The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 2 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 38 41 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.94% 19.90% 16.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.48% 73.21% 92.45%
Number of salaries quoted 35 38 44
Median salary £30,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.03% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £24,650 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,650 £46,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
42 56 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 30.88% 27.18% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 39 52 46
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -18.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bedford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Windows.

1 28 (62.22%) Microsoft
2 25 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 24 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (42.22%) MS Excel
7 16 (35.56%) SQL
7 16 (35.56%) Windows 7
7 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
8 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (24.44%) Office 365
10 10 (22.22%) IIS
10 10 (22.22%) ITIL
11 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 9 (20.00%) VMware
11 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (20.00%) SaaS
11 9 (20.00%) SDLC
11 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
11 9 (20.00%) Degree
12 8 (17.78%) Firewall
12 8 (17.78%) Linux
13 7 (15.56%) MCSE
13 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
13 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (15.56%) Windows 10
13 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (22.22%) IIS
2 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) nginx
4 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (42.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS Office
2 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (24.44%) Office 365
2 9 (20.00%) SaaS
3 4 (8.89%) PaaS
4 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Firewall
2 4 (8.89%) Network Security
2 4 (8.89%) SAN
2 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.67%) WAN
4 2 (4.44%) iSCSI
4 2 (4.44%) VLAN
4 2 (4.44%) Wireless
5 1 (2.22%) DHCP
5 1 (2.22%) DNS
5 1 (2.22%) LAN
5 1 (2.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.22%) MySQL
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (6.67%) Aerospace
1 3 (6.67%) Games
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Analyst
1 9 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) IT Manager
3 7 (15.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Technical Support
6 4 (8.89%) Administrator
6 4 (8.89%) IT Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) IT Support
6 4 (8.89%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.89%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Azure Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (6.67%) MFC
2 3 (6.67%) OpenGL
2 3 (6.67%) STL
2 3 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (4.44%) Flash
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (2.22%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) CSS3
4 1 (2.22%) HTML5
4 1 (2.22%) J2EE
4 1 (2.22%) jQuery
4 1 (2.22%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.22%) REST
4 1 (2.22%) RESTful
4 1 (2.22%) SailPoint
4 1 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) CMDB
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (35.56%) Windows 7
3 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (17.78%) Linux
5 7 (15.56%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.44%) Android
8 1 (2.22%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.22%) CentOS
8 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.00%) SDLC
3 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (13.33%) DevOps
4 5 (11.11%) Change Management
4 5 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (11.11%) CRM
4 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 3 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.67%) Physics
5 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) SQL
2 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
4 5 (11.11%) VBScript
5 4 (8.89%) C++
6 2 (4.44%) C#
7 1 (2.22%) Java
7 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.22%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.00%) Degree
3 7 (15.56%) MCSE
4 6 (13.33%) MCP
5 5 (11.11%) MCITP
5 5 (11.11%) MCSA
6 3 (6.67%) PhD
7 2 (4.44%) CCNA
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.22%) CCIP
8 1 (2.22%) CCNP
8 1 (2.22%) CCSP
8 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) vSphere
4 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.44%) XenApp
6 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) SCVMM
2 2 (4.44%) Simpana
3 1 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (62.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) VMware
3 6 (13.33%) Citrix
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle
5 4 (8.89%) HP
6 3 (6.67%) Apple
6 3 (6.67%) CA
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco
7 2 (4.44%) CommVault
7 2 (4.44%) Dell
7 2 (4.44%) FalconStor
7 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.44%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.22%) Draytek
8 1 (2.22%) IBM
8 1 (2.22%) NETGEAR
8 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.22%) SAP
8 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.22%) Veeam
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