The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 61 68 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Lync 12 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.72% 1.46% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.28% 6.18% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 9
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Lync
Oxfordshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
145 178 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 20.74% 23.61% 19.42%
Number of salaries quoted 131 147 173
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Lync
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Lync Salary Trend in Oxford

Lync
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Oxford

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) SharePoint
2 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (47.06%) Linux
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco
6 6 (35.29%) PMI
6 6 (35.29%) PMI Certification
7 5 (29.41%) Apache
8 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
8 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
8 4 (23.53%) SAN
8 4 (23.53%) Citrix
8 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
8 4 (23.53%) Sophos
8 4 (23.53%) Advertising
8 4 (23.53%) CentOS
8 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
8 4 (23.53%) Office 365
8 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
9 3 (17.65%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
9 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
10 2 (11.76%) ITIL

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 10 (58.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (29.41%) Apache
3 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.76%) SaaS
3 2 (11.76%) PaaS
3 2 (11.76%) IaaS
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) HSRP
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.88%) WPA
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (23.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) IT Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) IT Support
3 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Voice Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) PMI
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
3 4 (23.53%) CentOS
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
1 3 (17.65%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (11.76%) Data Management
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) CCDP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.88%) vSphere
5 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) Sophos
4 2 (11.76%) F5
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.76%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) CommVault
5 1 (5.88%) Google
5 1 (5.88%) Veeam
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