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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 83 75 81
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Lync 6 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.56% 0.86% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.21% 5.48% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 5
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £32,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.48%
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
187 146 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.38% 15.61% 22.21%
Number of salaries quoted 150 125 138
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%

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 20 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 20 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 33 (94.29%) SharePoint
1 33 (94.29%) MS Exchange
2 32 (91.43%) Microsoft
3 24 (68.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (54.29%) MCSE
5 17 (48.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (48.57%) Office 365
6 14 (40.00%) Windows
7 12 (34.29%) VoIP
8 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
9 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (25.71%) MCITP
10 9 (25.71%) Blackberry
10 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
11 8 (22.86%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
11 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
11 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
11 8 (22.86%) Office Communications Server
12 7 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (14.29%) MS Office
13 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
13 5 (14.29%) Unified Communications
14 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (11.43%) MCTS
14 4 (11.43%) Migration
14 4 (11.43%) SharePoint Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 33 (94.29%) SharePoint
1 33 (94.29%) MS Exchange
2 17 (48.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (22.86%) Office Communications Server
5 8 (22.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (11.43%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 17 (48.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) VoIP
2 5 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.86%) PBX
3 1 (2.86%) PSTN
3 1 (2.86%) SMTP
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) MPLS
3 1 (2.86%) H.323
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Exchange Specialist
4 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) Messaging Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Messaging Architect
6 3 (8.57%) SharePoint Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Server Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Communications Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Developer
8 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
2 4 (11.43%) Migration
3 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 2 (5.71%) Project Management
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (68.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (54.29%) MCSE
3 9 (25.71%) MCITP
4 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
4 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
5 4 (11.43%) MCTS
6 1 (2.86%) MCSA
6 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) UAG
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
1 2 (5.71%) SCOM
1 2 (5.71%) SCVMM
1 2 (5.71%) SCDPM
1 2 (5.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) VMware
3 2 (5.71%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) NetApp
4 1 (2.86%) Siemens
4 1 (2.86%) McAfee
4 1 (2.86%) Mitel
4 1 (2.86%) Computacenter
4 1 (2.86%) Polycom
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) EMC
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco