Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 23 8
Rank change year-on-year +15 -15 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 149 145 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 13.47% 9.03% 16.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.98% 55.13% 60.11%
Number of salaries quoted 141 153 331
Bedfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,525
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.60% +0.07%

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 207 263 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.72% 16.38% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 182 237 493
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,275 £21,700 £25,200
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,000 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 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 +14 62 £42,500 -10.53% 3
Bedford +17 30 £30,000 -14.29%
Dunstable -13 16 £55,000 +111.54% 1
Leighton Buzzard - 6 £45,000 -
Shefford -3 2 £42,500 +93.18%
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 60 (40.27%) Active Directory
2 56 (37.58%) Microsoft
3 55 (36.91%) Windows Server
4 45 (30.20%) VMware
5 44 (29.53%) ITIL
6 39 (26.17%) Linux
6 39 (26.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (23.49%) .NET
8 33 (22.15%) Office 365
9 31 (20.81%) Windows 7
10 30 (20.13%) SQL Server
10 30 (20.13%) MS Exchange
10 30 (20.13%) Firewall
11 29 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (19.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (16.78%) C#
12 25 (16.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (15.44%) Cisco
14 21 (14.09%) Citrix
14 21 (14.09%) JavaScript
14 21 (14.09%) Unix
15 20 (13.42%) Microsoft Office
15 20 (13.42%) ASP.NET
16 19 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (12.08%) Windows 10
17 18 (12.08%) Oracle
17 18 (12.08%) Change Management
17 18 (12.08%) Finance
18 17 (11.41%) TCP/IP
18 17 (11.41%) SAN

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 30 (20.13%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.03%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.36%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.68%) IIS
5 4 (2.68%) JBoss
5 4 (2.68%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.68%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.01%) nginx
7 2 (1.34%) Apache
7 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.67%) CMS
8 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (13.42%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.68%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Exstream
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 33 (22.15%) Office 365
2 13 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.01%) GitHub
4 3 (2.01%) SaaS
5 2 (1.34%) G Suite
5 2 (1.34%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.13%) Firewall
2 17 (11.41%) SAN
2 17 (11.41%) TCP/IP
3 15 (10.07%) WAN
4 10 (6.71%) DHCP
4 10 (6.71%) DNS
5 9 (6.04%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (6.04%) Internet
5 9 (6.04%) LAN
5 9 (6.04%) VPN
6 4 (2.68%) MPLS
7 3 (2.01%) Network Security
7 3 (2.01%) VLAN
8 2 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.34%) VoIP
8 2 (1.34%) Wireless
9 1 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.67%) Intranet
9 1 (0.67%) PBX
9 1 (0.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.13%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.37%) MySQL
4 7 (4.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.68%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.68%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.01%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.34%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.67%) Adabas
9 1 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.70%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.03%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.03%) Moq
3 6 (4.03%) NUnit
3 6 (4.03%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (4.03%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.01%) Ant
4 3 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.01%) Gradle
4 3 (2.01%) Maven
4 3 (2.01%) PHPUnit
4 3 (2.01%) Selenium
4 3 (2.01%) Subversion
4 3 (2.01%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (12.08%) Finance
2 14 (9.40%) Retail
3 7 (4.70%) Banking
4 6 (4.03%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.36%) Dutch Language
5 5 (3.36%) Games
5 5 (3.36%) Marketing
6 3 (2.01%) German Language
7 2 (1.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (21.48%) Support Engineer
2 26 (17.45%) Developer
3 24 (16.11%) IT Engineer
4 23 (15.44%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (13.42%) Analyst
6 19 (12.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 19 (12.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 15 (10.07%) .NET Developer
7 15 (10.07%) IT Support
8 13 (8.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (8.05%) Architect
9 12 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (7.38%) IT Support Engineer
11 10 (6.71%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (6.71%) Windows Engineer
12 9 (6.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 8 (5.37%) C# Developer
13 8 (5.37%) Desktop Support
14 7 (4.70%) Security Engineer
14 7 (4.70%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.49%) .NET
2 20 (13.42%) ASP.NET
3 13 (8.72%) Web Services
4 12 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (7.38%) WCF
5 11 (7.38%) WinForms
6 9 (6.04%) HTML
6 9 (6.04%) HTML5
6 9 (6.04%) REST
7 7 (4.70%) AngularJS
7 7 (4.70%) jQuery
7 7 (4.70%) MFC
7 7 (4.70%) OpenGL
7 7 (4.70%) WPF
8 6 (4.03%) Ajax
8 6 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 6 (4.03%) ATL
8 6 (4.03%) CSS
8 6 (4.03%) NHibernate
8 6 (4.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.05%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.37%) iPad
2 8 (5.37%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.70%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (4.03%) Music Streaming
5 5 (3.36%) Clustering
5 5 (3.36%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.36%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.01%) EPoS
6 3 (2.01%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.34%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.34%) iSeries
7 2 (1.34%) Linked Data
7 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.34%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.34%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 55 (36.91%) Windows Server
2 39 (26.17%) Linux
2 39 (26.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (20.81%) Windows 7
4 25 (16.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (14.09%) Unix
6 18 (12.08%) Windows 10
7 12 (8.05%) Mac OS X
8 9 (6.04%) Apple iOS
8 9 (6.04%) Solaris
9 5 (3.36%) Android
10 3 (2.01%) AIX
11 2 (1.34%) CentOS
11 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.34%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.34%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.53%) ITIL
2 29 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (12.08%) Change Management
4 13 (8.72%) DevOps
4 13 (8.72%) Incident Management
4 13 (8.72%) MVC
5 12 (8.05%) Data Security
6 11 (7.38%) Project Management
7 10 (6.71%) OO
7 10 (6.71%) Problem Management
8 9 (6.04%) Service Management
9 8 (5.37%) Information Security
9 8 (5.37%) Kanban
9 8 (5.37%) Presales
9 8 (5.37%) Scrum
9 8 (5.37%) SOA
10 7 (4.70%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (4.70%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (4.70%) Identity Access Management
10 7 (4.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.78%) C#
2 21 (14.09%) JavaScript
3 16 (10.74%) PowerShell
4 15 (10.07%) SQL
5 14 (9.40%) Java
6 9 (6.04%) C++
7 7 (4.70%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.36%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.68%) Perl
9 4 (2.68%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.68%) Python
10 3 (2.01%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.01%) C
10 3 (2.01%) PHP
10 3 (2.01%) PHP 5
10 3 (2.01%) Ruby
10 3 (2.01%) VBScript
11 1 (0.67%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.67%) BeanShell
11 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (11.41%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (8.72%) CCNA
3 13 (8.72%) Degree
4 12 (8.05%) MCP
5 9 (6.04%) MCSE
6 8 (5.37%) CCNP
7 7 (4.70%) A+ Certification
7 7 (4.70%) CISM
7 7 (4.70%) CISSP
7 7 (4.70%) MCITP
8 6 (4.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (3.36%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (2.01%) MCSA
11 2 (1.34%) CCENT
11 2 (1.34%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.34%) MCTS
12 1 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.37%) SLA
3 7 (4.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (2.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (40.27%) Active Directory
2 29 (19.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.38%) Hyper-V
3 11 (7.38%) vSphere
4 6 (4.03%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (2.01%) Docker
6 2 (1.34%) XenApp
7 1 (0.67%) Firmware
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.67%) SRDF
7 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (4.70%) Ansible
2 4 (2.68%) Dollar Universe
2 4 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.68%) Puppet
3 2 (1.34%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.34%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.34%) SCCM
4 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.67%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 56 (37.58%) Microsoft
2 45 (30.20%) VMware
3 23 (15.44%) Cisco
4 21 (14.09%) Citrix
5 18 (12.08%) Oracle
6 9 (6.04%) Apple
7 8 (5.37%) Xamarin
8 7 (4.70%) Forcepoint
9 6 (4.03%) CA
9 6 (4.03%) HP
10 5 (3.36%) EMC
11 4 (2.68%) Adobe
11 4 (2.68%) OpenText
11 4 (2.68%) Tableau
12 3 (2.01%) F5
12 3 (2.01%) FalconStor
12 3 (2.01%) Nokia
13 2 (1.34%) CommVault
13 2 (1.34%) Dell
13 2 (1.34%) Veritas