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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 67 58 74
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 20 34 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.82% 3.08% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.12% 10.46% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 9
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +34.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,193 £28,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,100 £32,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,995 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-9.74% +13.87%
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
281 325 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 25.64% 29.47% 24.30%
Number of salaries quoted 205 255 208
Average salary £49,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.29% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
Saffron Walden - 5 £40,000 -
Brentwood +2 4 - -
Basildon +3 2 - -
Colchester -4 2 £33,000 +13.79%
Harlow +7 1 £42,000 -16.00%
Chelmsford -2 1 £19,366 -49.03%
Southend-on-Sea -8 1 £37,500 -14.77%
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 38 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (89.47%) Windows
3 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
4 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 19 (50.00%) ITIL
6 17 (44.74%) VMware
6 17 (44.74%) Windows 7
7 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (39.47%) Citrix
8 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
8 14 (36.84%) MCITP
8 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (31.58%) PowerShell
10 12 (31.58%) Firewall
10 12 (31.58%) Hyper-V
11 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (26.32%) Service Delivery
12 10 (26.32%) Citrix Certification
12 10 (26.32%) MCP
13 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
13 9 (23.68%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (23.68%) SCCM
14 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (21.05%) Migration
14 8 (21.05%) Cisco
14 8 (21.05%) XenDesktop
15 7 (18.42%) MS Excel

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 13 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.63%) IIS
7 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.89%) VPN
2 3 (7.89%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) SAN
3 2 (5.26%) LDAP
3 2 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.63%) VLAN
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.63%) Network Security
4 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.63%) Junos
4 1 (2.63%) ADSL
4 1 (2.63%) Broadband
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
4 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (13.16%) Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) IT Support
4 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 4 (10.53%) Support Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Windows Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) ADSI
2 1 (2.63%) LAMP
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (89.47%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (44.74%) Windows 7
4 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.63%) Android
9 1 (2.63%) CentOS
9 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (26.32%) Service Delivery
3 8 (21.05%) Migration
4 6 (15.79%) Information Assurance
5 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) Change Management
7 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.26%) Identity Management
8 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.63%) Business Analytics
9 1 (2.63%) Analytics
9 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (2.63%) ERP
9 1 (2.63%) PRINCE
9 1 (2.63%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.79%) VBScript
2 6 (15.79%) VB
3 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (36.84%) MCITP
3 10 (26.32%) MCP
3 10 (26.32%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (15.79%) MCSA
4 6 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (10.53%) MCTS
6 4 (10.53%) Degree
6 4 (10.53%) MCSM
7 3 (7.89%) CCNA
8 2 (5.26%) CCA
8 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
8 2 (5.26%) VCP5
9 1 (2.63%) CCNP
9 1 (2.63%) PMP
9 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.63%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (31.58%) Hyper-V
4 9 (23.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (21.05%) XenDesktop
6 7 (18.42%) VMware ESX
7 4 (10.53%) XenServer
8 1 (2.63%) vSphere
8 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Intune
2 1 (2.63%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.63%) SCSM
2 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 17 (44.74%) VMware
3 15 (39.47%) Citrix
4 8 (21.05%) Cisco
5 3 (7.89%) Juniper
6 2 (5.26%) Pegasus
6 2 (5.26%) Symantec
7 1 (2.63%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.63%) NETGEAR
7 1 (2.63%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.63%) GFI Software
7 1 (2.63%) Siemens
7 1 (2.63%) Avaya
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle
7 1 (2.63%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) Dell