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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 251 264 337
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +73
Permanent jobs citing Lync 202 176 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 0.82% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.47% 4.00% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 174 137 97
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £49,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.48%
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
4515 4400 4523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.67% 20.44% 20.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3660 3742 3869
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 -9 56 £42,500 -22.72% 10
Surrey -11 48 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Hampshire +16 30 £24,500 -44.00% 6
Buckinghamshire -7 23 £47,500 +29.25% 2
Oxfordshire 0 15 £37,500 -31.19% 1
East Sussex - 11 £42,500 - 1
Kent +6 7 £46,500 -2.10% 2
West Sussex -2 5 £42,500 -26.08% 1
Middlesex - 4 £56,250 -
Thames Valley +3 2 £65,000 -56.66%
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 340 (75.72%) Microsoft
2 272 (60.58%) Windows
3 219 (48.78%) Active Directory
4 216 (48.11%) MS Exchange
5 162 (36.08%) Cisco
6 147 (32.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 147 (32.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 134 (29.84%) SharePoint
8 130 (28.95%) MS Excel
9 128 (28.51%) Exchange Server 2013
10 123 (27.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 111 (24.72%) VMware
12 108 (24.05%) Firewall
13 106 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
14 100 (22.27%) Office 365
15 99 (22.05%) MCSE
16 80 (17.82%) ITIL
17 79 (17.59%) MCITP
18 78 (17.37%) Exchange Server 2007
19 77 (17.15%) Cisco Certification
20 75 (16.70%) MS Office
21 70 (15.59%) VMware Infrastructure
22 69 (15.37%) Hyper-V
23 62 (13.81%) DNS
24 58 (12.92%) CCNA
25 57 (12.69%) Unified Communications
26 56 (12.47%) SCCM
26 56 (12.47%) VoIP
27 55 (12.25%) Citrix
28 51 (11.36%) Security Cleared

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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
1 216 (48.11%) MS Exchange
2 147 (32.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 134 (29.84%) SharePoint
4 128 (28.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 78 (17.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 32 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 27 (6.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 22 (4.90%) Office Communications Server
9 14 (3.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (2.00%) Moodle
12 7 (1.56%) Live Communications Server
13 6 (1.34%) IIS
14 4 (0.89%) Apache
15 3 (0.67%) CMS
16 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
16 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
16 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 130 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 75 (16.70%) MS Office
3 15 (3.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.56%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (0.67%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.67%) MS Project
6 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 100 (22.27%) Office 365
2 11 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.78%) IaaS
4 3 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.45%) SaaS
5 2 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (24.05%) Firewall
2 62 (13.81%) DNS
3 57 (12.69%) Unified Communications
4 56 (12.47%) VoIP
5 48 (10.69%) SAN
6 47 (10.47%) Cisco ASA
7 43 (9.58%) VPN
8 37 (8.24%) LAN
9 33 (7.35%) SSL
10 32 (7.13%) WAN
11 30 (6.68%) DHCP
12 23 (5.12%) PBX
13 22 (4.90%) BGP
13 22 (4.90%) OSPF
14 21 (4.68%) TCP/IP
15 20 (4.45%) MPLS
16 19 (4.23%) IP Telephony
17 18 (4.01%) Wireless
17 18 (4.01%) NetScreen
18 16 (3.56%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.45%) EDMS
6 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.22%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (7.13%) Telecoms
2 23 (5.12%) Finance
3 8 (1.78%) Financial Institution
4 6 (1.34%) Legal
5 5 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.67%) Marketing
6 3 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.45%) Back Office
7 2 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 70 (15.59%) Support Engineer
2 55 (12.25%) Consultant
3 47 (10.47%) Analyst
4 33 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 31 (6.90%) Administrator
6 26 (5.79%) Support Analyst
6 26 (5.79%) Network Engineer
7 24 (5.35%) Microsoft Consultant
8 23 (5.12%) Architect
9 20 (4.45%) Voice Engineer
9 20 (4.45%) IT Support
10 19 (4.23%) Technical Support
11 18 (4.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 16 (3.56%) Technical Consultant
13 15 (3.34%) Systems Administrator
13 15 (3.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (3.12%) Infrastructure Manager
14 14 (3.12%) Exchange Engineer
14 14 (3.12%) Messaging Engineer
15 13 (2.90%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.56%) .NET
1 7 (1.56%) Web Services
2 6 (1.34%) XML
2 6 (1.34%) HTML
3 3 (0.67%) CSS
3 3 (0.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.45%) COM
4 2 (0.45%) XMPP
5 1 (0.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (0.22%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.22%) XSLT
5 1 (0.22%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.24%) Blackberry
2 39 (8.69%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (2.45%) Clustering
4 9 (2.00%) Replication
5 8 (1.78%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.56%) Fat Client
6 7 (1.56%) Thin Client
6 7 (1.56%) E-Learning
7 6 (1.34%) FMCG
8 5 (1.11%) CMDB
8 5 (1.11%) VLE
9 4 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (0.67%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.45%) GIS
11 2 (0.45%) PMI
11 2 (0.45%) PKI
12 1 (0.22%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.22%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.22%) iPhone
12 1 (0.22%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 272 (60.58%) Windows
2 123 (27.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 106 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (11.14%) Windows 7
5 40 (8.91%) Linux
6 23 (5.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (2.90%) Windows 8
8 11 (2.45%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.89%) HPUX
9 4 (0.89%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.67%) Solaris
10 3 (0.67%) UNIX
11 2 (0.45%) AIX
11 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (17.82%) ITIL
2 47 (10.47%) Migration
3 28 (6.24%) Mentoring
4 19 (4.23%) Kalman Filter
4 19 (4.23%) Incident Management
5 18 (4.01%) Project Management
6 17 (3.79%) Load Balancing
6 17 (3.79%) PRINCE2
7 16 (3.56%) Network Management
8 14 (3.12%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (3.12%) Service Delivery
8 14 (3.12%) Change Management
8 14 (3.12%) Coaching
9 12 (2.67%) CRM
10 11 (2.45%) ITIL V3
11 10 (2.23%) Service Management
11 10 (2.23%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (1.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (1.34%) Identity Management
13 6 (1.34%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 50 (11.14%) SQL
2 24 (5.35%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.78%) C
4 4 (0.89%) Java
4 4 (0.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.89%) PHP
5 2 (0.45%) C++
5 2 (0.45%) VB
6 1 (0.22%) R
Qualifications
1 147 (32.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 99 (22.05%) MCSE
3 79 (17.59%) MCITP
4 77 (17.15%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (12.92%) CCNA
6 51 (11.36%) Security Cleared
7 49 (10.91%) Degree
8 44 (9.80%) MCTS
9 42 (9.35%) MCSA
10 35 (7.80%) CCNP
11 32 (7.13%) SC Cleared
12 17 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (3.12%) CCIE
14 13 (2.90%) MOS
15 11 (2.45%) CCSP
16 10 (2.23%) CCVP
16 10 (2.23%) CISM
16 10 (2.23%) CISSP
17 7 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 6 (1.34%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (10.69%) SLA
2 19 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.45%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.45%) BS7799
4 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 219 (48.78%) Active Directory
2 70 (15.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (15.37%) Hyper-V
4 33 (7.35%) vSphere
5 28 (6.24%) UAG
6 27 (6.01%) Forefront TMG
7 24 (5.35%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (4.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 11 (2.45%) Snort
10 10 (2.23%) ISA Server
10 10 (2.23%) XenApp
11 7 (1.56%) Firmware
11 7 (1.56%) Terminal Server
12 5 (1.11%) vCloud
12 5 (1.11%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.89%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.45%) RHEV
15 1 (0.22%) XenServer
15 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 56 (12.47%) SCCM
2 24 (5.35%) SCOM
3 15 (3.34%) Zenoss
4 10 (2.23%) WSUS
4 10 (2.23%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (1.78%) Backup Exec
6 7 (1.56%) SCDPM
7 6 (1.34%) SCVMM
7 6 (1.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.67%) DameWare
9 2 (0.45%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.45%) WMI
10 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 340 (75.72%) Microsoft
2 162 (36.08%) Cisco
3 111 (24.72%) VMware
4 55 (12.25%) Citrix
5 44 (9.80%) Juniper
6 42 (9.35%) HP
7 24 (5.35%) Polycom
8 22 (4.90%) Avaya
9 19 (4.23%) Mitel
10 18 (4.01%) CheckPoint
10 18 (4.01%) CommVault
11 15 (3.34%) F5
12 13 (2.90%) NetApp
12 13 (2.90%) Siemens
12 13 (2.90%) Symantec
13 12 (2.67%) BT
14 11 (2.45%) Sourcefire
15 10 (2.23%) SolarWinds
16 9 (2.00%) Sonus
16 9 (2.00%) Veeam
Weybridge, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Capita
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Hunter Macdonald
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum up to £53k base,10% bonus,£5k car allowance,10
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Littlehampton
The Body Shop International
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Abingdon
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago