The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 66 86 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 20.25% 31.85% 36.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.53% 86.00% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 64 82 77
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,650 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,250 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Windows
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
91 100 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.91% 37.04% 41.71%
Number of salaries quoted 88 95 87
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Windows
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Windows Salary Trend in Bedford

Windows
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bedford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Windows 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.

1 99 (55.93%) Microsoft
2 97 (54.80%) SQL Server
3 86 (48.59%) .NET
4 79 (44.63%) C#
5 76 (42.94%) ASP.NET
6 71 (40.11%) VMware
7 67 (37.85%) MS Excel
8 66 (37.29%) SharePoint
9 63 (35.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 60 (33.90%) DNS
11 58 (32.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 58 (32.77%) Firewall
12 57 (32.20%) WCF
13 56 (31.64%) Windows Server 2003
14 55 (31.07%) Citrix
14 55 (31.07%) WPF
15 53 (29.94%) MCSE
16 52 (29.38%) VPN
17 51 (28.81%) SQL
17 51 (28.81%) SQL Server 2008
18 48 (27.12%) WinForms
19 45 (25.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 45 (25.42%) T-SQL
19 45 (25.42%) Visual Studio
20 44 (24.86%) WAN
20 44 (24.86%) Scrum
20 44 (24.86%) Multithreading
21 43 (24.29%) SAN
21 43 (24.29%) Lotus
21 43 (24.29%) DHCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Windows 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 66 (37.29%) SharePoint
2 43 (24.29%) Lotus Domino
3 36 (20.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 25 (14.12%) SharePoint 2010
5 16 (9.04%) MS Exchange
6 15 (8.47%) SharePoint Server
7 12 (6.78%) IIS
8 11 (6.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (6.21%) IBM Notes
9 10 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.69%) Lync
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 67 (37.85%) MS Excel
2 28 (15.82%) MS Office
3 6 (3.39%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.56%) PaintShop Pro
5 1 (0.56%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.56%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) Office 365
2 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (33.90%) DNS
2 58 (32.77%) Firewall
3 52 (29.38%) VPN
4 44 (24.86%) WAN
5 43 (24.29%) SAN
5 43 (24.29%) DHCP
5 43 (24.29%) LAN
6 33 (18.64%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (10.73%) TCP/IP
8 12 (6.78%) HTTP
9 11 (6.21%) VoIP
10 10 (5.65%) HTTPS
10 10 (5.65%) SSL
10 10 (5.65%) Network Security
11 9 (5.08%) Internet
12 6 (3.39%) IPsec
12 6 (3.39%) Kerberos
13 5 (2.82%) VLAN
13 5 (2.82%) LDAP
14 2 (1.13%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (54.80%) SQL Server
2 51 (28.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (10.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (10.17%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 45 (25.42%) Visual Studio
2 39 (22.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (20.34%) Subversion
4 28 (15.82%) Moq
5 15 (8.47%) Rhino Mocks
6 14 (7.91%) NUnit
7 12 (6.78%) MSTest
8 3 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (8.47%) Finance
2 6 (3.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (38.98%) Developer
2 37 (20.90%) .NET Developer
2 37 (20.90%) Analyst
3 36 (20.34%) Network Support
4 31 (17.51%) PC Support
5 29 (16.38%) Network Engineer
5 29 (16.38%) Support Analyst
6 28 (15.82%) C# Developer
7 27 (15.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 27 (15.25%) Senior Developer
8 23 (12.99%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (12.43%) PC Engineer
10 16 (9.04%) Architect
10 16 (9.04%) Network Support Analyst
10 16 (9.04%) Administrator
10 16 (9.04%) ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (9.04%) Network Analyst
11 15 (8.47%) Support Engineer
12 14 (7.91%) Senior C# Developer
12 14 (7.91%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (48.59%) .NET
2 76 (42.94%) ASP.NET
3 57 (32.20%) WCF
4 55 (31.07%) WPF
5 48 (27.12%) WinForms
6 42 (23.73%) .NET Framework
7 37 (20.90%) Silverlight
8 28 (15.82%) HTML
9 24 (13.56%) CSS
10 22 (12.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 22 (12.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (12.43%) LINQ
10 22 (12.43%) Web Services
11 17 (9.60%) ADO.NET
12 14 (7.91%) HTML5
13 13 (7.34%) Middleware
14 12 (6.78%) jQuery
15 11 (6.21%) Ajax
16 10 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 9 (5.08%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.08%) Blackberry
1 32 (18.08%) SecurID
2 23 (12.99%) N-Tier
3 9 (5.08%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (3.95%) User Experience
4 7 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.39%) PKI
6 5 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.26%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.26%) Physics
8 3 (1.69%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.13%) Firmware
9 2 (1.13%) Replication
9 2 (1.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 63 (35.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 56 (31.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (20.34%) Android
3 36 (20.34%) Windows Phone 8
3 36 (20.34%) Windows Phone
4 32 (18.08%) VMS
5 26 (14.69%) Windows 7
6 8 (4.52%) Windows XP
6 8 (4.52%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.86%) Scrum
1 44 (24.86%) Multithreading
2 39 (22.03%) MVC
3 37 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (20.34%) TDD
5 29 (16.38%) OOD
6 27 (15.25%) Software Engineering
6 27 (15.25%) Project Management
7 26 (14.69%) OO
7 26 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (11.86%) Product Management
9 19 (10.73%) Business Analysis
10 18 (10.17%) Web Development
11 14 (7.91%) Line Management
12 12 (6.78%) Web Application Development
13 11 (6.21%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (5.65%) Configuration Management
15 9 (5.08%) Mobile Device Management
15 9 (5.08%) Kanban
15 9 (5.08%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 79 (44.63%) C#
2 51 (28.81%) SQL
3 45 (25.42%) T-SQL
4 24 (13.56%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.08%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (32.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (29.94%) MCSE
3 10 (5.65%) MCP
3 10 (5.65%) MCITP
4 9 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (5.08%) CCNA
5 8 (4.52%) CCSP
5 8 (4.52%) CCNP
5 8 (4.52%) CCIP
5 8 (4.52%) Degree
6 6 (3.39%) ISEB
6 6 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.82%) MCSA
8 4 (2.26%) PhD
9 3 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.69%) MCTS
9 3 (1.69%) CCA
9 3 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.13%) MCAD
10 2 (1.13%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.13%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (25.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 36 (20.34%) vSphere
3 28 (15.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (13.56%) Active Directory
5 17 (9.60%) XenApp
6 10 (5.65%) Terminal Services
7 7 (3.95%) Forefront TMG
7 7 (3.95%) UAG
7 7 (3.95%) ISA Server
8 6 (3.39%) NFS
8 6 (3.39%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.56%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 32 (18.08%) McAfee ePO
1 32 (18.08%) Backup Exec
2 19 (10.73%) MOM
3 5 (2.82%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.13%) SCCM
5 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 99 (55.93%) Microsoft
2 71 (40.11%) VMware
3 55 (31.07%) Citrix
4 43 (24.29%) Lotus
5 41 (23.16%) McAfee
6 33 (18.64%) Symantec
7 32 (18.08%) Clearswift
8 13 (7.34%) Cisco
9 8 (4.52%) HP
10 6 (3.39%) Dell
11 5 (2.82%) Nintex
11 5 (2.82%) IBM
11 5 (2.82%) Oracle
11 5 (2.82%) CA
12 1 (0.56%) Adobe
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