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 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 54 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.24% 1.14% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.01% 6.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £67,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
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
99 66 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 23.52% 18.75% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 77 62 105
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
1 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Polycom
1 1 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (50.00%) Polycom