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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 37 43 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +20
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.45% 1.32% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.69% 4.94% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £56,250 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.96%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
59 81 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 26.34% 26.82% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 53 78 91
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £62,500 £60,000
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 23 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Polycom
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
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
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (50.00%) Polycom