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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 42 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Lync 11 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.15% - 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.67% - 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 2
Average salary £24,500 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 - £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
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
66 150 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 18.91% 28.68% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 57 69 75
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,246
% change year-on-year
- +1.92%

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 28 August 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 16 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (50.00%) Windows
4 11 (36.67%) Unified Communications
5 10 (33.33%) Firewall
6 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
6 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
6 8 (26.67%) Network Design
6 8 (26.67%) MCTS
6 8 (26.67%) MCITP
6 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (26.67%) Office 365
6 8 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (26.67%) Network Management
6 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (26.67%) MCSE
6 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 8 (26.67%) VoIP
7 7 (23.33%) WAN
7 7 (23.33%) LAN
8 6 (20.00%) Cisco
9 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
10 3 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (10.00%) VMware
11 2 (6.67%) BT
11 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
11 2 (6.67%) Extranet

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (53.33%) MS Exchange
1 16 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) Unified Communications
2 10 (33.33%) Firewall
3 8 (26.67%) VoIP
4 7 (23.33%) WAN
4 7 (23.33%) LAN
5 2 (6.67%) PSTN
5 2 (6.67%) ADSL
5 2 (6.67%) Extranet
5 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.33%) Wireless
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Voice Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Voice Architect
2 8 (26.67%) Build Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 8 (26.67%) Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Field Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Field Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Hardware Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Hardware Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Field Service Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Statistics
1 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Network Design
1 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
1 8 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (26.67%) Network Management
2 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (6.67%) Logistics
2 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (3.33%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (26.67%) MCTS
1 8 (26.67%) MCITP
1 8 (26.67%) MCSE
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) CCNP
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
1 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) ZyXEL
4 2 (6.67%) Draytek
4 2 (6.67%) BT