Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 60 51
Rank change year-on-year +20 -9 +26
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 1 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 0.78% 0.29% 4.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.35% 0.84% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 23
Bedford median annual salary £47,500 £22,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +111.11% -53.13% +31.51%
10th Percentile £43,250 £21,250 £28,650
90th Percentile £49,750 £23,750 £65,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -6.25% +28.00%

MCP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bedford
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 85 119 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 32.95% 34.59% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 63 106 180
Bedford median annual salary £47,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,625 £60,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing MCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Bedford

MCP
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP in Bedford.

Salary trend for MCP in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing MCP 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 Bedford region with a requirement for MCP.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) FalconStor
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Server Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) FalconStor
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) VMware