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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 167 182 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.38% 15.81% 19.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.01% 65.23% 70.71%
Number of salaries quoted 150 158 185
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
283 279 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.45% 24.24% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 249 237 259
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +4 67 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Bedford -2 58 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Dunstable -10 9 £46,000 +24.32%
Shefford 0 4 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 194 (62.38%) Microsoft
2 168 (54.02%) SQL Server
3 119 (38.26%) Active Directory
4 117 (37.62%) .NET
5 111 (35.69%) C#
6 98 (31.51%) ASP.NET
7 95 (30.55%) MS Excel
8 91 (29.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 90 (28.94%) Agile Software Development
10 88 (28.30%) SQL
11 87 (27.97%) MS Exchange
12 84 (27.01%) Citrix
12 84 (27.01%) VMware
13 77 (24.76%) JavaScript
14 76 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 72 (23.15%) ITIL
16 69 (22.19%) Microsoft Azure
17 67 (21.54%) jQuery
17 67 (21.54%) CSS
18 66 (21.22%) HTML
19 65 (20.90%) MVC
20 64 (20.58%) Microsoft Certification
20 64 (20.58%) VMware Infrastructure
21 62 (19.94%) Windows Server 2003
22 60 (19.29%) ASP.NET MVC
23 53 (17.04%) MS Office
24 50 (16.08%) .NET Framework
25 49 (15.76%) Exchange Server 2007
26 48 (15.43%) Degree
26 48 (15.43%) Web Services

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 87 (27.97%) MS Exchange
2 49 (15.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 45 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (13.50%) SharePoint
5 40 (12.86%) IIS
6 33 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 23 (7.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (2.89%) Lync
10 5 (1.61%) CMS
11 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.64%) Apache
12 2 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 95 (30.55%) MS Excel
2 53 (17.04%) MS Office
3 3 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 69 (22.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (14.15%) Office 365
3 5 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.61%) SaaS
4 3 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.64%) IaaS
5 2 (0.64%) PaaS
6 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (13.18%) TCP/IP
2 34 (10.93%) DHCP
3 32 (10.29%) SAN
4 31 (9.97%) DNS
5 17 (5.47%) Firewall
5 17 (5.47%) iSCSI
6 13 (4.18%) LAN
7 11 (3.54%) WAN
8 10 (3.22%) Network Security
9 9 (2.89%) NetScaler
10 6 (1.93%) PBX
11 5 (1.61%) Intranet
11 5 (1.61%) Internet
12 3 (0.96%) BIG-IP
12 3 (0.96%) FTP
12 3 (0.96%) SSL
12 3 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.64%) VPN
14 1 (0.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (54.02%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 31 (9.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (5.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.86%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.54%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.57%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.64%) MS Access
11 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.32%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.32%) MySQL
12 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (13.50%) Visual Studio
2 24 (7.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (6.43%) Moq
4 19 (6.11%) Rhino Mocks
5 13 (4.18%) Subversion
6 9 (2.89%) NUnit
7 8 (2.57%) MSTest
8 5 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (1.29%) JIRA
9 4 (1.29%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.29%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.29%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.96%) Selenium
11 2 (0.64%) PowerBuilder
12 1 (0.32%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.32%) NSubstitute
General
1 32 (10.29%) Finance
2 28 (9.00%) Banking
3 21 (6.75%) Retail
4 9 (2.89%) Games
4 9 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.25%) Legal
6 6 (1.93%) Back Office
6 6 (1.93%) Retail Banking
6 6 (1.93%) German Language
7 5 (1.61%) Hindi Language
7 5 (1.61%) French Language
8 4 (1.29%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.96%) Electronics
9 3 (0.96%) Publishing
9 3 (0.96%) Billing
10 1 (0.32%) Local Government
10 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 97 (31.19%) Developer
2 37 (11.90%) Analyst
2 37 (11.90%) Senior Developer
2 37 (11.90%) .NET Developer
2 37 (11.90%) C# Developer
3 32 (10.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 31 (9.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 25 (8.04%) Team Leader
6 23 (7.40%) Consultant
7 21 (6.75%) Web Developer
7 21 (6.75%) Support Analyst
8 17 (5.47%) Support Engineer
8 17 (5.47%) Technical Analyst
9 16 (5.14%) Senior C# Developer
10 14 (4.50%) Senior .NET Developer
10 14 (4.50%) ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (4.50%) Software Developer
11 13 (4.18%) Technical Support
11 13 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (4.18%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (37.62%) .NET
2 98 (31.51%) ASP.NET
3 67 (21.54%) CSS
3 67 (21.54%) jQuery
4 66 (21.22%) HTML
5 60 (19.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 50 (16.08%) .NET Framework
7 48 (15.43%) Web Services
8 42 (13.50%) WCF
8 42 (13.50%) Entity Framework
8 42 (13.50%) AngularJS
9 40 (12.86%) HTML5
10 33 (10.61%) WPF
11 30 (9.65%) CSS3
12 27 (8.68%) WinForms
13 23 (7.40%) Ajax
13 23 (7.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 19 (6.11%) Silverlight
15 17 (5.47%) ADO.NET
16 16 (5.14%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.18%) Mathematics
2 17 (5.47%) Computer Science
3 16 (5.14%) Data Centre
4 14 (4.50%) Client/Server
4 14 (4.50%) N-Tier
5 11 (3.54%) Clustering
6 10 (3.22%) Physics
7 8 (2.57%) Tandem
7 8 (2.57%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.93%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.93%) Replication
9 4 (1.29%) PKI
9 4 (1.29%) GIS
10 3 (0.96%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.96%) Wiki
10 3 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.96%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 91 (29.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 76 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 62 (19.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (8.36%) Windows 7
5 21 (6.75%) Windows 8
6 16 (5.14%) Windows XP
7 15 (4.82%) Android
8 13 (4.18%) UNIX
9 10 (3.22%) Linux
10 9 (2.89%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.93%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.61%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.32%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (28.94%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (23.15%) ITIL
3 65 (20.90%) MVC
4 43 (13.83%) Scrum
5 40 (12.86%) TDD
6 36 (11.58%) Software Engineering
7 28 (9.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (9.00%) Service Delivery
8 26 (8.36%) Multithreading
8 26 (8.36%) Capacity Planning
9 24 (7.72%) Kanban
10 22 (7.07%) OO
10 22 (7.07%) Mentoring
11 21 (6.75%) Server Building
11 21 (6.75%) OOD
12 20 (6.43%) Project Management
12 20 (6.43%) Migration
12 20 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (5.79%) Web Development
14 17 (5.47%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (35.69%) C#
2 88 (28.30%) SQL
3 77 (24.76%) JavaScript
4 37 (11.90%) T-SQL
5 36 (11.58%) C
6 22 (7.07%) PowerShell
7 14 (4.50%) VB
8 8 (2.57%) Java
9 5 (1.61%) C++
9 5 (1.61%) Perl
9 5 (1.61%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.96%) VBA
10 3 (0.96%) Python
10 3 (0.96%) VBScript
11 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.64%) R
12 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.32%) XAML
12 1 (0.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 64 (20.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (15.43%) Degree
3 46 (14.79%) MCSE
4 35 (11.25%) MCSA
5 33 (10.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 27 (8.68%) MCP
7 22 (7.07%) VCP5
8 14 (4.50%) Citrix Certification
8 14 (4.50%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (2.89%) CCA
10 7 (2.25%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (2.25%) CCNA
11 6 (1.93%) PhD
11 6 (1.93%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.96%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.64%) PMP
13 2 (0.64%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.64%) MOS
13 2 (0.64%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.04%) SLA
2 4 (1.29%) QA
3 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) HL7
System Software
1 119 (38.26%) Active Directory
2 64 (20.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (13.18%) VMware ESX
4 36 (11.58%) XenApp
5 33 (10.61%) vSphere
6 17 (5.47%) Terminal Services
7 16 (5.14%) ISA Server
8 13 (4.18%) Hyper-V
9 12 (3.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 11 (3.54%) XenDesktop
11 9 (2.89%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (2.57%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (4.82%) SCCM
2 11 (3.54%) MOM
2 11 (3.54%) WSUS
3 9 (2.89%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (1.93%) Windows Intune
5 5 (1.61%) SCOM
6 3 (0.96%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.64%) Puppet
7 2 (0.64%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 194 (62.38%) Microsoft
2 84 (27.01%) Citrix
2 84 (27.01%) VMware
3 28 (9.00%) Intel
4 22 (7.07%) Cisco
5 21 (6.75%) Oracle
6 10 (3.22%) McAfee
7 7 (2.25%) Websense
7 7 (2.25%) Juniper
8 6 (1.93%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.93%) Akamai
9 5 (1.61%) HP
10 4 (1.29%) Tieto
10 4 (1.29%) Remedy
10 4 (1.29%) Mitel
11 3 (0.96%) Symantec
11 3 (0.96%) F5
11 3 (0.96%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.96%) Apple
12 2 (0.64%) Dell
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: Up to £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sandy, Bedfordshire
RSPB
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + + Bonus (6K) + Car (7K)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Shefford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago