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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 72 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 10 33 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.06% 3.34% 3.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.57% 13.52% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 30 42
Average salary £40,000 £39,125 £36,667
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.23% +6.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £32,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
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
219 244 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.30% 24.70% 26.28%
Number of salaries quoted 193 224 285
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
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 30 January 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
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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 +2 8 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Luton +8 1 £37,500 -6.25%
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (90.48%) VMware
3 17 (80.95%) Windows
3 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (71.43%) Citrix
5 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
6 13 (61.90%) vSphere
7 12 (57.14%) XenApp
7 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
7 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
8 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
8 11 (52.38%) ITIL
8 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (47.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (47.62%) MCP
10 9 (42.86%) MCSA
10 9 (42.86%) Intel
10 9 (42.86%) SAN
11 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
11 8 (38.10%) VCP5
11 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (33.33%) VPN
12 7 (33.33%) DNS
12 7 (33.33%) Firewall
12 7 (33.33%) VMware ESX

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (28.57%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (14.29%) IIS
6 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
7 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) SAN
2 7 (33.33%) VPN
2 7 (33.33%) DNS
2 7 (33.33%) Firewall
3 6 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (28.57%) LAN
3 6 (28.57%) WAN
3 6 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (9.52%) NAS
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security
5 1 (4.76%) VLAN
5 1 (4.76%) Internet
5 1 (4.76%) HTTP
5 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
5 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Consultant
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Network Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Network Support Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Network Support
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) DBA
4 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Blackberry
1 6 (28.57%) SecurID
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) LIMS
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
1 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) VMS
4 6 (28.57%) Android
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Phone 8
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Phone
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (9.52%) Database Security
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
3 2 (9.52%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Line Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (47.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (47.62%) MCP
3 9 (42.86%) MCSA
4 8 (38.10%) VCP5
5 5 (23.81%) MCITP
6 4 (19.05%) MCTS
7 1 (4.76%) VCDX
7 1 (4.76%) Degree
7 1 (4.76%) VCAP
7 1 (4.76%) VTSP
7 1 (4.76%) NCDA
7 1 (4.76%) NCIE
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.76%) CCSP
7 1 (4.76%) CCNP
7 1 (4.76%) CCIP
7 1 (4.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) vSphere
2 12 (57.14%) XenApp
3 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
5 7 (33.33%) VMware ESX
6 6 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
7 1 (4.76%) Xen
7 1 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (4.76%) UAG
7 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
7 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Backup Exec
1 6 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) VMware
2 15 (71.43%) Citrix
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 9 (42.86%) Intel
5 6 (28.57%) Clearswift
5 6 (28.57%) Symantec
5 6 (28.57%) McAfee
5 6 (28.57%) Lotus
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco
7 1 (4.76%) Veeam
7 1 (4.76%) NetApp
7 1 (4.76%) HP
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