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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 64 74 85
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Permanent jobs citing Lync 13 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.61% 0.74% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.78% 3.28% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 3
Average salary £64,500 £47,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.23% -32.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £44,400 £62,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
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
148 183 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 18.39% 22.65% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 129 172 203
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 July 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Oxford

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (66.67%) CCNP
2 16 (66.67%) CCDP
3 15 (62.50%) VoIP
4 14 (58.33%) Linux
5 13 (54.17%) UNIX
5 13 (54.17%) Clustering
5 13 (54.17%) Business Continuity
5 13 (54.17%) Load Balancing
5 13 (54.17%) High Availability
5 13 (54.17%) HSRP
6 11 (45.83%) Cisco
6 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
7 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (16.67%) WAN
8 4 (16.67%) Windows
8 4 (16.67%) MS Office
8 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 4 (16.67%) VMware
8 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (16.67%) Office 365
9 3 (12.50%) Network Security
9 3 (12.50%) Skype
9 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (12.50%) DNS
9 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (12.50%) Banking
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (12.50%) MCSE
9 3 (12.50%) Apache

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) VoIP
2 13 (54.17%) HSRP
3 4 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 3 (12.50%) Skype
4 3 (12.50%) Network Security
5 2 (8.33%) WPA
5 2 (8.33%) VLAN
5 2 (8.33%) SAN
5 2 (8.33%) DHCP
6 1 (4.17%) Wireless
6 1 (4.17%) OSPF
6 1 (4.17%) BGP
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall
6 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.17%) WebEx
6 1 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (4.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Bugzilla
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Redmine
General
1 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 12 (50.00%) Network Team Leader
2 8 (33.33%) Network Manager
3 7 (29.17%) Network Specialist
3 7 (29.17%) Voice Specialist
3 7 (29.17%) VoIP Specialist
4 6 (25.00%) Cisco Specialist
5 4 (16.67%) Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) IT Support
6 2 (8.33%) Office 365 Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) PMI
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) UNIX
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) CentOS
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Business Continuity
1 13 (54.17%) Load Balancing
1 13 (54.17%) High Availability
2 2 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Matrix Management
3 1 (4.17%) Network Design
3 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (66.67%) CCNP
2 16 (66.67%) CCDP
3 3 (12.50%) MCSE
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) MCSA
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) vSphere
2 2 (8.33%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) CommVault
3 2 (8.33%) Veeam
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.33%) Sophos
4 1 (4.17%) Spiceworks
4 1 (4.17%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (4.17%) QNAP
4 1 (4.17%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
4 1 (4.17%) Polycom
4 1 (4.17%) Tandberg