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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 102 109 126
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 46 21 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.95% 1.05% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.79% 3.64% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 42 19 31
Average salary £48,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.45% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +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 Hertfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
795 577 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.70% 28.72% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 656 450 653
Average salary £50,000 £42,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.34% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 August 2014.

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 August 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
Watford +4 22 £50,000 +39.86% 2
Potters Bar - 8 £32,500 -
Hitchin - 8 £60,000 -
Letchworth - 5 £35,500 -
Hemel Hempstead -13 4 £65,000 +160.00% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - -
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 87 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (87.36%) Windows
3 63 (72.41%) Microsoft
4 49 (56.32%) Active Directory
5 48 (55.17%) VMware
6 44 (50.57%) MS Exchange
7 42 (48.28%) MCITP
8 41 (47.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 40 (45.98%) MS Excel
10 34 (39.08%) Hyper-V
11 31 (35.63%) Exchange Server 2010
12 30 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (34.48%) SQL
13 29 (33.33%) Cisco
14 28 (32.18%) MCSA
15 26 (29.89%) CCNA
15 26 (29.89%) Cisco Certification
15 26 (29.89%) Lync
16 25 (28.74%) Exchange Server 2007
17 24 (27.59%) MCTS
18 23 (26.44%) Exchange Server 2013
19 21 (24.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 21 (24.14%) MCP
20 19 (21.84%) Citrix
21 18 (20.69%) SAN
22 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2003
22 17 (19.54%) MS Office
23 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
23 16 (18.39%) Firewall
23 16 (18.39%) Office 365

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 44 (50.57%) MS Exchange
2 31 (35.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (29.89%) Lync
4 25 (28.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (26.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (14.94%) SharePoint
7 10 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (6.90%) SAS
9 4 (4.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (4.60%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.15%) IIS
10 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (45.98%) MS Excel
2 17 (19.54%) MS Office
3 7 (8.05%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.39%) Office 365
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.69%) SAN
2 16 (18.39%) Firewall
2 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
3 13 (14.94%) LAN
4 10 (11.49%) DNS
5 8 (9.20%) WAN
6 7 (8.05%) PBX
7 6 (6.90%) iSCSI
7 6 (6.90%) NAS
7 6 (6.90%) NetScaler
8 5 (5.75%) Unified Communications
8 5 (5.75%) HTTP
8 5 (5.75%) DHCP
9 4 (4.60%) VPN
10 3 (3.45%) HTTPS
10 3 (3.45%) Internet
11 2 (2.30%) Wireless
11 2 (2.30%) Ethernet
11 2 (2.30%) VoIP
11 2 (2.30%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.05%) RavenDB
2 7 (8.05%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Visual Studio
1 7 (8.05%) NUnit
1 7 (8.05%) TeamCity
1 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
1 7 (8.05%) MSTest
1 7 (8.05%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (21.84%) Consultant
2 16 (18.39%) Support Engineer
2 16 (18.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) Developer
4 10 (11.49%) Analyst
5 9 (10.34%) Administrator
5 9 (10.34%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (8.05%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Network Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Programmer
6 7 (8.05%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Senior Programmer
6 7 (8.05%) .NET Programmer
6 7 (8.05%) Senior .NET Programmer
7 6 (6.90%) Exchange Administrator
8 5 (5.75%) IT Support
8 5 (5.75%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Technical Support
8 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) Web Services
2 8 (9.20%) .NET
3 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.05%) CSS
3 7 (8.05%) Silverlight
3 7 (8.05%) RESTful
3 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (8.05%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (8.05%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (8.05%) HTML
4 3 (3.45%) X-Windows
5 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Clustering
2 4 (4.60%) EqualLogic
3 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.30%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.30%) Replication
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 76 (87.36%) Windows
2 30 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (14.94%) Windows XP
5 8 (9.20%) Linux
6 7 (8.05%) CentOS
7 5 (5.75%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.60%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.30%) UNIX
10 1 (1.15%) AIX
10 1 (1.15%) HPUX
10 1 (1.15%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.24%) Migration
2 10 (11.49%) Software Engineering
2 10 (11.49%) ITIL
3 8 (9.20%) Project Management
4 7 (8.05%) OOP
4 7 (8.05%) TDD
4 7 (8.05%) MVC
4 7 (8.05%) Unit Testing
4 7 (8.05%) BDD
4 7 (8.05%) CQRS
5 6 (6.90%) Load Balancing
5 6 (6.90%) Network Design
6 5 (5.75%) Identity Management
6 5 (5.75%) Network Management
6 5 (5.75%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.60%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (4.60%) Change Control
7 4 (4.60%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.45%) Time Management
8 3 (3.45%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.48%) SQL
2 11 (12.64%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.05%) C#
Qualifications
1 87 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (48.28%) MCITP
3 28 (32.18%) MCSA
4 26 (29.89%) CCNA
4 26 (29.89%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (27.59%) MCTS
6 21 (24.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (24.14%) MCP
7 12 (13.79%) CCNP
7 12 (13.79%) VCAP
8 10 (11.49%) NCDA
8 10 (11.49%) NCIE
9 7 (8.05%) MCSD
10 4 (4.60%) Degree
11 2 (2.30%) MBCS
12 1 (1.15%) VCP4
12 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.15%) CCSA
12 1 (1.15%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) SLA
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 49 (56.32%) Active Directory
2 41 (47.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (39.08%) Hyper-V
4 12 (13.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (12.64%) vSphere
6 10 (11.49%) XenDesktop
6 10 (11.49%) XenApp
7 7 (8.05%) VMware ESX
8 4 (4.60%) XenServer
9 1 (1.15%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (16.09%) SCCM
2 8 (9.20%) SCOM
3 7 (8.05%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 5 (5.75%) Backup Exec
5 4 (4.60%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.15%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.15%) MIIS
7 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 63 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 48 (55.17%) VMware
3 29 (33.33%) Cisco
4 19 (21.84%) Citrix
5 15 (17.24%) HP
6 14 (16.09%) Dell
7 11 (12.64%) NetApp
8 10 (11.49%) EMC
8 10 (11.49%) IBM
9 7 (8.05%) Symantec
9 7 (8.05%) WatchGuard
10 6 (6.90%) Juniper
11 4 (4.60%) Veeam
11 4 (4.60%) PlateSpin
12 3 (3.45%) SolarWinds
12 3 (3.45%) Google
12 3 (3.45%) Apple
12 3 (3.45%) Avaya
13 2 (2.30%) Sage
14 1 (1.15%) Brocade
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