Period
to 11 November 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 11 November 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
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 182 192 230
Rank change year-on-year +10 +38 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 84 144 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.25% 1.42% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.51% 4.89% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 80 69 131
East of England median annual salary £44,735 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +13.64% -1.12%
10th Percentile £22,750 £35,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -

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 1,863 2,945 3,710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.83% 28.96% 31.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,312 2,051 2,919
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,000 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 11 November 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 11 November 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 +57 49 £48,750 -11.36% 9
Cambridgeshire -2 16 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Essex +21 9 £44,735 +84.47%
Suffolk +12 9 £53,750 - 1
Bedfordshire -6 2 £23,500 -53.00%
Norfolk -17 1 £32,500 -7.14% 2
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 11 November 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 84 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (65.48%) VMware
3 48 (57.14%) Office 365
4 44 (52.38%) Azure
4 44 (52.38%) MCSA
5 36 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 34 (40.48%) Windows
6 34 (40.48%) Microsoft
7 31 (36.90%) Hyper-V
8 28 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 27 (32.14%) ITIL
10 25 (29.76%) CCNA
10 25 (29.76%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (28.57%) Citrix
12 23 (27.38%) EMC
12 23 (27.38%) NetApp
12 23 (27.38%) iSCSI
13 22 (26.19%) Data Centre
14 21 (25.00%) Mentoring
15 20 (23.81%) PowerShell
15 20 (23.81%) Cisco
15 20 (23.81%) TCP/IP
16 19 (22.62%) DHCP
16 19 (22.62%) DNS
16 19 (22.62%) Citrix Certification
16 19 (22.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 18 (21.43%) Firewall
17 18 (21.43%) MS Exchange
18 17 (20.24%) AWS
18 17 (20.24%) Degree

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 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 15 (17.86%) Skype for Business
3 12 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (9.52%) Apache Spark
4 8 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (9.52%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 48 (57.14%) Office 365
2 44 (52.38%) Azure
3 17 (20.24%) AWS
4 8 (9.52%) GCP
4 8 (9.52%) OpenShift
5 4 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.38%) IaaS
7 1 (1.19%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.19%) PaaS
7 1 (1.19%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.19%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.38%) iSCSI
2 20 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 19 (22.62%) DHCP
3 19 (22.62%) DNS
4 18 (21.43%) Firewall
5 15 (17.86%) Skype
6 13 (15.48%) NetScaler
7 8 (9.52%) HTTPS
8 6 (7.14%) LAN
9 5 (5.95%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (5.95%) Network Security
10 4 (4.76%) WAN
11 2 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.38%) VPN
11 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (1.19%) FTP
12 1 (1.19%) Internet
12 1 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (1.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) Big Data
2 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.19%) Power BI
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Bitbucket
1 8 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 8 (9.52%) git-flow
1 8 (9.52%) JIRA
2 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.19%) JUnit
2 1 (1.19%) Subversion
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Games
2 2 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (1.19%) Advertising
3 1 (1.19%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (23.81%) Cloud Engineer
2 19 (22.62%) Server Engineer
3 18 (21.43%) Analyst
4 17 (20.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 16 (19.05%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 15 (17.86%) Senior Server Engineer
6 15 (17.86%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 12 (14.29%) Consultant
7 12 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 12 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (11.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (11.90%) Architect
8 10 (11.90%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (9.52%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 8 (9.52%) Support Engineer
9 8 (9.52%) Technical Architect
9 8 (9.52%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 6 (7.14%) Cisco Administrator
10 6 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
10 6 (7.14%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) Web Services
2 8 (9.52%) .NET
2 8 (9.52%) AngularJS
2 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 8 (9.52%) GraphQL
2 8 (9.52%) Kafka
2 8 (9.52%) Node.js
2 8 (9.52%) React
2 8 (9.52%) REST
2 8 (9.52%) Spring
2 8 (9.52%) Spring MVC
2 8 (9.52%) Vue.js
3 2 (2.38%) JSON
4 1 (1.19%) CSS
4 1 (1.19%) EDI
4 1 (1.19%) HTML
4 1 (1.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.19%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.95%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.57%) Social Media
4 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.38%) Cyberattack
4 2 (2.38%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.19%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.19%) iPhone
5 1 (1.19%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (1.19%) Replication
5 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.48%) Windows
2 17 (20.24%) Windows Server
3 15 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.90%) Android
5 10 (11.90%) Linux
6 8 (9.52%) Apple iOS
7 5 (5.95%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.19%) CentOS
9 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.14%) ITIL
2 21 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 19 (22.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 15 (17.86%) Service Management
5 12 (14.29%) Network Management
6 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (10.71%) ITIL V3
8 8 (9.52%) API Design
8 8 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (9.52%) Ethical Hacking
8 8 (9.52%) IT Strategy
8 8 (9.52%) Kanban
8 8 (9.52%) MVC
8 8 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (9.52%) Reverse Engineering
8 8 (9.52%) Scrum
9 7 (8.33%) ITSM
9 7 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.52%) C
3 4 (4.76%) SQL
4 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.38%) C#
5 2 (2.38%) C++
5 2 (2.38%) VBScript
6 1 (1.19%) Java
6 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 84 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (52.38%) MCSA
3 25 (29.76%) CCNA
3 25 (29.76%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (22.62%) Citrix Certification
5 17 (20.24%) Degree
6 8 (9.52%) AWS Certification
6 8 (9.52%) CISSP
6 8 (9.52%) CompTIA Security+
6 8 (9.52%) GIAC
6 8 (9.52%) Linux+ Certification
6 8 (9.52%) Network+ Certification
6 8 (9.52%) SANS
6 8 (9.52%) SSCP
7 6 (7.14%) CCA
7 6 (7.14%) CCNP
7 6 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (5.95%) MCP
8 5 (5.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) PMO
2 5 (5.95%) SLA
3 3 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 36 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (36.90%) Hyper-V
3 28 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 15 (17.86%) XenApp
5 10 (11.90%) vSphere
6 9 (10.71%) Docker
7 3 (3.57%) Firmware
8 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.19%) VMware NSX
9 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 10 (11.90%) SCCM
3 8 (9.52%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.19%) vRealize
5 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (65.48%) VMware
2 34 (40.48%) Microsoft
3 24 (28.57%) Citrix
4 23 (27.38%) EMC
4 23 (27.38%) NetApp
5 20 (23.81%) Cisco
6 16 (19.05%) Google
7 13 (15.48%) CommVault
7 13 (15.48%) Ivanti
8 12 (14.29%) Symantec
8 12 (14.29%) Zscaler
9 8 (9.52%) F5
10 3 (3.57%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.38%) HP
11 2 (2.38%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (2.38%) SAP
11 2 (2.38%) Veeam
12 1 (1.19%) ConnectWise
12 1 (1.19%) Palo Alto