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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 187 202 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.65% 19.50% 21.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.26% 70.14% 73.13%
Number of salaries quoted 160 188 199
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
291 288 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.35% 27.80% 29.43%
Number of salaries quoted 246 267 277
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -3 72 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Luton -5 66 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Dunstable -1 8 £37,000 +37.03%
Shefford - 3 - - 1
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £27,500 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 248 (52.99%) SQL Server
2 235 (50.21%) Microsoft
3 193 (41.24%) .NET
4 173 (36.97%) C#
5 163 (34.83%) ASP.NET
6 158 (33.76%) VMware
7 150 (32.05%) SQL
8 146 (31.20%) MS Excel
9 137 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 116 (24.79%) DNS
11 107 (22.86%) Active Directory
11 107 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 102 (21.79%) Citrix
13 100 (21.37%) Visual Studio
14 98 (20.94%) Windows Server 2003
15 97 (20.73%) Firewall
16 96 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
17 94 (20.09%) WCF
17 94 (20.09%) MVC
18 93 (19.87%) DHCP
19 87 (18.59%) VMware Infrastructure
20 86 (18.38%) Scrum
21 85 (18.16%) SharePoint
21 85 (18.16%) IIS
21 85 (18.16%) T-SQL
21 85 (18.16%) MCSE
22 81 (17.31%) SAN
23 79 (16.88%) WPF
24 78 (16.67%) JavaScript
25 75 (16.03%) WAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 85 (18.16%) SharePoint
1 85 (18.16%) IIS
2 57 (12.18%) MS Exchange
3 48 (10.26%) Lotus Domino
4 39 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 27 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
6 25 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 24 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 22 (4.70%) SharePoint Server
9 14 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (2.56%) IBM Notes
11 9 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (1.71%) Lync
13 7 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (1.28%) CMS
14 6 (1.28%) Apache
15 5 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
16 3 (0.64%) Office Communications Server
16 3 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
17 2 (0.43%) MQSeries
Applications
1 146 (31.20%) MS Excel
2 53 (11.32%) MS Office
3 10 (2.14%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.64%) PaintShop Pro
5 3 (0.64%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.43%) FrameMaker
6 2 (0.43%) MS Project
7 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.64%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 52 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.56%) SaaS
4 11 (2.35%) Office 365
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (24.79%) DNS
2 97 (20.73%) Firewall
3 93 (19.87%) DHCP
4 81 (17.31%) SAN
5 75 (16.03%) WAN
6 73 (15.60%) LAN
7 70 (14.96%) VPN
8 66 (14.10%) TCP/IP
9 36 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
10 34 (7.26%) Internet
11 26 (5.56%) FTP
12 21 (4.49%) Network Security
13 19 (4.06%) HTTP
14 17 (3.63%) SSL
15 16 (3.42%) HTTPS
16 13 (2.78%) MPLS
16 13 (2.78%) VoIP
17 12 (2.56%) BIG-IP
17 12 (2.56%) iSCSI
18 9 (1.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (52.99%) SQL Server
2 96 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (10.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 43 (9.19%) Relational Database
5 21 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (2.78%) MySQL
7 11 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (2.14%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.43%) SQLite
14 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.21%) MS Access
14 1 (0.21%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 100 (21.37%) Visual Studio
2 68 (14.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 57 (12.18%) Subversion
4 29 (6.20%) Moq
5 18 (3.85%) TeamCity
6 16 (3.42%) NUnit
7 14 (2.99%) Rhino Mocks
7 14 (2.99%) MSTest
8 12 (2.56%) Git (software)
9 5 (1.07%) JIRA
9 5 (1.07%) Selenium
9 5 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.85%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (0.85%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.85%) WATIR
10 4 (0.85%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.64%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.43%) PowerBuilder
13 1 (0.21%) Maven
13 1 (0.21%) JMeter
General
1 39 (8.33%) Finance
2 21 (4.49%) Marketing
3 10 (2.14%) Legal
3 10 (2.14%) Back Office
4 6 (1.28%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.64%) Games
5 3 (0.64%) Law
6 2 (0.43%) Advertising
6 2 (0.43%) Publishing
6 2 (0.43%) Banking
6 2 (0.43%) Retail
7 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.21%) Automotive
7 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 144 (30.77%) Developer
2 85 (18.16%) Analyst
3 63 (13.46%) .NET Developer
4 48 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 47 (10.04%) Senior Developer
6 44 (9.40%) Network Engineer
7 42 (8.97%) C# Developer
8 41 (8.76%) Network Support
9 40 (8.55%) PC Support
9 40 (8.55%) Support Analyst
9 40 (8.55%) Support Engineer
10 35 (7.48%) 3rd Line Support
11 32 (6.84%) C# .NET Developer
12 31 (6.62%) PC Engineer
13 26 (5.56%) Architect
13 26 (5.56%) Server Support
14 25 (5.34%) Administrator
15 23 (4.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 23 (4.91%) Senior C# Developer
15 23 (4.91%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (41.24%) .NET
2 163 (34.83%) ASP.NET
3 94 (20.09%) WCF
4 79 (16.88%) WPF
5 71 (15.17%) WinForms
6 67 (14.32%) Web Services
7 65 (13.89%) .NET Framework
8 58 (12.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 52 (11.11%) HTML
10 43 (9.19%) Silverlight
11 36 (7.69%) CSS
12 30 (6.41%) Ajax
13 28 (5.98%) Middleware
14 27 (5.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 26 (5.56%) LINQ
16 22 (4.70%) XML
17 21 (4.49%) jQuery
18 19 (4.06%) ADO.NET
19 18 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 16 (3.42%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.69%) SecurID
2 35 (7.48%) Blackberry
3 25 (5.34%) N-Tier
4 20 (4.27%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.35%) Statistics
6 11 (2.35%) Inversion of Control
7 9 (1.92%) Replication
7 9 (1.92%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.71%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.50%) Clustering
10 6 (1.28%) PKI
10 6 (1.28%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.07%) Firmware
12 4 (0.85%) Physics
13 2 (0.43%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.43%) AS400
13 2 (0.43%) Fat Client
14 1 (0.21%) Symmetrix DMX
14 1 (0.21%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 137 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 98 (20.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 61 (13.03%) Windows 7
4 49 (10.47%) Android
5 48 (10.26%) Linux
6 39 (8.33%) Windows Phone 8
6 39 (8.33%) Windows Phone
7 35 (7.48%) VMS
8 25 (5.34%) Windows XP
9 19 (4.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (3.42%) Windows Vista
11 13 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.50%) UNIX
13 6 (1.28%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.85%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.43%) Solaris
15 2 (0.43%) AIX
15 2 (0.43%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.43%) CentOS
16 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (20.09%) MVC
2 86 (18.38%) Scrum
3 74 (15.81%) TDD
4 63 (13.46%) Project Management
5 57 (12.18%) Multithreading
6 47 (10.04%) Software Engineering
7 46 (9.83%) ITIL
8 43 (9.19%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (8.97%) E-Commerce
10 39 (8.33%) Business Analysis
11 37 (7.91%) OOD
12 36 (7.69%) OO
13 35 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (7.05%) Technical Architecture
15 31 (6.62%) Product Management
16 28 (5.98%) Root Cause Analysis
17 27 (5.77%) Database Security
18 25 (5.34%) Web Development
19 22 (4.70%) Software Testing
20 21 (4.49%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 173 (36.97%) C#
2 150 (32.05%) SQL
3 85 (18.16%) T-SQL
4 78 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 39 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 33 (7.05%) VB.NET
7 17 (3.63%) C++
8 16 (3.42%) Java
9 12 (2.56%) VB
10 9 (1.92%) C
11 8 (1.71%) VB6
11 8 (1.71%) Groovy
12 5 (1.07%) Python
13 4 (0.85%) Perl
13 4 (0.85%) VBScript
13 4 (0.85%) Ruby
14 1 (0.21%) AWK
14 1 (0.21%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 1 (0.21%) VBA
14 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 107 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (18.16%) MCSE
3 41 (8.76%) Degree
4 28 (5.98%) MCITP
5 22 (4.70%) MCP
6 21 (4.49%) CCNA
6 21 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (3.63%) CCNP
7 17 (3.63%) ISEB
8 15 (3.21%) MCSA
9 13 (2.78%) CCIP
9 13 (2.78%) CCSP
9 13 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 13 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (2.56%) VCP5
10 12 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (2.56%) MCTS
11 7 (1.50%) CCA
11 7 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.84%) SLA
2 17 (3.63%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 107 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 87 (18.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (11.75%) vSphere
4 49 (10.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 31 (6.62%) XenApp
6 19 (4.06%) Terminal Services
7 17 (3.63%) Hyper-V
8 16 (3.42%) VMware ESX
9 13 (2.78%) ISA Server
10 12 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
11 11 (2.35%) UAG
12 10 (2.14%) VMware Server
13 8 (1.71%) XenServer
14 7 (1.50%) XenDesktop
14 7 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (1.50%) NFS
15 3 (0.64%) VMFS
15 3 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
16 2 (0.43%) MetaFrame
17 1 (0.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 36 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 35 (7.48%) McAfee ePO
3 24 (5.13%) SCOM
4 16 (3.42%) MOM
5 15 (3.21%) HP SIM
6 7 (1.50%) SCCM
7 5 (1.07%) WSUS
8 4 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.64%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.21%) Nagios
Vendors
1 235 (50.21%) Microsoft
2 158 (33.76%) VMware
3 102 (21.79%) Citrix
4 48 (10.26%) Lotus
5 45 (9.62%) Cisco
5 45 (9.62%) McAfee
6 41 (8.76%) Symantec
7 35 (7.48%) Clearswift
8 32 (6.84%) Oracle
9 28 (5.98%) HP
10 15 (3.21%) CheckPoint
11 13 (2.78%) F5
12 12 (2.56%) Dell
13 9 (1.92%) IBM
14 8 (1.71%) Civica
15 7 (1.50%) Adobe
15 7 (1.50%) NetApp
16 5 (1.07%) Siebel
16 5 (1.07%) CA
17 4 (0.85%) EMC
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Nuepc
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Bedford, Huntingdon,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £30-50,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £24k - 25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Shefford, Bedfordshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
RSPB
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 10 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 10 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 10 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 10 days ago