The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 66 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 12 58 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.49% 5.51% 5.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.70% 17.47% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 54 65
Median salary £48,750 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
179 332 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.29% 31.56% 30.86%
Number of salaries quoted 161 285 308
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Bedfordshire region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -1 6 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Leighton Buzzard -3 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Dunstable - 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 35 (97.22%) Microsoft
2 25 (69.44%) ITIL
3 24 (66.67%) VMware
4 21 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 20 (55.56%) Office 365
6 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
7 17 (47.22%) MS Office
8 16 (44.44%) Windows
8 16 (44.44%) SCCM
8 16 (44.44%) Windows Server
9 15 (41.67%) SharePoint
10 14 (38.89%) MCP
10 14 (38.89%) Project Management
10 14 (38.89%) Citrix
10 14 (38.89%) XenDesktop
11 12 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (33.33%) Amazon S3
11 12 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (33.33%) XenApp
11 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (33.33%) SCOM
11 12 (33.33%) Operations Management
11 12 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (33.33%) Advertising
11 12 (33.33%) LDAP
11 12 (33.33%) Web Services
11 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (30.56%) MCSE
13 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 15 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (5.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (47.22%) MS Office
2 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (55.56%) Office 365
2 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 12 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) LDAP
2 10 (27.78%) VPN
3 8 (22.22%) LAN
3 8 (22.22%) WAN
4 7 (19.44%) Firewall
5 6 (16.67%) Junos
5 6 (16.67%) VPLS
6 2 (5.56%) DNS
6 2 (5.56%) SSL
7 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.78%) Intranet
7 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.78%) Network Security
7 1 (2.78%) SAN
7 1 (2.78%) VLAN
7 1 (2.78%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Citrix Specialist
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 6 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Operational Support Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Operations Support Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
5 5 (13.89%) C# Programmer
5 5 (13.89%) Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Programmer
5 5 (13.89%) Web Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Web Programmer
6 3 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) Web Services
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) Ajax
2 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
2 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (13.89%) CSS
2 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) jQuery
2 5 (13.89%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.56%) Fintech
2 2 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Windows
1 16 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (22.22%) Linux
5 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) ITIL
2 14 (38.89%) Project Management
3 12 (33.33%) Operations Management
4 6 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 6 (16.67%) Security Patching
5 5 (13.89%) MVC
5 5 (13.89%) Web Development
6 2 (5.56%) High Availability
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.78%) Presales
7 1 (2.78%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Time Management
7 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) C
2 5 (13.89%) C#
2 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) MCP
2 12 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (30.56%) MCSE
4 6 (16.67%) MCDST
4 6 (16.67%) MCSA
5 5 (13.89%) MCITP
6 4 (11.11%) MCTS
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (5.56%) CCA
8 2 (5.56%) CCNA
8 2 (5.56%) CCNP
8 2 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.78%) CCIP
9 1 (2.78%) CCSP
9 1 (2.78%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (2.78%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) ISO27002
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 14 (38.89%) XenDesktop
4 12 (33.33%) XenApp
5 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (44.44%) SCCM
2 12 (33.33%) SCOM
3 6 (16.67%) FortiGate
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (16.67%) SCDPM
3 6 (16.67%) WSUS
4 4 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 35 (97.22%) Microsoft
2 24 (66.67%) VMware
3 14 (38.89%) Citrix
4 10 (27.78%) Intel Security
5 9 (25.00%) Cisco
6 6 (16.67%) Dell
6 6 (16.67%) Juniper
6 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.56%) AppSense
7 2 (5.56%) Symantec
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