The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 59 75 69
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 12 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.89% 1.26% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.17% 4.42% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 19
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £29,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -2.59% +5.47%  

MCSE is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 118 226 244
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 18.61% 28.57% 22.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87 194 200
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing MCSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Bedfordshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for MCSE in Bedfordshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Bedfordshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +17 8 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Luton +3 1 - -
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (75.00%) MCSA
4 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
5 13 (65.00%) PowerShell
6 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (60.00%) ITIL
6 12 (60.00%) MCP
7 11 (55.00%) IIS
7 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
8 10 (50.00%) VBScript
8 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (40.00%) ITIL V3
10 8 (40.00%) Performance Improvement
10 8 (40.00%) SQL
10 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
10 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
11 7 (35.00%) Office 365
11 7 (35.00%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (35.00%) High Availability
11 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (30.00%) Trend Analysis
13 5 (25.00%) SaaS
13 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (55.00%) IIS
1 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (35.00%) Office 365
3 5 (25.00%) SaaS
4 4 (20.00%) PaaS
5 3 (15.00%) Akamai
6 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) SMTP
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Administrator
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Database Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Database Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Azure Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Server Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Clustering
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
1 18 (90.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.00%) Android
6 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) ITIL
2 10 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 8 (40.00%) Performance Improvement
4 7 (35.00%) High Availability
5 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (30.00%) Trend Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (15.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
7 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (15.00%) Time Management
8 2 (10.00%) Change Control
8 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
9 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 1 (5.00%) Service Design
9 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (50.00%) VBScript
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (75.00%) MCSA
3 12 (60.00%) MCP
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (15.00%) CCDP
6 2 (10.00%) CCNA
7 1 (5.00%) CCIP
7 1 (5.00%) CCNP
7 1 (5.00%) CCSP
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (5.00%) MCITP
7 1 (5.00%) MCSD
7 1 (5.00%) MCTS
7 1 (5.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) F5
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) Draytek
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.00%) Meraki
4 1 (5.00%) NETGEAR
4 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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