Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 134 129
Rank change year-on-year -42 -5 +22
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 7 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.22% 0.57% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 1.41% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 29
Cambridge median annual salary £28,500 £42,950 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.64% +7.38% -15.79%
10th Percentile £21,250 £31,250 £26,050
90th Percentile £34,553 £48,250 £43,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £36,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.05% +3.75% -15.79%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1424 923 1078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 45.45% 40.68% 37.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1048 734 905
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Office 365
4 4 (57.14%) Skype
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 2 (28.57%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) CCNP
6 2 (28.57%) CCNA
6 2 (28.57%) Apple
6 2 (28.57%) Internet
6 2 (28.57%) MCSA
6 2 (28.57%) CRM
6 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (28.57%) MCITP
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS

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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Skype
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) IT Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Break/Fix
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) LPIC
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft