The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 55 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing Lync 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.92% 0.74% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.26% 4.17% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +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 Bedford region.

Application Platforms Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
57 48 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 17.43% 17.65% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 55 45 48
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £45,450 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft