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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 44 37 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 12 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.56% 4.14% 12.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.81% 18.75% 29.49%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 23
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
81 64 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 24.04% 22.07% 42.39%
Number of salaries quoted 80 61 78
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 24 October 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bedford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 41 (87.23%) Windows
1 41 (87.23%) MCSE
2 40 (85.11%) VMware
3 39 (82.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (74.47%) VPN
4 35 (74.47%) DNS
4 35 (74.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (70.21%) Firewall
6 32 (68.09%) SAN
7 29 (61.70%) WAN
8 28 (59.57%) DHCP
8 28 (59.57%) LAN
8 28 (59.57%) Citrix
9 27 (57.45%) Lotus
9 27 (57.45%) McAfee
9 27 (57.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 27 (57.45%) Lotus Domino
9 27 (57.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 27 (57.45%) Android
9 27 (57.45%) Windows Phone 8
9 27 (57.45%) Windows Phone
10 26 (55.32%) vSphere
11 25 (53.19%) Symantec
12 24 (51.06%) Blackberry
12 24 (51.06%) Clearswift
12 24 (51.06%) VMS
12 24 (51.06%) SecurID
12 24 (51.06%) Wi-Fi
12 24 (51.06%) Backup Exec
12 24 (51.06%) McAfee ePO

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 27 (57.45%) Lotus Domino
1 27 (57.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
3 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
4 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (17.02%) IIS
6 7 (14.89%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (6.38%) IBM Notes
7 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (6.38%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (46.81%) MS Office
2 20 (42.55%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (74.47%) VPN
1 35 (74.47%) DNS
2 33 (70.21%) Firewall
3 32 (68.09%) SAN
4 29 (61.70%) WAN
5 28 (59.57%) DHCP
5 28 (59.57%) LAN
6 24 (51.06%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
8 7 (14.89%) Network Security
8 7 (14.89%) HTTP
8 7 (14.89%) HTTPS
8 7 (14.89%) SSL
9 6 (12.77%) Internet
10 5 (10.64%) VLAN
11 3 (6.38%) VoIP
12 2 (4.26%) VRRP
13 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Network Support
2 20 (42.55%) Network Engineer
2 20 (42.55%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (29.79%) PC Support
3 14 (29.79%) PC Engineer
4 13 (27.66%) Analyst
5 12 (25.53%) Support Analyst
5 12 (25.53%) Network Support Analyst
5 12 (25.53%) Network Analyst
6 11 (23.40%) Support Engineer
7 9 (19.15%) Network Support Engineer
8 8 (17.02%) PC Support Engineer
9 7 (14.89%) Administrator
10 6 (12.77%) Server Support
10 6 (12.77%) Consultant
10 6 (12.77%) Server Analyst
10 6 (12.77%) Server Support Analyst
10 6 (12.77%) Server Engineer
10 6 (12.77%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) WCF
1 2 (4.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (51.06%) Blackberry
1 24 (51.06%) SecurID
2 5 (10.64%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 41 (87.23%) Windows
2 39 (82.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (74.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (57.45%) Android
4 27 (57.45%) Windows Phone 8
4 27 (57.45%) Windows Phone
5 24 (51.06%) VMS
6 19 (40.43%) Windows 7
7 5 (10.64%) Windows Vista
7 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
1 4 (8.51%) Change Control
2 3 (6.38%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (6.38%) Migration
2 3 (6.38%) Business Continuity
2 3 (6.38%) ITIL
3 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
3 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
3 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
3 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.13%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.13%) Project Management
4 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) C#
2 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (87.23%) MCSE
2 10 (21.28%) MCP
3 8 (17.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (14.89%) MCITP
5 6 (12.77%) MCTS
5 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (12.77%) CCNA
6 5 (10.64%) CCSP
6 5 (10.64%) CCNP
6 5 (10.64%) CCIP
7 4 (8.51%) MCSA
8 3 (6.38%) CCA
8 3 (6.38%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (6.38%) VCDX
8 3 (6.38%) NCDA
8 3 (6.38%) NCIE
8 3 (6.38%) VCAP
8 3 (6.38%) VTSP
9 2 (4.26%) VCP5
9 2 (4.26%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (57.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 26 (55.32%) vSphere
3 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (27.66%) XenApp
5 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
6 7 (14.89%) Terminal Services
6 7 (14.89%) ISA Server
6 7 (14.89%) Forefront TMG
6 7 (14.89%) UAG
7 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
7 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
8 2 (4.26%) Firmware
9 1 (2.13%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 24 (51.06%) Backup Exec
1 24 (51.06%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (85.11%) VMware
2 28 (59.57%) Citrix
3 27 (57.45%) Lotus
3 27 (57.45%) McAfee
4 25 (53.19%) Symantec
5 24 (51.06%) Clearswift
6 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
7 10 (21.28%) Cisco
8 4 (8.51%) HP
9 3 (6.38%) NetApp
9 3 (6.38%) Veeam
10 2 (4.26%) Intel
11 1 (2.13%) Dell
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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