The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 72 75 88
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Lync 22 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.08% 1.31% 1.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.44% 7.28% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 14
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +3.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,950
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -
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Buckinghamshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
233 206 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.00% 17.94% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 191 161 176
Average salary £42,500 £42,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% +12.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,700 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Lync Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Lync
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 28 (84.85%) SC Cleared
1 28 (84.85%) Security Cleared
2 27 (81.82%) MS Exchange
3 25 (75.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (66.67%) SharePoint
5 20 (60.61%) ITIL
5 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
5 20 (60.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (57.58%) Windows
6 19 (57.58%) Change Management
7 18 (54.55%) PowerShell
7 18 (54.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 17 (51.52%) Mentoring
9 15 (45.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (42.42%) Office 365
11 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (27.27%) Blackberry
11 9 (27.27%) IIS
12 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (24.24%) Office Communications Server
12 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (24.24%) Unified Communications
13 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
14 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (18.18%) Server Monitoring
14 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
15 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
16 4 (12.12%) Cisco
17 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
17 3 (9.09%) Avaya

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 27 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 25 (75.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (66.67%) SharePoint
4 20 (60.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (54.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (45.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (27.27%) IIS
8 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (24.24%) Office Communications Server
8 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.03%) Network Security
2 1 (3.03%) MPLS
2 1 (3.03%) OSPF
2 1 (3.03%) BGP
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) VoIP
2 1 (3.03%) VPN
2 1 (3.03%) H.323
2 1 (3.03%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) SharePoint Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) Messaging Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Design Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Voice Architect
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Messaging Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.03%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) UNIX
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) ITIL
2 19 (57.58%) Change Management
3 17 (51.52%) Mentoring
4 6 (18.18%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.06%) CRM
6 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.03%) Fault Management
7 1 (3.03%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (84.85%) SC Cleared
1 28 (84.85%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.06%) CCNP
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.03%) HP ASE
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) CCIE
5 1 (3.03%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (3.03%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco
3 3 (9.09%) Avaya
4 2 (6.06%) Mitel
4 2 (6.06%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) Brocade
5 1 (3.03%) VMware