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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 20 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.97% 2.45% 4.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.95% 5.62% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 12
Median salary £30,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £46,800 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
38 89 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.54% 43.63% 22.77%
Number of salaries quoted 32 83 52
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,500 £70,000
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
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 27 February 2017.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bedford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 7 (58.33%) MCSE
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) MCP
6 5 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (41.67%) MCITP
6 5 (41.67%) Degree
6 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
6 5 (41.67%) MCSA
6 5 (41.67%) CRM
6 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL
7 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (33.33%) SaaS
7 4 (33.33%) PaaS
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (25.00%) Office 365
8 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
8 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3

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 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (33.33%) PaaS
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) IT Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Azure Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Server Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Database Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) CRM
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (25.00%) High Availability
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) MCSE
2 6 (50.00%) MCP
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) MCITP
3 5 (41.67%) MCSA
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (8.33%) CCIP
5 1 (8.33%) CCNP
5 1 (8.33%) CCSP
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Apple
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) Draytek
2 1 (8.33%) NETGEAR
2 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL
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