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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 73 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 6 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.08% 4.64% 2.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.30% 13.85% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 7
Average salary £34,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
182 195 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 32.91% 33.51% 34.67%
Number of salaries quoted 155 141 98
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 July 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) Finance
5 8 (53.33%) VMware
5 8 (53.33%) Citrix
5 8 (53.33%) Office 365
6 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
6 7 (46.67%) Migration
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (40.00%) SCCM
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (40.00%) Legal
7 6 (40.00%) VMware ESX
7 6 (40.00%) WAN
7 6 (40.00%) DHCP
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco
7 6 (40.00%) MCSA
7 6 (40.00%) LAN
7 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (40.00%) DNS
8 5 (33.33%) ITIL
8 5 (33.33%) MCP
8 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 5 (33.33%) Firewall
8 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 3 (20.00%) MCITP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Office 365
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) LAN
1 6 (40.00%) WAN
1 6 (40.00%) DHCP
1 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) PBX
3 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) HTTP
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Legal
3 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Electronics
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Server Specialist
1 6 (40.00%) Windows Server Specialist
2 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Project Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (40.00%) MCSA
3 5 (33.33%) MCP
4 3 (20.00%) MCITP
5 1 (6.67%) CCIA
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) CCA
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Citrix
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Apple