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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 45 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 14 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.32% 1.39% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.73% 3.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 0
Average salary £25,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -
Operating Systems Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
89 121 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 33.84% 42.01% 29.70%
Number of salaries quoted 84 115 59
Average salary £30,000 £39,750 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.52% -3.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (93.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (93.33%) Firewall
2 42 (93.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (91.11%) VMware
3 41 (91.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (91.11%) DNS
4 40 (88.89%) VPN
5 35 (77.78%) MCSE
6 33 (73.33%) MS Office
7 30 (66.67%) MS Excel
8 27 (60.00%) SAN
9 24 (53.33%) Wi-Fi
9 24 (53.33%) Android
10 22 (48.89%) WAN
10 22 (48.89%) DHCP
10 22 (48.89%) TCP/IP
11 21 (46.67%) SecurID
11 21 (46.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 21 (46.67%) vSphere
11 21 (46.67%) McAfee ePO
11 21 (46.67%) Windows Phone 8
11 21 (46.67%) Windows Phone
11 21 (46.67%) LAN
11 21 (46.67%) VMS
11 21 (46.67%) Lotus Domino
11 21 (46.67%) Backup Exec
11 21 (46.67%) Lotus
11 21 (46.67%) Citrix
11 21 (46.67%) Clearswift

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 21 (46.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 21 (46.67%) Lotus Domino
2 19 (42.22%) SharePoint
2 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
2 19 (42.22%) IIS
2 19 (42.22%) SharePoint Server
2 19 (42.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 19 (42.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 33 (73.33%) MS Office
2 30 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (93.33%) Firewall
2 41 (91.11%) DNS
3 40 (88.89%) VPN
4 27 (60.00%) SAN
5 24 (53.33%) Wi-Fi
6 22 (48.89%) WAN
6 22 (48.89%) DHCP
6 22 (48.89%) TCP/IP
7 21 (46.67%) LAN
8 20 (44.44%) Internet
9 19 (42.22%) SSL
10 17 (37.78%) HTTPS
10 17 (37.78%) HTTP
10 17 (37.78%) Network Security
11 14 (31.11%) VLAN
12 9 (20.00%) VRRP
13 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Network Engineer
2 22 (48.89%) 3rd Line Support
2 22 (48.89%) Network Support
3 21 (46.67%) Support Engineer
4 20 (44.44%) Network Support Engineer
5 19 (42.22%) PC Support
5 19 (42.22%) PC Support Engineer
5 19 (42.22%) PC Engineer
6 12 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Administrator
9 2 (4.44%) Network Administrator
9 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.44%) Systems Support
10 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 1 (2.22%) Analyst
10 1 (2.22%) DBA
10 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) Blackberry
1 21 (46.67%) SecurID
2 8 (17.78%) Replication
2 8 (17.78%) Firmware
3 3 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (93.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (91.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (53.33%) Android
5 21 (46.67%) VMS
5 21 (46.67%) Windows Phone 8
5 21 (46.67%) Windows Phone
6 20 (44.44%) Windows XP
7 19 (42.22%) Windows Vista
8 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) Change Control
3 5 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.22%) Process Improvement
5 1 (2.22%) Project Management
5 1 (2.22%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (93.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (77.78%) MCSE
3 15 (33.33%) CCNA
3 15 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (33.33%) MCP
4 14 (31.11%) CCSP
4 14 (31.11%) CCNP
4 14 (31.11%) CCIP
5 9 (20.00%) MCSA
6 2 (4.44%) Degree
7 1 (2.22%) MCDBA
7 1 (2.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 21 (46.67%) vSphere
2 20 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (42.22%) XenApp
3 19 (42.22%) Terminal Services
4 14 (31.11%) ISA Server
4 14 (31.11%) Forefront TMG
4 14 (31.11%) UAG
5 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (46.67%) Backup Exec
1 21 (46.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 41 (91.11%) VMware
2 21 (46.67%) Citrix
2 21 (46.67%) Lotus
2 21 (46.67%) Symantec
2 21 (46.67%) McAfee
2 21 (46.67%) Clearswift
3 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 15 (33.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Dell
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