The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 203 225 261
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +36
Permanent jobs citing Lync 262 199 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.26% 1.00% 0.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.83% 4.84% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 233 173 150
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £59,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Lync
England

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

Application Platforms Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4493 4114 4680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.66% 20.67% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3830 3364 4090
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Lync
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Lync Salary Trend in the South East

Lync
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in the South East

Lync
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Berkshire -20 73 £43,000 -16.50% 13
Hampshire +38 68 £55,000 +29.41% 11
Surrey -7 41 £35,000 +27.27% 8
Buckinghamshire +10 29 £42,500 -12.82% 6
West Sussex +2 13 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Oxfordshire -4 11 £30,000 -40.00%
East Sussex - 9 £42,500 - 1
Middlesex +10 8 £24,500 -48.42%
Home Counties - 2 - -
Kent -6 1 £57,500 +51.31% 1
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 344 (73.66%) Microsoft
2 303 (64.88%) Windows
3 221 (47.32%) Active Directory
4 218 (46.68%) MS Exchange
5 183 (39.19%) Cisco
6 155 (33.19%) SharePoint
7 150 (32.12%) MS Excel
8 138 (29.55%) Office 365
9 134 (28.69%) ITIL
10 133 (28.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 125 (26.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 111 (23.77%) Exchange Server 2010
13 109 (23.34%) VMware
14 107 (22.91%) Windows Server 2012
15 103 (22.06%) Firewall
16 102 (21.84%) Cisco Certification
17 93 (19.91%) MCSE
18 90 (19.27%) CCNA
18 90 (19.27%) Exchange Server 2013
19 82 (17.56%) DNS
19 82 (17.56%) WAN
20 81 (17.34%) MS Office
21 79 (16.92%) LAN
22 78 (16.70%) TCP/IP
23 72 (15.42%) VMware Infrastructure
24 71 (15.20%) VoIP
25 68 (14.56%) Citrix
26 64 (13.70%) Video Conferencing
27 63 (13.49%) SQL Server
28 62 (13.28%) MCITP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 218 (46.68%) MS Exchange
2 155 (33.19%) SharePoint
3 111 (23.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 90 (19.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 58 (12.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 43 (9.21%) IIS
7 38 (8.14%) Office Communications Server
8 33 (7.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 30 (6.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 16 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2003
11 15 (3.21%) Moodle
11 15 (3.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (3.21%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
12 6 (1.28%) Apache
13 4 (0.86%) CMS
13 4 (0.86%) GroupWise
13 4 (0.86%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.43%) Live Communications Server
15 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 150 (32.12%) MS Excel
2 81 (17.34%) MS Office
3 13 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.50%) Adobe Captivate
5 6 (1.28%) MS Project
5 6 (1.28%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 138 (29.55%) Office 365
2 48 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.00%) IaaS
4 4 (0.86%) Yammer
4 4 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.43%) SaaS
5 2 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (22.06%) Firewall
2 82 (17.56%) DNS
2 82 (17.56%) WAN
3 79 (16.92%) LAN
4 78 (16.70%) TCP/IP
5 71 (15.20%) VoIP
6 59 (12.63%) Unified Communications
7 54 (11.56%) SAN
8 40 (8.57%) DHCP
9 38 (8.14%) OSPF
9 38 (8.14%) BGP
10 27 (5.78%) VPN
11 26 (5.57%) Ethernet
12 23 (4.93%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (4.71%) MPLS
14 21 (4.50%) ADSL
14 21 (4.50%) Wireless
14 21 (4.50%) FWSM
15 19 (4.07%) SNMP
16 18 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.43%) EDMS
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 32 (6.85%) Telecoms
2 26 (5.57%) Finance
3 10 (2.14%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.93%) Retail
5 4 (0.86%) Advertising
5 4 (0.86%) Law
6 3 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.64%) Games
7 2 (0.43%) Billing
7 2 (0.43%) Electronics
7 2 (0.43%) Marketing
8 1 (0.21%) Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (14.99%) Support Engineer
2 64 (13.70%) Consultant
3 46 (9.85%) Analyst
4 34 (7.28%) 3rd Line Support
5 31 (6.64%) Architect
6 30 (6.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (5.35%) Project Manager
7 25 (5.35%) Support Analyst
8 22 (4.71%) Technical Support
9 20 (4.28%) Network Engineer
10 19 (4.07%) Administrator
11 18 (3.85%) Technical Architect
11 18 (3.85%) IT Support
12 16 (3.43%) Team Leader
13 15 (3.21%) 2nd Line Support
14 13 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
15 12 (2.57%) Microsoft Consultant
15 12 (2.57%) Exchange Engineer
16 11 (2.36%) Network Support
17 10 (2.14%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.64%) .NET
2 5 (1.07%) Application Packaging
2 5 (1.07%) Web Services
2 5 (1.07%) ASP.NET
3 4 (0.86%) HTML
4 3 (0.64%) COM
5 2 (0.43%) XML
5 2 (0.43%) CGI
5 2 (0.43%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.43%) XMPP
6 1 (0.21%) CSS
6 1 (0.21%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 64 (13.70%) Video Conferencing
2 28 (6.00%) Blackberry
3 20 (4.28%) Clustering
4 13 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.78%) CMDB
4 13 (2.78%) VLE
5 9 (1.93%) FMCG
6 7 (1.50%) E-Learning
7 6 (1.28%) PMI
7 6 (1.28%) EqualLogic
8 4 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.86%) Thin Client
8 4 (0.86%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.43%) GIS
9 2 (0.43%) DTV
10 1 (0.21%) iPhone
10 1 (0.21%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.21%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.21%) PKI
10 1 (0.21%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 303 (64.88%) Windows
2 133 (28.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 107 (22.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (8.78%) Windows 7
5 28 (6.00%) Linux
6 24 (5.14%) Windows 8
7 21 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.71%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.86%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.86%) CentOS
11 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.43%) UNIX
11 2 (0.43%) AIX
11 2 (0.43%) HPUX
11 2 (0.43%) Solaris
12 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (28.69%) ITIL
2 43 (9.21%) Mentoring
3 42 (8.99%) Migration
4 34 (7.28%) CRM
4 34 (7.28%) Change Management
5 29 (6.21%) Project Management
6 26 (5.57%) Kalman Filter
7 23 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (4.28%) Service Delivery
9 17 (3.64%) Configuration Management
10 16 (3.43%) Incident Management
10 16 (3.43%) Network Monitoring
11 14 (3.00%) PRINCE2
12 12 (2.57%) Network Management
13 11 (2.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (2.14%) TOGAF
14 10 (2.14%) Data Management
14 10 (2.14%) Load Balancing
14 10 (2.14%) Network Load Balancing
14 10 (2.14%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 53 (11.35%) PowerShell
2 47 (10.06%) SQL
3 6 (1.28%) C++
4 5 (1.07%) C
4 5 (1.07%) Java
5 4 (0.86%) C#
6 2 (0.43%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.43%) PHP
6 2 (0.43%) VB
7 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 125 (26.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 102 (21.84%) Cisco Certification
3 93 (19.91%) MCSE
4 90 (19.27%) CCNA
5 62 (13.28%) MCITP
6 54 (11.56%) MCTS
7 53 (11.35%) Security Cleared
8 42 (8.99%) SC Cleared
9 41 (8.78%) MCSA
10 33 (7.07%) Degree
11 31 (6.64%) CCNP
12 21 (4.50%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (3.85%) CCVP
14 13 (2.78%) MCP
15 11 (2.36%) MOS
16 8 (1.71%) DV Cleared
17 7 (1.50%) CCDA
18 6 (1.28%) PMI Certification
18 6 (1.28%) CCIE
19 5 (1.07%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (12.21%) SLA
2 17 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.43%) QA
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 221 (47.32%) Active Directory
2 72 (15.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (10.49%) Hyper-V
4 27 (5.78%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (4.93%) vSphere
6 17 (3.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 15 (3.21%) Forefront TMG
8 11 (2.36%) VMware ESX
9 9 (1.93%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.93%) XenApp
10 8 (1.71%) Firmware
11 7 (1.50%) ISA Server
11 7 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (1.07%) UAG
13 2 (0.43%) vCloud
13 2 (0.43%) RHEV
14 1 (0.21%) XenServer
14 1 (0.21%) Samba
Systems Management
1 59 (12.63%) SCOM
2 50 (10.71%) SCCM
3 23 (4.93%) Windows Intune
4 18 (3.85%) WSUS
5 15 (3.21%) Backup Exec
6 14 (3.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 10 (2.14%) ARCserve
7 10 (2.14%) Zenoss
8 6 (1.28%) SCDPM
8 6 (1.28%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.86%) SCSM
10 2 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.43%) WMI
11 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.21%) MOM
Vendors
1 344 (73.66%) Microsoft
2 183 (39.19%) Cisco
3 109 (23.34%) VMware
4 68 (14.56%) Citrix
5 53 (11.35%) HP
6 45 (9.64%) Juniper
7 44 (9.42%) Avaya
8 41 (8.78%) CheckPoint
9 35 (7.49%) F5
10 30 (6.42%) Remedy
11 25 (5.35%) LANDesk
11 25 (5.35%) Polycom
12 17 (3.64%) Dell
13 16 (3.43%) Sophos
14 13 (2.78%) Mitel
15 12 (2.57%) Symantec
16 11 (2.36%) SolarWinds
17 10 (2.14%) Lotus
17 10 (2.14%) Tandberg
18 9 (1.93%) 3PAR
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Littlehampton
The Body Shop International
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Logix Resourcing (Permanent)
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 7% Pension / 12% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Thames Ditton
People Source
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: Car, 20% Bonus, Pension etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + car + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: £70k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension, Life
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £75k & Bonus, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow + Medical + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £6,300 Car + 15% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, private health, bonus
Posted: 9 days ago