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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 63 60 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Lync 3 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.56% 0.97% 1.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.00% 4.03% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 7
Average salary £23,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-60.83% +4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -8.60%
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
50 124 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 9.29% 24.12% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 41 108 84
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) ITIL
2 14 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (50.00%) DHCP
3 13 (50.00%) DNS
3 13 (50.00%) MCSE
4 12 (46.15%) Telecoms
5 11 (42.31%) Office 365
6 10 (38.46%) Degree
6 10 (38.46%) VPN
6 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 9 (34.62%) Cisco
8 8 (30.77%) SLA
8 8 (30.77%) WAN
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
9 7 (26.92%) CCNA
10 6 (23.08%) MS Office
10 6 (23.08%) Asset Management
10 6 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (23.08%) DameWare
10 6 (23.08%) Internet
10 6 (23.08%) McAfee
10 6 (23.08%) Blackberry
10 6 (23.08%) Dell

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 14 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) IBM Notes
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (23.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) DHCP
1 13 (50.00%) DNS
2 10 (38.46%) VPN
3 8 (30.77%) WAN
4 6 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (23.08%) Internet
5 5 (19.23%) VoIP
6 4 (15.38%) SNMP
6 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 4 (15.38%) ISDN
6 4 (15.38%) LAN
6 4 (15.38%) Firewall
6 4 (15.38%) SAN
6 4 (15.38%) RTP
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (15.38%) VLAN
6 4 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (15.38%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (3.85%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Support Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Team Leader
2 6 (23.08%) Desktop Support
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Support
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Support
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Blackberry
1 6 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
1 6 (23.08%) iPhone
1 6 (23.08%) iPad
2 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (23.08%) Mac OS X
4 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
4 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 4 (15.38%) Linux
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Asset Management
2 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (23.08%) Line Management
2 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 5 (19.23%) OpenUP
3 5 (19.23%) Change Management
4 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) C#
2 4 (15.38%) C++
2 4 (15.38%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (50.00%) MCSE
3 10 (38.46%) Degree
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (26.92%) CCNA
5 6 (23.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (19.23%) MCTS
7 4 (15.38%) CNE
7 4 (15.38%) Novell Certification
7 4 (15.38%) CCVP
8 3 (11.54%) MCSA
9 1 (3.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) Samba
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (15.38%) vSphere
2 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
3 3 (11.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) DameWare
1 6 (23.08%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (19.23%) WSUS
3 4 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) Cisco
3 6 (23.08%) McAfee
3 6 (23.08%) Dell
3 6 (23.08%) Juniper
3 6 (23.08%) Apple
3 6 (23.08%) ServiceNow
3 6 (23.08%) Dell KACE
3 6 (23.08%) Bomgar
4 4 (15.38%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 4 (15.38%) Lotus
4 4 (15.38%) ProCurve
4 4 (15.38%) Brocade
4 4 (15.38%) 3PAR
4 4 (15.38%) SolarWinds
5 3 (11.54%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya
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