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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 216 223 288
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +65
Permanent jobs citing Lync 268 266 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.25% 1.12% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.03% 5.76% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 189 220 139
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -8.60%
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
4444 4619 4926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.73% 19.52% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3727 3830 4114
Average salary £41,500 £40,125 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.42% +0.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -10 87 £43,000 -18.09% 13
Hampshire +15 64 £60,000 +50.00% 6
Surrey -4 33 £42,500 +10.38% 8
West Sussex +25 32 £42,500 +13.33%
Oxfordshire +24 22 £63,250 +68.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -29 18 £42,500 - 3
Kent +21 6 £61,250 +25.00%
East Sussex - 4 £48,750 -
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 371 (70.53%) Microsoft
2 322 (61.22%) Windows
3 240 (45.63%) MS Exchange
4 232 (44.11%) Active Directory
5 223 (42.40%) Cisco
6 169 (32.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 166 (31.56%) MS Excel
8 159 (30.23%) SharePoint
9 157 (29.85%) ITIL
10 151 (28.71%) Office 365
11 148 (28.14%) WAN
12 145 (27.57%) LAN
13 140 (26.62%) Windows Server 2012
14 139 (26.43%) Firewall
15 133 (25.29%) Microsoft Certification
15 133 (25.29%) Exchange Server 2010
16 120 (22.81%) Cisco Certification
17 118 (22.43%) VMware
18 111 (21.10%) MCSE
19 104 (19.77%) TCP/IP
20 103 (19.58%) VoIP
21 97 (18.44%) SAN
22 94 (17.87%) DNS
23 83 (15.78%) VMware Infrastructure
24 82 (15.59%) SQL Server
25 80 (15.21%) MS Office
25 80 (15.21%) CCNA
25 80 (15.21%) Exchange Server 2013
26 76 (14.45%) SCCM
27 75 (14.26%) Hyper-V

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 240 (45.63%) MS Exchange
2 159 (30.23%) SharePoint
3 133 (25.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 80 (15.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 64 (12.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 62 (11.79%) IIS
7 46 (8.75%) Office Communications Server
8 35 (6.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 33 (6.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 18 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (1.52%) Moodle
14 7 (1.33%) Apache
15 5 (0.95%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
16 3 (0.57%) GroupWise
17 2 (0.38%) CMS
18 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 166 (31.56%) MS Excel
2 80 (15.21%) MS Office
3 9 (1.71%) MS Project
3 9 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.57%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 151 (28.71%) Office 365
2 61 (11.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.71%) IaaS
4 4 (0.76%) SaaS
5 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.38%) Yammer
5 2 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.19%) Symantec.cloud
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (28.14%) WAN
2 145 (27.57%) LAN
3 139 (26.43%) Firewall
4 104 (19.77%) TCP/IP
5 103 (19.58%) VoIP
6 97 (18.44%) SAN
7 94 (17.87%) DNS
8 73 (13.88%) Unified Communications
9 62 (11.79%) DHCP
10 50 (9.51%) VPN
10 50 (9.51%) Cisco ASA
11 46 (8.75%) OSPF
11 46 (8.75%) BGP
12 45 (8.56%) MPLS
13 31 (5.89%) Wi-Fi
14 30 (5.70%) Ethernet
15 19 (3.61%) SNMP
16 18 (3.42%) EIGRP
17 17 (3.23%) PBX
17 17 (3.23%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (15.59%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.28%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.95%) Redis
7 2 (0.38%) MySQL
8 1 (0.19%) DB2
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Bugzilla
1 3 (0.57%) Subversion
1 3 (0.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.38%) Redmine
General
1 49 (9.32%) Telecoms
2 47 (8.94%) Finance
3 32 (6.08%) Retail
4 21 (3.99%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.52%) Back Office
6 5 (0.95%) Publishing
7 4 (0.76%) Marketing
7 4 (0.76%) Electronics
7 4 (0.76%) Advertising
7 4 (0.76%) Law
8 3 (0.57%) Games
9 2 (0.38%) Billing
9 2 (0.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Banking
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 88 (16.73%) Support Engineer
2 70 (13.31%) Consultant
3 66 (12.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 39 (7.41%) Architect
5 35 (6.65%) Analyst
6 34 (6.46%) Network Engineer
7 32 (6.08%) Office 365 Consultant
8 26 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support
8 26 (4.94%) Project Manager
9 25 (4.75%) Team Leader
10 22 (4.18%) Systems Engineer
10 22 (4.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 21 (3.99%) Solutions Architect
11 21 (3.99%) IT Support
12 19 (3.61%) Network Team Leader
13 17 (3.23%) Support Analyst
14 16 (3.04%) Technical Support
15 13 (2.47%) Technical Architect
15 13 (2.47%) Voice Engineer
15 13 (2.47%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.61%) .NET
2 13 (2.47%) Web Services
3 10 (1.90%) CGI
4 4 (0.76%) XMPP
4 4 (0.76%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.19%) COM
6 1 (0.19%) CSS
6 1 (0.19%) Middleware
6 1 (0.19%) RSS
6 1 (0.19%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.27%) Video Conferencing
2 52 (9.89%) Clustering
3 22 (4.18%) Blackberry
4 18 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.28%) EqualLogic
6 10 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.71%) CMDB
8 8 (1.52%) GIS
8 8 (1.52%) VLE
9 7 (1.33%) FMCG
10 6 (1.14%) iPhone
10 6 (1.14%) iPad
11 4 (0.76%) DTV
11 4 (0.76%) PMI
11 4 (0.76%) BYOD
12 3 (0.57%) E-Learning
12 3 (0.57%) Open Source
13 2 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.38%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.38%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 322 (61.22%) Windows
2 169 (32.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 140 (26.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (8.94%) Windows 7
5 40 (7.60%) Linux
6 39 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (5.70%) Windows 8
8 19 (3.61%) Windows XP
9 17 (3.23%) UNIX
10 10 (1.90%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.14%) CentOS
11 6 (1.14%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.95%) HPUX
13 4 (0.76%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.19%) Android
14 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (29.85%) ITIL
2 67 (12.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 52 (9.89%) Mentoring
4 47 (8.94%) Migration
5 38 (7.22%) Business Continuity
5 38 (7.22%) CRM
6 37 (7.03%) Load Balancing
7 36 (6.84%) Network Design
8 35 (6.65%) Project Management
8 35 (6.65%) Change Management
9 30 (5.70%) High Availability
10 28 (5.32%) Risk Management
11 27 (5.13%) Incident Management
12 23 (4.37%) Service Management
12 23 (4.37%) Demand Management
13 20 (3.80%) PRINCE2
14 19 (3.61%) Performance Management
15 18 (3.42%) Root Cause Analysis
15 18 (3.42%) ITSM
15 18 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (11.41%) PowerShell
2 45 (8.56%) SQL
3 4 (0.76%) C#
3 4 (0.76%) C++
3 4 (0.76%) Java
4 3 (0.57%) VBScript
5 1 (0.19%) C
Qualifications
1 133 (25.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 120 (22.81%) Cisco Certification
3 111 (21.10%) MCSE
4 80 (15.21%) CCNA
5 71 (13.50%) MCITP
6 65 (12.36%) CCNP
7 63 (11.98%) Security Cleared
8 61 (11.60%) SC Cleared
9 49 (9.32%) MCTS
10 41 (7.79%) Degree
11 37 (7.03%) MCSA
12 27 (5.13%) CCDP
13 24 (4.56%) MCP
14 19 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (2.47%) CCVP
16 10 (1.90%) DV Cleared
17 7 (1.33%) CCDA
17 7 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 4 (0.76%) CCIE
18 4 (0.76%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (11.03%) SLA
2 12 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.57%) QA
3 3 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.38%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 232 (44.11%) Active Directory
2 83 (15.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (14.26%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.99%) XenApp
5 19 (3.61%) XenDesktop
5 19 (3.61%) vSphere
6 17 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (3.04%) Forefront TMG
8 15 (2.85%) VMware ESX
9 13 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (2.28%) ISA Server
11 8 (1.52%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.76%) Snort
13 4 (0.76%) Samba
13 4 (0.76%) UAG
14 3 (0.57%) Firmware
14 3 (0.57%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 76 (14.45%) SCCM
2 69 (13.12%) SCOM
3 29 (5.51%) WSUS
4 28 (5.32%) Windows Intune
5 16 (3.04%) ARCserve
6 13 (2.47%) Backup Exec
7 12 (2.28%) Cisco CUCM
7 12 (2.28%) SCSM
8 9 (1.71%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (1.33%) SCVMM
10 6 (1.14%) DameWare
10 6 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (1.14%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.95%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.95%) SCDPM
12 4 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 2 (0.38%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
14 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
14 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 371 (70.53%) Microsoft
2 223 (42.40%) Cisco
3 118 (22.43%) VMware
4 63 (11.98%) HP
4 63 (11.98%) Avaya
5 61 (11.60%) Citrix
6 50 (9.51%) F5
7 47 (8.94%) Juniper
8 45 (8.56%) Dell
9 38 (7.22%) CheckPoint
10 31 (5.89%) Remedy
11 26 (4.94%) Sophos
11 26 (4.94%) LANDesk
12 25 (4.75%) Aerohive Networks
13 18 (3.42%) 3PAR
14 16 (3.04%) Polycom
14 16 (3.04%) EMC
15 14 (2.66%) Mitel
15 14 (2.66%) SolarWinds
16 12 (2.28%) Lumension
Weybridge, Surrey
Atech Support
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Stott and May
Salary: £60k-£70k + 20% bonus + car
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Shift Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Salary: £DOE.
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Windsor
Streamline Connections
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £17,000 - £28,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £44000 - £47000 per annum + +Full Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago