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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 40 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 19 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.49% 6.83% 11.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.72% 21.84% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 34
Median salary £22,000 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-60.00% +57.14%
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
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
58 87 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 28.29% 31.29% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 51 69 78
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,400 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 28 June 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) MCITP
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) High Availability
4 3 (50.00%) SSL
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) MCSA
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (50.00%) MCP
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) Replication
5 2 (33.33%) ISA Server
5 2 (33.33%) VRRP
5 2 (33.33%) CCSP

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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) VRRP
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Server Support
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) MCITP
2 3 (50.00%) MCP
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) CCIP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCSP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) ISA Server
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco