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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 54 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Lync 2 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.50% 1.44% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.70% 4.76% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -7.60%
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
74 126 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 18.45% 30.14% 19.86%
Number of salaries quoted 48 120 70
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,936
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 April 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Intune
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) PBX
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel