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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 73 75 78
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 29 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.50% 1.37% 2.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.90% 6.74% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 28
Average salary £32,500 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.16% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,995 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-9.74% +13.87%
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
326 193 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 28.08% 20.32% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 288 181 341
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +7 24 £30,000 -7.69%
Luton -5 4 £65,000 +30.00%
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 80 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (95.00%) VMware
3 75 (93.75%) Windows
4 66 (82.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (73.75%) Firewall
6 56 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 52 (65.00%) DNS
8 48 (60.00%) SAN
9 47 (58.75%) LAN
9 47 (58.75%) WAN
10 45 (56.25%) VPN
11 39 (48.75%) Citrix
12 38 (47.50%) DHCP
13 36 (45.00%) vSphere
14 35 (43.75%) Android
14 35 (43.75%) Windows Phone 8
14 35 (43.75%) Windows Phone
14 35 (43.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 35 (43.75%) Lotus Domino
14 35 (43.75%) Lotus
14 35 (43.75%) McAfee
14 35 (43.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 34 (42.50%) Symantec
15 34 (42.50%) MS Excel
16 33 (41.25%) Backup Exec
17 32 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
17 32 (40.00%) Clearswift
17 32 (40.00%) SecurID
17 32 (40.00%) VMS
17 32 (40.00%) Blackberry

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 35 (43.75%) Lotus Domino
1 35 (43.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 25 (31.25%) IIS
3 18 (22.50%) MS Exchange
4 13 (16.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (15.00%) SharePoint
6 9 (11.25%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (5.00%) Lync
8 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (3.75%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 34 (42.50%) MS Excel
2 23 (28.75%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (73.75%) Firewall
2 52 (65.00%) DNS
3 48 (60.00%) SAN
4 47 (58.75%) WAN
4 47 (58.75%) LAN
5 45 (56.25%) VPN
6 38 (47.50%) DHCP
7 32 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
8 25 (31.25%) TCP/IP
9 10 (12.50%) MPLS
9 10 (12.50%) BIG-IP
9 10 (12.50%) Network Security
10 9 (11.25%) Internet
10 9 (11.25%) HTTPS
10 9 (11.25%) SSL
10 9 (11.25%) HTTP
11 6 (7.50%) Kerberos
11 6 (7.50%) IPsec
11 6 (7.50%) VLAN
11 6 (7.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (40.00%) Network Support
2 28 (35.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 26 (32.50%) Network Engineer
4 22 (27.50%) PC Support
4 22 (27.50%) PC Engineer
5 17 (21.25%) Support Engineer
6 16 (20.00%) Support Analyst
6 16 (20.00%) Network Support Analyst
6 16 (20.00%) Analyst
6 16 (20.00%) Network Analyst
7 12 (15.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 12 (15.00%) Administrator
7 12 (15.00%) PC Support Engineer
8 11 (13.75%) Server Support
8 11 (13.75%) Server Engineer
9 10 (12.50%) Server Support Analyst
9 10 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (12.50%) Server Analyst
9 10 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 7 (8.75%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 32 (40.00%) SecurID
2 10 (12.50%) Statistics
3 6 (7.50%) PKI
4 5 (6.25%) Replication
4 5 (6.25%) Clustering
5 3 (3.75%) Firmware
6 1 (1.25%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 75 (93.75%) Windows
2 66 (82.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (43.75%) Android
4 35 (43.75%) Windows Phone 8
4 35 (43.75%) Windows Phone
5 32 (40.00%) VMS
6 27 (33.75%) Windows 7
7 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (12.50%) Linux
8 9 (11.25%) Windows XP
8 9 (11.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) ITIL
2 15 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 12 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 10 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 10 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (11.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 5 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (6.25%) Database Security
6 5 (6.25%) Refactoring
6 5 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (6.25%) Server Monitoring
6 5 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.00%) Change Control
8 3 (3.75%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (3.75%) Migration
8 3 (3.75%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.25%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (1.25%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.25%) SQL
2 5 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 5 (6.25%) VB.NET
2 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 80 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (25.00%) MCITP
3 14 (17.50%) MCSA
4 13 (16.25%) MCP
4 13 (16.25%) MCTS
5 11 (13.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (11.25%) CCSP
7 9 (11.25%) CCNP
7 9 (11.25%) CCIP
7 9 (11.25%) CCNA
7 9 (11.25%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (5.00%) NCDA
8 4 (5.00%) NCIE
8 4 (5.00%) VCAP
8 4 (5.00%) CCA
8 4 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (3.75%) VTSP
9 3 (3.75%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (45.00%) vSphere
2 35 (43.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 32 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (23.75%) XenApp
5 18 (22.50%) Active Directory
6 12 (15.00%) Hyper-V
7 9 (11.25%) Terminal Services
8 7 (8.75%) NFS
9 6 (7.50%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (7.50%) UAG
9 6 (7.50%) ISA Server
10 4 (5.00%) VMware ESX
11 2 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (2.50%) XenServer
11 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
12 1 (1.25%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 33 (41.25%) Backup Exec
2 32 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (6.25%) HP SIM
3 5 (6.25%) MOM
4 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (95.00%) VMware
2 39 (48.75%) Citrix
3 35 (43.75%) Lotus
3 35 (43.75%) McAfee
4 34 (42.50%) Symantec
5 32 (40.00%) Clearswift
6 27 (33.75%) Microsoft
7 14 (17.50%) Cisco
8 10 (12.50%) HP
8 10 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 10 (12.50%) Oracle
8 10 (12.50%) F5
9 6 (7.50%) Dell
9 6 (7.50%) IBM
10 5 (6.25%) CA
11 4 (5.00%) NetApp
11 4 (5.00%) Veeam
12 2 (2.50%) EMC
12 2 (2.50%) Intel
13 1 (1.25%) CommVault