The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 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 Operating Systems category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 49 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 31 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.19% 1.89% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.82% 6.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 28 5 0
Average salary £31,250 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% -
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Operating Systems Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
174 73 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 34.73% 27.65% 20.64%
Number of salaries quoted 165 71 42
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Windows 7
Bedfordshire

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Bedford region.

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Bedford

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Bedford

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Windows 7 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 Windows 7.

1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (89.47%) DNS
2 34 (89.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (86.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (86.84%) Firewall
3 33 (86.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (84.21%) VMware
4 32 (84.21%) VPN
5 26 (68.42%) MS Office
5 26 (68.42%) MCSE
6 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
7 23 (60.53%) MS Excel
7 23 (60.53%) Windows XP
7 23 (60.53%) SQL Server
8 22 (57.89%) IIS
8 22 (57.89%) MS Exchange
8 22 (57.89%) SharePoint
8 22 (57.89%) SSL
8 22 (57.89%) Internet
8 22 (57.89%) Terminal Services
8 22 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 22 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (57.89%) SharePoint Server
8 22 (57.89%) Windows Vista
8 22 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2010
9 21 (55.26%) TCP/IP
10 17 (44.74%) MCP
10 17 (44.74%) ISA Server
10 17 (44.74%) Forefront TMG
10 17 (44.74%) UAG

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Windows 7 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 Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (57.89%) IIS
1 22 (57.89%) MS Exchange
1 22 (57.89%) SharePoint
1 22 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2007
1 22 (57.89%) SharePoint Server
1 22 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (26.32%) Lotus Domino
2 10 (26.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (68.42%) MS Office
2 23 (60.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (89.47%) DNS
2 33 (86.84%) Firewall
3 32 (84.21%) VPN
4 22 (57.89%) SSL
4 22 (57.89%) Internet
5 21 (55.26%) TCP/IP
6 16 (42.11%) VLAN
7 15 (39.47%) Network Security
7 15 (39.47%) SAN
7 15 (39.47%) HTTPS
7 15 (39.47%) HTTP
8 14 (36.84%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (28.95%) VRRP
9 11 (28.95%) DHCP
10 10 (26.32%) LAN
10 10 (26.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (60.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (34.21%) Network Engineer
3 11 (28.95%) Support Engineer
4 10 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (26.32%) Network Support Engineer
4 10 (26.32%) Network Support
4 10 (26.32%) PC Support
4 10 (26.32%) PC Support Engineer
4 10 (26.32%) PC Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) IT Support
8 1 (2.63%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Blackberry
1 10 (26.32%) SecurID
2 9 (23.68%) Replication
2 9 (23.68%) Firmware
3 4 (10.53%) iPad
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (86.84%) Windows Server 2003
2 33 (86.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (60.53%) Windows XP
4 22 (57.89%) Windows Vista
5 14 (36.84%) Android
6 10 (26.32%) VMS
6 10 (26.32%) Windows Phone 8
6 10 (26.32%) Windows Phone
7 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.63%) CentOS
8 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.63%) UNIX
8 1 (2.63%) Solaris
8 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Change Control
3 5 (13.16%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (2.63%) Process Improvement
4 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.63%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (89.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (68.42%) MCSE
3 17 (44.74%) MCP
4 15 (39.47%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (39.47%) CCSP
4 15 (39.47%) CCNP
4 15 (39.47%) CCIP
4 15 (39.47%) CCNA
5 11 (28.95%) MCSA
6 2 (5.26%) Degree
7 1 (2.63%) MCDBA
7 1 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.63%) RHCE
7 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 22 (57.89%) Terminal Services
1 22 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (44.74%) ISA Server
2 17 (44.74%) Forefront TMG
2 17 (44.74%) UAG
3 10 (26.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 10 (26.32%) vSphere
4 8 (21.05%) XenApp
5 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) Backup Exec
1 10 (26.32%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 32 (84.21%) VMware
2 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 15 (39.47%) Cisco
4 10 (26.32%) Citrix
4 10 (26.32%) Clearswift
4 10 (26.32%) Lotus
4 10 (26.32%) Symantec
4 10 (26.32%) McAfee
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
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