Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 146 134
Rank change year-on-year -9 -12 +40
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 62 43 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.43% 1.22% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.34% 3.29% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 39 45 70
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% +48.15%
10th Percentile £31,000 £25,500 £19,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,430 1,307 1,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 33.07% 37.06% 33.02%
Number of salaries quoted 998 929 1,053
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% -2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £66,000
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.81% +1.18% -

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Cambridgeshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Cambridgeshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Cambridgeshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
Peterborough +9 43 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Cambridge -39 4 - - 2
St Neots - 3 £35,000 -
Huntingdon -16 1 £30,000 -33.33% 1
MCSE
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 62 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (83.87%) Windows
3 51 (82.26%) VMware
4 41 (66.13%) Microsoft
5 32 (51.61%) Citrix
6 31 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 30 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (41.94%) Hyper-V
8 26 (41.94%) Citrix Certification
9 24 (38.71%) Cisco
10 23 (37.10%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (37.10%) Firewall
10 23 (37.10%) Data Loss Prevention
11 22 (35.48%) Event Correlation
11 22 (35.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 22 (35.48%) SANS
11 22 (35.48%) Security Operations
11 22 (35.48%) Cybersecurity
11 22 (35.48%) SIEM
11 22 (35.48%) SSCP
11 22 (35.48%) Red Hat
11 22 (35.48%) CISSP
11 22 (35.48%) RHCE
11 22 (35.48%) CCSP
11 22 (35.48%) CCNP
11 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (35.48%) CSSLP
11 22 (35.48%) ISSAP
11 22 (35.48%) ISSEP
11 22 (35.48%) GCWN

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (20.97%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (9.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Acrobat
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) Office 365
2 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.10%) Firewall
2 20 (32.26%) Remote Desktop
3 16 (25.81%) SAN
4 15 (24.19%) Wireshark
5 14 (22.58%) Network Security
6 13 (20.97%) NetScaler
7 11 (17.74%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (6.45%) Internet
8 4 (6.45%) VPN
8 4 (6.45%) WebEx
9 1 (1.61%) DHCP
9 1 (1.61%) DNS
General
1 15 (24.19%) Retail
2 10 (16.13%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Analyst
2 16 (25.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 15 (24.19%) Security Analyst
4 13 (20.97%) Operations Analyst
4 13 (20.97%) Security Operations Analyst
5 12 (19.35%) Citrix Engineer
6 8 (12.90%) Application Security Analyst
6 8 (12.90%) Firewall Analyst
6 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 8 (12.90%) SIEM Analyst
6 8 (12.90%) Web Analyst
6 8 (12.90%) Web Applications Analyst
7 7 (11.29%) SOC Analyst
8 6 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (9.68%) Senior Security Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) IT Architect
9 4 (6.45%) IT Security Architect
9 4 (6.45%) Security Architect
9 4 (6.45%) Senior Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Management Information System
2 15 (24.19%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 10 (16.13%) Data Centre
4 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (12.90%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (11.29%) NHS
5 7 (11.29%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
6 4 (6.45%) iPad
7 2 (3.23%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.61%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 52 (83.87%) Windows
2 30 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (30.65%) Windows Server
5 10 (16.13%) Linux
6 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.45%) Mac OS
7 4 (6.45%) Windows 10
7 4 (6.45%) Windows 2000
7 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Data Loss Prevention
2 22 (35.48%) Cybersecurity
2 22 (35.48%) Event Correlation
2 22 (35.48%) Security Operations
2 22 (35.48%) SIEM
3 18 (29.03%) Computer Security
3 18 (29.03%) ITIL
4 17 (27.42%) Service Delivery
5 15 (24.19%) Analytics
5 15 (24.19%) Information Security
5 15 (24.19%) Risk Management
5 15 (24.19%) Security Management
6 14 (22.58%) Security Architecture
7 12 (19.35%) Information Management
7 12 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (17.74%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (17.74%) Trend Analysis
8 11 (17.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 11 (17.74%) Web Filtering
9 10 (16.13%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 26 (41.94%) Citrix Certification
4 23 (37.10%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (35.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 22 (35.48%) CCNP
5 22 (35.48%) CCSP
5 22 (35.48%) CISSP
5 22 (35.48%) CSSLP
5 22 (35.48%) GCWN
5 22 (35.48%) ISSAP
5 22 (35.48%) ISSEP
5 22 (35.48%) RHCA
5 22 (35.48%) RHCE
5 22 (35.48%) SANS
5 22 (35.48%) SSCP
6 19 (30.65%) VCAP
7 18 (29.03%) CCIE
7 18 (29.03%) CCIE Security
7 18 (29.03%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (27.42%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (41.94%) Hyper-V
2 21 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (25.81%) Active Directory
4 14 (22.58%) XenApp
4 14 (22.58%) XenDesktop
5 13 (20.97%) Terminal Services
5 13 (20.97%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (20.97%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (24.19%) RSA Security Analytics
2 10 (16.13%) NetBackup
3 6 (9.68%) SCCM
3 6 (9.68%) SCOM
4 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (6.45%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (82.26%) VMware
2 41 (66.13%) Microsoft
3 32 (51.61%) Citrix
4 24 (38.71%) Cisco
5 22 (35.48%) Red Hat
6 15 (24.19%) Splunk
6 15 (24.19%) Symantec
7 14 (22.58%) HP
8 13 (20.97%) Ivanti
9 10 (16.13%) NetApp
10 6 (9.68%) CommVault
10 6 (9.68%) IBM
11 4 (6.45%) Adobe
11 4 (6.45%) Bomgar
11 4 (6.45%) MobileIron
11 4 (6.45%) Peregrine
11 4 (6.45%) Remedy
11 4 (6.45%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 1 (1.61%) Meraki