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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 47 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 20 22 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.18% 2.86% 2.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.26% 8.91% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 27
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%

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
123 247 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.59% 32.08% 22.55%
Number of salaries quoted 97 217 201
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Bedford +20 11 £30,000 -17.80% 2
Luton -8 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (82.14%) Windows
3 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 18 (64.29%) MCSE
5 17 (60.71%) MCSA
6 16 (57.14%) Windows Server
7 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
8 12 (42.86%) ITIL
9 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
9 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
10 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (35.71%) MCP
10 10 (35.71%) SQL
10 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (32.14%) IIS
12 8 (28.57%) VBScript
12 8 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (25.00%) Degree
13 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (25.00%) Firewall
14 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
14 6 (21.43%) Cisco
14 6 (21.43%) MCITP
14 6 (21.43%) VMware
14 6 (21.43%) ITIL V3
14 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (21.43%) Performance Improvement
15 5 (17.86%) High Availability

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 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (32.14%) IIS
3 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
5 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (17.86%) Office 365
2 5 (17.86%) SaaS
3 4 (14.29%) PaaS
4 3 (10.71%) Akamai
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) LAN
3 3 (10.71%) WAN
3 3 (10.71%) Wireless
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) DNS
5 1 (3.57%) Internet
5 1 (3.57%) SMTP
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Administrator
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Database Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Database Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Azure Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Server Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (3.57%) WCF
2 1 (3.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.57%) Android
7 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL V3
3 6 (21.43%) Performance Improvement
4 5 (17.86%) CRM
4 5 (17.86%) High Availability
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
6 3 (10.71%) Time Management
7 2 (7.14%) Data Security
7 2 (7.14%) Logistics
7 2 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (7.14%) Power Management
7 2 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) VBScript
4 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) MCSE
2 17 (60.71%) MCSA
3 10 (35.71%) MCP
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (25.00%) Degree
5 6 (21.43%) MCITP
6 4 (14.29%) CCNA
7 3 (10.71%) CCDP
8 2 (7.14%) VCP6
8 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (3.57%) CCIP
9 1 (3.57%) CCNP
9 1 (3.57%) CCSP
9 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (3.57%) MCSD
9 1 (3.57%) MCTS
9 1 (3.57%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco
2 6 (21.43%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) F5
3 3 (10.71%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) 3Com
4 2 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) Draytek
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.57%) Meraki
5 1 (3.57%) NETGEAR
5 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec
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