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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 175 160 151
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 87 83 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.13% 1.18% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.76% 4.14% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 75 67 137
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £23,250 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,850 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
2316 2004 2819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.03% 28.56% 30.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1769 1621 2338
Average salary £42,500 £39,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.28% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 October 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
Hertfordshire +5 38 £37,500 +29.31% 2
Essex -8 21 £40,250 +3.87% 1
Cambridgeshire -18 16 £42,000 -6.66% 4
Bedfordshire -10 13 £30,000 -25.00%
Suffolk +6 2 £42,500 +13.33%
Norfolk +14 1 £37,500 +66.66% 1
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 223 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 191 (85.65%) Windows
3 138 (61.88%) VMware
4 134 (60.09%) Microsoft
5 115 (51.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 108 (48.43%) Active Directory
7 88 (39.46%) MS Exchange
8 87 (39.01%) MS Excel
9 85 (38.12%) VMware Infrastructure
10 80 (35.87%) MCITP
11 73 (32.74%) Windows Server 2003
12 71 (31.84%) Citrix
13 70 (31.39%) ITIL
14 65 (29.15%) Firewall
15 62 (27.80%) SAN
16 60 (26.91%) MCSA
17 57 (25.56%) Cisco
18 56 (25.11%) Hyper-V
19 54 (24.22%) DNS
20 53 (23.77%) SQL Server
20 53 (23.77%) Windows 7
20 53 (23.77%) Exchange Server 2010
21 48 (21.52%) LAN
21 48 (21.52%) Cisco Certification
22 47 (21.08%) SQL
22 47 (21.08%) MCP
23 46 (20.63%) CCNA
24 45 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2007
25 44 (19.73%) WAN
25 44 (19.73%) VPN

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 88 (39.46%) MS Exchange
2 53 (23.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 36 (16.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 34 (15.25%) Lync
6 33 (14.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 27 (12.11%) Lotus Domino
8 25 (11.21%) SharePoint
8 25 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 22 (9.87%) IIS
10 5 (2.24%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.79%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (1.35%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 87 (39.01%) MS Excel
2 41 (18.39%) MS Office
3 7 (3.14%) Mingle
4 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.59%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.76%) Office 365
2 18 (8.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.90%) SaaS
3 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (29.15%) Firewall
2 62 (27.80%) SAN
3 54 (24.22%) DNS
4 48 (21.52%) LAN
5 44 (19.73%) WAN
5 44 (19.73%) VPN
6 40 (17.94%) TCP/IP
7 38 (17.04%) DHCP
8 25 (11.21%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (7.62%) VLAN
10 13 (5.83%) VoIP
11 11 (4.93%) HTTP
12 9 (4.04%) MPLS
12 9 (4.04%) HTTPS
13 8 (3.59%) PBX
13 8 (3.59%) BIG-IP
13 8 (3.59%) Network Security
14 7 (3.14%) Wireless
15 6 (2.69%) SSL
15 6 (2.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (23.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.14%) RavenDB
3 7 (3.14%) Neo4j
4 6 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.45%) MySQL
7 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (3.14%) MSTest
1 7 (3.14%) Git (software)
1 7 (3.14%) TeamCity
1 7 (3.14%) Octopus Deploy
1 7 (3.14%) NUnit
1 7 (3.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (8.07%) Finance
2 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
2 4 (1.79%) Legal
3 2 (0.90%) Electronics
4 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.45%) Advertising
4 1 (0.45%) Law
4 1 (0.45%) Back Office
4 1 (0.45%) Banking
4 1 (0.45%) Retail
4 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (17.04%) Support Engineer
2 35 (15.70%) 3rd Line Support
3 30 (13.45%) Analyst
4 27 (12.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 27 (12.11%) Administrator
5 26 (11.66%) Consultant
5 26 (11.66%) Network Support
6 23 (10.31%) Network Engineer
7 20 (8.97%) Support Analyst
8 14 (6.28%) PC Engineer
8 14 (6.28%) PC Support
9 13 (5.83%) Network Analyst
10 12 (5.38%) Team Leader
10 12 (5.38%) Network Support Analyst
11 10 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (4.48%) Network Support Engineer
12 9 (4.04%) Developer
13 8 (3.59%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (3.59%) PC Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.04%) .NET
1 9 (4.04%) Web Services
2 7 (3.14%) Silverlight
2 7 (3.14%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (3.14%) KnockoutJS
2 7 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (3.14%) RESTful
2 7 (3.14%) HTML
2 7 (3.14%) ASP.NET
2 7 (3.14%) CSS
3 6 (2.69%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.45%) LAMP
4 1 (0.45%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.25%) Blackberry
2 24 (10.76%) SecurID
3 15 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.28%) Clustering
5 10 (4.48%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.04%) Statistics
7 7 (3.14%) Replication
8 6 (2.69%) EqualLogic
9 5 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.35%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.45%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.45%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 191 (85.65%) Windows
2 115 (51.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (32.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 53 (23.77%) Windows 7
5 34 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (13.00%) Windows XP
6 29 (13.00%) Android
7 27 (12.11%) Windows Phone 8
7 27 (12.11%) Windows Phone
8 25 (11.21%) Linux
9 24 (10.76%) VMS
10 11 (4.93%) UNIX
11 10 (4.48%) Windows Vista
12 9 (4.04%) CentOS
13 8 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (2.69%) Windows 8
15 5 (2.24%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.90%) AIX
16 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (31.39%) ITIL
2 29 (13.00%) Migration
3 23 (10.31%) Service Delivery
4 21 (9.42%) PRINCE2
5 18 (8.07%) Project Management
5 18 (8.07%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (8.07%) Root Cause Analysis
6 15 (6.73%) Incident Management
7 12 (5.38%) ERP
7 12 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (4.93%) Change Control
9 10 (4.48%) Information Assurance
9 10 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (3.59%) Software Engineering
10 8 (3.59%) Identity Management
11 7 (3.14%) Unit Testing
11 7 (3.14%) BDD
11 7 (3.14%) CQRS
11 7 (3.14%) Mentoring
11 7 (3.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 47 (21.08%) SQL
2 32 (14.35%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.93%) VBScript
3 11 (4.93%) VB
4 7 (3.14%) C#
5 5 (2.24%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.79%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.45%) PowerHouse
7 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 223 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (35.87%) MCITP
3 60 (26.91%) MCSA
4 48 (21.52%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (21.08%) MCP
6 46 (20.63%) CCNA
7 44 (19.73%) MCTS
8 33 (14.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 24 (10.76%) CCNP
10 19 (8.52%) Citrix Certification
10 19 (8.52%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (5.38%) Degree
12 10 (4.48%) VCAP
13 9 (4.04%) SC Cleared
13 9 (4.04%) Security Cleared
14 8 (3.59%) MCSD
14 8 (3.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (3.59%) NCDA
14 8 (3.59%) NCIE
15 7 (3.14%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.35%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 108 (48.43%) Active Directory
2 85 (38.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (25.11%) Hyper-V
4 36 (16.14%) vSphere
5 27 (12.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 24 (10.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 21 (9.42%) XenApp
8 20 (8.97%) XenDesktop
9 18 (8.07%) VMware ESX
10 10 (4.48%) XenServer
11 6 (2.69%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (2.24%) UAG
12 5 (2.24%) ISA Server
12 5 (2.24%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (1.35%) Firmware
15 2 (0.90%) KVM
16 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
16 1 (0.45%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 32 (14.35%) Backup Exec
2 29 (13.00%) SCCM
3 24 (10.76%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (3.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 6 (2.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (2.69%) SCOM
6 5 (2.24%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.79%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.79%) SCSM
8 2 (0.90%) MIIS
8 2 (0.90%) WSUS
8 2 (0.90%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.90%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.45%) Opsview
9 1 (0.45%) Cacti
9 1 (0.45%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.45%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 138 (61.88%) VMware
2 134 (60.09%) Microsoft
3 71 (31.84%) Citrix
4 57 (25.56%) Cisco
5 42 (18.83%) Symantec
6 27 (12.11%) McAfee
6 27 (12.11%) Lotus
7 24 (10.76%) Clearswift
8 16 (7.17%) HP
9 13 (5.83%) Dell
10 12 (5.38%) CheckPoint
11 11 (4.93%) NetApp
12 10 (4.48%) Veeam
13 8 (3.59%) Oracle
13 8 (3.59%) F5
14 7 (3.14%) IBM
15 6 (2.69%) EMC
15 6 (2.69%) SolarWinds
16 5 (2.24%) PlateSpin
16 5 (2.24%) Avaya
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