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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 250 252 316
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +64
Permanent jobs citing Lync 200 184 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 0.87% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.43% 4.28% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 173 140 120
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £34,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £70,000 £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +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
4515 4295 4605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.52% 20.33% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3598 3660 3924
Average salary £40,000 £42,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.32% +5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 September 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 September 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 65 £37,750 -31.36% 13
Surrey -16 48 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Buckinghamshire +4 28 £47,500 +29.25% 4
Hampshire -2 27 £30,000 -29.41% 8
Oxfordshire -7 12 £37,500 -25.00% 5
West Sussex -7 7 £42,250 -23.18% 2
Kent -1 5 £52,500 +5.00% 1
East Sussex -22 5 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Middlesex +1 4 £56,250 -
Thames Valley - 1 £65,000 -
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 365 (76.52%) Microsoft
2 287 (60.17%) Windows
3 248 (51.99%) Active Directory
4 244 (51.15%) MS Exchange
5 184 (38.57%) Cisco
6 164 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 163 (34.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 155 (32.49%) MS Excel
9 139 (29.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 138 (28.93%) SharePoint
11 135 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2013
12 130 (27.25%) VMware
13 120 (25.16%) Firewall
14 117 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
15 113 (23.69%) MCSE
16 98 (20.55%) Office 365
17 87 (18.24%) MCITP
18 85 (17.82%) Hyper-V
19 82 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
20 80 (16.77%) Cisco Certification
21 79 (16.56%) Exchange Server 2007
22 78 (16.35%) ITIL
23 71 (14.88%) MS Office
24 68 (14.26%) DNS
25 65 (13.63%) SQL Server
26 64 (13.42%) VoIP
26 64 (13.42%) Citrix
27 62 (13.00%) SCCM
28 61 (12.79%) Cisco ASA
29 58 (12.16%) Unified Communications

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 244 (51.15%) MS Exchange
2 164 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 138 (28.93%) SharePoint
4 135 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 79 (16.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 38 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2003
7 28 (5.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 24 (5.03%) Office Communications Server
9 21 (4.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 18 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (1.68%) Moodle
13 7 (1.47%) Live Communications Server
14 6 (1.26%) IIS
15 3 (0.63%) Apache
15 3 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2000
16 2 (0.42%) CMS
16 2 (0.42%) SAS
17 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 155 (32.49%) MS Excel
2 71 (14.88%) MS Office
3 8 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.63%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (0.63%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.63%) MS Project
5 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.63%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.21%) Summit
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 98 (20.55%) Office 365
2 12 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.26%) IaaS
4 2 (0.42%) SaaS
4 2 (0.42%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 120 (25.16%) Firewall
2 68 (14.26%) DNS
3 64 (13.42%) VoIP
4 61 (12.79%) Cisco ASA
5 58 (12.16%) Unified Communications
6 55 (11.53%) SAN
7 52 (10.90%) VPN
8 38 (7.97%) SSL
9 34 (7.13%) LAN
10 32 (6.71%) DHCP
11 29 (6.08%) WAN
12 28 (5.87%) PBX
13 25 (5.24%) ISDN
14 24 (5.03%) Wireless
15 23 (4.82%) MPLS
16 22 (4.61%) NetScreen
16 22 (4.61%) Softswitch
17 21 (4.40%) TCP/IP
18 18 (3.77%) IP Telephony
18 18 (3.77%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (13.63%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.84%) 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 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (8.81%) Telecoms
2 25 (5.24%) Finance
3 8 (1.68%) Financial Institution
4 7 (1.47%) Legal
5 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.63%) Billing
5 3 (0.63%) Marketing
5 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.42%) Back Office
6 2 (0.42%) Advertising
6 2 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (16.56%) Support Engineer
2 67 (14.05%) Consultant
3 54 (11.32%) Analyst
4 35 (7.34%) Network Engineer
5 34 (7.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 32 (6.71%) Administrator
7 28 (5.87%) Microsoft Consultant
8 26 (5.45%) Support Analyst
9 25 (5.24%) IT Support
10 22 (4.61%) Voice Engineer
11 21 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 21 (4.40%) Technical Support
11 21 (4.40%) Technical Consultant
11 21 (4.40%) Architect
12 18 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (3.35%) Voice Network Engineer
14 15 (3.14%) Systems Administrator
14 15 (3.14%) Messaging Engineer
15 14 (2.94%) Exchange Engineer
15 14 (2.94%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.89%) Web Services
2 5 (1.05%) XML
3 4 (0.84%) .NET
3 4 (0.84%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 3 (0.63%) HTML
5 2 (0.42%) XMPP
5 2 (0.42%) COM
5 2 (0.42%) CSS
5 2 (0.42%) SAML
6 1 (0.21%) OLE
6 1 (0.21%) XSLT
6 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.21%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.06%) Blackberry
2 38 (7.97%) Video Conferencing
3 21 (4.40%) Clustering
4 17 (3.56%) Replication
5 8 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.47%) Firmware
6 7 (1.47%) EqualLogic
7 5 (1.05%) FMCG
7 5 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (0.84%) Thin Client
8 4 (0.84%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.63%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.63%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.42%) Kindle
10 2 (0.42%) VLE
10 2 (0.42%) PKI
10 2 (0.42%) PMI
10 2 (0.42%) CMDB
11 1 (0.21%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 287 (60.17%) Windows
2 139 (29.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 117 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (10.69%) Windows 7
5 41 (8.60%) Linux
6 34 (7.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (4.61%) Windows 8
8 17 (3.56%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.84%) HPUX
9 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.63%) UNIX
10 3 (0.63%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.63%) Solaris
11 2 (0.42%) AIX
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (16.35%) ITIL
2 52 (10.90%) Migration
3 27 (5.66%) Mentoring
4 20 (4.19%) Kalman Filter
4 20 (4.19%) Network Management
4 20 (4.19%) Service Delivery
4 20 (4.19%) Incident Management
4 20 (4.19%) Load Balancing
5 18 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (3.77%) PRINCE2
5 18 (3.77%) CRM
5 18 (3.77%) Project Management
6 14 (2.94%) ITIL V3
6 14 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (2.73%) Coaching
8 11 (2.31%) People Management
8 11 (2.31%) Service Management
9 9 (1.89%) Security Management
10 8 (1.68%) Change Management
10 8 (1.68%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (11.74%) SQL
2 25 (5.24%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.52%) C
4 5 (1.05%) Java
5 3 (0.63%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.63%) PHP
6 2 (0.42%) VBScript
7 1 (0.21%) VB
7 1 (0.21%) R
7 1 (0.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 163 (34.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 113 (23.69%) MCSE
3 87 (18.24%) MCITP
4 80 (16.77%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (11.95%) Security Cleared
6 55 (11.53%) Degree
6 55 (11.53%) CCNA
7 49 (10.27%) MCSA
8 46 (9.64%) MCTS
9 42 (8.81%) CCNP
10 36 (7.55%) SC Cleared
11 18 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (3.56%) CCIE
13 14 (2.94%) MCP
14 13 (2.73%) CCVP
15 12 (2.52%) MOS
15 12 (2.52%) CCSP
16 11 (2.31%) CISSP
16 11 (2.31%) CISM
17 10 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (11.53%) SLA
2 23 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.84%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.63%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.42%) BS7799
6 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 248 (51.99%) Active Directory
2 85 (17.82%) Hyper-V
3 82 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (9.22%) vSphere
5 32 (6.71%) UAG
6 27 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (5.24%) Forefront TMG
8 20 (4.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 18 (3.77%) XenApp
10 12 (2.52%) Snort
11 11 (2.31%) Terminal Server
12 9 (1.89%) ISA Server
12 9 (1.89%) XenDesktop
13 7 (1.47%) VMware ESX
14 4 (0.84%) XenServer
14 4 (0.84%) vCloud
15 3 (0.63%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.42%) RHEV
17 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
17 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 62 (13.00%) SCCM
2 27 (5.66%) SCOM
3 24 (5.03%) Backup Exec
4 17 (3.56%) WSUS
5 15 (3.14%) Zenoss
6 9 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (1.47%) SCDPM
8 6 (1.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (1.26%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.63%) DameWare
10 2 (0.42%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.21%) MOM
11 1 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.21%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 365 (76.52%) Microsoft
2 184 (38.57%) Cisco
3 130 (27.25%) VMware
4 64 (13.42%) Citrix
5 53 (11.11%) HP
6 47 (9.85%) Juniper
7 25 (5.24%) CheckPoint
8 23 (4.82%) Symantec
9 22 (4.61%) CommVault
10 21 (4.40%) Avaya
10 21 (4.40%) Mitel
10 21 (4.40%) Polycom
11 17 (3.56%) Dell
12 15 (3.14%) NetApp
12 15 (3.14%) Siemens
12 15 (3.14%) F5
13 14 (2.94%) Veeam
14 13 (2.73%) Sonus
15 12 (2.52%) BT
15 12 (2.52%) Sourcefire
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum £75k & Bonus, Car Allowance, Corporate Benefit
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CEM
Salary: From £24,000 to £29,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £75,000 to £82,000 per annum £75k & Bonus, Car Allowance, Corpora
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Car Allowance, Private Health, Pension, Life C
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + £6k car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Owen Jenkins IT
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28695.00 - £32277.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 6 days ago