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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 160 210 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.63% 20.71% 19.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.48% 71.92% 73.24%
Number of salaries quoted 154 199 197
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,400 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,600 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -1.11%
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
227 292 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.60% 28.80% 26.21%
Number of salaries quoted 216 277 271
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Bedford -4 52 £45,000 +16.12% 4
Luton +7 39 £41,500 -12.63% 3
Dunstable -4 12 £39,000 +41.81%
Biggleswade +3 1 - -
Shefford - 1 £33,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 144 (42.99%) Microsoft
2 137 (40.90%) SQL Server
3 115 (34.33%) .NET
4 105 (31.34%) MS Excel
5 99 (29.55%) ASP.NET
6 98 (29.25%) C#
6 98 (29.25%) Active Directory
7 96 (28.66%) SQL
8 93 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
9 90 (26.87%) VMware
10 71 (21.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 68 (20.30%) MVC
12 64 (19.10%) Scrum
12 64 (19.10%) ITIL
13 62 (18.51%) DNS
14 59 (17.61%) WCF
14 59 (17.61%) SharePoint
15 58 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
16 56 (16.72%) WPF
16 56 (16.72%) SAN
17 55 (16.42%) DHCP
17 55 (16.42%) HTML
18 52 (15.52%) WinForms
19 51 (15.22%) TCP/IP
19 51 (15.22%) T-SQL
19 51 (15.22%) Citrix
20 48 (14.33%) TDD
20 48 (14.33%) ASP.NET MVC
21 47 (14.03%) SQL Server 2008
21 47 (14.03%) Microsoft Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 59 (17.61%) SharePoint
2 37 (11.04%) IIS
3 34 (10.15%) MS Exchange
4 18 (5.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 16 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (4.78%) Lotus Domino
5 16 (4.78%) SharePoint Server
6 14 (4.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (3.28%) WebLogic
9 8 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (2.09%) WebLogic Portal
10 7 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.19%) Lync
11 4 (1.19%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 3 (0.90%) Apache
13 2 (0.60%) JBoss
13 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 105 (31.34%) MS Excel
2 33 (9.85%) MS Office
3 21 (6.27%) PaintShop Pro
3 21 (6.27%) RoboHelp
4 20 (5.97%) FrameMaker
5 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.39%) SaaS
4 4 (1.19%) Office 365
5 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (18.51%) DNS
2 56 (16.72%) SAN
3 55 (16.42%) DHCP
4 51 (15.22%) TCP/IP
5 45 (13.43%) WAN
6 42 (12.54%) LAN
7 33 (9.85%) Firewall
8 23 (6.87%) Internet
8 23 (6.87%) Wireless
8 23 (6.87%) VPN
8 23 (6.87%) FTP
9 18 (5.37%) VoIP
10 12 (3.58%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (3.28%) iSCSI
12 8 (2.39%) HTTP
13 7 (2.09%) Network Security
14 6 (1.79%) NAS
15 5 (1.49%) SSL
16 4 (1.19%) HTTPS
16 4 (1.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (40.90%) SQL Server
2 47 (14.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (11.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.79%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.49%) MySQL
9 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.90%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.30%) MS Access
11 1 (0.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 42 (12.54%) Visual Studio
2 38 (11.34%) Moq
3 31 (9.25%) Rhino Mocks
4 21 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (5.97%) Subversion
6 14 (4.18%) MSTest
6 14 (4.18%) NUnit
7 8 (2.39%) Cucumber
7 8 (2.39%) JIRA
7 8 (2.39%) WATIR
8 4 (1.19%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.19%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.30%) JMeter
9 1 (0.30%) Selenium
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (5.97%) Publishing
2 16 (4.78%) Finance
3 9 (2.69%) Games
4 8 (2.39%) Marketing
4 8 (2.39%) Back Office
5 6 (1.79%) Aerospace
5 6 (1.79%) Legal
6 4 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.90%) Retail
8 2 (0.60%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Automotive
9 1 (0.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (26.57%) Developer
2 66 (19.70%) Analyst
3 45 (13.43%) C# Developer
4 44 (13.13%) .NET Developer
5 42 (12.54%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (8.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 29 (8.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 28 (8.36%) Support Analyst
9 27 (8.06%) Senior Developer
9 27 (8.06%) Support Engineer
10 25 (7.46%) Senior C# Developer
11 23 (6.87%) Administrator
12 21 (6.27%) Author
12 21 (6.27%) Technical Author
12 21 (6.27%) Network Engineer
13 20 (5.97%) Network Support
14 19 (5.67%) Web Engineer
15 17 (5.07%) Senior .NET Developer
16 16 (4.78%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
16 16 (4.78%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (34.33%) .NET
2 99 (29.55%) ASP.NET
3 59 (17.61%) WCF
4 56 (16.72%) WPF
5 55 (16.42%) HTML
6 52 (15.52%) WinForms
7 48 (14.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (12.84%) Web Services
9 39 (11.64%) .NET Framework
10 36 (10.75%) CSS
11 35 (10.45%) Silverlight
12 27 (8.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 25 (7.46%) LINQ
14 21 (6.27%) ADO.NET
15 19 (5.67%) HTML5
16 18 (5.37%) Ajax
17 14 (4.18%) Spring.NET
17 14 (4.18%) Castle Windsor
17 14 (4.18%) Ninject
17 14 (4.18%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.16%) N-Tier
2 14 (4.18%) Clustering
2 14 (4.18%) Inversion of Control
3 12 (3.58%) SecurID
4 11 (3.28%) Blackberry
4 11 (3.28%) User Experience
5 10 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.09%) FMCG
6 7 (2.09%) Replication
6 7 (2.09%) Mathematics
6 7 (2.09%) Physics
7 6 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.19%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.60%) PDA
11 2 (0.60%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.60%) Statistics
12 1 (0.30%) Performance Metrics
12 1 (0.30%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 71 (21.19%) Windows Server 2008
2 43 (12.84%) Windows 7
3 38 (11.34%) Android
4 34 (10.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (8.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (6.57%) Apple iOS
6 22 (6.57%) Linux
7 20 (5.97%) Windows XP
8 17 (5.07%) UNIX
9 14 (4.18%) Windows Phone 8
9 14 (4.18%) Windows Phone
10 10 (2.99%) VMS
11 9 (2.69%) Solaris
12 8 (2.39%) HPUX
12 8 (2.39%) Windows Vista
13 7 (2.09%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.90%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.30%) CentOS
16 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (20.30%) MVC
3 64 (19.10%) Scrum
3 64 (19.10%) ITIL
4 48 (14.33%) TDD
5 39 (11.64%) OO
6 30 (8.96%) Multithreading
7 28 (8.36%) OOD
8 26 (7.76%) E-Commerce
8 26 (7.76%) Project Management
8 26 (7.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 26 (7.76%) Migration
9 25 (7.46%) Service Delivery
10 21 (6.27%) Web Development
10 21 (6.27%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (5.67%) Database Security
12 17 (5.07%) Web Application Development
12 17 (5.07%) Mentoring
13 16 (4.78%) Problem Management
13 16 (4.78%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 98 (29.25%) C#
2 96 (28.66%) SQL
3 51 (15.22%) T-SQL
4 32 (9.55%) JavaScript
5 27 (8.06%) PowerShell
6 20 (5.97%) Python
7 15 (4.48%) VB.NET
8 12 (3.58%) Java
9 9 (2.69%) Ruby
10 6 (1.79%) VBA
10 6 (1.79%) VB
10 6 (1.79%) C++
11 2 (0.60%) VBScript
11 2 (0.60%) Groovy
11 2 (0.60%) VB6
12 1 (0.30%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.30%) XAML
12 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (14.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (9.25%) Degree
3 28 (8.36%) MCSE
4 21 (6.27%) MCITP
5 20 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (5.97%) CCNA
6 16 (4.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (4.18%) MCP
8 11 (3.28%) MCSA
8 11 (3.28%) VCP5
9 8 (2.39%) MCTS
10 7 (2.09%) PhD
11 6 (1.79%) CCNP
12 4 (1.19%) CCA
12 4 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.90%) ISEB
13 3 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.90%) CCIP
13 3 (0.90%) CCSP
14 2 (0.60%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.55%) SLA
2 7 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 98 (29.25%) Active Directory
2 58 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (7.76%) VMware ESX
4 24 (7.16%) vSphere
5 19 (5.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 15 (4.48%) XenApp
7 10 (2.99%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.79%) ISA Server
9 5 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.19%) UAG
10 4 (1.19%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.90%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.90%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.90%) Xen
12 2 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.60%) Firmware
12 2 (0.60%) XenServer
12 2 (0.60%) VMFS
13 1 (0.30%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 20 (5.97%) MOM
2 18 (5.37%) SCOM
3 12 (3.58%) Backup Exec
4 10 (2.99%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (2.39%) SCCM
5 8 (2.39%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.19%) HP SIM
7 3 (0.90%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.60%) WSUS
9 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.30%) Nagios
9 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 144 (42.99%) Microsoft
2 90 (26.87%) VMware
3 51 (15.22%) Citrix
4 37 (11.04%) Cisco
5 28 (8.36%) Oracle
6 20 (5.97%) HP
7 17 (5.07%) Symantec
8 16 (4.78%) Lotus
9 14 (4.18%) McAfee
10 11 (3.28%) Dell
11 10 (2.99%) Clearswift
12 7 (2.09%) IBM
12 7 (2.09%) Nintex
13 6 (1.79%) Intel
14 5 (1.49%) Xamarin
15 4 (1.19%) NetApp
15 4 (1.19%) Progress
16 3 (0.90%) Avaya
16 3 (0.90%) Lumesse
16 3 (0.90%) Altiris
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits & overtime
Posted: 3 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-35k + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Harris Global
Salary: £45,000 per annum £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + bens including pension & share opt
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago