Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 207 239 230
Rank change year-on-year +32 -9 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 46 76 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.77% 0.84% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.09% 2.96% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 45 44 121
East of England median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% -11.46% +17.07%
10th Percentile £25,900 £31,625 £25,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 1,488 2,567 3,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.90% 28.33% 30.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,064 1,801 2,981
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,507 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,875 £71,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 +26 21 £37,500 -27.88% 10
Cambridgeshire +38 12 £40,500 -7.43% 10
Suffolk - 7 £55,000 -
Essex +11 4 £34,750 +69.51% 6
Norfolk -17 2 £36,000 +2.86% 1
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 46 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (78.26%) VMware
3 34 (73.91%) Windows
4 30 (65.22%) MCSA
4 30 (65.22%) Office 365
5 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
6 24 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (50.00%) Azure
7 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 20 (43.48%) Windows Server
9 16 (34.78%) PowerShell
10 15 (32.61%) DNS
10 15 (32.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 14 (30.43%) DHCP
11 14 (30.43%) ITIL
11 14 (30.43%) Hyper-V
11 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (28.26%) EMC
12 13 (28.26%) NetApp
13 12 (26.09%) Firewall
14 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (23.91%) Cisco
14 11 (23.91%) CCNA
14 11 (23.91%) MCP
15 10 (21.74%) Linux
15 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
15 10 (21.74%) AWS
15 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (21.74%) Mentoring
15 10 (21.74%) Data Centre

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 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.57%) Skype for Business
3 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.35%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.17%) Confluence
6 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.17%) IIS
6 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 30 (65.22%) Office 365
2 23 (50.00%) Azure
3 10 (21.74%) AWS
4 1 (2.17%) GCP
4 1 (2.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) DNS
2 14 (30.43%) DHCP
3 12 (26.09%) Firewall
4 9 (19.57%) iSCSI
4 9 (19.57%) SAN
4 9 (19.57%) Skype
4 9 (19.57%) VPN
5 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 7 (15.22%) NetScaler
6 7 (15.22%) WAN
7 4 (8.70%) LAN
8 3 (6.52%) VLAN
8 3 (6.52%) VoIP
9 2 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.17%) FTP
10 1 (2.17%) HTTP
10 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
10 1 (2.17%) MPLS
10 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) Big Data
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.17%) Impala
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Bitbucket
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.35%) git-flow
1 2 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 5 (10.87%) Legal
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 15 (32.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 15 (32.61%) Support Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) IT Engineer
3 11 (23.91%) IT Support
4 10 (21.74%) IT Support Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) Analyst
6 8 (17.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 8 (17.39%) Administrator
6 8 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (15.22%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (15.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (15.22%) Cisco Administrator
7 7 (15.22%) Office 365 Administrator
7 7 (15.22%) Senior Cisco Administrator
7 7 (15.22%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 7 (15.22%) Senior VMWare Administrator
7 7 (15.22%) Server Administrator
7 7 (15.22%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Kafka
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.17%) EDI
2 1 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.17%) GraphQL
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) LDAP
2 1 (2.17%) Node.js
2 1 (2.17%) React
2 1 (2.17%) REST
2 1 (2.17%) Spring
2 1 (2.17%) Spring MVC
2 1 (2.17%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.22%) Driving Licence
3 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.17%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (2.17%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 34 (73.91%) Windows
2 20 (43.48%) Windows Server
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (21.74%) Linux
4 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (19.57%) Windows 10
6 5 (10.87%) CentOS
6 5 (10.87%) Fedora
6 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (10.87%) Ubuntu
7 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.52%) Android
9 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (30.43%) ITIL
3 10 (21.74%) Mentoring
4 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (15.22%) Network Management
4 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
5 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.04%) High Availability
5 6 (13.04%) Server Virtualisation
5 6 (13.04%) Service Management
5 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.87%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.87%) Task Automation
6 5 (10.87%) V-Model
6 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.70%) Project Delivery
7 4 (8.70%) Project Management
7 4 (8.70%) SDLC
7 4 (8.70%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) PowerShell
2 8 (17.39%) C
3 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell
4 6 (13.04%) Python
5 3 (6.52%) SQL
6 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) R
6 1 (2.17%) VB
6 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (65.22%) MCSA
3 11 (23.91%) CCNA
3 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (23.91%) MCP
4 8 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (15.22%) CISSP
5 7 (15.22%) CompTIA Security+
5 7 (15.22%) GIAC
5 7 (15.22%) Linux+ Certification
5 7 (15.22%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (15.22%) SANS
5 7 (15.22%) SSCP
6 6 (13.04%) Degree
6 6 (13.04%) DV Cleared
6 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
7 4 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.17%) CEH
8 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 24 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (30.43%) Hyper-V
4 7 (15.22%) vSphere
4 7 (15.22%) XenApp
5 6 (13.04%) Docker
6 5 (10.87%) NFS
6 5 (10.87%) Samba
6 5 (10.87%) VirtualBox
6 5 (10.87%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (10.87%) Xen
7 2 (4.35%) Firmware
8 1 (2.17%) Apache Flume
8 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (13.04%) Kubernetes
2 6 (13.04%) SCCM
3 5 (10.87%) Ansible
3 5 (10.87%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (10.87%) Nagios
3 5 (10.87%) OpenNMS
3 5 (10.87%) Puppet
3 5 (10.87%) vCenter Server
3 5 (10.87%) ZABBIX
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (4.35%) WSUS
5 1 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) Kibana
5 1 (2.17%) Oozie
5 1 (2.17%) SCOM
5 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) VMware
2 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
3 13 (28.26%) EMC
3 13 (28.26%) NetApp
4 11 (23.91%) Cisco
5 7 (15.22%) Citrix
5 7 (15.22%) CommVault
5 7 (15.22%) Ivanti
5 7 (15.22%) SolarWinds
5 7 (15.22%) Symantec
5 7 (15.22%) Zscaler
6 6 (13.04%) Veeam
7 5 (10.87%) Cloudera
7 5 (10.87%) Dell
7 5 (10.87%) Hortonworks
7 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.35%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.17%) BT
9 1 (2.17%) Draytek
9 1 (2.17%) Kaspersky