Period
to 20 May 2018

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 20 May 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 of England
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 219 184
Rank change year-on-year +2 -35 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 156 148 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.26% 1.22% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.63% 4.10% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 124 138 184
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £53,750 £53,750
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 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 3,369 3,606 4,217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.19% 29.61% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,592 2,726 3,317
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,912
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.07% +4.25%

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 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 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
Cambridgeshire -13 62 £40,000 +23.08% 3
Hertfordshire -11 55 £60,000 +53.85% 4
Bedfordshire +17 19 £42,000 +12.00% 1
Essex +28 10 £29,000 -38.95% 3
Norfolk +22 9 £50,000 +38.89% 2
Suffolk +6 1 £29,000 -3.33% 1
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 of England region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 156 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 138 (88.46%) Windows
3 120 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 109 (69.87%) VMware
5 85 (54.49%) Windows Server
6 72 (46.15%) Active Directory
7 67 (42.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 65 (41.67%) PowerShell
9 58 (37.18%) Citrix
10 57 (36.54%) ITIL
11 47 (30.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 46 (29.49%) Microsoft Azure
13 44 (28.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 41 (26.28%) MCSA
14 41 (26.28%) SAN
15 40 (25.64%) MCITP
16 39 (25.00%) Hyper-V
16 39 (25.00%) Data Centre
17 38 (24.36%) DNS
17 38 (24.36%) DHCP
18 37 (23.72%) MCP
18 37 (23.72%) Cisco Certification
18 37 (23.72%) Firewall
19 36 (23.08%) Cisco
20 35 (22.44%) XenApp
20 35 (22.44%) DevOps
20 35 (22.44%) Problem-Solving
21 34 (21.79%) Windows Server 2008
21 34 (21.79%) Management Information System
22 33 (21.15%) Amazon AWS

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 29 (18.59%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.97%) OpenStack
3 11 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (3.85%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.64%) IIS
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.92%) Acrobat
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 46 (29.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (16.03%) Office 365
4 14 (8.97%) SaaS
5 5 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.28%) PaaS
7 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (26.28%) SAN
2 38 (24.36%) DHCP
2 38 (24.36%) DNS
3 37 (23.72%) Firewall
4 23 (14.74%) TCP/IP
5 20 (12.82%) Network Security
5 20 (12.82%) Remote Desktop
6 15 (9.62%) Wireshark
7 13 (8.33%) NetScaler
8 12 (7.69%) VLAN
9 11 (7.05%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (6.41%) Internet
11 8 (5.13%) WAN
12 7 (4.49%) LAN
12 7 (4.49%) MPLS
12 7 (4.49%) VPN
13 6 (3.85%) iSCSI
14 3 (1.92%) VoIP
14 3 (1.92%) WebEx
15 2 (1.28%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (3.21%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.64%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.64%) AutoIt
2 1 (0.64%) MSI
2 1 (0.64%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 23 (14.74%) Finance
2 17 (10.90%) Retail
3 2 (1.28%) Legal
3 2 (1.28%) Local Government
4 1 (0.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (23.72%) Windows Engineer
2 29 (18.59%) Analyst
3 24 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 23 (14.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (14.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 22 (14.10%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 15 (9.62%) Security Analyst
7 14 (8.97%) Team Leader
8 13 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
8 13 (8.33%) Security Operations Analyst
9 12 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
9 12 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
9 12 (7.69%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 11 (7.05%) Senior Windows Engineer
10 11 (7.05%) Server Engineer
11 10 (6.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (5.13%) Application Security Analyst
12 8 (5.13%) Firewall Analyst
12 8 (5.13%) Senior Server Engineer
12 8 (5.13%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.85%) Flash
2 3 (1.92%) CSS
3 2 (1.28%) Web Services
4 1 (0.64%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 34 (21.79%) Management Information System
3 30 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (13.46%) Computer Science
5 15 (9.62%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 14 (8.97%) Fat Client
6 14 (8.97%) Private Cloud
6 14 (8.97%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (8.97%) Thin Client
7 8 (5.13%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (4.49%) NHS
9 6 (3.85%) Driving Licence
9 6 (3.85%) Public Cloud
9 6 (3.85%) Replication
10 4 (2.56%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.92%) iPad
12 2 (1.28%) EMC VMAX
13 1 (0.64%) Clustering
13 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.64%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 138 (88.46%) Windows
2 85 (54.49%) Windows Server
3 47 (30.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (21.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (14.10%) Linux
6 10 (6.41%) Windows XP
7 7 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.56%) Windows 10
8 4 (2.56%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.92%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.92%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (36.54%) ITIL
2 35 (22.44%) DevOps
2 35 (22.44%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (16.03%) Data Loss Prevention
4 23 (14.74%) Cybersecurity
4 23 (14.74%) Event Correlation
4 23 (14.74%) Security Operations
4 23 (14.74%) SIEM
5 19 (12.18%) Computer Security
6 18 (11.54%) Service Delivery
7 17 (10.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (10.90%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 17 (10.90%) Risk Management
8 16 (10.26%) Migration
8 16 (10.26%) Security Management
9 15 (9.62%) Analytics
9 15 (9.62%) Information Security
9 15 (9.62%) Security Architecture
10 14 (8.97%) Runbook
11 12 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 65 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 17 (10.90%) Python
3 8 (5.13%) SQL
4 6 (3.85%) VBScript
5 5 (3.21%) C
6 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 156 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (28.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 41 (26.28%) MCSA
4 40 (25.64%) MCITP
5 37 (23.72%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (23.72%) MCP
6 31 (19.87%) CCNP
7 28 (17.95%) Citrix Certification
8 26 (16.67%) Degree
9 23 (14.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 23 (14.74%) CCSP
9 23 (14.74%) CISSP
9 23 (14.74%) CSSLP
9 23 (14.74%) GCWN
9 23 (14.74%) ISSAP
9 23 (14.74%) ISSEP
9 23 (14.74%) RHCA
9 23 (14.74%) RHCE
9 23 (14.74%) SANS
9 23 (14.74%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.82%) SLA
2 13 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 67 (42.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 35 (22.44%) XenApp
5 27 (17.31%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (9.62%) XenDesktop
7 13 (8.33%) Terminal Services
7 13 (8.33%) XenServer
8 11 (7.05%) Xen
9 10 (6.41%) vSphere
10 5 (3.21%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.64%) NFS
13 1 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (10.90%) Ansible
1 17 (10.90%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (10.90%) Puppet
2 15 (9.62%) RSA Security Analytics
2 15 (9.62%) SCCM
3 11 (7.05%) NetBackup
4 6 (3.85%) SCOM
4 6 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.92%) ServiceCenter
6 3 (1.92%) WSUS
7 1 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.64%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.64%) WMI
Vendors
1 120 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 109 (69.87%) VMware
3 58 (37.18%) Citrix
4 36 (23.08%) Cisco
5 23 (14.74%) Red Hat
6 22 (14.10%) HP
7 19 (12.18%) Symantec
8 16 (10.26%) NetApp
9 15 (9.62%) Splunk
10 14 (8.97%) Ivanti
11 12 (7.69%) CommVault
12 10 (6.41%) EMC
13 6 (3.85%) Google
13 6 (3.85%) IBM
14 5 (3.21%) Dell
15 3 (1.92%) Adobe
15 3 (1.92%) Bomgar
15 3 (1.92%) McAfee
15 3 (1.92%) Peregrine
15 3 (1.92%) Remedy