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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 49 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.65% 5.18% 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.64% 16.95% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 2
Average salary £65,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +1.56%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.95% -19.23%
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
55 118 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 17.97% 30.57% 23.34%
Number of salaries quoted 49 105 65
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,150 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 February 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) SMTP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) VMS
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) CommVault
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Clearswift
3 1 (25.00%) FalconStor