The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 84 88 93
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.10% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.57% 1.90% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £56,250 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +52.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Lync
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
174 211 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.09% 20.81% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 159 197 231
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -13.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Lync
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Lync Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Lync
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +3 1 - -
Lync
East of England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) MCTS
3 3 (60.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (20.00%) Polycom
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) MCTS
1 3 (60.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) Polycom
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco