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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 152 306 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.46% 24.58% 21.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.88% 78.66% 82.03%
Number of salaries quoted 140 292 231
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
203 389 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.98% 31.24% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 189 366 273
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -7 67 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Bedford -6 40 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Dunstable -11 6 £40,000 +6.66%
Leighton Buzzard -4 2 £30,000 -17.24%
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 145 (54.10%) Microsoft
2 120 (44.78%) SQL Server
3 105 (39.18%) SQL
4 94 (35.07%) Active Directory
5 90 (33.58%) MS Excel
6 89 (33.21%) .NET
7 80 (29.85%) VMware
8 78 (29.10%) C#
9 63 (23.51%) Citrix
10 60 (22.39%) ITIL
10 60 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
11 58 (21.64%) HTML
12 55 (20.52%) ASP.NET
13 47 (17.54%) MS Office
14 46 (17.16%) CSS
14 46 (17.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 44 (16.42%) MVC
16 43 (16.04%) Oracle
16 43 (16.04%) SQL Server 2008
17 42 (15.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 42 (15.67%) Web Services
18 40 (14.93%) MS Exchange
18 40 (14.93%) vSphere
19 39 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
19 39 (14.55%) JavaScript
20 38 (14.18%) Disaster Recovery
21 37 (13.81%) Microsoft Certification
22 36 (13.43%) SAN
22 36 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
23 34 (12.69%) T-SQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 40 (14.93%) MS Exchange
2 33 (12.31%) SharePoint
3 26 (9.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (7.46%) IIS
6 18 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (4.10%) WebLogic
8 10 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (2.24%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.12%) Lync
11 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.75%) JBoss
12 2 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 90 (33.58%) MS Excel
2 47 (17.54%) MS Office
3 8 (2.99%) FrameMaker
3 8 (2.99%) PaintShop Pro
3 8 (2.99%) RoboHelp
4 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.75%) MS Project
4 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (1.87%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.34%) Office 365
3 5 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.12%) SaaS
4 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.37%) IaaS
5 1 (0.37%) PaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 36 (13.43%) SAN
2 28 (10.45%) TCP/IP
3 21 (7.84%) WAN
4 20 (7.46%) DHCP
5 18 (6.72%) LAN
6 16 (5.97%) Fibre Channel
7 15 (5.60%) DNS
8 13 (4.85%) Firewall
9 9 (3.36%) iSCSI
9 9 (3.36%) Internet
10 8 (2.99%) Wireless
11 7 (2.61%) Network Security
12 5 (1.87%) NetScaler
12 5 (1.87%) FTP
13 3 (1.12%) VLAN
13 3 (1.12%) Intranet
13 3 (1.12%) MPLS
13 3 (1.12%) ADSL
13 3 (1.12%) SMTP
14 2 (0.75%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (44.78%) SQL Server
2 43 (16.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (11.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (6.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (3.36%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.99%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (1.87%) MySQL
9 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.12%) MS Access
11 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.75%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (8.58%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.48%) Rhino Mocks
2 12 (4.48%) Moq
3 9 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.87%) NUnit
5 4 (1.49%) Subversion
5 4 (1.49%) JIRA
5 4 (1.49%) MSTest
6 2 (0.75%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.37%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.37%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (6.34%) Finance
2 13 (4.85%) Banking
3 12 (4.48%) Publishing
4 8 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.24%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.87%) Automotive
6 5 (1.87%) Legal
7 4 (1.49%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.49%) French Language
7 4 (1.49%) German Language
8 3 (1.12%) Retail
8 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.75%) Games
9 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.75%) Danish Language
9 2 (0.75%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 67 (25.00%) Developer
2 47 (17.54%) Analyst
3 34 (12.69%) Support Engineer
4 33 (12.31%) .NET Developer
5 28 (10.45%) C# Developer
6 27 (10.07%) Support Analyst
7 25 (9.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 23 (8.58%) Consultant
9 22 (8.21%) Server Engineer
10 19 (7.09%) Server Support
11 17 (6.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (6.34%) 3rd Line Support
11 17 (6.34%) Senior Developer
12 16 (5.97%) Applications Support
13 13 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 12 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 11 (4.10%) Senior .NET Developer
15 11 (4.10%) Support Specialist
15 11 (4.10%) Web Developer
15 11 (4.10%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (33.21%) .NET
2 58 (21.64%) HTML
3 55 (20.52%) ASP.NET
4 46 (17.16%) CSS
5 42 (15.67%) Web Services
6 34 (12.69%) .NET Framework
7 32 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (11.19%) jQuery
9 29 (10.82%) CSS3
10 28 (10.45%) HTML5
11 24 (8.96%) WCF
11 24 (8.96%) WinForms
12 20 (7.46%) Entity Framework
12 20 (7.46%) WPF
13 15 (5.60%) AngularJS
14 12 (4.48%) Silverlight
15 11 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 10 (3.73%) J2EE
16 10 (3.73%) Ajax
17 9 (3.36%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.46%) Replication
2 17 (6.34%) Mathematics
3 14 (5.22%) N-Tier
4 13 (4.85%) Clustering
5 9 (3.36%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.87%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.87%) GIS
8 4 (1.49%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.12%) Physics
9 3 (1.12%) W3C
10 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.75%) Statistics
10 2 (0.75%) PDA
10 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.37%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.37%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 46 (17.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 39 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (9.70%) Linux
5 24 (8.96%) UNIX
6 20 (7.46%) Android
7 18 (6.72%) Windows 7
8 16 (5.97%) Windows XP
9 15 (5.60%) Apple iOS
9 15 (5.60%) Windows 8
10 10 (3.73%) Solaris
11 8 (2.99%) HPUX
12 6 (2.24%) Windows 2000
13 5 (1.87%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.12%) OpenVMS
14 3 (1.12%) AIX
15 1 (0.37%) CentOS
15 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (22.39%) ITIL
1 60 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (16.42%) MVC
3 38 (14.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (10.07%) Scrum
5 24 (8.96%) TDD
5 24 (8.96%) Software Engineering
5 24 (8.96%) OO
6 22 (8.21%) Migration
7 18 (6.72%) Service Delivery
7 18 (6.72%) Mentoring
8 15 (5.60%) ERP
9 14 (5.22%) Kanban
10 12 (4.48%) Project Management
10 12 (4.48%) SOA
10 12 (4.48%) Multithreading
10 12 (4.48%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (4.10%) Web Development
12 10 (3.73%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 105 (39.18%) SQL
2 78 (29.10%) C#
3 39 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 34 (12.69%) T-SQL
5 22 (8.21%) VB
6 16 (5.97%) Java
7 15 (5.60%) PowerShell
7 15 (5.60%) C
8 11 (4.10%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.99%) Python
10 7 (2.61%) VBA
11 3 (1.12%) PHP
11 3 (1.12%) C++
11 3 (1.12%) XAML
12 2 (0.75%) VBScript
13 1 (0.37%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (13.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (11.57%) Degree
3 26 (9.70%) MCSE
4 25 (9.33%) MCSA
5 22 (8.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (6.72%) MCP
7 16 (5.97%) CCNA
7 16 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (5.22%) VCP5
9 7 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (2.24%) CCNP
11 4 (1.49%) MCTS
12 3 (1.12%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.12%) CCA
12 3 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.75%) PhD
13 2 (0.75%) MOS
13 2 (0.75%) MCITP
13 2 (0.75%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.60%) SLA
2 7 (2.61%) QA
3 2 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 94 (35.07%) Active Directory
2 42 (15.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (14.93%) vSphere
4 27 (10.07%) XenApp
5 25 (9.33%) VMware ESX
6 11 (4.10%) XenDesktop
7 10 (3.73%) Terminal Services
8 6 (2.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (1.49%) ISA Server
9 4 (1.49%) Hyper-V
10 3 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.12%) Xen
11 2 (0.75%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.37%) XenServer
12 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 24 (8.96%) SCCM
2 9 (3.36%) WSUS
3 8 (2.99%) MOM
4 7 (2.61%) SCOM
5 4 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.75%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 145 (54.10%) Microsoft
2 80 (29.85%) VMware
3 63 (23.51%) Citrix
4 43 (16.04%) Oracle
5 30 (11.19%) Cisco
6 20 (7.46%) Intel
7 14 (5.22%) CommVault
7 14 (5.22%) FalconStor
8 12 (4.48%) Altiris
9 9 (3.36%) HP
10 8 (2.99%) Symantec
11 6 (2.24%) SAP
12 4 (1.49%) Sybase
12 4 (1.49%) IBM
12 4 (1.49%) Akamai
12 4 (1.49%) Tieto
12 4 (1.49%) Xamarin
13 3 (1.12%) Lumesse
13 3 (1.12%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.12%) McAfee
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IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + £6,600 car allowance + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Linkpoint Resources
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Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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EXCELerate
Salary: £18,000 + Health, Pension, Dental, Bonus
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Bedfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
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Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Luton
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