Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 34 9
Rank change year-on-year +21 -25 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 30 27 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 11.63% 7.85% 18.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.50% 42.19% 67.79%
Number of salaries quoted 34 45 120
Bedford median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £24,625
90th Percentile £47,350 £55,000 £55,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.41% - +13.33%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Bedford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 48 64 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 18.60% 18.60% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 44 60 143
Bedford median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -15.79% +26.67%
10th Percentile £21,475 £21,250 £27,700
90th Percentile £49,250 £55,250 £65,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (56.67%) Windows 7
2 17 (56.67%) Office 365
3 13 (43.33%) ITIL
3 13 (43.33%) MS Exchange
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server
4 10 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 10 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 10 (33.33%) Change Management
5 6 (20.00%) VMware
6 5 (16.67%) Firewall
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco
6 5 (16.67%) Linux
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (13.33%) SAN
7 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (10.00%) Citrix
8 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (10.00%) C#
8 3 (10.00%) .NET
8 3 (10.00%) Python
8 3 (10.00%) WAN
8 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008

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 13 (43.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (56.67%) Office 365
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.67%) GitHub
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.33%) PaaS
4 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) SAN
3 3 (10.00%) WAN
4 2 (6.67%) LAN
4 2 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.33%) DHCP
5 1 (3.33%) DNS
5 1 (3.33%) Network Security
5 1 (3.33%) Skype
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Banking
1 2 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Support Engineer
2 14 (46.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (43.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 13 (43.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (33.33%) IT Engineer
4 10 (33.33%) IT Support
4 10 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Developer
6 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Server Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) HTML5
2 2 (6.67%) JSON
2 2 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.33%) Flash
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) MFC
3 1 (3.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (3.33%) WCF
3 1 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.33%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (3.33%) iSeries
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows 7
2 13 (43.33%) Windows Server
2 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (16.67%) Linux
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Unix
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.33%) Android
6 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.33%) CentOS
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone
6 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) ITIL
2 10 (33.33%) Change Management
2 10 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 10 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps
4 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.67%) Physics
4 2 (6.67%) Release Management
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.33%) High Availability
5 1 (3.33%) Image Processing
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C#
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (3.33%) Apple Swift
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) A+ Certification
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) MCP
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (3.33%) CCENT
2 1 (3.33%) CCNP
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.33%) MCSA
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) MCTS
2 1 (3.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) F5
5 2 (6.67%) Nokia
6 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.33%) CA
6 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Clearswift
6 1 (3.33%) CommVault
6 1 (3.33%) EMC
6 1 (3.33%) FalconStor
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) McAfee
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) Symantec
6 1 (3.33%) Xamarin