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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 94 70 69
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 3 24 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.29% 2.36% 2.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.22% 10.53% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 23 27
Average salary £30,000 £47,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +28.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £60,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
246 228 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.17% 22.46% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 222 207 265
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £59,500
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 27 November 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
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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 -8 2 £27,500 -26.66%
Luton +1 1 £37,500 -37.50%
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (90.24%) VMware
3 35 (85.37%) Windows
4 33 (80.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (65.85%) SAN
6 24 (58.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (53.66%) DNS
8 21 (51.22%) VPN
8 21 (51.22%) Citrix
8 21 (51.22%) Firewall
9 20 (48.78%) LAN
9 20 (48.78%) WAN
10 19 (46.34%) DHCP
10 19 (46.34%) vSphere
10 19 (46.34%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (43.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 18 (43.90%) Android
11 18 (43.90%) Windows Phone 8
11 18 (43.90%) Windows Phone
11 18 (43.90%) Lotus Domino
11 18 (43.90%) Lotus
11 18 (43.90%) McAfee
11 18 (43.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
13 16 (39.02%) Symantec
13 16 (39.02%) Backup Exec
14 15 (36.59%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (36.59%) SecurID
14 15 (36.59%) Blackberry
14 15 (36.59%) Clearswift

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 18 (43.90%) Lotus Domino
1 18 (43.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (26.83%) MS Exchange
3 9 (21.95%) IIS
4 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
5 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (9.76%) Lync
7 3 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (7.32%) IBM Notes
7 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (7.32%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
2 12 (29.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (65.85%) SAN
2 22 (53.66%) DNS
3 21 (51.22%) VPN
3 21 (51.22%) Firewall
4 20 (48.78%) LAN
4 20 (48.78%) WAN
5 19 (46.34%) DHCP
6 15 (36.59%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
7 5 (12.20%) NAS
8 4 (9.76%) Network Security
9 3 (7.32%) Internet
9 3 (7.32%) HTTPS
9 3 (7.32%) SSL
9 3 (7.32%) HTTP
9 3 (7.32%) VoIP
9 3 (7.32%) VLAN
10 2 (4.88%) MPLS
10 2 (4.88%) BIG-IP
11 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Network Support
2 11 (26.83%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (26.83%) Administrator
3 9 (21.95%) Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Network Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) Network Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Support Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Network Support Analyst
5 7 (17.07%) Support Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) PC Support
6 5 (12.20%) PC Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Network Administrator
7 4 (9.76%) SQL DBA
7 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (9.76%) DBA
7 4 (9.76%) Systems Support
7 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Blackberry
1 15 (36.59%) SecurID
2 4 (9.76%) Replication
2 4 (9.76%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Statistics
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.44%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 35 (85.37%) Windows
2 33 (80.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (58.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (43.90%) Windows Phone 8
4 18 (43.90%) Windows Phone
4 18 (43.90%) Android
5 15 (36.59%) VMS
6 12 (29.27%) Windows 7
7 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
8 3 (7.32%) Windows Vista
9 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) ITIL
1 8 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
3 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
3 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.76%) Refactoring
3 4 (9.76%) Dimensional Modelling
3 4 (9.76%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (9.76%) Database Security
3 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.32%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (7.32%) Change Control
4 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.32%) Migration
4 3 (7.32%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.44%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (34.15%) MCITP
3 12 (29.27%) MCTS
4 11 (26.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (24.39%) MCSA
6 8 (19.51%) MCP
7 4 (9.76%) NCDA
7 4 (9.76%) NCIE
7 4 (9.76%) VCAP
7 4 (9.76%) CCA
7 4 (9.76%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (7.32%) CCSP
8 3 (7.32%) CCNP
8 3 (7.32%) CCIP
8 3 (7.32%) CCNA
8 3 (7.32%) VTSP
8 3 (7.32%) VCP5
8 3 (7.32%) VCDX
9 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (46.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 19 (46.34%) vSphere
2 18 (43.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
4 10 (24.39%) XenApp
5 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
6 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX
7 3 (7.32%) Terminal Services
7 3 (7.32%) ISA Server
7 3 (7.32%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (7.32%) UAG
8 2 (4.88%) XenServer
8 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
8 2 (4.88%) Firmware
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (39.02%) Backup Exec
2 15 (36.59%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (90.24%) VMware
2 21 (51.22%) Citrix
3 18 (43.90%) Lotus
3 18 (43.90%) McAfee
4 16 (39.02%) Symantec
5 15 (36.59%) Clearswift
5 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
6 6 (14.63%) Cisco
7 5 (12.20%) HP
8 4 (9.76%) NetApp
8 4 (9.76%) Veeam
9 2 (4.88%) F5
9 2 (4.88%) Oracle
9 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.88%) EMC
9 2 (4.88%) Intel
10 1 (2.44%) CommVault
10 1 (2.44%) Dell
10 1 (2.44%) IBM
10 1 (2.44%) AppSense