Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 69 28
Rank change year-on-year +29 -41 +27
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 49 56 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.84% 3.65% 7.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.78% 22.86% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 44 53 125
Bedfordshire median annual salary £31,750 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.29% -5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £28,200
90th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +3.90% +6.21%

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 183 245 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.08% 15.96% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 160 220 494
Bedfordshire median annual salary £39,250 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.78% +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,875 £59,625
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017. 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
Luton +18 17 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Bedford +25 12 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Shefford - 3 £42,500 -
Dunstable -25 1 £27,500 +5.77%
Windows Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (75.51%) Active Directory
3 35 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (57.14%) ITIL
5 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
6 25 (51.02%) Office 365
7 23 (46.94%) VMware
8 22 (44.90%) MS Exchange
9 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (32.65%) Firewall
12 15 (30.61%) Windows 7
13 14 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (26.53%) Cisco
14 13 (26.53%) Incident Management
15 12 (24.49%) CCNA
16 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
16 11 (22.45%) Change Management
17 10 (20.41%) Degree
17 10 (20.41%) Problem Management
17 10 (20.41%) WAN
18 9 (18.37%) SAN
18 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
18 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2010
19 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
19 8 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
19 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
19 8 (16.33%) MCITP
20 7 (14.29%) Manufacturing

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 22 (44.90%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (51.02%) Office 365
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) Firewall
2 10 (20.41%) WAN
3 9 (18.37%) SAN
4 8 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (14.29%) Internet
6 5 (10.20%) DHCP
6 5 (10.20%) DNS
6 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
7 4 (8.16%) LAN
7 4 (8.16%) MPLS
8 2 (4.08%) Network Security
8 2 (4.08%) VoIP
9 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.04%) Intranet
9 1 (2.04%) PBX
9 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.20%) Dutch Language
3 2 (4.08%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) IT Engineer
2 19 (38.78%) Support Engineer
3 15 (30.61%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (24.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 12 (24.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (22.45%) IT Support
5 11 (22.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 9 (18.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (18.37%) Analyst
7 8 (16.33%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (10.20%) Exchange Engineer
11 4 (8.16%) Server Engineer
11 4 (8.16%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (8.16%) Windows Server Engineer
11 4 (8.16%) Windows Support Engineer
12 3 (6.12%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) .NET
1 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
1 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (4.08%) CSS
1 2 (4.08%) CSS3
1 2 (4.08%) Flash
1 2 (4.08%) HTML
1 2 (4.08%) HTML5
1 2 (4.08%) jQuery
1 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (4.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.16%) Clustering
4 3 (6.12%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (6.12%) EPoS
5 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.08%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.04%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (30.61%) Windows 7
5 6 (12.24%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.12%) Linux
6 3 (6.12%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.04%) Android
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) ITIL
2 13 (26.53%) Incident Management
3 11 (22.45%) Change Management
4 10 (20.41%) Problem Management
5 7 (14.29%) Project Management
6 6 (12.24%) IT Strategy
7 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.20%) Email Filtering
7 5 (10.20%) High Availability
7 5 (10.20%) ITSM
7 5 (10.20%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (8.16%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (8.16%) Service Management
9 3 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (6.12%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (6.12%) Information Security
9 3 (6.12%) Security Operations
9 3 (6.12%) SIEM
9 3 (6.12%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (6.12%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.12%) SQL
4 2 (4.08%) C#
4 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (24.49%) CCNA
4 10 (20.41%) Degree
5 8 (16.33%) MCITP
6 6 (12.24%) CCNP
6 6 (12.24%) MCSE
7 5 (10.20%) MCP
8 4 (8.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (6.12%) CISM
9 3 (6.12%) CISSP
10 2 (4.08%) A+ Certification
10 2 (4.08%) MCSA
10 2 (4.08%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (2.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (75.51%) Active Directory
2 17 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.24%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (12.24%) vSphere
5 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.04%) Firmware
6 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (4.08%) SCCM
1 2 (4.08%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
2 23 (46.94%) VMware
3 13 (26.53%) Cisco
4 6 (12.24%) HP
5 4 (8.16%) Apple
6 3 (6.12%) Citrix
6 3 (6.12%) Dell
6 3 (6.12%) Forcepoint
7 2 (4.08%) EMC
7 2 (4.08%) FalconStor
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle
8 1 (2.04%) arcserve
8 1 (2.04%) Avaya
8 1 (2.04%) CA
8 1 (2.04%) CommVault
8 1 (2.04%) McAfee
8 1 (2.04%) Mitel
8 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.04%) Sophos