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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 18 14
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 71 96 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 11.95% 10.43% 13.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.28% 53.93% 69.86%
Number of salaries quoted 60 89 137
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35%  

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 114 178 219
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 19.19% 19.35% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 91 170 198
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,100
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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Luton +8 24 £43,750 +2.94% 3
Dunstable -3 13 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Leighton Buzzard - 9 £45,000 - 1
Bedford -11 8 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 75 (48.70%) Microsoft
2 61 (39.61%) SQL Server
3 59 (38.31%) Windows Server
4 47 (30.52%) Active Directory
5 44 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (25.97%) .NET
8 39 (25.32%) SQL
9 33 (21.43%) C#
9 33 (21.43%) ASP.NET
9 33 (21.43%) ITIL
10 30 (19.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (18.18%) Windows 7
12 27 (17.53%) Linux
12 27 (17.53%) Citrix
13 26 (16.88%) Firewall
14 25 (16.23%) VMware
15 24 (15.58%) IIS
16 23 (14.94%) JavaScript
16 23 (14.94%) Oracle
16 23 (14.94%) MS Exchange
16 23 (14.94%) Microsoft Certification
16 23 (14.94%) Office 365
17 21 (13.64%) PowerShell
17 21 (13.64%) T-SQL
18 20 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
19 19 (12.34%) Unix
20 18 (11.69%) Microsoft Office
20 18 (11.69%) TCP/IP
20 18 (11.69%) Windows 10

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 24 (15.58%) IIS
2 23 (14.94%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.84%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.95%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.30%) Confluence
7 1 (0.65%) Apache
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.65%) JBoss
7 1 (0.65%) SAS
7 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (11.69%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.95%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.65%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.94%) Office 365
2 20 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (7.79%) SaaS
5 5 (3.25%) PaaS
6 2 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.88%) Firewall
2 18 (11.69%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.55%) DHCP
3 7 (4.55%) DNS
3 7 (4.55%) LAN
3 7 (4.55%) SAN
3 7 (4.55%) WAN
4 5 (3.25%) VPN
5 4 (2.60%) VLAN
6 3 (1.95%) ADSL
6 3 (1.95%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.95%) Frame Relay
6 3 (1.95%) Internet
7 2 (1.30%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.30%) Network Security
7 2 (1.30%) SMTP
7 2 (1.30%) Wireless
8 1 (0.65%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.65%) NAS
8 1 (0.65%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (39.61%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (5.84%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.30%) MySQL
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.65%) DB2
8 1 (0.65%) Impala
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.65%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (10.39%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.84%) Moq
2 9 (5.84%) NUnit
2 9 (5.84%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (1.30%) MSI
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (9.09%) Finance
2 12 (7.79%) Banking
3 6 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.30%) Games
4 2 (1.30%) Local Government
4 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (22.08%) Developer
2 26 (16.88%) Analyst
3 18 (11.69%) .NET Developer
4 17 (11.04%) IT Engineer
4 17 (11.04%) Support Engineer
5 15 (9.74%) Administrator
5 15 (9.74%) C++ Developer
6 14 (9.09%) Architect
6 14 (9.09%) IT Manager
7 13 (8.44%) IT Support
7 13 (8.44%) Unix Architect
8 12 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (6.49%) C# Developer
10 10 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (5.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 9 (5.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (5.84%) Windows Engineer
12 8 (5.19%) Security Engineer
12 8 (5.19%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.97%) .NET
2 33 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 15 (9.74%) Ajax
3 15 (9.74%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (9.74%) ATL
3 15 (9.74%) MFC
3 15 (9.74%) OpenGL
4 12 (7.79%) WCF
5 11 (7.14%) WPF
6 10 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 10 (6.49%) WinForms
7 9 (5.84%) HTML
7 9 (5.84%) HTML5
7 9 (5.84%) NHibernate
8 8 (5.19%) jQuery
8 8 (5.19%) Web Services
9 6 (3.90%) AngularJS
9 6 (3.90%) CSS
9 6 (3.90%) CSS3
10 5 (3.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.74%) iPad
1 15 (9.74%) Mobile App
2 10 (6.49%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.49%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (5.84%) Streaming Music
4 8 (5.19%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (3.25%) Clustering
5 5 (3.25%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.95%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.30%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.30%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.65%) CMDB
8 1 (0.65%) NHS
8 1 (0.65%) PDA
8 1 (0.65%) PKI
8 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 59 (38.31%) Windows Server
2 44 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (19.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 27 (17.53%) Linux
6 19 (12.34%) Unix
7 18 (11.69%) Windows 10
8 13 (8.44%) Solaris
9 9 (5.84%) Mac OS X
10 8 (5.19%) Apple iOS
10 8 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.60%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.30%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.30%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (21.43%) ITIL
3 15 (9.74%) 3D Modelling
3 15 (9.74%) MVC
4 14 (9.09%) Data Security
4 14 (9.09%) Mobile Development
5 13 (8.44%) Change Management
5 13 (8.44%) CRM
6 12 (7.79%) Data Protection
6 12 (7.79%) DevOps
6 12 (7.79%) Kanban
6 12 (7.79%) Scrum
7 10 (6.49%) High Availability
7 10 (6.49%) TDD
8 9 (5.84%) BDD
8 9 (5.84%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (5.84%) ITIL V3
8 9 (5.84%) MVVM
8 9 (5.84%) SDLC
8 9 (5.84%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (25.32%) SQL
2 33 (21.43%) C#
3 23 (14.94%) JavaScript
4 21 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 21 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 15 (9.74%) C++
6 9 (5.84%) VBScript
7 4 (2.60%) Java
8 3 (1.95%) Perl
8 3 (1.95%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.30%) PHP
9 2 (1.30%) Python
9 2 (1.30%) Ruby
10 1 (0.65%) BeanShell
10 1 (0.65%) C
10 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (14.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (9.74%) MCP
2 15 (9.74%) MCSE
3 12 (7.79%) Degree
3 12 (7.79%) MCSA
4 10 (6.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (5.19%) CISM
5 8 (5.19%) CISSP
5 8 (5.19%) MCITP
6 7 (4.55%) CCNA
6 7 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.95%) CCNP
8 2 (1.30%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.30%) PhD
9 1 (0.65%) CCIP
9 1 (0.65%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (2.60%) SLA
4 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 47 (30.52%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.60%) vSphere
5 2 (1.30%) Docker
5 2 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (5.19%) SCCM
2 4 (2.60%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (1.95%) Ansible
3 3 (1.95%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.30%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.65%) Puppet
5 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (48.70%) Microsoft
2 27 (17.53%) Citrix
3 25 (16.23%) VMware
4 23 (14.94%) Oracle
5 15 (9.74%) Xamarin
6 12 (7.79%) Cisco
7 11 (7.14%) Apple
8 8 (5.19%) Forcepoint
9 3 (1.95%) CA
9 3 (1.95%) HP
10 2 (1.30%) arcserve
10 2 (1.30%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (1.30%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.30%) Veeam
10 2 (1.30%) Wyse
11 1 (0.65%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.65%) Dell
11 1 (0.65%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.65%) Symantec
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30K Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 11 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 10 days ago
Dunstable
Affecto
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 14 days ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 22 days ago
Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 28 days ago