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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 61 79 74
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 39 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.26% 1.25% 2.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.24% 5.83% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 37 11 22
Average salary £35,000 £44,750 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.78% +1.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £69,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +9.31%
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
347 223 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.04% 21.53% 34.43%
Number of salaries quoted 303 206 308
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +14 27 £30,000 -24.05% 3
Luton -4 9 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Dunstable - 1 £32,500 -
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 90 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (94.44%) Windows
3 84 (93.33%) VMware
4 74 (82.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 68 (75.56%) Firewall
6 65 (72.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 61 (67.78%) DNS
8 55 (61.11%) SAN
9 54 (60.00%) VPN
10 52 (57.78%) LAN
10 52 (57.78%) WAN
11 44 (48.89%) Citrix
12 43 (47.78%) DHCP
13 39 (43.33%) vSphere
14 38 (42.22%) Android
14 38 (42.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 38 (42.22%) Windows Phone 8
14 38 (42.22%) Windows Phone
14 38 (42.22%) Lotus Domino
14 38 (42.22%) MS Excel
14 38 (42.22%) Lotus
14 38 (42.22%) Symantec
14 38 (42.22%) McAfee
14 38 (42.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 37 (41.11%) VMware Infrastructure
16 36 (40.00%) Backup Exec
17 35 (38.89%) Clearswift
17 35 (38.89%) Wi-Fi
17 35 (38.89%) Blackberry
17 35 (38.89%) VMS

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 38 (42.22%) Lotus Domino
1 38 (42.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 30 (33.33%) IIS
3 25 (27.78%) MS Exchange
4 18 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (18.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (17.78%) SharePoint
7 13 (14.44%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (5.56%) Lync
10 3 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (3.33%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.11%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 38 (42.22%) MS Excel
2 25 (27.78%) MS Office
3 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Office 365
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 68 (75.56%) Firewall
2 61 (67.78%) DNS
3 55 (61.11%) SAN
4 54 (60.00%) VPN
5 52 (57.78%) LAN
5 52 (57.78%) WAN
6 43 (47.78%) DHCP
7 35 (38.89%) Wi-Fi
8 31 (34.44%) TCP/IP
9 14 (15.56%) Network Security
10 13 (14.44%) Internet
10 13 (14.44%) HTTPS
10 13 (14.44%) SSL
10 13 (14.44%) HTTP
11 10 (11.11%) MPLS
11 10 (11.11%) BIG-IP
12 8 (8.89%) VLAN
13 6 (6.67%) IPsec
13 6 (6.67%) Kerberos
13 6 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (38.89%) Network Support
1 35 (38.89%) 3rd Line Support
2 33 (36.67%) Network Engineer
3 29 (32.22%) PC Support
3 29 (32.22%) PC Engineer
4 22 (24.44%) Support Engineer
5 17 (18.89%) Analyst
5 17 (18.89%) Network Analyst
6 16 (17.78%) Network Support Engineer
6 16 (17.78%) PC Support Engineer
6 16 (17.78%) Support Analyst
6 16 (17.78%) Network Support Analyst
7 14 (15.56%) Server Support
7 14 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (15.56%) Server Engineer
7 14 (15.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 13 (14.44%) Server Support Analyst
8 13 (14.44%) Server Analyst
9 12 (13.33%) Administrator
10 7 (7.78%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (38.89%) Blackberry
1 35 (38.89%) SecurID
2 10 (11.11%) Statistics
3 6 (6.67%) Clustering
3 6 (6.67%) PKI
4 5 (5.56%) Replication
5 3 (3.33%) Firmware
6 1 (1.11%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 85 (94.44%) Windows
2 74 (82.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (72.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (42.22%) Android
4 38 (42.22%) Windows Phone 8
4 38 (42.22%) Windows Phone
5 35 (38.89%) VMS
6 32 (35.56%) Windows 7
7 13 (14.44%) Windows Vista
7 13 (14.44%) Windows XP
8 10 (11.11%) Linux
8 10 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.56%) ITIL
2 15 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 12 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 10 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 10 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (5.56%) Refactoring
6 5 (5.56%) Database Security
6 5 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.56%) Server Monitoring
6 5 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 5 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.44%) Change Control
8 3 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (3.33%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.33%) Migration
9 2 (2.22%) Software Deployment
10 1 (1.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.67%) SQL
2 5 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.56%) T-SQL
2 5 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 90 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (23.33%) MCITP
3 19 (21.11%) MCP
4 16 (17.78%) MCSA
5 14 (15.56%) CCNP
5 14 (15.56%) CCNA
5 14 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (14.44%) MCTS
6 13 (14.44%) CCIP
6 13 (14.44%) CCSP
7 11 (12.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (4.44%) CCA
9 4 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (4.44%) VCAP
9 4 (4.44%) NCDA
9 4 (4.44%) NCIE
10 3 (3.33%) VCDX
10 3 (3.33%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (43.33%) vSphere
2 38 (42.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 37 (41.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (22.22%) XenApp
5 19 (21.11%) Active Directory
6 13 (14.44%) Hyper-V
6 13 (14.44%) Terminal Services
7 8 (8.89%) ISA Server
7 8 (8.89%) Forefront TMG
7 8 (8.89%) UAG
8 7 (7.78%) NFS
9 5 (5.56%) VMware ESX
10 2 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.22%) MetaFrame
10 2 (2.22%) XenServer
10 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 35 (38.89%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (5.56%) HP SIM
3 5 (5.56%) MOM
4 2 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.11%) WSUS
5 1 (1.11%) SCCM
5 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 84 (93.33%) VMware
2 44 (48.89%) Citrix
3 38 (42.22%) Lotus
3 38 (42.22%) Symantec
3 38 (42.22%) McAfee
4 35 (38.89%) Clearswift
5 34 (37.78%) Microsoft
6 20 (22.22%) Cisco
7 11 (12.22%) HP
8 10 (11.11%) CheckPoint
8 10 (11.11%) Oracle
8 10 (11.11%) F5
9 6 (6.67%) IBM
9 6 (6.67%) Dell
10 5 (5.56%) CA
11 4 (4.44%) NetApp
11 4 (4.44%) Veeam
12 2 (2.22%) EMC
12 2 (2.22%) Intel
13 1 (1.11%) PlateSpin
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