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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 166 255 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.24% 21.48% 18.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.17% 81.73% 72.56%
Number of salaries quoted 150 225 185
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £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
230 312 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.12% 26.28% 25.16%
Number of salaries quoted 210 272 255
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 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 2 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 -5 81 £37,500 -16.66% 8
Bedford -7 46 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Dunstable -9 6 £40,000 +11.11% 3
Shefford - 1 £38,500 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 184 (59.55%) Microsoft
2 144 (46.60%) SQL Server
3 123 (39.81%) Active Directory
4 111 (35.92%) SQL
5 101 (32.69%) .NET
5 101 (32.69%) MS Excel
6 93 (30.10%) C#
7 90 (29.13%) VMware
8 86 (27.83%) Citrix
9 75 (24.27%) ITIL
10 73 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
11 72 (23.30%) ASP.NET
12 68 (22.01%) MS Exchange
13 65 (21.04%) HTML
13 65 (21.04%) Windows Server 2008
14 62 (20.06%) Microsoft Certification
14 62 (20.06%) Windows Server 2003
15 60 (19.42%) JavaScript
16 58 (18.77%) Windows Server 2012
17 57 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
18 55 (17.80%) CSS
19 54 (17.48%) MS Office
20 53 (17.15%) jQuery
21 51 (16.50%) Microsoft Azure
22 50 (16.18%) Degree
22 50 (16.18%) Web Services
22 50 (16.18%) MVC
23 46 (14.89%) SAN
24 44 (14.24%) MCSE
25 43 (13.92%) vSphere

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 68 (22.01%) MS Exchange
2 42 (13.59%) SharePoint
3 37 (11.97%) Exchange Server 2007
3 37 (11.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (9.71%) IIS
5 27 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (3.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (2.59%) Lync
9 7 (2.27%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.62%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.32%) CMS
13 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 101 (32.69%) MS Excel
2 54 (17.48%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) MS Project
3 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.32%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (1.62%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 51 (16.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (11.65%) Office 365
3 7 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.65%) IaaS
5 2 (0.65%) SaaS
5 2 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (14.89%) SAN
2 33 (10.68%) TCP/IP
3 27 (8.74%) DHCP
4 26 (8.41%) DNS
5 19 (6.15%) WAN
5 19 (6.15%) Firewall
6 17 (5.50%) LAN
7 16 (5.18%) iSCSI
8 15 (4.85%) Fibre Channel
9 12 (3.88%) Network Security
10 10 (3.24%) Internet
11 5 (1.62%) PBX
11 5 (1.62%) FTP
11 5 (1.62%) NetScaler
12 4 (1.29%) Intranet
13 3 (0.97%) MPLS
13 3 (0.97%) BIG-IP
14 2 (0.65%) VLAN
14 2 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (0.65%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (46.60%) SQL Server
2 38 (12.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (8.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (8.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.88%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.91%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.62%) MySQL
9 5 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (1.29%) MS Access
11 3 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.32%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 31 (10.03%) Visual Studio
2 15 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.91%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (2.91%) Moq
3 9 (2.91%) Subversion
4 5 (1.62%) JIRA
5 4 (1.29%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.29%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.65%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.32%) NUnit
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.32%) NSubstitute
General
1 25 (8.09%) Finance
2 16 (5.18%) Banking
3 10 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.27%) Legal
5 6 (1.94%) Games
6 5 (1.62%) French Language
6 5 (1.62%) German Language
6 5 (1.62%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.62%) Automotive
7 4 (1.29%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.29%) Publishing
7 4 (1.29%) Retail
7 4 (1.29%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.97%) Hindi Language
9 2 (0.65%) Danish Language
9 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 73 (23.62%) Developer
2 40 (12.94%) Analyst
3 33 (10.68%) Support Engineer
4 32 (10.36%) C# Developer
5 31 (10.03%) Consultant
6 30 (9.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 28 (9.06%) .NET Developer
8 25 (8.09%) Senior Developer
8 25 (8.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (7.77%) Support Analyst
10 21 (6.80%) Server Engineer
11 15 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (4.53%) Web Developer
12 14 (4.53%) Server Support
12 14 (4.53%) Infrastructure Manager
12 14 (4.53%) Team Leader
13 13 (4.21%) Senior C# Developer
13 13 (4.21%) DBA
13 13 (4.21%) Support Technician
13 13 (4.21%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (32.69%) .NET
2 72 (23.30%) ASP.NET
3 65 (21.04%) HTML
4 55 (17.80%) CSS
5 53 (17.15%) jQuery
6 50 (16.18%) Web Services
7 40 (12.94%) HTML5
7 40 (12.94%) .NET Framework
8 38 (12.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (10.68%) CSS3
10 29 (9.39%) AngularJS
11 28 (9.06%) Entity Framework
11 28 (9.06%) WCF
12 20 (6.47%) WPF
13 19 (6.15%) Ajax
14 16 (5.18%) WinForms
14 16 (5.18%) Silverlight
15 14 (4.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 12 (3.88%) ADO.NET
16 12 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.71%) Mathematics
2 27 (8.74%) Data Centre
3 18 (5.83%) Replication
4 15 (4.85%) N-Tier
5 14 (4.53%) Clustering
6 12 (3.88%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.56%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.27%) Physics
10 5 (1.62%) GIS
10 5 (1.62%) PKI
11 4 (1.29%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.29%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.97%) W3C
12 3 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.65%) Statistics
14 1 (0.32%) iPhone
14 1 (0.32%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 65 (21.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 62 (20.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 58 (18.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (9.06%) Windows 7
5 24 (7.77%) Linux
6 23 (7.44%) Windows XP
7 22 (7.12%) UNIX
7 22 (7.12%) Windows 8
8 12 (3.88%) Android
9 9 (2.91%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.27%) HPUX
10 7 (2.27%) Solaris
10 7 (2.27%) Windows 2000
11 6 (1.94%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.97%) OpenVMS
12 3 (0.97%) AIX
13 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.32%) CentOS
13 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (24.27%) ITIL
2 73 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (16.18%) MVC
4 41 (13.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 32 (10.36%) Scrum
6 30 (9.71%) Software Engineering
7 26 (8.41%) TDD
8 25 (8.09%) OO
9 23 (7.44%) Capacity Planning
10 22 (7.12%) Service Delivery
11 19 (6.15%) Migration
11 19 (6.15%) Project Management
11 19 (6.15%) Mentoring
12 18 (5.83%) ERP
13 16 (5.18%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (5.18%) Multithreading
13 16 (5.18%) Server Building
14 15 (4.85%) Kanban
15 13 (4.21%) Web Development
15 13 (4.21%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 111 (35.92%) SQL
2 93 (30.10%) C#
3 60 (19.42%) JavaScript
4 30 (9.71%) T-SQL
5 28 (9.06%) PowerShell
6 25 (8.09%) C
7 22 (7.12%) VB
8 13 (4.21%) Java
9 8 (2.59%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.94%) VBA
11 4 (1.29%) Perl
12 3 (0.97%) PHP
12 3 (0.97%) C++
12 3 (0.97%) XAML
13 2 (0.65%) R
13 2 (0.65%) VBScript
14 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 62 (20.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (16.18%) Degree
3 44 (14.24%) MCSE
4 37 (11.97%) MCSA
5 32 (10.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 25 (8.09%) MCP
7 19 (6.15%) VCP5
8 17 (5.50%) CCNA
8 17 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (4.85%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (4.53%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (2.91%) CCA
12 6 (1.94%) A+ Certification
13 5 (1.62%) PhD
13 5 (1.62%) CCNP
14 4 (1.29%) MCTS
15 2 (0.65%) MOS
15 2 (0.65%) Security Cleared
15 2 (0.65%) VCP4
16 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.12%) SLA
2 7 (2.27%) QA
3 3 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 123 (39.81%) Active Directory
2 57 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (13.92%) vSphere
4 34 (11.00%) VMware ESX
5 33 (10.68%) XenApp
6 17 (5.50%) Terminal Services
7 14 (4.53%) ISA Server
7 14 (4.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 12 (3.88%) XenDesktop
9 7 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
9 7 (2.27%) Terminal Server
10 4 (1.29%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.65%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.32%) XenServer
12 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 27 (8.74%) SCCM
2 13 (4.21%) WSUS
3 9 (2.91%) SCOM
3 9 (2.91%) MOM
4 7 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (1.62%) Windows Intune
6 3 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.65%) Puppet
7 2 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.65%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 184 (59.55%) Microsoft
2 90 (29.13%) VMware
3 86 (27.83%) Citrix
4 42 (13.59%) Oracle
5 31 (10.03%) Cisco
6 24 (7.77%) Intel
7 12 (3.88%) CommVault
7 12 (3.88%) FalconStor
8 9 (2.91%) Altiris
8 9 (2.91%) HP
9 7 (2.27%) Juniper
9 7 (2.27%) Symantec
9 7 (2.27%) McAfee
9 7 (2.27%) Websense
10 6 (1.94%) SAP
10 6 (1.94%) Akamai
11 5 (1.62%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.29%) Sybase
12 4 (1.29%) Remedy
12 4 (1.29%) Tieto
Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + bonus & full bens
Posted: Yesterday
Sandy Biggleswade
Questor Resourcing
Salary: circa £25k upon experience
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + PENSION
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £18,000 + Health, Pension, Dental, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
FirstPort
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
FirstPort
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
FirstPort
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
FirstPort
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago