The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Windsor 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 35 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 1.83% 2.94% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.69% 15.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
Lync
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Windsor region.

Application Platforms Category
Windsor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
39 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 23.78% 19.12% 19.20%
Number of salaries quoted 36 13 17
Average salary £26,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

Lync
Salary Trend in Windsor

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

Lync Salary Trend in Windsor

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Windsor 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (60.00%) MCSA
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (60.00%) Legal
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (60.00%) SLA
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (40.00%) vSphere
4 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (40.00%) EqualLogic
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (40.00%) Kindle
4 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (40.00%) Games
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) SAN
4 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Change Management
4 4 (40.00%) ISO 9001
5 3 (30.00%) VoIP
5 3 (30.00%) MCP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Windsor 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 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 10 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) VoIP
General
1 6 (60.00%) Legal
2 4 (40.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Manager
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) EqualLogic
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (40.00%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 8
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) MCSA
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) MCDST
2 3 (30.00%) MCITP
2 3 (30.00%) MCP
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) SLA
2 4 (40.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) vSphere
2 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) NetApp
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Dell
3 3 (30.00%) Avaya