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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 83 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Lync 8 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.74% 1.00% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.08% 6.90% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 8
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -37.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £33,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
Lync
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
196 145 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.18% 14.54% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 153 124 129
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 31 October 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 32 (94.12%) SharePoint
2 31 (91.18%) MS Exchange
3 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
4 23 (67.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (52.94%) MCSE
6 16 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (44.12%) Office 365
8 13 (38.24%) Windows
9 12 (35.29%) VoIP
10 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
10 10 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
11 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
12 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
12 8 (23.53%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (23.53%) MCITP
12 8 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
13 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (20.59%) Office Communications Server
13 7 (20.59%) Blackberry
14 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
15 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (11.76%) Migration
16 4 (11.76%) MS Office
17 3 (8.82%) ITIL
17 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 32 (94.12%) SharePoint
2 31 (91.18%) MS Exchange
3 16 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (23.53%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (20.59%) Office Communications Server
6 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (44.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) VoIP
2 3 (8.82%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) OSPF
3 1 (2.94%) BGP
3 1 (2.94%) MGCP
3 1 (2.94%) H.323
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Exchange Specialist
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Messaging Architect
5 3 (8.82%) SharePoint Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Messaging Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Server Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Developer
7 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Messaging Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
2 4 (11.76%) Migration
3 3 (8.82%) Change Management
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (52.94%) MCSE
3 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
3 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
4 8 (23.53%) MCITP
5 3 (8.82%) MCTS
6 1 (2.94%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (2.94%) CCIE
6 1 (2.94%) CCNP
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
1 2 (5.88%) SCOM
1 2 (5.88%) SCVMM
1 2 (5.88%) SCDPM
1 2 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Citrix
2 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco
3 1 (2.94%) Avaya