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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 58 50 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 8 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.65% 4.25% 2.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.59% 10.74% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 7
Average salary £67,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
MCSE
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Qualifications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
143 242 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 29.42% 39.54% 24.48%
Number of salaries quoted 102 188 65
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £27,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

MCSE
Salary Trend in Watford

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Watford

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Migration
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Citrix
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 6 (46.15%) VMware ESX
4 6 (46.15%) Legal
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) MCP
6 4 (30.77%) MCDST
6 4 (30.77%) LANDesk
6 4 (30.77%) Android
6 4 (30.77%) Mac OS
6 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
6 4 (30.77%) MobileIron
6 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
7 3 (23.08%) Office 365
7 3 (23.08%) MCITP
8 2 (15.38%) Marketing
8 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
8 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 2 (15.38%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) WAN
1 6 (46.15%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
2 2 (15.38%) PBX
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Legal
3 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (15.38%) Electronics
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server Specialist
1 6 (46.15%) Server Specialist
2 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Sales Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (30.77%) Android
4 4 (30.77%) Mac OS
4 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
4 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) MCP
2 4 (30.77%) MCDST
3 3 (23.08%) MCITP
4 1 (7.69%) CCA
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
4 1 (7.69%) CCIA
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware ESX
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 7 (53.85%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) LANDesk
2 4 (30.77%) MobileIron
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp