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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 32 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 24 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.57% 2.53% 6.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.76% 10.94% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 22 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 £40,995 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +13.87%
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
101 64 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 31.86% 23.10% 46.45%
Number of salaries quoted 86 60 95
Average salary £37,500 £36,625 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% +1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 18 September 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Bedford

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 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 59 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (93.22%) VMware
3 54 (91.53%) Windows
4 51 (86.44%) DNS
5 48 (81.36%) Firewall
5 48 (81.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (76.27%) VPN
6 45 (76.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (67.80%) SAN
8 37 (62.71%) DHCP
9 36 (61.02%) WAN
9 36 (61.02%) LAN
9 36 (61.02%) Citrix
10 35 (59.32%) Lotus
10 35 (59.32%) McAfee
10 35 (59.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 35 (59.32%) Lotus Domino
10 35 (59.32%) Android
10 35 (59.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 35 (59.32%) Windows Phone 8
10 35 (59.32%) Windows Phone
11 34 (57.63%) vSphere
12 33 (55.93%) Symantec
13 32 (54.24%) Blackberry
13 32 (54.24%) Clearswift
13 32 (54.24%) VMS
13 32 (54.24%) SecurID
13 32 (54.24%) Wi-Fi
13 32 (54.24%) Backup Exec
13 32 (54.24%) McAfee ePO

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 35 (59.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 35 (59.32%) Lotus Domino
2 15 (25.42%) MS Exchange
3 12 (20.34%) SharePoint
4 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (16.95%) IIS
6 9 (15.25%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (5.08%) Lync
7 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (5.08%) IBM Notes
7 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (45.76%) MS Excel
2 23 (38.98%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Office 365
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (86.44%) DNS
2 48 (81.36%) Firewall
3 45 (76.27%) VPN
4 40 (67.80%) SAN
5 37 (62.71%) DHCP
6 36 (61.02%) WAN
6 36 (61.02%) LAN
7 32 (54.24%) Wi-Fi
8 15 (25.42%) TCP/IP
9 9 (15.25%) Network Security
9 9 (15.25%) HTTP
9 9 (15.25%) HTTPS
9 9 (15.25%) SSL
9 9 (15.25%) Internet
10 6 (10.17%) Kerberos
10 6 (10.17%) IPsec
10 6 (10.17%) VLAN
11 5 (8.47%) LDAP
12 3 (5.08%) VoIP
13 2 (3.39%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (54.24%) Network Support
2 28 (47.46%) 3rd Line Support
3 26 (44.07%) Network Engineer
4 22 (37.29%) PC Engineer
4 22 (37.29%) PC Support
5 16 (27.12%) Network Analyst
5 16 (27.12%) Support Analyst
5 16 (27.12%) Network Support Analyst
5 16 (27.12%) Analyst
6 14 (23.73%) Support Engineer
7 12 (20.34%) Network Support Engineer
7 12 (20.34%) PC Support Engineer
8 10 (16.95%) Server Analyst
8 10 (16.95%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 10 (16.95%) Server Support Analyst
8 10 (16.95%) Server Engineer
8 10 (16.95%) Server Support
9 9 (15.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (11.86%) Administrator
11 6 (10.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (54.24%) Blackberry
1 32 (54.24%) SecurID
2 6 (10.17%) PKI
3 5 (8.47%) Replication
4 2 (3.39%) Firmware
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 54 (91.53%) Windows
2 48 (81.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (76.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (59.32%) Android
4 35 (59.32%) Windows Phone 8
4 35 (59.32%) Windows Phone
5 32 (54.24%) VMS
6 26 (44.07%) Windows 7
7 9 (15.25%) Windows Vista
7 9 (15.25%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.86%) ITIL
2 5 (8.47%) Server Monitoring
3 4 (6.78%) Change Control
4 3 (5.08%) Business Continuity
4 3 (5.08%) Migration
4 3 (5.08%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.69%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
1 5 (8.47%) VB.NET
2 4 (6.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (20.34%) MCITP
3 11 (18.64%) MCP
4 9 (15.25%) CCSP
4 9 (15.25%) CCNP
4 9 (15.25%) CCIP
4 9 (15.25%) CCNA
4 9 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (13.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (11.86%) MCSA
7 6 (10.17%) MCTS
8 3 (5.08%) NCDA
8 3 (5.08%) NCIE
8 3 (5.08%) VCDX
8 3 (5.08%) CCA
8 3 (5.08%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (5.08%) VCAP
8 3 (5.08%) VTSP
9 2 (3.39%) VCP5
10 1 (1.69%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (59.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 34 (57.63%) vSphere
3 23 (38.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (28.81%) XenApp
5 14 (23.73%) Active Directory
6 9 (15.25%) Hyper-V
6 9 (15.25%) Terminal Services
7 6 (10.17%) NFS
7 6 (10.17%) ISA Server
7 6 (10.17%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (10.17%) UAG
8 2 (3.39%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.69%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 32 (54.24%) Backup Exec
1 32 (54.24%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (8.47%) HP SIM
2 5 (8.47%) MOM
3 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 55 (93.22%) VMware
2 36 (61.02%) Citrix
3 35 (59.32%) Lotus
3 35 (59.32%) McAfee
4 33 (55.93%) Symantec
5 32 (54.24%) Clearswift
6 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
7 13 (22.03%) Cisco
8 8 (13.56%) HP
9 5 (8.47%) Dell
9 5 (8.47%) IBM
9 5 (8.47%) CA
10 3 (5.08%) Veeam
10 3 (5.08%) NetApp
11 2 (3.39%) Intel