Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 55 38
Rank change year-on-year +22 -17 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 4 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 5.76% 1.04% 6.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.91% 3.70% 21.55%
Number of salaries quoted 31 4 34
Bedford median annual salary £30,000 £33,750 £51,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -34.78% +29.38%
Bedfordshire median annual salary £30,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -36.84% +5.56% +12.50%

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 115 108 181
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 41.37% 28.05% 31.70%
Number of salaries quoted 100 90 141
Bedford median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +16.44%
10th Percentile £25,725 £22,675 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,625 £65,200 £55,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,500 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -19.00% +20.48% +10.67%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Bedford

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Bedford

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Bedford over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
3 8 (50.00%) MCSE
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (50.00%) CRM
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (50.00%) MCITP
3 8 (50.00%) Degree
3 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (43.75%) MCSA
4 7 (43.75%) ITIL
4 7 (43.75%) MCP
5 6 (37.50%) IIS
5 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 6 (37.50%) VBScript
5 6 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (37.50%) Trend Analysis
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL V3
5 6 (37.50%) High Availability
5 6 (37.50%) Performance Improvement
5 6 (37.50%) Office 365
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Certification
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 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (37.50%) IIS
1 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (37.50%) Office 365
2 4 (25.00%) PaaS
2 4 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Azure Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Server Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Database Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Database Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) CRM
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (37.50%) High Availability
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL V3
3 6 (37.50%) Performance Improvement
3 6 (37.50%) Trend Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 6 (37.50%) VBScript
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
1 8 (50.00%) MCITP
1 8 (50.00%) MCSE
2 7 (43.75%) MCP
2 7 (43.75%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Apple