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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 92 96 89
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 23 22 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.30% 1.40% 1.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.54% 3.70% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 33
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,600 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%
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
649 595 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.71% 37.99% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 447 504 684
Average salary £39,300 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 September 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 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 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 13 (48.15%) Windows
4 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 10 (37.04%) ERP
5 10 (37.04%) ITIL
5 10 (37.04%) CCNA
5 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (37.04%) VMware
5 10 (37.04%) VLAN
6 8 (29.63%) Degree
6 8 (29.63%) MCITP
6 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
7 7 (25.93%) Cisco
8 6 (22.22%) MCP
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 6 (22.22%) SQL
8 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 6 (22.22%) MCTS
8 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
9 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (18.52%) Linux
9 5 (18.52%) MCSA
10 4 (14.81%) UNIX
10 4 (14.81%) VPN
10 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
10 4 (14.81%) VoIP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (11.11%) Lync
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) VLAN
2 4 (14.81%) VPN
2 4 (14.81%) VoIP
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) IPv4
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) DTS
2 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 8 (29.63%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Storage Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (7.41%) IT Support
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Windows Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
2 4 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (11.11%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Statistics
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) UNIX
4 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
4 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) CentOS
5 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.70%) Debian
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ERP
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.70%) Database Security
4 1 (3.70%) Line Management
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.70%) Data Security
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (37.04%) CCNA
2 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (29.63%) Degree
3 8 (29.63%) MCITP
4 6 (22.22%) MCP
4 6 (22.22%) MCTS
5 5 (18.52%) MCSA
6 4 (14.81%) A+ Certification
6 4 (14.81%) MOS
7 3 (11.11%) NCDA
7 3 (11.11%) NCIE
7 3 (11.11%) VCAP
7 3 (11.11%) VTSP
7 3 (11.11%) VCDX
7 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.70%) MCDBA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (14.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco
4 4 (14.81%) Symantec
4 4 (14.81%) Remedy
4 4 (14.81%) NetApp
4 4 (14.81%) Nokia
4 4 (14.81%) Apple
4 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
5 3 (11.11%) Veeam
5 3 (11.11%) HP
5 3 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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