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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 102 97 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 8 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.47% 0.88% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.33% 2.22% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 19
Average salary £28,000 £55,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.09% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,700 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £62,000 £34,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
602 586 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.52% 39.89% 38.76%
Number of salaries quoted 435 459 642
Average salary £40,000 £39,875 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.31% +6.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 November 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
3 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
3 16 (51.61%) Windows
4 14 (45.16%) VMware
5 12 (38.71%) CCNA
5 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (38.71%) MCITP
6 11 (35.48%) ITIL
7 10 (32.26%) MCSA
7 10 (32.26%) ERP
7 10 (32.26%) VLAN
8 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
8 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
8 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
9 8 (25.81%) Cisco
10 7 (22.58%) Degree
10 7 (22.58%) MCTS
10 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
11 6 (19.35%) Linux
11 6 (19.35%) MCP
11 6 (19.35%) Citrix
11 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
12 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
13 4 (12.90%) UNIX
13 4 (12.90%) MS Office
13 4 (12.90%) A+ Certification

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (29.03%) MS Exchange
2 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (9.68%) Lync
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) VLAN
2 4 (12.90%) VPN
2 4 (12.90%) VoIP
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) Wireless
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) IPv4
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) DMZ
4 1 (3.23%) Intranet
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Consultant
2 9 (29.03%) Team Leader
3 8 (25.81%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 7 (22.58%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Graduate
6 3 (9.68%) Storage Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) IT Support
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Operations Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Support Specialist
8 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
1 4 (12.90%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Statistics
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
4 4 (12.90%) UNIX
5 1 (3.23%) CentOS
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Debian
5 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) ERP
3 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
3 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) Data Security
6 1 (3.23%) CRM
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (38.71%) CCNA
2 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (38.71%) MCITP
3 10 (32.26%) MCSA
4 7 (22.58%) Degree
4 7 (22.58%) MCTS
5 6 (19.35%) MCP
6 4 (12.90%) A+ Certification
6 4 (12.90%) MOS
6 4 (12.90%) MCDST
7 3 (9.68%) VCDX
7 3 (9.68%) NCDA
7 3 (9.68%) NCIE
7 3 (9.68%) VCAP
7 3 (9.68%) VTSP
7 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.45%) vSphere
5 1 (3.23%) XenApp
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (12.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.23%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 14 (45.16%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) Cisco
4 6 (19.35%) Citrix
5 4 (12.90%) NetApp
5 4 (12.90%) Nokia
5 4 (12.90%) Apple
5 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.90%) Symantec
5 4 (12.90%) Remedy
5 4 (12.90%) Veeam
6 3 (9.68%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) FalconStor
7 1 (3.23%) Dell KACE
7 1 (3.23%) Websense
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £21k - 24k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 9 days ago