Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 50 39
Rank change year-on-year +19 -11 +16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 2 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 0.50% 0.68% 5.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.82% 1.89% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 30
Bedford median annual salary £50,000 £22,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +122.22% -56.31% +8.42%
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% -8.16% +5.95%

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 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 55 106 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 27.50% 36.05% 41.34%
Number of salaries quoted 40 97 195
Bedford median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,375 £66,250 £62,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +12.50%

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) FalconStor

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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) FalconStor
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware