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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 69 80 65
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 35 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.65% 1.97% 2.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.97% 8.09% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 21
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,834
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.97%
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
351 346 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 26.61% 24.31% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 275 257 211
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,998 £55,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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
Southend-on-Sea - 8 - -
Brentwood -7 7 £30,000 -32.96%
Dunmow - 3 £20,000 -
Leigh-on-Sea - 2 £28,250 -
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 24 April 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 60 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (80.00%) Windows
3 45 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 42 (70.00%) Citrix
5 37 (61.67%) VMware
6 35 (58.33%) SQL
7 33 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (45.00%) Cisco
9 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
9 26 (43.33%) MS Exchange
9 26 (43.33%) Finance
10 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
10 25 (41.67%) DNS
11 24 (40.00%) ITIL
12 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (38.33%) Firewall
13 22 (36.67%) Degree
13 22 (36.67%) Project Management
13 22 (36.67%) Office 365
14 20 (33.33%) Hyper-V
14 20 (33.33%) Linux
15 19 (31.67%) Management Information System
16 18 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 17 (28.33%) SAN
18 16 (26.67%) SharePoint
18 16 (26.67%) Backup Exec
19 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
20 14 (23.33%) Strategic Management
20 14 (23.33%) MCSA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 26 (43.33%) MS Exchange
2 18 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (26.67%) SharePoint
4 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2000
7 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (5.00%) IIS
8 3 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Office
2 4 (6.67%) Mingle
3 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (36.67%) Office 365
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (41.67%) DNS
2 23 (38.33%) Firewall
3 17 (28.33%) SAN
4 12 (20.00%) WAN
4 12 (20.00%) DHCP
5 8 (13.33%) VoIP
5 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 7 (11.67%) VLAN
7 6 (10.00%) VPN
8 5 (8.33%) Internet
8 5 (8.33%) SNMP
9 3 (5.00%) Broadband
9 3 (5.00%) Network Security
9 3 (5.00%) Junos
9 3 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (5.00%) Wireless
10 1 (1.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) MySQL
3 4 (6.67%) RavenDB
3 4 (6.67%) Neo4j
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 4 (6.67%) NUnit
1 4 (6.67%) TeamCity
1 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.67%) MSTest
1 4 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 26 (43.33%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Law
3 5 (8.33%) Games
4 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Local Government
5 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Head of IT
2 8 (13.33%) Consultant
2 8 (13.33%) Wintel Consultant
3 6 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 4 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
4 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Developer
4 4 (6.67%) Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Support Technician
4 4 (6.67%) Programmer
4 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 3 (5.00%) Technical Support
5 3 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) Web Services
2 4 (6.67%) Silverlight
2 4 (6.67%) RESTful
2 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (6.67%) HTML
2 4 (6.67%) .NET
2 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Management Information System
2 11 (18.33%) Clustering
3 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (13.33%) BYOD
5 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (10.00%) Statistics
6 3 (5.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (5.00%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 48 (80.00%) Windows
2 27 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (33.33%) Linux
5 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 8 (13.33%) Windows 8
7 8 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (10.00%) Solaris
9 5 (8.33%) CentOS
9 5 (8.33%) Mac OS X
9 5 (8.33%) Ubuntu
10 4 (6.67%) Windows XP
10 4 (6.67%) Debian
11 2 (3.33%) UNIX
12 1 (1.67%) AIX
12 1 (1.67%) HPUX
12 1 (1.67%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) ITIL
2 22 (36.67%) Project Management
3 14 (23.33%) CRM
3 14 (23.33%) Strategic Management
3 14 (23.33%) Waterfall
4 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 8 (13.33%) Change Management
5 8 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (13.33%) High Availability
6 6 (10.00%) Migration
6 6 (10.00%) Web Development
7 5 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 5 (8.33%) BCP
7 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 4 (6.67%) BDD
8 4 (6.67%) CQRS
8 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 60 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (36.67%) Degree
3 14 (23.33%) MCSA
4 10 (16.67%) MCP
4 10 (16.67%) MCITP
5 7 (11.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (6.67%) MCTS
6 4 (6.67%) MCSD
6 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.00%) CCNP
7 3 (5.00%) CCNA
8 2 (3.33%) A+ Certification
8 2 (3.33%) CCENT
9 1 (1.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 33 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 11 (18.33%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (8.33%) VMware ESX
6 4 (6.67%) XenApp
7 3 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (26.67%) Backup Exec
2 5 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (8.33%) Nagios
3 4 (6.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 42 (70.00%) Citrix
2 37 (61.67%) VMware
3 27 (45.00%) Cisco
4 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (18.33%) Symantec
6 8 (13.33%) HP
6 8 (13.33%) Avaya
7 6 (10.00%) NETGEAR
7 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (8.33%) Sophos
8 5 (8.33%) WatchGuard
8 5 (8.33%) NetApp
8 5 (8.33%) Sun
9 3 (5.00%) Dell
9 3 (5.00%) Juniper
10 2 (3.33%) Novell
11 1 (1.67%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.67%) EPiServer
11 1 (1.67%) Barracuda Networks