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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 53 59 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 30 27 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.82% 2.77% 5.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.41% 11.74% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 54
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average 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
263 230 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 33.46% 23.59% 24.83%
Number of salaries quoted 231 200 233
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,623 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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
Luton +16 10 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Bedford +1 9 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 73 (87.95%) Microsoft
2 66 (79.52%) VMware
3 63 (75.90%) MCSE
4 48 (57.83%) Windows
5 44 (53.01%) Intel
6 39 (46.99%) Windows Server
7 36 (43.37%) Active Directory
8 32 (38.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (34.94%) VCAP
10 25 (30.12%) MS Excel
11 23 (27.71%) Citrix
11 23 (27.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 23 (27.71%) Mentoring
12 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (25.30%) MCP
13 20 (24.10%) MCSA
13 20 (24.10%) MS Exchange
13 20 (24.10%) VMware ESX
14 18 (21.69%) SQL Server
14 18 (21.69%) VCP5
15 17 (20.48%) MS Office
16 16 (19.28%) ITIL
16 16 (19.28%) vSphere
17 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (15.66%) Disaster Recovery
18 13 (15.66%) XenApp
19 12 (14.46%) SharePoint
20 11 (13.25%) MCITP
20 11 (13.25%) Presales

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (24.10%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.46%) SharePoint
3 10 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (9.64%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (8.43%) CMS
6 7 (8.43%) Lync
7 2 (2.41%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (30.12%) MS Excel
2 17 (20.48%) MS Office
3 7 (8.43%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (12.05%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) Intranet
2 4 (4.82%) SAN
3 3 (3.61%) VPN
4 2 (2.41%) DNS
4 2 (2.41%) Firewall
4 2 (2.41%) MPLS
4 2 (2.41%) SSL
4 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.41%) Wireless
5 1 (1.20%) DHCP
5 1 (1.20%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.20%) Junos
5 1 (1.20%) LAN
5 1 (1.20%) LDAP
5 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.20%) VLAN
5 1 (1.20%) VPLS
5 1 (1.20%) VRRP
5 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (8.43%) Billing
1 7 (8.43%) Electronics
2 2 (2.41%) Back Office
3 1 (1.20%) Advertising
3 1 (1.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (21.69%) Technical Leader
2 13 (15.66%) Consultant
3 11 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (13.25%) Technical Manager
4 10 (12.05%) Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) Support Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Help Desk Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Help Desk Support
6 7 (8.43%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Office 365 Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Product Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Products Support Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Service Manager
6 7 (8.43%) Technical Services Manager
7 6 (7.23%) Wintel Consultant
7 6 (7.23%) Wintel Support
8 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) COM
2 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.43%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.41%) EPoS
4 2 (2.41%) Replication
4 2 (2.41%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 48 (57.83%) Windows
2 39 (46.99%) Windows Server
3 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.02%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.82%) Linux
6 4 (4.82%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.61%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.41%) Solaris
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.20%) Android
9 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) Mentoring
2 16 (19.28%) ITIL
3 13 (15.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (13.25%) Presales
5 8 (9.64%) CRM
5 8 (9.64%) Server Building
6 6 (7.23%) People Management
7 5 (6.02%) Coaching
7 5 (6.02%) Data Centre Operations
7 5 (6.02%) Time Management
8 4 (4.82%) Project Management
9 3 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.61%) Software Deployment
10 2 (2.41%) High Availability
10 2 (2.41%) Service Delivery
11 1 (1.20%) Business Continuity
11 1 (1.20%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.20%) Migration
11 1 (1.20%) Operations Management
11 1 (1.20%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.64%) C
2 4 (4.82%) SQL
3 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 63 (75.90%) MCSE
2 29 (34.94%) VCAP
3 23 (27.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (25.30%) MCP
5 20 (24.10%) MCSA
6 18 (21.69%) VCP5
7 11 (13.25%) MCITP
8 6 (7.23%) Degree
9 5 (6.02%) CCA
9 5 (6.02%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (4.82%) CCNA
10 4 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (4.82%) MCTS
11 3 (3.61%) DBS Check
12 2 (2.41%) MCDST
13 1 (1.20%) CCIP
13 1 (1.20%) CCNP
13 1 (1.20%) CCSP
13 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (1.20%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (43.37%) Active Directory
2 32 (38.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (24.10%) VMware ESX
4 16 (19.28%) vSphere
5 13 (15.66%) XenApp
6 5 (6.02%) Hyper-V
6 5 (6.02%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.61%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.20%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.20%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.20%) SCOM
2 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (87.95%) Microsoft
2 66 (79.52%) VMware
3 44 (53.01%) Intel
4 23 (27.71%) Citrix
5 5 (6.02%) Cisco
6 3 (3.61%) Dell
6 3 (3.61%) HP
6 3 (3.61%) ProCurve
7 2 (2.41%) Draytek
7 2 (2.41%) LANDesk
7 2 (2.41%) McAfee
7 2 (2.41%) NETGEAR
7 2 (2.41%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.20%) AppSense
8 1 (1.20%) IBM
8 1 (1.20%) Juniper
8 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension, life insurance, healthcare
Posted: 23 days ago