Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 213 215
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 79 156 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.06% 1.28% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.72% 4.57% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 69 120 145
East of England median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% - -
10th Percentile £22,750 £27,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 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 2,123 3,416 3,751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.37% 28.12% 30.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,577 2,461 2,848
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,366
% change year-on-year - +10.21% -4.49%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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
Hertfordshire +45 47 £44,000 -26.67% 8
Cambridgeshire +18 17 £38,500 -8.33% 4
Suffolk +29 7 £55,000 +89.66% 1
Norfolk +3 5 £36,500 -27.00% 4
Bedfordshire -14 3 £23,500 -44.05% 3
Essex +27 2 £31,693 +9.28%
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 79 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (72.15%) Windows
3 47 (59.49%) MCSA
4 43 (54.43%) Office 365
5 42 (53.16%) VMware
6 40 (50.63%) Microsoft
7 38 (48.10%) Active Directory
8 35 (44.30%) ITIL
9 33 (41.77%) Hyper-V
10 30 (37.97%) Microsoft Azure
11 27 (34.18%) Windows Server
12 26 (32.91%) Problem-Solving
13 25 (31.65%) PowerShell
14 24 (30.38%) Citrix
14 24 (30.38%) Cisco
14 24 (30.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 23 (29.11%) Windows Server 2012
15 23 (29.11%) SCCM
16 22 (27.85%) Windows 7
16 22 (27.85%) MCP
16 22 (27.85%) DHCP
17 21 (26.58%) DNS
18 19 (24.05%) Citrix Certification
19 18 (22.78%) Cisco Certification
19 18 (22.78%) MS Exchange
19 18 (22.78%) Microsoft Office
19 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
19 18 (22.78%) iSCSI
19 18 (22.78%) Windows 10
20 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure

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 18 (22.78%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.66%) Skype for Business
3 8 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (8.86%) Apache Spark
4 7 (8.86%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (8.86%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) IIS
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (22.78%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (5.06%) Acrobat
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 43 (54.43%) Office 365
2 30 (37.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (10.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (8.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (8.86%) OpenShift
5 3 (3.80%) IaaS
6 2 (2.53%) PaaS
7 1 (1.27%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.27%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.27%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (27.85%) DHCP
2 21 (26.58%) DNS
3 18 (22.78%) iSCSI
4 16 (20.25%) TCP/IP
5 12 (15.19%) NetScaler
5 12 (15.19%) Remote Desktop
6 10 (12.66%) Skype
7 8 (10.13%) Firewall
7 8 (10.13%) VPN
8 7 (8.86%) HTTPS
9 6 (7.59%) SAN
10 5 (6.33%) BIG-IP
10 5 (6.33%) Internet
10 5 (6.33%) IP Telephony
10 5 (6.33%) LAN
10 5 (6.33%) VLAN
11 4 (5.06%) WebEx
12 3 (3.80%) WAN
13 2 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) Big Data
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.27%) Power BI
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Bitbucket
1 7 (8.86%) Git (software)
1 7 (8.86%) git-flow
1 7 (8.86%) JIRA
2 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.27%) JUnit
2 1 (1.27%) MSI
2 1 (1.27%) Subversion
2 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (6.33%) Electronics
1 5 (6.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Automotive
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (25.32%) Analyst
2 14 (17.72%) Server Engineer
3 13 (16.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (15.19%) Cloud Engineer
4 12 (15.19%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 11 (13.92%) Consultant
5 11 (13.92%) Senior Server Engineer
5 11 (13.92%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 10 (12.66%) Support Engineer
7 9 (11.39%) Support Analyst
8 8 (10.13%) Architect
8 8 (10.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (10.13%) IT Analyst
9 7 (8.86%) Desktop Support
9 7 (8.86%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (7.59%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (7.59%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (7.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (7.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 6 (7.59%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) .NET
1 7 (8.86%) AngularJS
1 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET
1 7 (8.86%) GraphQL
1 7 (8.86%) Kafka
1 7 (8.86%) Node.js
1 7 (8.86%) React
1 7 (8.86%) REST
1 7 (8.86%) Spring
1 7 (8.86%) Spring MVC
1 7 (8.86%) Vue.js
2 5 (6.33%) CSS
3 2 (2.53%) JSON
4 1 (1.27%) HTML
4 1 (1.27%) RESTful
4 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) Data Centre
2 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.66%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.59%) User Experience
5 5 (6.33%) Replication
6 4 (5.06%) Driving Licence
6 4 (5.06%) iPad
6 4 (5.06%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.53%) Cyberattack
7 2 (2.53%) Cybercrime
7 2 (2.53%) EPoS
8 1 (1.27%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.27%) iPhone
8 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 57 (72.15%) Windows
2 27 (34.18%) Windows Server
3 23 (29.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (27.85%) Windows 7
5 18 (22.78%) Windows 10
5 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (10.13%) Windows XP
7 7 (8.86%) Android
7 7 (8.86%) Apple iOS
7 7 (8.86%) Linux
7 7 (8.86%) Windows 2000
8 6 (7.59%) Mac OS
9 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.30%) ITIL
2 26 (32.91%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (30.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (13.92%) Problem Management
5 10 (12.66%) Change Management
5 10 (12.66%) ITSM
5 10 (12.66%) Service Delivery
6 9 (11.39%) Network Management
7 8 (10.13%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (10.13%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.13%) Reverse Engineering
7 8 (10.13%) Scrum
8 7 (8.86%) API Design
8 7 (8.86%) Ethical Hacking
8 7 (8.86%) ITIL V3
8 7 (8.86%) Kanban
8 7 (8.86%) MVC
8 7 (8.86%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (8.86%) Presales
9 6 (7.59%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.65%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.86%) C
3 6 (7.59%) VBScript
4 2 (2.53%) C#
4 2 (2.53%) C++
4 2 (2.53%) SQL
5 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.27%) Java
5 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 79 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (59.49%) MCSA
3 22 (27.85%) MCP
4 19 (24.05%) Citrix Certification
5 18 (22.78%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (21.52%) CCNA
7 14 (17.72%) Degree
8 10 (12.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (11.39%) MCITP
10 8 (10.13%) CISSP
10 8 (10.13%) SANS
10 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
10 8 (10.13%) SSCP
11 7 (8.86%) CompTIA Security+
11 7 (8.86%) GIAC
11 7 (8.86%) Linux+ Certification
11 7 (8.86%) Network+ Certification
12 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
13 5 (6.33%) CCAA
13 5 (6.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) SLA
2 5 (6.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (6.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 5 (6.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.33%) PMO
3 1 (1.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 38 (48.10%) Active Directory
2 33 (41.77%) Hyper-V
3 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (17.72%) XenApp
5 8 (10.13%) Docker
6 5 (6.33%) DFS Replication
7 4 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.80%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (3.80%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.80%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.53%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (29.11%) SCCM
2 9 (11.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (8.86%) Kubernetes
4 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (6.33%) SCOM
4 5 (6.33%) SCVMM
5 4 (5.06%) ServiceCenter
5 4 (5.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (5.06%) WSUS
6 1 (1.27%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.27%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (1.27%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 42 (53.16%) VMware
2 40 (50.63%) Microsoft
3 24 (30.38%) Cisco
3 24 (30.38%) Citrix
4 13 (16.46%) EMC
4 13 (16.46%) NetApp
5 12 (15.19%) Ivanti
6 11 (13.92%) CommVault
7 10 (12.66%) Symantec
8 9 (11.39%) HP
8 9 (11.39%) Zscaler
9 7 (8.86%) Google
9 7 (8.86%) Nimble Storage
10 6 (7.59%) Apple
11 5 (6.33%) Aruba
11 5 (6.33%) F5
11 5 (6.33%) Mitel
11 5 (6.33%) ServiceNow
12 4 (5.06%) Bomgar
12 4 (5.06%) MobileIron