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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 57 71 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 20.43% 22.61% 30.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 77.17% 85.44%
Number of salaries quoted 56 66 84
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 £29,750 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,750 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
76 92 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.24% 29.30% 35.15%
Number of salaries quoted 73 86 98
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,150 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 1 September 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bedford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 68 (70.10%) SQL Server
2 59 (60.82%) Microsoft
3 51 (52.58%) C#
3 51 (52.58%) .NET
4 43 (44.33%) ASP.NET
5 37 (38.14%) WCF
6 33 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (31.96%) MS Excel
7 31 (31.96%) Active Directory
7 31 (31.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (31.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (30.93%) WPF
8 30 (30.93%) jQuery
8 30 (30.93%) HTML
8 30 (30.93%) VMware
9 29 (29.90%) MVC
10 28 (28.87%) MS Exchange
10 28 (28.87%) MCSE
10 28 (28.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (27.84%) JavaScript
11 27 (27.84%) Intel
11 27 (27.84%) Scrum
12 26 (26.80%) WinForms
12 26 (26.80%) Citrix
12 26 (26.80%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (25.77%) Exchange Server 2010
13 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 25 (25.77%) MCSA
13 25 (25.77%) TDD
14 24 (24.74%) VMware ESX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 28 (28.87%) MS Exchange
2 25 (25.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (23.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 21 (21.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (14.43%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.09%) Lync
7 2 (2.06%) IIS
7 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (31.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 23 (23.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.09%) Office 365
3 2 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.31%) Network Security
2 6 (6.19%) DHCP
2 6 (6.19%) DNS
3 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.09%) SSL
5 2 (2.06%) Firewall
6 1 (1.03%) Wireless
6 1 (1.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (70.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.25%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (23.71%) Visual Studio
2 20 (20.62%) Moq
3 19 (19.59%) Rhino Mocks
4 13 (13.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (8.25%) MSTest
5 8 (8.25%) NUnit
6 6 (6.19%) Subversion
7 3 (3.09%) Selenium
7 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (9.28%) Games
2 8 (8.25%) Retail
3 2 (2.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Finance
4 1 (1.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (50.52%) Developer
2 28 (28.87%) C# Developer
3 26 (26.80%) Senior Developer
4 24 (24.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 24 (24.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (22.68%) .NET Developer
6 20 (20.62%) Consultant
7 16 (16.49%) Senior C# Developer
8 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (11.34%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (10.31%) Virtualisation Consultant
11 9 (9.28%) C# Software Developer
11 9 (9.28%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (9.28%) Team Leader
11 9 (9.28%) Software Developer
12 7 (7.22%) Analyst
13 5 (5.15%) Support Analyst
13 5 (5.15%) Technical Analyst
13 5 (5.15%) Exchange Engineer
14 4 (4.12%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (52.58%) .NET
2 43 (44.33%) ASP.NET
3 37 (38.14%) WCF
4 30 (30.93%) WPF
4 30 (30.93%) HTML
4 30 (30.93%) jQuery
5 28 (28.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (26.80%) WinForms
7 24 (24.74%) CSS
8 22 (22.68%) HTML5
8 22 (22.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 20 (20.62%) .NET Framework
10 18 (18.56%) Silverlight
11 17 (17.53%) Web Services
12 16 (16.49%) Ajax
13 15 (15.46%) Entity Framework
13 15 (15.46%) AngularJS
14 14 (14.43%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (14.43%) ADO.NET
15 12 (12.37%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) N-Tier
2 12 (12.37%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.28%) Mathematics
3 9 (9.28%) Physics
4 8 (8.25%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (8.25%) Tandem
5 4 (4.12%) PKI
5 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.09%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.09%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.09%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.09%) Wiki
7 2 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.06%) GIS
7 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (24.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.06%) Android
4 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.03%) Linux
5 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.90%) MVC
3 27 (27.84%) Scrum
4 25 (25.77%) TDD
5 23 (23.71%) Multithreading
6 21 (21.65%) ITIL
6 21 (21.65%) OO
6 21 (21.65%) OOD
6 21 (21.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (21.65%) Server Building
7 14 (14.43%) Software Engineering
7 14 (14.43%) Web Development
8 13 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (9.28%) Kanban
10 8 (8.25%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (8.25%) MVVM
10 8 (8.25%) Web Application Development
11 6 (6.19%) Service Delivery
12 5 (5.15%) Time Management
13 3 (3.09%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (52.58%) C#
2 27 (27.84%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.40%) SQL
4 9 (9.28%) T-SQL
5 7 (7.22%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.09%) C++
7 2 (2.06%) R
8 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (31.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (28.87%) MCSE
3 25 (25.77%) MCSA
4 23 (23.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 23 (23.71%) MCP
5 22 (22.68%) VCP5
6 9 (9.28%) Degree
7 6 (6.19%) PhD
8 2 (2.06%) VCP4
8 2 (2.06%) VCAP
9 1 (1.03%) MCTS
9 1 (1.03%) CCNA
9 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) SLA
1 2 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (31.96%) Active Directory
2 26 (26.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (24.74%) XenApp
3 24 (24.74%) VMware ESX
4 22 (22.68%) vSphere
5 3 (3.09%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) MOM
2 2 (2.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.03%) SCCM
3 1 (1.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (60.82%) Microsoft
2 30 (30.93%) VMware
3 27 (27.84%) Intel
4 26 (26.80%) Citrix
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle
6 2 (2.06%) Symantec
6 2 (2.06%) Proofpoint
6 2 (2.06%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.03%) Nintex
7 1 (1.03%) SAP
7 1 (1.03%) Dell
7 1 (1.03%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.03%) Draytek
7 1 (1.03%) NETGEAR
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