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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 96 119 113
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Permanent jobs citing Lync 18 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.13% 0.35% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.64% 1.68% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 7
Average salary £64,000 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.17% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
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
319 358 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 19.97% 21.10% 24.85%
Number of salaries quoted 289 329 400
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,783
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +5 13 £65,000 +38.29%
Abingdon - 2 £62,500 -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £50,000 -
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 23 (67.65%) CCNP
1 23 (67.65%) Cisco Certification
1 23 (67.65%) CCDP
2 22 (64.71%) VoIP
3 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
4 20 (58.82%) Business Continuity
5 17 (50.00%) Load Balancing
5 17 (50.00%) High Availability
5 17 (50.00%) HSRP
5 17 (50.00%) Clustering
5 17 (50.00%) UNIX
6 15 (44.12%) Linux
7 13 (38.24%) Cisco
8 11 (32.35%) WAN
9 6 (17.65%) Degree
9 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
9 6 (17.65%) Windows
10 5 (14.71%) MS Office
10 5 (14.71%) LAN
10 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
10 5 (14.71%) OSPF
10 5 (14.71%) BGP
10 5 (14.71%) Matrix Management
10 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (14.71%) Network Architecture
10 5 (14.71%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
11 4 (11.76%) Office 365
11 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (11.76%) VMware

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) VoIP
2 17 (50.00%) HSRP
3 11 (32.35%) WAN
4 5 (14.71%) OSPF
4 5 (14.71%) BGP
4 5 (14.71%) LAN
5 3 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (8.82%) WPA
5 3 (8.82%) VLAN
5 3 (8.82%) Network Security
5 3 (8.82%) DHCP
5 3 (8.82%) DNS
5 3 (8.82%) SAN
6 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications
6 2 (5.88%) Skype
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Bugzilla
1 3 (8.82%) Subversion
1 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Redmine
General
1 3 (8.82%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Multimedia
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Team Leader
1 18 (52.94%) Network Team Leader
2 11 (32.35%) Network Manager
3 8 (23.53%) Network Specialist
3 8 (23.53%) VoIP Specialist
4 7 (20.59%) Voice Specialist
5 6 (17.65%) Cisco Specialist
6 4 (11.76%) Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) IT Support
8 2 (5.88%) Office 365 Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) VoIP Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Clustering
2 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) UNIX
2 15 (44.12%) Linux
3 6 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) CentOS
4 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Business Continuity
2 17 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 17 (50.00%) High Availability
3 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (14.71%) Matrix Management
3 5 (14.71%) Network Architecture
3 5 (14.71%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.82%) Open Source
5 2 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (2.94%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 23 (67.65%) CCNP
1 23 (67.65%) CCDP
1 23 (67.65%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.65%) Degree
3 4 (11.76%) CCNA
4 2 (5.88%) MCSE
4 2 (5.88%) MCSA
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) Terminal Server
3 3 (8.82%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 13 (38.24%) Cisco
3 4 (11.76%) VMware
4 3 (8.82%) Veeam
4 3 (8.82%) CommVault
4 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.82%) Sophos
5 2 (5.88%) Polycom
5 2 (5.88%) Tandberg
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix