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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 248 263 304
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +41
Permanent jobs citing Lync 214 192 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 0.89% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.62% 4.38% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 193 164 124
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
4631 4384 4924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.19% 20.25% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3885 3601 4333
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 £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -27 51 £47,500 -10.37% 13
Hampshire +18 48 £53,000 +0.95% 4
Surrey 0 47 £35,000 +11.11% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 19 £43,000 +10.96% 3
Oxfordshire -1 10 £30,000 -43.66% 1
West Sussex +4 9 £42,500 +3.03% 2
East Sussex - 9 £42,500 - 2
Kent +1 6 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Middlesex +2 3 £24,500 -48.42%
Thames Valley +2 1 £65,000 -56.66%
Home Counties - 1 - -
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 313 (75.60%) Microsoft
2 258 (62.32%) Windows
3 194 (46.86%) MS Exchange
4 193 (46.62%) Active Directory
5 174 (42.03%) Cisco
6 134 (32.37%) SharePoint
7 130 (31.40%) MS Excel
8 122 (29.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 116 (28.02%) Office 365
10 112 (27.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 112 (27.05%) ITIL
11 109 (26.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 101 (24.40%) VMware
13 100 (24.15%) Firewall
14 97 (23.43%) Cisco Certification
15 94 (22.71%) Windows Server 2012
16 93 (22.46%) Exchange Server 2013
17 88 (21.26%) CCNA
18 86 (20.77%) MCSE
19 82 (19.81%) MS Office
20 70 (16.91%) DNS
21 69 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
22 65 (15.70%) VoIP
23 63 (15.22%) WAN
24 62 (14.98%) LAN
24 62 (14.98%) Video Conferencing
25 60 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2007
25 60 (14.49%) MCITP
26 57 (13.77%) SLA
26 57 (13.77%) Citrix

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 194 (46.86%) MS Exchange
2 134 (32.37%) SharePoint
3 112 (27.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 93 (22.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 60 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 30 (7.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 25 (6.04%) Office Communications Server
8 23 (5.56%) IIS
9 21 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2003
10 19 (4.59%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (3.86%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (3.62%) Moodle
12 15 (3.62%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (1.69%) Live Communications Server
14 5 (1.21%) Lotus Domino
15 4 (0.97%) Apache
15 4 (0.97%) GroupWise
16 3 (0.72%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.72%) CMS
17 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 130 (31.40%) MS Excel
2 82 (19.81%) MS Office
3 16 (3.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.93%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.48%) MS Project
7 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 116 (28.02%) Office 365
2 24 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.90%) IaaS
4 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.48%) SaaS
5 2 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (24.15%) Firewall
2 70 (16.91%) DNS
3 65 (15.70%) VoIP
4 63 (15.22%) WAN
5 62 (14.98%) LAN
6 54 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 53 (12.80%) SAN
8 48 (11.59%) Unified Communications
9 38 (9.18%) OSPF
9 38 (9.18%) BGP
10 30 (7.25%) VPN
11 25 (6.04%) Wireless
12 24 (5.80%) Ethernet
13 23 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (5.31%) DHCP
14 22 (5.31%) MPLS
15 21 (5.07%) ADSL
15 21 (5.07%) FWSM
16 19 (4.59%) Multicast
16 19 (4.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.48%) EDMS
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (7.97%) Telecoms
2 18 (4.35%) Finance
3 8 (1.93%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (0.72%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.48%) Legal
5 2 (0.48%) Advertising
5 2 (0.48%) Games
5 2 (0.48%) Billing
6 1 (0.24%) Retail
6 1 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (14.01%) Support Engineer
2 50 (12.08%) Consultant
3 42 (10.14%) Analyst
4 30 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 27 (6.52%) Architect
6 22 (5.31%) Support Analyst
7 20 (4.83%) Technical Support
7 20 (4.83%) Network Engineer
7 20 (4.83%) Administrator
8 18 (4.35%) IT Support
9 17 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (3.62%) Team Leader
10 15 (3.62%) Exchange Engineer
11 14 (3.38%) Microsoft Consultant
11 14 (3.38%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (3.38%) Technical Architect
11 14 (3.38%) Project Manager
12 12 (2.90%) Messaging Engineer
13 11 (2.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (2.66%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.42%) .NET
2 4 (0.97%) HTML
3 3 (0.72%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.72%) Web Services
4 2 (0.48%) XML
4 2 (0.48%) CGI
4 2 (0.48%) COM
4 2 (0.48%) XMPP
4 2 (0.48%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.24%) CSS
5 1 (0.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 62 (14.98%) Video Conferencing
2 40 (9.66%) Blackberry
3 16 (3.86%) Clustering
4 12 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.66%) VLE
5 11 (2.66%) CMDB
6 8 (1.93%) E-Learning
7 7 (1.69%) FMCG
8 6 (1.45%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.45%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.21%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.21%) EqualLogic
10 4 (0.97%) PMI
11 2 (0.48%) GIS
12 1 (0.24%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.24%) PKI
12 1 (0.24%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.24%) iPhone
12 1 (0.24%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.24%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 258 (62.32%) Windows
2 109 (26.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 94 (22.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (10.63%) Windows 7
5 31 (7.49%) Linux
6 18 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 17 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.69%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.72%) Solaris
9 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.48%) CentOS
10 2 (0.48%) UNIX
10 2 (0.48%) AIX
10 2 (0.48%) HPUX
10 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (27.05%) ITIL
2 38 (9.18%) Migration
3 34 (8.21%) Kalman Filter
4 32 (7.73%) Mentoring
5 24 (5.80%) CRM
6 20 (4.83%) Project Management
7 19 (4.59%) Change Management
8 18 (4.35%) Service Delivery
9 17 (4.11%) Network Management
10 16 (3.86%) Network Monitoring
10 16 (3.86%) Incident Management
11 14 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (2.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (2.66%) Configuration Management
13 10 (2.42%) PRINCE2
13 10 (2.42%) Network Load Balancing
13 10 (2.42%) Data Management
13 10 (2.42%) TOGAF
14 9 (2.17%) Coaching
14 9 (2.17%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.21%) SQL
2 26 (6.28%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.69%) C
4 5 (1.21%) C++
5 4 (0.97%) Java
6 3 (0.72%) C#
7 2 (0.48%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.48%) PHP
7 2 (0.48%) VB
8 1 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 122 (29.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 97 (23.43%) Cisco Certification
3 88 (21.26%) CCNA
4 86 (20.77%) MCSE
5 60 (14.49%) MCITP
6 54 (13.04%) MCTS
7 49 (11.84%) Security Cleared
8 42 (10.14%) MCSA
9 36 (8.70%) Degree
10 30 (7.25%) SC Cleared
11 26 (6.28%) CCNP
12 19 (4.59%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (3.86%) CCVP
14 14 (3.38%) MOS
15 6 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
16 5 (1.21%) CCIE
16 5 (1.21%) CCDA
16 5 (1.21%) CCA
16 5 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
17 4 (0.97%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (13.77%) SLA
2 24 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.48%) QA
3 2 (0.48%) BS7799
3 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 193 (46.62%) Active Directory
2 69 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (11.35%) Hyper-V
4 27 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (6.28%) vSphere
6 22 (5.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 18 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
8 11 (2.66%) ISA Server
9 10 (2.42%) Firmware
9 10 (2.42%) XenApp
10 8 (1.93%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.45%) UAG
11 6 (1.45%) VMware ESX
12 5 (1.21%) vCloud
13 4 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.48%) XenServer
14 2 (0.48%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 44 (10.63%) SCOM
2 35 (8.45%) SCCM
3 15 (3.62%) Zenoss
4 14 (3.38%) Windows Intune
5 13 (3.14%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (2.17%) WSUS
7 8 (1.93%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.21%) ARCserve
8 5 (1.21%) SCDPM
9 4 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (0.97%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.48%) MOM
10 2 (0.48%) WMI
10 2 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.24%) SCSM
11 1 (0.24%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 313 (75.60%) Microsoft
2 174 (42.03%) Cisco
3 101 (24.40%) VMware
4 57 (13.77%) Citrix
5 46 (11.11%) HP
6 43 (10.39%) Juniper
7 39 (9.42%) Avaya
8 37 (8.94%) CheckPoint
9 33 (7.97%) F5
10 28 (6.76%) Polycom
11 23 (5.56%) Remedy
12 18 (4.35%) LANDesk
13 17 (4.11%) Mitel
14 16 (3.86%) Sophos
15 12 (2.90%) BT
16 11 (2.66%) Tandberg
16 11 (2.66%) SolarWinds
17 9 (2.17%) Symantec
17 9 (2.17%) Adobe
18 8 (1.93%) Dell
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + oncall allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: £70k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension, Life
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum + £6,000 car allowance + bonu
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Eden Lea
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Littlehampton, Sussex, United Kingdom
The Body Shop International
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago