Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 111 60
Rank change year-on-year +32 -51 +42
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 14 10 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.29% 0.62% 4.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.29% 2.92% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 73
Bedfordshire median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% -23.08% +23.16%
10th Percentile £35,125 £39,250 £36,500
90th Percentile £74,250 £48,950 £62,600
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.12% +4.71% -5.56%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 326 342 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 29.94% 21.30% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 257 296 537
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,200 £67,500 £62,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing MCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +29 11 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Bedford +18 1 £45,000 +100.00%
MCSE
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (85.71%) MCP
3 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) ITIL
3 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 8 (57.14%) MCSA
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 7 (50.00%) Citrix
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
6 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 6 (42.86%) CCNP
6 6 (42.86%) CCNA
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (42.86%) Service Management
6 6 (42.86%) ITSM
6 6 (42.86%) VMware
6 6 (42.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
7 5 (35.71%) Office 365
7 5 (35.71%) Business Transformation
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (35.71%) XenApp
7 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
7 5 (35.71%) SCCM
7 5 (35.71%) PCI DSS

MCSE
Co-occurring 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 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
1 3 (21.43%) VLAN
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Database Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Azure Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 6 (42.86%) ITSM
3 6 (42.86%) Service Management
4 5 (35.71%) Business Transformation
4 5 (35.71%) CMMI
4 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 5 (35.71%) Migration
4 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
5 2 (14.29%) Change Control
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) High Availability
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (85.71%) MCP
3 8 (57.14%) MCSA
4 6 (42.86%) CCNA
4 6 (42.86%) CCNP
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (35.71%) CCA
5 5 (35.71%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) XenApp
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) VMware