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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 26 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 42 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.64% 11.11% 4.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% 40.78% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 41 11
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -11.39%
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -1.33%
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
85 103 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 33.20% 27.25% 25.32%
Number of salaries quoted 65 101 57
Average salary £53,500 £35,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.85% -11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bedford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 31 (93.94%) MCSE
2 29 (87.88%) Windows
3 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 27 (81.82%) VMware
4 26 (78.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 25 (75.76%) Intel
5 25 (75.76%) Citrix
5 25 (75.76%) SQL Server
6 24 (72.73%) MS Exchange
6 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
6 24 (72.73%) VMware ESX
6 24 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (72.73%) XenApp
6 24 (72.73%) vSphere
6 24 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (69.70%) ITIL
8 22 (66.67%) MCSA
8 22 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (66.67%) VCP5
9 21 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 21 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2007
9 21 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 21 (63.64%) MCP
10 17 (51.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (42.42%) Server Building
12 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
13 9 (27.27%) Network Security
14 6 (18.18%) MS Office
15 5 (15.15%) VB

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 21 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 21 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 21 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Network Security
2 5 (15.15%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) Intranet
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (75.76%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Consultant
2 9 (27.27%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) AWS Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Support
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (15.15%) Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) ITIL
2 17 (51.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (42.42%) Server Building
4 5 (15.15%) ERP
5 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.06%) Time Management
7 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Change Management
7 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (93.94%) MCSE
2 26 (78.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 22 (66.67%) MCSA
3 22 (66.67%) VCP5
4 21 (63.64%) MCP
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (15.15%) CCNA
6 2 (6.06%) VCP4
7 1 (3.03%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
1 24 (72.73%) VMware ESX
1 24 (72.73%) XenApp
1 24 (72.73%) vSphere
2 22 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Xen
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
1 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
1 27 (81.82%) VMware
2 25 (75.76%) Intel
2 25 (75.76%) Citrix
3 5 (15.15%) SAP
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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