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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 46 107 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 17.36% 37.02% 31.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.64% 96.40% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 42 101 81
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
55 111 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 20.75% 38.41% 37.17%
Number of salaries quoted 51 105 95
Average salary £42,500 £34,250 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.08% -13.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bedford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (62.64%) Microsoft
2 47 (51.65%) SQL Server
3 43 (47.25%) Active Directory
4 39 (42.86%) VMware
5 37 (40.66%) MS Excel
6 36 (39.56%) vSphere
7 32 (35.16%) .NET
8 31 (34.07%) MS Exchange
9 30 (32.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (32.97%) Citrix
9 30 (32.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (31.87%) C#
11 28 (30.77%) MCSE
11 28 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
12 27 (29.67%) XenApp
12 27 (29.67%) Exchange Server 2010
13 26 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
14 25 (27.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 24 (26.37%) Exchange Server 2003
15 24 (26.37%) VMware Infrastructure
15 24 (26.37%) SQL
15 24 (26.37%) Intel
15 24 (26.37%) VMware ESX
16 23 (25.27%) Exchange Server 2007
17 22 (24.18%) jQuery
17 22 (24.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 22 (24.18%) ASP.NET
18 21 (23.08%) MCSA
19 20 (21.98%) ITIL
19 20 (21.98%) HTML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 31 (34.07%) MS Exchange
2 27 (29.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (26.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 23 (25.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.30%) Lync
8 2 (2.20%) IIS
9 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (40.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) MS Office
3 2 (2.20%) MS Project
3 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.10%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.20%) Office 365
2 2 (2.20%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.38%) SAN
2 12 (13.19%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (10.99%) Network Security
4 7 (7.69%) Firewall
5 5 (5.49%) DNS
5 5 (5.49%) DHCP
6 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.20%) WAN
7 2 (2.20%) SMTP
7 2 (2.20%) Internet
7 2 (2.20%) MPLS
7 2 (2.20%) VLAN
7 2 (2.20%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.10%) Wireless
8 1 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (51.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.20%) MySQL
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.89%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (9.89%) Moq
3 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.20%) Subversion
5 1 (1.10%) JIRA
5 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.10%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (6.59%) Games
2 2 (2.20%) Legal
3 1 (1.10%) Finance
3 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 31 (34.07%) Developer
2 26 (28.57%) Consultant
3 24 (26.37%) C# Developer
4 23 (25.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (20.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (16.48%) .NET Developer
6 15 (16.48%) Senior Developer
7 14 (15.38%) Support Engineer
8 13 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
9 12 (13.19%) Analyst
10 11 (12.09%) Support Analyst
11 10 (10.99%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (10.99%) Virtualisation Consultant
12 9 (9.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (9.89%) Server Engineer
12 9 (9.89%) Senior .NET Developer
12 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (9.89%) Server Support
13 8 (8.79%) Server Support Engineer
14 7 (7.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.16%) .NET
2 22 (24.18%) ASP.NET
2 22 (24.18%) jQuery
3 20 (21.98%) HTML
4 19 (20.88%) WCF
5 17 (18.68%) HTML5
6 15 (16.48%) WPF
6 15 (16.48%) Silverlight
6 15 (16.48%) CSS
7 14 (15.38%) Web Services
7 14 (15.38%) WinForms
8 12 (13.19%) Ajax
8 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (12.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 11 (12.09%) .NET Framework
10 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (9.89%) LINQ
11 9 (9.89%) Entity Framework
11 9 (9.89%) ADO.NET
12 8 (8.79%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.09%) N-Tier
2 11 (12.09%) Replication
3 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.59%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.59%) Physics
5 4 (4.40%) PKI
6 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.30%) GIS
7 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.20%) W3C
7 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.10%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 30 (32.97%) Windows Server 2008
2 26 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (27.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (10.99%) Linux
5 4 (4.40%) UNIX
6 3 (3.30%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.20%) Android
7 2 (2.20%) AIX
7 2 (2.20%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.20%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (21.98%) ITIL
3 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (17.58%) Scrum
4 16 (17.58%) Server Building
5 15 (16.48%) OO
6 14 (15.38%) MVC
7 13 (14.29%) Multithreading
8 12 (13.19%) OOD
9 11 (12.09%) TDD
10 8 (8.79%) Web Development
11 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 6 (6.59%) Service Delivery
13 5 (5.49%) ERP
13 5 (5.49%) Mentoring
14 4 (4.40%) Time Management
15 3 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
16 2 (2.20%) Product Management
16 2 (2.20%) Domain-Driven Design
16 2 (2.20%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.87%) C#
2 24 (26.37%) SQL
3 17 (18.68%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.79%) T-SQL
4 8 (8.79%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.49%) VB
6 2 (2.20%) PHP
6 2 (2.20%) C++
6 2 (2.20%) R
7 1 (1.10%) Java
7 1 (1.10%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 30 (32.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (30.77%) MCSE
3 22 (24.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (23.08%) MCSA
5 19 (20.88%) MCP
5 19 (20.88%) VCP5
6 10 (10.99%) CCNA
6 10 (10.99%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (5.49%) PhD
7 5 (5.49%) CCNP
7 5 (5.49%) Degree
8 2 (2.20%) VCP4
9 1 (1.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 43 (47.25%) Active Directory
2 36 (39.56%) vSphere
3 27 (29.67%) XenApp
4 24 (26.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (26.37%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.20%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.20%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) MOM
2 2 (2.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.10%) SCCM
3 1 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (62.64%) Microsoft
2 39 (42.86%) VMware
3 30 (32.97%) Citrix
4 24 (26.37%) Intel
5 14 (15.38%) Oracle
6 11 (12.09%) CommVault
6 11 (12.09%) FalconStor
7 10 (10.99%) Cisco
8 5 (5.49%) SAP
9 2 (2.20%) Symantec
9 2 (2.20%) Xamarin
9 2 (2.20%) Proofpoint
10 1 (1.10%) Nintex
10 1 (1.10%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.10%) Draytek
10 1 (1.10%) NETGEAR
10 1 (1.10%) HP
10 1 (1.10%) Dell
10 1 (1.10%) IBM
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