Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 53 69
Rank change year-on-year +29 +16 -39
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 87 48 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 8.43% 4.26% 3.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.07% 20.96% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 94 43 43
Bedfordshire median annual salary £38,250 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.69% -18.75% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,250 £21,400
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £49,750
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% -

Windows Server 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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 280 229 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 27.13% 20.32% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 255 192 262
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £23,700 £21,250 £22,125
90th Percentile £71,250 £55,000 £62,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Bedfordshire

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in Bedfordshire

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Bedfordshire

Windows Server
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +23 47 £40,000 +33.33%
Luton -7 13 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Leighton Buzzard - 8 £35,000 -
Shefford 0 6 £29,000 -31.76% 1
Dunstable +4 4 £45,000 +63.64% 1
Windows Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (62.07%) Microsoft
3 47 (54.02%) VMware
4 42 (48.28%) Active Directory
5 41 (47.13%) SQL
6 36 (41.38%) PowerShell
7 28 (32.18%) Office 365
7 28 (32.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 26 (29.89%) Hyper-V
9 25 (28.74%) Microsoft Azure
10 23 (26.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
11 22 (25.29%) MCSA
11 22 (25.29%) SCCM
12 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (24.14%) Firewall
12 21 (24.14%) Self-Motivation
13 20 (22.99%) Microsoft Office
13 20 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (22.99%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (21.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 18 (20.69%) ITIL
16 17 (19.54%) SAN
17 16 (18.39%) Driving Licence
18 15 (17.24%) MS Exchange
19 14 (16.09%) CCNA
19 14 (16.09%) Cisco Certification
19 14 (16.09%) Windows 10
20 13 (14.94%) Cisco
20 13 (14.94%) MCSE

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 15 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.64%) IIS
3 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.30%) Confluence
6 1 (1.15%) Apache
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (22.99%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (32.18%) Office 365
2 25 (28.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.20%) G Suite
4 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (24.14%) Firewall
2 17 (19.54%) SAN
3 10 (11.49%) WAN
4 7 (8.05%) LAN
4 7 (8.05%) VPN
5 6 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (6.90%) Spanning Tree
5 6 (6.90%) VPLS
6 5 (5.75%) DNS
7 4 (4.60%) DHCP
7 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.45%) Network Security
8 3 (3.45%) Wireless
9 2 (2.30%) VLAN
10 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.15%) FTP
10 1 (1.15%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 1 (1.15%) Internet
10 1 (1.15%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.15%) MySQL
3 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.15%) Power BI
3 1 (1.15%) RavenDB
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Octopus Deploy
1 8 (9.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (3.45%) Ant
3 3 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (1.15%) AutoIt
4 1 (1.15%) MSI
4 1 (1.15%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (9.20%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (31.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (18.39%) Support Engineer
3 13 (14.94%) Analyst
3 13 (14.94%) Windows Engineer
4 12 (13.79%) Support Analyst
5 11 (12.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 11 (12.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (11.49%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (11.49%) IT Engineer
6 10 (11.49%) IT Support
6 10 (11.49%) VMware Engineer
7 9 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (10.34%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (10.34%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (9.20%) Applications Specialist
9 7 (8.05%) IT Analyst
9 7 (8.05%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (6.90%) Server Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) Windows Server Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.64%) Flash
2 8 (9.20%) JSON
2 8 (9.20%) XML
3 2 (2.30%) .NET
3 2 (2.30%) Web Services
4 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.15%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.15%) HTML
4 1 (1.15%) MAPI
4 1 (1.15%) MSMQ
4 1 (1.15%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.14%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (18.39%) Driving Licence
3 11 (12.64%) Data Centre
4 8 (9.20%) iPad
4 8 (9.20%) iPhone
5 6 (6.90%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.30%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.15%) Life Science
8 1 (1.15%) PDA
8 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (22.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (16.09%) Windows 10
5 13 (14.94%) Windows 7
6 12 (13.79%) Linux
7 11 (12.64%) Windows XP
8 8 (9.20%) Android
8 8 (9.20%) Apple iOS
8 8 (9.20%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.30%) CentOS
10 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (20.69%) ITIL
3 9 (10.34%) DevOps
4 8 (9.20%) Data Management
4 8 (9.20%) Problem Management
5 7 (8.05%) Change Control
5 7 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (8.05%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.45%) CRM
7 3 (3.45%) ERP
7 3 (3.45%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.45%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (3.45%) Security Patching
8 2 (2.30%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.30%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (2.30%) Data Privacy
8 2 (2.30%) Line Management
8 2 (2.30%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (47.13%) SQL
2 36 (41.38%) PowerShell
3 11 (12.64%) VBScript
4 4 (4.60%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.30%) Perl
6 1 (1.15%) C#
6 1 (1.15%) Java
6 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.15%) Python
6 1 (1.15%) VB
6 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (26.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (25.29%) MCSA
3 19 (21.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (16.09%) CCNA
4 14 (16.09%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (14.94%) MCSE
6 12 (13.79%) CCNP
7 11 (12.64%) MCITP
8 10 (11.49%) A+ Certification
9 7 (8.05%) MCP
10 6 (6.90%) Degree
11 3 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (2.30%) MCTS
12 2 (2.30%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) SLA
2 4 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 42 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 26 (29.89%) Hyper-V
3 20 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (13.79%) vSphere
5 6 (6.90%) XenApp
6 1 (1.15%) Docker
6 1 (1.15%) Squid
6 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (25.29%) SCCM
2 10 (11.49%) SCOM
3 7 (8.05%) NetBackup
4 6 (6.90%) FortiGate
5 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (3.45%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.15%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.15%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.15%) Nagios
7 1 (1.15%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 54 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 47 (54.02%) VMware
3 13 (14.94%) Cisco
4 12 (13.79%) Citrix
4 12 (13.79%) HP
5 11 (12.64%) CommVault
6 9 (10.34%) Apple
6 9 (10.34%) EMC
6 9 (10.34%) Google
7 8 (9.20%) McAfee
8 7 (8.05%) Dell
8 7 (8.05%) Sophos
8 7 (8.05%) Veeam
9 6 (6.90%) Juniper
10 5 (5.75%) NetApp
11 3 (3.45%) Mitel
11 3 (3.45%) Oracle
11 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.45%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.45%) Symantec