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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 47 73 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 15.21% 19.47% 24.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.03% 89.02% 82.28%
Number of salaries quoted 44 68 60
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £30,700 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £47,550
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
58 82 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 18.77% 21.87% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 52 76 74
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,650 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 23 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bedford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 65 (61.32%) Microsoft
2 63 (59.43%) SQL Server
3 56 (52.83%) .NET
4 54 (50.94%) C#
5 46 (43.40%) SQL
6 45 (42.45%) ASP.NET
7 44 (41.51%) MS Excel
8 43 (40.57%) WinForms
8 43 (40.57%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (40.57%) WCF
9 42 (39.62%) SharePoint
10 40 (37.74%) WPF
11 35 (33.02%) Scrum
12 33 (31.13%) TDD
12 33 (31.13%) MVC
13 32 (30.19%) VMware
13 32 (30.19%) T-SQL
13 32 (30.19%) Moq
14 30 (28.30%) Rhino Mocks
15 26 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (24.53%) Silverlight
15 26 (24.53%) .NET Framework
16 25 (23.58%) SQL Server 2008
16 25 (23.58%) Active Directory
17 24 (22.64%) OOD
17 24 (22.64%) OO
17 24 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
18 23 (21.70%) vSphere
19 22 (20.75%) Multithreading
19 22 (20.75%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 42 (39.62%) SharePoint
2 17 (16.04%) MS Exchange
3 14 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (10.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (8.49%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (7.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (7.55%) Lotus Domino
7 7 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.83%) IIS
10 2 (1.89%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.94%) Lync
Applications
1 44 (41.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) RoboHelp
3 1 (0.94%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.94%) Simulink
3 1 (0.94%) PaintShop Pro
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.94%) SaaS
1 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.92%) SAN
2 14 (13.21%) DNS
3 10 (9.43%) VPN
3 10 (9.43%) DHCP
4 9 (8.49%) LAN
4 9 (8.49%) WAN
4 9 (8.49%) Firewall
5 7 (6.60%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.60%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (5.66%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (4.72%) NetScaler
8 4 (3.77%) VoIP
8 4 (3.77%) HTTP
9 2 (1.89%) FTP
9 2 (1.89%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.89%) SSL
9 2 (1.89%) Network Security
10 1 (0.94%) VLAN
10 1 (0.94%) Internet
10 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (59.43%) SQL Server
2 25 (23.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (19.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (30.19%) Moq
2 30 (28.30%) Rhino Mocks
3 21 (19.81%) Visual Studio
4 12 (11.32%) MSTest
4 12 (11.32%) NUnit
5 10 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (9.43%) Subversion
General
1 9 (8.49%) Games
2 3 (2.83%) Finance
3 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (50.00%) Developer
2 40 (37.74%) .NET Developer
3 36 (33.96%) C# Developer
4 34 (32.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (18.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (17.92%) Senior Developer
7 18 (16.98%) Senior C# Developer
7 18 (16.98%) Senior .NET Developer
8 16 (15.09%) Analyst
9 14 (13.21%) ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (12.26%) Support Analyst
11 10 (9.43%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (8.49%) Administrator
12 9 (8.49%) Support Engineer
13 8 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
14 7 (6.60%) C# Software Developer
14 7 (6.60%) SharePoint Administrator
14 7 (6.60%) Network Support
14 7 (6.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 7 (6.60%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (52.83%) .NET
2 45 (42.45%) ASP.NET
3 43 (40.57%) WinForms
3 43 (40.57%) WCF
4 40 (37.74%) WPF
5 26 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (24.53%) Silverlight
5 26 (24.53%) .NET Framework
6 20 (18.87%) LINQ
6 20 (18.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 19 (17.92%) Web Services
8 18 (16.98%) ADO.NET
9 12 (11.32%) Spring.NET
9 12 (11.32%) Castle Windsor
9 12 (11.32%) Ninject
9 12 (11.32%) Unity DI Container
10 11 (10.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 10 (9.43%) HTML
12 8 (7.55%) HTML5
12 8 (7.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.87%) N-Tier
2 12 (11.32%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (6.60%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.60%) Physics
3 7 (6.60%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.60%) User Experience
4 6 (5.66%) Blackberry
4 6 (5.66%) Replication
4 6 (5.66%) SecurID
5 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.94%) PDA
6 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.94%) Clustering
6 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (8.49%) Android
5 8 (7.55%) Windows Phone 8
5 8 (7.55%) Windows Phone
6 6 (5.66%) VMS
7 5 (4.72%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.89%) Linux
9 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (40.57%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (33.02%) Scrum
3 33 (31.13%) TDD
3 33 (31.13%) MVC
4 24 (22.64%) OOD
4 24 (22.64%) OO
5 22 (20.75%) Multithreading
6 15 (14.15%) Web Application Development
7 13 (12.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (11.32%) Kanban
8 12 (11.32%) Dependency Injection
8 12 (11.32%) MVVM
8 12 (11.32%) Web Development
9 10 (9.43%) ITIL
10 6 (5.66%) Project Management
10 6 (5.66%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.72%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.72%) People Management
11 5 (4.72%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (50.94%) C#
2 46 (43.40%) SQL
3 32 (30.19%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.83%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.83%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.94%) Java
6 1 (0.94%) C++
6 1 (0.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (14.15%) MCSE
3 7 (6.60%) Degree
3 7 (6.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (6.60%) PhD
4 6 (5.66%) MCP
5 5 (4.72%) VCP5
5 5 (4.72%) MCSA
6 3 (2.83%) CCNA
6 3 (2.83%) CCNP
6 3 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.94%) MCTS
7 1 (0.94%) MCITP
7 1 (0.94%) CCSP
7 1 (0.94%) CCIP
7 1 (0.94%) CCA
7 1 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (23.58%) Active Directory
2 23 (21.70%) vSphere
3 14 (13.21%) XenApp
4 13 (12.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (10.38%) VMware ESX
6 10 (9.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (4.72%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.89%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.89%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.89%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.89%) UAG
8 2 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (16.98%) MOM
2 7 (6.60%) Backup Exec
3 6 (5.66%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 65 (61.32%) Microsoft
2 32 (30.19%) VMware
3 22 (20.75%) Citrix
4 11 (10.38%) Intel
5 10 (9.43%) Cisco
6 8 (7.55%) Lotus
6 8 (7.55%) McAfee
6 8 (7.55%) Oracle
7 6 (5.66%) Symantec
7 6 (5.66%) Clearswift
7 6 (5.66%) CommVault
7 6 (5.66%) FalconStor
8 5 (4.72%) Nintex
9 2 (1.89%) HP
9 2 (1.89%) IBM
10 1 (0.94%) Adobe
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