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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 120 194 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.77% 19.64% 21.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.42% 72.93% 78.68%
Number of salaries quoted 111 183 236
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £27,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
178 266 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.94% 26.92% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 166 254 298
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% -1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £57,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -5 48 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Luton +9 25 £40,250 -13.44% 4
Dunstable -2 12 £39,000 +4.00% 2
Biggleswade - 1 - -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 133 (43.32%) Microsoft
2 114 (37.13%) SQL Server
3 104 (33.88%) MS Excel
4 94 (30.62%) .NET
5 92 (29.97%) SQL
5 92 (29.97%) Active Directory
6 87 (28.34%) VMware
7 80 (26.06%) C#
8 78 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
9 71 (23.13%) ASP.NET
10 65 (21.17%) ITIL
11 54 (17.59%) MVC
12 51 (16.61%) Citrix
12 51 (16.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 50 (16.29%) HTML
13 50 (16.29%) Scrum
14 49 (15.96%) SharePoint
15 48 (15.64%) DNS
16 46 (14.98%) VMware Infrastructure
17 45 (14.66%) SAN
18 44 (14.33%) DHCP
18 44 (14.33%) WinForms
18 44 (14.33%) WCF
19 43 (14.01%) Web Services
20 41 (13.36%) WPF
21 40 (13.03%) TCP/IP
22 39 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
22 39 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC
23 38 (12.38%) SQL Server 2005
23 38 (12.38%) TDD

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 49 (15.96%) SharePoint
2 29 (9.45%) IIS
3 26 (8.47%) MS Exchange
4 20 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (4.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (4.56%) SharePoint Server
7 12 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (3.91%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (2.61%) Lotus Domino
9 7 (2.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (2.28%) WebLogic Portal
10 5 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.65%) Lync
11 2 (0.65%) JBoss
11 2 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 104 (33.88%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.84%) MS Office
2 21 (6.84%) RoboHelp
2 21 (6.84%) PaintShop Pro
3 20 (6.51%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.33%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.63%) SaaS
4 2 (0.65%) Office 365
5 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (15.64%) DNS
2 45 (14.66%) SAN
3 44 (14.33%) DHCP
4 40 (13.03%) TCP/IP
5 33 (10.75%) WAN
6 32 (10.42%) LAN
7 23 (7.49%) Firewall
8 22 (7.17%) FTP
9 21 (6.84%) Wireless
10 18 (5.86%) Internet
11 13 (4.23%) VoIP
12 12 (3.91%) VPN
13 9 (2.93%) iSCSI
14 8 (2.61%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (2.28%) Fibre Channel
16 5 (1.63%) HTTP
16 5 (1.63%) NetScaler
16 5 (1.63%) Network Security
17 4 (1.30%) NAS
18 3 (0.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (37.13%) SQL Server
2 39 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (12.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.30%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.33%) MySQL
9 1 (0.33%) MS Access
9 1 (0.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 32 (10.42%) Moq
2 30 (9.77%) Rhino Mocks
3 27 (8.79%) Visual Studio
4 12 (3.91%) MSTest
4 12 (3.91%) NUnit
5 10 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (2.93%) Subversion
7 8 (2.61%) WATIR
7 8 (2.61%) JIRA
7 8 (2.61%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.98%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.98%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (6.84%) Publishing
2 17 (5.54%) Finance
3 9 (2.93%) Aerospace
3 9 (2.93%) Games
4 8 (2.61%) Marketing
4 8 (2.61%) Back Office
5 6 (1.95%) Legal
6 4 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.98%) Retail
8 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.65%) Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 68 (22.15%) Developer
1 68 (22.15%) Analyst
2 40 (13.03%) .NET Developer
3 38 (12.38%) C# Developer
4 36 (11.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (10.42%) Support Analyst
6 28 (9.12%) Support Engineer
7 27 (8.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (7.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (6.84%) Author
9 21 (6.84%) Technical Author
10 20 (6.51%) Senior C# Developer
10 20 (6.51%) Senior Developer
11 18 (5.86%) Web Engineer
11 18 (5.86%) 3rd Line Support
11 18 (5.86%) Senior .NET Developer
12 15 (4.89%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (4.56%) ASP.NET Developer
14 13 (4.23%) Network Support
14 13 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (30.62%) .NET
2 71 (23.13%) ASP.NET
3 50 (16.29%) HTML
4 44 (14.33%) WinForms
4 44 (14.33%) WCF
5 43 (14.01%) Web Services
6 41 (13.36%) WPF
7 39 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (10.42%) .NET Framework
9 29 (9.45%) CSS
10 28 (9.12%) Silverlight
11 22 (7.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 20 (6.51%) LINQ
13 18 (5.86%) ADO.NET
14 15 (4.89%) HTML5
15 12 (3.91%) Spring.NET
15 12 (3.91%) Unity DI Container
15 12 (3.91%) Castle Windsor
15 12 (3.91%) Ninject
16 10 (3.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.17%) N-Tier
2 15 (4.89%) Clustering
3 12 (3.91%) Inversion of Control
3 12 (3.91%) Replication
4 9 (2.93%) User Experience
5 8 (2.61%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.28%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (2.28%) SecurID
6 7 (2.28%) Mathematics
6 7 (2.28%) Physics
6 7 (2.28%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.28%) FMCG
7 2 (0.65%) Statistics
7 2 (0.65%) PDA
7 2 (0.65%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.33%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 51 (16.61%) Windows Server 2008
2 34 (11.07%) Windows 7
3 32 (10.42%) Android
4 29 (9.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (7.17%) Apple iOS
7 20 (6.51%) Linux
7 20 (6.51%) UNIX
8 17 (5.54%) Windows XP
9 9 (2.93%) Solaris
9 9 (2.93%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.28%) HPUX
10 7 (2.28%) Windows Phone
10 7 (2.28%) Windows Phone 8
11 6 (1.95%) VMS
12 5 (1.63%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.98%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.33%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (21.17%) ITIL
3 54 (17.59%) MVC
4 50 (16.29%) Scrum
5 38 (12.38%) TDD
6 35 (11.40%) OO
7 34 (11.07%) Disaster Recovery
8 27 (8.79%) Migration
9 25 (8.14%) E-Commerce
10 23 (7.49%) OOD
11 21 (6.84%) Multithreading
11 21 (6.84%) Service Delivery
12 20 (6.51%) Web Development
13 19 (6.19%) Mentoring
13 19 (6.19%) Problem Management
14 18 (5.86%) Project Management
15 16 (5.21%) Database Security
16 15 (4.89%) Web Application Development
17 14 (4.56%) MVVM
17 14 (4.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 92 (29.97%) SQL
2 80 (26.06%) C#
3 38 (12.38%) T-SQL
4 27 (8.79%) PowerShell
5 20 (6.51%) Python
6 13 (4.23%) VB.NET
6 13 (4.23%) Java
7 12 (3.91%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.93%) VB
8 9 (2.93%) Ruby
9 8 (2.61%) VBA
10 5 (1.63%) C++
11 1 (0.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.33%) C
11 1 (0.33%) XAML
11 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 33 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (8.79%) Degree
3 17 (5.54%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (5.54%) CCNA
3 17 (5.54%) MCSE
4 13 (4.23%) MCP
5 12 (3.91%) MCITP
5 12 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (3.91%) MCSA
6 11 (3.58%) VCP5
7 7 (2.28%) PhD
8 6 (1.95%) CCNP
9 3 (0.98%) MCTS
10 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.33%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.33%) CCSP
11 1 (0.33%) CCIP
11 1 (0.33%) ISEB
11 1 (0.33%) HNC
11 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.77%) SLA
2 7 (2.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 92 (29.97%) Active Directory
2 46 (14.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (8.79%) vSphere
4 25 (8.14%) VMware ESX
5 17 (5.54%) XenApp
6 11 (3.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (2.61%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.95%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.30%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.98%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.98%) Xen
10 3 (0.98%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.65%) XenServer
11 2 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.65%) UAG
11 2 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (5.86%) MOM
2 17 (5.54%) SCOM
3 16 (5.21%) SCCM
4 9 (2.93%) Backup Exec
5 8 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.95%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.65%) WSUS
8 2 (0.65%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.65%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 133 (43.32%) Microsoft
2 87 (28.34%) VMware
3 51 (16.61%) Citrix
4 34 (11.07%) Oracle
4 34 (11.07%) Cisco
5 16 (5.21%) Symantec
6 12 (3.91%) HP
6 12 (3.91%) Intel
7 11 (3.58%) Altiris
8 8 (2.61%) Lotus
9 7 (2.28%) McAfee
9 7 (2.28%) Dell
9 7 (2.28%) Nintex
10 6 (1.95%) FalconStor
10 6 (1.95%) Clearswift
10 6 (1.95%) IBM
10 6 (1.95%) CommVault
11 4 (1.30%) Lumesse
12 3 (0.98%) Progress
12 3 (0.98%) Akamai
Bedford, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Code Red Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 33k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedford, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £35,000 + share incentive scheme + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car
Posted: 17 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago