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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 53 79 76
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 47 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.07% 1.12% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.20% 5.50% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 45 7 12
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% -10.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
356 218 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.85% 20.34% 32.58%
Number of salaries quoted 307 192 264
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £27,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,300 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +19 30 £31,750 -19.62% 3
Luton -4 14 £62,500 +4.16%
Dunstable - 1 £32,500 -
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 96 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 92 (95.83%) Windows
3 86 (89.58%) VMware
4 80 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 77 (80.21%) Firewall
6 74 (77.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 70 (72.92%) DNS
8 63 (65.63%) VPN
9 60 (62.50%) SAN
10 59 (61.46%) LAN
10 59 (61.46%) WAN
11 51 (53.13%) Citrix
12 50 (52.08%) DHCP
13 44 (45.83%) Symantec
14 43 (44.79%) MS Excel
15 41 (42.71%) vSphere
16 40 (41.67%) Android
16 40 (41.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 40 (41.67%) Windows Phone 8
16 40 (41.67%) Windows Phone
16 40 (41.67%) Lotus Domino
16 40 (41.67%) McAfee
16 40 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 40 (41.67%) Lotus
16 40 (41.67%) Microsoft
17 38 (39.58%) Backup Exec
17 38 (39.58%) SQL Server
18 37 (38.54%) VMS
18 37 (38.54%) Clearswift
18 37 (38.54%) Blackberry

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 40 (41.67%) Lotus Domino
1 40 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 34 (35.42%) IIS
3 32 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 22 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (19.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (17.71%) SharePoint
7 15 (15.63%) SharePoint Server
8 11 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (5.21%) Lync
10 3 (3.13%) IBM Notes
11 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 43 (44.79%) MS Excel
2 33 (34.38%) MS Office
3 6 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Office 365
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 77 (80.21%) Firewall
2 70 (72.92%) DNS
3 63 (65.63%) VPN
4 60 (62.50%) SAN
5 59 (61.46%) WAN
5 59 (61.46%) LAN
6 50 (52.08%) DHCP
7 37 (38.54%) Wi-Fi
8 36 (37.50%) TCP/IP
9 15 (15.63%) Internet
9 15 (15.63%) SSL
10 14 (14.58%) Network Security
11 13 (13.54%) HTTPS
11 13 (13.54%) HTTP
12 10 (10.42%) MPLS
12 10 (10.42%) BIG-IP
12 10 (10.42%) VLAN
13 6 (6.25%) IPsec
13 6 (6.25%) Kerberos
14 5 (5.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (39.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (5.21%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (41.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 38 (39.58%) Network Engineer
3 37 (38.54%) Network Support
4 33 (34.38%) PC Support
4 33 (34.38%) PC Engineer
5 27 (28.13%) Support Engineer
6 20 (20.83%) Network Support Engineer
6 20 (20.83%) PC Support Engineer
7 17 (17.71%) Analyst
8 16 (16.67%) Network Analyst
9 14 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (14.58%) Server Support
9 14 (14.58%) Support Analyst
9 14 (14.58%) Network Support Analyst
9 14 (14.58%) Server Engineer
9 14 (14.58%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 13 (13.54%) Server Analyst
10 13 (13.54%) Server Support Analyst
11 10 (10.42%) Administrator
12 9 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.21%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (38.54%) Blackberry
1 37 (38.54%) SecurID
2 10 (10.42%) Statistics
3 8 (8.33%) Clustering
4 6 (6.25%) PKI
5 5 (5.21%) Replication
6 4 (4.17%) Firmware
7 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.04%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 92 (95.83%) Windows
2 80 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (77.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (41.67%) Windows Phone 8
4 40 (41.67%) Windows Phone
4 40 (41.67%) Android
5 37 (38.54%) Windows 7
5 37 (38.54%) VMS
6 15 (15.63%) Windows XP
6 15 (15.63%) Windows Vista
7 10 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (10.42%) Linux
8 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) ITIL
2 13 (13.54%) PRINCE2
3 12 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 10 (10.42%) Service Delivery
4 10 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.25%) Software Deployment
7 5 (5.21%) Server Monitoring
7 5 (5.21%) Change Control
8 3 (3.13%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (3.13%) Refactoring
8 3 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.13%) Data Modelling
8 3 (3.13%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (3.13%) Database Security
8 3 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.08%) Project Management
9 2 (2.08%) Migration
9 2 (2.08%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 27 (28.13%) SQL
2 5 (5.21%) VB.NET
2 5 (5.21%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 96 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (23.96%) MCP
3 18 (18.75%) MCITP
4 17 (17.71%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (17.71%) CCNP
4 17 (17.71%) CCNA
5 16 (16.67%) MCSA
6 15 (15.63%) CCSP
6 15 (15.63%) CCIP
7 10 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (10.42%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (10.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (9.38%) MCTS
9 6 (6.25%) Security+ Certification
10 4 (4.17%) CCA
10 4 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (3.13%) NCDA
11 3 (3.13%) NCIE
11 3 (3.13%) VCAP
11 3 (3.13%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (42.71%) vSphere
2 40 (41.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 37 (38.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (21.88%) XenApp
5 19 (19.79%) Active Directory
6 15 (15.63%) Terminal Services
7 13 (13.54%) Hyper-V
8 10 (10.42%) ISA Server
8 10 (10.42%) Forefront TMG
8 10 (10.42%) UAG
9 7 (7.29%) NFS
10 6 (6.25%) VMware ESX
10 6 (6.25%) MetaFrame
11 2 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (2.08%) XenServer
11 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (39.58%) Backup Exec
2 37 (38.54%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (5.21%) HP SIM
4 5 (5.21%) MOM
5 1 (1.04%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.04%) WSUS
5 1 (1.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 86 (89.58%) VMware
2 51 (53.13%) Citrix
3 44 (45.83%) Symantec
4 40 (41.67%) McAfee
4 40 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 40 (41.67%) Lotus
5 37 (38.54%) Clearswift
6 26 (27.08%) Cisco
7 11 (11.46%) HP
8 10 (10.42%) CheckPoint
8 10 (10.42%) Oracle
8 10 (10.42%) F5
9 6 (6.25%) Dell
9 6 (6.25%) IBM
10 5 (5.21%) CA
11 3 (3.13%) NetApp
11 3 (3.13%) Veeam
12 2 (2.08%) EMC
12 2 (2.08%) Intel
13 1 (1.04%) CommVault
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedfordshire
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Salary: DoE
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On call 1 wk in 3 = 20% payment
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago