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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 82 97 112
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 16 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.49% 0.69% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.17% 1.98% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 10
Median salary £28,000 £35,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +29.62%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
504 506 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.80% 34.87% 36.04%
Number of salaries quoted 420 393 459
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 9 December 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (90.91%) Windows
3 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 18 (81.82%) Windows Server
4 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (63.64%) VMware
5 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (45.45%) SAN
7 10 (45.45%) MS Exchange
8 9 (40.91%) ITIL
8 9 (40.91%) Degree
8 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (36.36%) MCITP
10 7 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
10 7 (31.82%) HP
10 7 (31.82%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (31.82%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (27.27%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (27.27%) Server Virtualisation
11 6 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
11 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (27.27%) SaaS
11 6 (27.27%) PaaS
11 6 (27.27%) Office 365
11 6 (27.27%) SCCM

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 10 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (27.27%) Office 365
2 6 (27.27%) PaaS
2 6 (27.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) NAS
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Support Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) IT Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) IT Support
2 7 (31.82%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Support
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Statistics
3 1 (4.55%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
5 2 (9.09%) Unix
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
3 6 (27.27%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (22.73%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (9.09%) Data Management
5 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 2 (9.09%) Network Management
5 2 (9.09%) Office Automation
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (9.09%) Security Management
5 2 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) Presales
6 1 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (40.91%) Degree
3 8 (36.36%) MCITP
4 7 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (27.27%) MCSA
6 3 (13.64%) CCA
6 3 (13.64%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (13.64%) MCP
7 2 (9.09%) CCEA
7 2 (9.09%) CCNA
7 2 (9.09%) CCNP
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (31.82%) Virtual Desktop
3 7 (31.82%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (27.27%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.09%) VMware Server
5 2 (9.09%) XenApp
5 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
1 6 (27.27%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (63.64%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) HP
4 6 (27.27%) IBM
4 6 (27.27%) SolarWinds
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco
6 3 (13.64%) Veeam
7 2 (9.09%) Citrix
7 2 (9.09%) NetApp
7 2 (9.09%) SAP
8 1 (4.55%) 3PAR