The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley 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 Thames Valley region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Application Platforms Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
5 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 11.90% 23.68% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 9
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £35,000 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Lync
South East

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Thames Valley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

Lync
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Thames Valley region.

Lync Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

Lync
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 3 (60.00%) Business Development
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) SCOrch
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) AppSense
4 1 (20.00%) SCSM
4 1 (20.00%) XenMobile
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) XenServer
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Development
1 3 (60.00%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (20.00%) SCSM
2 1 (20.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) AppSense