Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 43 66
Rank change year-on-year +10 +23 -35
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 65 49 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.04% 4.90% 3.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.90% 26.63% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 73 45 53
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,000 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -29.41% -5.56%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,350 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £50,000
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +3.90%

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 233 184 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 21.65% 18.38% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 195 162 218
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +1.12%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £59,125
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +12 42 £42,500 +41.67% 4
Luton -18 9 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Shefford 0 5 £29,000 -31.76%
Leighton Buzzard - 2 £35,000 -
Dunstable -2 1 - -
Windows Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (81.54%) Microsoft
3 30 (46.15%) VMware
4 27 (41.54%) PowerShell
4 27 (41.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (36.92%) SQL Server
6 21 (32.31%) SQL
6 21 (32.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
8 17 (26.15%) Office 365
8 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (21.54%) Firewall
12 13 (20.00%) Hyper-V
13 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (18.46%) Self-Motivation
14 11 (16.92%) MCSA
15 10 (15.38%) ITIL
15 10 (15.38%) SCCM
15 10 (15.38%) Windows 10
16 9 (13.85%) Windows 7
16 9 (13.85%) DNS
17 8 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
17 8 (12.31%) HP
17 8 (12.31%) MCSE
17 8 (12.31%) MS Exchange
17 8 (12.31%) VBScript
18 7 (10.77%) Data Centre

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 8 (12.31%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.77%) IIS
3 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.08%) Confluence
5 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (41.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (26.15%) Office 365
3 7 (10.77%) SaaS
4 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (7.69%) G Suite
6 3 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (4.62%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (4.62%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (4.62%) Amazon S3
6 3 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (4.62%) PaaS
6 3 (4.62%) Route 53
6 3 (4.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) Firewall
2 9 (13.85%) DNS
3 7 (10.77%) SAN
3 7 (10.77%) VPN
4 6 (9.23%) LAN
4 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.23%) WAN
5 5 (7.69%) DHCP
5 5 (7.69%) VPLS
6 4 (6.15%) SSL
6 4 (6.15%) VLAN
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (4.62%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (4.62%) VSAN
7 3 (4.62%) Wireless
8 2 (3.08%) HTTP
9 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.54%) Gigabit Ethernet
9 1 (1.54%) Skype
9 1 (1.54%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (36.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.54%) JasperReports
4 1 (1.54%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Ant
1 3 (4.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.08%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.54%) MSI
3 1 (1.54%) Selenium
3 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (12.31%) IT Engineer
2 8 (12.31%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Developer
6 4 (6.15%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) IT Security Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) IT Support
6 4 (6.15%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Support Technician
6 4 (6.15%) Systems Support
6 4 (6.15%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) Web Services
2 6 (9.23%) .NET
3 4 (6.15%) .NET Framework
3 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (6.15%) Flash
3 4 (6.15%) HTML
4 2 (3.08%) JSON
4 2 (3.08%) XML
5 1 (1.54%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (10.77%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 5 (7.69%) iPad
3 5 (7.69%) iPhone
4 3 (4.62%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.62%) Fintech
4 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.62%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.62%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.62%) Replication
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) Life Science
5 1 (1.54%) PDA
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (15.38%) Windows 10
5 9 (13.85%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.69%) Android
6 5 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 5 (7.69%) Linux
6 5 (7.69%) Mac OS X
7 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.08%) CentOS
8 2 (3.08%) Solaris
9 1 (1.54%) Unix
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (15.38%) ITIL
3 8 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (7.69%) Proactive Monitoring
5 5 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 5 (7.69%) Security Patching
6 4 (6.15%) Change Control
6 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.15%) ETL
6 4 (6.15%) Information Security
6 4 (6.15%) ITIL V3
6 4 (6.15%) MVC
6 4 (6.15%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (6.15%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.15%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (6.15%) Trend Analysis
6 4 (6.15%) Web Development
7 3 (4.62%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) PowerShell
2 21 (32.31%) SQL
3 8 (12.31%) VBScript
4 5 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.15%) C#
5 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.08%) Perl
7 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (16.92%) MCSA
3 8 (12.31%) MCSE
4 7 (10.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (7.69%) A+ Certification
6 4 (6.15%) CCNA
6 4 (6.15%) CCNP
6 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (6.15%) MCITP
7 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (3.08%) Degree
8 1 (1.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.69%) SLA
3 2 (3.08%) GDPR
3 2 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
2 16 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.23%) vSphere
5 4 (6.15%) XenApp
6 3 (4.62%) vCloud
7 2 (3.08%) Docker
8 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) SCCM
2 5 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 5 (7.69%) SCOM
3 4 (6.15%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.62%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.54%) Nagios
5 1 (1.54%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.54%) Terraform
5 1 (1.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 53 (81.54%) Microsoft
2 30 (46.15%) VMware
3 8 (12.31%) HP
4 7 (10.77%) Cisco
4 7 (10.77%) Veeam
5 6 (9.23%) Citrix
5 6 (9.23%) Dell
5 6 (9.23%) Google
6 5 (7.69%) Apple
6 5 (7.69%) Juniper
6 5 (7.69%) McAfee
6 5 (7.69%) NetApp
7 4 (6.15%) CommVault
7 4 (6.15%) EMC
7 4 (6.15%) Sophos
8 3 (4.62%) Mitel
8 3 (4.62%) Oracle
8 3 (4.62%) Symantec
8 3 (4.62%) Zerto
9 2 (3.08%) Sybase