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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 35 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 2 12 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.08% 4.27% 7.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.26% 15.38% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 36
Average salary £28,500 £46,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.03% +35.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £55,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
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
47 78 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 25.27% 27.76% 29.23%
Number of salaries quoted 37 59 133
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Bedford

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 10 (76.92%) MCP
3 10 (76.92%) VMware
4 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (61.54%) MCSA
5 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
6 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
6 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
6 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (46.15%) Intel
7 6 (46.15%) ITIL
7 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
7 6 (46.15%) VMware ESX
8 5 (38.46%) MS Office
8 5 (38.46%) Citrix
8 5 (38.46%) XenApp
8 5 (38.46%) vSphere
8 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (30.77%) VCP5
9 4 (30.77%) Presales
9 4 (30.77%) MCITP
9 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (30.77%) Terminal Services

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (15.38%) IIS
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (38.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
2 2 (15.38%) VLAN
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) VRRP
2 2 (15.38%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Field Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Field Service Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (30.77%) Presales
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Server Building
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) People Management
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (76.92%) MCP
3 8 (61.54%) MCSA
4 4 (30.77%) MCITP
4 4 (30.77%) VCP5
4 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (15.38%) CCIP
5 2 (15.38%) CCNA
5 2 (15.38%) CCNP
5 2 (15.38%) CCSP
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (15.38%) VCAP
6 1 (7.69%) CCA
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (7.69%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VMware ESX
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (38.46%) vSphere
3 5 (38.46%) XenApp
4 4 (30.77%) Terminal Services
5 2 (15.38%) ISA Server
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) Intel
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) Dell
5 2 (15.38%) Draytek
5 2 (15.38%) NETGEAR
5 2 (15.38%) SonicWALL
6 1 (7.69%) IBM