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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 86 87 89
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Lync 5 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.52% 0.51% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.36% 2.35% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 7
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £33,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
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
212 255 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.01% 21.72% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 195 225 155
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram 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 1 September 2015. 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 +7 4 £37,500 -44.44%
Bedford 0 1 £70,000 +47.36%
Lync
East of England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) SCCM
2 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (70.00%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (60.00%) PBX
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (60.00%) Identity Management
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (60.00%) Office 365
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Intune
4 6 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (50.00%) Degree
5 5 (50.00%) Citrix
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (40.00%) Mitel
7 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (30.00%) DNS
8 2 (20.00%) SAN
8 2 (20.00%) PKI
8 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (20.00%) Symantec
8 2 (20.00%) Legal

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) PBX
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) NAS
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
1 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (60.00%) Identity Management
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) SCCM
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Intune
3 2 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Mitel
4 2 (20.00%) Proofpoint
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) VMware