Period
to 19 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 144 165
Rank change year-on-year -1 +21 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 75 84 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.56% 1.62% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.27% 7.51% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 71 92 83
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +25.00% -9.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,125 £24,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £54,875 £43,750
England median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +3.90%

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 1,032 1,118 1,662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.44% 21.56% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 789 935 1,268
East Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,150 £23,600 £22,425
90th Percentile £73,750 £59,350 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,408 £46,658
% change year-on-year +5.47% +1.61% +3.68%

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 September 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 September 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
Nottinghamshire +3 35 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Derbyshire +18 16 £39,817 +44.79%
Northamptonshire -1 13 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Leicestershire -9 10 £45,000 +20.00% 1
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 75 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (82.67%) Windows
3 53 (70.67%) Microsoft
4 48 (64.00%) Active Directory
5 46 (61.33%) VMware
6 36 (48.00%) MCSA
7 34 (45.33%) Windows Server
8 31 (41.33%) LAN
9 29 (38.67%) Citrix
9 29 (38.67%) Hyper-V
10 28 (37.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 26 (34.67%) Office 365
11 26 (34.67%) ITIL
12 25 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (32.00%) TCP/IP
14 22 (29.33%) Windows 7
15 21 (28.00%) WAN
16 20 (26.67%) MS Exchange
16 20 (26.67%) SLA
17 19 (25.33%) Microsoft Office
18 17 (22.67%) VLAN
18 17 (22.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 16 (21.33%) CCNA
19 16 (21.33%) Cisco Certification
20 15 (20.00%) Cisco
20 15 (20.00%) DNS
20 15 (20.00%) MCP
20 15 (20.00%) Wireless
20 15 (20.00%) Finance
21 14 (18.67%) Time 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 20 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.00%) IBM Notes
3 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (25.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 28 (37.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (34.67%) Office 365
3 13 (17.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (9.33%) SaaS
5 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (41.33%) LAN
2 24 (32.00%) TCP/IP
3 21 (28.00%) WAN
4 17 (22.67%) VLAN
5 15 (20.00%) DNS
5 15 (20.00%) Wireless
6 13 (17.33%) DHCP
7 12 (16.00%) Ethernet
7 12 (16.00%) Internet
7 12 (16.00%) SAN
8 6 (8.00%) Firewall
9 5 (6.67%) MPLS
10 3 (4.00%) BIG-IP
10 3 (4.00%) Skype
11 2 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.67%) VPN
12 1 (1.33%) NAS
12 1 (1.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Legal
2 5 (6.67%) Retail
3 3 (4.00%) Law
4 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Games
5 1 (1.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (18.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (16.00%) Deskside Engineer
2 12 (16.00%) Desktop Support
3 11 (14.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (13.33%) Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) IT Support
6 7 (9.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (9.33%) Support Manager
6 7 (9.33%) Technical Manager
6 7 (9.33%) Technical Support
6 7 (9.33%) Technical Support Manager
7 6 (8.00%) IT Manager
7 6 (8.00%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Compliance Manager
8 5 (6.67%) IT Security Manager
8 5 (6.67%) Security Compliance Manager
8 5 (6.67%) Security Manager
8 5 (6.67%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Active Directory Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Data Centre
2 12 (16.00%) Blackberry
2 12 (16.00%) Client/Server
2 12 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 9 (12.00%) Clustering
4 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (5.33%) CMDB
7 2 (2.67%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.33%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (1.33%) iSeries
8 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.33%) NHS
8 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 62 (82.67%) Windows
2 34 (45.33%) Windows Server
3 25 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (29.33%) Windows 7
5 13 (17.33%) Windows 10
6 12 (16.00%) Apple iOS
6 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.33%) Linux
10 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) ITIL
2 17 (22.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (18.67%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (18.67%) Time Management
4 12 (16.00%) Change Management
4 12 (16.00%) Identity Management
4 12 (16.00%) Server Management
4 12 (16.00%) Validation
5 11 (14.67%) Incident Management
6 9 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (10.67%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (9.33%) Network Load Balancing
8 7 (9.33%) Patch Management
8 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (8.00%) High Availability
9 6 (8.00%) Problem Management
10 5 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.67%) Load Balancing
10 5 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) Java
2 8 (10.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.00%) SQL
5 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 75 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (48.00%) MCSA
3 16 (21.33%) CCNA
3 16 (21.33%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (20.00%) MCP
5 13 (17.33%) A+ Certification
6 12 (16.00%) ACDT
6 12 (16.00%) ACHDS
6 12 (16.00%) ACTC
6 12 (16.00%) MCDST
6 12 (16.00%) MCITP
6 12 (16.00%) MCSM
6 12 (16.00%) Network+ Certification
7 10 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (12.00%) Degree
9 3 (4.00%) MCTS
10 2 (2.67%) CISSP
10 2 (2.67%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (26.67%) SLA
2 5 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (6.67%) GDPR
2 5 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.67%) TickIT
System Software
1 48 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 29 (38.67%) Hyper-V
3 14 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (16.00%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (12.00%) vSphere
6 5 (6.67%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.67%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.33%) XenApp
8 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) SCCM
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (4.00%) Ansible
3 3 (4.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.00%) Puppet
3 3 (4.00%) SCSM
3 3 (4.00%) Terraform
4 2 (2.67%) SCOM
5 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 53 (70.67%) Microsoft
2 46 (61.33%) VMware
3 29 (38.67%) Citrix
4 15 (20.00%) Cisco
5 13 (17.33%) Apple
5 13 (17.33%) Oracle
6 12 (16.00%) Lotus
6 12 (16.00%) Remedy
7 8 (10.67%) NetApp
8 3 (4.00%) Capita
8 3 (4.00%) F5
8 3 (4.00%) HP
9 2 (2.67%) IBM
9 2 (2.67%) Mitel
9 2 (2.67%) ProCurve
9 2 (2.67%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.67%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.33%) arcserve
10 1 (1.33%) EqualLogic
10 1 (1.33%) Red Hat