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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 60 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 37 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.95% 2.08% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.22% 8.58% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 30 24 10
Average salary £31,000 £25,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% -49.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.10%
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
362 303 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 28.84% 24.26% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 286 224 156
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 2015. 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
Brentwood -4 7 £30,000 +11.11%
Leigh-on-Sea - 4 £26,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 4 - -
Dunmow - 3 £20,000 -
Harwich - 3 - -
Rayleigh - 2 £60,000 -
Hockley - 1 £18,500 -
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 65 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (81.54%) Windows
3 48 (73.85%) Active Directory
4 46 (70.77%) Citrix
5 35 (53.85%) VMware
6 34 (52.31%) Microsoft
7 31 (47.69%) SQL
7 31 (47.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (41.54%) ITIL
9 26 (40.00%) DNS
10 25 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (36.92%) Cisco
12 23 (35.38%) SQL Server
12 23 (35.38%) MS Exchange
12 23 (35.38%) Finance
13 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (30.77%) Linux
14 20 (30.77%) Firewall
15 19 (29.23%) Project Management
16 18 (27.69%) SAN
16 18 (27.69%) Management Information System
16 18 (27.69%) Degree
16 18 (27.69%) Windows 7
16 18 (27.69%) Office 365
17 17 (26.15%) Hyper-V
18 16 (24.62%) MCITP
19 15 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
20 14 (21.54%) MCSA
21 13 (20.00%) Migration
21 13 (20.00%) Clustering

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 23 (35.38%) MS Exchange
2 15 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (18.46%) SharePoint
3 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (6.15%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (6.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (4.62%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Office
2 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.15%) Mingle
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.69%) Office 365
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (40.00%) DNS
2 20 (30.77%) Firewall
3 18 (27.69%) SAN
4 12 (18.46%) DHCP
5 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
6 8 (12.31%) VoIP
6 8 (12.31%) WAN
6 8 (12.31%) VLAN
7 7 (10.77%) VPN
8 5 (7.69%) Internet
8 5 (7.69%) SNMP
8 5 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (6.15%) Broadband
9 4 (6.15%) Junos
10 3 (4.62%) Network Security
10 3 (4.62%) Wireless
11 1 (1.54%) IPsec
11 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) MySQL
3 4 (6.15%) RavenDB
3 4 (6.15%) Neo4j
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
1 4 (6.15%) NUnit
1 4 (6.15%) TeamCity
1 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.15%) MSTest
1 4 (6.15%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 23 (35.38%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Law
3 5 (7.69%) Games
4 4 (6.15%) Advertising
5 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.54%) Back Office
6 1 (1.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (15.38%) Consultant
1 10 (15.38%) Head of IT
2 9 (13.85%) Wintel Consultant
3 6 (9.23%) Server Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Technical Support
5 4 (6.15%) Support Technician
5 4 (6.15%) Programmer
5 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 4 (6.15%) .NET Programmer
5 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) Web Services
2 4 (6.15%) Silverlight
2 4 (6.15%) RESTful
2 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (6.15%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (6.15%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (6.15%) HTML
2 4 (6.15%) .NET
2 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.15%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) Management Information System
2 13 (20.00%) Clustering
3 6 (9.23%) Statistics
3 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.15%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 53 (81.54%) Windows
2 25 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (30.77%) Linux
5 18 (27.69%) Windows 7
6 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (15.38%) Windows 8
8 9 (13.85%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (9.23%) Solaris
10 5 (7.69%) Windows XP
10 5 (7.69%) Mac OS X
10 5 (7.69%) Ubuntu
10 5 (7.69%) CentOS
11 4 (6.15%) Debian
12 2 (3.08%) UNIX
13 1 (1.54%) AIX
13 1 (1.54%) HPUX
13 1 (1.54%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) ITIL
2 19 (29.23%) Project Management
3 13 (20.00%) Migration
4 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 10 (15.38%) CRM
4 10 (15.38%) Strategic Management
4 10 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 9 (13.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (12.31%) Change Management
7 6 (9.23%) PRINCE2
7 6 (9.23%) Web Development
8 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (7.69%) BCP
8 5 (7.69%) Business Continuity
8 5 (7.69%) Asset Management
9 4 (6.15%) TDD
9 4 (6.15%) MVC
9 4 (6.15%) OOP
9 4 (6.15%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (47.69%) SQL
2 13 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.69%) VBScript
3 5 (7.69%) VB
4 4 (6.15%) C#
Qualifications
1 65 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (27.69%) Degree
3 16 (24.62%) MCITP
4 14 (21.54%) MCSA
5 11 (16.92%) MCP
6 8 (12.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (6.15%) MCSD
8 4 (6.15%) CCNP
8 4 (6.15%) CCNA
8 4 (6.15%) MCTS
8 4 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.08%) A+ Certification
9 2 (3.08%) CCENT
9 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.54%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (73.85%) Active Directory
2 31 (47.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (26.15%) Hyper-V
4 12 (18.46%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (10.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (9.23%) XenDesktop
7 5 (7.69%) XenApp
7 5 (7.69%) VMware ESX
8 3 (4.62%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) Backup Exec
2 6 (9.23%) SCCM
3 5 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (7.69%) Nagios
4 4 (6.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (1.54%) SCOM
5 1 (1.54%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Intune
5 1 (1.54%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.54%) SCSM
Vendors
1 46 (70.77%) Citrix
2 35 (53.85%) VMware
3 34 (52.31%) Microsoft
4 24 (36.92%) Cisco
5 12 (18.46%) Symantec
6 9 (13.85%) HP
7 7 (10.77%) NETGEAR
8 6 (9.23%) Red Hat
9 5 (7.69%) Sophos
9 5 (7.69%) WatchGuard
9 5 (7.69%) Sun
9 5 (7.69%) NetApp
10 4 (6.15%) Avaya
10 4 (6.15%) Juniper
10 4 (6.15%) Dell
11 2 (3.08%) Novell
12 1 (1.54%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.54%) EPiServer
12 1 (1.54%) Barracuda Networks