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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 104 100 101
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 8 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.54% 0.74% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.55% 1.94% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 10
Average salary £52,500 £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+94.44% -16.92%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
515 617 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.52% 38.23% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 367 458 480
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (89.47%) Windows
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
4 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (57.89%) IIS
6 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
6 10 (52.63%) VMware
6 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
7 8 (42.11%) vSphere
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
7 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
8 7 (36.84%) VPN
8 7 (36.84%) Citrix
9 6 (31.58%) HTTPS
9 6 (31.58%) SSL
9 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
9 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
9 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
9 6 (31.58%) Performance Optimisation
9 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (26.32%) HNC
10 5 (26.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (26.32%) SCCM
10 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
10 5 (26.32%) XenApp

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (57.89%) IIS
2 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
3 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
5 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
2 7 (36.84%) VPN
3 6 (31.58%) HTTPS
3 6 (31.58%) SSL
4 3 (15.79%) LAN
4 3 (15.79%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Administrator
1 12 (63.16%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Administrator
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) ICT Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.53%) Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (31.58%) Performance Optimisation
1 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
1 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) ERP
3 1 (5.26%) Information Governance
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) HNC
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) CCA
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (10.53%) MCSA
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) vSphere
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
3 5 (26.32%) XenApp
3 5 (26.32%) XenServer
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.26%) KVM
6 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Apple
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Epicor
4 1 (5.26%) Lotus
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