The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 36 65 82
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +17
Permanent jobs citing Lync 19 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.40% 0.73% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.52% 3.51% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 1
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -10.52%
Lync
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Application Platforms Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
115 114 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 26.62% 20.77% 32.65%
Number of salaries quoted 95 75 100
Average salary £50,000 £39,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.38% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Lync
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Bracknell region.

Lync Salary Trend in Bracknell

Lync
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (50.00%) Windows
4 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 8 (40.00%) Network Design
5 8 (40.00%) MCTS
5 8 (40.00%) MCITP
5 8 (40.00%) Problem Management
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (40.00%) MCSE
5 8 (40.00%) VoIP
5 8 (40.00%) Office 365
5 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (40.00%) Network Management
5 8 (40.00%) Unified Communications
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (5.00%) Information Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (5.00%) Validation
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Firewall

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 16 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 16 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) VoIP
1 8 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Voice Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Voice Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Build Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Network Design
1 8 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 8 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (40.00%) Network Management
2 1 (5.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (5.00%) Validation
2 1 (5.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) MCSE
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (40.00%) MCTS
1 8 (40.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco