The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 93 89 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 34.32% 32.01% 24.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 94.90% 80.91% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 87 85 47
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
98 110 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 36.16% 39.57% 28.87%
Number of salaries quoted 92 104 55
Average salary £30,000 £39,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.05% -3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Bedfordshire

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 11 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bedford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 149 (58.20%) Microsoft
2 143 (55.86%) SQL Server
3 130 (50.78%) .NET
4 118 (46.09%) C#
5 107 (41.80%) ASP.NET
6 91 (35.55%) VMware
7 88 (34.38%) MS Excel
8 85 (33.20%) Firewall
9 83 (32.42%) WPF
10 82 (32.03%) WCF
10 82 (32.03%) SharePoint
10 82 (32.03%) DNS
10 82 (32.03%) SQL
10 82 (32.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 80 (31.25%) WinForms
12 78 (30.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 78 (30.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 76 (29.69%) VPN
14 75 (29.30%) Team Foundation Server
15 73 (28.52%) Citrix
16 72 (28.13%) SQL Server 2008
17 68 (26.56%) T-SQL
18 67 (26.17%) TDD
18 67 (26.17%) Multithreading
19 65 (25.39%) Subversion
19 65 (25.39%) .NET Framework
19 65 (25.39%) Scrum
20 62 (24.22%) Visual Studio
21 60 (23.44%) MCSE
22 57 (22.27%) DHCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 82 (32.03%) SharePoint
2 50 (19.53%) Lotus Domino
3 38 (14.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 27 (10.55%) IIS
5 22 (8.59%) MS Exchange
5 22 (8.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 21 (8.20%) SharePoint Server
7 19 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (5.08%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.39%) Apache
10 1 (0.39%) Lync
Applications
1 88 (34.38%) MS Excel
2 42 (16.41%) MS Office
3 10 (3.91%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.39%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.39%) PaintShop Pro
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.13%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 85 (33.20%) Firewall
2 82 (32.03%) DNS
3 76 (29.69%) VPN
4 57 (22.27%) DHCP
5 50 (19.53%) WAN
5 50 (19.53%) LAN
6 45 (17.58%) SAN
7 41 (16.02%) Wi-Fi
8 28 (10.94%) TCP/IP
9 25 (9.77%) SSL
10 18 (7.03%) Internet
11 17 (6.64%) HTTPS
11 17 (6.64%) HTTP
11 17 (6.64%) Network Security
12 13 (5.08%) VLAN
13 11 (4.30%) VoIP
14 8 (3.13%) VRRP
15 6 (2.34%) Kerberos
15 6 (2.34%) NetScaler
15 6 (2.34%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (55.86%) SQL Server
2 72 (28.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (14.45%) Relational Database
4 18 (7.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (5.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.78%) MySQL
9 1 (0.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 75 (29.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 65 (25.39%) Subversion
3 62 (24.22%) Visual Studio
4 36 (14.06%) Moq
5 23 (8.98%) Rhino Mocks
5 23 (8.98%) NUnit
6 21 (8.20%) MSTest
7 10 (3.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (8.98%) Finance
2 3 (1.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 99 (38.67%) Developer
2 55 (21.48%) Analyst
3 50 (19.53%) .NET Developer
4 49 (19.14%) PC Support
5 43 (16.80%) Support Analyst
6 40 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support
7 39 (15.23%) Network Engineer
7 39 (15.23%) Network Support
8 34 (13.28%) Senior Developer
9 33 (12.89%) PC Engineer
10 32 (12.50%) C# Developer
11 30 (11.72%) Architect
12 28 (10.94%) Support Engineer
13 25 (9.77%) Solutions Architect
14 23 (8.98%) C# .NET Developer
15 20 (7.81%) Network Support Engineer
15 20 (7.81%) PC Support Engineer
16 19 (7.42%) Technical Analyst
16 19 (7.42%) Technical Support
16 19 (7.42%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (50.78%) .NET
2 107 (41.80%) ASP.NET
3 83 (32.42%) WPF
4 82 (32.03%) WCF
5 80 (31.25%) WinForms
6 65 (25.39%) .NET Framework
7 44 (17.19%) Silverlight
8 38 (14.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (13.67%) LINQ
10 31 (12.11%) CSS
11 30 (11.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 29 (11.33%) Web Services
12 29 (11.33%) HTML
13 27 (10.55%) ADO.NET
14 24 (9.38%) Middleware
15 22 (8.59%) LINQ to SQL
16 20 (7.81%) Ajax
17 19 (7.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 18 (7.03%) Unity DI Container
18 18 (7.03%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.45%) Blackberry
1 37 (14.45%) SecurID
2 36 (14.06%) N-Tier
3 18 (7.03%) Inversion of Control
4 14 (5.47%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.30%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.52%) Client/Server
7 8 (3.13%) Replication
8 7 (2.73%) Firmware
8 7 (2.73%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.34%) Fat Client
9 6 (2.34%) Thin Client
9 6 (2.34%) PKI
10 5 (1.95%) Social Network
10 5 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.56%) iPad
12 2 (0.78%) RIA
12 2 (0.78%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 82 (32.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 78 (30.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 44 (17.19%) Windows 7
4 43 (16.80%) Android
5 38 (14.84%) Windows Phone 8
5 38 (14.84%) Windows Phone
6 37 (14.45%) VMS
7 19 (7.42%) Windows XP
8 18 (7.03%) Windows Vista
9 6 (2.34%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.78%) Linux
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (26.17%) TDD
1 67 (26.17%) Multithreading
2 65 (25.39%) Scrum
3 54 (21.09%) Software Engineering
4 52 (20.31%) OOD
5 51 (19.92%) MVC
6 45 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (16.41%) OO
8 37 (14.45%) Project Management
9 33 (12.89%) Product Management
10 31 (12.11%) Business Analysis
11 24 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
12 23 (8.98%) ITIL
13 18 (7.03%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (7.03%) Domain-Driven Design
13 18 (7.03%) Dependency Injection
13 18 (7.03%) Kanban
13 18 (7.03%) MVVM
14 16 (6.25%) Web Application Development
15 15 (5.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 118 (46.09%) C#
2 82 (32.03%) SQL
3 68 (26.56%) T-SQL
4 31 (12.11%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.13%) VB.NET
6 7 (2.73%) XPath
7 5 (1.95%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.95%) Delphi
8 2 (0.78%) XAML
9 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.39%) C
9 1 (0.39%) Java
9 1 (0.39%) C++
9 1 (0.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 78 (30.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (23.44%) MCSE
3 25 (9.77%) MCP
4 17 (6.64%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (6.64%) CCNA
5 14 (5.47%) CCNP
6 13 (5.08%) CCIP
6 13 (5.08%) CCSP
6 13 (5.08%) MCITP
7 12 (4.69%) Degree
8 10 (3.91%) ISEB
9 9 (3.52%) MCSA
10 7 (2.73%) CCA
10 7 (2.73%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (2.34%) CCIA
12 3 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.78%) MCAD
13 2 (0.78%) MCSD
13 2 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (19.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 42 (16.41%) vSphere
3 32 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (11.33%) Active Directory
5 25 (9.77%) XenApp
6 19 (7.42%) Terminal Services
7 15 (5.86%) ISA Server
8 14 (5.47%) Forefront TMG
8 14 (5.47%) UAG
9 7 (2.73%) Hyper-V
10 6 (2.34%) XenServer
10 6 (2.34%) XenDesktop
10 6 (2.34%) NFS
11 1 (0.39%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 40 (15.63%) Backup Exec
2 37 (14.45%) McAfee ePO
3 18 (7.03%) MOM
4 5 (1.95%) HP SIM
5 4 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.78%) SCCM
7 1 (0.39%) Nessus
Vendors
1 149 (58.20%) Microsoft
2 91 (35.55%) VMware
3 73 (28.52%) Citrix
4 50 (19.53%) Lotus
5 48 (18.75%) McAfee
6 41 (16.02%) Symantec
7 37 (14.45%) Clearswift
8 18 (7.03%) Cisco
9 6 (2.34%) HP
9 6 (2.34%) Wyse
10 5 (1.95%) Dell
10 5 (1.95%) CA
10 5 (1.95%) IBM
10 5 (1.95%) Facebook
10 5 (1.95%) Twitter
11 4 (1.56%) Oracle
12 1 (0.39%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.39%) Veeam
12 1 (0.39%) Adobe
12 1 (0.39%) NetApp
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