The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 99 124 116
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 35 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.61% 0.77% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.46% 2.35% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 23
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MCSE
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
785 808 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 36.09% 32.91% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 661 609 664
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £50,490
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Cambridgeshire region.

MCSE Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +31 25 £40,000 +19.40% 1
Huntingdon 0 4 £36,250 -23.68%
Peterborough -8 1 £20,000 -57.89%
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (88.64%) Windows
3 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 17 (38.64%) ITIL
6 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
6 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
6 15 (34.09%) VMware
6 15 (34.09%) MCITP
7 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
8 13 (29.55%) MCSA
8 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (27.27%) SQL
10 11 (25.00%) MCP
10 11 (25.00%) Office 365
10 11 (25.00%) Lync
10 11 (25.00%) Migration
11 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (20.45%) SharePoint
12 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
12 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
12 7 (15.91%) WAN
12 7 (15.91%) Citrix
12 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (13.64%) SAN
13 6 (13.64%) Project Management
13 6 (13.64%) CCNA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
2 11 (25.00%) Lync
3 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (20.45%) SharePoint
4 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (6.82%) IIS
8 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Office 365
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) WAN
2 6 (13.64%) SAN
3 5 (11.36%) LAN
4 4 (9.09%) Skype
5 3 (6.82%) MPLS
5 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (6.82%) VLAN
5 3 (6.82%) DNS
5 3 (6.82%) DHCP
5 3 (6.82%) Ethernet
5 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.55%) Firewall
7 1 (2.27%) NAS
7 1 (2.27%) VPN
7 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
1 4 (9.09%) Legal
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Consultant
2 8 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Support
5 5 (11.36%) Administrator
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Cloud Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Field Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Database Specialist
6 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (6.82%) DBA
7 3 (6.82%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Graduate
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (6.82%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
1 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.82%) Clustering
3 3 (6.82%) NHS
3 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (88.64%) Windows
2 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (6.82%) Linux
6 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Migration
3 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.64%) Project Management
5 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.36%) Line Management
6 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Web Services Management
7 3 (6.82%) High Availability
8 2 (4.55%) Change Control
8 2 (4.55%) Database Security
8 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.27%) CRM
9 1 (2.27%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.27%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (34.09%) MCITP
3 13 (29.55%) MCSA
4 11 (25.00%) MCP
5 6 (13.64%) CCNA
5 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.82%) MCDBA
6 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.55%) MCDST
7 2 (4.55%) MCTS
8 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.27%) CCNP
8 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) SCSM
Vendors
1 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.09%) VMware
3 7 (15.91%) Citrix
4 3 (6.82%) HP
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) Apple