The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Essex region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 72 62 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 21 31 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.75% 2.80% 2.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.55% 9.06% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 17
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +34.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £32,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
278 342 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 23.15% 30.87% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 211 274 257
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSE
East of England

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 25 July 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 25 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
Saffron Walden - 6 £40,000 -
Harlow - 5 £42,500 -
Basildon +9 3 £21,500 -54.73%
Colchester - 3 £25,750 -
Chelmsford -8 1 - -
Epping - 1 - -
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 48 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (93.75%) Windows
3 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
3 31 (64.58%) MCITP
4 30 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (47.92%) Active Directory
5 23 (47.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (41.67%) Windows 7
7 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (35.42%) VMware
9 16 (33.33%) Firewall
9 16 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 16 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 15 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (31.25%) PowerShell
10 15 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (29.17%) MCP
12 13 (27.08%) ITIL
12 13 (27.08%) Citrix
12 13 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2003
13 12 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
14 11 (22.92%) MCSA
14 11 (22.92%) Service Delivery
15 10 (20.83%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (20.83%) VBScript
15 10 (20.83%) Office 365
16 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
16 9 (18.75%) MS Office
16 9 (18.75%) ADSI

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 15 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Office
2 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.50%) ADSL
4 5 (10.42%) VDSL
4 5 (10.42%) DNS
5 2 (4.17%) SAN
5 2 (4.17%) VPN
5 2 (4.17%) LDAP
6 1 (2.08%) POP3
6 1 (2.08%) SMTP
6 1 (2.08%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (20.83%) Administrator
2 10 (20.83%) Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Administrator
5 6 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) IT Support
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Linux Server Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) Server Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) ADSI
2 1 (2.08%) LAMP
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.42%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 45 (93.75%) Windows
2 30 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (47.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.42%) CentOS
7 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.33%) UNIX
7 4 (8.33%) Debian
7 4 (8.33%) Fedora
7 4 (8.33%) AIX
7 4 (8.33%) HPUX
7 4 (8.33%) Solaris
7 4 (8.33%) Linux
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) Service Delivery
3 7 (14.58%) Migration
3 7 (14.58%) Information Assurance
4 5 (10.42%) Project Management
5 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.17%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.17%) Identity Management
5 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.08%) ERP
6 1 (2.08%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.08%) Data Management
6 1 (2.08%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Management
6 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.08%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.08%) Time Management
6 1 (2.08%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 10 (20.83%) VBScript
3 7 (14.58%) VB
4 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (64.58%) MCITP
3 14 (29.17%) MCP
4 12 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
5 11 (22.92%) MCSA
6 7 (14.58%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (10.42%) CCA
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (8.33%) RHCE
9 3 (6.25%) CCEA
9 3 (6.25%) Degree
10 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
10 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
10 2 (4.17%) VCP5
10 2 (4.17%) CCNA
10 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (2.08%) PMP
11 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
11 1 (2.08%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (47.92%) Active Directory
2 16 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 15 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (20.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (14.58%) XenDesktop
6 5 (10.42%) XenServer
7 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
8 3 (6.25%) XenApp
9 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.08%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
2 17 (35.42%) VMware
3 13 (27.08%) Citrix
4 7 (14.58%) Cisco
5 5 (10.42%) Sophos
5 5 (10.42%) Draytek
5 5 (10.42%) AVG
6 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.17%) Juniper
7 2 (4.17%) Pegasus
7 2 (4.17%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (4.17%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.08%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.08%) GFI Software
8 1 (2.08%) Symantec
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle
8 1 (2.08%) HP