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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 135 241 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.59% 23.40% 22.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.19% 72.81% 83.17%
Number of salaries quoted 127 226 242
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +1.38%
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
187 331 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.44% 32.14% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 178 307 284
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Bedford -6 48 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Luton -3 41 £40,500 -3.57% 7
Dunstable -7 6 £39,000 +4.00% 1
Leighton Buzzard -5 2 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 141 (46.84%) Microsoft
2 105 (34.88%) SQL Server
3 101 (33.55%) SQL
3 101 (33.55%) MS Excel
4 94 (31.23%) Active Directory
5 92 (30.56%) VMware
6 83 (27.57%) .NET
7 79 (26.25%) ITIL
8 72 (23.92%) C#
9 57 (18.94%) Citrix
10 52 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (16.61%) HTML
11 50 (16.61%) Oracle
11 50 (16.61%) ASP.NET
12 47 (15.61%) MVC
13 46 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
14 45 (14.95%) Web Services
15 42 (13.95%) SAN
15 42 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
16 41 (13.62%) SharePoint
16 41 (13.62%) OO
16 41 (13.62%) WCF
17 40 (13.29%) SQL Server 2005
17 40 (13.29%) WinForms
18 38 (12.62%) SQL Server 2008
19 37 (12.29%) Scrum
19 37 (12.29%) Cisco
20 36 (11.96%) CSS
20 36 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
21 35 (11.63%) vSphere

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 41 (13.62%) SharePoint
2 30 (9.97%) MS Exchange
3 21 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (6.31%) WebLogic
5 15 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (4.65%) IIS
7 12 (3.99%) WebLogic Portal
7 12 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (3.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (2.66%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.66%) JBoss
12 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.33%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 101 (33.55%) MS Excel
2 29 (9.63%) MS Office
3 16 (5.32%) RoboHelp
3 16 (5.32%) FrameMaker
3 16 (5.32%) PaintShop Pro
4 3 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.66%) MS Project
6 1 (0.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (1.66%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.33%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.66%) SaaS
3 5 (1.66%) Office 365
4 3 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.33%) IaaS
5 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (13.95%) SAN
2 33 (10.96%) TCP/IP
3 30 (9.97%) DNS
4 29 (9.63%) DHCP
5 28 (9.30%) WAN
6 24 (7.97%) LAN
7 17 (5.65%) Wireless
7 17 (5.65%) Firewall
8 16 (5.32%) Fibre Channel
9 14 (4.65%) Internet
10 12 (3.99%) iSCSI
10 12 (3.99%) FTP
11 11 (3.65%) VoIP
12 5 (1.66%) NetScaler
13 4 (1.33%) SMTP
13 4 (1.33%) MPLS
14 3 (1.00%) VLAN
14 3 (1.00%) ADSL
14 3 (1.00%) VPN
15 2 (0.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 40 (13.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 38 (12.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.99%) MySQL
5 6 (1.99%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.66%) MS Access
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.33%) SQLite
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (9.30%) Moq
2 27 (8.97%) Rhino Mocks
3 20 (6.64%) Visual Studio
4 12 (3.99%) MSTest
4 12 (3.99%) NUnit
5 7 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.99%) Subversion
7 2 (0.66%) JIRA
7 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.66%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (6.64%) Publishing
2 13 (4.32%) Finance
3 8 (2.66%) Aerospace
3 8 (2.66%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.33%) Games
5 6 (1.99%) Legal
6 5 (1.66%) Automotive
7 3 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.00%) Retail
8 2 (0.66%) Danish Language
8 2 (0.66%) French Language
8 2 (0.66%) German Language
8 2 (0.66%) Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 63 (20.93%) Developer
2 60 (19.93%) Analyst
3 40 (13.29%) .NET Developer
4 36 (11.96%) Support Engineer
5 34 (11.30%) C# Developer
6 32 (10.63%) Support Analyst
6 32 (10.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (8.31%) 3rd Line Support
8 21 (6.98%) Server Engineer
9 20 (6.64%) Applications Support
10 18 (5.98%) Server Support
10 18 (5.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (5.32%) Senior Developer
12 16 (5.32%) Support Specialist
12 16 (5.32%) Author
12 16 (5.32%) Technical Author
13 15 (4.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 15 (4.98%) Senior C# Developer
13 15 (4.98%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (27.57%) .NET
2 50 (16.61%) HTML
2 50 (16.61%) ASP.NET
3 45 (14.95%) Web Services
4 41 (13.62%) WCF
5 40 (13.29%) WinForms
6 36 (11.96%) CSS
7 35 (11.63%) WPF
8 31 (10.30%) .NET Framework
9 28 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (7.31%) HTML5
10 22 (7.31%) Silverlight
11 19 (6.31%) CSS3
12 17 (5.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 16 (5.32%) LINQ
13 16 (5.32%) J2EE
14 15 (4.98%) ADO.NET
15 14 (4.65%) JMS
16 12 (3.99%) jQuery
16 12 (3.99%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.64%) N-Tier
2 18 (5.98%) Replication
3 14 (4.65%) Clustering
4 12 (3.99%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (2.33%) User Experience
5 7 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.33%) FMCG
6 5 (1.66%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.66%) Physics
6 5 (1.66%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.00%) W3C
8 2 (0.66%) PDA
8 2 (0.66%) Statistics
8 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.66%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.33%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 35 (11.63%) Linux
3 32 (10.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (10.30%) UNIX
5 27 (8.97%) Windows 7
6 23 (7.64%) Android
7 22 (7.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (7.31%) Windows XP
8 18 (5.98%) Apple iOS
9 16 (5.32%) Solaris
10 14 (4.65%) HPUX
11 11 (3.65%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.66%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.33%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.00%) OpenVMS
14 3 (1.00%) AIX
15 1 (0.33%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (26.25%) ITIL
2 52 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (15.61%) MVC
4 42 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 41 (13.62%) OO
6 37 (12.29%) Scrum
7 30 (9.97%) TDD
8 28 (9.30%) Migration
9 25 (8.31%) Service Delivery
10 21 (6.98%) Problem Management
11 19 (6.31%) OOD
12 18 (5.98%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (5.65%) Multithreading
13 17 (5.65%) ERP
14 16 (5.32%) SOA
14 16 (5.32%) Mentoring
15 15 (4.98%) Web Application Development
15 15 (4.98%) MVVM
16 14 (4.65%) Dependency Injection
17 13 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 101 (33.55%) SQL
2 72 (23.92%) C#
3 29 (9.63%) T-SQL
4 21 (6.98%) PowerShell
5 20 (6.64%) Java
6 17 (5.65%) VB
7 16 (5.32%) Python
8 12 (3.99%) VB.NET
8 12 (3.99%) JavaScript
9 7 (2.33%) VBA
10 5 (1.66%) C++
11 3 (1.00%) PHP
11 3 (1.00%) XAML
12 2 (0.66%) VBScript
13 1 (0.33%) VB6
13 1 (0.33%) Ruby
13 1 (0.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.33%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (9.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (9.63%) Degree
3 22 (7.31%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (7.31%) CCNA
4 18 (5.98%) MCSE
4 18 (5.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (5.65%) MCSA
6 15 (4.98%) MCP
7 11 (3.65%) VCP4
7 11 (3.65%) VCP5
8 6 (1.99%) CCNP
9 5 (1.66%) PhD
9 5 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.33%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.33%) MCTS
10 4 (1.33%) MCITP
11 2 (0.66%) CCA
11 2 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.66%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.64%) SLA
2 8 (2.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.66%) QA
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 94 (31.23%) Active Directory
2 46 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (11.63%) vSphere
4 22 (7.31%) VMware ESX
5 17 (5.65%) XenApp
6 10 (3.32%) XenDesktop
7 9 (2.99%) Terminal Services
8 7 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (1.33%) Hyper-V
10 3 (1.00%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.00%) Xen
10 3 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.66%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.33%) XenServer
12 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 25 (8.31%) SCCM
2 15 (4.98%) MOM
3 11 (3.65%) SCOM
4 5 (1.66%) WSUS
5 4 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.00%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.66%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.66%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 141 (46.84%) Microsoft
2 92 (30.56%) VMware
3 57 (18.94%) Citrix
4 50 (16.61%) Oracle
5 37 (12.29%) Cisco
6 15 (4.98%) HP
7 14 (4.65%) CommVault
7 14 (4.65%) Intel
7 14 (4.65%) FalconStor
8 12 (3.99%) Altiris
9 10 (3.32%) Symantec
10 7 (2.33%) Dell
10 7 (2.33%) IBM
10 7 (2.33%) SAP
11 6 (1.99%) Akamai
11 6 (1.99%) Nintex
12 4 (1.33%) Lumesse
12 4 (1.33%) Sybase
13 2 (0.66%) NetApp
13 2 (0.66%) Avaya
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus (£7K) + Full Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-35k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £27,000 to £29,500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £20k plus Bonus, Health and Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £28,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Luton, Bedford, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year plus Share Scheme + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago