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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 139 151 157
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 127 105 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.63% 1.42% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.29% 5.01% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 114 90 118
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
2399 2095 2754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.73% 28.36% 30.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1872 1732 2379
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +17 46 £48,500 +56.45% 6
Bedfordshire +18 39 £35,000 -21.78% 4
Cambridgeshire -10 22 £47,500 +46.15% 7
Essex -10 22 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Suffolk 0 5 £38,750 +3.33% 1
Norfolk +11 1 £35,000 +55.55%
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 273 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 231 (84.62%) Windows
3 162 (59.34%) VMware
4 152 (55.68%) Microsoft
5 138 (50.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 118 (43.22%) Firewall
7 110 (40.29%) Active Directory
8 107 (39.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 107 (39.19%) MS Exchange
9 98 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 96 (35.16%) MS Excel
10 96 (35.16%) DNS
11 93 (34.07%) SAN
12 90 (32.97%) MCITP
13 87 (31.87%) Citrix
14 80 (29.30%) VPN
15 77 (28.21%) Hyper-V
16 76 (27.84%) Cisco
17 74 (27.11%) Cisco Certification
18 73 (26.74%) LAN
19 72 (26.37%) TCP/IP
19 72 (26.37%) CCNA
20 69 (25.27%) SQL
21 68 (24.91%) ITIL
21 68 (24.91%) DHCP
22 67 (24.54%) WAN
22 67 (24.54%) SQL Server
23 66 (24.18%) MCP
24 62 (22.71%) Windows 7
24 62 (22.71%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 107 (39.19%) MS Exchange
2 62 (22.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 45 (16.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 40 (14.65%) Lotus Domino
6 35 (12.82%) SharePoint
7 34 (12.45%) IIS
8 31 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 31 (11.36%) Lync
9 27 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (5.13%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (2.56%) SAS
12 5 (1.83%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (1.10%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 96 (35.16%) MS Excel
2 54 (19.78%) MS Office
3 7 (2.56%) Mingle
4 3 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.66%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.16%) Office 365
2 16 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 118 (43.22%) Firewall
2 96 (35.16%) DNS
3 93 (34.07%) SAN
4 80 (29.30%) VPN
5 73 (26.74%) LAN
6 72 (26.37%) TCP/IP
7 68 (24.91%) DHCP
8 67 (24.54%) WAN
9 37 (13.55%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (6.59%) HTTP
11 17 (6.23%) Internet
11 17 (6.23%) VLAN
12 16 (5.86%) HTTPS
13 14 (5.13%) SSL
13 14 (5.13%) Network Security
14 13 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
14 13 (4.76%) NAS
15 11 (4.03%) MPLS
16 10 (3.66%) BIG-IP
17 8 (2.93%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (24.54%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.56%) RavenDB
5 7 (2.56%) Neo4j
6 6 (2.20%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.20%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.73%) DTS
9 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (2.56%) Visual Studio
1 7 (2.56%) NUnit
1 7 (2.56%) TeamCity
1 7 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 7 (2.56%) MSTest
1 7 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 25 (9.16%) Finance
2 5 (1.83%) Legal
2 5 (1.83%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.10%) Dutch Language
4 2 (0.73%) Electronics
4 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.37%) Back Office
5 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (19.41%) Support Engineer
2 48 (17.58%) 3rd Line Support
3 42 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 42 (15.38%) Administrator
4 40 (14.65%) Analyst
5 39 (14.29%) Network Support
6 38 (13.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 31 (11.36%) PC Support
7 31 (11.36%) PC Engineer
8 29 (10.62%) Consultant
8 29 (10.62%) Support Analyst
9 20 (7.33%) Systems Administrator
9 20 (7.33%) Network Support Engineer
10 19 (6.96%) 2nd Line Support
11 18 (6.59%) Network Analyst
11 18 (6.59%) PC Support Engineer
12 17 (6.23%) Server Engineer
13 16 (5.86%) Network Support Analyst
14 15 (5.49%) Server Support
14 15 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.79%) Web Services
2 16 (5.86%) .NET
3 7 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 7 (2.56%) CSS
3 7 (2.56%) ADSI
3 7 (2.56%) Silverlight
3 7 (2.56%) RESTful
3 7 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (2.56%) HTML
4 2 (0.73%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.37%) LAMP
5 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.37%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.75%) Blackberry
2 37 (13.55%) SecurID
3 16 (5.86%) Clustering
4 11 (4.03%) Statistics
5 9 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.56%) Replication
7 6 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.20%) PKI
8 5 (1.83%) EqualLogic
9 3 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.10%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.10%) Firmware
10 2 (0.73%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.37%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 231 (84.62%) Windows
2 138 (50.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 107 (39.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 62 (22.71%) Windows 7
5 40 (14.65%) Windows Phone 8
5 40 (14.65%) Windows Phone
5 40 (14.65%) Android
6 39 (14.29%) Linux
7 37 (13.55%) VMS
8 35 (12.82%) Windows XP
9 32 (11.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (6.59%) Windows Vista
10 18 (6.59%) UNIX
11 12 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (3.66%) CentOS
13 4 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (1.10%) AIX
14 3 (1.10%) HPUX
15 2 (0.73%) Solaris
15 2 (0.73%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (24.91%) ITIL
2 33 (12.09%) Migration
3 24 (8.79%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 18 (6.59%) PRINCE2
6 16 (5.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (5.49%) Incident Management
8 14 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (4.76%) Release Management
9 13 (4.76%) Project Management
9 13 (4.76%) ERP
10 12 (4.40%) Database Security
11 10 (3.66%) Software Engineering
12 9 (3.30%) Network Monitoring
13 8 (2.93%) Network Design
14 7 (2.56%) TDD
14 7 (2.56%) OOP
14 7 (2.56%) MVC
14 7 (2.56%) CQRS
14 7 (2.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (25.27%) SQL
2 43 (15.75%) PowerShell
3 15 (5.49%) Shell Script
4 8 (2.93%) VB
5 7 (2.56%) C#
5 7 (2.56%) VBScript
6 6 (2.20%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.83%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.37%) PHP
8 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 273 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 90 (32.97%) MCITP
3 74 (27.11%) Cisco Certification
4 72 (26.37%) CCNA
5 66 (24.18%) MCP
6 60 (21.98%) MCSA
7 42 (15.38%) CCNP
8 40 (14.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 40 (14.65%) MCTS
9 22 (8.06%) Degree
10 17 (6.23%) VCAP
10 17 (6.23%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (5.49%) NCDA
11 15 (5.49%) NCIE
12 14 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
13 13 (4.76%) CCSP
13 13 (4.76%) CCIP
14 10 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (2.56%) CCA
15 7 (2.56%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.66%) SLA
2 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.37%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 110 (40.29%) Active Directory
2 98 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (28.21%) Hyper-V
4 57 (20.88%) vSphere
5 40 (14.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 35 (12.82%) XenApp
7 24 (8.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 21 (7.69%) XenDesktop
9 18 (6.59%) VMware ESX
10 14 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (4.76%) KVM
11 13 (4.76%) Terminal Services
12 11 (4.03%) XenServer
13 9 (3.30%) Forefront TMG
14 8 (2.93%) UAG
14 8 (2.93%) ISA Server
15 7 (2.56%) NFS
16 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (1.10%) MetaFrame
17 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 43 (15.75%) Backup Exec
2 37 (13.55%) McAfee ePO
3 26 (9.52%) SCCM
4 9 (3.30%) SCOM
5 7 (2.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 5 (1.83%) HP SIM
6 5 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.83%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.83%) MOM
7 4 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.73%) WSUS
9 1 (0.37%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 162 (59.34%) VMware
2 152 (55.68%) Microsoft
3 87 (31.87%) Citrix
4 76 (27.84%) Cisco
5 50 (18.32%) Symantec
6 40 (14.65%) Lotus
6 40 (14.65%) McAfee
7 37 (13.55%) Clearswift
8 29 (10.62%) HP
9 23 (8.42%) Dell
10 17 (6.23%) IBM
10 17 (6.23%) NetApp
11 14 (5.13%) Oracle
12 13 (4.76%) EMC
13 12 (4.40%) CheckPoint
14 10 (3.66%) F5
15 9 (3.30%) Juniper
16 8 (2.93%) WatchGuard
16 8 (2.93%) Veeam
17 6 (2.20%) CA
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