Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 6 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 149 115 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 14.26% 13.10% 9.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.78% 62.84% 63.43%
Number of salaries quoted 139 110 134
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.61% -4.60%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,025 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%

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 230 183 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 22.01% 20.84% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 191 169 198
Bedfordshire median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% - -
10th Percentile £26,500 £22,200 £26,100
90th Percentile £60,000 £73,000 £58,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 +6 108 £55,000 +26.44% 7
Luton -39 19 £40,000 +14.29% 11
Dunstable +9 11 £37,500 +29.31% 1
Shefford 0 1 £32,500 -25.71%
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 93 (62.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (55.70%) Microsoft
3 75 (50.34%) Active Directory
4 68 (45.64%) Office 365
5 59 (39.60%) Windows Server
6 48 (32.21%) Windows 10
6 48 (32.21%) Windows 7
7 44 (29.53%) IP Telephony
7 44 (29.53%) MPLS
7 44 (29.53%) Email Migration
8 43 (28.86%) SQL Server
9 38 (25.50%) Citrix
9 38 (25.50%) Finance
10 36 (24.16%) PRINCE2
11 33 (22.15%) SQL
11 33 (22.15%) VMware
11 33 (22.15%) Thin Client
11 33 (22.15%) Fat Client
12 32 (21.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 32 (21.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 31 (20.81%) Migration
14 29 (19.46%) PowerShell
15 28 (18.79%) DNS
15 28 (18.79%) Windows Server 2012
16 27 (18.12%) Firewall
16 27 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (16.11%) SCCM
18 19 (12.75%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (12.75%) MS Exchange
19 17 (11.41%) .NET

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 19 (12.75%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.72%) IIS
3 10 (6.71%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.04%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.68%) JBoss
5 4 (2.68%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.68%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.34%) Apache
6 2 (1.34%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (8.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 93 (62.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (45.64%) Office 365
3 15 (10.07%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (4.70%) SaaS
5 5 (3.36%) Mimecast
6 4 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.68%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (2.68%) Amazon Glacier
6 4 (2.68%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (2.68%) Route 53
6 4 (2.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (2.01%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (2.01%) PaaS
8 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (29.53%) IP Telephony
1 44 (29.53%) MPLS
2 28 (18.79%) DNS
3 27 (18.12%) Firewall
4 12 (8.05%) Skype
5 11 (7.38%) DHCP
6 6 (4.03%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.03%) VLAN
7 4 (2.68%) LAN
7 4 (2.68%) SSL
7 4 (2.68%) WAN
8 3 (2.01%) VPN
8 3 (2.01%) VSAN
8 3 (2.01%) Wireless
9 2 (1.34%) HTTP
9 2 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.67%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 1 (0.67%) SAN
10 1 (0.67%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (28.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.37%) Power BI
3 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.34%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.34%) MySQL
4 2 (1.34%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.67%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Ant
2 2 (1.34%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.34%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.67%) Selenium
3 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (25.50%) Finance
2 3 (2.01%) Banking
2 3 (2.01%) Financial Institution
2 3 (2.01%) Legal
3 2 (1.34%) Hindi Language
4 1 (0.67%) Advertising
4 1 (0.67%) Automotive
4 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (20.81%) Infrastructure Manager
1 31 (20.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 31 (20.81%) Project Manager
2 19 (12.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (10.07%) Developer
4 12 (8.05%) Analyst
5 11 (7.38%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (6.04%) Team Leader
7 8 (5.37%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (5.37%) Project Engineer
8 7 (4.70%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.70%) Service Analyst
8 7 (4.70%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (4.70%) Support Technician
9 6 (4.03%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.03%) IT Support
9 6 (4.03%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.03%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.03%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (3.36%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.41%) .NET
2 11 (7.38%) Web Services
3 9 (6.04%) ASP.NET
3 9 (6.04%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (6.04%) HTML
4 8 (5.37%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.01%) CSS
6 3 (2.01%) Entity Framework
6 3 (2.01%) HTML5
6 3 (2.01%) RESTful
7 2 (1.34%) ADO.NET
7 2 (1.34%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.34%) jQuery
7 2 (1.34%) React
8 1 (0.67%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.67%) J2EE
8 1 (0.67%) REST
8 1 (0.67%) SignalR
8 1 (0.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.15%) Fat Client
1 33 (22.15%) Thin Client
2 6 (4.03%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.36%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.36%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.68%) Fintech
4 4 (2.68%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.01%) Replication
6 2 (1.34%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.67%) Industry 4.0
7 1 (0.67%) Life Science
7 1 (0.67%) PDA
7 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 59 (39.60%) Windows Server
2 48 (32.21%) Windows 10
2 48 (32.21%) Windows 7
3 28 (18.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (12.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (11.41%) Linux
6 4 (2.68%) Unix
7 3 (2.01%) CentOS
7 3 (2.01%) Debian
7 3 (2.01%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.34%) Solaris
9 1 (0.67%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.53%) Email Migration
2 36 (24.16%) PRINCE2
3 32 (21.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 32 (21.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (20.81%) Migration
5 14 (9.40%) Project Management
5 14 (9.40%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (8.72%) Proactive Monitoring
6 13 (8.72%) Server Building
7 11 (7.38%) ITIL
8 10 (6.71%) Change Control
9 9 (6.04%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (6.04%) Time Management
10 8 (5.37%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (5.37%) DevOps
11 7 (4.70%) Computer Science
11 7 (4.70%) Information Security
11 7 (4.70%) Performance Improvement
11 7 (4.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.15%) SQL
2 29 (19.46%) PowerShell
3 17 (11.41%) C#
4 9 (6.04%) Bash Shell
5 8 (5.37%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.37%) VBScript
6 6 (4.03%) C++
6 6 (4.03%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.36%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.01%) C
8 3 (2.01%) Java
9 2 (1.34%) Perl
9 2 (1.34%) Python
10 1 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (5.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (3.36%) Degree
2 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.68%) MCSA
3 4 (2.68%) MCSE
3 4 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.34%) CISSP
5 2 (1.34%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (1.34%) SSCP
6 1 (0.67%) CCNP
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.67%) CWNA
6 1 (0.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.36%) SLA
3 2 (1.34%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (1.34%) QA
4 1 (0.67%) GDPR
4 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (50.34%) Active Directory
2 27 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.70%) Docker
4 6 (4.03%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.01%) vCloud
5 3 (2.01%) vSphere
6 2 (1.34%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.67%) XenApp
7 1 (0.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (16.11%) SCCM
2 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (4.03%) SCOM
4 4 (2.68%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.01%) Ansible
6 2 (1.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.34%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.34%) WSUS
7 1 (0.67%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.67%) Nagios
7 1 (0.67%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.67%) Terraform
7 1 (0.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 83 (55.70%) Microsoft
2 38 (25.50%) Citrix
3 33 (22.15%) VMware
4 15 (10.07%) Oracle
5 10 (6.71%) Cisco
6 9 (6.04%) HP
7 6 (4.03%) Juniper
7 6 (4.03%) NetApp
8 5 (3.36%) Meraki
8 5 (3.36%) Nortel
9 4 (2.68%) Google
9 4 (2.68%) Symantec
10 3 (2.01%) Mitel
10 3 (2.01%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.01%) Veeam
10 3 (2.01%) Zerto
11 2 (1.34%) Dell
11 2 (1.34%) Extreme Networks
11 2 (1.34%) Sophos
11 2 (1.34%) Sybase