The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 25 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 Slough region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 47 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 13 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.64% 1.68% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.29% 10.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 0
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Application Platforms Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
91 101 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 18.50% 15.42% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 81 93 66
Average salary £44,000 £47,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.38% +16.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Lync
Berkshire

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Lync
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Lync Salary Trend in Slough

Lync
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Slough region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Slough

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (66.67%) Cisco
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
4 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (42.86%) SharePoint
6 8 (38.10%) CCNA
6 8 (38.10%) VMware
7 7 (33.33%) Firewall
7 7 (33.33%) SLA
7 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 6 (28.57%) VPN
9 5 (23.81%) DNS
9 5 (23.81%) SSL
9 5 (23.81%) Linux
9 5 (23.81%) MPLS
9 5 (23.81%) OSPF
9 5 (23.81%) BGP
9 5 (23.81%) IPsec
9 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (23.81%) vSphere
9 5 (23.81%) Network Management
9 5 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (23.81%) Multicast
9 5 (23.81%) Zenoss
9 5 (23.81%) Video Conferencing

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 9 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
3 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) VPN
3 5 (23.81%) DNS
3 5 (23.81%) SSL
3 5 (23.81%) MPLS
3 5 (23.81%) OSPF
3 5 (23.81%) BGP
3 5 (23.81%) IPsec
3 5 (23.81%) Multicast
4 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
4 3 (14.29%) VoIP
5 2 (9.52%) WAN
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
6 1 (4.76%) Broadband
6 1 (4.76%) SAN
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (9.52%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) IT Support
2 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 3 (14.29%) Support Manager
2 3 (14.29%) IT Support Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (23.81%) Network Management
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (38.10%) CCNA
3 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 5 (23.81%) Degree
5 4 (19.05%) CCNP
6 2 (9.52%) MCITP
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (9.52%) MCSA
7 1 (4.76%) CCIE
7 1 (4.76%) CCDA
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) SLA
2 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) vSphere
3 5 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Zenoss
2 3 (14.29%) SCCM
3 2 (9.52%) SCOM
4 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (66.67%) Cisco
3 8 (38.10%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) BT
5 2 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) Polycom
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
CPS Group
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 9 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago