Period
to 19 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 126 140
Rank change year-on-year -10 +14 +59
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 103 109 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.00% 1.96% 1.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.27% 9.28% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 96 121 106
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -2.78%
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £43,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 1,003 1,174 1,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.45% 21.15% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 810 928 1,320
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £24,225 £24,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,975 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,658
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.55% +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 June 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 June 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 -15 43 £42,500 - 10
Derbyshire +10 29 £39,817 -7.13%
Northamptonshire -7 15 £39,000 +44.44% 6
Leicestershire +4 12 £42,500 +13.33%
Lincolnshire +1 4 £37,500 - 4
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (76.70%) Microsoft
3 64 (62.14%) Windows
4 63 (61.17%) VMware
5 61 (59.22%) MCSA
5 61 (59.22%) Active Directory
6 46 (44.66%) Office 365
7 45 (43.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 41 (39.81%) ITIL
9 39 (37.86%) Windows Server
10 35 (33.98%) Citrix
11 32 (31.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 30 (29.13%) Cisco Certification
13 29 (28.16%) MS Exchange
14 28 (27.18%) WAN
15 27 (26.21%) LAN
16 25 (24.27%) Problem-Solving
17 24 (23.30%) Microsoft Office
17 24 (23.30%) CCNA
18 23 (22.33%) SAN
19 22 (21.36%) Hyper-V
20 21 (20.39%) Cisco
21 19 (18.45%) Windows Server 2012
22 18 (17.48%) Customer Requirements
22 18 (17.48%) Azure Active Directory
22 18 (17.48%) Windows 10
23 16 (15.53%) vSphere
23 16 (15.53%) SCCM
23 16 (15.53%) DNS
23 16 (15.53%) CCNP

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 29 (28.16%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.74%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (6.80%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.88%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (23.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 46 (44.66%) Office 365
2 45 (43.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (17.48%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (8.74%) SaaS
5 8 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (6.80%) OneDrive
7 6 (5.83%) PaaS
8 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (27.18%) WAN
2 27 (26.21%) LAN
3 23 (22.33%) SAN
4 16 (15.53%) DNS
5 15 (14.56%) Firewall
6 12 (11.65%) Remote Desktop
7 11 (10.68%) VLAN
8 10 (9.71%) DHCP
9 5 (4.85%) Skype
9 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
10 4 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.91%) MPLS
11 3 (2.91%) VPN
11 3 (2.91%) Wireless
12 2 (1.94%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.97%) NAS
13 1 (0.97%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.97%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.59%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 7
4 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.97%) MySQL
6 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (15.53%) Retail
2 15 (14.56%) Manufacturing
3 12 (11.65%) Finance
4 5 (4.85%) Legal
5 4 (3.88%) Back Office
5 4 (3.88%) Marketing
6 3 (2.91%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (24.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (15.53%) Support Engineer
3 14 (13.59%) IT Engineer
4 12 (11.65%) DBA
5 11 (10.68%) IT Support
5 11 (10.68%) SQL DBA
6 8 (7.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (6.80%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) IT Support Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) SharePoint Specialist
7 7 (6.80%) Technical Specialist
8 6 (5.83%) Architect
8 6 (5.83%) Azure Consultant
8 6 (5.83%) Consultant
8 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.83%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) .NET
1 1 (0.97%) CSS
1 1 (0.97%) jQuery
1 1 (0.97%) Lambda Expressions
1 1 (0.97%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) NHS
2 13 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.80%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.83%) PMI
5 5 (4.85%) Clustering
5 5 (4.85%) Private Cloud
5 5 (4.85%) Replication
5 5 (4.85%) User Experience
6 4 (3.88%) CMDB
6 4 (3.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.88%) PKI
7 2 (1.94%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.97%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.97%) iSeries
8 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 64 (62.14%) Windows
2 39 (37.86%) Windows Server
3 19 (18.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (17.48%) Windows 10
5 13 (12.62%) Linux
6 10 (9.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (7.77%) Windows 8
7 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.83%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.91%) Android
9 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.91%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.97%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.81%) ITIL
2 25 (24.27%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (17.48%) Customer Requirements
4 14 (13.59%) Service Delivery
5 13 (12.62%) PRINCE2
6 12 (11.65%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (11.65%) Product Management
7 11 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (10.68%) Presales
8 10 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (8.74%) Configuration Management
9 9 (8.74%) Incident Management
10 8 (7.77%) ITIL V3
10 8 (7.77%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (6.80%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (5.83%) Data Protection
12 6 (5.83%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 6 (5.83%) Load Balancing
12 6 (5.83%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.65%) PowerShell
1 12 (11.65%) SQL
2 7 (6.80%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.97%) C
3 1 (0.97%) C#
Qualifications
1 103 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (59.22%) MCSA
3 30 (29.13%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (23.30%) CCNA
5 16 (15.53%) CCNP
6 15 (14.56%) MCITP
7 11 (10.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (9.71%) Degree
9 6 (5.83%) CAPM
9 6 (5.83%) PMI Certification
9 6 (5.83%) PMP
9 6 (5.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (4.85%) MCDBA
10 5 (4.85%) MCP
11 4 (3.88%) CCDA
11 4 (3.88%) CCIE
11 4 (3.88%) MCSD
11 4 (3.88%) MOS
12 3 (2.91%) CISSP
12 3 (2.91%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.65%) SLA
2 11 (10.68%) PMO
3 4 (3.88%) TickIT
4 3 (2.91%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (2.91%) GDPR
4 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.91%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (59.22%) Active Directory
2 32 (31.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (21.36%) Hyper-V
4 16 (15.53%) vSphere
5 13 (12.62%) XenApp
6 12 (11.65%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (6.80%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (5.83%) BitLocker
8 6 (5.83%) XenDesktop
9 5 (4.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (4.85%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.97%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (15.53%) SCCM
2 10 (9.71%) SCSM
3 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (4.85%) SCDPM
4 5 (4.85%) SCOrch
4 5 (4.85%) SCVMM
5 4 (3.88%) SCOM
5 4 (3.88%) WSUS
6 3 (2.91%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.94%) Ansible
7 2 (1.94%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.94%) Puppet
7 2 (1.94%) Terraform
8 1 (0.97%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 79 (76.70%) Microsoft
2 63 (61.17%) VMware
3 35 (33.98%) Citrix
4 21 (20.39%) Cisco
5 12 (11.65%) HP
6 11 (10.68%) NetApp
7 8 (7.77%) Dell
7 8 (7.77%) F5
7 8 (7.77%) Veeam
8 6 (5.83%) Google
9 5 (4.85%) Oracle
10 4 (3.88%) Avaya
10 4 (3.88%) Capita
10 4 (3.88%) ProCurve
10 4 (3.88%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.88%) SonicWALL
11 3 (2.91%) Ivanti
11 3 (2.91%) Meraki
11 3 (2.91%) Mitel
11 3 (2.91%) MobileIron