Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 174 128
Rank change year-on-year +50 -46 +28
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 73 27 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.91% 0.72% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.95% 2.05% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 44 25 54
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,000 £32,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.23% -21.69% +3.75%
10th Percentile £34,500 £26,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £44,600 £59,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% -7.95% +10.00%

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 1,227 1,319 1,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 32.02% 35.25% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 826 944 991
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £44,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.29% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,875 £71,250 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +14 53 £42,500 +30.77% 2
Cambridge +2 5 - -
Huntingdon +4 1 £30,000 -33.33%
St Neots - 1 £35,000 -
MCSE
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 73 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (84.93%) VMware
3 54 (73.97%) Microsoft
4 50 (68.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 43 (58.90%) Retail
6 42 (57.53%) Cisco
7 41 (56.16%) Cisco Certification
7 41 (56.16%) Firewall
7 41 (56.16%) Data Loss Prevention
8 40 (54.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 40 (54.79%) SANS
8 40 (54.79%) Security Operations
8 40 (54.79%) Event Correlation
8 40 (54.79%) SIEM
8 40 (54.79%) Red Hat
8 40 (54.79%) SSCP
8 40 (54.79%) CCSP
8 40 (54.79%) CCNP
8 40 (54.79%) RHCE
8 40 (54.79%) CISSP
8 40 (54.79%) RHCA
8 40 (54.79%) GCWN
8 40 (54.79%) ISSAP
8 40 (54.79%) ISSEP
8 40 (54.79%) CSSLP
9 37 (50.68%) Windows
9 37 (50.68%) VCAP
10 36 (49.32%) CCIE Security
10 36 (49.32%) CCIE
10 36 (49.32%) VCDX

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 5 (6.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Acrobat
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.29%) Office 365
2 13 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (56.16%) Firewall
2 27 (36.99%) Wireshark
3 23 (31.51%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (21.92%) Remote Desktop
5 13 (17.81%) SAN
6 11 (15.07%) NetScaler
7 5 (6.85%) Internet
7 5 (6.85%) Network Security
8 4 (5.48%) VPN
8 4 (5.48%) WebEx
9 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.37%) Wireless
General
1 43 (58.90%) Retail
2 9 (12.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (41.10%) Analyst
2 22 (30.14%) SIEM Analyst
3 21 (28.77%) SOC Analyst
4 14 (19.18%) SIEM Engineer
4 14 (19.18%) SOC Engineer
5 13 (17.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 13 (17.81%) Architect
5 13 (17.81%) IT Architect
5 13 (17.81%) IT Security Architect
5 13 (17.81%) Security Analyst
5 13 (17.81%) Security Architect
5 13 (17.81%) Service Architect
6 11 (15.07%) Citrix Engineer
6 11 (15.07%) Operations Analyst
6 11 (15.07%) Security Operations Analyst
7 8 (10.96%) Application Security Analyst
7 8 (10.96%) Firewall Analyst
7 8 (10.96%) Web Analyst
7 8 (10.96%) Web Applications Analyst
8 6 (8.22%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.99%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 22 (30.14%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (30.14%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (19.18%) Cyberthreat
4 13 (17.81%) Data Centre
4 13 (17.81%) Security Operations Centre
5 10 (13.70%) Management Information System
6 8 (10.96%) NHS
7 4 (5.48%) iPad
8 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 37 (50.68%) Windows
2 25 (34.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (20.55%) Windows Server
5 13 (17.81%) Linux
6 4 (5.48%) Mac OS
6 4 (5.48%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.48%) Windows 2000
6 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.16%) Data Loss Prevention
2 40 (54.79%) Event Correlation
2 40 (54.79%) Security Operations
2 40 (54.79%) SIEM
3 35 (47.95%) Risk Management
4 27 (36.99%) Analytics
4 27 (36.99%) Cybersecurity
4 27 (36.99%) Information Security
5 26 (35.62%) Computer Security
5 26 (35.62%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (31.51%) Kalman Filter
6 23 (31.51%) Trend Analysis
6 23 (31.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 23 (31.51%) Web Filtering
7 22 (30.14%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 22 (30.14%) Malware Reverse Engineering
7 22 (30.14%) Reverse Engineering
7 22 (30.14%) Threat Intelligence
8 21 (28.77%) Security Management
9 20 (27.40%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 73 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (68.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 41 (56.16%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (54.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 40 (54.79%) CCNP
4 40 (54.79%) CCSP
4 40 (54.79%) CISSP
4 40 (54.79%) CSSLP
4 40 (54.79%) GCWN
4 40 (54.79%) ISSAP
4 40 (54.79%) ISSEP
4 40 (54.79%) RHCA
4 40 (54.79%) RHCE
4 40 (54.79%) SANS
4 40 (54.79%) SSCP
5 37 (50.68%) VCAP
6 36 (49.32%) CCIE
6 36 (49.32%) CCIE Security
6 36 (49.32%) VCDX
7 25 (34.25%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (27.40%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (43.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (34.25%) Hyper-V
3 11 (15.07%) Terminal Services
3 11 (15.07%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (15.07%) XenApp
3 11 (15.07%) XenDesktop
3 11 (15.07%) XenServer
4 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (36.99%) RSA Security Analytics
2 13 (17.81%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (5.48%) ServiceCenter
3 4 (5.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 62 (84.93%) VMware
2 54 (73.97%) Microsoft
3 42 (57.53%) Cisco
4 40 (54.79%) Red Hat
5 27 (36.99%) Splunk
5 27 (36.99%) Symantec
6 25 (34.25%) Citrix
7 17 (23.29%) HP
8 13 (17.81%) NetApp
9 11 (15.07%) Ivanti
10 4 (5.48%) Adobe
10 4 (5.48%) Bomgar
10 4 (5.48%) MobileIron
10 4 (5.48%) Peregrine
10 4 (5.48%) Remedy
10 4 (5.48%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.37%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (1.37%) Apple
11 1 (1.37%) Meraki