Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 119 141
Rank change year-on-year -60 +22 +33
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 34 60 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.79% 1.82% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.99% 4.68% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 20 55 47
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £36,750 £44,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.48% +31.34% -13.55%
10th Percentile £24,625 £25,500 £19,250
90th Percentile £51,700 £48,450 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% -

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 1,710 1,281 1,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.88% 38.92% 31.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,252 980 1,043
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £66,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +6.74% +3.49% +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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +12 23 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Huntingdon -14 6 £44,000 -1.12% 1
Cambridge -52 2 £22,500 -40.00%
St Neots - 2 £32,500 - 2
MCSE
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 34 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (88.24%) Windows
3 28 (82.35%) VMware
4 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
5 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (47.06%) Citrix
7 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (38.24%) MCITP
8 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
9 12 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (32.35%) Data Centre
11 10 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (29.41%) Security Architecture
11 10 (29.41%) CSSLP
11 10 (29.41%) SIEM
11 10 (29.41%) VCAP
11 10 (29.41%) ISSAP
11 10 (29.41%) ISSEP
11 10 (29.41%) RHCA
11 10 (29.41%) Hyper-V
11 10 (29.41%) VCDX
11 10 (29.41%) Network Security
11 10 (29.41%) CISSP
11 10 (29.41%) RHCE
11 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
11 10 (29.41%) CCIE
11 10 (29.41%) CCSP
11 10 (29.41%) CCNP
11 10 (29.41%) Cisco

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 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (17.65%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Office 365
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.88%) IaaS
5 1 (2.94%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) Firewall
1 10 (29.41%) Network Security
2 6 (17.65%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (17.65%) SAN
3 5 (14.71%) NetScaler
4 4 (11.76%) DHCP
5 3 (8.82%) DNS
6 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (5.88%) Skype
6 2 (5.88%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Games
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) IT Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) IT Architect
4 4 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 4 (11.76%) IT Operations Manager
4 4 (11.76%) IT Security Architect
4 4 (11.76%) IT Security Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Operational Security Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Operations Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Security Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Security Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Security Operations Manager
4 4 (11.76%) SOC Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Cloud Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Data Centre
2 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
3 8 (23.53%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.88%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.94%) NHS
6 1 (2.94%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 30 (88.24%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
1 10 (29.41%) Data Loss Prevention
1 10 (29.41%) Event Correlation
1 10 (29.41%) Security Architecture
1 10 (29.41%) Security Operations
1 10 (29.41%) SIEM
2 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
2 8 (23.53%) Security Management
3 6 (17.65%) Computer Security
4 4 (11.76%) People Management
5 3 (8.82%) Presales
6 2 (5.88%) Analytics
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Web Filtering
6 2 (5.88%) Web Operations
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (38.24%) MCITP
3 12 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (29.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 10 (29.41%) CCIE
4 10 (29.41%) CCIE Security
4 10 (29.41%) CCNP
4 10 (29.41%) CCSP
4 10 (29.41%) CISSP
4 10 (29.41%) CSSLP
4 10 (29.41%) GCWN
4 10 (29.41%) ISSAP
4 10 (29.41%) ISSEP
4 10 (29.41%) RHCA
4 10 (29.41%) RHCE
4 10 (29.41%) SANS
4 10 (29.41%) SSCP
4 10 (29.41%) VCAP
4 10 (29.41%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.65%) XenApp
4 5 (14.71%) XenDesktop
5 4 (11.76%) Terminal Services
5 4 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (11.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCCM
1 6 (17.65%) SCOM
2 2 (5.88%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) VMware
2 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
3 16 (47.06%) Citrix
4 10 (29.41%) Cisco
4 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
5 7 (20.59%) CommVault
6 6 (17.65%) IBM
7 5 (14.71%) Ivanti
8 2 (5.88%) Apple
8 2 (5.88%) Splunk
8 2 (5.88%) Symantec