The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 14 33 47
Rank change year-on-year +19 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 20 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 14.93% 2.79% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.82% 8.93% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 2
Median salary £30,000 £23,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% -64.61%  
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,575
% change year-on-year - +3.48%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 49 56 48
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 36.57% 31.28% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 45 51 45
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £19,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Bedford

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Bedford.

Salary trend for Windows 7 in Bedford

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Bedford over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 7 in Bedford

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Active Directory
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (52.38%) Office 365
4 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 8 (38.10%) Windows 10
5 8 (38.10%) VMware
6 7 (33.33%) Problem Management
6 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 7 (33.33%) Change Management
7 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 6 (28.57%) ITIL
7 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (23.81%) Citrix
8 5 (23.81%) Firewall
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (19.05%) MS Office
9 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
10 3 (14.29%) SCCM
10 3 (14.29%) SCVMM
10 3 (14.29%) SQL
10 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 3 (14.29%) Linux
11 2 (9.52%) Apple
11 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (9.52%) SAN
11 2 (9.52%) HP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (42.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 9 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (33.33%) IT Engineer
4 7 (33.33%) IT Support
4 7 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) Analyst
5 5 (23.81%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) Technical Support
5 5 (23.81%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (19.05%) IT Analyst
6 4 (19.05%) Service Analyst
6 4 (19.05%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Technical Support
7 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 8 (38.10%) Windows 10
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.76%) Android
8 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Change Management
1 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 7 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 20 (95.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
1 3 (14.29%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Apple
4 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
4 2 (9.52%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Veeam