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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 80 75 82
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Lync 13 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.15% 0.66% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.94% 3.23% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 3
Average salary £47,000 £51,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.29% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £36,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,250 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
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
219 186 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.40% 20.33% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 171 161 153
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,100 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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

Lync
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 46 (93.88%) MS Exchange
2 45 (91.84%) Microsoft
2 45 (91.84%) SharePoint
3 30 (61.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (53.06%) MCSE
5 23 (46.94%) Office 365
6 22 (44.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (42.86%) Windows
8 19 (38.78%) VoIP
9 16 (32.65%) Blackberry
10 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
10 14 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (28.57%) Mentoring
10 14 (28.57%) Office Communications Server
11 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
11 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
12 9 (18.37%) MCITP
12 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
12 9 (18.37%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
14 6 (12.24%) VMware
14 6 (12.24%) Unified Communications
15 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (10.20%) MS Office
16 4 (8.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 4 (8.16%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 46 (93.88%) MS Exchange
2 45 (91.84%) SharePoint
3 22 (44.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (28.57%) Office Communications Server
4 14 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (18.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (8.16%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (8.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 23 (46.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.78%) VoIP
2 6 (12.24%) Unified Communications
3 2 (4.08%) PBX
3 2 (4.08%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) VPN
4 1 (2.04%) DNS
4 1 (2.04%) SAN
4 1 (2.04%) MPLS
4 1 (2.04%) H.323
4 1 (2.04%) WAN
4 1 (2.04%) SMTP
4 1 (2.04%) DHCP
4 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.04%) LAN
4 1 (2.04%) PSTN
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Consultant
1 10 (20.41%) Exchange Specialist
2 7 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (12.24%) Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Messaging Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Messaging Specialist
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) SharePoint Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Server Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.04%) Network Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Communications Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.04%) CESG
2 1 (2.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 3 (6.12%) Migration
3 2 (4.08%) Business Continuity
3 2 (4.08%) Project Management
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.04%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.04%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (61.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (53.06%) MCSE
3 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
3 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
4 9 (18.37%) MCITP
5 4 (8.16%) MCTS
6 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.04%) MCSA
7 1 (2.04%) ISEB
System Software
1 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) UAG
4 1 (2.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) SCCM
1 2 (4.08%) SCOM
1 2 (4.08%) SCVMM
1 2 (4.08%) SCDPM
1 2 (4.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 45 (91.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) VMware
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco
3 3 (6.12%) Computacenter
4 2 (4.08%) McAfee
4 2 (4.08%) HP
4 2 (4.08%) EMC
4 2 (4.08%) Citrix
4 2 (4.08%) NetApp
5 1 (2.04%) Siemens
5 1 (2.04%) Symantec
5 1 (2.04%) Mitel
5 1 (2.04%) Polycom
5 1 (2.04%) F5