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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 102 129
Rank change year-on-year 0 +27  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 25 38 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.43% 1.75% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.81% 5.33% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 24 38 10
Median salary £43,250 £41,250 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.84% +52.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -5.06% +8.21%  

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 Cambridgeshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 656 713 744
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 37.64% 32.92% 35.75%
Number of salaries quoted 453 552 618
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 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
Cambridge -1 10 £37,500 - 1
Huntingdon +11 9 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Peterborough +6 5 £32,500 -43.47% 1
MCSE
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 44 (84.62%) Windows
3 34 (65.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (63.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (55.77%) Office 365
7 23 (44.23%) MCITP
7 23 (44.23%) Active Directory
8 20 (38.46%) VMware
8 20 (38.46%) Hyper-V
9 17 (32.69%) Windows Server
10 16 (30.77%) Presales
10 16 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (28.85%) MCSA
12 13 (25.00%) Skype for Business
13 12 (23.08%) SQL
13 12 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
14 11 (21.15%) MS Exchange
15 10 (19.23%) Citrix
15 10 (19.23%) Cisco
16 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
16 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
16 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
16 9 (17.31%) ITIL
16 9 (17.31%) MCP
17 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
17 8 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
17 8 (15.38%) Veeam
17 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007

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 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 11 (21.15%) MS Exchange
3 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
4 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (7.69%) IIS
7 3 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 34 (65.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (55.77%) Office 365
3 5 (9.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) SAN
2 6 (11.54%) Firewall
3 4 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.77%) DHCP
4 3 (5.77%) DNS
4 3 (5.77%) LDAP
4 3 (5.77%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (3.85%) Internet
6 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Support Engineer
2 13 (25.00%) Consultant
3 7 (13.46%) IT Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) IT Support
3 7 (13.46%) IT Support Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Azure Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Cloud Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Office 365 Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
5 4 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 4 (7.69%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.77%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (84.62%) Windows
2 33 (63.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (32.69%) Windows Server
5 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.69%) Linux
7 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.92%) Unix
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Presales
2 12 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (17.31%) ITIL
4 8 (15.38%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 7 (13.46%) Project Management
6 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.69%) Business Development
7 4 (7.69%) Network Management
8 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
8 3 (5.77%) Line Management
9 1 (1.92%) Change Management
9 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.92%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (44.23%) MCITP
3 15 (28.85%) MCSA
4 9 (17.31%) MCP
5 5 (9.62%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (9.62%) MCTS
6 4 (7.69%) VCAP
6 4 (7.69%) VCDX
7 3 (5.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (5.77%) LPIC
7 3 (5.77%) RHCE
7 3 (5.77%) RHCSA
8 2 (3.85%) CCA
8 2 (3.85%) CCEA
8 2 (3.85%) CCNA
8 2 (3.85%) CCNP
8 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.92%) Degree
9 1 (1.92%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (44.23%) Active Directory
2 20 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 16 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.62%) XenApp
4 5 (9.62%) XenDesktop
5 4 (7.69%) VMware Server
6 3 (5.77%) Terminal Services
6 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
6 3 (5.77%) XenServer
7 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) SCOM
2 3 (5.77%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.77%) Puppet
3 1 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 44 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 20 (38.46%) VMware
3 10 (19.23%) Cisco
3 10 (19.23%) Citrix
4 8 (15.38%) Veeam
5 4 (7.69%) SAP
6 3 (5.77%) AppSense
6 3 (5.77%) Pegasus
6 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.92%) WatchGuard
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The SmartList
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The SmartList
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago