The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 69 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 18 31 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.70% 2.98% 3.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.59% 11.15% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 37
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
MCSE
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
273 278 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.80% 26.76% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 233 261 281
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +11 13 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Luton +5 2 £32,250 +5.73% 1
Leighton Buzzard - 1 - -
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (80.95%) Windows
3 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 15 (71.43%) Citrix
3 15 (71.43%) VMware
4 13 (61.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
5 12 (57.14%) XenApp
6 11 (52.38%) vSphere
6 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
6 11 (52.38%) ITIL
6 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
7 10 (47.62%) MCP
7 10 (47.62%) MCSA
7 10 (47.62%) Intel
7 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (38.10%) VCP5
8 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (38.10%) VMware ESX
9 7 (33.33%) Firewall
9 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (33.33%) CCNA
9 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
10 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (23.81%) SAN

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (9.52%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (23.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (9.52%) DHCP
4 2 (9.52%) VPN
4 2 (9.52%) DNS
4 2 (9.52%) LAN
4 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Network Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support
6 1 (4.76%) Messaging Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) SecurID
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Android
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Phone
6 2 (9.52%) VMS
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) VB
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (61.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (47.62%) MCP
3 10 (47.62%) MCSA
4 8 (38.10%) VCP5
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (33.33%) CCNA
6 2 (9.52%) CCA
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (9.52%) MCITP
6 2 (9.52%) Degree
7 1 (4.76%) VCP4
7 1 (4.76%) MCTS
7 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
7 1 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) XenApp
2 11 (52.38%) vSphere
2 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 8 (38.10%) VMware ESX
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
1 2 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 15 (71.43%) Citrix
1 15 (71.43%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Intel
3 4 (19.05%) SAP
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) Lotus
5 2 (9.52%) Symantec
5 2 (9.52%) McAfee
5 2 (9.52%) Clearswift
6 1 (4.76%) FalconStor
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) CA
6 1 (4.76%) CommVault
Luton, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £28,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Up to £45,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago