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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 61 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 9 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.73% 1.97% 1.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.77% 5.19% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 9
Average salary £27,500 £27,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% -45.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,250 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
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
156 154 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 30.06% 37.84% 30.82%
Number of salaries quoted 128 137 113
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £21,500
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 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
Salary Histogram in Watford

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

MCSE Salary Histogram in Watford

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (96.15%) Windows
3 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
4 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 16 (61.54%) Cisco
6 14 (53.85%) MCSA
6 14 (53.85%) MS Exchange
6 14 (53.85%) MCITP
6 14 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (46.15%) CCNP
8 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
8 12 (46.15%) VMware
9 10 (38.46%) CCNA
10 9 (34.62%) MCP
10 9 (34.62%) Project Management
10 9 (34.62%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (34.62%) Office 365
10 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
10 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (34.62%) Lync
11 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (19.23%) Yammer
12 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
13 4 (15.38%) ITIL

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 14 (53.85%) MS Exchange
1 14 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2007
1 14 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (34.62%) Lync
3 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
4 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Office 365
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (19.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Wireless
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (11.54%) PBX
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
1 3 (11.54%) HTTPS
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (23.08%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (15.38%) Mac OS X
3 4 (15.38%) Android
3 4 (15.38%) Mac OS
3 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Project Management
1 9 (34.62%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (53.85%) MCSA
2 14 (53.85%) MCITP
3 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (46.15%) CCNP
5 10 (38.46%) CCNA
6 9 (34.62%) MCP
7 4 (15.38%) MCDST
8 1 (3.85%) MCTS
System Software
1 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
2 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
2 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 16 (61.54%) Cisco
3 12 (46.15%) VMware
4 4 (15.38%) LANDesk
4 4 (15.38%) MobileIron
5 3 (11.54%) Meraki
5 3 (11.54%) Avaya
6 2 (7.69%) Citrix