The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 99 102
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 10 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.83% 1.15% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.81% 3.23% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 9
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +38.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -3.84% +5.40%  

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 Cambridge.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 552 526 556
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 45.62% 35.44% 37.57%
Number of salaries quoted 385 403 468
Median salary £45,000 £41,750 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% -2.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

MCSE
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Cambridge

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Cambridge over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Cambridge

MCSE
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 17 (80.95%) Windows
4 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
5 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
6 13 (61.90%) MCSA
7 12 (57.14%) VMware
8 11 (52.38%) SQL
9 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
11 8 (38.10%) Office 365
12 6 (28.57%) Cisco
13 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
14 4 (19.05%) SAP Business One
14 4 (19.05%) VMware Server
14 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
14 4 (19.05%) SAN
14 4 (19.05%) IIS
14 4 (19.05%) SAP
14 4 (19.05%) ITIL
14 4 (19.05%) Linux
14 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
14 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
14 4 (19.05%) Veeam
14 4 (19.05%) Network Management
15 3 (14.29%) Puppet
15 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (38.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) LDAP
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Support Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) IT Support
2 7 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) IT Manager
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior IT Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Support
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
1 4 (19.05%) Network Management
1 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 3 (14.29%) Line Management
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (61.90%) MCSA
3 3 (14.29%) LPIC
3 3 (14.29%) RHCE
3 3 (14.29%) RHCSA
4 2 (9.52%) CCA
4 2 (9.52%) CCEA
4 2 (9.52%) CCNA
4 2 (9.52%) CCNP
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (9.52%) MCITP
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) MCP
5 1 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (19.05%) VMware Server
5 2 (9.52%) XenApp
5 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) SAP
4 4 (19.05%) Veeam
5 3 (14.29%) Pegasus
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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