Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 198 181
Rank change year-on-year +23 -17 -42
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 61 69 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.16% 1.05% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.47% 4.26% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 73 66 70
East Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £28,626
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% +22.27% -31.84%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,800 £21,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £58,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1115 1619 2213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.15% 24.74% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 925 1228 1649
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -0.66%
10th Percentile £23,100 £22,750 £21,720
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing MCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in the East Midlands

MCSE
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for MCSE in the East Midlands

MCSE
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in the East Midlands

MCSE
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 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
Nottinghamshire +16 30 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Derbyshire -9 12 £28,000 -42.56% 1
Leicestershire +23 9 £40,000 - 1
Northamptonshire +21 9 £26,000 -20.00% 1
Lincolnshire +9 2 £27,500 -8.33%
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 61 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (96.72%) Windows
3 46 (75.41%) Microsoft
3 46 (75.41%) VMware
4 45 (73.77%) Active Directory
5 40 (65.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 36 (59.02%) Windows Server
7 32 (52.46%) Office 365
7 32 (52.46%) MCSA
8 27 (44.26%) Firewall
9 25 (40.98%) MS Exchange
10 24 (39.34%) Cisco
10 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (39.34%) Microsoft Azure
11 22 (36.07%) Cisco Certification
12 21 (34.43%) CCNA
13 19 (31.15%) Hyper-V
14 18 (29.51%) DNS
15 17 (27.87%) MCITP
15 17 (27.87%) Windows 10
16 14 (22.95%) Windows 8
16 14 (22.95%) DHCP
16 14 (22.95%) ITIL
17 13 (21.31%) SCCM
18 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
18 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
18 12 (19.67%) LAN
18 12 (19.67%) Citrix
19 11 (18.03%) NetApp
19 11 (18.03%) Windows XP

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 25 (40.98%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (8.20%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 32 (52.46%) Office 365
2 24 (39.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (18.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (9.84%) G Suite
5 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (8.20%) IaaS
6 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (44.26%) Firewall
2 18 (29.51%) DNS
3 14 (22.95%) DHCP
4 12 (19.67%) LAN
5 11 (18.03%) WAN
6 10 (16.39%) SAN
7 6 (9.84%) Skype
7 6 (9.84%) WLAN
8 5 (8.20%) Internet
8 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
9 4 (6.56%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (4.92%) VLAN
10 3 (4.92%) VPN
11 2 (3.28%) IPsec
11 2 (3.28%) LDAP
11 2 (3.28%) NetScaler
11 2 (3.28%) PBX
11 2 (3.28%) SSH
11 2 (3.28%) SSL
11 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 7
4 2 (3.28%) MySQL
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
1 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.92%) Spanish Language
3 2 (3.28%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (1.64%) French Language
4 1 (1.64%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (22.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) IT Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) IT Support
5 9 (14.75%) Support Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) IT Technician
6 8 (13.11%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) VMware Support Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Consultant
9 4 (6.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (4.92%) Administrator
10 3 (4.92%) Server Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.64%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Driving Licence
2 7 (11.48%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.92%) Replication
5 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.64%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.64%) PKI
6 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (96.72%) Windows
2 36 (59.02%) Windows Server
3 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (27.87%) Windows 10
5 14 (22.95%) Windows 8
6 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (18.03%) Linux
7 11 (18.03%) Windows XP
8 7 (11.48%) Windows 7
9 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.28%) Unix
11 1 (1.64%) Android
11 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) ITIL
2 11 (18.03%) Presales
3 7 (11.48%) High Availability
4 6 (9.84%) ITIL V2
4 6 (9.84%) Time Management
5 3 (4.92%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (4.92%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (4.92%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.28%) Integration Testing
6 2 (3.28%) Network Management
6 2 (3.28%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (1.64%) Analytics
7 1 (1.64%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.64%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.64%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.64%) VB
3 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (52.46%) MCSA
3 22 (36.07%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (34.43%) CCNA
5 17 (27.87%) MCITP
6 11 (18.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (16.39%) MCP
8 8 (13.11%) CCNP
9 6 (9.84%) A+ Certification
9 6 (9.84%) DBS Check
10 5 (8.20%) CCA
10 5 (8.20%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (4.92%) MCDBA
12 2 (3.28%) CEH
12 2 (3.28%) CISSP
12 2 (3.28%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (3.28%) MCTS
12 2 (3.28%) RHCT
12 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
12 2 (3.28%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) SLA
2 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.64%) HIPAA
System Software
1 45 (73.77%) Active Directory
2 40 (65.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (31.15%) Hyper-V
4 8 (13.11%) XenApp
5 4 (6.56%) Terminal Services
5 4 (6.56%) vSphere
6 2 (3.28%) Snort
6 2 (3.28%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.28%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (3.28%) SCOM
3 2 (3.28%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.28%) Snorby
3 2 (3.28%) Suricata
3 2 (3.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.64%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 46 (75.41%) Microsoft
1 46 (75.41%) VMware
2 24 (39.34%) Cisco
3 12 (19.67%) Citrix
4 11 (18.03%) NetApp
5 10 (16.39%) HP
6 8 (13.11%) Symantec
7 6 (9.84%) Google
8 5 (8.20%) Dell
8 5 (8.20%) Veeam
9 3 (4.92%) EMC
10 2 (3.28%) Apple
10 2 (3.28%) EqualLogic
10 2 (3.28%) Juniper
10 2 (3.28%) McAfee
10 2 (3.28%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.28%) ProCurve
11 1 (1.64%) Aerohive Networks
11 1 (1.64%) FalconStor
11 1 (1.64%) Red Box