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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 67 39 61
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 49 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.18% 5.46% 4.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.37% 16.23% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 49 42
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +51.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,400 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £62,600 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
149 302 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.98% 33.63% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 119 259 284
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,000 £62,000
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
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 27 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 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 -11 3 £25,500 -32.00%
Dunstable +23 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Leighton Buzzard +2 1 £50,000 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 14 (58.33%) ITIL
4 13 (54.17%) SCCM
5 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (50.00%) VMware
6 10 (41.67%) MS Office
6 10 (41.67%) Citrix
6 10 (41.67%) Project Management
6 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (41.67%) XenDesktop
7 9 (37.50%) MCP
7 9 (37.50%) Office 365
8 8 (33.33%) Windows
8 8 (33.33%) MCSE
8 8 (33.33%) LDAP
8 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 8 (33.33%) Web Services
8 8 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (33.33%) Advertising
8 8 (33.33%) XenApp
8 8 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (33.33%) Amazon S3
8 8 (33.33%) SCOM
8 8 (33.33%) Operations Management
9 7 (29.17%) MCSA
10 6 (25.00%) MCITP

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 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Office
2 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Office 365
2 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 8 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (33.33%) Advertising
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Citrix Specialist
2 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (16.67%) C# Programmer
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Programmer
3 4 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Web Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Web Programmer
4 3 (12.50%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) PowerShell Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Security Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Server Support
5 2 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Support
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.50%) Ajax
3 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (12.50%) CSS
3 3 (12.50%) HTML
3 3 (12.50%) jQuery
3 3 (12.50%) Silverlight
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.17%) WCF
4 1 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Fintech
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 10 (41.67%) Project Management
3 8 (33.33%) Operations Management
4 4 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Software Deployment
5 3 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
7 1 (4.17%) Data Management
7 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.17%) Presales
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.17%) Service Management
7 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) C#
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) MCP
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (33.33%) MCSE
3 7 (29.17%) MCSA
4 6 (25.00%) MCITP
5 5 (20.83%) MCTS
6 2 (8.33%) CCA
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (8.33%) Degree
6 2 (8.33%) MCDST
6 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.17%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (4.17%) MBA
7 1 (4.17%) Security+ Certification
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (41.67%) XenDesktop
3 8 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) SCCM
2 8 (33.33%) SCOM
3 5 (20.83%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) VMware
3 10 (41.67%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) Intel Security
5 3 (12.50%) Symantec
6 2 (8.33%) AppSense
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TGS
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