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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 36 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 18 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.04% 6.95% 11.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.08% 20.22% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 41
Median salary £27,250 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.45% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £36,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £55,000 £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
Microsoft Certification
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
49 89 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 25.39% 34.36% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 41 69 101
Median salary £52,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 31 May 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) MCSE
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) MCSA
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) MS Office
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (62.50%) MCP
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (50.00%) DNS
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (37.50%) MCITP
6 3 (37.50%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (37.50%) Replication
6 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (37.50%) IIS
6 3 (37.50%) SSL
6 3 (37.50%) SLA
6 3 (37.50%) Linux
6 3 (37.50%) VPN

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) SSL
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) VRRP
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Server Support
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Replication
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Presales
3 2 (25.00%) Server Building
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) MCSE
2 5 (62.50%) MCP
2 5 (62.50%) MCSA
3 3 (37.50%) MCITP
4 2 (25.00%) CCIP
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (25.00%) CCSP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) VCP5
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
4 2 (25.00%) ISA Server
4 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Intel
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Bluetownonline
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Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
The SmartList
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