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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 9 6 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 84 152 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 13.08% 18.77% 12.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.32% 77.16% 71.28%
Number of salaries quoted 73 129 127
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -1.36% +1.38%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 93 197 188
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 14.49% 24.32% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 82 172 180
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -3.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +1 49 £30,000 -14.28%
Luton -14 14 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Dunstable -21 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Biggleswade - 1 £25,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 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.

1 79 (52.67%) Microsoft
2 72 (48.00%) Windows Server
3 68 (45.33%) SQL Server
4 51 (34.00%) SQL
5 46 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (28.00%) .NET
8 41 (27.33%) Active Directory
9 38 (25.33%) MS Excel
10 33 (22.00%) T-SQL
11 31 (20.67%) IIS
12 29 (19.33%) ITIL
12 29 (19.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (18.67%) DevOps
14 27 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 26 (17.33%) JavaScript
15 26 (17.33%) C#
15 26 (17.33%) PowerShell
15 26 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
15 26 (17.33%) Windows 7
16 25 (16.67%) ASP.NET
17 24 (16.00%) Linux
18 22 (14.67%) Web Services
18 22 (14.67%) MS Exchange
18 22 (14.67%) Office 365
19 19 (12.67%) Change Management
20 18 (12.00%) MCSE
20 18 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
21 17 (11.33%) High Availability
21 17 (11.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

Windows
Top Related 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 31 (20.67%) IIS
2 22 (14.67%) MS Exchange
3 10 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.33%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.67%) nginx
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (25.33%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.00%) MS Office
3 9 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.67%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) Exstream
3 1 (0.67%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (14.67%) Office 365
3 12 (8.00%) SaaS
4 10 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.67%) PaaS
6 3 (2.00%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.67%) Firewall
2 9 (6.00%) LAN
3 8 (5.33%) WAN
4 6 (4.00%) DNS
4 6 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.00%) DHCP
5 3 (2.00%) Wireless
6 2 (1.33%) ADSL
6 2 (1.33%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.33%) Frame Relay
6 2 (1.33%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.33%) LDAP
6 2 (1.33%) Network Security
6 2 (1.33%) SAN
6 2 (1.33%) SMTP
6 2 (1.33%) VLAN
7 1 (0.67%) GPRS
7 1 (0.67%) Internet
7 1 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (45.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (11.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (9.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (6.67%) MySQL
7 8 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (4.67%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (2.00%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.67%) QlikView
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.33%) MSI
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (6.67%) Finance
2 8 (5.33%) Banking
3 4 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.00%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.00%) Games
4 3 (2.00%) Retail
5 2 (1.33%) Back Office
5 2 (1.33%) Electronics
5 2 (1.33%) Marketing
5 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (21.33%) Analyst
2 26 (17.33%) Developer
3 20 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 14 (9.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (9.33%) IT Manager
5 13 (8.67%) C# Developer
6 12 (8.00%) IT Support
7 11 (7.33%) DBA
8 10 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 10 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 10 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (6.67%) C++ Developer
8 10 (6.67%) Consultant
8 10 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
9 9 (6.00%) IT Engineer
9 9 (6.00%) IT Support Engineer
9 9 (6.00%) Support Analyst
9 9 (6.00%) Technical Support
9 9 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
10 8 (5.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (28.00%) .NET
2 25 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 22 (14.67%) Web Services
4 16 (10.67%) HTML
5 14 (9.33%) AngularJS
6 13 (8.67%) MFC
6 13 (8.67%) OpenGL
7 12 (8.00%) HTML5
8 10 (6.67%) Ajax
8 10 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (6.67%) ATL
8 10 (6.67%) CSS
8 10 (6.67%) CSS3
8 10 (6.67%) jQuery
9 6 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (3.33%) WCF
10 5 (3.33%) WinForms
11 3 (2.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.67%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.00%) Clustering
3 10 (6.67%) iPad
3 10 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 9 (6.00%) Virtual Team
5 8 (5.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.00%) Replication
7 2 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.33%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.33%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.33%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.33%) Wiki
8 1 (0.67%) CMDB
8 1 (0.67%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.67%) NHS
8 1 (0.67%) PDA
8 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 72 (48.00%) Windows Server
2 44 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (19.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (17.33%) Windows 7
5 24 (16.00%) Linux
6 16 (10.67%) Windows 10
7 8 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.33%) Unix
8 5 (3.33%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.00%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.33%) Android
11 1 (0.67%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.67%) CentOS
11 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (19.33%) ITIL
3 28 (18.67%) DevOps
4 19 (12.67%) Change Management
5 17 (11.33%) High Availability
6 15 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 15 (10.00%) Scrum
6 15 (10.00%) SDLC
7 12 (8.00%) CRM
8 10 (6.67%) 3D Modelling
8 10 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (6.67%) MVC
8 10 (6.67%) SOA
9 9 (6.00%) Business Transformation
9 9 (6.00%) Incident Management
9 9 (6.00%) Kanban
9 9 (6.00%) Mobile Development
10 8 (5.33%) ITIL V3
10 8 (5.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (34.00%) SQL
2 33 (22.00%) T-SQL
3 26 (17.33%) C#
3 26 (17.33%) JavaScript
3 26 (17.33%) PowerShell
4 15 (10.00%) C++
5 12 (8.00%) Java
6 10 (6.67%) VBScript
7 2 (1.33%) C
7 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (12.00%) MCSE
3 15 (10.00%) Degree
4 14 (9.33%) MCSA
5 11 (7.33%) MCP
6 8 (5.33%) MCITP
7 7 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.67%) CCNA
9 3 (2.00%) CCDP
9 3 (2.00%) PhD
10 1 (0.67%) CCIP
10 1 (0.67%) CCNP
10 1 (0.67%) CCSP
10 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 41 (27.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.33%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.33%) vSphere
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (4.67%) Puppet
1 7 (4.67%) SCCM
2 4 (2.67%) Ansible
2 4 (2.67%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (2.00%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.33%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.67%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (52.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.00%) VMware
3 10 (6.67%) Xamarin
4 9 (6.00%) Citrix
5 6 (4.00%) Cisco
5 6 (4.00%) Oracle
6 3 (2.00%) Apple
6 3 (2.00%) CA
6 3 (2.00%) Dell
6 3 (2.00%) F5
6 3 (2.00%) HP
7 2 (1.33%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.33%) IBM
7 2 (1.33%) Veeam
7 2 (1.33%) Wyse
8 1 (0.67%) Draytek
8 1 (0.67%) NETGEAR
8 1 (0.67%) SAP
8 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.67%) SonicWALL
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bedfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Martin & Conley
Salary: £30000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago