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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 182 200 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.30% 17.20% 20.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.16% 71.68% 70.26%
Number of salaries quoted 166 170 200
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,150 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
271 279 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.76% 23.99% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 245 233 284
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +1 74 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Bedford +1 65 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Shefford 0 3 £40,000 - 1
Dunstable -12 3 £46,000 +24.32% 1
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 202 (61.03%) Microsoft
2 162 (48.94%) SQL Server
3 135 (40.79%) Active Directory
4 109 (32.93%) .NET
5 105 (31.72%) MS Excel
6 101 (30.51%) C#
6 101 (30.51%) SQL
7 95 (28.70%) VMware
8 88 (26.59%) Citrix
9 83 (25.08%) ITIL
9 83 (25.08%) MS Exchange
10 82 (24.77%) ASP.NET
11 81 (24.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 79 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
13 72 (21.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 70 (21.15%) JavaScript
14 70 (21.15%) Microsoft Certification
15 68 (20.54%) Windows Server 2003
15 68 (20.54%) VMware Infrastructure
16 67 (20.24%) HTML
17 64 (19.34%) CSS
17 64 (19.34%) Microsoft Azure
18 63 (19.03%) MS Office
19 62 (18.73%) jQuery
20 59 (17.82%) MVC
21 55 (16.62%) Degree
22 54 (16.31%) Web Services
23 53 (16.01%) MCSE
24 47 (14.20%) ASP.NET MVC
25 45 (13.60%) HTML5

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 83 (25.08%) MS Exchange
2 44 (13.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 43 (12.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (12.99%) SharePoint
4 36 (10.88%) IIS
5 32 (9.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 19 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (2.72%) Lync
9 7 (2.11%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.51%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.60%) CMS
13 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 105 (31.72%) MS Excel
2 63 (19.03%) MS Office
3 2 (0.60%) MS Project
3 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.51%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 64 (19.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (13.29%) Office 365
3 9 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.81%) SaaS
5 4 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.91%) IaaS
6 3 (0.91%) PaaS
7 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (13.29%) SAN
2 41 (12.39%) TCP/IP
3 36 (10.88%) DHCP
4 34 (10.27%) DNS
5 23 (6.95%) Firewall
6 19 (5.74%) WAN
7 18 (5.44%) LAN
7 18 (5.44%) iSCSI
8 12 (3.63%) Fibre Channel
8 12 (3.63%) Network Security
9 8 (2.42%) Internet
10 7 (2.11%) FTP
11 6 (1.81%) PBX
11 6 (1.81%) NetScaler
12 4 (1.21%) Intranet
13 3 (0.91%) MPLS
13 3 (0.91%) BIG-IP
13 3 (0.91%) VLAN
14 2 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (0.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (48.94%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (8.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (6.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (3.93%) Oracle Database
7 10 (3.02%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.42%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (1.51%) MySQL
9 5 (1.51%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.91%) MS Access
10 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.30%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (11.18%) Visual Studio
2 22 (6.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.63%) Moq
3 12 (3.63%) Subversion
4 11 (3.32%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (1.51%) JIRA
5 5 (1.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (1.21%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.21%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.21%) MSBuild
7 3 (0.91%) NUnit
8 2 (0.60%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.60%) MSTest
9 1 (0.30%) NSubstitute
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.30%) Selenium
General
1 27 (8.16%) Finance
2 19 (5.74%) Banking
3 12 (3.63%) Retail
4 11 (3.32%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.72%) Games
6 7 (2.11%) Legal
7 6 (1.81%) Publishing
7 6 (1.81%) French Language
7 6 (1.81%) German Language
8 5 (1.51%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.51%) Automotive
9 4 (1.21%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.21%) Back Office
9 4 (1.21%) Hindi Language
10 2 (0.60%) Danish Language
10 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.30%) Electronics
11 1 (0.30%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 85 (25.68%) Developer
2 38 (11.48%) Analyst
3 36 (10.88%) C# Developer
4 32 (9.67%) Support Engineer
5 31 (9.37%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (9.06%) Senior Developer
6 30 (9.06%) .NET Developer
7 28 (8.46%) Consultant
7 28 (8.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 25 (7.55%) Support Analyst
9 21 (6.34%) Team Leader
10 18 (5.44%) Web Developer
11 17 (5.14%) Technical Analyst
12 16 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (4.83%) Infrastructure Manager
13 15 (4.53%) Server Engineer
14 14 (4.23%) Senior C# Developer
15 13 (3.93%) Technical Engineer
15 13 (3.93%) DBA
15 13 (3.93%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (32.93%) .NET
2 82 (24.77%) ASP.NET
3 67 (20.24%) HTML
4 64 (19.34%) CSS
5 62 (18.73%) jQuery
6 54 (16.31%) Web Services
7 47 (14.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 45 (13.60%) HTML5
9 44 (13.29%) .NET Framework
10 36 (10.88%) CSS3
10 36 (10.88%) AngularJS
11 35 (10.57%) WCF
12 34 (10.27%) Entity Framework
13 27 (8.16%) WPF
14 22 (6.65%) Ajax
15 19 (5.74%) WinForms
16 17 (5.14%) Silverlight
16 17 (5.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 14 (4.23%) ADO.NET
18 13 (3.93%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.18%) Mathematics
2 24 (7.25%) Data Centre
3 18 (5.44%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.23%) N-Tier
5 13 (3.93%) Clustering
6 12 (3.63%) Replication
6 12 (3.63%) Client/Server
7 10 (3.02%) Physics
7 10 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.81%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.51%) GIS
9 5 (1.51%) PKI
10 3 (0.91%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (0.91%) W3C
10 3 (0.91%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.91%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.91%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 81 (24.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 72 (21.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 68 (20.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (9.06%) Windows 7
5 23 (6.95%) Linux
5 23 (6.95%) Windows 8
6 22 (6.65%) Windows XP
7 20 (6.04%) UNIX
8 14 (4.23%) Android
9 9 (2.72%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.11%) HPUX
10 7 (2.11%) Solaris
10 7 (2.11%) Windows 2000
11 6 (1.81%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.91%) OpenVMS
12 3 (0.91%) AIX
13 1 (0.30%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.30%) CentOS
13 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (25.08%) ITIL
2 79 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (17.82%) MVC
4 39 (11.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 36 (10.88%) Scrum
6 33 (9.97%) Software Engineering
7 30 (9.06%) TDD
7 30 (9.06%) Service Delivery
8 29 (8.76%) Capacity Planning
9 27 (8.16%) OO
10 22 (6.65%) Project Management
11 21 (6.34%) Multithreading
11 21 (6.34%) Mentoring
11 21 (6.34%) Server Building
12 20 (6.04%) Migration
13 18 (5.44%) Kanban
14 17 (5.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (5.14%) OOD
14 17 (5.14%) Coaching
15 16 (4.83%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 101 (30.51%) C#
1 101 (30.51%) SQL
2 70 (21.15%) JavaScript
3 30 (9.06%) T-SQL
4 29 (8.76%) PowerShell
5 28 (8.46%) C
6 18 (5.44%) VB
7 12 (3.63%) Java
8 6 (1.81%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.21%) VBA
9 4 (1.21%) Perl
10 3 (0.91%) PHP
10 3 (0.91%) VBScript
10 3 (0.91%) C++
10 3 (0.91%) XAML
11 2 (0.60%) R
Qualifications
1 70 (21.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (16.62%) Degree
3 53 (16.01%) MCSE
4 41 (12.39%) MCSA
5 37 (11.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 30 (9.06%) MCP
7 22 (6.65%) VCP5
8 17 (5.14%) CCNA
8 17 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (4.83%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (4.53%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (3.02%) CCA
12 7 (2.11%) Security Cleared
13 6 (1.81%) PhD
13 6 (1.81%) A+ Certification
14 5 (1.51%) CCNP
14 5 (1.51%) MCTS
14 5 (1.51%) SC Cleared
15 2 (0.60%) VCP4
15 2 (0.60%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.85%) SLA
2 6 (1.81%) QA
3 3 (0.91%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 135 (40.79%) Active Directory
2 68 (20.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (12.99%) vSphere
4 40 (12.08%) VMware ESX
5 37 (11.18%) XenApp
6 19 (5.74%) Terminal Services
7 16 (4.83%) ISA Server
8 15 (4.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 11 (3.32%) Hyper-V
10 10 (3.02%) XenDesktop
11 9 (2.72%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (2.42%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.60%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.30%) XenServer
14 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 24 (7.25%) SCCM
2 14 (4.23%) WSUS
3 11 (3.32%) SCOM
4 9 (2.72%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (2.72%) MOM
5 6 (1.81%) Windows Intune
6 3 (0.91%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.60%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.60%) Puppet
8 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 202 (61.03%) Microsoft
2 95 (28.70%) VMware
3 88 (26.59%) Citrix
4 36 (10.88%) Oracle
5 30 (9.06%) Cisco
6 28 (8.46%) Intel
7 10 (3.02%) McAfee
8 9 (2.72%) HP
8 9 (2.72%) Akamai
9 8 (2.42%) FalconStor
9 8 (2.42%) CommVault
10 7 (2.11%) Juniper
10 7 (2.11%) Websense
10 7 (2.11%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.81%) SAP
12 4 (1.21%) Mitel
12 4 (1.21%) Remedy
12 4 (1.21%) Tieto
13 3 (0.91%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.91%) F5
Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum plus c.£10,000 shift allowances
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £10 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + + Bonus (6K) + Car (7K)
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + PENSION
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £17500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38k - 42k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Shefford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £10500 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago