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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 46 67 67
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Permanent jobs citing Lync 23 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.67% 1.29% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.10% 5.67% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 2
Average salary £46,500 £36,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.39% -32.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £52,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,250 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
109 141 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 17.38% 22.67% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 88 125 90
Average salary £46,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.13% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Slough

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) ITIL
2 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 19 (52.78%) DNS
4 18 (50.00%) DHCP
5 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
6 14 (38.89%) Cisco
7 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (33.33%) WAN
7 12 (33.33%) Office 365
8 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (27.78%) OpenUP
9 10 (27.78%) Telecoms
9 10 (27.78%) WSUS
9 10 (27.78%) MCSE
9 10 (27.78%) SQL
9 10 (27.78%) Change Management
10 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 9 (25.00%) SLA
11 8 (22.22%) CCNA
11 8 (22.22%) VPN
11 8 (22.22%) LAN
11 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (22.22%) Degree
11 8 (22.22%) VMware
12 7 (19.44%) Citrix
13 6 (16.67%) VoIP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (11.11%) IBM Notes
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (52.78%) DNS
2 18 (50.00%) DHCP
3 12 (33.33%) WAN
4 8 (22.22%) VPN
4 8 (22.22%) LAN
5 6 (16.67%) VoIP
6 5 (13.89%) Firewall
7 4 (11.11%) SAN
7 4 (11.11%) ISDN
7 4 (11.11%) SNMP
7 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 4 (11.11%) VLAN
7 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (11.11%) RTP
7 4 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (8.33%) PBX
8 3 (8.33%) Internet
8 3 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.78%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 4 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 3 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (8.33%) FMCG
2 3 (8.33%) iPhone
2 3 (8.33%) iPad
2 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.89%) Linux
5 4 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) ITIL
2 10 (27.78%) OpenUP
2 10 (27.78%) Change Management
3 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.33%) Line Management
4 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.78%) Time Management
5 1 (2.78%) Network Management
5 1 (2.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.11%) C#
2 4 (11.11%) C++
2 4 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (27.78%) MCSE
3 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (22.22%) CCNA
4 8 (22.22%) Degree
5 6 (16.67%) MCTS
6 5 (13.89%) CCVP
7 4 (11.11%) CNE
7 4 (11.11%) Novell Certification
8 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (8.33%) MCSA
8 3 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (5.56%) MCITP
10 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
10 1 (2.78%) VCP4
10 1 (2.78%) CCDA
10 1 (2.78%) CCIE
10 1 (2.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.89%) vSphere
2 5 (13.89%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 4 (11.11%) Samba
4 3 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) WSUS
2 4 (11.11%) SCCM
3 3 (8.33%) DameWare
3 3 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.78%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (38.89%) Cisco
3 8 (22.22%) VMware
4 7 (19.44%) Citrix
5 4 (11.11%) Brocade
5 4 (11.11%) ProCurve
5 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 4 (11.11%) 3PAR
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle
5 4 (11.11%) HP
5 4 (11.11%) Lotus
6 3 (8.33%) Apple
6 3 (8.33%) McAfee
6 3 (8.33%) Dell
6 3 (8.33%) Bomgar
6 3 (8.33%) ServiceNow
6 3 (8.33%) Dell KACE
6 3 (8.33%) Avaya
6 3 (8.33%) Juniper
7 1 (2.78%) Polycom