The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 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 Bolton - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Application Platforms Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
17 40 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 9.60% 34.48% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13 37 26
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Lync
Manchester

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Lync
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Lync Salary Trend in Bolton

Lync
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Consultant
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory