The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 33 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 2 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.34% 2.61% 2.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 8.70% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 6
Average salary £33,000 £32,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +4.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £35,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +9.31%
MCSE
Essex

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

Qualifications Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
36 46 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 24.16% 30.07% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 29 36 50
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

MCSE
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Colchester

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) MCITP
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) MCSA
5 3 (42.86%) MCP
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) Debian
6 2 (28.57%) Pegasus
6 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (28.57%) RHCE
6 2 (28.57%) MS Office
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) UNIX
6 2 (28.57%) AIX
6 2 (28.57%) HPUX
6 2 (28.57%) Solaris
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
6 2 (28.57%) Fedora
6 2 (28.57%) CentOS
6 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Server Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Debian
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) HPUX
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
4 2 (28.57%) Fedora
4 2 (28.57%) CentOS
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCITP
2 3 (42.86%) MCSA
2 3 (42.86%) MCP
3 2 (28.57%) RHCE
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) CCA
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CCEA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Pegasus
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix