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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 66 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 10 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.62% 3.53% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.03% 9.49% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 7
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
199 137 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 32.15% 37.23% 32.31%
Number of salaries quoted 167 126 96
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 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
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 19 December 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Watford

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (93.55%) Windows
3 24 (77.42%) Active Directory
4 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
5 21 (67.74%) MCITP
6 18 (58.06%) MS Exchange
6 18 (58.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (58.06%) Cisco
7 17 (54.84%) MS Excel
7 17 (54.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (54.84%) MCSA
8 16 (51.61%) VMware
9 15 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (45.16%) CCNP
11 13 (41.94%) Lync
11 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
12 12 (38.71%) CCNA
12 12 (38.71%) Project Management
13 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (35.48%) Office 365
14 10 (32.26%) Root Cause Analysis
15 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
16 8 (25.81%) MCP
17 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
18 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
19 5 (16.13%) SCCM
19 5 (16.13%) SQL

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (58.06%) MS Exchange
1 18 (58.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (54.84%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (41.94%) Lync
4 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
6 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (54.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (35.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) PBX
1 4 (12.90%) DNS
2 3 (9.68%) HTTPS
2 3 (9.68%) Wireless
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Support Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (16.13%) Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Messaging Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Pre Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Project Management
2 10 (32.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (67.74%) MCITP
3 17 (54.84%) MCSA
4 15 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (45.16%) CCNP
6 12 (38.71%) CCNA
7 8 (25.81%) MCP
8 5 (16.13%) MCTS
9 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (6.45%) NCDA
9 2 (6.45%) NCIE
9 2 (6.45%) VCAP
System Software
1 24 (77.42%) Active Directory
2 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (6.45%) XenApp
5 2 (6.45%) XenServer
5 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 18 (58.06%) Cisco
3 16 (51.61%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix
5 3 (9.68%) Avaya
5 3 (9.68%) Meraki
6 2 (6.45%) PlateSpin
6 2 (6.45%) Veeam
6 2 (6.45%) NetApp
6 2 (6.45%) Symantec
6 2 (6.45%) HP
6 2 (6.45%) Dell
6 2 (6.45%) EMC