The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 177 157 161
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 77 122 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.18% 1.64% 1.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.19% 5.48% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 73 90 129
Median salary £44,000 £41,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.38% +19.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £25,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
MCSE
England

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

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1837 2225 2475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.09% 29.87% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1524 1791 1969
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,053 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MCSE
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

MCSE Salary Trend in the East of England

MCSE
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in the East of England

MCSE
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +24 38 £44,000 +35.38% 2
Hertfordshire -6 24 £38,500 -9.41% 1
Essex +5 11 £52,500 +15.63%
Bedfordshire -14 3 £25,500 -49.00% 1
Suffolk -5 1 £60,000 +71.42%
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 East of England region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 200 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 154 (77.00%) Windows
3 121 (60.50%) Microsoft
4 115 (57.50%) Active Directory
5 114 (57.00%) VMware
6 87 (43.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 83 (41.50%) MCSA
8 80 (40.00%) Windows Server
9 77 (38.50%) MS Exchange
10 73 (36.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 67 (33.50%) Office 365
12 63 (31.50%) MCITP
13 60 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 56 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 50 (25.00%) Citrix
16 49 (24.50%) Hyper-V
17 48 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 48 (24.00%) SharePoint
18 47 (23.50%) MS Excel
19 45 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
20 44 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2013
21 42 (21.00%) SQL Server
22 41 (20.50%) ITIL
22 41 (20.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 39 (19.50%) Cisco
23 39 (19.50%) Windows Server 2003
24 37 (18.50%) CCNA
24 37 (18.50%) Linux
24 37 (18.50%) Skype for Business
25 34 (17.00%) vSphere

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 77 (38.50%) MS Exchange
2 48 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 48 (24.00%) SharePoint
3 44 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 37 (18.50%) Skype for Business
5 33 (16.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (8.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (6.50%) IIS
8 10 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (3.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (3.00%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (1.50%) Apache Pig
13 2 (1.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 47 (23.50%) MS Excel
2 33 (16.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.50%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 67 (33.50%) Office 365
2 56 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.50%) IaaS
5 1 (0.50%) PaaS
5 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.00%) Firewall
1 34 (17.00%) SAN
2 30 (15.00%) VPN
3 29 (14.50%) TCP/IP
4 23 (11.50%) DNS
5 22 (11.00%) LAN
5 22 (11.00%) WAN
6 21 (10.50%) DHCP
7 20 (10.00%) SSL
8 19 (9.50%) VLAN
9 16 (8.00%) NAS
10 13 (6.50%) Wireshark
11 12 (6.00%) Network Security
12 10 (5.00%) iSCSI
13 9 (4.50%) Skype
14 8 (4.00%) HTTPS
15 4 (2.00%) Intranet
15 4 (2.00%) NetScaler
15 4 (2.00%) Unified Communications
16 3 (1.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (21.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.50%) Apache Hive
4 3 (1.50%) Big Data
4 3 (1.50%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.50%) MS Access
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (5.00%) Finance
2 7 (3.50%) Legal
3 6 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.50%) Banking
4 3 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.00%) Back Office
5 2 (1.00%) Billing
5 2 (1.00%) Publishing
6 1 (0.50%) Automotive
6 1 (0.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 42 (21.00%) Consultant
1 42 (21.00%) Support Engineer
2 25 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 24 (12.00%) Office 365 Consultant
4 23 (11.50%) Analyst
4 23 (11.50%) Cloud Consultant
5 21 (10.50%) Azure Consultant
6 19 (9.50%) Microsoft Engineer
6 19 (9.50%) Technical Consultant
7 18 (9.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (7.50%) Administrator
9 15 (7.50%) Microsoft Consultant
9 15 (7.50%) VMware Engineer
10 14 (7.00%) Systems Administrator
11 13 (6.50%) Operations Analyst
11 13 (6.50%) Security Analyst
11 13 (6.50%) Security Operations Analyst
12 12 (6.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 11 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.50%) Java EE
1 3 (1.50%) STL
1 3 (1.50%) Web Services
2 2 (1.00%) LAMP
3 1 (0.50%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.00%) Driving Licence
2 12 (6.00%) Replication
3 10 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 10 (5.00%) HP StoreVirtual
3 10 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.00%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.00%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.00%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.50%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.00%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.00%) PKI
8 2 (1.00%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.50%) CMDB
9 1 (0.50%) Fintech
9 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 154 (77.00%) Windows
2 87 (43.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 73 (36.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (19.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (18.50%) Linux
7 20 (10.00%) Windows 8
8 18 (9.00%) Unix
9 13 (6.50%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.00%) Android
11 3 (1.50%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.00%) CentOS
12 2 (1.00%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.00%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.50%) Debian
13 1 (0.50%) SUSE
13 1 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.50%) ITIL
2 19 (9.50%) Risk Assessment
3 18 (9.00%) Risk Management
4 17 (8.50%) Presales
5 14 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (7.00%) Information Security
5 14 (7.00%) TOGAF
6 13 (6.50%) Security Operations
6 13 (6.50%) Service Delivery
7 12 (6.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 11 (5.50%) Mentoring
8 11 (5.50%) Migration
8 11 (5.50%) Software Engineering
9 10 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (5.00%) SIEM
10 9 (4.50%) Patch Management
10 9 (4.50%) Security Architecture
11 8 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (4.00%) Data Security
11 8 (4.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.50%) SQL
2 28 (14.00%) PowerShell
3 15 (7.50%) C
4 13 (6.50%) Shell Script
5 12 (6.00%) Python
6 10 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 10 (5.00%) VBA
7 5 (2.50%) C++
8 3 (1.50%) C#
8 3 (1.50%) Java
8 3 (1.50%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 200 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (41.50%) MCSA
3 63 (31.50%) MCITP
4 45 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (20.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 37 (18.50%) CCNA
7 25 (12.50%) Degree
8 22 (11.00%) CISSP
8 22 (11.00%) MCP
9 18 (9.00%) MCDST
9 18 (9.00%) MCTS
10 16 (8.00%) CCNP
10 16 (8.00%) SANS
11 13 (6.50%) CEH
11 13 (6.50%) CISM
12 10 (5.00%) CompTIA Security+
12 10 (5.00%) Security+ Certification
13 7 (3.50%) Security Cleared
14 6 (3.00%) CISA
14 6 (3.00%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.50%) SLA
2 12 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (5.50%) ISO27002
4 6 (3.00%) COBIT
5 2 (1.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 115 (57.50%) Active Directory
2 60 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (24.50%) Hyper-V
4 34 (17.00%) vSphere
5 22 (11.00%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (10.50%) Terminal Services
7 19 (9.50%) XenApp
8 12 (6.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 11 (5.50%) VMware ESX
10 10 (5.00%) Xen
11 6 (3.00%) VMware Server
12 4 (2.00%) XenDesktop
13 2 (1.00%) ISA Server
13 2 (1.00%) XenServer
14 1 (0.50%) KVM
14 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (7.50%) SCOM
2 13 (6.50%) Nessus
2 13 (6.50%) QRadar
2 13 (6.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (3.00%) Backup Exec
3 6 (3.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (1.50%) SCCM
5 2 (1.00%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.50%) Nagios
6 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.50%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 121 (60.50%) Microsoft
2 114 (57.00%) VMware
3 50 (25.00%) Citrix
4 39 (19.50%) Cisco
5 24 (12.00%) HP
6 16 (8.00%) IBM
6 16 (8.00%) Symantec
7 14 (7.00%) SonicWALL
8 13 (6.50%) ArcSight
8 13 (6.50%) Red Hat
8 13 (6.50%) SolarWinds
9 12 (6.00%) Veeam
10 11 (5.50%) Apple
11 10 (5.00%) Dell
11 10 (5.00%) Fujitsu
11 10 (5.00%) Splunk
12 9 (4.50%) NetApp
13 8 (4.00%) 3PAR
13 8 (4.00%) EMC
14 5 (2.50%) Intel
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