The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 25 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 31 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.92% 1.77% 2.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.39% 8.93% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 29 3 5
Average salary £32,500 £39,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.72% +43.63%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
102 56 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 35.92% 19.86% 46.27%
Number of salaries quoted 82 53 90
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSE
Bedfordshire

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Bedford

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 67 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (95.52%) VMware
3 63 (94.03%) Windows
4 61 (91.04%) DNS
5 58 (86.57%) Firewall
6 57 (85.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 55 (82.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 55 (82.09%) VPN
8 47 (70.15%) SAN
9 42 (62.69%) DHCP
10 41 (61.19%) WAN
10 41 (61.19%) LAN
10 41 (61.19%) Citrix
11 40 (59.70%) Lotus
11 40 (59.70%) McAfee
11 40 (59.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 40 (59.70%) Lotus Domino
11 40 (59.70%) Android
11 40 (59.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 40 (59.70%) Windows Phone 8
11 40 (59.70%) Windows Phone
12 39 (58.21%) vSphere
13 38 (56.72%) Symantec
14 37 (55.22%) Clearswift
14 37 (55.22%) VMS
14 37 (55.22%) Wi-Fi
14 37 (55.22%) Blackberry
14 37 (55.22%) Backup Exec
14 37 (55.22%) SecurID
14 37 (55.22%) McAfee ePO

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 40 (59.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 40 (59.70%) Lotus Domino
2 19 (28.36%) MS Exchange
3 16 (23.88%) SharePoint
3 16 (23.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (23.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (22.39%) IIS
5 14 (20.90%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (4.48%) IBM Notes
6 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.99%) Lync
Applications
1 32 (47.76%) MS Excel
2 27 (40.30%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Office 365
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (91.04%) DNS
2 58 (86.57%) Firewall
3 55 (82.09%) VPN
4 47 (70.15%) SAN
5 42 (62.69%) DHCP
6 41 (61.19%) WAN
6 41 (61.19%) LAN
7 37 (55.22%) Wi-Fi
8 19 (28.36%) TCP/IP
9 14 (20.90%) Internet
9 14 (20.90%) SSL
10 13 (19.40%) Network Security
10 13 (19.40%) HTTP
10 13 (19.40%) HTTPS
11 9 (13.43%) VLAN
12 6 (8.96%) IPsec
12 6 (8.96%) Kerberos
13 5 (7.46%) LDAP
14 3 (4.48%) VRRP
14 3 (4.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (59.70%) 3rd Line Support
2 37 (55.22%) Network Engineer
2 37 (55.22%) Network Support
3 33 (49.25%) PC Support
3 33 (49.25%) PC Engineer
4 23 (34.33%) Support Engineer
5 20 (29.85%) Network Support Engineer
5 20 (29.85%) PC Support Engineer
6 15 (22.39%) Analyst
7 14 (20.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 14 (20.90%) Network Analyst
7 14 (20.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (20.90%) Network Support Analyst
7 14 (20.90%) Support Analyst
8 13 (19.40%) Server Support
8 13 (19.40%) Server Support Analyst
8 13 (19.40%) Server Engineer
8 13 (19.40%) Server Analyst
9 7 (10.45%) Administrator
10 6 (8.96%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (55.22%) Blackberry
1 37 (55.22%) SecurID
2 6 (8.96%) PKI
3 5 (7.46%) Replication
4 3 (4.48%) Firmware
5 1 (1.49%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 63 (94.03%) Windows
2 57 (85.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (82.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (59.70%) Android
4 40 (59.70%) Windows Phone 8
4 40 (59.70%) Windows Phone
5 37 (55.22%) VMS
6 35 (52.24%) Windows 7
7 14 (20.90%) Windows XP
7 14 (20.90%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.94%) ITIL
2 5 (7.46%) Server Monitoring
2 5 (7.46%) Change Control
3 3 (4.48%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (2.99%) Migration
4 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity
4 2 (2.99%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.49%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) VB.NET
2 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (23.88%) MCP
3 14 (20.90%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (20.90%) CCSP
3 14 (20.90%) CCNP
3 14 (20.90%) CCIP
3 14 (20.90%) CCNA
4 10 (14.93%) MCSA
4 10 (14.93%) MCITP
5 7 (10.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (5.97%) MCTS
7 3 (4.48%) CCA
7 3 (4.48%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.99%) VCP5
8 2 (2.99%) VCAP
8 2 (2.99%) VTSP
8 2 (2.99%) NCDA
8 2 (2.99%) NCIE
8 2 (2.99%) VCDX
9 1 (1.49%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (59.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 39 (58.21%) vSphere
3 27 (40.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (28.36%) XenApp
5 14 (20.90%) Terminal Services
6 13 (19.40%) Active Directory
7 9 (13.43%) ISA Server
7 9 (13.43%) Forefront TMG
7 9 (13.43%) UAG
8 8 (11.94%) Hyper-V
9 6 (8.96%) NFS
10 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.49%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 37 (55.22%) Backup Exec
1 37 (55.22%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (7.46%) MOM
2 5 (7.46%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 64 (95.52%) VMware
2 41 (61.19%) Citrix
3 40 (59.70%) Lotus
3 40 (59.70%) McAfee
4 38 (56.72%) Symantec
5 37 (55.22%) Clearswift
6 24 (35.82%) Microsoft
7 17 (25.37%) Cisco
8 7 (10.45%) HP
9 5 (7.46%) Dell
9 5 (7.46%) IBM
9 5 (7.46%) CA
10 2 (2.99%) Veeam
10 2 (2.99%) Intel
10 2 (2.99%) NetApp
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