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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 48 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 0.29% 3.37% 2.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.89% 20.00% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 13
Average salary - £25,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -54.54%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -12.62%
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
53 80 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 15.19% 16.84% 22.38%
Number of salaries quoted 41 56 102
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) EMC
3 5 (41.67%) SAN
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (25.00%) HP Storage
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) MCSE
6 2 (16.67%) MCSA
6 2 (16.67%) WLAN
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) MCP
6 2 (16.67%) VPN
6 2 (16.67%) CCNA
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) NetApp
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (16.67%) H.323

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) SAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) WLAN
4 2 (16.67%) H.323
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) Skype
5 1 (8.33%) NAS
5 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Hardware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) HP Storage
2 2 (16.67%) BYOD
2 2 (16.67%) Streaming Video
2 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (8.33%) VHDL
3 1 (8.33%) Verilog
3 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCP
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) MCSA
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) VCP5
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) WSUS
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) EMC
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) NetApp
5 2 (16.67%) Mitel
5 2 (16.67%) Polycom
5 2 (16.67%) Panasonic
6 1 (8.33%) Altera
6 1 (8.33%) Xilinx