The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 16 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 Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-8.60% +6.89%
Application Platforms Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
102 44 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 20.36% 16.67% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 98 42 35
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £48,500 £50,000
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 Bedford

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Lync
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Lync Salary Trend in Bedford

Lync
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCDA
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) XMPP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Sales Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XMPP
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCDA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware