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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 117 146
Rank change year-on-year +16 +29  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 54 61 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.02% 1.88% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.56% 7.14% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 52 55 31
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,400 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £41,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

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 the East Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 565 854 984
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 21.14% 26.38% 26.25%
Number of salaries quoted 475 664 746
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Nottinghamshire +19 39 £45,000 +37.40%
Leicestershire +10 5 £37,500 -31.81%
Lincolnshire +16 2 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Northamptonshire +2 2 £42,500 +30.76%
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 98 (88.29%) Microsoft
3 79 (71.17%) Windows
3 79 (71.17%) Active Directory
4 70 (63.06%) VMware
5 51 (45.95%) Windows Server
6 49 (44.14%) NetApp
7 42 (37.84%) SAN
8 40 (36.04%) MCSA
9 39 (35.14%) MS Exchange
10 38 (34.23%) SQL Server
11 35 (31.53%) SQL
11 35 (31.53%) MCITP
12 34 (30.63%) Firewall
13 33 (29.73%) ITIL
13 33 (29.73%) SCCM
14 32 (28.83%) Hyper-V
15 30 (27.03%) SQL Server 2008
15 30 (27.03%) vSphere
15 30 (27.03%) Citrix
15 30 (27.03%) SQL Server 2005
16 29 (26.13%) Exchange Server 2010
16 29 (26.13%) VMware Infrastructure
17 27 (24.32%) Office 365
18 26 (23.42%) Microsoft Azure
19 25 (22.52%) High Availability
20 24 (21.62%) Degree
21 22 (19.82%) Windows Server 2012
21 22 (19.82%) Cisco
22 21 (18.92%) Cisco Certification

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 39 (35.14%) MS Exchange
2 29 (26.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (9.91%) Skype for Business
4 8 (7.21%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.90%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (24.32%) Office 365
2 26 (23.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (12.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (8.11%) IaaS
5 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.70%) PaaS
6 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (37.84%) SAN
2 34 (30.63%) Firewall
3 20 (18.02%) Internet
4 11 (9.91%) Skype
5 7 (6.31%) DHCP
6 6 (5.41%) WAN
6 6 (5.41%) Wireless
7 5 (4.50%) VLAN
8 4 (3.60%) DNS
8 4 (3.60%) LAN
8 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.60%) VoIP
8 4 (3.60%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.70%) H.323
9 3 (2.70%) RTP
9 3 (2.70%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.70%) VPN
9 3 (2.70%) Wireless Security
10 2 (1.80%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.80%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (34.23%) SQL Server
2 30 (27.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 30 (27.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.80%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.80%) MySQL
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 14 (12.61%) Law
2 9 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.41%) Spanish Language
4 4 (3.60%) Portuguese Language
5 3 (2.70%) Retail
6 2 (1.80%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.80%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.90%) Automotive
7 1 (0.90%) French Language
7 1 (0.90%) Games
7 1 (0.90%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.90%) Legal
7 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (38.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (15.32%) Analyst
2 17 (15.32%) Technical Engineer
3 15 (13.51%) Architect
4 14 (12.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 14 (12.61%) Infrastructure Architect
4 14 (12.61%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) VMware Architect
4 14 (12.61%) Windows Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (10.81%) Consultant
6 11 (9.91%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (9.01%) Citrix Engineer
7 10 (9.01%) VMware Engineer
8 9 (8.11%) IT Support
9 8 (7.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (7.21%) Multilingual Support
9 8 (7.21%) SAN Engineer
10 6 (5.41%) Support Engineer
11 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.80%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.21%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.21%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (5.41%) Private Cloud
4 5 (4.50%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.70%) Clustering
5 3 (2.70%) FMCG
6 2 (1.80%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.80%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.90%) CESG
7 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.90%) PKI
7 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 79 (71.17%) Windows
2 51 (45.95%) Windows Server
3 22 (19.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (17.12%) Windows 10
5 15 (13.51%) Windows 7
6 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.60%) Linux
7 4 (3.60%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.80%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.73%) ITIL
2 25 (22.52%) High Availability
3 14 (12.61%) Document Management
4 10 (9.01%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (9.01%) Presales
5 9 (8.11%) Capacity Management
5 9 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (6.31%) PRINCE2
6 7 (6.31%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.41%) Migration
8 5 (4.50%) Line Management
8 5 (4.50%) Patch Management
8 5 (4.50%) Process Improvement
9 4 (3.60%) Integration Testing
9 4 (3.60%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (3.60%) Service Management
10 3 (2.70%) Data Centre Operations
10 3 (2.70%) ITIL V3
10 3 (2.70%) ITSM
10 3 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.53%) SQL
2 3 (2.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 111 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (36.04%) MCSA
3 35 (31.53%) MCITP
4 24 (21.62%) Degree
5 21 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (15.32%) CCNA
7 13 (11.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (9.91%) SC Cleared
8 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
9 6 (5.41%) CCNP
9 6 (5.41%) CISSP
10 4 (3.60%) CCIE
10 4 (3.60%) MCP
11 3 (2.70%) CCDA
11 3 (2.70%) CCDP
12 2 (1.80%) CEH
12 2 (1.80%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (1.80%) RHCT
12 2 (1.80%) Security+ Certification
13 1 (0.90%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.91%) SLA
2 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 79 (71.17%) Active Directory
2 32 (28.83%) Hyper-V
3 30 (27.03%) vSphere
4 29 (26.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.80%) Snort
5 2 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.80%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.80%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (29.73%) SCCM
2 17 (15.32%) SCOM
2 17 (15.32%) SCSM
3 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (4.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.80%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.80%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 98 (88.29%) Microsoft
2 70 (63.06%) VMware
3 49 (44.14%) NetApp
4 30 (27.03%) Citrix
5 22 (19.82%) Cisco
6 16 (14.41%) SonicWALL
7 11 (9.91%) HP
8 10 (9.01%) iManage
9 4 (3.60%) Apple
10 3 (2.70%) Avaya
10 3 (2.70%) Juniper
10 3 (2.70%) ProCurve
10 3 (2.70%) Red Box
10 3 (2.70%) Symantec
11 2 (1.80%) Veeam
12 1 (0.90%) IBM
12 1 (0.90%) Interwoven
12 1 (0.90%) Riverbed
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
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