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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 226 246 358
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +112
Permanent jobs citing Lync 248 199 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.10% 0.90% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.25% 4.30% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 210 162 83
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £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
4727 4628 4678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.88% 21.02% 20.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3828 3969 4066
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 30 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 30 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 -7 74 £43,000 -25.21% 6
Surrey -20 67 £42,500 -17.07% 11
Buckinghamshire +35 52 £47,000 -18.26% 4
Hampshire -5 35 £44,000 -20.00% 4
West Sussex -1 10 £42,000 +5.00% 3
Oxfordshire -5 7 £46,500 -22.50% 3
Kent -8 7 £34,500 -31.00% 1
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 390 (77.08%) Microsoft
2 289 (57.11%) Windows
3 276 (54.55%) MS Exchange
4 265 (52.37%) Active Directory
5 184 (36.36%) Cisco
6 178 (35.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 172 (33.99%) MS Excel
7 172 (33.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 153 (30.24%) SharePoint
9 138 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 126 (24.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 125 (24.70%) MCSE
11 125 (24.70%) VMware
12 113 (22.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 111 (21.94%) Firewall
14 105 (20.75%) Office 365
15 98 (19.37%) Hyper-V
16 92 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
17 85 (16.80%) VoIP
18 84 (16.60%) MCITP
19 77 (15.22%) Citrix
20 74 (14.62%) SQL Server
21 72 (14.23%) VMware Infrastructure
22 70 (13.83%) Cisco Certification
23 68 (13.44%) ITIL
24 66 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
25 63 (12.45%) MS Office
25 63 (12.45%) HP
26 62 (12.25%) SAN
26 62 (12.25%) SQL

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 276 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 178 (35.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 153 (30.24%) SharePoint
4 126 (24.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 92 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 45 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 31 (6.13%) Office Communications Server
8 24 (4.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 20 (3.95%) SharePoint 2013
9 20 (3.95%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (1.58%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (1.38%) IIS
11 7 (1.38%) SAS
12 6 (1.19%) Moodle
13 5 (0.99%) Live Communications Server
14 4 (0.79%) Apache
15 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
16 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
Applications
1 172 (33.99%) MS Excel
2 63 (12.45%) MS Office
3 7 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.19%) MS Project
5 4 (0.79%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.59%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Sage 200
2 3 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) Summit
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 105 (20.75%) Office 365
2 11 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (21.94%) Firewall
2 85 (16.80%) VoIP
3 66 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
4 62 (12.25%) SAN
4 62 (12.25%) Unified Communications
5 58 (11.46%) DNS
6 49 (9.68%) VPN
7 37 (7.31%) DHCP
8 35 (6.92%) LAN
9 32 (6.32%) SSL
10 31 (6.13%) WAN
10 31 (6.13%) ISDN
11 30 (5.93%) PBX
12 28 (5.53%) Softswitch
13 26 (5.14%) NetScreen
14 19 (3.75%) Wireless
14 19 (3.75%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (3.75%) IP Telephony
15 16 (3.16%) Internet
16 14 (2.77%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (14.62%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.99%) DTS
6 3 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 34 (6.72%) Finance
3 11 (2.17%) Financial Institution
3 11 (2.17%) Legal
4 6 (1.19%) Marketing
5 4 (0.79%) Games
5 4 (0.79%) Billing
6 2 (0.40%) Back Office
6 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.20%) German Language
7 1 (0.20%) Retail
7 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 94 (18.58%) Consultant
2 72 (14.23%) Support Engineer
3 49 (9.68%) Network Engineer
4 43 (8.50%) Analyst
5 40 (7.91%) Architect
6 39 (7.71%) Microsoft Consultant
7 30 (5.93%) 3rd Line Support
8 27 (5.34%) Voice Engineer
9 25 (4.94%) Technical Consultant
9 25 (4.94%) Administrator
10 24 (4.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 24 (4.74%) IT Support
11 23 (4.55%) Technical Support
12 21 (4.15%) Service Manager
12 21 (4.15%) Voice Network Engineer
13 20 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 19 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
15 16 (3.16%) Messaging Engineer
15 16 (3.16%) Technical Support Engineer
15 16 (3.16%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.78%) Web Services
2 6 (1.19%) XML
3 5 (0.99%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 3 (0.59%) SAML
4 3 (0.59%) .NET
5 2 (0.40%) HTML
5 2 (0.40%) CSS
5 2 (0.40%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.20%) XMPP
6 1 (0.20%) OLE
6 1 (0.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.89%) Blackberry
2 25 (4.94%) Video Conferencing
3 19 (3.75%) Clustering
4 18 (3.56%) Replication
5 8 (1.58%) EqualLogic
6 7 (1.38%) Firmware
6 7 (1.38%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (0.79%) Kindle
9 3 (0.59%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.59%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.59%) FMCG
9 3 (0.59%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.59%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.40%) PKI
11 1 (0.20%) CMDB
11 1 (0.20%) Biometrics
11 1 (0.20%) PMI
11 1 (0.20%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.20%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 289 (57.11%) Windows
2 138 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 113 (22.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 57 (11.26%) Windows 7
5 46 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (6.13%) Windows 8
7 30 (5.93%) Linux
8 20 (3.95%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (1.19%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.79%) UNIX
12 2 (0.40%) HPUX
12 2 (0.40%) Solaris
12 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (13.44%) ITIL
2 54 (10.67%) Migration
3 27 (5.34%) Project Management
4 25 (4.94%) Service Delivery
5 22 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 19 (3.75%) Load Balancing
7 16 (3.16%) Incident Management
7 16 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (2.57%) Business Continuity
9 11 (2.17%) Network Management
9 11 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (2.17%) CRM
9 11 (2.17%) Service Management
10 10 (1.98%) Change Management
10 10 (1.98%) Security Management
11 9 (1.78%) Release Management
11 9 (1.78%) ITIL V3
11 9 (1.78%) Identity Management
12 7 (1.38%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (1.19%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 62 (12.25%) SQL
2 30 (5.93%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.58%) C
4 5 (0.99%) Java
5 4 (0.79%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.79%) PHP
6 2 (0.40%) VBScript
6 2 (0.40%) VB
7 1 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 172 (33.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 125 (24.70%) MCSE
3 84 (16.60%) MCITP
4 70 (13.83%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (11.26%) Security Cleared
6 51 (10.08%) CCNP
7 46 (9.09%) Degree
8 45 (8.89%) SC Cleared
9 42 (8.30%) CCNA
10 36 (7.11%) MCTS
11 34 (6.72%) MCSA
12 22 (4.35%) CCIE
13 16 (3.16%) CCVP
14 15 (2.96%) MCP
15 13 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (2.37%) CCSP
17 11 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 11 (2.17%) CISSP
17 11 (2.17%) CISM
18 10 (1.98%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (10.28%) SLA
2 13 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.19%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.40%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.40%) BS7799
4 2 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 265 (52.37%) Active Directory
2 98 (19.37%) Hyper-V
3 72 (14.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (9.29%) vSphere
5 38 (7.51%) UAG
6 28 (5.53%) XenApp
7 23 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (4.15%) Forefront TMG
9 17 (3.36%) XenDesktop
10 13 (2.57%) VMware ESX
11 12 (2.37%) Snort
12 11 (2.17%) Terminal Server
13 7 (1.38%) ISA Server
13 7 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (1.19%) XenServer
14 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.79%) vCloud
16 3 (0.59%) Terminal Services
17 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 62 (12.25%) SCCM
2 30 (5.93%) SCOM
2 30 (5.93%) Backup Exec
3 25 (4.94%) WSUS
4 11 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (1.38%) SCVMM
6 6 (1.19%) SCDPM
6 6 (1.19%) SCOrch
7 5 (0.99%) Zenoss
7 5 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.59%) SCSM
8 3 (0.59%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.59%) DameWare
9 2 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.40%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.20%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.20%) MOM
10 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 390 (77.08%) Microsoft
2 184 (36.36%) Cisco
3 125 (24.70%) VMware
4 77 (15.22%) Citrix
5 63 (12.45%) HP
6 53 (10.47%) Juniper
7 27 (5.34%) Mitel
8 26 (5.14%) CheckPoint
9 24 (4.74%) Symantec
9 24 (4.74%) Dell
9 24 (4.74%) NetApp
10 22 (4.35%) CommVault
11 21 (4.15%) Siemens
12 16 (3.16%) Ericsson
13 13 (2.57%) Sonus
14 12 (2.37%) Veeam
14 12 (2.37%) Sourcefire
15 10 (1.98%) Apple
15 10 (1.98%) F5
16 9 (1.78%) Polycom
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 13 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + corporate benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £38-55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £38 £55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Microsoft Certs and Annual Bonus!
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Centric Resource
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Haywards Heath
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 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
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 5 days ago
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Guildford
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Guildford
Recruitment Genius
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Guildford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell
Aximis West
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
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