Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 125 151
Rank change year-on-year -59 +26 +20
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 21 49 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.49% 1.40% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.25% 3.96% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16 44 39
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £36,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.05% +3.75% -15.79%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,125 £23,650
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,850 £50,250
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.12% +4.71% -5.56%

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 1680 1238 1333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.56% 35.45% 32.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1224 969 1128
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,150 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% - +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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Cambridge -44 7 £28,500 -32.50%
Huntingdon +2 6 £44,000 -1.12%
Peterborough -10 3 £36,000 -10.00% 1
MCSE
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (66.67%) Windows
3 13 (61.90%) Office 365
4 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 11 (52.38%) VMware
5 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (38.10%) Hyper-V
7 8 (38.10%) MCITP
7 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
7 8 (38.10%) Citrix
8 7 (33.33%) ITIL
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (23.81%) CCNA
9 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
10 4 (19.05%) SCCM
10 4 (19.05%) Skype
10 4 (19.05%) SAN
11 3 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (14.29%) ISA Server
11 3 (14.29%) Cisco
11 3 (14.29%) HP
11 3 (14.29%) MCSA
11 3 (14.29%) LAN
11 3 (14.29%) WAN
11 3 (14.29%) DHCP
11 3 (14.29%) MCTS
11 3 (14.29%) HP Storage
11 3 (14.29%) Network Management

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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (61.90%) Office 365
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (9.52%) IaaS
5 1 (4.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
1 4 (19.05%) Skype
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) NAS
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Office 365 Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Server Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) HP Storage
2 1 (4.76%) BYOD
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.76%) Linux
7 1 (4.76%) Unix
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Network Management
2 3 (14.29%) Presales
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Web Operations
4 1 (4.76%) Break/Fix
4 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) DNA
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security Management
4 1 (4.76%) ISMS
4 1 (4.76%) Security Management
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (38.10%) MCITP
3 5 (23.81%) CCNA
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (14.29%) MCSA
4 3 (14.29%) MCTS
5 2 (9.52%) CCNP
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.76%) LPIC
6 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
1 8 (38.10%) Hyper-V
2 3 (14.29%) ISA Server
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) SCOM
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
1 11 (52.38%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Apple
5 1 (4.76%) AppSense
5 1 (4.76%) CommVault