The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 113 78 123
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +45
Permanent jobs citing Lync 24 58 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.06% 2.66% 0.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.22% 14.08% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2 37 13
Average salary £34,250 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.88% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,850 £52,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 Buckinghamshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
460 412 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.34% 18.88% 22.87%
Number of salaries quoted 372 334 425
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,246
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Lync
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Lync Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Lync
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Lync
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
High Wycombe -7 9 - -
Milton Keynes -44 7 £26,000 -39.88% 3
Marlow +16 2 - -
Buckingham -1 2 - -
Aylesbury +3 1 £42,500 +41.66%
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 42 (84.00%) MS Exchange
2 40 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (78.00%) Windows
3 39 (78.00%) Microsoft
4 33 (66.00%) Office 365
4 33 (66.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (54.00%) Security Cleared
6 26 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (52.00%) SC Cleared
7 25 (50.00%) ITIL
7 25 (50.00%) SharePoint
8 24 (48.00%) Mentoring
9 21 (42.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 20 (40.00%) Change Management
11 19 (38.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 19 (38.00%) PowerShell
12 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
13 17 (34.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (34.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 16 (32.00%) MCSE
14 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
15 14 (28.00%) Migration
16 13 (26.00%) Office Communications Server
16 13 (26.00%) MCTS
16 13 (26.00%) MCITP
17 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2003
17 12 (24.00%) Forefront TMG
17 12 (24.00%) Blackberry
18 11 (22.00%) VMware

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 42 (84.00%) MS Exchange
2 40 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (66.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 21 (42.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (38.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 17 (34.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (26.00%) Office Communications Server
9 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (16.00%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (66.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (6.00%) VoIP
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) DMZ
3 2 (4.00%) MPLS
3 2 (4.00%) Wireless
3 2 (4.00%) WLAN
4 1 (2.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.00%) ADSL
4 1 (2.00%) PBX
4 1 (2.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Analyst
2 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (10.00%) SharePoint Specialist
3 4 (8.00%) Consultant
4 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Messaging Specialist
5 2 (4.00%) IT Support
5 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (2.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.00%) Administrator
6 1 (2.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.00%) Statistics
2 2 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (78.00%) Windows
2 26 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.00%) UNIX
5 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) ITIL
2 24 (48.00%) Mentoring
3 20 (40.00%) Change Management
4 14 (28.00%) Migration
5 10 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
6 5 (10.00%) Coaching
7 4 (8.00%) Project Management
8 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.00%) Data Protection
9 2 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.00%) Six Sigma
9 2 (4.00%) Security Management
9 2 (4.00%) CRM
9 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.00%) Change Control
10 1 (2.00%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (54.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (52.00%) SC Cleared
3 17 (34.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (32.00%) MCSE
5 13 (26.00%) MCTS
5 13 (26.00%) MCITP
6 9 (18.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.00%) Degree
8 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.00%) CCNP
8 1 (2.00%) CCNA
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.00%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) ISO 9000
1 5 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (24.00%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
1 2 (4.00%) SCOM
1 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 39 (78.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.00%) VMware
3 6 (12.00%) Cisco
4 4 (8.00%) HP
5 3 (6.00%) Mitel
6 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.00%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (4.00%) Symantec
6 2 (4.00%) Sophos
6 2 (4.00%) Avaya
7 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.00%) Juniper
7 1 (2.00%) NetApp
7 1 (2.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.00%) BT
7 1 (2.00%) Brocade