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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 98 123 117
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 8 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.57% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.54% 1.00% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 6
Average salary £21,000 £40,000 £26,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.50% +50.23%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
521 703 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.98% 38.21% 37.85%
Number of salaries quoted 442 547 590
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,000
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 22 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (78.95%) VMware
3 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 12 (63.16%) MCSA
5 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
5 11 (57.89%) Citrix
6 9 (47.37%) MCITP
7 8 (42.11%) MCDST
7 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
7 8 (42.11%) Windows 8
7 8 (42.11%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (36.84%) MCP
9 6 (31.58%) WAN
10 5 (26.32%) ITIL
10 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
11 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
11 4 (21.05%) SAN
11 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (15.79%) NHS
12 3 (15.79%) MPLS
12 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
12 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
12 3 (15.79%) SLA
12 3 (15.79%) IIS

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
1 8 (42.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.79%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) WAN
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) MPLS
3 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (15.79%) VLAN
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Consultant
1 8 (42.11%) Graduate
2 3 (15.79%) Applications Specialist
2 3 (15.79%) Database Specialist
2 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Field Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support
4 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) NHS
1 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows 8
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services Management
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (63.16%) MCSA
3 9 (47.37%) MCITP
4 8 (42.11%) MCDST
5 7 (36.84%) MCP
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (10.53%) CCNA
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (5.26%) CCNP
8 1 (5.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 11 (57.89%) Citrix
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire County Council
Salary: £28455.00 - £38392.00 per annum + MB(New).1
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago