The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 140 271 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.00% 22.73% 19.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.47% 81.14% 74.18%
Number of salaries quoted 127 245 188
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Windows
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
188 334 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.46% 28.02% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 172 302 250
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Windows Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Windows
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 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. 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 -9 59 £37,500 -21.05% 6
Bedford -1 39 £47,500 +15.15% 8
Dunstable -7 6 £40,000 +11.11%
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

1 154 (54.42%) Microsoft
2 131 (46.29%) SQL Server
3 114 (40.28%) SQL
4 111 (39.22%) Active Directory
5 93 (32.86%) .NET
6 90 (31.80%) MS Excel
7 87 (30.74%) VMware
8 84 (29.68%) C#
9 78 (27.56%) Citrix
10 67 (23.67%) Agile Software Development
11 65 (22.97%) ITIL
12 61 (21.55%) ASP.NET
13 60 (21.20%) HTML
13 60 (21.20%) Windows Server 2008
14 54 (19.08%) MS Exchange
15 51 (18.02%) Windows Server 2003
15 51 (18.02%) VMware Infrastructure
16 49 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
16 49 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
17 47 (16.61%) JavaScript
17 47 (16.61%) CSS
17 47 (16.61%) MS Office
17 47 (16.61%) vSphere
18 45 (15.90%) MVC
19 44 (15.55%) Web Services
20 42 (14.84%) Disaster Recovery
21 41 (14.49%) Oracle
22 40 (14.13%) MCSE
22 40 (14.13%) SQL Server 2008
22 40 (14.13%) jQuery

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 54 (19.08%) MS Exchange
2 34 (12.01%) SharePoint
3 33 (11.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (11.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 28 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 28 (9.89%) IIS
5 10 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.83%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.77%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (1.41%) Lync
9 3 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.35%) JBoss
11 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 90 (31.80%) MS Excel
2 47 (16.61%) MS Office
3 3 (1.06%) FrameMaker
3 3 (1.06%) PaintShop Pro
3 3 (1.06%) RoboHelp
4 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.71%) MS Project
4 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (1.77%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (7.42%) Office 365
3 5 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.35%) SaaS
6 1 (0.35%) PaaS
6 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.07%) SAN
2 27 (9.54%) TCP/IP
3 20 (7.07%) WAN
4 19 (6.71%) DHCP
5 18 (6.36%) LAN
6 17 (6.01%) Firewall
7 16 (5.65%) Fibre Channel
8 15 (5.30%) DNS
9 11 (3.89%) iSCSI
9 11 (3.89%) Network Security
10 7 (2.47%) Internet
11 5 (1.77%) NetScaler
11 5 (1.77%) FTP
12 3 (1.06%) Wireless
12 3 (1.06%) MPLS
13 2 (0.71%) Intranet
13 2 (0.71%) SMTP
13 2 (0.71%) PBX
13 2 (0.71%) ADSL
13 2 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (46.29%) SQL Server
2 40 (14.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (9.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (8.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (3.18%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.47%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.12%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.77%) MySQL
8 5 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.06%) MS Access
11 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.35%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 24 (8.48%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.83%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (2.83%) Moq
4 7 (2.47%) Subversion
5 4 (1.41%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.41%) JIRA
5 4 (1.41%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.71%) NUnit
6 2 (0.71%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.35%) MSTest
7 1 (0.35%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (7.42%) Finance
2 16 (5.65%) Banking
3 10 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.47%) Publishing
5 6 (2.12%) Aerospace
5 6 (2.12%) Legal
6 5 (1.77%) Automotive
6 5 (1.77%) Games
7 4 (1.41%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.41%) French Language
7 4 (1.41%) German Language
7 4 (1.41%) Retail
8 3 (1.06%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.71%) Hindi Language
9 2 (0.71%) Danish Language
10 1 (0.35%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (24.03%) Developer
2 44 (15.55%) Analyst
3 34 (12.01%) Support Engineer
4 31 (10.95%) Consultant
5 30 (10.60%) C# Developer
6 27 (9.54%) Support Analyst
6 27 (9.54%) .NET Developer
7 26 (9.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (6.71%) Senior Developer
8 19 (6.71%) Server Engineer
8 19 (6.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (6.36%) Server Support
10 16 (5.65%) Applications Support
11 15 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support
12 14 (4.95%) Web Developer
13 13 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 11 (3.89%) Infrastructure Manager
15 11 (3.89%) Team Leader
15 11 (3.89%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (32.86%) .NET
2 61 (21.55%) ASP.NET
3 60 (21.20%) HTML
4 47 (16.61%) CSS
5 44 (15.55%) Web Services
6 40 (14.13%) jQuery
7 36 (12.72%) .NET Framework
8 33 (11.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (11.66%) HTML5
9 32 (11.31%) CSS3
10 24 (8.48%) WCF
11 23 (8.13%) Entity Framework
12 21 (7.42%) AngularJS
13 19 (6.71%) WPF
14 18 (6.36%) WinForms
15 14 (4.95%) Silverlight
16 12 (4.24%) Ajax
17 10 (3.53%) XML
17 10 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 9 (3.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.89%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.42%) Mathematics
3 19 (6.71%) Replication
4 13 (4.59%) N-Tier
4 13 (4.59%) Clustering
5 11 (3.89%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.18%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.12%) Physics
9 5 (1.77%) GIS
10 4 (1.41%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.06%) PKI
11 3 (1.06%) W3C
12 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.71%) Statistics
12 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.35%) Inversion of Control
13 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 60 (21.20%) Windows Server 2008
2 51 (18.02%) Windows Server 2003
3 49 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (8.83%) Linux
5 24 (8.48%) UNIX
6 23 (8.13%) Windows 7
7 16 (5.65%) Windows XP
8 14 (4.95%) Windows 8
9 13 (4.59%) Android
10 10 (3.53%) Apple iOS
11 8 (2.83%) Solaris
12 7 (2.47%) HPUX
13 5 (1.77%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.41%) Windows Vista
15 3 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (1.06%) AIX
15 3 (1.06%) OpenVMS
16 1 (0.35%) CentOS
16 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (23.67%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (22.97%) ITIL
3 45 (15.90%) MVC
4 42 (14.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 28 (9.89%) Scrum
6 27 (9.54%) Software Engineering
7 25 (8.83%) TDD
8 21 (7.42%) OO
9 18 (6.36%) Mentoring
9 18 (6.36%) Migration
9 18 (6.36%) ERP
10 16 (5.65%) Service Delivery
10 16 (5.65%) Kanban
11 15 (5.30%) Server Building
11 15 (5.30%) Project Management
12 13 (4.59%) Web Development
13 12 (4.24%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (3.89%) Multithreading
14 11 (3.89%) E-Commerce
14 11 (3.89%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 114 (40.28%) SQL
2 84 (29.68%) C#
3 47 (16.61%) JavaScript
4 34 (12.01%) T-SQL
5 22 (7.77%) VB
6 21 (7.42%) PowerShell
7 16 (5.65%) C
8 13 (4.59%) Java
9 8 (2.83%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.47%) VBA
11 4 (1.41%) Perl
12 3 (1.06%) XAML
12 3 (1.06%) PHP
12 3 (1.06%) Python
13 2 (0.71%) VBScript
13 2 (0.71%) C++
14 1 (0.35%) R
14 1 (0.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 49 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (14.13%) MCSE
3 37 (13.07%) MCSA
4 35 (12.37%) Degree
5 33 (11.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 25 (8.83%) MCP
7 20 (7.07%) VCP5
8 17 (6.01%) CCNA
8 17 (6.01%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (3.18%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (2.83%) CCA
11 7 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.12%) CCNP
13 5 (1.77%) PhD
13 5 (1.77%) A+ Certification
14 4 (1.41%) MCTS
15 2 (0.71%) Security Cleared
15 2 (0.71%) MOS
15 2 (0.71%) VCP4
16 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.65%) SLA
2 7 (2.47%) QA
3 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 111 (39.22%) Active Directory
2 51 (18.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (16.61%) vSphere
4 35 (12.37%) XenApp
5 34 (12.01%) VMware ESX
6 11 (3.89%) XenDesktop
7 10 (3.53%) Terminal Services
7 10 (3.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 9 (3.18%) ISA Server
9 5 (1.77%) Terminal Server
10 4 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.71%) Xen
11 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.71%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.35%) XenServer
12 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 24 (8.48%) SCCM
2 10 (3.53%) WSUS
3 9 (3.18%) SCOM
4 7 (2.47%) MOM
5 4 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.71%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 154 (54.42%) Microsoft
2 87 (30.74%) VMware
3 78 (27.56%) Citrix
4 41 (14.49%) Oracle
5 29 (10.25%) Intel
6 28 (9.89%) Cisco
7 14 (4.95%) CommVault
7 14 (4.95%) FalconStor
8 12 (4.24%) Altiris
9 9 (3.18%) Symantec
10 7 (2.47%) HP
11 6 (2.12%) SAP
12 5 (1.77%) Juniper
12 5 (1.77%) Websense
13 4 (1.41%) McAfee
13 4 (1.41%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.41%) Sybase
13 4 (1.41%) Akamai
13 4 (1.41%) Tieto
14 3 (1.06%) Xamarin
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £18,000 + Health, Pension, Dental, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30-35k pa + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25-30K pa + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TGS
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 20 days ago