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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 141 148 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.13% 12.99% 24.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.06% 74.75% 77.02%
Number of salaries quoted 120 137 298
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+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
193 198 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.71% 17.38% 31.95%
Number of salaries quoted 171 185 381
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +4 38 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Dunstable +9 36 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Luton -13 33 £40,000 - 6
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 149 (51.74%) Microsoft
2 122 (42.36%) .NET
3 107 (37.15%) Windows Server
4 102 (35.42%) SQL Server
5 89 (30.90%) SQL
6 88 (30.56%) C#
7 86 (29.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 75 (26.04%) VMware
9 74 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
10 70 (24.31%) ITIL
11 68 (23.61%) ASP.NET
12 66 (22.92%) MS Excel
13 64 (22.22%) Oracle
14 63 (21.88%) Finance
15 58 (20.14%) JavaScript
15 58 (20.14%) VMware Infrastructure
16 57 (19.79%) IIS
17 56 (19.44%) HTML
17 56 (19.44%) jQuery
18 55 (19.10%) CSS
19 54 (18.75%) Unix
19 54 (18.75%) MVC
20 51 (17.71%) Active Directory
20 51 (17.71%) ASP.NET MVC
21 50 (17.36%) Degree
21 50 (17.36%) Web Services
21 50 (17.36%) Firewall
22 48 (16.67%) HTML5
23 46 (15.97%) Linux
24 45 (15.63%) Banking

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 57 (19.79%) IIS
2 42 (14.58%) MS Exchange
3 23 (7.99%) SharePoint
3 23 (7.99%) Tomcat
4 21 (7.29%) Apache
5 20 (6.94%) JBoss
6 13 (4.51%) SharePoint Server
7 12 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (2.43%) Skype for Business
10 6 (2.08%) Node.js
11 3 (1.04%) Confluence
12 1 (0.35%) CMS
12 1 (0.35%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.35%) SAP EP
12 1 (0.35%) SAP Portal
12 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 66 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 31 (10.76%) MS Office
3 3 (1.04%) DOC1
3 3 (1.04%) HipChat
4 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.39%) Sage X3
2 3 (1.04%) Exstream
3 1 (0.35%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.35%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (14.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (8.68%) Office 365
3 8 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 50 (17.36%) Firewall
2 21 (7.29%) WAN
3 16 (5.56%) LAN
3 16 (5.56%) VPN
4 13 (4.51%) TCP/IP
5 11 (3.82%) Intranet
6 9 (3.13%) DHCP
6 9 (3.13%) DNS
6 9 (3.13%) VPLS
7 8 (2.78%) Internet
7 8 (2.78%) Junos
8 7 (2.43%) VLAN
9 6 (2.08%) SSL
9 6 (2.08%) VoIP
10 5 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.74%) LDAP
10 5 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.39%) OSPF
11 4 (1.39%) SAN
11 4 (1.39%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (35.42%) SQL Server
2 41 (14.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (13.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (6.94%) MySQL
5 7 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.04%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.69%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.69%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.35%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 18 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.74%) Moq
2 5 (1.74%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.39%) JIRA
4 3 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.04%) GitLab
4 3 (1.04%) Selenium
4 3 (1.04%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.35%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.35%) MSTest
5 1 (0.35%) NUnit
5 1 (0.35%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
General
1 63 (21.88%) Finance
2 45 (15.63%) Banking
3 26 (9.03%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.43%) Retail
5 6 (2.08%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.39%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.04%) Automotive
7 3 (1.04%) Avionics
8 2 (0.69%) Back Office
8 2 (0.69%) Electronics
8 2 (0.69%) Games
8 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Billing
9 1 (0.35%) Legal
9 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (22.22%) Developer
2 58 (20.14%) .NET Developer
3 56 (19.44%) Analyst
4 38 (13.19%) Senior Developer
5 34 (11.81%) Senior .NET Developer
6 33 (11.46%) Architect
7 32 (11.11%) Support Analyst
8 31 (10.76%) C# Developer
8 31 (10.76%) Support Engineer
9 28 (9.72%) Applications Support
9 28 (9.72%) C# .NET Developer
10 26 (9.03%) Technical Architect
11 25 (8.68%) ASP.NET Developer
11 25 (8.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 25 (8.68%) IT Support
12 22 (7.64%) Applications Support Analyst
13 20 (6.94%) Software Engineer
14 15 (5.21%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
14 15 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support
14 15 (5.21%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (42.36%) .NET
2 68 (23.61%) ASP.NET
3 56 (19.44%) HTML
3 56 (19.44%) jQuery
4 55 (19.10%) CSS
5 51 (17.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 50 (17.36%) Web Services
7 48 (16.67%) HTML5
8 43 (14.93%) AngularJS
9 32 (11.11%) CSS3
10 28 (9.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 22 (7.64%) .NET Framework
12 19 (6.60%) WCF
13 18 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 16 (5.56%) Ajax
14 16 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 16 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (5.21%) J2EE
16 14 (4.86%) Entity Framework
17 12 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 12 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 12 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 11 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.43%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.43%) Private Cloud
7 6 (2.08%) EPoS
7 6 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.74%) iPad
8 5 (1.74%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.39%) Physics
10 3 (1.04%) Replication
10 3 (1.04%) Robotics
11 2 (0.69%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.69%) NHS
11 2 (0.69%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.35%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 107 (37.15%) Windows Server
2 86 (29.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (18.75%) Unix
4 46 (15.97%) Linux
5 33 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (9.38%) Windows 7
7 20 (6.94%) Windows 10
8 18 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (2.78%) Solaris
10 8 (2.78%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.74%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.69%) HPUX
12 2 (0.69%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.35%) OS/400
13 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (24.31%) ITIL
3 54 (18.75%) MVC
4 39 (13.54%) Service Delivery
5 36 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 30 (10.42%) Data Security
7 29 (10.07%) Change Management
8 27 (9.38%) Scrum
9 25 (8.68%) Software Engineering
10 23 (7.99%) Multithreading
11 20 (6.94%) Application Virtualisation
11 20 (6.94%) SOA
11 20 (6.94%) TOGAF
12 17 (5.90%) Identity Management
12 17 (5.90%) OO
13 16 (5.56%) DevOps
13 16 (5.56%) Project Management
14 15 (5.21%) Identity Access Management
14 15 (5.21%) Information Security
14 15 (5.21%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 89 (30.90%) SQL
2 88 (30.56%) C#
3 58 (20.14%) JavaScript
4 38 (13.19%) T-SQL
5 30 (10.42%) Java
6 26 (9.03%) Shell Script
7 19 (6.60%) PowerShell
8 17 (5.90%) C++
9 16 (5.56%) C
10 11 (3.82%) VB.NET
11 9 (3.13%) Ruby
12 8 (2.78%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.74%) VB
14 4 (1.39%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.35%) ABAP
15 1 (0.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 50 (17.36%) Degree
2 40 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (9.72%) MCSE
4 24 (8.33%) MCP
5 13 (4.51%) MCSA
5 13 (4.51%) Security Cleared
6 11 (3.82%) VCP5
6 11 (3.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (3.13%) CCNA
7 9 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.78%) DBS Check
9 7 (2.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (2.43%) MCDST
9 7 (2.43%) MCITP
9 7 (2.43%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.74%) CCNP
10 5 (1.74%) HND
11 4 (1.39%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.04%) MCTS
12 3 (1.04%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.11%) SLA
2 5 (1.74%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.69%) HL7
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 58 (20.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (17.71%) Active Directory
3 19 (6.60%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 14 (4.86%) vSphere
6 8 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (2.78%) XenDesktop
7 7 (2.43%) Terminal Services
7 7 (2.43%) XenApp
8 4 (1.39%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 15 (5.21%) SCCM
3 14 (4.86%) WSUS
4 13 (4.51%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 6 (2.08%) SCDPM
6 4 (1.39%) MOM
7 3 (1.04%) Dollar Universe
7 3 (1.04%) Puppet
8 2 (0.69%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.69%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.35%) SCOM
9 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 149 (51.74%) Microsoft
2 75 (26.04%) VMware
3 64 (22.22%) Oracle
4 41 (14.24%) Cisco
5 35 (12.15%) Citrix
6 24 (8.33%) Dell
7 16 (5.56%) Juniper
8 11 (3.82%) HP
9 10 (3.47%) Intel
9 10 (3.47%) Red Hat
10 9 (3.13%) Intel Security
11 8 (2.78%) AppSense
12 7 (2.43%) IBM
13 5 (1.74%) CA
14 4 (1.39%) Sage
14 4 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (1.39%) SAP
14 4 (1.39%) VeriFone
15 3 (1.04%) NETGEAR
15 3 (1.04%) SolarWinds
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 18 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedford
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Alere
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
RSPB
Salary: From £53,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedford
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago