The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 35 34 55
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.58% 4.21% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.52% 10.19% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 2
Median salary £22,500 £47,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-52.63% +46.15%
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -3.22%
MCP
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Qualifications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
66 108 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 38.15% 41.38% 18.81%
Number of salaries quoted 63 103 59
Median salary £55,000 £48,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

MCP
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Bedford region.

MCP Salary Trend in Bedford

MCP
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing MCP 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 Bedford region with a requirement for MCP.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) Draytek
1 1 (100.00%) NETGEAR
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Field Service Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Draytek
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NETGEAR
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL