The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 25 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.47% 4.51% 2.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 10.58% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 8
Median salary £22,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-52.63% +18.75%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
40 104 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 29.41% 42.62% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 38 99 56
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Bedford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Microsoft Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) CCSP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCIP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (50.00%) Draytek
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) NETGEAR
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Certification
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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) CCIP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Draytek
2 1 (50.00%) NETGEAR
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
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