Period
to 19 December 2018

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 19 December 2018 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 177 184
Rank change year-on-year +62 +7 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 102 58 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.33% 1.11% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.89% 5.27% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 78 67 76
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% -5.81% +38.39%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,050 £23,900
90th Percentile £53,250 £70,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 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 1,148 1,101 1,534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 26.23% 20.99% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 757 912 1,154
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,900 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £71,750 £61,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 19 December 2018.

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 19 December 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
Northamptonshire +30 41 £40,000 +53.85% 8
Nottinghamshire +37 36 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Derbyshire +17 19 £45,000 +57.89%
Leicestershire -23 5 £40,000 - 1
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 102 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 90 (88.24%) Windows
3 76 (74.51%) Microsoft
4 72 (70.59%) VMware
5 59 (57.84%) Active Directory
6 58 (56.86%) Windows Server
7 55 (53.92%) Hyper-V
8 54 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 53 (51.96%) TCP/IP
10 48 (47.06%) Citrix
11 44 (43.14%) Cisco
12 43 (42.16%) MCSA
13 42 (41.18%) Office 365
13 42 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
14 41 (40.20%) Cisco Certification
14 41 (40.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 35 (34.31%) DHCP
15 35 (34.31%) VLAN
16 32 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
17 31 (30.39%) DNS
18 28 (27.45%) ITIL
18 28 (27.45%) CCNA
18 28 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
19 27 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
20 25 (24.51%) LAN
21 24 (23.53%) MS Exchange
21 24 (23.53%) SLA
21 24 (23.53%) Windows 7
22 23 (22.55%) Azure Active Directory
22 23 (22.55%) Patch Management

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 24 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.75%) SharePoint
3 12 (11.76%) IBM Notes
4 8 (7.84%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 42 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 42 (41.18%) Office 365
2 23 (22.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 16 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (7.84%) IaaS
4 8 (7.84%) SaaS
5 7 (6.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (51.96%) TCP/IP
2 35 (34.31%) DHCP
2 35 (34.31%) VLAN
3 31 (30.39%) DNS
4 25 (24.51%) LAN
5 23 (22.55%) Firewall
6 21 (20.59%) WAN
7 16 (15.69%) Internet
8 14 (13.73%) Wireless
9 12 (11.76%) Ethernet
10 8 (7.84%) SAN
10 8 (7.84%) VoIP
11 7 (6.86%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (3.92%) H.323
12 4 (3.92%) RTP
12 4 (3.92%) VPN
13 2 (1.96%) MPLS
13 2 (1.96%) Skype
14 1 (0.98%) BIG-IP
14 1 (0.98%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.73%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (16.67%) Retail
2 12 (11.76%) Finance
3 4 (3.92%) Games
3 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.98%) Back Office
5 1 (0.98%) French Language
5 1 (0.98%) German Language
5 1 (0.98%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 24 (23.53%) Analyst
2 18 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (14.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (11.76%) Active Directory Analyst
4 12 (11.76%) Deskside Engineer
4 12 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 12 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 11 (10.78%) Support Analyst
5 11 (10.78%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (8.82%) IT Support
6 9 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Support Manager
7 7 (6.86%) Technical Manager
7 7 (6.86%) Technical Support
7 7 (6.86%) Technical Support Manager
8 6 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) IT Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.55%) Clustering
2 16 (15.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 14 (13.73%) Data Centre
4 12 (11.76%) Blackberry
4 12 (11.76%) Client/Server
4 12 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 8 (7.84%) Replication
6 7 (6.86%) Public Cloud
7 5 (4.90%) FMCG
7 5 (4.90%) NHS
8 3 (2.94%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 90 (88.24%) Windows
2 58 (56.86%) Windows Server
3 54 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (23.53%) Windows 7
7 12 (11.76%) Apple iOS
7 12 (11.76%) Linux
8 9 (8.82%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.92%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.94%) AIX
10 3 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.98%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.45%) ITIL
2 23 (22.55%) Patch Management
3 21 (20.59%) Network Load Balancing
4 18 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 15 (14.71%) Presales
6 14 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (13.73%) High Availability
7 12 (11.76%) Change Management
7 12 (11.76%) Identity Management
7 12 (11.76%) Server Management
7 12 (11.76%) Time Management
7 12 (11.76%) Validation
8 8 (7.84%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (6.86%) Incident Management
10 5 (4.90%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (4.90%) Database Mirroring
10 5 (4.90%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.76%) Java
2 10 (9.80%) SQL
3 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.94%) VBScript
5 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (42.16%) MCSA
3 41 (40.20%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (40.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 28 (27.45%) CCNA
5 17 (16.67%) MCP
6 13 (12.75%) CCNP
7 12 (11.76%) A+ Certification
7 12 (11.76%) ACDT
7 12 (11.76%) ACHDS
7 12 (11.76%) ACTC
7 12 (11.76%) MCDST
7 12 (11.76%) MCSM
7 12 (11.76%) Network+ Certification
8 10 (9.80%) VCP6
9 9 (8.82%) MCITP
10 6 (5.88%) Degree
11 5 (4.90%) CCA
11 5 (4.90%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (4.90%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (23.53%) SLA
2 4 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.96%) GDPR
3 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (57.84%) Active Directory
2 55 (53.92%) Hyper-V
3 32 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (14.71%) vSphere
5 12 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.94%) XenServer
7 2 (1.96%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.96%) XenApp
8 1 (0.98%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (14.71%) SCCM
2 13 (12.75%) SCOrch
3 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (5.88%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.98%) Ansible
6 1 (0.98%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.98%) Puppet
6 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.98%) Terraform
Vendors
1 76 (74.51%) Microsoft
2 72 (70.59%) VMware
3 48 (47.06%) Citrix
4 44 (43.14%) Cisco
5 16 (15.69%) Apple
6 12 (11.76%) Lotus
6 12 (11.76%) Oracle
6 12 (11.76%) Remedy
7 5 (4.90%) Avaya
7 5 (4.90%) IBM
8 2 (1.96%) Dell
8 2 (1.96%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.96%) Google
8 2 (1.96%) Ivanti
8 2 (1.96%) Sun
9 1 (0.98%) F5
9 1 (0.98%) GFI Software
9 1 (0.98%) Mitel
9 1 (0.98%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.98%) Veeam