Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 41 48
Rank change year-on-year +23 +7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 91 60 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 9.51% 4.86% 5.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.16% 29.27% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 96 56 89
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,625 £49,000
East of England median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -2.78%

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 283 205 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 29.57% 16.60% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 267 172 337
Bedfordshire median annual salary £46,056 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.37% -2.30% +8.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £54,875 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +1.25%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +7 43 £46,056 +22.82% 3
Luton +3 21 £45,000 -9.09% 3
Leighton Buzzard - 6 £35,000 -
Dunstable +10 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Shefford - 3 £45,000 - 2
Windows Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (56.04%) Microsoft
3 45 (49.45%) Active Directory
4 39 (42.86%) SQL
4 39 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 39 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (37.36%) VMware
7 31 (34.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (32.97%) ITIL
9 27 (29.67%) MCSA
9 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
10 23 (25.27%) Firewall
11 19 (20.88%) Office 365
12 18 (19.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (18.68%) SCCM
13 17 (18.68%) Hyper-V
13 17 (18.68%) MCP
14 16 (17.58%) CCNA
14 16 (17.58%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (15.38%) Cisco
16 14 (15.38%) MCSE
16 14 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
17 13 (14.29%) MS Exchange
17 13 (14.29%) Driving Licence
18 12 (13.19%) MCITP
18 12 (13.19%) SAN
18 12 (13.19%) Linux

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 13 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.09%) IIS
3 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.20%) Apache
6 1 (1.10%) nginx
6 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 39 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (20.88%) Office 365
3 10 (10.99%) SaaS
4 9 (9.89%) PaaS
5 7 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (5.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (5.49%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (5.49%) G Suite
6 5 (5.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.27%) Firewall
2 12 (13.19%) SAN
3 11 (12.09%) WAN
4 7 (7.69%) LAN
4 7 (7.69%) VLAN
5 6 (6.59%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (4.40%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (4.40%) DNS
6 4 (4.40%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (3.30%) Internet
7 3 (3.30%) Network Security
8 2 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.20%) DHCP
8 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.10%) FTP
9 1 (1.10%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.10%) SMTP
9 1 (1.10%) VPLS
9 1 (1.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) Power BI
3 2 (2.20%) MySQL
3 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.10%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.10%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.10%) AutoIt
3 1 (1.10%) JIRA
3 1 (1.10%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (10.99%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Billing
3 6 (6.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (18.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (17.58%) Support Engineer
3 14 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) IT Engineer
5 12 (13.19%) Analyst
6 11 (12.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 11 (12.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (12.09%) IT Support
6 11 (12.09%) Support Analyst
7 9 (9.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) VMware Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Server Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Team Leader
8 8 (8.79%) Windows Server Engineer
9 7 (7.69%) Security Engineer
9 7 (7.69%) Support Technician
10 6 (6.59%) Exchange Engineer
10 6 (6.59%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.79%) Flash
2 6 (6.59%) JSON
2 6 (6.59%) XML
3 4 (4.40%) Web Services
4 2 (2.20%) .NET
5 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.10%) HTML
5 1 (1.10%) LAMP
5 1 (1.10%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.10%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.10%) MAPI
5 1 (1.10%) MSMQ
5 1 (1.10%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 9 (9.89%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.49%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.49%) iPad
4 5 (5.49%) iPhone
5 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.20%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (34.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (13.19%) Linux
5 8 (8.79%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.59%) Android
6 6 (6.59%) Windows 10
7 5 (5.49%) Apple iOS
7 5 (5.49%) Mac OS X
7 5 (5.49%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.10%) CentOS
8 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.97%) ITIL
2 10 (10.99%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (9.89%) ITIL V3
4 8 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (7.69%) DevOps
5 7 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.59%) Data Management
6 6 (6.59%) Information Security
7 5 (5.49%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (5.49%) Runbook
7 5 (5.49%) Security Operations
8 4 (4.40%) Change Control
8 4 (4.40%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.40%) Project Management
8 4 (4.40%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.40%) Security Monitoring
8 4 (4.40%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 39 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 39 (42.86%) SQL
2 8 (8.79%) VBScript
3 2 (2.20%) Java
4 1 (1.10%) C#
4 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.10%) PHP
4 1 (1.10%) Python
4 1 (1.10%) VB
4 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (29.67%) MCSA
3 18 (19.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (18.68%) MCP
5 16 (17.58%) CCNA
5 16 (17.58%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (15.38%) MCSE
7 12 (13.19%) MCITP
8 10 (10.99%) CCNP
9 7 (7.69%) A+ Certification
10 6 (6.59%) Degree
10 6 (6.59%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.20%) MCTS
11 2 (2.20%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (1.10%) CISSP
12 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (7.69%) SLA
2 4 (4.40%) GDPR
System Software
1 45 (49.45%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.68%) Hyper-V
3 15 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (8.79%) vSphere
5 4 (4.40%) XenApp
6 3 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.10%) Docker
7 1 (1.10%) Firmware
7 1 (1.10%) Squid
7 1 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (18.68%) SCCM
2 9 (9.89%) SCOM
3 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (4.40%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.30%) HAProxy
5 3 (3.30%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.10%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.10%) Ansible
6 1 (1.10%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (56.04%) Microsoft
2 34 (37.36%) VMware
3 14 (15.38%) Cisco
4 9 (9.89%) HP
5 8 (8.79%) Citrix
5 8 (8.79%) CommVault
6 7 (7.69%) Apple
7 6 (6.59%) EMC
8 5 (5.49%) Google
8 5 (5.49%) NetApp
8 5 (5.49%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.40%) Sophos
9 4 (4.40%) Veeam
10 3 (3.30%) Capita
10 3 (3.30%) McAfee
11 2 (2.20%) CA
11 2 (2.20%) Dell
11 2 (2.20%) FalconStor
12 1 (1.10%) Juniper
12 1 (1.10%) Red Hat