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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 228 242 324
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +82
Permanent jobs citing Lync 235 187 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 0.88% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.10% 4.39% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 206 140 110
Average salary £43,250 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.50% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
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
4610 4264 4706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.43% 20.06% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3681 3625 4044
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 £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lync
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +25 88 £42,500 -22.72% 8
Surrey -26 55 £45,000 - 8
Buckinghamshire +11 36 £47,500 +35.71% 5
Hampshire -16 29 £39,500 -7.05% 6
Oxfordshire -13 11 £40,000 -20.00% 10
West Sussex +2 9 £42,000 -6.66% 2
Kent -5 8 £38,640 -22.71%
Middlesex -1 1 £35,000 - 1
East Sussex -31 1 £50,000 -4.76%
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 373 (78.53%) Microsoft
2 280 (58.95%) Windows
3 249 (52.42%) MS Exchange
4 240 (50.53%) Active Directory
5 183 (38.53%) Cisco
6 166 (34.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 165 (34.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 151 (31.79%) MS Excel
9 142 (29.89%) SharePoint
10 134 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 130 (27.37%) VMware
12 124 (26.11%) Exchange Server 2013
13 116 (24.42%) MCSE
14 115 (24.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 114 (24.00%) Firewall
16 98 (20.63%) Office 365
17 84 (17.68%) MCITP
18 83 (17.47%) Hyper-V
19 81 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
19 81 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2007
20 79 (16.63%) Cisco Certification
21 77 (16.21%) VoIP
22 71 (14.95%) SQL Server
23 67 (14.11%) ITIL
24 64 (13.47%) MS Office
24 64 (13.47%) DNS
25 62 (13.05%) Security Cleared
25 62 (13.05%) Cisco ASA
26 59 (12.42%) Citrix
27 58 (12.21%) Unified Communications

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 249 (52.42%) MS Exchange
2 165 (34.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 142 (29.89%) SharePoint
4 124 (26.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 81 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 44 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 31 (6.53%) Office Communications Server
8 27 (5.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 22 (4.63%) SharePoint 2010
10 20 (4.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (1.47%) Live Communications Server
13 6 (1.26%) IIS
13 6 (1.26%) Moodle
14 4 (0.84%) Apache
15 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2000
16 2 (0.42%) SAS
16 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
17 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
17 1 (0.21%) CMS
Applications
1 151 (31.79%) MS Excel
2 64 (13.47%) MS Office
3 6 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.63%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (0.63%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.84%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.42%) Summit
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 98 (20.63%) Office 365
2 11 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.63%) IaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 114 (24.00%) Firewall
2 77 (16.21%) VoIP
3 64 (13.47%) DNS
4 62 (13.05%) Cisco ASA
5 58 (12.21%) Unified Communications
6 57 (12.00%) SAN
7 54 (11.37%) VPN
8 40 (8.42%) SSL
9 33 (6.95%) DHCP
10 32 (6.74%) LAN
11 28 (5.89%) WAN
12 27 (5.68%) PBX
12 27 (5.68%) ISDN
13 25 (5.26%) Wireless
14 24 (5.05%) Softswitch
14 24 (5.05%) NetScreen
15 22 (4.63%) MPLS
16 20 (4.21%) Cisco Nexus
17 17 (3.58%) IP Telephony
18 16 (3.37%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.05%) DTS
6 3 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (9.26%) Telecoms
2 26 (5.47%) Finance
3 8 (1.68%) Financial Institution
4 7 (1.47%) Legal
5 4 (0.84%) Games
5 4 (0.84%) Billing
6 3 (0.63%) Marketing
7 2 (0.42%) Back Office
7 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.21%) Retail
8 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 75 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 73 (15.37%) Consultant
3 49 (10.32%) Analyst
4 39 (8.21%) Network Engineer
5 33 (6.95%) 3rd Line Support
6 28 (5.89%) Administrator
6 28 (5.89%) Microsoft Consultant
6 28 (5.89%) Voice Engineer
7 24 (5.05%) IT Support
8 23 (4.84%) Technical Support
9 22 (4.63%) Technical Consultant
9 22 (4.63%) Support Analyst
9 22 (4.63%) Architect
10 21 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 17 (3.58%) Messaging Engineer
12 17 (3.58%) Voice Network Engineer
13 15 (3.16%) Service Manager
13 15 (3.16%) Technical Support Engineer
13 15 (3.16%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.89%) Web Services
2 6 (1.26%) XML
3 5 (1.05%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 4 (0.84%) .NET
5 3 (0.63%) SAML
6 2 (0.42%) COM
6 2 (0.42%) CSS
6 2 (0.42%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.42%) HTML
6 2 (0.42%) XMPP
7 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.21%) OLE
7 1 (0.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.32%) Blackberry
2 34 (7.16%) Video Conferencing
3 19 (4.00%) Clustering
4 18 (3.79%) Replication
5 8 (1.68%) EqualLogic
6 7 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.47%) Firmware
7 6 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (0.84%) Kindle
8 4 (0.84%) FMCG
9 3 (0.63%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.63%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.63%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.63%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.42%) PKI
11 1 (0.21%) CMDB
11 1 (0.21%) CESG
11 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.21%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 280 (58.95%) Windows
2 134 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 115 (24.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (10.32%) Windows 7
5 39 (8.21%) Linux
6 35 (7.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (4.42%) Windows 8
8 18 (3.79%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.84%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.63%) UNIX
12 2 (0.42%) HPUX
12 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.21%) Solaris
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (14.11%) ITIL
2 45 (9.47%) Migration
3 21 (4.42%) Network Management
4 20 (4.21%) Service Delivery
5 19 (4.00%) Load Balancing
6 18 (3.79%) Kalman Filter
7 17 (3.58%) Project Management
8 16 (3.37%) PRINCE2
8 16 (3.37%) Incident Management
9 15 (3.16%) CRM
9 15 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (2.74%) Network Monitoring
11 12 (2.53%) ITIL V3
12 11 (2.32%) Service Management
13 10 (2.11%) Change Management
13 10 (2.11%) Security Management
14 9 (1.89%) Identity Management
14 9 (1.89%) Release Management
15 7 (1.47%) Capacity Planning
15 7 (1.47%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 56 (11.79%) SQL
2 26 (5.47%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.11%) C
4 5 (1.05%) Java
5 4 (0.84%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.84%) PHP
6 2 (0.42%) VBScript
6 2 (0.42%) VB
7 1 (0.21%) R
Qualifications
1 166 (34.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 116 (24.42%) MCSE
3 84 (17.68%) MCITP
4 79 (16.63%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (13.05%) Security Cleared
6 54 (11.37%) Degree
7 50 (10.53%) CCNA
8 45 (9.47%) CCNP
9 43 (9.05%) MCSA
10 42 (8.84%) SC Cleared
11 41 (8.63%) MCTS
12 20 (4.21%) CCIE
13 16 (3.37%) MCP
13 16 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (3.37%) CCVP
14 12 (2.53%) CCSP
15 11 (2.32%) CISSP
15 11 (2.32%) MOS
15 11 (2.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (2.32%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (12.00%) SLA
2 24 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.26%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.63%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.42%) BS7799
6 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 240 (50.53%) Active Directory
2 83 (17.47%) Hyper-V
3 81 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (9.47%) vSphere
5 36 (7.58%) UAG
6 29 (6.11%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (4.84%) Forefront TMG
8 18 (3.79%) XenApp
9 17 (3.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 12 (2.53%) Snort
11 11 (2.32%) Terminal Server
12 9 (1.89%) ISA Server
13 8 (1.68%) VMware ESX
14 7 (1.47%) XenDesktop
15 4 (0.84%) vCloud
15 4 (0.84%) XenServer
16 3 (0.63%) Terminal Services
16 3 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
17 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 56 (11.79%) SCCM
2 26 (5.47%) SCOM
2 26 (5.47%) Backup Exec
3 17 (3.58%) WSUS
4 15 (3.16%) Zenoss
5 10 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (1.68%) SCVMM
7 7 (1.47%) SCDPM
8 6 (1.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.63%) DameWare
10 2 (0.42%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.21%) MOM
11 1 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.21%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 373 (78.53%) Microsoft
2 183 (38.53%) Cisco
3 130 (27.37%) VMware
4 59 (12.42%) Citrix
5 50 (10.53%) HP
6 48 (10.11%) Juniper
7 27 (5.68%) Mitel
8 24 (5.05%) CheckPoint
9 22 (4.63%) Symantec
9 22 (4.63%) CommVault
10 20 (4.21%) NetApp
11 19 (4.00%) Polycom
12 18 (3.79%) Avaya
13 17 (3.58%) Siemens
14 15 (3.16%) Dell
15 13 (2.74%) Sonus
16 12 (2.53%) Veeam
16 12 (2.53%) Sourcefire
16 12 (2.53%) Ericsson
17 11 (2.32%) Remedy
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus+ Car/ CA + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + + Corporate Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Molesey, Surrey
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 80-120K OTE + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Creative Personnel
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CEM
Salary: From £24,000 to £29,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + 10% bonus + corporate 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
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Softcat
Salary: Competitive, Benefits and Bonus Scheme
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago