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 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 86 72
Rank change year-on-year +21 -14  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 3 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.51% 0.43% 2.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.76% 2.09% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 21
Median salary £42,500 £43,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £28,150 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £45,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  

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 170 191 302
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 28.62% 20.76% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 128 169 254
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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
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 June 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
Luton +6 2 £40,000 -8.57%
Bedford +14 1 £45,000 +104.54% 1
MCSE
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (86.67%) ITIL
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) Windows Server
3 12 (80.00%) MCSA
3 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (73.33%) MCP
5 8 (53.33%) SQL
5 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
5 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (46.67%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (46.67%) Office 365
6 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (46.67%) ITIL V3
6 7 (46.67%) High Availability
6 7 (46.67%) Performance Improvement
6 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (46.67%) IIS
6 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
6 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
6 7 (46.67%) VBScript
7 6 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
7 6 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (33.33%) SaaS
8 5 (33.33%) PaaS
8 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (46.67%) IIS
1 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
1 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (46.67%) Office 365
3 5 (33.33%) PaaS
3 5 (33.33%) SaaS
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Administrator
1 5 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Azure Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Database Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Database Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Server Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) High Availability
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL V3
2 7 (46.67%) Performance Improvement
3 6 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (13.33%) Change Control
6 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (13.33%) ITSM
6 2 (13.33%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (13.33%) Service Management
7 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (6.67%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) VBScript
3 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (80.00%) MCSA
3 11 (73.33%) MCP
4 4 (26.67%) CCNA
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (20.00%) CCNP
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (6.67%) CCIP
7 1 (6.67%) CCSP
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
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