10 (6.54%) EMC
8 9 (5.88%) McAfee
9 8 (5.23%) Symantec
10 7 (4.58%) Mitel
10 7 (4.58%) Computacenter
10 7 (4.58%) ProCurve
11 6 (3.92%) Sophos
11 6 (3.92%) Apple
11 6 (3.92%) Avaya
11 6 (3.92%) 3PAR
11 6 (3.92%) Bomgar
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