The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 47 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 10 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.13% 1.06% 3.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.87% 3.03% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 8
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +4.83%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £29,750
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.88%
Windows 7
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Operating Systems Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
92 99 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 28.84% 34.86% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 88 95 84
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,750 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 29 (100.00%) Firewall
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
1 29 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 28 (96.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 28 (96.55%) MCSE
2 28 (96.55%) VPN
2 28 (96.55%) DNS
3 23 (79.31%) SAN
4 22 (75.86%) MS Excel
5 20 (68.97%) MS Office
6 19 (65.52%) WAN
7 18 (62.07%) Backup Exec
7 18 (62.07%) Wi-Fi
7 18 (62.07%) Lotus
7 18 (62.07%) Citrix
7 18 (62.07%) Symantec
7 18 (62.07%) McAfee
7 18 (62.07%) Blackberry
7 18 (62.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 18 (62.07%) Clearswift
7 18 (62.07%) VMS
7 18 (62.07%) DHCP
7 18 (62.07%) Lotus Domino
7 18 (62.07%) LAN
7 18 (62.07%) XenApp
7 18 (62.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 18 (62.07%) SecurID
7 18 (62.07%) vSphere

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 18 (62.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 18 (62.07%) Lotus Domino
2 10 (34.48%) SharePoint
2 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 10 (34.48%) IIS
2 10 (34.48%) SharePoint Server
2 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (75.86%) MS Excel
2 20 (68.97%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) Firewall
2 28 (96.55%) VPN
2 28 (96.55%) DNS
3 23 (79.31%) SAN
4 19 (65.52%) WAN
5 18 (62.07%) DHCP
5 18 (62.07%) LAN
5 18 (62.07%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (37.93%) Internet
6 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
7 10 (34.48%) HTTP
7 10 (34.48%) HTTPS
7 10 (34.48%) SSL
7 10 (34.48%) Network Security
8 6 (20.69%) VLAN
9 2 (6.90%) VRRP
10 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Network Support
2 16 (55.17%) Network Engineer
3 15 (51.72%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (48.28%) Support Engineer
4 14 (48.28%) Network Support Engineer
5 13 (44.83%) PC Support
5 13 (44.83%) PC Support Engineer
5 13 (44.83%) PC Engineer
6 10 (34.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Network Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Network Support Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Systems Support
8 2 (6.90%) Administrator
8 2 (6.90%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) Blackberry
1 18 (62.07%) SecurID
2 2 (6.90%) Firmware
2 2 (6.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
1 29 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 28 (96.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (62.07%) Windows Phone 8
3 18 (62.07%) Windows Phone
3 18 (62.07%) VMS
3 18 (62.07%) Android
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Vista
4 10 (34.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.90%) ITIL
1 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
1 2 (6.90%) Change Control
2 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (96.55%) MCSE
3 11 (37.93%) CCNA
3 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (34.48%) CCSP
4 10 (34.48%) CCNP
4 10 (34.48%) CCIP
4 10 (34.48%) MCP
5 6 (20.69%) MCSA
6 1 (3.45%) MCITP
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 18 (62.07%) XenApp
1 18 (62.07%) vSphere
2 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (34.48%) Terminal Services
4 6 (20.69%) ISA Server
4 6 (20.69%) Forefront TMG
4 6 (20.69%) UAG
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (62.07%) Backup Exec
1 18 (62.07%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (62.07%) Citrix
2 18 (62.07%) Lotus
2 18 (62.07%) Symantec
2 18 (62.07%) McAfee
2 18 (62.07%) Clearswift
3 11 (37.93%) Cisco
4 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Dell