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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 40 147 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 14.93% 34.35% 25.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.92% 98.00% 88.46%
Number of salaries quoted 36 142 67
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,875 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +2.50%
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
52 150 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 19.40% 35.05% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 46 144 75
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £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 6 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bedford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 6 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 53 (63.10%) Microsoft
2 45 (53.57%) SQL Server
3 38 (45.24%) MS Excel
3 38 (45.24%) Active Directory
4 36 (42.86%) VMware
5 35 (41.67%) .NET
5 35 (41.67%) SQL
5 35 (41.67%) vSphere
6 30 (35.71%) C#
7 25 (29.76%) Citrix
7 25 (29.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 24 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 24 (28.57%) XenApp
9 23 (27.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (27.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 23 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (25.00%) VMware ESX
10 21 (25.00%) WinForms
10 21 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (25.00%) MCSE
10 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 21 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 20 (23.81%) Intel
12 19 (22.62%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (20.24%) WCF
14 17 (20.24%) Exchange Server 2003
14 17 (20.24%) SAN
14 17 (20.24%) SharePoint

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 24 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 23 (27.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (20.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (20.24%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.19%) IIS
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (45.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS Project
3 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.19%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.24%) SAN
2 14 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (8.33%) Firewall
4 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.95%) NetScaler
5 5 (5.95%) DHCP
5 5 (5.95%) Network Security
6 3 (3.57%) DNS
7 2 (2.38%) WAN
7 2 (2.38%) SMTP
7 2 (2.38%) VLAN
7 2 (2.38%) Internet
7 2 (2.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.38%) MySQL
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
1 12 (14.29%) Moq
2 11 (13.10%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.76%) MSTest
3 4 (4.76%) NUnit
4 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.38%) Subversion
6 1 (1.19%) JIRA
6 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.19%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (2.38%) Games
2 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 35 (41.67%) Developer
2 23 (27.38%) .NET Developer
3 21 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 19 (22.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (20.24%) Consultant
5 17 (20.24%) Support Engineer
6 16 (19.05%) Analyst
7 14 (16.67%) Support Analyst
8 13 (15.48%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (14.29%) Server Engineer
10 11 (13.10%) Senior Developer
11 10 (11.90%) Server Support
11 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (10.71%) Server Support Engineer
12 9 (10.71%) Senior C# Developer
13 8 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
14 7 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
15 6 (7.14%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (41.67%) .NET
2 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 21 (25.00%) WinForms
3 17 (20.24%) WCF
4 15 (17.86%) WPF
5 12 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 12 (14.29%) Web Services
5 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (13.10%) Silverlight
7 9 (10.71%) HTML
7 9 (10.71%) jQuery
8 8 (9.52%) Entity Framework
8 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 8 (9.52%) ADO.NET
8 8 (9.52%) LINQ
9 7 (8.33%) CSS
9 7 (8.33%) HTML5
10 5 (5.95%) Ajax
11 4 (4.76%) Castle Windsor
11 4 (4.76%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Replication
2 10 (11.90%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.57%) GIS
5 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.38%) W3C
5 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.38%) Physics
5 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.19%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (22.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (11.90%) Linux
5 4 (4.76%) UNIX
6 3 (3.57%) Android
7 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.38%) AIX
7 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.38%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 23 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (19.05%) Scrum
3 16 (19.05%) ITIL
4 14 (16.67%) MVC
4 14 (16.67%) TDD
5 12 (14.29%) OO
6 11 (13.10%) Multithreading
7 10 (11.90%) OOD
8 7 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 7 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.33%) Web Development
8 7 (8.33%) Web Application Development
9 6 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.95%) ERP
10 5 (5.95%) People Management
11 4 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (4.76%) MVVM
11 4 (4.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.67%) SQL
2 30 (35.71%) C#
3 17 (20.24%) T-SQL
4 7 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.95%) VB
6 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.38%) PHP
8 1 (1.19%) C++
8 1 (1.19%) Java
8 1 (1.19%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (25.00%) MCSE
1 21 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (15.48%) MCSA
4 12 (14.29%) MCP
4 12 (14.29%) VCP5
5 11 (13.10%) CCNA
5 11 (13.10%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (7.14%) CCNP
7 2 (2.38%) PhD
7 2 (2.38%) Degree
8 1 (1.19%) VCP4
8 1 (1.19%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 38 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 35 (41.67%) vSphere
3 24 (28.57%) XenApp
4 21 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 18 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (5.95%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.38%) Xen
8 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) MOM
2 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 53 (63.10%) Microsoft
2 36 (42.86%) VMware
3 25 (29.76%) Citrix
4 20 (23.81%) Intel
5 15 (17.86%) Oracle
6 13 (15.48%) CommVault
6 13 (15.48%) FalconStor
7 12 (14.29%) Cisco
8 5 (5.95%) SAP
9 3 (3.57%) IBM
10 2 (2.38%) Xamarin
11 1 (1.19%) Nintex
11 1 (1.19%) HP
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