Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 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
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 224 125 200
Rank change year-on-year -99 +75 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 17 10 72
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.30% 0.50% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.03% 1.87% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 59
10th Percentile £32,250 £30,900 £31,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,500 £44,000 £44,735
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% -1.64% -10.53%
75th Percentile £43,250 £48,750 £50,000
90th Percentile " £50,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 1,655 535 1,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.45% 26.58% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 607 419 1,361
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £37,250 £34,802
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £61,500 £64,250 £61,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £76,875 £73,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing MCSE as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCSE in the East of England over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

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 4 December 2021. 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
Bedfordshire -15 7 £38,500 -18.95%
Hertfordshire -76 6 £37,500 -14.77% 4
Cambridgeshire - 2 £45,250 - 3
Norfolk - 1 £40,000 - 2
Suffolk - 1 £31,000 -
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 16 (94.12%) MCSA
2 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 16 (94.12%) Microsoft 365
3 15 (88.24%) VMware
4 14 (82.35%) PowerShell
4 14 (82.35%) Azure
4 14 (82.35%) AWS
5 13 (76.47%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (76.47%) Social Skills
6 11 (64.71%) Windows
7 10 (58.82%) DHCP
7 10 (58.82%) DNS
7 10 (58.82%) SharePoint
7 10 (58.82%) Firewall
7 10 (58.82%) Veeam
7 10 (58.82%) VLAN
7 10 (58.82%) Windows 10
7 10 (58.82%) Presales
8 9 (52.94%) Mentoring
8 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
8 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2016
8 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2019
8 9 (52.94%) Migration
8 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
8 9 (52.94%) NAS
8 9 (52.94%) Data Migration
8 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012

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 (58.82%) SharePoint
2 9 (52.94%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft 365
2 14 (82.35%) AWS
2 14 (82.35%) Azure
3 4 (23.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.88%) Power Automate
4 1 (5.88%) Power Platform
4 1 (5.88%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) DHCP
1 10 (58.82%) DNS
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
1 10 (58.82%) VLAN
2 9 (52.94%) ADSL
2 9 (52.94%) Internet
2 9 (52.94%) LAN
2 9 (52.94%) MPLS
2 9 (52.94%) NAS
2 9 (52.94%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (76.47%) Social Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 9 (52.94%) 3rd Line Support
1 9 (52.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 9 (52.94%) Support Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) IT Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) IT Support
2 6 (35.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft 365 Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Biotechnology
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows 10
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2016
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Presales
2 9 (52.94%) Data Migration
2 9 (52.94%) Mentoring
2 9 (52.94%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
4 4 (23.53%) Data Categorisation
4 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
4 4 (23.53%) Data Security
4 4 (23.53%) Proactive Management
4 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
4 4 (23.53%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.88%) Proactive Maintenance
6 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.88%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (94.12%) MCSA
3 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CCA
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 15 (88.24%) VMware
3 10 (58.82%) Veeam
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
4 4 (23.53%) Varonis
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) Okta
6 1 (5.88%) Zscaler