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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 41 131 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 15.53% 34.38% 31.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.85% 98.50% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 37 130 75
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
52 133 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 19.70% 34.91% 37.14%
Number of salaries quoted 46 132 87
Average salary £42,500 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.18% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 28 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bedford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 57 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 47 (50.54%) Active Directory
3 46 (49.46%) SQL Server
4 45 (48.39%) VMware
5 42 (45.16%) vSphere
6 39 (41.94%) MS Excel
7 34 (36.56%) Citrix
8 32 (34.41%) MS Exchange
8 32 (34.41%) .NET
8 32 (34.41%) SQL
9 31 (33.33%) XenApp
9 31 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 29 (31.18%) C#
11 29 (31.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 29 (31.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 29 (31.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (30.11%) Intel
12 28 (30.11%) MCSE
12 28 (30.11%) VMware ESX
13 27 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2007
14 26 (27.96%) Windows Server 2003
15 25 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
16 24 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2003
17 23 (24.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 21 (22.58%) MCSA
18 21 (22.58%) ITIL
19 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
20 19 (20.43%) VCP5
21 18 (19.35%) MCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (34.41%) MS Exchange
2 29 (31.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (16.13%) SharePoint
6 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.15%) Lync
8 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 39 (41.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.45%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.15%) MS Project
4 1 (1.08%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.35%) SAN
2 14 (15.05%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (9.68%) Network Security
4 7 (7.53%) Firewall
5 6 (6.45%) DHCP
5 6 (6.45%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.38%) NetScaler
6 5 (5.38%) DNS
7 2 (2.15%) WAN
7 2 (2.15%) SMTP
7 2 (2.15%) MPLS
7 2 (2.15%) Internet
7 2 (2.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (49.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.15%) MySQL
5 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.60%) Rhino Mocks
2 8 (8.60%) Moq
3 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.15%) NUnit
4 2 (2.15%) Subversion
4 2 (2.15%) MSTest
5 1 (1.08%) JIRA
5 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.08%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (5.38%) Games
2 1 (1.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (34.41%) Developer
2 25 (26.88%) Consultant
3 23 (24.73%) C# Developer
4 20 (21.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (18.28%) Analyst
5 17 (18.28%) Support Engineer
6 16 (17.20%) .NET Developer
7 15 (16.13%) Support Analyst
8 13 (13.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (13.98%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (12.90%) Server Engineer
9 12 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (10.75%) Server Support
10 10 (10.75%) Senior Developer
11 9 (9.68%) Virtualisation Consultant
11 9 (9.68%) Server Support Engineer
12 8 (8.60%) Senior C# Developer
13 7 (7.53%) Data Centre Engineer
14 6 (6.45%) Server Analyst
14 6 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (34.41%) .NET
2 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET
3 17 (18.28%) WinForms
3 17 (18.28%) WCF
4 14 (15.05%) HTML
4 14 (15.05%) WPF
4 14 (15.05%) jQuery
5 12 (12.90%) Silverlight
5 12 (12.90%) HTML5
6 10 (10.75%) Web Services
6 10 (10.75%) .NET Framework
7 9 (9.68%) CSS
8 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (7.53%) Ajax
10 6 (6.45%) ADO.NET
10 6 (6.45%) LINQ
10 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 6 (6.45%) Entity Framework
11 3 (3.23%) Windows Identity Foundation
12 2 (2.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.90%) Replication
3 8 (8.60%) N-Tier
4 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.38%) Mathematics
5 5 (5.38%) Physics
6 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (3.23%) GIS
7 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.15%) W3C
7 2 (2.15%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.15%) PKI
8 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 29 (31.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (27.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (10.75%) Linux
5 4 (4.30%) UNIX
6 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.15%) OpenVMS
7 2 (2.15%) AIX
7 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (22.58%) ITIL
3 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.05%) Server Building
5 12 (12.90%) Scrum
6 10 (10.75%) OO
6 10 (10.75%) TDD
6 10 (10.75%) MVC
6 10 (10.75%) Web Development
7 9 (9.68%) Multithreading
8 8 (8.60%) OOD
8 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.53%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.45%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.38%) People Management
11 5 (5.38%) ERP
12 4 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.30%) Time Management
13 3 (3.23%) Incident Management
13 3 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.41%) SQL
2 29 (31.18%) C#
3 14 (15.05%) T-SQL
4 9 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.38%) VB
6 2 (2.15%) PHP
7 1 (1.08%) R
7 1 (1.08%) Java
7 1 (1.08%) C++
7 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 29 (31.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (30.11%) MCSE
3 23 (24.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (22.58%) MCSA
5 19 (20.43%) VCP5
6 18 (19.35%) MCP
7 11 (11.83%) CCNA
7 11 (11.83%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (6.45%) CCNP
9 5 (5.38%) Degree
9 5 (5.38%) PhD
10 2 (2.15%) VCP4
11 1 (1.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (50.54%) Active Directory
2 42 (45.16%) vSphere
3 31 (33.33%) XenApp
4 28 (30.11%) VMware ESX
5 25 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (5.38%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.15%) Xen
8 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) MOM
2 1 (1.08%) SCCM
2 1 (1.08%) SCOM
2 1 (1.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 57 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 45 (48.39%) VMware
3 34 (36.56%) Citrix
4 28 (30.11%) Intel
5 15 (16.13%) Oracle
6 13 (13.98%) FalconStor
6 13 (13.98%) CommVault
7 12 (12.90%) Cisco
8 5 (5.38%) SAP
9 3 (3.23%) IBM
10 2 (2.15%) Xamarin
11 1 (1.08%) Nintex
11 1 (1.08%) Proofpoint
11 1 (1.08%) HP
11 1 (1.08%) Symantec
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