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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 34 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 21 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.54% 2.70% 6.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.83% 11.11% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 13
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,497 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +15.70%
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
92 63 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 28.66% 24.32% 44.50%
Number of salaries quoted 85 59 88
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 September 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Bedford

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 54 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (92.59%) VMware
3 49 (90.74%) Windows
4 46 (85.19%) DNS
5 44 (81.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (79.63%) Firewall
7 41 (75.93%) VPN
7 41 (75.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (68.52%) SAN
9 35 (64.81%) DHCP
10 34 (62.96%) WAN
10 34 (62.96%) LAN
10 34 (62.96%) Citrix
11 33 (61.11%) Lotus
11 33 (61.11%) McAfee
11 33 (61.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 33 (61.11%) Lotus Domino
11 33 (61.11%) Android
11 33 (61.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 33 (61.11%) Windows Phone 8
11 33 (61.11%) Windows Phone
12 32 (59.26%) vSphere
13 31 (57.41%) Symantec
14 30 (55.56%) Blackberry
14 30 (55.56%) Clearswift
14 30 (55.56%) VMS
14 30 (55.56%) SecurID
14 30 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
14 30 (55.56%) Backup Exec
14 30 (55.56%) McAfee ePO

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 33 (61.11%) Lotus Domino
1 33 (61.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (24.07%) MS Exchange
3 10 (18.52%) SharePoint
4 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (14.81%) IIS
6 7 (12.96%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (5.56%) IBM Notes
7 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 22 (40.74%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (85.19%) DNS
2 43 (79.63%) Firewall
3 41 (75.93%) VPN
4 37 (68.52%) SAN
5 35 (64.81%) DHCP
6 34 (62.96%) LAN
6 34 (62.96%) WAN
7 30 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 7 (12.96%) HTTP
9 7 (12.96%) Internet
9 7 (12.96%) HTTPS
9 7 (12.96%) SSL
9 7 (12.96%) Network Security
10 5 (9.26%) IPsec
10 5 (9.26%) VLAN
10 5 (9.26%) Kerberos
11 4 (7.41%) LDAP
12 3 (5.56%) VoIP
13 2 (3.70%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (55.56%) Network Support
2 26 (48.15%) 3rd Line Support
3 24 (44.44%) Network Engineer
4 20 (37.04%) PC Support
4 20 (37.04%) PC Engineer
5 15 (27.78%) Analyst
5 15 (27.78%) Support Analyst
5 15 (27.78%) Network Support Analyst
5 15 (27.78%) Network Analyst
6 13 (24.07%) Support Engineer
7 11 (20.37%) Network Support Engineer
7 11 (20.37%) PC Support Engineer
8 9 (16.67%) Server Support Analyst
8 9 (16.67%) Server Engineer
8 9 (16.67%) Server Analyst
8 9 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 9 (16.67%) Server Support
9 7 (12.96%) Administrator
9 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (55.56%) Blackberry
1 30 (55.56%) SecurID
2 5 (9.26%) PKI
2 5 (9.26%) Replication
3 1 (1.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 49 (90.74%) Windows
2 44 (81.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (75.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (61.11%) Android
4 33 (61.11%) Windows Phone 8
4 33 (61.11%) Windows Phone
5 30 (55.56%) VMS
6 23 (42.59%) Windows 7
7 7 (12.96%) Windows Vista
7 7 (12.96%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.11%) ITIL
2 4 (7.41%) Change Control
2 4 (7.41%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (5.56%) Migration
3 3 (5.56%) Business Continuity
4 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.85%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) VB.NET
1 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (20.37%) MCITP
3 9 (16.67%) MCP
4 8 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (12.96%) CCSP
5 7 (12.96%) CCNP
5 7 (12.96%) CCIP
5 7 (12.96%) CCNA
6 6 (11.11%) MCSA
6 6 (11.11%) MCTS
7 3 (5.56%) VCDX
7 3 (5.56%) NCDA
7 3 (5.56%) NCIE
7 3 (5.56%) VCAP
7 3 (5.56%) VTSP
7 3 (5.56%) CCA
7 3 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (3.70%) VCP5
9 1 (1.85%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (61.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 32 (59.26%) vSphere
3 20 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (29.63%) XenApp
5 13 (24.07%) Active Directory
6 8 (14.81%) Hyper-V
7 7 (12.96%) Terminal Services
8 5 (9.26%) ISA Server
8 5 (9.26%) NFS
8 5 (9.26%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (9.26%) UAG
9 2 (3.70%) Firmware
9 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.85%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 30 (55.56%) Backup Exec
1 30 (55.56%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (7.41%) HP SIM
2 4 (7.41%) MOM
3 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 50 (92.59%) VMware
2 34 (62.96%) Citrix
3 33 (61.11%) Lotus
3 33 (61.11%) McAfee
4 31 (57.41%) Symantec
5 30 (55.56%) Clearswift
6 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 11 (20.37%) Cisco
8 7 (12.96%) HP
9 4 (7.41%) Dell
9 4 (7.41%) IBM
9 4 (7.41%) CA
10 3 (5.56%) NetApp
10 3 (5.56%) Veeam
11 2 (3.70%) Intel