The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Lync
Rank 32 45 50
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Permanent jobs citing Lync 7 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 3.13% 4.01% 1.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.67% 21.43% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 6
Average salary £48,000 £42,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.75%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
Lync
Berkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
42 70 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 18.75% 18.72% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 38 61 66
Average salary £50,000 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £31,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,900 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Lync
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Lync Salary Trend in Newbury

Lync
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Lync Salary Histogram in Newbury

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) CCNA
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) WAN
2 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) Wireless
2 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
2 11 (84.62%) Sophos
2 11 (84.62%) Fortinet
2 11 (84.62%) Cacti
2 11 (84.62%) SolarWinds
2 11 (84.62%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (53.85%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (53.85%) ITIL
4 7 (53.85%) MCSD
4 7 (53.85%) MCSE
4 7 (53.85%) MCSA
4 7 (53.85%) SLA
4 7 (53.85%) MOS
4 7 (53.85%) MCTS
4 7 (53.85%) Coaching
4 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
5 4 (30.77%) Wireless Security
6 2 (15.38%) Skype
7 1 (7.69%) Schematic Capture
7 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newbury 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
1 11 (84.62%) LAN
1 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
1 11 (84.62%) WAN
1 11 (84.62%) Wireless
2 4 (30.77%) Wireless Security
3 2 (15.38%) Skype
4 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Network Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) IT Support
2 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Lync Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Electronics Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (7.69%) Verilog
2 1 (7.69%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (53.85%) Coaching
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) CCNA
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (53.85%) MCSA
2 7 (53.85%) MCSD
2 7 (53.85%) MCSE
2 7 (53.85%) MCTS
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (53.85%) MOS
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) Cacti
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) Fortinet
2 11 (84.62%) SolarWinds
2 11 (84.62%) Sophos
3 1 (7.69%) Altera
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) Xilinx