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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 69 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 23 49 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.16% 4.17% 2.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.49% 15.41% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 20 48 23
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £25,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
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
271 318 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.49% 27.09% 26.62%
Number of salaries quoted 224 289 231
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +5 15 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Luton +6 5 £37,500 -40.00%
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 45 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (88.89%) Windows
3 37 (82.22%) VMware
4 36 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 36 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 35 (77.78%) Citrix
6 33 (73.33%) Active Directory
6 33 (73.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (68.89%) MS Exchange
7 31 (68.89%) MCSA
8 29 (64.44%) SQL Server
9 28 (62.22%) VMware ESX
10 27 (60.00%) ITIL
11 26 (57.78%) MCP
11 26 (57.78%) Intel
11 26 (57.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (57.78%) XenApp
11 26 (57.78%) vSphere
11 26 (57.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
13 23 (51.11%) VCP5
14 22 (48.89%) Exchange Server 2010
14 22 (48.89%) Exchange Server 2007
15 18 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
16 15 (33.33%) Server Building
17 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
18 11 (24.44%) SQL
18 11 (24.44%) CCNA
18 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 31 (68.89%) MS Exchange
2 25 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 22 (48.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (48.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.44%) Lync
6 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.22%) IIS
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) SAN
1 10 (22.22%) Firewall
1 10 (22.22%) Network Security
2 8 (17.78%) iSCSI
3 6 (13.33%) WAN
4 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.11%) LAN
5 4 (8.89%) DNS
5 4 (8.89%) DHCP
6 1 (2.22%) MPLS
6 1 (2.22%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (64.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Consultant
2 9 (20.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.44%) AWS Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) DBA
7 1 (2.22%) Administrator
7 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) AWS Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Messaging Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Flash
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (88.89%) Windows
2 33 (73.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (57.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (57.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.33%) Linux
5 3 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) ITIL
2 18 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (33.33%) Server Building
4 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 5 (11.11%) ERP
6 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.67%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.44%) Time Management
7 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.22%) BCP
8 1 (2.22%) Change Management
8 1 (2.22%) Migration
8 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.22%) High Availability
8 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.22%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) VB
3 1 (2.22%) VBScript
3 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 31 (68.89%) MCSA
4 26 (57.78%) MCP
5 23 (51.11%) VCP5
6 11 (24.44%) CCNA
6 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (17.78%) CCA
7 8 (17.78%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (4.44%) MCTS
8 2 (4.44%) Degree
8 2 (4.44%) VCP4
9 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (2.22%) MCITP
System Software
1 33 (73.33%) Active Directory
1 33 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (62.22%) VMware ESX
3 26 (57.78%) XenApp
3 26 (57.78%) vSphere
4 8 (17.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (11.11%) Terminal Services
6 3 (6.67%) ISA Server
6 3 (6.67%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (82.22%) VMware
2 36 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 35 (77.78%) Citrix
4 26 (57.78%) Intel
5 6 (13.33%) Cisco
6 5 (11.11%) SAP
7 3 (6.67%) Oracle
7 3 (6.67%) Juniper
7 3 (6.67%) Websense
8 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.22%) CA
8 1 (2.22%) CommVault
8 1 (2.22%) HP
8 1 (2.22%) F5
8 1 (2.22%) FalconStor
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Car
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TGS
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 18 days ago