Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 8 21
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows 138 153 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 13.03% 13.87% 9.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.74% 73.21% 55.35%
Number of salaries quoted 127 147 164
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £21,075
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,000 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £38,358 £38,370 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.03% -4.08% +6.67%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 239 209 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 22.57% 18.95% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 204 184 245
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £24,300 £21,250 £21,550
90th Percentile £61,250 £59,625 £62,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Bedfordshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Windows in Bedfordshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Bedfordshire

Windows
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 within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 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 +11 89 £47,500 +58.33% 14
Luton -36 16 £39,500 -7.06% 15
Dunstable -4 8 £45,000 -18.18%
Shefford +1 6 £29,000 -31.76%
Leighton Buzzard -4 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing Windows 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.

1 75 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 69 (50.00%) Office 365
3 68 (49.28%) Active Directory
4 60 (43.48%) Windows Server
5 56 (40.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 49 (35.51%) VMware
7 45 (32.61%) Windows 10
8 43 (31.16%) Windows 7
9 42 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 38 (27.54%) Citrix
11 35 (25.36%) SQL
11 35 (25.36%) SCCM
12 33 (23.91%) MS Exchange
12 33 (23.91%) Finance
13 30 (21.74%) MPLS
13 30 (21.74%) IP Telephony
13 30 (21.74%) Email Migration
14 29 (21.01%) Firewall
15 28 (20.29%) Microsoft Office
15 28 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 27 (19.57%) PowerShell
17 23 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
18 22 (15.94%) Hyper-V
18 22 (15.94%) PRINCE2
19 21 (15.22%) SQL Server
19 21 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
20 20 (14.49%) Migration
20 20 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
21 19 (13.77%) Fat Client
21 19 (13.77%) Stakeholder Management

Windows
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 33 (23.91%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.35%) IIS
2 6 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.62%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.45%) Confluence
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 28 (20.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 69 (50.00%) Office 365
2 56 (40.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.80%) G Suite
4 5 (3.62%) Mimecast
5 3 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.17%) SaaS
6 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.74%) IP Telephony
1 30 (21.74%) MPLS
2 29 (21.01%) Firewall
3 19 (13.77%) DNS
4 15 (10.87%) SAN
5 12 (8.70%) VPN
6 10 (7.25%) Skype
6 10 (7.25%) WAN
7 9 (6.52%) TCP/IP
8 7 (5.07%) DHCP
8 7 (5.07%) LAN
9 6 (4.35%) VPLS
10 4 (2.90%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (2.90%) Spanning Tree
10 4 (2.90%) Wireless
11 2 (1.45%) Network Security
11 2 (1.45%) SSL
12 1 (0.72%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.72%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 1 (0.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.90%) Power BI
3 2 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.72%) JasperReports
4 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.72%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 4 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.17%) Ant
2 3 (2.17%) JIRA
2 3 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.72%) MSI
3 1 (0.72%) Selenium
3 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 33 (23.91%) Finance
2 2 (1.45%) Legal
3 1 (0.72%) Advertising
3 1 (0.72%) Games
3 1 (0.72%) Local Government
3 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (24.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (13.77%) Infrastructure Manager
2 19 (13.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 19 (13.77%) Project Manager
3 17 (12.32%) Support Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) Analyst
5 12 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 11 (7.97%) Developer
6 11 (7.97%) Service Analyst
6 11 (7.97%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (7.25%) IT Engineer
8 9 (6.52%) IT Support
8 9 (6.52%) Support Technician
8 9 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) .NET Developer
9 7 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (5.07%) VMware Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.42%) .NET
2 7 (5.07%) Flash
3 5 (3.62%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.90%) Web Services
5 3 (2.17%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (2.17%) Entity Framework
5 3 (2.17%) HTML
5 3 (2.17%) JSON
5 3 (2.17%) RESTful
5 3 (2.17%) XML
6 2 (1.45%) CSS
6 2 (1.45%) HTML5
6 2 (1.45%) jQuery
7 1 (0.72%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.72%) J2EE
7 1 (0.72%) MAPI
7 1 (0.72%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.72%) Symfony
7 1 (0.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 19 (13.77%) Fat Client
2 19 (13.77%) Thin Client
3 13 (9.42%) Data Centre
4 12 (8.70%) Driving Licence
5 8 (5.80%) iPad
5 8 (5.80%) iPhone
6 7 (5.07%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.35%) Blackberry
7 6 (4.35%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.45%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.72%) Life Science
9 1 (0.72%) PDA
9 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.72%) Wiki
9 1 (0.72%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 60 (43.48%) Windows Server
2 45 (32.61%) Windows 10
3 43 (31.16%) Windows 7
4 21 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (7.25%) Linux
6 10 (7.25%) Windows XP
7 8 (5.80%) Android
7 8 (5.80%) Apple iOS
7 8 (5.80%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.17%) Unix
9 2 (1.45%) CentOS
9 2 (1.45%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (21.74%) Email Migration
3 22 (15.94%) PRINCE2
4 20 (14.49%) Migration
5 19 (13.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (12.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 16 (11.59%) ITIL
8 15 (10.87%) Change Control
9 12 (8.70%) Server Building
10 11 (7.97%) Software Engineering
11 10 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (7.25%) Problem Management
11 10 (7.25%) Project Management
12 8 (5.80%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (5.80%) Scrum
13 7 (5.07%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (5.07%) Time Management
14 5 (3.62%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (3.62%) CRM
14 5 (3.62%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.36%) SQL
2 27 (19.57%) PowerShell
3 13 (9.42%) C#
4 7 (5.07%) C++
5 6 (4.35%) VBScript
6 5 (3.62%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.62%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.17%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.45%) Java
8 2 (1.45%) Perl
9 1 (0.72%) PHP
9 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.70%) MCSA
3 11 (7.97%) Degree
4 10 (7.25%) A+ Certification
4 10 (7.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (6.52%) MCP
6 8 (5.80%) MCSE
7 7 (5.07%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (5.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (4.35%) CCNA
8 6 (4.35%) CCNP
8 6 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (3.62%) MCITP
10 2 (1.45%) MCTS
10 2 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.72%) CWNA
11 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.80%) SLA
2 5 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.45%) GDPR
3 2 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (49.28%) Active Directory
2 28 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (15.94%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.52%) vSphere
5 7 (5.07%) XenApp
6 3 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.72%) Docker
7 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (25.36%) SCCM
2 15 (10.87%) SCOM
3 7 (5.07%) NetBackup
4 6 (4.35%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.90%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.72%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.72%) Nagios
8 1 (0.72%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 75 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 49 (35.51%) VMware
3 38 (27.54%) Citrix
4 15 (10.87%) HP
5 13 (9.42%) Cisco
6 11 (7.97%) Juniper
7 10 (7.25%) McAfee
7 10 (7.25%) Oracle
8 9 (6.52%) Apple
8 9 (6.52%) Google
9 7 (5.07%) CommVault
9 7 (5.07%) Dell
9 7 (5.07%) EMC
9 7 (5.07%) Sophos
9 7 (5.07%) Veeam
10 5 (3.62%) Meraki
10 5 (3.62%) Nortel
11 4 (2.90%) NetApp
11 4 (2.90%) Symantec
12 3 (2.17%) Mitel