The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 45 47 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 8 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.63% 3.93% 7.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.11% 18.52% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 17
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
MCSE
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Qualifications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
61 81 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 20.07% 21.20% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 47 66 83
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

MCSE
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Bedford

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE.

1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (94.12%) VMware
3 14 (82.35%) Citrix
3 14 (82.35%) Windows
3 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (70.59%) vSphere
6 11 (64.71%) XenApp
6 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
7 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
8 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
8 9 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (47.06%) Intel
9 8 (47.06%) ITIL
9 8 (47.06%) MCP
9 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
9 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (41.18%) VCP5
10 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (41.18%) VPN
10 7 (41.18%) DNS
10 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
10 7 (41.18%) SAN
10 7 (41.18%) Firewall
10 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (35.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (35.29%) Backup Exec
11 6 (35.29%) SecurID

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (35.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (35.29%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.88%) IIS
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) VPN
1 7 (41.18%) DNS
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (35.29%) LAN
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
2 6 (35.29%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) VLAN
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Consultant
2 6 (35.29%) Network Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Support Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Network Support Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Network Support
3 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) SecurID
1 6 (35.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
1 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (35.29%) VMS
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Phone 8
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Phone
4 6 (35.29%) Android
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (47.06%) MCP
4 7 (41.18%) VCP5
5 5 (29.41%) MCSA
6 2 (11.76%) MCTS
6 2 (11.76%) MCITP
7 1 (5.88%) CCSP
7 1 (5.88%) CCNP
7 1 (5.88%) CCIP
7 1 (5.88%) CCNA
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (5.88%) VCDX
7 1 (5.88%) VCAP
7 1 (5.88%) VTSP
7 1 (5.88%) NCDA
7 1 (5.88%) NCIE
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) vSphere
2 11 (64.71%) XenApp
3 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
5 6 (35.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (35.29%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
6 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
6 1 (5.88%) Xen
6 1 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (5.88%) UAG
6 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Backup Exec
1 6 (35.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) VMware
2 14 (82.35%) Citrix
3 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) Intel
5 6 (35.29%) Symantec
5 6 (35.29%) McAfee
5 6 (35.29%) Clearswift
5 6 (35.29%) Lotus
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco
7 1 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (5.88%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) Veeam
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago