The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 108 105 126
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Permanent jobs citing Lync 11 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.79% 0.83% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.75% 4.00% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 5
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +9.19%
Lync
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
293 325 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 20.93% 20.81% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 246 284 376
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,054 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Lync
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Lync Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Lync
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Lync
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -10 9 £30,000 -40.00%
Thame - 1 £38,500 -
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
3 15 (57.69%) VMware
4 14 (53.85%) SharePoint
4 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (42.31%) Cisco
6 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
7 8 (30.77%) Citrix
7 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 8 (30.77%) Office 365
8 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
8 7 (26.92%) Linux
9 6 (23.08%) PMI
9 6 (23.08%) PMI Certification
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (19.23%) Wireless
10 5 (19.23%) MS Office
10 5 (19.23%) WAN
10 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
10 5 (19.23%) DNS
11 4 (15.38%) HP
11 4 (15.38%) CCNP
11 4 (15.38%) CCNA
11 4 (15.38%) SAN
11 4 (15.38%) NetApp
11 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
11 4 (15.38%) DHCP
11 4 (15.38%) Windows XP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 14 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (15.38%) Apache
4 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
2 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) IaaS
2 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) SaaS
2 2 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) WAN
1 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
1 5 (19.23%) Wireless
2 4 (15.38%) SAN
2 4 (15.38%) DHCP
3 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
3 3 (11.54%) LAN
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (7.69%) HSRP
4 2 (7.69%) Multicast
4 2 (7.69%) VPLS
4 2 (7.69%) MPLS
4 2 (7.69%) OSPF
4 2 (7.69%) BGP
4 2 (7.69%) EIGRP
4 2 (7.69%) VRRP
4 2 (7.69%) RIP
4 2 (7.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (15.38%) Advertising
2 2 (7.69%) Billing
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Support Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) IT Support
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Team Leader
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 3 (11.54%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (15.38%) CentOS
4 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
2 2 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 2 (7.69%) CRM
2 2 (7.69%) ERP
2 2 (7.69%) Project Management
2 2 (7.69%) Migration
2 2 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (3.85%) Network Design
3 1 (3.85%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) PMI Certification
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (15.38%) CCNP
3 4 (15.38%) CCNA
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
1 3 (11.54%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.85%) SCDPM
2 1 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) VMware
3 11 (42.31%) Cisco
4 8 (30.77%) Citrix
5 4 (15.38%) HP
5 4 (15.38%) NetApp
5 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 3 (11.54%) Symantec
6 3 (11.54%) Sophos
6 3 (11.54%) F5
7 2 (7.69%) Sonus
7 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.69%) Avaya
7 2 (7.69%) Juniper
8 1 (3.85%) Google