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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
England / East Midlands
Rank 107 112 152
Rank change year-on-year +5 +40  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 57 55 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.95% 1.73% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.55% 6.38% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 53 45 30
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -2.59% +5.47%  

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 597 862 871
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 20.39% 27.14% 26.77%
Number of salaries quoted 455 643 633
Median salary £43,000 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.38% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 26 £42,500 +29.77% 5
Derbyshire -1 12 £50,000 +72.41% 1
Northamptonshire +19 7 £29,500 +18.00% 2
Leicestershire -12 7 £37,500 -11.76%
Lincolnshire 0 1 £37,500 +87.50%
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 98 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (80.61%) Microsoft
3 61 (62.24%) Windows
4 50 (51.02%) Active Directory
5 46 (46.94%) VMware
6 45 (45.92%) MCSA
6 45 (45.92%) Windows Server
7 36 (36.73%) ITIL
8 31 (31.63%) NetApp
9 29 (29.59%) MS Exchange
10 27 (27.55%) Firewall
11 26 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
11 26 (26.53%) Office 365
12 25 (25.51%) Microsoft Azure
12 25 (25.51%) SQL Server
12 25 (25.51%) MS Excel
13 23 (23.47%) SAN
13 23 (23.47%) High Availability
13 23 (23.47%) SCCM
14 22 (22.45%) Hyper-V
14 22 (22.45%) CCNA
15 21 (21.43%) SQL
16 20 (20.41%) Cisco
17 19 (19.39%) Citrix
17 19 (19.39%) SC Cleared
17 19 (19.39%) Security Cleared
17 19 (19.39%) MCITP
18 16 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2010
18 16 (16.33%) SLA
19 15 (15.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCSE
Top Related 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 29 (29.59%) MS Exchange
2 16 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (12.24%) SharePoint
4 10 (10.20%) Skype for Business
5 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (25.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (26.53%) Office 365
2 25 (25.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.16%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.04%) SaaS
6 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.02%) IaaS
6 1 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.55%) Firewall
2 23 (23.47%) SAN
3 11 (11.22%) Internet
4 9 (9.18%) Skype
4 9 (9.18%) VoIP
4 9 (9.18%) WAN
5 8 (8.16%) LAN
6 7 (7.14%) Wireless
7 6 (6.12%) DHCP
7 6 (6.12%) DNS
7 6 (6.12%) Unified Communications
7 6 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (5.10%) MPLS
9 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.08%) VLAN
10 3 (3.06%) Wireless Security
11 2 (2.04%) IP Telephony
11 2 (2.04%) PBX
11 2 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (1.02%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.51%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (13.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.16%) Law
3 5 (5.10%) Retail
4 2 (2.04%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.04%) Polish Language
4 2 (2.04%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.02%) Legal
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 28 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (21.43%) Consultant
3 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Consultant
4 14 (14.29%) Analyst
5 12 (12.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (11.22%) IT Support
7 10 (10.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (8.16%) Architect
8 8 (8.16%) IT Engineer
8 8 (8.16%) Support Engineer
9 7 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
9 7 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (7.14%) VMware Architect
9 7 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
10 6 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 5 (5.10%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 5 (5.10%) IT Manager
11 5 (5.10%) Mobility Consultant
11 5 (5.10%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.10%) Clustering
4 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.08%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.06%) FMCG
6 3 (3.06%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.02%) CESG
8 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.02%) PKI
8 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 61 (62.24%) Windows
2 45 (45.92%) Windows Server
3 15 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (12.24%) Windows 10
6 10 (10.20%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.10%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.04%) Linux
9 1 (1.02%) Unix
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.73%) ITIL
2 23 (23.47%) High Availability
3 11 (11.22%) Line Management
4 9 (9.18%) PRINCE2
4 9 (9.18%) Process Improvement
5 7 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 7 (7.14%) Document Management
5 7 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.14%) Service Management
6 6 (6.12%) Migration
6 6 (6.12%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 6 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (6.12%) Presales
7 5 (5.10%) Data Centre Operations
7 5 (5.10%) ITIL V3
7 5 (5.10%) ITSM
7 5 (5.10%) Patch Management
7 5 (5.10%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.10%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.43%) SQL
2 5 (5.10%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 98 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (45.92%) MCSA
3 26 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (22.45%) CCNA
5 19 (19.39%) MCITP
5 19 (19.39%) SC Cleared
5 19 (19.39%) Security Cleared
6 15 (15.31%) Degree
6 15 (15.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (8.16%) CCNP
8 7 (7.14%) MCP
9 6 (6.12%) CISSP
10 5 (5.10%) CCDP
11 3 (3.06%) CCDA
11 3 (3.06%) CCIE
12 1 (1.02%) CCIP
12 1 (1.02%) CCSP
12 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.02%) MCDST
12 1 (1.02%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (51.02%) Active Directory
2 22 (22.45%) Hyper-V
3 14 (14.29%) vSphere
4 10 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.06%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.04%) XenApp
6 2 (2.04%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.02%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (23.47%) SCCM
2 13 (13.27%) SCOM
3 9 (9.18%) SCSM
4 4 (4.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.02%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 79 (80.61%) Microsoft
2 46 (46.94%) VMware
3 31 (31.63%) NetApp
4 20 (20.41%) Cisco
5 19 (19.39%) Citrix
6 11 (11.22%) HP
7 9 (9.18%) SonicWALL
8 5 (5.10%) Apple
9 3 (3.06%) iManage
10 1 (1.02%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.02%) Avaya
10 1 (1.02%) Dell
10 1 (1.02%) Interwoven
10 1 (1.02%) Juniper
10 1 (1.02%) Meraki
10 1 (1.02%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.02%) Red Box
10 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.02%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.02%) Symantec
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