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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 65 81 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 22.41% 29.03% 34.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.28% 90.00% 80.83%
Number of salaries quoted 62 76 93
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
79 90 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.24% 32.26% 42.55%
Number of salaries quoted 76 85 114
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 31 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bedford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 65 (63.11%) Microsoft
2 61 (59.22%) SQL Server
3 44 (42.72%) .NET
4 42 (40.78%) Active Directory
5 41 (39.81%) C#
6 39 (37.86%) VMware
7 37 (35.92%) MS Excel
8 36 (34.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 34 (33.01%) MCSE
9 34 (33.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (32.04%) vSphere
11 32 (31.07%) MS Exchange
12 31 (30.10%) ASP.NET
13 30 (29.13%) Citrix
13 30 (29.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 29 (28.16%) VMware Infrastructure
15 28 (27.18%) jQuery
15 28 (27.18%) XenApp
15 28 (27.18%) Exchange Server 2010
15 28 (27.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 28 (27.18%) Intel
15 28 (27.18%) Disaster Recovery
16 27 (26.21%) VMware ESX
16 27 (26.21%) Exchange Server 2003
17 26 (25.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 26 (25.24%) WCF
17 26 (25.24%) MCSA
17 26 (25.24%) HTML
18 24 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (22.33%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 32 (31.07%) MS Exchange
2 28 (27.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (26.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 23 (22.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (11.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.91%) Lync
7 2 (1.94%) IIS
7 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (35.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.74%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) MS Project
3 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.91%) Office 365
3 2 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.71%) Network Security
2 9 (8.74%) SAN
3 8 (7.77%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (7.77%) Firewall
4 6 (5.83%) DNS
4 6 (5.83%) DHCP
5 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.94%) WAN
6 2 (1.94%) SMTP
6 2 (1.94%) SSL
6 2 (1.94%) Internet
6 2 (1.94%) MPLS
6 2 (1.94%) VLAN
7 1 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (59.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.94%) MySQL
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (17.48%) Visual Studio
2 12 (11.65%) Moq
3 11 (10.68%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (9.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.85%) Subversion
6 3 (2.91%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.94%) NUnit
7 2 (1.94%) MSTest
8 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.97%) JIRA
8 1 (0.97%) Selenium
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.97%) Bugzilla
General
1 9 (8.74%) Games
2 2 (1.94%) Retail
2 2 (1.94%) Legal
3 1 (0.97%) Finance
3 1 (0.97%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (39.81%) Developer
2 28 (27.18%) C# Developer
3 24 (23.30%) Consultant
3 24 (23.30%) C# .NET Developer
4 22 (21.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (19.42%) Senior Developer
6 16 (15.53%) .NET Developer
7 14 (13.59%) Senior C# Developer
8 13 (12.62%) Analyst
9 11 (10.68%) Support Analyst
10 10 (9.71%) Support Engineer
10 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (9.71%) Virtualisation Consultant
11 9 (8.74%) C# Software Developer
11 9 (8.74%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (8.74%) Software Developer
12 8 (7.77%) Team Leader
13 7 (6.80%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support
15 5 (4.85%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (42.72%) .NET
2 31 (30.10%) ASP.NET
3 28 (27.18%) jQuery
4 26 (25.24%) HTML
4 26 (25.24%) WCF
5 22 (21.36%) WPF
6 21 (20.39%) HTML5
7 20 (19.42%) CSS
8 18 (17.48%) WinForms
8 18 (17.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (15.53%) Silverlight
10 15 (14.56%) Ajax
10 15 (14.56%) .NET Framework
10 15 (14.56%) Web Services
11 14 (13.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 12 (11.65%) AngularJS
12 12 (11.65%) Entity Framework
13 11 (10.68%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (10.68%) ADO.NET
14 10 (9.71%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.62%) Computer Science
1 13 (12.62%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.65%) N-Tier
3 9 (8.74%) Mathematics
3 9 (8.74%) Physics
4 7 (6.80%) Replication
5 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.88%) PKI
6 3 (2.91%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.91%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (2.91%) GIS
7 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.94%) W3C
7 2 (1.94%) Tandem
7 2 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.97%) Wiki
8 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (33.01%) Windows Server 2008
2 30 (29.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (27.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (8.74%) Linux
5 4 (3.88%) UNIX
6 3 (2.91%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.94%) Android
7 2 (1.94%) AIX
7 2 (1.94%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.94%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (22.33%) ITIL
4 21 (20.39%) Scrum
4 21 (20.39%) Server Building
5 20 (19.42%) MVC
6 19 (18.45%) OO
7 18 (17.48%) Multithreading
8 17 (16.50%) OOD
9 15 (14.56%) TDD
10 12 (11.65%) Web Development
11 10 (9.71%) Software Engineering
12 7 (6.80%) Service Delivery
13 6 (5.83%) Time Management
13 6 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (4.85%) ERP
15 4 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
16 3 (2.91%) Performance Tuning
16 3 (2.91%) Mentoring
16 3 (2.91%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 41 (39.81%) C#
2 23 (22.33%) JavaScript
3 17 (16.50%) SQL
4 8 (7.77%) PowerShell
5 7 (6.80%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.85%) VB
7 3 (2.91%) C++
8 2 (1.94%) PHP
8 2 (1.94%) R
Qualifications
1 36 (34.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (33.01%) MCSE
3 26 (25.24%) MCSA
3 26 (25.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 23 (22.33%) MCP
5 22 (21.36%) VCP5
6 9 (8.74%) Degree
6 9 (8.74%) CCNA
6 9 (8.74%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (5.83%) PhD
8 4 (3.88%) CCNP
9 2 (1.94%) MCTS
9 2 (1.94%) VCP4
10 1 (0.97%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.97%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (40.78%) Active Directory
2 33 (32.04%) vSphere
3 29 (28.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (27.18%) XenApp
5 27 (26.21%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.94%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (8.74%) MOM
2 2 (1.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.97%) SCCM
3 1 (0.97%) SCOM
Vendors
1 65 (63.11%) Microsoft
2 39 (37.86%) VMware
3 30 (29.13%) Citrix
4 28 (27.18%) Intel
5 11 (10.68%) Oracle
6 7 (6.80%) CommVault
6 7 (6.80%) FalconStor
7 6 (5.83%) Cisco
8 5 (4.85%) SAP
9 2 (1.94%) Symantec
9 2 (1.94%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.94%) Proofpoint
10 1 (0.97%) Nintex
10 1 (0.97%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.97%) Draytek
10 1 (0.97%) NETGEAR
10 1 (0.97%) HP
10 1 (0.97%) Dell
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