Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 209 236 233
Rank change year-on-year +27 -3 -60
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 121 119 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.28% 1.01% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.45% 3.30% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 59 103 110
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% +12.00%
10th Percentile £34,500 £26,800 £26,125
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £44,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.88% +3.13% -

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 of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,722 3,608 3,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.82% 30.63% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,883 2,880 2,743
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
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 of England

Job postings citing MCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in the East of England

MCSE
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE in the East of England.

Salary trend for MCSE in the East of England

MCSE
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for MCSE in the East of England

MCSE
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire +45 51 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Hertfordshire +10 44 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Norfolk +22 11 £35,000 +1.45% 1
Bedfordshire -18 9 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Suffolk +8 3 - - 1
Essex +8 3 £20,500 -48.34% 1
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 of England region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 121 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 81 (66.94%) VMware
4 61 (50.41%) Firewall
5 59 (48.76%) Windows
6 55 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 54 (44.63%) Cisco Certification
8 53 (43.80%) Active Directory
9 52 (42.98%) Cisco
10 46 (38.02%) CCNP
10 46 (38.02%) CISSP
11 45 (37.19%) MCSA
12 44 (36.36%) Data Centre
13 43 (35.54%) SANS
13 43 (35.54%) Security Operations
13 43 (35.54%) SSCP
13 43 (35.54%) Retail
14 42 (34.71%) SIEM
15 41 (33.88%) Red Hat
15 41 (33.88%) Risk Management
15 41 (33.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 41 (33.88%) Analytical Skills
16 40 (33.06%) Data Loss Prevention
16 40 (33.06%) Event Correlation
16 40 (33.06%) CCIE Security
16 40 (33.06%) RHCE
16 40 (33.06%) CCIE
16 40 (33.06%) CCSP
16 40 (33.06%) VCAP
16 40 (33.06%) CSSLP

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (6.61%) IBM Notes
2 7 (5.79%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.31%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.65%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (3.31%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 36 (29.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (17.36%) Office 365
3 9 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (7.44%) IaaS
3 9 (7.44%) PaaS
4 4 (3.31%) SaaS
5 2 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 61 (50.41%) Firewall
2 29 (23.97%) TCP/IP
3 27 (22.31%) Intrusion Detection
4 26 (21.49%) Internet
5 25 (20.66%) DNS
5 25 (20.66%) Wireshark
6 18 (14.88%) Wireless
7 16 (13.22%) Ethernet
8 13 (10.74%) DHCP
9 10 (8.26%) LAN
10 7 (5.79%) SAN
10 7 (5.79%) VLAN
10 7 (5.79%) VPN
11 6 (4.96%) iSCSI
11 6 (4.96%) SSL
12 4 (3.31%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (3.31%) WAN
13 3 (2.48%) HTTP
13 3 (2.48%) VSAN
14 2 (1.65%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.48%) Big Data
4 2 (1.65%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.65%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.65%) Bitbucket
1 2 (1.65%) CodeSonar
1 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.65%) git-flow
1 2 (1.65%) JIRA
1 2 (1.65%) Robot Framework
1 2 (1.65%) Selenium
2 1 (0.83%) MSI
2 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (35.54%) Retail
2 22 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (1.65%) Banking
3 2 (1.65%) Legal
3 2 (1.65%) Local Government
3 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (17.36%) Analyst
2 19 (15.70%) Architect
3 18 (14.88%) SOC Engineer
4 16 (13.22%) Consultant
4 16 (13.22%) SIEM Analyst
4 16 (13.22%) SIEM Engineer
4 16 (13.22%) SOC Analyst
5 15 (12.40%) IT Architect
5 15 (12.40%) IT Security Architect
5 15 (12.40%) Security Architect
5 15 (12.40%) Service Architect
6 13 (10.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (9.92%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (9.09%) Cloud Consultant
8 11 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
9 10 (8.26%) Azure Consultant
10 9 (7.44%) Cloud Engineer
10 9 (7.44%) Security Engineer
10 9 (7.44%) Senior Security Engineer
11 8 (6.61%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.31%) Web Services
2 2 (1.65%) .NET
2 2 (1.65%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.65%) Django
2 2 (1.65%) Flash
2 2 (1.65%) Java EE
2 2 (1.65%) LAMP
2 2 (1.65%) Node.js
2 2 (1.65%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (1.65%) REST
2 2 (1.65%) SOAP
2 2 (1.65%) Spring MVC
2 2 (1.65%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 44 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 41 (33.88%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (25.62%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (20.66%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 25 (20.66%) Cyberthreat
5 17 (14.05%) Management Information System
5 17 (14.05%) Security Operations Centre
6 16 (13.22%) Client/Server
7 12 (9.92%) Blackberry
8 8 (6.61%) Replication
9 5 (4.13%) Public Cloud
10 4 (3.31%) CCTV
10 4 (3.31%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (3.31%) iPhone
11 1 (0.83%) Clustering
11 1 (0.83%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.83%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 59 (48.76%) Windows
2 22 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 14 (11.57%) Windows 7
4 13 (10.74%) Windows 10
5 10 (8.26%) Apple iOS
6 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.96%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.31%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.31%) Windows Phone
8 4 (3.31%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.48%) Linux
10 2 (1.65%) Android
10 2 (1.65%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.83%) CentOS
11 1 (0.83%) Fedora
11 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (35.54%) Security Operations
2 42 (34.71%) SIEM
3 41 (33.88%) Risk Management
4 40 (33.06%) Data Loss Prevention
4 40 (33.06%) Event Correlation
5 36 (29.75%) Mentoring
6 32 (26.45%) Problem-Solving
7 29 (23.97%) Cybersecurity
8 27 (22.31%) Reverse Engineering
9 26 (21.49%) Information Security
9 26 (21.49%) ITIL
9 26 (21.49%) Security Management
9 26 (21.49%) Threat Intelligence
10 25 (20.66%) Analytics
10 25 (20.66%) Cyber Intelligence
10 25 (20.66%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 25 (20.66%) Kalman Filter
10 25 (20.66%) Malware Reverse Engineering
10 25 (20.66%) Threat Detection
10 25 (20.66%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.79%) PowerShell
2 10 (8.26%) Java
3 6 (4.96%) Python
4 5 (4.13%) C
5 4 (3.31%) SQL
6 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.48%) VBScript
7 2 (1.65%) C#
7 2 (1.65%) C++
7 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.65%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.65%) Perl
7 2 (1.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 121 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 54 (44.63%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (38.02%) CCNP
4 46 (38.02%) CISSP
5 45 (37.19%) MCSA
6 43 (35.54%) SANS
6 43 (35.54%) SSCP
7 41 (33.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 40 (33.06%) CCIE
8 40 (33.06%) CCIE Security
8 40 (33.06%) CCSP
8 40 (33.06%) CSSLP
8 40 (33.06%) GCWN
8 40 (33.06%) ISSAP
8 40 (33.06%) ISSEP
8 40 (33.06%) RHCA
8 40 (33.06%) RHCE
8 40 (33.06%) VCAP
8 40 (33.06%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.22%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) GPG13
2 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.65%) NIST 800
3 1 (0.83%) PMO
System Software
1 53 (43.80%) Active Directory
2 40 (33.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.57%) Hyper-V
4 11 (9.09%) vSphere
5 8 (6.61%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.48%) Docker
6 3 (2.48%) vCloud
6 3 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.65%) XenApp
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.83%) NFS
8 1 (0.83%) Samba
8 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.83%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (20.66%) RSA Security Analytics
2 12 (9.92%) SCOM
3 6 (4.96%) SCCM
4 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.48%) Puppet
6 2 (1.65%) EnCase
6 2 (1.65%) Nexpose
6 2 (1.65%) QRadar
6 2 (1.65%) Salt
6 2 (1.65%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.83%) Ansible
7 1 (0.83%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.83%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.83%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.83%) WSUS
7 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 88 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 81 (66.94%) VMware
3 52 (42.98%) Cisco
4 41 (33.88%) Red Hat
5 38 (31.40%) Splunk
6 26 (21.49%) Symantec
7 16 (13.22%) Apple
8 14 (11.57%) EMC
8 14 (11.57%) NetApp
9 10 (8.26%) Citrix
10 8 (6.61%) Lotus
10 8 (6.61%) Oracle
10 8 (6.61%) Remedy
11 7 (5.79%) Veeam
12 5 (4.13%) HP
13 3 (2.48%) Zerto
14 2 (1.65%) Becrypt
14 2 (1.65%) CommVault
14 2 (1.65%) Juniper
14 2 (1.65%) Meraki