The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 11 9
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 36 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 7.75% 17.56% 17.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.50% 66.67% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 36 44
Median salary £30,000 £36,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.80% -23.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 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 16 54 60
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 12.40% 26.34% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14 54 55
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Bedford

Windows
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Windows in Bedford

Windows
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Bedford over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 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.

1 41 (69.49%) Microsoft
2 34 (57.63%) Windows Server
3 32 (54.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (54.24%) SQL Server
4 28 (47.46%) Active Directory
5 25 (42.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (37.29%) SQL
7 21 (35.59%) Windows 7
8 20 (33.90%) ITIL
9 19 (32.20%) Office 365
10 17 (28.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (28.81%) PowerShell
10 17 (28.81%) IIS
10 17 (28.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (22.03%) MS Exchange
12 12 (20.34%) SaaS
13 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (16.95%) VMware
14 10 (16.95%) Citrix
14 10 (16.95%) CRM
14 10 (16.95%) Degree
14 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
14 10 (16.95%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (15.25%) MCSE
15 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Office
15 9 (15.25%) T-SQL
16 8 (13.56%) VBScript
16 8 (13.56%) MCP
16 8 (13.56%) MCSA

Windows
Co-occurring 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 17 (28.81%) IIS
2 13 (22.03%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.39%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.69%) Apache
5 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (32.20%) Office 365
2 17 (28.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (20.34%) SaaS
4 5 (8.47%) PaaS
5 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) Firewall
2 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.08%) SAN
4 2 (3.39%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.39%) Network Security
4 2 (3.39%) Skype
4 2 (3.39%) VLAN
5 1 (1.69%) DHCP
5 1 (1.69%) DNS
5 1 (1.69%) LAN
5 1 (1.69%) NAS
5 1 (1.69%) VPN
5 1 (1.69%) WAN
5 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (54.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (10.17%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.69%) MySQL
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Games
2 2 (3.39%) Local Government
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) 2nd Line Support
1 13 (22.03%) Support Engineer
2 12 (20.34%) Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) IT Manager
4 10 (16.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 10 (16.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) IT Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) IT Support
5 8 (13.56%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) Technical Support
7 6 (10.17%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) IT Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Support Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (6.78%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) .NET
2 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.08%) HTML
2 3 (5.08%) HTML5
2 3 (5.08%) jQuery
3 2 (3.39%) Silverlight
3 2 (3.39%) WCF
3 2 (3.39%) WPF
4 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (1.69%) CSS
4 1 (1.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) CMDB
3 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 34 (57.63%) Windows Server
2 32 (54.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (42.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (35.59%) Windows 7
5 8 (13.56%) Windows 10
6 5 (8.47%) Linux
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.69%) Android
8 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) ITIL
2 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.95%) CRM
4 8 (13.56%) Change Management
4 8 (13.56%) DevOps
4 8 (13.56%) Incident Management
4 8 (13.56%) ITIL V3
4 8 (13.56%) Problem Management
4 8 (13.56%) SDLC
5 7 (11.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (10.17%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (10.17%) High Availability
6 6 (10.17%) Performance Improvement
6 6 (10.17%) Trend Analysis
7 4 (6.78%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.08%) Resource Management
8 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.39%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (3.39%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.29%) SQL
2 17 (28.81%) PowerShell
3 9 (15.25%) T-SQL
4 8 (13.56%) VBScript
5 3 (5.08%) C#
6 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (28.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (16.95%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (16.95%) Degree
3 9 (15.25%) MCSE
4 8 (13.56%) MCITP
4 8 (13.56%) MCP
4 8 (13.56%) MCSA
5 2 (3.39%) CCNA
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.39%) PhD
6 1 (1.69%) CCIP
6 1 (1.69%) CCNP
6 1 (1.69%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (47.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) SCCM
1 3 (5.08%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (69.49%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.95%) Citrix
2 10 (16.95%) VMware
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle
4 3 (5.08%) Apple
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco
5 2 (3.39%) Fortinet
5 2 (3.39%) HP
6 1 (1.69%) Veeam
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