The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 68 76 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Lync 7 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.93% 0.42% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.09% 1.67% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Average salary £46,500 £65,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.46% +85.71%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Application Platforms Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
171 239 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 22.71% 24.95% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 161 217 78
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £32,547
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +38.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Lync
Oxfordshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 11 (64.71%) SCCM
4 10 (58.82%) Hyper-V
4 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (52.94%) VMware
5 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 8 (47.06%) DHCP
6 8 (47.06%) Dell
6 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (41.18%) Office 365
7 7 (41.18%) Windows 8
7 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
7 7 (41.18%) Citrix
7 7 (41.18%) HP
7 7 (41.18%) SAN
7 7 (41.18%) Apple
7 7 (41.18%) SAS
7 7 (41.18%) DNS
7 7 (41.18%) SQL
7 7 (41.18%) Fujitsu
7 7 (41.18%) WSUS
7 7 (41.18%) XenApp
7 7 (41.18%) XenDesktop
7 7 (41.18%) iSCSI
8 6 (35.29%) vSphere
8 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (41.18%) SAS
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
4 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) DHCP
2 7 (41.18%) SAN
2 7 (41.18%) DNS
2 7 (41.18%) iSCSI
3 4 (23.53%) Unified Communications
4 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) BGP
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Project Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Field Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Development Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (41.18%) Windows 8
4 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Network Design
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
3 1 (5.88%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) MCSE
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) Hyper-V
3 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (41.18%) XenApp
4 7 (41.18%) XenDesktop
5 6 (35.29%) vSphere
6 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) SCCM
2 7 (41.18%) WSUS
3 5 (29.41%) SCOM
4 3 (17.65%) SCDPM
4 3 (17.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Backup Exec
4 3 (17.65%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Dell
3 7 (41.18%) Citrix
3 7 (41.18%) HP
3 7 (41.18%) Apple
3 7 (41.18%) Fujitsu
4 3 (17.65%) Symantec
5 2 (11.76%) Polycom
6 1 (5.88%) Juniper
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco
6 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.88%) Veeam
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