The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 105 113 94
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 44 41 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.96% 1.61% 2.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.44% 5.11% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26 33 55
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,600 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
683 802 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.41% 31.41% 30.91%
Number of salaries quoted 533 654 595
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Watford -10 9 £67,500 +35.00%
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £40,000 -
Stevenage - 4 £42,500 -
Borehamwood +1 2 £32,500 -
St Albans - 2 £39,000 -
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 83 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (96.39%) Windows
3 68 (81.93%) VMware
4 60 (72.29%) Active Directory
5 49 (59.04%) MCSA
6 46 (55.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (55.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (51.81%) MCITP
8 42 (50.60%) Microsoft
9 35 (42.17%) SCCM
10 34 (40.96%) SharePoint
10 34 (40.96%) SQL Server
11 32 (38.55%) PowerShell
12 27 (32.53%) MS Excel
12 27 (32.53%) Citrix
13 21 (25.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 20 (24.10%) SLA
14 20 (24.10%) VMware ESXi
15 19 (22.89%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (20.48%) Cisco
17 16 (19.28%) SQL Server 2008
17 16 (19.28%) SCOM
17 16 (19.28%) SQL Server 2012
18 15 (18.07%) Data Centre
18 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2003
19 14 (16.87%) SAN
20 13 (15.66%) ITIL
20 13 (15.66%) MCP
20 13 (15.66%) VMware ESX
20 13 (15.66%) Office 365

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 34 (40.96%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.25%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.82%) Lync
5 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (32.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.02%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.66%) Office 365
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.87%) SAN
2 12 (14.46%) LAN
2 12 (14.46%) WAN
2 12 (14.46%) DNS
2 12 (14.46%) DHCP
3 11 (13.25%) TCP/IP
4 8 (9.64%) Firewall
5 5 (6.02%) iSCSI
5 5 (6.02%) Internet
5 5 (6.02%) VoIP
6 4 (4.82%) NAS
7 3 (3.61%) VPN
7 3 (3.61%) PBX
8 2 (2.41%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.41%) SSL
8 2 (2.41%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.41%) VLAN
9 1 (1.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.96%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (19.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.20%) RavenDB
3 1 (1.20%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MSTest
1 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.20%) NUnit
1 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (13.25%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Legal
2 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Electronics
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (30.12%) Analyst
2 18 (21.69%) Support Analyst
3 12 (14.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (13.25%) Technical Analyst
5 10 (12.05%) Server Support
5 10 (12.05%) Server Support Analyst
5 10 (12.05%) Server Analyst
6 9 (10.84%) Administrator
7 6 (7.23%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.23%) Technical Support
7 6 (7.23%) IT Support
7 6 (7.23%) Windows Server Specialist
7 6 (7.23%) Server Specialist
8 5 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (6.02%) Project Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Technical Support Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Senior IT Support
10 3 (3.61%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) .NET
2 2 (2.41%) Web Services
3 1 (1.20%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.20%) RESTful
3 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.20%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.20%) HTML
3 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.20%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.82%) Replication
3 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.61%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.61%) Clustering
4 2 (2.41%) DTV
4 2 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 80 (96.39%) Windows
2 46 (55.42%) Windows Server 2008
2 46 (55.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (10.84%) Android
5 7 (8.43%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.82%) Mac OS X
6 4 (4.82%) Mac OS
6 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.41%) Linux
8 1 (1.20%) CentOS
8 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.66%) ITIL
2 12 (14.46%) Migration
3 8 (9.64%) Project Planning
4 6 (7.23%) Performance Improvement
5 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.02%) Validation
6 4 (4.82%) Resource Management
7 3 (3.61%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.41%) ERP
8 2 (2.41%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.41%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.41%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.41%) Identity Management
8 2 (2.41%) Server Hardening
8 2 (2.41%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.41%) High Availability
8 2 (2.41%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (2.41%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.55%) PowerShell
2 12 (14.46%) SQL
3 2 (2.41%) Java
3 2 (2.41%) VBA
3 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.20%) VBScript
4 1 (1.20%) VB
4 1 (1.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 83 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (59.04%) MCSA
3 43 (51.81%) MCITP
4 21 (25.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (15.66%) MCP
6 11 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (12.05%) CCNA
8 7 (8.43%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (7.23%) CCA
10 5 (6.02%) Degree
11 4 (4.82%) MCDST
12 3 (3.61%) CCNP
13 2 (2.41%) CCIE
13 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (2.41%) CCIA
13 2 (2.41%) MCTS
14 1 (1.20%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (1.20%) CCEA
14 1 (1.20%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.10%) SLA
2 5 (6.02%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 5 (6.02%) GMP
3 2 (2.41%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 60 (72.29%) Active Directory
2 20 (24.10%) VMware ESXi
3 19 (22.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (15.66%) VMware ESX
5 10 (12.05%) vSphere
6 9 (10.84%) Hyper-V
7 5 (6.02%) XenApp
8 4 (4.82%) Terminal Services
9 3 (3.61%) XenDesktop
9 3 (3.61%) Firmware
10 2 (2.41%) Xen
11 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 35 (42.17%) SCCM
2 16 (19.28%) SCOM
3 1 (1.20%) WSUS
3 1 (1.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 68 (81.93%) VMware
2 42 (50.60%) Microsoft
3 27 (32.53%) Citrix
4 17 (20.48%) Cisco
5 11 (13.25%) HP
6 7 (8.43%) Fujitsu
6 7 (8.43%) Dell
7 4 (4.82%) SAP
7 4 (4.82%) Apple
7 4 (4.82%) MobileIron
7 4 (4.82%) LANDesk
8 3 (3.61%) SonicWALL
8 3 (3.61%) NetApp
9 2 (2.41%) Veritas
9 2 (2.41%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.20%) Polycom
10 1 (1.20%) Sonus
10 1 (1.20%) Acme Packet
10 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.20%) Mitel