The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 68 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 30 20 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.74% 2.14% 3.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.03% 6.97% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 31
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £27,500 £29,009
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.20%
Windows 7
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
299 287 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 27.36% 30.73% 30.69%
Number of salaries quoted 267 271 287
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Bedfordshire region.

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Windows 7
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -1 5 £22,000 +10.00% 1
Bedford -10 5 £25,000 -23.07% 2
Shefford - 5 £30,000 -
Dunstable -8 1 £22,000 -29.88%
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Windows 7 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 7.

1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (64.91%) VMware
3 36 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (57.89%) Firewall
4 33 (57.89%) SAN
5 32 (56.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (43.86%) Active Directory
7 23 (40.35%) MS Excel
8 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (36.84%) MS Office
9 21 (36.84%) DNS
9 21 (36.84%) Cisco
10 20 (35.09%) Citrix
11 19 (33.33%) TCP/IP
11 19 (33.33%) VPN
11 19 (33.33%) MCSE
11 19 (33.33%) Internet
12 17 (29.82%) CCNA
12 17 (29.82%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (28.07%) DHCP
13 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
13 16 (28.07%) LAN
13 16 (28.07%) WAN
13 16 (28.07%) XenApp
14 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
15 14 (24.56%) Project Management
15 14 (24.56%) vSphere
15 14 (24.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 13 (22.81%) Android

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Windows 7 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 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (22.81%) Lotus Domino
1 13 (22.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (15.79%) MS Exchange
3 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
6 5 (8.77%) IIS
6 5 (8.77%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (3.51%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (3.51%) Lync
7 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (40.35%) MS Excel
2 21 (36.84%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (57.89%) SAN
1 33 (57.89%) Firewall
2 21 (36.84%) DNS
3 19 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 19 (33.33%) VPN
3 19 (33.33%) Internet
4 16 (28.07%) LAN
4 16 (28.07%) WAN
4 16 (28.07%) DHCP
5 13 (22.81%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (17.54%) Network Security
7 5 (8.77%) VLAN
7 5 (8.77%) HTTP
7 5 (8.77%) HTTPS
7 5 (8.77%) SSL
8 2 (3.51%) VRRP
8 2 (3.51%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.51%) NAS
9 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) PowerBuilder
General
1 5 (8.77%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Support Engineer
2 22 (38.60%) Network Engineer
3 21 (36.84%) Network Support
4 15 (26.32%) Network Support Engineer
5 14 (24.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (22.81%) Analyst
7 8 (14.04%) Support Analyst
7 8 (14.04%) PC Support
7 8 (14.04%) PC Support Engineer
7 8 (14.04%) PC Engineer
8 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (7.02%) Network Support Analyst
10 4 (7.02%) Network Analyst
10 4 (7.02%) Applications Support Engineer
10 4 (7.02%) Applications Support
11 3 (5.26%) Service Analyst
11 3 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (5.26%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.26%) CSS
3 3 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Blackberry
1 13 (22.81%) SecurID
2 2 (3.51%) Replication
3 1 (1.75%) Statistics
3 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (22.81%) Windows XP
4 13 (22.81%) VMS
4 13 (22.81%) Windows Phone 8
4 13 (22.81%) Windows Phone
4 13 (22.81%) Android
5 7 (12.28%) Windows Vista
5 7 (12.28%) UNIX
6 4 (7.02%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.26%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.51%) Linux
9 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Project Management
2 11 (19.30%) Mentoring
3 9 (15.79%) ITIL
4 7 (12.28%) Migration
5 5 (8.77%) CAD
6 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.51%) Change Control
8 2 (3.51%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.51%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.75%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.75%) Data Analysis
9 1 (1.75%) Software Licensing
9 1 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.75%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) VB.NET
3 5 (8.77%) VBA
3 5 (8.77%) C#
4 3 (5.26%) VB
5 2 (3.51%) C
5 2 (3.51%) VBScript
5 2 (3.51%) C++
5 2 (3.51%) Java
5 2 (3.51%) Python
6 1 (1.75%) VB6
6 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (56.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (33.33%) MCSE
3 17 (29.82%) CCNA
3 17 (29.82%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (21.05%) MCITP
4 12 (21.05%) Degree
5 8 (14.04%) CCNP
6 6 (10.53%) MCP
7 5 (8.77%) CCSP
7 5 (8.77%) CCIP
8 3 (5.26%) MCSA
9 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.75%) MCTS
10 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.75%) CCA
10 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (43.86%) Active Directory
2 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (28.07%) XenApp
4 14 (24.56%) vSphere
4 14 (24.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 12 (21.05%) VMware ESX
6 7 (12.28%) Terminal Services
7 5 (8.77%) ISA Server
7 5 (8.77%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (8.77%) UAG
8 2 (3.51%) XenServer
8 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
8 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
8 2 (3.51%) Firmware
8 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (22.81%) Backup Exec
1 13 (22.81%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (5.26%) WSUS
2 3 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (64.91%) VMware
2 21 (36.84%) Cisco
3 20 (35.09%) Citrix
4 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
5 13 (22.81%) Lotus
5 13 (22.81%) Symantec
5 13 (22.81%) McAfee
5 13 (22.81%) Clearswift
6 8 (14.04%) Oracle
7 4 (7.02%) HP
8 3 (5.26%) CommVault
9 2 (3.51%) AppSense
9 2 (3.51%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.51%) Dell
9 2 (3.51%) EMC
10 1 (1.75%) Wyse
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £29000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sandy, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Krooter
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum Dependent upon skills/experience
Posted: 15 days ago