Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 16 10
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 35 80 156
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 15.09% 8.52% 15.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.00% 41.03% 57.78%
Number of salaries quoted 55 77 163
Median annual salary £45,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% -2.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%

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 50 195 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 21.55% 20.77% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 46 178 252
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,056
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +3.14% +8.37%
10th Percentile £24,125 £25,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £76,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Bedfordshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Windows in Bedfordshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

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 5 August 2020. 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 -5 16 £32,500 +25.00%
Dunstable +29 11 £45,000 +91.49%
Luton +21 7 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 23 (65.71%) Office 365
2 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 18 (51.43%) SCCM
4 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
5 11 (31.43%) ITIL
5 11 (31.43%) Windows 10
6 10 (28.57%) Azure
6 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
7 8 (22.86%) Citrix
7 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
7 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
8 7 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
8 7 (20.00%) Software Distribution
8 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
8 7 (20.00%) Application Packaging
8 7 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (20.00%) MSI
8 7 (20.00%) Service Management
9 6 (17.14%) Retail
9 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
9 6 (17.14%) Housing Association
10 5 (14.29%) Project Delivery
10 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (14.29%) Finance
10 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (14.29%) DHCP
10 5 (14.29%) DNS

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 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (11.43%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 23 (65.71%) Office 365
2 10 (28.57%) Azure
3 4 (11.43%) AWS
4 3 (8.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) DHCP
1 5 (14.29%) DNS
1 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (5.71%) LAN
2 2 (5.71%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) Wireless
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) PBX
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MSI
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 6 (17.14%) Housing Association
1 6 (17.14%) Retail
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 4 (11.43%) Public Sector
4 2 (5.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (11.43%) IT Support
3 4 (11.43%) Service Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Professional Services Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 1st Line Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.57%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) NHS
5 1 (2.86%) Replication
5 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows 10
2 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 7 (20.00%) Application Packaging
3 7 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 7 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
3 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (20.00%) Service Management
3 7 (20.00%) Software Distribution
3 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (14.29%) Project Delivery
5 4 (11.43%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Identity Management
6 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.86%) ITSM
8 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) MCSE
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.86%) LPIC
3 1 (2.86%) MCP
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (8.57%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.86%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (51.43%) SCCM
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (8.57%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) Citrix
3 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.57%) Forcepoint
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Wyse
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) Apple
6 1 (2.86%) Avaya
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Mitel