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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 74 66 79
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Lync 6 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.79% 1.26% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.11% 5.33% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 4
Average salary £44,500 £46,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.30% -15.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £26,800 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £47,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
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
146 169 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 19.11% 23.57% 25.77%
Number of salaries quoted 109 151 227
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £26,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,246
% change year-on-year
- +1.92%

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 28 August 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Oxford

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (54.17%) UNIX
4 13 (54.17%) Linux
4 13 (54.17%) Clustering
4 13 (54.17%) Business Continuity
4 13 (54.17%) Load Balancing
4 13 (54.17%) High Availability
4 13 (54.17%) HSRP
5 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (45.83%) Cisco
7 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 7 (29.17%) MCSE
8 7 (29.17%) MS Office
8 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (29.17%) Skype
9 6 (25.00%) Office 365
9 6 (25.00%) MCSA
9 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 5 (20.83%) Unified Communications
11 4 (16.67%) WAN
12 3 (12.50%) Banking
12 3 (12.50%) Network Security
13 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
13 2 (8.33%) VMware
13 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
13 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) VoIP
2 13 (54.17%) HSRP
3 7 (29.17%) Skype
4 5 (20.83%) Unified Communications
5 4 (16.67%) WAN
6 3 (12.50%) Network Security
7 2 (8.33%) DNS
7 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.17%) Wireless
8 1 (4.17%) WPA
8 1 (4.17%) VLAN
8 1 (4.17%) SAN
8 1 (4.17%) OSPF
8 1 (4.17%) BGP
8 1 (4.17%) Firewall
8 1 (4.17%) LAN
8 1 (4.17%) DHCP
8 1 (4.17%) WebEx
8 1 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Redmine
General
1 3 (12.50%) Banking
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%) Office 365 Consultant
4 6 (25.00%) Cisco Specialist
4 6 (25.00%) Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Unified Communications Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Linux
1 13 (54.17%) UNIX
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Load Balancing
1 13 (54.17%) Business Continuity
1 13 (54.17%) High Availability
2 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
2 1 (4.17%) Network Design
2 1 (4.17%) Matrix Management
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
2 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (66.67%) CCNP
2 16 (66.67%) CCDP
3 7 (29.17%) MCSE
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (25.00%) MCSA
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
4 1 (4.17%) Polycom
4 1 (4.17%) Tandberg
4 1 (4.17%) Veeam
4 1 (4.17%) Spiceworks
4 1 (4.17%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (4.17%) QNAP
4 1 (4.17%) CommVault
4 1 (4.17%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) Sophos