The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 78 72 80
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 20 35 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.00% 2.66% 1.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.26% 9.89% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 26
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £61,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
MCSE
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
216 354 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.58% 26.90% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 163 274 252
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £63,998
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MCSE
Salary Trend in Essex

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Essex

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Essex

MCSE
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(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
Basildon - 6 £29,000 -
Harlow - 5 £52,500 -
Witham - 4 £25,000 -
Billericay - 1 £37,500 -
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 43 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
2 28 (65.12%) Windows
3 24 (55.81%) MCSA
3 24 (55.81%) Active Directory
4 22 (51.16%) VMware
5 19 (44.19%) MS Office
5 19 (44.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (39.53%) Windows Server
7 16 (37.21%) ITIL
7 16 (37.21%) MS Excel
8 15 (34.88%) MS Exchange
9 14 (32.56%) CCNA
9 14 (32.56%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (32.56%) Degree
10 13 (30.23%) Unix
11 12 (27.91%) TOGAF
11 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (25.58%) Veeam
12 11 (25.58%) Symantec
13 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (23.26%) Hyper-V
14 9 (20.93%) Wireshark
14 9 (20.93%) Network Security
14 9 (20.93%) SolarWinds
14 9 (20.93%) ArcSight
14 9 (20.93%) QRadar
14 9 (20.93%) Security Operations
14 9 (20.93%) SANS

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 15 (34.88%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (44.19%) MS Office
2 16 (37.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) IaaS
3 1 (2.33%) PaaS
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) Network Security
1 9 (20.93%) SAN
1 9 (20.93%) Wireshark
2 6 (13.95%) Firewall
2 6 (13.95%) iSCSI
2 6 (13.95%) NAS
3 3 (6.98%) DHCP
3 3 (6.98%) DNS
3 3 (6.98%) LAN
3 3 (6.98%) WAN
4 2 (4.65%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.65%) VLAN
4 2 (4.65%) VPN
5 1 (2.33%) FTP
5 1 (2.33%) IMAP
5 1 (2.33%) POP3
5 1 (2.33%) VoIP
5 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Publishing
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Analyst
2 14 (32.56%) Support Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Operations Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Security Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Security Operations Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Support
5 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Senior Security Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) 1st Line Technical Support
7 4 (9.30%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) First Line Help Desk Support
7 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Classic ASP
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.95%) Fat Client
2 6 (13.95%) Thin Client
3 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.30%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.65%) PKI
5 1 (2.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 28 (65.12%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Windows Server
3 13 (30.23%) Unix
4 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (20.93%) Linux
7 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.33%) Android
9 1 (2.33%) Debian
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) ITIL
2 12 (27.91%) TOGAF
3 9 (20.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (20.93%) Information Security
3 9 (20.93%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (20.93%) Security Operations
3 9 (20.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (18.60%) Risk Management
5 7 (16.28%) Logistics
6 6 (13.95%) BCP
6 6 (13.95%) Security Architecture
6 6 (13.95%) SIEM
6 6 (13.95%) Workflow
7 5 (11.63%) Asset Management
7 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity
7 5 (11.63%) Presales
7 5 (11.63%) Software Asset Management
7 5 (11.63%) Software Delivery
8 3 (6.98%) Application Packaging
8 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) C
1 8 (18.60%) Python
1 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
2 6 (13.95%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (55.81%) MCSA
3 14 (32.56%) CCNA
3 14 (32.56%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (32.56%) Degree
4 9 (20.93%) CEH
4 9 (20.93%) CISM
4 9 (20.93%) CISSP
4 9 (20.93%) SANS
4 9 (20.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (18.60%) CCNP
5 8 (18.60%) MCP
6 6 (13.95%) CompTIA Security+
6 6 (13.95%) Security+ Certification
7 5 (11.63%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (11.63%) MCITP
8 4 (9.30%) HND
9 3 (6.98%) RHCE
10 2 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) ISO27002
2 7 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (16.28%) SLA
3 2 (4.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 24 (55.81%) Active Directory
2 19 (44.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 10 (23.26%) Hyper-V
5 7 (16.28%) vSphere
6 3 (6.98%) XenApp
7 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Nessus
1 9 (20.93%) QRadar
1 9 (20.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (13.95%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.65%) Nexpose
4 1 (2.33%) Nagios
4 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.33%) SmoothWall
4 1 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
2 22 (51.16%) VMware
3 11 (25.58%) Symantec
3 11 (25.58%) Veeam
4 9 (20.93%) ArcSight
4 9 (20.93%) Red Hat
4 9 (20.93%) SolarWinds
5 8 (18.60%) Citrix
5 8 (18.60%) HP
6 7 (16.28%) Cisco
7 6 (13.95%) IBM
7 6 (13.95%) Splunk
8 5 (11.63%) Progress
9 4 (9.30%) Juniper
9 4 (9.30%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.33%) Acronis
10 1 (2.33%) Draytek
10 1 (2.33%) NETGEAR
10 1 (2.33%) Trend Micro
10 1 (2.33%) ZyXEL