Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 93 58
Rank change year-on-year +18 -35 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 30 36 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.27% 2.08% 3.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.98% 9.35% 14.70%
Number of salaries quoted 42 36 79
Bedfordshire median annual salary £30,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.84% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,208 £29,000 £31,150
90th Percentile £43,375 £55,000 £62,000
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 Bedfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 334 385 592
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 25.28% 22.27% 26.68%
Number of salaries quoted 238 331 490
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.48% +9.21%
10th Percentile £24,700 £26,250 £25,364
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification 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 in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Bedfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification 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 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +26 16 £30,000 -11.11%
Luton -6 5 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Shefford - 4 £27,511 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 20 (66.67%) ITIL
5 18 (60.00%) MCSE
6 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
7 13 (43.33%) MCSA
8 12 (40.00%) MCP
9 11 (36.67%) Office 365
10 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
10 8 (26.67%) CRM
10 8 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 8 (26.67%) MCITP
10 8 (26.67%) Degree
10 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
10 8 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (23.33%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (23.33%) ITIL V3
11 7 (23.33%) High Availability
11 7 (23.33%) Performance Improvement
11 7 (23.33%) VBScript
11 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
11 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
11 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
11 7 (23.33%) IIS

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring 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 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (23.33%) IIS
1 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
1 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Office 365
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (13.33%) PaaS
3 4 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) LAN
1 5 (16.67%) WAN
2 4 (13.33%) Internet
2 4 (13.33%) SAN
2 4 (13.33%) VLAN
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) IT Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Database Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Administrator
4 5 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Azure Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Database Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Server Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) Service Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.00%) Clustering
3 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) CRM
3 7 (23.33%) High Availability
3 7 (23.33%) ITIL V3
3 7 (23.33%) Performance Improvement
4 6 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) Change Control
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (13.33%) ITSM
5 4 (13.33%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (13.33%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
1 7 (23.33%) VBScript
2 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) MCSE
2 13 (43.33%) MCSA
3 12 (40.00%) MCP
4 8 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (26.67%) Degree
4 8 (26.67%) MCITP
5 5 (16.67%) CCNA
5 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (13.33%) CCNP
6 4 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Apple
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