The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 134 149 174
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +25
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 136 113 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.70% 1.44% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.75% 5.06% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 121 101 77
Average salary £37,000 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.51% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,050 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -1.31%
Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2367 2234 2561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.55% 28.52% 30.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1904 1842 2212
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,422 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
MCSE
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -8 51 £46,000 +48.38% 2
Bedfordshire +23 48 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Essex -13 21 £35,750 -13.59% 1
Cambridgeshire -11 16 £34,500 +7.81% 4
Suffolk +6 3 £35,000 -7.89%
Norfolk - 1 £35,000 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 291 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 243 (83.51%) Windows
3 163 (56.01%) Microsoft
4 160 (54.98%) VMware
5 139 (47.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 137 (47.08%) Firewall
7 124 (42.61%) Active Directory
8 121 (41.58%) MS Exchange
9 117 (40.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 107 (36.77%) DNS
11 103 (35.40%) SAN
12 96 (32.99%) MCITP
13 95 (32.65%) MS Excel
14 94 (32.30%) Citrix
15 93 (31.96%) VPN
16 90 (30.93%) VMware Infrastructure
17 89 (30.58%) Cisco Certification
17 89 (30.58%) LAN
18 88 (30.24%) CCNA
19 86 (29.55%) Cisco
20 83 (28.52%) TCP/IP
21 81 (27.84%) Hyper-V
22 80 (27.49%) DHCP
23 77 (26.46%) WAN
24 75 (25.77%) ITIL
25 70 (24.05%) MCP
26 66 (22.68%) SQL
26 66 (22.68%) Windows 7
27 64 (21.99%) Exchange Server 2010
27 64 (21.99%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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
1 121 (41.58%) MS Exchange
2 64 (21.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (20.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 45 (15.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 42 (14.43%) SharePoint
6 38 (13.06%) Lotus Domino
7 36 (12.37%) IIS
7 36 (12.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 30 (10.31%) Lync
9 25 (8.59%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (5.15%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (3.09%) Office Communications Server
12 8 (2.75%) SAS
13 6 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (1.37%) JOnAS
15 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 95 (32.65%) MS Excel
2 60 (20.62%) MS Office
3 6 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.37%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (3.44%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.28%) Office 365
2 21 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 137 (47.08%) Firewall
2 107 (36.77%) DNS
3 103 (35.40%) SAN
4 93 (31.96%) VPN
5 89 (30.58%) LAN
6 83 (28.52%) TCP/IP
7 80 (27.49%) DHCP
8 77 (26.46%) WAN
9 37 (12.71%) Wi-Fi
10 24 (8.25%) Internet
11 18 (6.19%) Reverse Proxy
12 16 (5.50%) HTTP
13 14 (4.81%) HTTPS
13 14 (4.81%) SSL
14 13 (4.47%) Network Security
15 12 (4.12%) VLAN
16 11 (3.78%) MPLS
16 11 (3.78%) NAS
17 10 (3.44%) IP Telephony
17 10 (3.44%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (21.99%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.06%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.37%) RavenDB
6 4 (1.37%) Neo4j
7 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.03%) DTS
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.34%) MySQL
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Visual Studio
1 4 (1.37%) NUnit
1 4 (1.37%) TeamCity
1 4 (1.37%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.37%) MSTest
1 4 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 22 (7.56%) Finance
2 5 (1.72%) Legal
3 3 (1.03%) Retail
3 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.03%) Dutch Language
4 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.34%) Back Office
5 1 (0.34%) Electronics
5 1 (0.34%) Marketing
5 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.34%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (20.62%) Support Engineer
2 59 (20.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 44 (15.12%) Network Engineer
4 43 (14.78%) Analyst
5 41 (14.09%) Administrator
6 39 (13.40%) Network Support
7 33 (11.34%) PC Support
7 33 (11.34%) PC Engineer
8 32 (11.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 31 (10.65%) Support Analyst
10 27 (9.28%) Systems Administrator
11 25 (8.59%) 2nd Line Support
12 22 (7.56%) Consultant
13 21 (7.22%) Network Support Engineer
14 20 (6.87%) Systems Engineer
14 20 (6.87%) PC Support Engineer
15 19 (6.53%) Server Engineer
16 17 (5.84%) Network Analyst
17 16 (5.50%) Server Support
18 15 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.62%) Web Services
2 15 (5.15%) .NET
3 9 (3.09%) ADSI
4 5 (1.72%) HTML
4 5 (1.72%) CSS
5 4 (1.37%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.37%) Silverlight
5 4 (1.37%) RESTful
5 4 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (1.37%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (1.37%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.34%) CSS3
6 1 (0.34%) HTML5
6 1 (0.34%) LAMP
6 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.34%) XSLT
6 1 (0.34%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.78%) Blackberry
2 37 (12.71%) SecurID
3 21 (7.22%) Clustering
4 11 (3.78%) Statistics
4 11 (3.78%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.41%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.06%) PKI
7 5 (1.72%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.72%) Replication
7 5 (1.72%) EqualLogic
8 4 (1.37%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.37%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.03%) Firmware
9 3 (1.03%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.69%) Handset
11 1 (0.34%) CCTV
11 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.34%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 243 (83.51%) Windows
2 139 (47.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 117 (40.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 66 (22.68%) Windows 7
5 46 (15.81%) Linux
6 38 (13.06%) Android
6 38 (13.06%) Windows Phone 8
6 38 (13.06%) Windows Phone
7 37 (12.71%) VMS
8 32 (11.00%) Windows XP
9 27 (9.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (8.25%) UNIX
11 18 (6.19%) Windows Vista
12 14 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (3.09%) CentOS
14 5 (1.72%) HPUX
15 4 (1.37%) Solaris
15 4 (1.37%) AIX
15 4 (1.37%) Debian
15 4 (1.37%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (25.77%) ITIL
2 32 (11.00%) Migration
3 25 (8.59%) Performance Tuning
4 23 (7.90%) Service Delivery
5 18 (6.19%) Release Management
6 14 (4.81%) PRINCE2
7 13 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (4.12%) Project Management
8 12 (4.12%) Incident Management
8 12 (4.12%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (4.12%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (3.78%) Network Design
10 10 (3.44%) Database Security
11 8 (2.75%) ERP
12 7 (2.41%) Software Engineering
12 7 (2.41%) Software Deployment
12 7 (2.41%) Data Protection
12 7 (2.41%) Load Balancing
12 7 (2.41%) Information Assurance
13 6 (2.06%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 66 (22.68%) SQL
2 46 (15.81%) PowerShell
3 18 (6.19%) Shell Script
4 13 (4.47%) VB
5 10 (3.44%) VBScript
6 5 (1.72%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.37%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.37%) C#
8 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.34%) PHP
8 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 291 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (32.99%) MCITP
3 89 (30.58%) Cisco Certification
4 88 (30.24%) CCNA
5 70 (24.05%) MCP
6 59 (20.27%) MCSA
7 47 (16.15%) CCNP
8 36 (12.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 32 (11.00%) Degree
10 26 (8.93%) MCTS
11 18 (6.19%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (5.15%) VCAP
13 14 (4.81%) NCDA
14 13 (4.47%) NCIE
14 13 (4.47%) CCSP
14 13 (4.47%) Citrix Certification
14 13 (4.47%) CCIP
15 10 (3.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 6 (2.06%) CCA
16 6 (2.06%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.47%) SLA
2 2 (0.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.34%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 124 (42.61%) Active Directory
2 90 (30.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (27.84%) Hyper-V
4 58 (19.93%) vSphere
5 38 (13.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 37 (12.71%) XenApp
7 26 (8.93%) Microsoft App-V
8 21 (7.22%) XenDesktop
9 19 (6.53%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (6.19%) KVM
11 15 (5.15%) Terminal Services
12 14 (4.81%) VMware ESX
13 11 (3.78%) Forefront TMG
14 10 (3.44%) XenServer
15 8 (2.75%) UAG
15 8 (2.75%) ISA Server
16 7 (2.41%) NFS
17 6 (2.06%) MetaFrame
18 5 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 42 (14.43%) Backup Exec
2 40 (13.75%) McAfee ePO
3 32 (11.00%) SCCM
4 14 (4.81%) SCOM
5 7 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.72%) MOM
6 5 (1.72%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 4 (1.37%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.69%) WSUS
8 2 (0.69%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.34%) Opsview
9 1 (0.34%) Cacti
9 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.34%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 163 (56.01%) Microsoft
2 160 (54.98%) VMware
3 94 (32.30%) Citrix
4 86 (29.55%) Cisco
5 51 (17.53%) Symantec
6 41 (14.09%) McAfee
7 38 (13.06%) Lotus
8 37 (12.71%) Clearswift
8 37 (12.71%) HP
9 24 (8.25%) Dell
10 19 (6.53%) NetApp
11 17 (5.84%) Oracle
11 17 (5.84%) IBM
12 14 (4.81%) EMC
13 10 (3.44%) CheckPoint
13 10 (3.44%) F5
14 9 (3.09%) WatchGuard
14 9 (3.09%) Juniper
15 7 (2.41%) CA
16 6 (2.06%) Sophos
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DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £75000 per annum - plus benefits + Share options
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 25 days ago