Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 82 141 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 10.75% 13.52% 13.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.09% 62.95% 68.82%
Number of salaries quoted 64 125 111
Bedfordshire median annual salary £46,250 £47,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +31.94% -20.00%
10th Percentile £23,125 £25,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%

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 186 224 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 24.38% 21.48% 19.04%
Number of salaries quoted 138 186 155
Bedfordshire median annual salary £53,750 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.56% +2.35% -10.53%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,000 £22,100
90th Percentile £77,500 £60,000 £69,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -2 62 £40,750 -18.50% 9
Luton +12 13 £50,500 +26.25% 15
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 52 (63.41%) Windows Server
2 47 (57.32%) Microsoft
3 43 (52.44%) Azure
4 42 (51.22%) Active Directory
5 32 (39.02%) SCCM
6 30 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (35.37%) MS Exchange
7 29 (35.37%) Finance
8 28 (34.15%) Firewall
9 26 (31.71%) SQL Server
10 23 (28.05%) SQL
10 23 (28.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (26.83%) Office 365
12 21 (25.61%) Service Management
13 19 (23.17%) Management Information System
13 19 (23.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 18 (21.95%) Security Operations
14 18 (21.95%) Virtual Machines
14 18 (21.95%) Cyber Essentials
14 18 (21.95%) Information Security
14 18 (21.95%) Security Management
14 18 (21.95%) Identity Management
14 18 (21.95%) Information Security Management
14 18 (21.95%) Vulnerability Management
14 18 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
14 18 (21.95%) SCOrch
14 18 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
14 18 (21.95%) Palo Alto
14 18 (21.95%) Patch Management
14 18 (21.95%) ISMS

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 29 (35.37%) MS Exchange
2 18 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.32%) IIS
4 2 (2.44%) JBoss
4 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.22%) SugarCRM
5 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.22%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 43 (52.44%) Azure
2 22 (26.83%) Office 365
3 9 (10.98%) Mimecast
4 5 (6.10%) AWS
5 2 (2.44%) IaaS
5 2 (2.44%) PaaS
5 2 (2.44%) SaaS
6 1 (1.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 28 (34.15%) Firewall
2 11 (13.41%) Skype
3 7 (8.54%) DNS
3 7 (8.54%) LAN
3 7 (8.54%) WAN
4 4 (4.88%) DHCP
4 4 (4.88%) Internet
4 4 (4.88%) Network Security
4 4 (4.88%) PBX
5 3 (3.66%) SSL
5 3 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.44%) VLAN
7 1 (1.22%) ADSL
7 1 (1.22%) MPLS
7 1 (1.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) DB2
2 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.88%) Selenium
4 1 (1.22%) Log4Net
4 1 (1.22%) NUnit
4 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (35.37%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (23.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (21.95%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 18 (21.95%) Security Engineer
3 14 (17.07%) IT Support
4 11 (13.41%) Applications Manager
4 11 (13.41%) Technical Support
5 9 (10.98%) Analyst
5 9 (10.98%) Service Desk Support
6 7 (8.54%) Service Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Service Manager
7 6 (7.32%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.88%) Applications Support Manager
9 4 (4.88%) Support Manager
9 4 (4.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.63%) .NET
2 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET
2 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (3.66%) OAuth
5 2 (2.44%) .NET Core
5 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.44%) jQuery
5 2 (2.44%) Swagger
6 1 (1.22%) COM
6 1 (1.22%) EDIFACT
6 1 (1.22%) JSON
6 1 (1.22%) NLog
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.17%) Management Information System
2 14 (17.07%) Virtual Team
3 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.66%) Wiki
5 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.44%) NHS
5 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) Replication
6 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 52 (63.41%) Windows Server
2 30 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (28.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (19.51%) Linux
4 16 (19.51%) Windows 7
5 9 (10.98%) Android
5 9 (10.98%) Mac OS X
6 7 (8.54%) Windows 10
7 6 (7.32%) Unix
8 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.22%) AIX
9 1 (1.22%) CentOS
9 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.61%) Service Management
2 19 (23.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 18 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (21.95%) Identity Management
3 18 (21.95%) Information Security
3 18 (21.95%) Information Security Management
3 18 (21.95%) ISMS
3 18 (21.95%) Patch Management
3 18 (21.95%) Security Management
3 18 (21.95%) Security Operations
3 18 (21.95%) Vulnerability Management
4 16 (19.51%) ITIL
5 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (15.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (14.63%) Service Delivery
7 11 (13.41%) B2B
7 11 (13.41%) B2C
7 11 (13.41%) Project Management
7 11 (13.41%) SDLC
7 11 (13.41%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.05%) SQL
2 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
3 9 (10.98%) C#
4 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.66%) VBScript
5 2 (2.44%) C
5 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.22%) Java
6 1 (1.22%) VB
6 1 (1.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) CCNA
1 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.44%) A+ Certification
2 2 (2.44%) CCENT
2 2 (2.44%) MCSA
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.22%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.22%) MCP
3 1 (1.22%) MOS
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.95%) COBIT
1 18 (21.95%) Cyber Essentials
1 18 (21.95%) PCI DSS
2 6 (7.32%) GDPR
3 5 (6.10%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (51.22%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.95%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.88%) Docker
6 3 (3.66%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 32 (39.02%) SCCM
2 18 (21.95%) Nessus
2 18 (21.95%) SCOrch
3 3 (3.66%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.44%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.22%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (57.32%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.95%) Palo Alto
2 18 (21.95%) Qualys
3 9 (10.98%) Apple
3 9 (10.98%) VMware
4 7 (8.54%) Cisco
5 4 (4.88%) Avaya
5 4 (4.88%) Citrix
5 4 (4.88%) Mitel
6 3 (3.66%) IBM
6 3 (3.66%) Oracle
6 3 (3.66%) Veeam
7 2 (2.44%) MobileIron
7 2 (2.44%) NetApp
7 2 (2.44%) SAP
7 2 (2.44%) Zerto
8 1 (1.22%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.22%) Infor
8 1 (1.22%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.22%) ServiceNow