The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 96 102
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 18 21 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.24% 1.40% 1.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.25% 4.61% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 31
Median salary £35,000 £41,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.66% +38.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  

MCSE is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 343 456 774
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.69% 30.44% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 255 358 547
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% -2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing MCSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Buckinghamshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Buckinghamshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Buckinghamshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +4 12 £44,000 +6.02% 4
High Wycombe +22 3 £32,500 +6.55%
Chesham +1 2 £34,000 +28.30%
Newport Pagnell - 1 £33,500 -
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 29 (72.50%) Windows
4 25 (62.50%) MCP
5 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
6 20 (50.00%) MCSA
7 18 (45.00%) Office 365
8 17 (42.50%) Hyper-V
9 15 (37.50%) VMware
10 14 (35.00%) Windows Server
11 13 (32.50%) MS Exchange
11 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (30.00%) Cisco
12 12 (30.00%) Windows 10
13 10 (25.00%) Finance
14 9 (22.50%) Citrix
14 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (22.50%) Driving Licence
15 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (20.00%) Firewall
15 8 (20.00%) SAN
15 8 (20.00%) ITIL
16 7 (17.50%) SQL
17 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
17 6 (15.00%) CCNA
17 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
18 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
18 5 (12.50%) Blackberry
18 5 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (32.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (12.50%) IIS
2 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (45.00%) Office 365
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.00%) IaaS
4 2 (5.00%) PaaS
4 2 (5.00%) SaaS
5 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Firewall
1 8 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (7.50%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) LAN
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) VLAN
3 2 (5.00%) VPN
3 2 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) DHCP
4 1 (2.50%) PBX
4 1 (2.50%) Skype
4 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Legal
2 5 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) IT Support
2 8 (20.00%) Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Server Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior IT Support
5 5 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) IT Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Support Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 5 (12.50%) Technical Support Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) VMware Technical Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) CSS
1 3 (7.50%) CSS3
1 3 (7.50%) HTML
1 3 (7.50%) HTML5
1 3 (7.50%) jQuery
1 3 (7.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Driving Licence
2 5 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.00%) Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) Fintech
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (72.50%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.00%) Linux
7 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.00%) Unix
8 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.50%) Change Management
4 3 (7.50%) Front End Development
4 3 (7.50%) Migration
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.00%) IT Governance
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (2.50%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (62.50%) MCP
3 20 (50.00%) MCSA
4 6 (15.00%) CCNA
4 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (12.50%) MCITP
5 5 (12.50%) VTSP
6 2 (5.00%) MBCS
6 2 (5.00%) MCDST
7 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.50%) Degree
7 1 (2.50%) HP ASE
7 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
2 17 (42.50%) Hyper-V
3 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) VMware
3 12 (30.00%) Cisco
4 9 (22.50%) Citrix
5 5 (12.50%) Veeam
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.50%) Avaya
7 1 (2.50%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) IBM
7 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
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