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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 53 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 50 31 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.31% 3.26% 5.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.34% 16.06% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 45 28 58
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -16.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £24,646 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
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
326 193 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 28.08% 20.32% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 288 181 341
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +4 26 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Luton -8 7 £65,000 +85.71%
Shefford - 5 £30,000 - 1
Dunstable -7 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 97 (82.20%) Windows
2 92 (77.97%) VMware
3 82 (69.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 80 (67.80%) MCSE
5 71 (60.17%) Firewall
6 59 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 58 (49.15%) SAN
8 55 (46.61%) DNS
9 53 (44.92%) Microsoft
10 50 (42.37%) WAN
11 48 (40.68%) LAN
11 48 (40.68%) VPN
12 44 (37.29%) Citrix
12 44 (37.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 40 (33.90%) MS Excel
14 39 (33.05%) SQL Server
14 39 (33.05%) DHCP
15 38 (32.20%) Windows 7
15 38 (32.20%) vSphere
16 36 (30.51%) TCP/IP
17 35 (29.66%) Lotus Domino
17 35 (29.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 35 (29.66%) Lotus
17 35 (29.66%) McAfee
17 35 (29.66%) Windows Phone
17 35 (29.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 35 (29.66%) Android
17 35 (29.66%) Windows Phone 8
18 34 (28.81%) MCITP
18 34 (28.81%) Symantec

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 35 (29.66%) Lotus Domino
1 35 (29.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 31 (26.27%) IIS
3 23 (19.49%) MS Exchange
4 18 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (11.86%) SharePoint
6 11 (9.32%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (3.39%) Lync
7 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.54%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.54%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 40 (33.90%) MS Excel
2 31 (26.27%) MS Office
3 4 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (8.47%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.93%) Office 365
2 3 (2.54%) SaaS
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 71 (60.17%) Firewall
2 58 (49.15%) SAN
3 55 (46.61%) DNS
4 50 (42.37%) WAN
5 48 (40.68%) LAN
5 48 (40.68%) VPN
6 39 (33.05%) DHCP
7 36 (30.51%) TCP/IP
8 32 (27.12%) Wi-Fi
9 18 (15.25%) Internet
10 15 (12.71%) Network Security
11 11 (9.32%) HTTPS
11 11 (9.32%) SSL
11 11 (9.32%) HTTP
12 10 (8.47%) MPLS
12 10 (8.47%) BIG-IP
13 6 (5.08%) VLAN
13 6 (5.08%) NAS
13 6 (5.08%) IPsec
13 6 (5.08%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (33.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.24%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.24%) Subversion
1 5 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.69%) NUnit
General
1 8 (6.78%) Finance
2 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (32.20%) Network Support
2 37 (31.36%) Network Engineer
3 29 (24.58%) 3rd Line Support
4 26 (22.03%) Support Engineer
5 22 (18.64%) PC Support
5 22 (18.64%) PC Engineer
6 18 (15.25%) Network Support Engineer
6 18 (15.25%) Analyst
7 17 (14.41%) Support Analyst
8 16 (13.56%) Network Support Analyst
8 16 (13.56%) Network Analyst
9 13 (11.02%) Administrator
10 12 (10.17%) PC Support Engineer
11 11 (9.32%) Server Engineer
11 11 (9.32%) Server Analyst
11 11 (9.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (9.32%) Server Support
12 10 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 10 (8.47%) Server Support Analyst
13 7 (5.93%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.17%) .NET
2 5 (4.24%) WCF
3 4 (3.39%) WPF
4 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.54%) Web Services
4 3 (2.54%) XML
4 3 (2.54%) XSD
4 3 (2.54%) XSLT
5 2 (1.69%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.12%) Blackberry
1 32 (27.12%) SecurID
2 10 (8.47%) Statistics
3 6 (5.08%) PKI
3 6 (5.08%) Clustering
4 5 (4.24%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.24%) Replication
5 3 (2.54%) Firmware
6 2 (1.69%) EPoS
7 1 (0.85%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 97 (82.20%) Windows
2 82 (69.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (32.20%) Windows 7
5 35 (29.66%) Windows Phone 8
5 35 (29.66%) Windows Phone
5 35 (29.66%) Android
6 32 (27.12%) VMS
7 12 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (8.47%) Windows Vista
8 10 (8.47%) Linux
8 10 (8.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.27%) ITIL
2 15 (12.71%) PRINCE2
3 14 (11.86%) Incident Management
4 12 (10.17%) Service Delivery
5 10 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (8.47%) Mentoring
6 9 (7.63%) Change Control
6 9 (7.63%) Project Management
6 9 (7.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.93%) Data Modelling
8 5 (4.24%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.24%) Workflow
8 5 (4.24%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.24%) Refactoring
8 5 (4.24%) Dimensional Modelling
8 5 (4.24%) Kimball Methodology
8 5 (4.24%) Database Security
8 5 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (4.24%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.34%) SQL
2 8 (6.78%) T-SQL
3 7 (5.93%) C#
4 5 (4.24%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.24%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.69%) XAML
5 2 (1.69%) VB6
5 2 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 80 (67.80%) MCSE
2 34 (28.81%) MCITP
3 20 (16.95%) CCNA
3 20 (16.95%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (14.41%) MCP
5 16 (13.56%) MCSA
5 16 (13.56%) MCTS
6 14 (11.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (11.02%) CCNP
8 11 (9.32%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (9.32%) Degree
9 10 (8.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (7.63%) CCIP
10 9 (7.63%) CCSP
11 7 (5.93%) CCA
11 7 (5.93%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (3.39%) ECDL
12 4 (3.39%) HND
12 4 (3.39%) MCT
12 4 (3.39%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) SLA
2 2 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (37.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (32.20%) vSphere
3 35 (29.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 33 (27.97%) Active Directory
5 22 (18.64%) XenApp
6 13 (11.02%) VMware ESX
7 12 (10.17%) Terminal Services
7 12 (10.17%) Hyper-V
8 9 (7.63%) Forefront TMG
9 8 (6.78%) UAG
9 8 (6.78%) ISA Server
10 7 (5.93%) NFS
11 4 (3.39%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.69%) XenServer
13 1 (0.85%) vCloud
13 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.85%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 33 (27.97%) Backup Exec
2 32 (27.12%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (4.24%) HP SIM
3 5 (4.24%) MOM
4 4 (3.39%) SCCM
5 2 (1.69%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 92 (77.97%) VMware
2 53 (44.92%) Microsoft
3 44 (37.29%) Citrix
4 35 (29.66%) Lotus
4 35 (29.66%) McAfee
5 34 (28.81%) Symantec
6 32 (27.12%) Clearswift
7 25 (21.19%) Cisco
8 13 (11.02%) HP
9 10 (8.47%) CheckPoint
9 10 (8.47%) Oracle
9 10 (8.47%) F5
10 7 (5.93%) Dell
11 6 (5.08%) IBM
12 5 (4.24%) CA
12 5 (4.24%) Veeam
13 4 (3.39%) NetApp
14 2 (1.69%) EMC
14 2 (1.69%) Intel
15 1 (0.85%) Juniper
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