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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 159 156 148
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 88 117 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.46% 1.59% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.11% 5.37% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 76 103 122
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year -3.84% +6.12%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1722 2177 2254
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 28.54% 29.58% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1707 1776
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing MCSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +22 45 £40,500 +8.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +1 24 £44,000 +6.66% 2
Bedfordshire +20 12 £37,500 - 1
Suffolk - 5 £30,000 - 1
Essex -15 2 £45,000 +62.16%
Norfolk - 1 £36,000 - 1
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 145 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 113 (77.93%) Microsoft
3 111 (76.55%) Windows
4 77 (53.10%) Active Directory
5 73 (50.34%) Windows Server
6 67 (46.21%) Office 365
7 65 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 63 (43.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 63 (43.45%) Microsoft Azure
9 59 (40.69%) MS Excel
9 59 (40.69%) MCSA
9 59 (40.69%) VMware
10 53 (36.55%) MCP
11 40 (27.59%) MCITP
12 38 (26.21%) ITIL
12 38 (26.21%) DNS
13 36 (24.83%) MS Exchange
13 36 (24.83%) VMware Infrastructure
14 35 (24.14%) SQL Server
15 33 (22.76%) Cisco Certification
15 33 (22.76%) Hyper-V
16 31 (21.38%) DHCP
17 30 (20.69%) CCNA
18 29 (20.00%) Firewall
19 27 (18.62%) Citrix
20 26 (17.93%) SharePoint
20 26 (17.93%) SQL
20 26 (17.93%) PowerShell
20 26 (17.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 26 (17.93%) Presales

MCSE
Top Related 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 36 (24.83%) MS Exchange
2 26 (17.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 26 (17.93%) SharePoint
3 22 (15.17%) IIS
4 15 (10.34%) Skype for Business
5 10 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (5.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.76%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.07%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (2.07%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.38%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 59 (40.69%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.69%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 67 (46.21%) Office 365
2 63 (43.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (7.59%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (5.52%) SaaS
5 5 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (3.45%) PaaS
6 3 (2.07%) Akamai
7 2 (1.38%) IaaS
8 1 (0.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 38 (26.21%) DNS
2 31 (21.38%) DHCP
3 29 (20.00%) Firewall
4 16 (11.03%) TCP/IP
5 10 (6.90%) LAN
5 10 (6.90%) WAN
6 9 (6.21%) VPN
7 8 (5.52%) Internet
7 8 (5.52%) SMTP
8 7 (4.83%) HTTP
8 7 (4.83%) HTTPS
8 7 (4.83%) SAN
9 5 (3.45%) IMAP
9 5 (3.45%) NetScaler
10 4 (2.76%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (2.76%) VLAN
11 3 (2.07%) LDAP
11 3 (2.07%) Wireless
12 2 (1.38%) FTP
12 2 (1.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.83%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.38%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.76%) MSI
General
1 9 (6.21%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.14%) Finance
3 2 (1.38%) Advertising
4 1 (0.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (26.90%) Support Engineer
2 32 (22.07%) Consultant
3 25 (17.24%) Server Engineer
4 23 (15.86%) IT Engineer
5 22 (15.17%) IT Support
6 21 (14.48%) IT Support Engineer
7 18 (12.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 18 (12.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (11.72%) Technical Consultant
9 16 (11.03%) Analyst
9 16 (11.03%) Cloud Consultant
10 15 (10.34%) Azure Consultant
10 15 (10.34%) Server Consultant
10 15 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
11 14 (9.66%) Microsoft Engineer
11 14 (9.66%) VMware Engineer
12 13 (8.97%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (8.97%) Citrix Engineer
13 12 (8.28%) Administrator
13 12 (8.28%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.07%) .NET
2 2 (1.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.03%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.90%) Clustering
3 9 (6.21%) Driving Licence
4 8 (5.52%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.76%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.07%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.38%) EPoS
8 2 (1.38%) iPad
9 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.69%) CMDB
9 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.69%) Life Science
9 1 (0.69%) NHS
9 1 (0.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 111 (76.55%) Windows
2 73 (50.34%) Windows Server
3 65 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 63 (43.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (13.10%) Windows 7
6 16 (11.03%) Windows 10
7 14 (9.66%) Linux
8 11 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (6.90%) Windows 8
10 6 (4.14%) Unix
11 5 (3.45%) Mac OS
12 3 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.07%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.38%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.21%) ITIL
2 26 (17.93%) Presales
3 17 (11.72%) Customer Requirements
4 14 (9.66%) Project Management
5 13 (8.97%) High Availability
6 12 (8.28%) Change Management
7 11 (7.59%) ITIL V3
8 10 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (6.21%) Performance Improvement
10 8 (5.52%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 7 (4.83%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (4.14%) Service Delivery
12 6 (4.14%) Time Management
12 6 (4.14%) Trend Analysis
13 5 (3.45%) Data Protection
13 5 (3.45%) Problem Management
13 5 (3.45%) Ticket Management
14 4 (2.76%) Desktop Virtualisation
14 4 (2.76%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.93%) PowerShell
1 26 (17.93%) SQL
2 14 (9.66%) VBScript
3 4 (2.76%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 145 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (40.69%) MCSA
3 53 (36.55%) MCP
4 40 (27.59%) MCITP
5 33 (22.76%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (20.69%) CCNA
7 26 (17.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (11.03%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (7.59%) CCA
9 11 (7.59%) SC Cleared
9 11 (7.59%) Security Cleared
10 8 (5.52%) MCTS
10 8 (5.52%) VCDX
11 7 (4.83%) Degree
12 6 (4.14%) Network+ Certification
13 5 (3.45%) A+ Certification
13 5 (3.45%) CCNP
13 5 (3.45%) MCSD
14 4 (2.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (2.76%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 77 (53.10%) Active Directory
2 36 (24.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (22.76%) Hyper-V
4 14 (9.66%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.45%) XenApp
5 5 (3.45%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.76%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.76%) vCloud
6 4 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.76%) VMware Server
7 3 (2.07%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.07%) XenServer
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (14.48%) SCCM
2 20 (13.79%) SCOM
3 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.76%) BladeLogic
4 4 (2.76%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (2.76%) SCOrch
4 4 (2.76%) vRealize
5 3 (2.07%) Puppet
6 2 (1.38%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.69%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 113 (77.93%) Microsoft
2 59 (40.69%) VMware
3 27 (18.62%) Citrix
4 21 (14.48%) Cisco
5 16 (11.03%) Veeam
6 13 (8.97%) IBM
7 6 (4.14%) BMC
7 6 (4.14%) Computacenter
8 5 (3.45%) Google
9 4 (2.76%) HP
9 4 (2.76%) SAP
10 3 (2.07%) Apple
10 3 (2.07%) AppSense
10 3 (2.07%) CA
10 3 (2.07%) F5
10 3 (2.07%) Pegasus
10 3 (2.07%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.38%) Remedy
11 2 (1.38%) Sophos
12 1 (0.69%) Intel Security
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