The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 107 95 104
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 14 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.79% 0.97% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.16% 2.75% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 11
Average salary £33,500 £41,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.78% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
648 582 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.55% 35.12% 43.94%
Number of salaries quoted 490 493 692
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSE
Cambridgeshire

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
3 15 (55.56%) CCNA
3 15 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (51.85%) Degree
4 14 (51.85%) Windows
5 12 (44.44%) ITIL
6 9 (33.33%) VMware
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.93%) ERP
8 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
8 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
8 7 (25.93%) Cisco
9 6 (22.22%) MCITP
9 6 (22.22%) VLAN
10 5 (18.52%) Citrix
10 5 (18.52%) VPN
10 5 (18.52%) LAN
10 5 (18.52%) SQL
11 4 (14.81%) Linux
11 4 (14.81%) IP Telephony
11 4 (14.81%) Internet
11 4 (14.81%) Firewall
11 4 (14.81%) MCTS
11 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
11 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (11.11%) VCAP
12 3 (11.11%) NCDA
12 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) Lync
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) VLAN
2 5 (18.52%) VPN
2 5 (18.52%) LAN
3 4 (14.81%) IP Telephony
3 4 (14.81%) Internet
3 4 (14.81%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (11.11%) DTS
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (7.41%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Team Leader
1 7 (25.93%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (11.11%) DBA
3 3 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 2 (7.41%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support
5 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Clustering
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.70%) Statistics
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) ERP
3 3 (11.11%) Database Security
3 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 3 (11.11%) VB
3 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (55.56%) CCNA
2 15 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (51.85%) Degree
4 6 (22.22%) MCITP
5 4 (14.81%) MCTS
6 3 (11.11%) VCAP
6 3 (11.11%) NCDA
6 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (11.11%) MCDBA
6 3 (11.11%) MCP
7 2 (7.41%) MCSA
7 2 (7.41%) VCDX
7 2 (7.41%) NCIE
7 2 (7.41%) VTSP
8 1 (3.70%) HP AIS
8 1 (3.70%) HP ASE
8 1 (3.70%) MOS
8 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) Citrix
5 3 (11.11%) Veeam
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle
5 3 (11.11%) HP
5 3 (11.11%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.70%) Symantec
6 1 (3.70%) Remedy
6 1 (3.70%) Nokia
6 1 (3.70%) Apple
6 1 (3.70%) EMC
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