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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 99 92 99
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 22 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.22% 1.26% 1.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.19% 3.51% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 25
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,902 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-8.31% +13.61%
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
689 569 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.15% 35.90% 41.34%
Number of salaries quoted 485 483 708
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 September 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (46.67%) Windows
4 13 (43.33%) CCNA
4 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (40.00%) VMware
6 11 (36.67%) Degree
6 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
6 11 (36.67%) ITIL
7 10 (33.33%) ERP
7 10 (33.33%) VLAN
8 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (26.67%) MCITP
10 7 (23.33%) SQL
10 7 (23.33%) Cisco
11 6 (20.00%) Linux
11 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 6 (20.00%) MCTS
11 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
12 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (16.67%) Citrix
12 5 (16.67%) MCP
13 4 (13.33%) MCSA
13 4 (13.33%) VPN
13 4 (13.33%) NetApp
13 4 (13.33%) Migration
14 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (10.00%) Lync
3 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) VLAN
2 4 (13.33%) VPN
3 3 (10.00%) VoIP
4 2 (6.67%) LAN
5 1 (3.33%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) DHCP
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) DNS
5 1 (3.33%) IPv4
5 1 (3.33%) SAN
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) Firewall
5 1 (3.33%) Wireless
5 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (6.67%) DTS
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Team Leader
2 8 (26.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 6 (20.00%) Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Storage Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support
6 2 (6.67%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) DBA
7 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (10.00%) Replication
1 3 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) UNIX
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Debian
5 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 10 (33.33%) ERP
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.67%) Database Security
5 2 (6.67%) Line Management
5 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) Data Security
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.67%) VB
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (43.33%) CCNA
2 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (36.67%) Degree
4 8 (26.67%) MCITP
5 6 (20.00%) MCTS
6 5 (16.67%) MCP
7 4 (13.33%) MCSA
8 3 (10.00%) A+ Certification
8 3 (10.00%) MOS
8 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (10.00%) VCDX
8 3 (10.00%) NCDA
8 3 (10.00%) NCIE
8 3 (10.00%) VCAP
8 3 (10.00%) VTSP
9 2 (6.67%) MCDBA
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco
4 5 (16.67%) Citrix
5 4 (13.33%) NetApp
6 3 (10.00%) Nokia
6 3 (10.00%) HP
6 3 (10.00%) Veeam
6 3 (10.00%) Apple
6 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (10.00%) Symantec
6 3 (10.00%) Remedy
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle
8 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
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