The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 17 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 Luton region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Lync 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.60% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.93% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £42,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-8.60% +8.13%
Application Platforms Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
118 85 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 27.00% 19.23% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 110 67 103
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Lync
Bedfordshire

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Lync
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Lync Salary Trend in Luton

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) SAN
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) DMVPN
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (30.00%) Advertising
6 2 (20.00%) CCDA
6 2 (20.00%) XMPP
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (20.00%) WSUS
6 2 (20.00%) LANDesk
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) Office Communications Server

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (30.00%) DMVPN
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (30.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Network Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Sales Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Wintel Support
4 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) CRM
1 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (10.00%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCDA
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (20.00%) XenApp
4 2 (20.00%) XenServer
4 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
4 2 (20.00%) LANDesk
5 1 (10.00%) Veeam
5 1 (10.00%) Meraki