Period
to 18 January 2018

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 6 months to 18 January 2018 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
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 130 153
Rank change year-on-year 0 +23 -29
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 32 43 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.14% 1.48% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.25% 5.55% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 29 37 40
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £33,000 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% +21.21% -30.53%
10th Percentile £25,600 £21,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £46,000 £57,500 £41,250
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 610 775 1,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.79% 26.70% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 465 631 817
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £39,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.88% +2.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £64,350 £66,250 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing MCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

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 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -14 17 £38,500 +28.33% 5
Chesham -3 6 £33,000 -
Aylesbury - 3 £27,500 -
High Wycombe +1 1 £37,500 -31.82% 3
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 22 (68.75%) Windows
4 19 (59.38%) VMware
5 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
5 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
6 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 15 (46.88%) Firewall
8 14 (43.75%) MCP
8 14 (43.75%) MCSA
9 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (34.38%) LAN
11 10 (31.25%) WAN
11 10 (31.25%) Cisco
12 9 (28.13%) Finance
12 9 (28.13%) SAN
12 9 (28.13%) Mac OS X
12 9 (28.13%) Windows 10
12 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
12 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
13 8 (25.00%) SCCM
13 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (25.00%) Office 365
13 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (25.00%) Citrix
13 8 (25.00%) VoIP
13 8 (25.00%) ITIL
14 7 (21.88%) SQL 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 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 6 (18.75%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) Firewall
2 11 (34.38%) LAN
3 10 (31.25%) WAN
4 9 (28.13%) SAN
5 8 (25.00%) VoIP
6 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (12.50%) DNS
8 3 (9.38%) H.323
8 3 (9.38%) ISDN
8 3 (9.38%) SS7
9 2 (6.25%) NAS
9 2 (6.25%) VLAN
10 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Legal
2 5 (15.63%) Local Government
3 3 (9.38%) German Language
3 3 (9.38%) Italian Language
3 3 (9.38%) Spanish Language
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Automotive
4 2 (6.25%) Front Office
5 1 (3.13%) Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Server Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 7 (21.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 7 (21.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) Support Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Windows Server Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) IT Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) FMCG
3 1 (3.13%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (28.13%) Mac OS X
4 9 (28.13%) Windows 10
4 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
5 7 (21.88%) Windows 8
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.50%) Linux
7 2 (6.25%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) Case Management
3 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) Change Control
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.13%) Network Management
4 1 (3.13%) Presales
4 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (43.75%) MCP
2 14 (43.75%) MCSA
3 7 (21.88%) Degree
4 6 (18.75%) CCNA
4 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (18.75%) MCITP
5 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.25%) CCA
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (6.25%) VCP6
7 1 (3.13%) MCDST
7 1 (3.13%) MCTS
7 1 (3.13%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
2 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (59.38%) VMware
3 10 (31.25%) Cisco
4 8 (25.00%) Citrix
5 5 (15.63%) Avaya
5 5 (15.63%) Extreme Networks
5 5 (15.63%) Palo Alto
6 3 (9.38%) Apple
7 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) Juniper