The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 55 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 17 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.56% 1.90% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.59% 8.80% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 0
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.12%
Lync
Berkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
135 125 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 20.30% 21.63% 20.66%
Number of salaries quoted 112 117 102
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £34,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +0.73%

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 24 December 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Slough

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 27 (71.05%) Cisco
3 24 (63.16%) DNS
4 20 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (50.00%) Windows
5 19 (50.00%) SLA
5 19 (50.00%) CCNA
5 19 (50.00%) VMware
5 19 (50.00%) Degree
6 15 (39.47%) Linux
6 15 (39.47%) VPN
6 15 (39.47%) SSL
6 15 (39.47%) MPLS
6 15 (39.47%) OSPF
6 15 (39.47%) BGP
6 15 (39.47%) Firewall
6 15 (39.47%) IPsec
6 15 (39.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 15 (39.47%) Video Conferencing
6 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
6 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (39.47%) Zenoss
6 15 (39.47%) vSphere
6 15 (39.47%) Network Management
6 15 (39.47%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (39.47%) Multicast
7 12 (31.58%) ITIL
7 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
8 11 (28.95%) WAN

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
1 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) IBM Notes
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS Office
3 4 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (63.16%) DNS
2 15 (39.47%) SSL
2 15 (39.47%) MPLS
2 15 (39.47%) OSPF
2 15 (39.47%) BGP
2 15 (39.47%) Firewall
2 15 (39.47%) IPsec
2 15 (39.47%) VPN
2 15 (39.47%) Multicast
3 11 (28.95%) WAN
4 9 (23.68%) DHCP
5 7 (18.42%) LAN
6 5 (13.16%) VoIP
7 4 (10.53%) ISDN
7 4 (10.53%) RTP
7 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.26%) PBX
9 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) NOC Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Team Leader
3 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Support
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Support
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Support Manager
7 1 (2.63%) IT Support Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (7.89%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Linux
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Network Management
2 12 (31.58%) ITIL
3 5 (13.16%) Change Management
3 5 (13.16%) OpenUP
4 4 (10.53%) Service Management
5 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) C#
2 4 (10.53%) C++
2 4 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (50.00%) CCNA
2 19 (50.00%) Degree
3 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
4 5 (13.16%) CCVP
4 5 (13.16%) MCTS
4 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (10.53%) CNE
5 4 (10.53%) Novell Certification
5 4 (10.53%) MCSE
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.63%) CCIE
7 1 (2.63%) CCNP
7 1 (2.63%) CCDA
7 1 (2.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (50.00%) SLA
2 15 (39.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (39.47%) vSphere
1 15 (39.47%) VMware ESXi
2 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) Zenoss
2 5 (13.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 27 (71.05%) Cisco
3 19 (50.00%) VMware
4 9 (23.68%) Polycom
5 7 (18.42%) Citrix
6 4 (10.53%) Oracle
6 4 (10.53%) Lotus
6 4 (10.53%) BT
7 2 (5.26%) Avaya
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