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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 36 27 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 19 30 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.81% 9.55% 3.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.27% 26.32% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 8
Average salary £55,000 £31,250 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.00% -26.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £25,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
104 114 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 37.28% 36.31% 25.60%
Number of salaries quoted 86 93 71
Average salary £46,500 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 September 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bedford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 34 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 33 (91.67%) VMware
3 31 (86.11%) Windows
3 31 (86.11%) Intel
3 31 (86.11%) MCSE
4 28 (77.78%) MCSA
4 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
5 27 (75.00%) VMware ESX
6 25 (69.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 24 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (66.67%) SQL Server
7 24 (66.67%) MCP
8 23 (63.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (63.89%) vSphere
8 23 (63.89%) VCP5
8 23 (63.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2010
9 22 (61.11%) MS Exchange
9 22 (61.11%) Citrix
10 21 (58.33%) ITIL
10 21 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 21 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 21 (58.33%) Server Building
10 21 (58.33%) XenApp
11 20 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
13 10 (27.78%) Network Security
14 7 (19.44%) MS Office
15 5 (13.89%) DHCP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 22 (61.11%) MS Exchange
1 22 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 21 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (19.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) Network Security
2 5 (13.89%) DHCP
2 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.89%) DNS
3 2 (5.56%) SSL
4 1 (2.78%) Firewall
4 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Consultant
2 10 (27.78%) Team Leader
2 10 (27.78%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (5.56%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Services Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) IT Support
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Support
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 25 (69.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (63.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (63.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) ITIL
1 21 (58.33%) Server Building
2 20 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.33%) Time Management
3 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.56%) Change Management
4 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (2.78%) People Management
5 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (86.11%) MCSE
2 28 (77.78%) MCSA
3 24 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 24 (66.67%) MCP
4 23 (63.89%) VCP5
5 4 (11.11%) VCAP
6 2 (5.56%) VCP4
7 1 (2.78%) MCTS
7 1 (2.78%) CCNA
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 27 (75.00%) VMware ESX
3 24 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (63.89%) vSphere
5 21 (58.33%) XenApp
6 3 (8.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 33 (91.67%) VMware
3 31 (86.11%) Intel
4 22 (61.11%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (2.78%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.78%) Draytek
5 1 (2.78%) NETGEAR
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
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Salary: £58000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + car, bonus, full bens
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