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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 149 149 145
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 110 101 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.45% 1.42% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 4.95% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 96 83 137
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +17.12%
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
2309 2040 2779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.50% 28.67% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1794 1689 2348
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 1 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 1 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
(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 +5 41 £40,000 +29.03% 4
Essex -2 27 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Bedfordshire -6 25 £33,000 -17.50%
Cambridgeshire -11 21 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Suffolk 0 3 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Norfolk +12 1 £37,500 +66.66% 1
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 244 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 210 (86.07%) Windows
3 151 (61.89%) VMware
4 140 (57.38%) Microsoft
5 128 (52.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 115 (47.13%) Active Directory
7 92 (37.70%) MS Exchange
7 92 (37.70%) VMware Infrastructure
8 90 (36.89%) MS Excel
9 89 (36.48%) MCITP
10 87 (35.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 85 (34.84%) Firewall
12 79 (32.38%) Citrix
13 75 (30.74%) ITIL
14 70 (28.69%) DNS
15 69 (28.28%) SAN
16 66 (27.05%) Hyper-V
17 60 (24.59%) Windows 7
18 59 (24.18%) MCSA
19 58 (23.77%) Cisco
20 56 (22.95%) LAN
20 56 (22.95%) Exchange Server 2010
21 55 (22.54%) SQL Server
22 54 (22.13%) SQL
22 54 (22.13%) Cisco Certification
22 54 (22.13%) VPN
23 52 (21.31%) CCNA
24 51 (20.90%) MCP
24 51 (20.90%) WAN
24 51 (20.90%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 92 (37.70%) MS Exchange
2 56 (22.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (20.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 39 (15.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 34 (13.93%) Lync
6 33 (13.52%) Lotus Domino
7 31 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 27 (11.07%) IIS
8 27 (11.07%) SharePoint
8 27 (11.07%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (1.23%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 90 (36.89%) MS Excel
2 44 (18.03%) MS Office
3 7 (2.87%) Mingle
4 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.10%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.43%) Office 365
2 18 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.82%) IaaS
4 2 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (34.84%) Firewall
2 70 (28.69%) DNS
3 69 (28.28%) SAN
4 56 (22.95%) LAN
5 54 (22.13%) VPN
6 51 (20.90%) WAN
6 51 (20.90%) TCP/IP
7 50 (20.49%) DHCP
8 31 (12.70%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (6.56%) VLAN
10 13 (5.33%) HTTP
11 12 (4.92%) VoIP
12 11 (4.51%) MPLS
13 10 (4.10%) BIG-IP
13 10 (4.10%) HTTPS
14 9 (3.69%) Network Security
15 8 (3.28%) Internet
15 8 (3.28%) SSL
16 7 (2.87%) PBX
16 7 (2.87%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.87%) RavenDB
3 7 (2.87%) Neo4j
4 6 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.41%) MySQL
8 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (2.87%) Visual Studio
1 7 (2.87%) NUnit
1 7 (2.87%) Git (software)
1 7 (2.87%) TeamCity
1 7 (2.87%) MSTest
1 7 (2.87%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 23 (9.43%) Finance
2 5 (2.05%) Legal
3 4 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.82%) Electronics
5 1 (0.41%) Back Office
5 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.41%) Banking
5 1 (0.41%) Retail
5 1 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 46 (18.85%) Support Engineer
2 41 (16.80%) 3rd Line Support
3 35 (14.34%) Analyst
4 32 (13.11%) Network Support
5 31 (12.70%) Network Engineer
6 30 (12.30%) Administrator
7 28 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (10.66%) Consultant
9 24 (9.84%) Support Analyst
10 20 (8.20%) PC Engineer
10 20 (8.20%) PC Support
11 16 (6.56%) Network Analyst
12 15 (6.15%) Network Support Analyst
13 13 (5.33%) Network Support Engineer
14 12 (4.92%) Team Leader
14 12 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support
14 12 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
15 11 (4.51%) PC Support Engineer
15 11 (4.51%) Server Engineer
15 11 (4.51%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.33%) .NET
2 12 (4.92%) Web Services
3 7 (2.87%) HTML
3 7 (2.87%) ASP.NET
3 7 (2.87%) CSS
3 7 (2.87%) RESTful
3 7 (2.87%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (2.87%) Silverlight
3 7 (2.87%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (2.46%) X-Windows
5 4 (1.64%) ADSI
6 1 (0.41%) EDI
6 1 (0.41%) LAMP
6 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.98%) Blackberry
2 30 (12.30%) SecurID
3 17 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.92%) Clustering
5 11 (4.51%) Statistics
6 10 (4.10%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.46%) Replication
8 5 (2.05%) EqualLogic
8 5 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.05%) PKI
9 2 (0.82%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.41%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 210 (86.07%) Windows
2 128 (52.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (35.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 60 (24.59%) Windows 7
5 38 (15.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (14.34%) Android
7 33 (13.52%) Windows Phone 8
7 33 (13.52%) Windows Phone
8 31 (12.70%) Windows XP
9 30 (12.30%) VMS
10 29 (11.89%) Linux
11 14 (5.74%) UNIX
12 12 (4.92%) Windows Vista
13 10 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (3.69%) CentOS
15 4 (1.64%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.82%) AIX
17 1 (0.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (30.74%) ITIL
2 30 (12.30%) Migration
3 26 (10.66%) Service Delivery
4 22 (9.02%) PRINCE2
5 19 (7.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 17 (6.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (6.97%) Project Management
7 16 (6.56%) Incident Management
8 13 (5.33%) ERP
8 13 (5.33%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (4.51%) Change Control
11 10 (4.10%) Information Assurance
11 10 (4.10%) Software Engineering
12 8 (3.28%) Identity Management
13 7 (2.87%) OOP
13 7 (2.87%) MVC
13 7 (2.87%) TDD
13 7 (2.87%) BDD
13 7 (2.87%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (22.13%) SQL
2 39 (15.98%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.51%) VBScript
3 11 (4.51%) VB
4 7 (2.87%) C#
4 7 (2.87%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.05%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.64%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.41%) PHP
7 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.41%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 244 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (36.48%) MCITP
3 59 (24.18%) MCSA
4 54 (22.13%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (21.31%) CCNA
6 51 (20.90%) MCP
7 43 (17.62%) MCTS
8 32 (13.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 28 (11.48%) CCNP
10 21 (8.61%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (7.79%) Citrix Certification
12 16 (6.56%) Degree
13 11 (4.51%) VCAP
14 10 (4.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 9 (3.69%) NCDA
15 9 (3.69%) NCIE
16 8 (3.28%) SC Cleared
16 8 (3.28%) Security Cleared
16 8 (3.28%) MCSD
17 7 (2.87%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 115 (47.13%) Active Directory
2 92 (37.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (27.05%) Hyper-V
4 43 (17.62%) vSphere
5 33 (13.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 25 (10.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 25 (10.25%) XenApp
7 21 (8.61%) XenDesktop
8 18 (7.38%) VMware ESX
9 10 (4.10%) XenServer
10 7 (2.87%) Terminal Services
11 6 (2.46%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (2.46%) NFS
12 5 (2.05%) ISA Server
12 5 (2.05%) UAG
12 5 (2.05%) KVM
13 3 (1.23%) Firmware
14 1 (0.41%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 36 (14.75%) Backup Exec
2 30 (12.30%) McAfee ePO
3 27 (11.07%) SCCM
4 7 (2.87%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 6 (2.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (2.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (2.05%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.05%) SCOM
7 4 (1.64%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.64%) MOM
8 2 (0.82%) Windows Intune
8 2 (0.82%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.82%) SCSM
8 2 (0.82%) WSUS
8 2 (0.82%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.82%) MIIS
9 1 (0.41%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.41%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 151 (61.89%) VMware
2 140 (57.38%) Microsoft
3 79 (32.38%) Citrix
4 58 (23.77%) Cisco
5 45 (18.44%) Symantec
6 33 (13.52%) McAfee
6 33 (13.52%) Lotus
7 30 (12.30%) Clearswift
8 20 (8.20%) HP
9 15 (6.15%) Dell
10 14 (5.74%) CheckPoint
11 12 (4.92%) IBM
11 12 (4.92%) NetApp
12 11 (4.51%) Oracle
13 10 (4.10%) Veeam
13 10 (4.10%) F5
14 7 (2.87%) EMC
15 6 (2.46%) SolarWinds
16 5 (2.05%) PlateSpin
17 4 (1.64%) Remedy
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