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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 92 102 101
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 15 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.26% 0.67% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% 1.94% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 12
Median salary £28,000 £52,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +94.44%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

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
555 515 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.64% 34.54% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 427 376 466
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (92.00%) Windows
3 21 (84.00%) Windows Server
4 18 (72.00%) Active Directory
5 16 (64.00%) VMware
6 15 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (48.00%) ITIL
10 11 (44.00%) MCSA
11 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
11 10 (40.00%) SAN
12 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
12 9 (36.00%) Degree
13 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (32.00%) SQL
13 8 (32.00%) MCITP
14 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
15 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
15 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds Orion
15 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
15 6 (24.00%) SaaS
15 6 (24.00%) PaaS
15 6 (24.00%) SCCM
15 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
15 6 (24.00%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (24.00%) Office 365
15 6 (24.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.00%) IIS
3 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (24.00%) Office 365
2 6 (24.00%) PaaS
2 6 (24.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) DHCP
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) LDAP
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) IT Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) IT Support
2 7 (28.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Support
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (8.00%) Unix
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (24.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (12.00%) Line Management
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Data Management
6 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.00%) Network Management
6 2 (8.00%) Office Automation
6 2 (8.00%) Security Management
6 2 (8.00%) Statistics
7 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (44.00%) MCSA
3 9 (36.00%) Degree
4 8 (32.00%) MCITP
5 6 (24.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (12.00%) LPIC
6 3 (12.00%) MCP
6 3 (12.00%) RHCE
6 3 (12.00%) RHCSA
7 2 (8.00%) CCA
7 2 (8.00%) CCEA
7 2 (8.00%) CCNA
7 2 (8.00%) CCNP
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (8.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 18 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (24.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (24.00%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (24.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.00%) VMware Server
5 2 (8.00%) XenApp
5 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
1 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (12.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (64.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) HP
3 6 (24.00%) IBM
3 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) Pegasus
5 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) SAP
6 2 (8.00%) Veeam