The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 71 64 82
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 45 40 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.42% 3.46% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.69% 12.90% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 43 38 7
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,200 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £70,000 £42,450
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,917 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.54%
Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
385 310 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.26% 26.79% 31.33%
Number of salaries quoted 357 257 290
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSE
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -6 36 £34,500 -8.00% 4
Luton -8 2 £20,000 -46.66% 1
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 77 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (87.01%) Windows
3 64 (83.12%) DNS
4 61 (79.22%) Firewall
5 56 (72.73%) Microsoft
6 55 (71.43%) VPN
6 55 (71.43%) VMware
7 50 (64.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 50 (64.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (57.14%) SAN
9 41 (53.25%) Cisco
9 41 (53.25%) MS Exchange
10 39 (50.65%) Citrix
11 38 (49.35%) SQL Server
12 37 (48.05%) MS Excel
12 37 (48.05%) DHCP
13 35 (45.45%) MS Office
13 35 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (44.16%) LAN
14 34 (44.16%) WAN
14 34 (44.16%) TCP/IP
15 32 (41.56%) Symantec
16 30 (38.96%) IIS
17 28 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
17 28 (36.36%) Windows 7
18 27 (35.06%) Exchange Server 2010
18 27 (35.06%) MCP
19 26 (33.77%) MCSA
19 26 (33.77%) CCNA
20 25 (32.47%) CCNP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 41 (53.25%) MS Exchange
2 30 (38.96%) IIS
3 27 (35.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (29.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 21 (27.27%) SharePoint Server
7 19 (24.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 19 (24.68%) Lotus Domino
8 15 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (3.90%) Lync
10 1 (1.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 37 (48.05%) MS Excel
2 35 (45.45%) MS Office
3 13 (16.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.30%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (83.12%) DNS
2 61 (79.22%) Firewall
3 55 (71.43%) VPN
4 44 (57.14%) SAN
5 37 (48.05%) DHCP
6 34 (44.16%) LAN
6 34 (44.16%) WAN
6 34 (44.16%) TCP/IP
7 19 (24.68%) Wi-Fi
8 18 (23.38%) Internet
9 15 (19.48%) SSL
10 13 (16.88%) HTTPS
10 13 (16.88%) HTTP
10 13 (16.88%) Network Security
11 10 (12.99%) VLAN
12 5 (6.49%) IPsec
12 5 (6.49%) VRRP
12 5 (6.49%) Kerberos
13 4 (5.19%) LDAP
14 3 (3.90%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (49.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.30%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.30%) MSTest
1 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.30%) NUnit
1 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) 3rd Line Support
2 21 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 19 (24.68%) Network Support
3 19 (24.68%) PC Support
3 19 (24.68%) PC Engineer
4 17 (22.08%) Analyst
5 14 (18.18%) Support Engineer
6 13 (16.88%) Support Analyst
7 12 (15.58%) PC Support Engineer
7 12 (15.58%) Network Support Engineer
7 12 (15.58%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 10 (12.99%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 10 (12.99%) Network Analyst
10 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (10.39%) Network Support Analyst
11 8 (10.39%) Architect
12 7 (9.09%) Server Support
12 7 (9.09%) Server Support Analyst
12 7 (9.09%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (1.30%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.30%) CSS3
2 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.30%) HTML5
2 1 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.30%) RESTful
2 1 (1.30%) Silverlight
2 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.30%) CSS
2 1 (1.30%) Web Services
2 1 (1.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Blackberry
1 19 (24.68%) SecurID
2 13 (16.88%) Clustering
3 5 (6.49%) PKI
4 4 (5.19%) Firmware
4 4 (5.19%) Replication
5 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 67 (87.01%) Windows
2 50 (64.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 50 (64.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 19 (24.68%) VMS
4 19 (24.68%) Android
4 19 (24.68%) Windows Phone 8
4 19 (24.68%) Windows Phone
5 18 (23.38%) Windows Vista
5 18 (23.38%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.19%) Linux
7 3 (3.90%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.60%) CentOS
8 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.30%) UNIX
9 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) ITIL
2 13 (16.88%) Software Deployment
3 9 (11.69%) Change Control
4 5 (6.49%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (6.49%) Project Management
5 4 (5.19%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.60%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.30%) CQRS
7 1 (1.30%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (1.30%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.30%) MVC
7 1 (1.30%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.30%) TDD
7 1 (1.30%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.30%) UML
7 1 (1.30%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (1.30%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.47%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.19%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 77 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (35.06%) MCP
4 26 (33.77%) MCSA
4 26 (33.77%) CCNA
5 25 (32.47%) CCNP
6 21 (27.27%) CCIP
6 21 (27.27%) CCSP
7 13 (16.88%) Security+ Certification
8 7 (9.09%) MCITP
9 6 (7.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (7.79%) Degree
10 3 (3.90%) HP AIS
10 3 (3.90%) HP ASE
10 3 (3.90%) MCTS
10 3 (3.90%) CCA
10 3 (3.90%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (2.60%) CCDA
11 2 (2.60%) CCDP
11 2 (2.60%) RHCE
System Software
1 35 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 20 (25.97%) vSphere
3 20 (25.97%) Terminal Services
4 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
5 13 (16.88%) MetaFrame
6 12 (15.58%) Forefront TMG
6 12 (15.58%) Hyper-V
7 10 (12.99%) XenApp
7 10 (12.99%) UAG
7 10 (12.99%) ISA Server
8 5 (6.49%) NFS
9 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.30%) XenServer
10 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (24.68%) Backup Exec
1 19 (24.68%) McAfee ePO
2 13 (16.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.19%) MOM
3 4 (5.19%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 55 (71.43%) VMware
3 41 (53.25%) Cisco
4 39 (50.65%) Citrix
5 32 (41.56%) Symantec
6 19 (24.68%) McAfee
6 19 (24.68%) Clearswift
6 19 (24.68%) Lotus
7 12 (15.58%) HP
8 4 (5.19%) IBM
8 4 (5.19%) Dell
8 4 (5.19%) CA
9 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.30%) Veeam
10 1 (1.30%) NetApp
10 1 (1.30%) EMC
10 1 (1.30%) Oracle
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £32000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus 12.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Depends on experience + Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 20% on call 1 week in 3 payment
Posted: 23 days ago