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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 42 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 6 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 1.81% 1.52% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.52% 5.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Average salary £38,750 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +14.45%
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
63 111 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 18.98% 28.10% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 47 82 35
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 23 October 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Newbury

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (86.36%) Windows
3 14 (63.64%) SCCM
4 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 10 (45.45%) ITIL
6 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
7 8 (36.36%) MS Office
7 8 (36.36%) Financial Institution
7 8 (36.36%) Finance
8 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 6 (27.27%) Cisco
8 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
9 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
9 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 4 (18.18%) HP
9 4 (18.18%) Citrix
9 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
9 4 (18.18%) Migration
9 4 (18.18%) VMware
10 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
10 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
10 2 (9.09%) Firewall
10 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 2 (9.09%) ARCserve
10 2 (9.09%) Project Management
10 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
10 2 (9.09%) Avaya
10 2 (9.09%) PMI
10 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
1 2 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) Broadband
1 2 (9.09%) VoIP
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.09%) NAS
1 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
1 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (36.36%) Financial Institution
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Desktop Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) Rollout Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
1 8 (36.36%) Support Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Desktop Support
2 6 (27.27%) Desktop Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) PMI
1 2 (9.09%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
3 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 2 (9.09%) vSphere
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (63.64%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.09%) ARCserve
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 4 (18.18%) HP
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Avaya
4 2 (9.09%) Dell
4 2 (9.09%) Veeam
4 2 (9.09%) Kaseya
4 2 (9.09%) Mitel
4 2 (9.09%) F5