The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 48 62 41
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Permanent jobs citing Lync 4 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.02% 0.21% 1.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.08% 0.81% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £37,500 £67,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £67,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £67,500 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -12.62%
Lync
Bedfordshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
98 124 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 25.06% 26.55% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 92 111 55
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) PBX
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Intune
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (83.33%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Mitel
4 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) SAN

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) PBX
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (83.33%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Mitel