The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 106 114 120
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 5 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.34% 0.66% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.92% 1.65% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 9
Average salary £27,000 £40,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% +50.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £28,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £44,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
MCSE
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
542 727 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.47% 40.08% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 468 584 622
Average salary £43,900 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.02% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MCSE
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Cambridge

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
4 14 (77.78%) VMware
5 13 (72.22%) MCITP
5 13 (72.22%) MCSA
6 11 (61.11%) Citrix
6 11 (61.11%) SharePoint
6 11 (61.11%) MCDST
6 11 (61.11%) Windows 8
6 11 (61.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (27.78%) MCP
8 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 3 (16.67%) WAN
9 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
9 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 3 (16.67%) SQL
9 3 (16.67%) IIS
9 3 (16.67%) Web Services
9 3 (16.67%) ITIL
9 3 (16.67%) MPLS
9 3 (16.67%) SAN
9 3 (16.67%) Web Services Management
9 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (16.67%) VLAN
10 2 (11.11%) MCTS

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 11 (61.11%) SharePoint
1 11 (61.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
1 3 (16.67%) MPLS
1 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (16.67%) VLAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
1 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Graduate
1 11 (61.11%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) NHS
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 8
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
1 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services Management
2 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (72.22%) MCSA
2 13 (72.22%) MCITP
3 11 (61.11%) MCDST
4 5 (27.78%) MCP
5 2 (11.11%) MCTS
5 2 (11.11%) CCNA
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (77.78%) VMware
3 11 (61.11%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
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