The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 228 247 368
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +121
Permanent jobs citing Lync 245 210 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.10% 0.95% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.26% 4.47% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 208 174 76
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +44.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Application Platforms Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4654 4700 4666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.82% 21.20% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3794 4039 4066
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,600 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Lync
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -4 70 £43,000 -25.21% 15
Surrey -7 69 £42,500 -20.93% 5
Buckinghamshire +40 53 £47,000 -4.08% 4
Hampshire -3 34 £45,000 -18.18% 5
West Sussex +5 11 £42,000 +5.00% 3
Kent -5 7 £34,500 -31.00%
Oxfordshire -2 6 £47,000 -21.66% 2
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 395 (77.15%) Microsoft
2 295 (57.62%) Windows
3 280 (54.69%) MS Exchange
4 266 (51.95%) Active Directory
5 191 (37.30%) Cisco
6 181 (35.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 171 (33.40%) MS Excel
7 171 (33.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 156 (30.47%) SharePoint
9 141 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 126 (24.61%) MCSE
10 126 (24.61%) VMware
11 122 (23.83%) Exchange Server 2013
12 114 (22.27%) Firewall
13 113 (22.07%) Windows Server 2012
14 104 (20.31%) Office 365
15 100 (19.53%) Hyper-V
16 92 (17.97%) Exchange Server 2007
17 87 (16.99%) VoIP
18 82 (16.02%) MCITP
19 81 (15.82%) Citrix
20 76 (14.84%) SQL Server
21 72 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
22 71 (13.87%) Cisco Certification
23 67 (13.09%) HP
24 66 (12.89%) Cisco ASA
25 65 (12.70%) ITIL
26 64 (12.50%) SQL
27 63 (12.30%) MS Office
27 63 (12.30%) Windows 7

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 280 (54.69%) MS Exchange
2 181 (35.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 156 (30.47%) SharePoint
4 122 (23.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 92 (17.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 46 (8.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 33 (6.45%) Office Communications Server
8 20 (3.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 20 (3.91%) SharePoint 2010
8 20 (3.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (1.76%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (1.56%) SAS
11 7 (1.37%) IIS
12 5 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.98%) Moodle
13 4 (0.78%) Live Communications Server
13 4 (0.78%) Apache
14 3 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2000
15 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 171 (33.40%) MS Excel
2 63 (12.30%) MS Office
3 7 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.17%) MS Project
5 4 (0.78%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.59%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Sage 200
2 3 (0.59%) Summit
2 3 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 104 (20.31%) Office 365
2 11 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (22.27%) Firewall
2 87 (16.99%) VoIP
3 66 (12.89%) Cisco ASA
4 63 (12.30%) Unified Communications
5 59 (11.52%) SAN
6 58 (11.33%) DNS
7 47 (9.18%) VPN
8 40 (7.81%) LAN
9 39 (7.62%) DHCP
10 36 (7.03%) WAN
11 33 (6.45%) ISDN
12 30 (5.86%) PBX
12 30 (5.86%) SSL
13 28 (5.47%) Softswitch
14 26 (5.08%) NetScreen
15 20 (3.91%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (3.91%) IP Telephony
16 19 (3.71%) Wireless
17 16 (3.13%) H.323
18 15 (2.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (14.84%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.98%) DTS
6 3 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 58 (11.33%) Telecoms
2 34 (6.64%) Finance
3 13 (2.54%) Legal
4 11 (2.15%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.17%) Marketing
6 4 (0.78%) Billing
6 4 (0.78%) Games
7 2 (0.39%) German Language
7 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.39%) Advertising
7 2 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 95 (18.55%) Consultant
2 71 (13.87%) Support Engineer
3 52 (10.16%) Network Engineer
4 42 (8.20%) Architect
4 42 (8.20%) Analyst
5 38 (7.42%) Microsoft Consultant
6 29 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
7 27 (5.27%) Voice Engineer
8 25 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
9 24 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 23 (4.49%) Administrator
10 23 (4.49%) Technical Support
10 23 (4.49%) IT Support
11 22 (4.30%) Service Manager
12 21 (4.10%) Voice Network Engineer
13 20 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
14 17 (3.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 16 (3.13%) Messaging Engineer
15 16 (3.13%) Technical Support Engineer
15 16 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.76%) Web Services
2 6 (1.17%) XML
3 5 (0.98%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 3 (0.59%) SAML
4 3 (0.59%) .NET
5 2 (0.39%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.39%) HTML
5 2 (0.39%) CSS
6 1 (0.20%) OLE
6 1 (0.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.20%) Blackberry
2 26 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
3 19 (3.71%) Clustering
4 18 (3.52%) Replication
5 8 (1.56%) EqualLogic
6 7 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (1.17%) Firmware
8 4 (0.78%) Kindle
8 4 (0.78%) Fat Client
8 4 (0.78%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.59%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.59%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.59%) FMCG
10 2 (0.39%) PKI
11 1 (0.20%) CESG
11 1 (0.20%) Biometrics
11 1 (0.20%) PMI
11 1 (0.20%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.20%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 295 (57.62%) Windows
2 141 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 113 (22.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 63 (12.30%) Windows 7
5 50 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (6.84%) Windows 8
7 28 (5.47%) Linux
8 21 (4.10%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.37%) Windows Vista
9 7 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.78%) UNIX
11 3 (0.59%) VMS
12 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.39%) HPUX
13 1 (0.20%) Solaris
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (12.70%) ITIL
2 56 (10.94%) Migration
3 25 (4.88%) Service Delivery
3 25 (4.88%) Project Management
4 22 (4.30%) PRINCE2
5 19 (3.71%) Load Balancing
6 16 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (2.93%) Incident Management
8 13 (2.54%) Business Continuity
9 11 (2.15%) Service Management
9 11 (2.15%) CRM
10 10 (1.95%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (1.95%) Change Management
10 10 (1.95%) Security Management
11 9 (1.76%) Release Management
11 9 (1.76%) Network Management
12 8 (1.56%) ITIL V3
12 8 (1.56%) Identity Management
13 7 (1.37%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (1.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 64 (12.50%) SQL
2 31 (6.05%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.37%) C
4 5 (0.98%) Java
5 4 (0.78%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.78%) PHP
6 2 (0.39%) VBScript
6 2 (0.39%) VB
7 1 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 171 (33.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 126 (24.61%) MCSE
3 82 (16.02%) MCITP
4 71 (13.87%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (11.33%) Security Cleared
6 54 (10.55%) CCNP
7 48 (9.38%) SC Cleared
8 42 (8.20%) Degree
8 42 (8.20%) CCNA
9 34 (6.64%) MCSA
10 30 (5.86%) MCTS
11 24 (4.69%) CCIE
12 17 (3.32%) CCVP
12 17 (3.32%) MCP
13 13 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (2.34%) CCSP
15 11 (2.15%) CISM
15 11 (2.15%) CISSP
15 11 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (10.16%) SLA
2 9 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.39%) QA
4 2 (0.39%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 266 (51.95%) Active Directory
2 100 (19.53%) Hyper-V
3 72 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (9.18%) vSphere
5 38 (7.42%) UAG
6 29 (5.66%) XenApp
7 23 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (3.91%) Forefront TMG
9 18 (3.52%) XenDesktop
10 14 (2.73%) VMware ESX
11 12 (2.34%) Snort
12 11 (2.15%) Terminal Server
13 7 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (1.17%) XenServer
14 6 (1.17%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.78%) vCloud
15 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.78%) Terminal Services
16 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
16 1 (0.20%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 61 (11.91%) SCCM
2 33 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 28 (5.47%) SCOM
4 24 (4.69%) WSUS
5 13 (2.54%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (1.37%) SCOrch
7 6 (1.17%) SCVMM
8 5 (0.98%) SCDPM
9 4 (0.78%) XenMobile
9 4 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.59%) DameWare
10 3 (0.59%) Zenoss
10 3 (0.59%) SCSM
11 2 (0.39%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.20%) MOM
12 1 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.20%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 395 (77.15%) Microsoft
2 191 (37.30%) Cisco
3 126 (24.61%) VMware
4 81 (15.82%) Citrix
5 67 (13.09%) HP
6 54 (10.55%) Juniper
7 27 (5.27%) Mitel
8 26 (5.08%) Dell
8 26 (5.08%) CheckPoint
9 25 (4.88%) Symantec
9 25 (4.88%) NetApp
10 22 (4.30%) CommVault
11 21 (4.10%) Siemens
12 16 (3.13%) Ericsson
13 13 (2.54%) Sonus
14 12 (2.34%) Veeam
14 12 (2.34%) Sourcefire
15 11 (2.15%) Apple
16 10 (1.95%) F5
16 10 (1.95%) Sophos
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Salary: £65,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
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Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
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Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Generous Shift allowance
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Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits.
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefits
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Weybridge
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
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Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car
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Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Oxfordshire
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
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Southampton
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
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Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
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