Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 246 174
Rank change year-on-year +25 -72 +31
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 133 123 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.10% 0.93% 1.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.61% 3.29% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 126 111 225
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.12% +4.71% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,875 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3686 3744 4712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 30.45% 28.25% 31.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2891 2957 3840
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +24 71 £52,500 -4.55% 3
Cambridgeshire -59 21 £36,500 -12.05% 1
Essex +44 15 £35,250 -13.50%
Bedfordshire +34 14 £46,250 +2.78% 1
Norfolk +21 9 £32,500 +1.56%
Suffolk +12 2 £28,500 -5.00%
East Anglia - 1 £45,000 -
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 91 (68.42%) Windows
3 86 (64.66%) Microsoft
4 72 (54.14%) VMware
5 64 (48.12%) Active Directory
6 62 (46.62%) CCNA
6 62 (46.62%) Cisco Certification
7 56 (42.11%) Windows Server
8 55 (41.35%) Office 365
9 48 (36.09%) Citrix
9 48 (36.09%) MCSA
10 47 (35.34%) VMware Infrastructure
11 44 (33.08%) Microsoft Azure
12 43 (32.33%) Cisco
13 42 (31.58%) ITIL
14 41 (30.83%) Hyper-V
15 39 (29.32%) DNS
15 39 (29.32%) Windows Server 2012
16 35 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
17 32 (24.06%) MS Exchange
18 31 (23.31%) DHCP
19 28 (21.05%) PowerShell
20 26 (19.55%) SAN
21 23 (17.29%) SQL Server
21 23 (17.29%) MCITP
22 22 (16.54%) SQL
22 22 (16.54%) Microsoft Office
22 22 (16.54%) Firewall
22 22 (16.54%) Exchange Server 2013
23 21 (15.79%) MCP

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 32 (24.06%) MS Exchange
2 22 (16.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (8.27%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.02%) Skype for Business
6 7 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.50%) IIS
8 1 (0.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (16.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (41.35%) Office 365
2 44 (33.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (12.03%) IaaS
4 11 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (8.27%) SaaS
5 10 (7.52%) PaaS
6 4 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.75%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 39 (29.32%) DNS
2 31 (23.31%) DHCP
3 26 (19.55%) SAN
4 22 (16.54%) Firewall
5 20 (15.04%) Internet
6 16 (12.03%) WAN
7 15 (11.28%) LAN
7 15 (11.28%) VLAN
7 15 (11.28%) VPN
8 14 (10.53%) VoIP
9 10 (7.52%) Skype
10 9 (6.77%) Wireless
11 8 (6.02%) iSCSI
11 8 (6.02%) SSL
11 8 (6.02%) TCP/IP
12 6 (4.51%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (3.01%) NetScaler
13 4 (3.01%) Network Security
14 3 (2.26%) NAS
15 2 (1.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Wise Package Studio
2 3 (2.26%) AdminStudio
2 3 (2.26%) MSI
3 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.75%) JIRA
3 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (3.76%) Advertising
2 3 (2.26%) Retail
3 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (24.81%) Consultant
2 28 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 25 (18.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 21 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (12.03%) Cloud Consultant
6 15 (11.28%) 3rd Line Support
6 15 (11.28%) Cloud Engineer
6 15 (11.28%) Senior Consultant
6 15 (11.28%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 15 (11.28%) Technical Consultant
7 14 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 13 (9.77%) Azure Consultant
8 13 (9.77%) Office 365 Consultant
8 13 (9.77%) Office 365 Engineer
8 13 (9.77%) Server Consultant
9 11 (8.27%) Azure Engineer
9 11 (8.27%) Windows Engineer
10 10 (7.52%) Senior Support Engineer
10 10 (7.52%) Server Engineer
10 10 (7.52%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.75%) .NET
1 1 (0.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.02%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.27%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.77%) Blackberry
5 8 (6.02%) iPhone
6 7 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (4.51%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.51%) User Experience
8 5 (3.76%) Driving Licence
9 3 (2.26%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.26%) HP Storage
10 2 (1.50%) Clustering
10 2 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.75%) BYOD
11 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 91 (68.42%) Windows
2 56 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 39 (29.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (13.53%) Windows 7
6 12 (9.02%) Windows 8
6 12 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (8.27%) Windows XP
8 8 (6.02%) Windows 10
8 8 (6.02%) Windows Phone
8 8 (6.02%) Windows Vista
9 7 (5.26%) Linux
10 6 (4.51%) Unix
11 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.26%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.50%) Android
13 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.58%) ITIL
2 18 (13.53%) Migration
3 15 (11.28%) Change Management
4 14 (10.53%) Data Protection
5 13 (9.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (9.77%) Presales
6 10 (7.52%) Patch Management
7 8 (6.02%) Business Development
7 8 (6.02%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (6.02%) Trend Analysis
8 7 (5.26%) Data Security
8 7 (5.26%) Information Security
8 7 (5.26%) ITIL V3
8 7 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
8 7 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 7 (5.26%) Proactive Monitoring
8 7 (5.26%) Service Management
9 6 (4.51%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (4.51%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 22 (16.54%) SQL
3 7 (5.26%) VBScript
4 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.50%) VB
5 1 (0.75%) C
5 1 (0.75%) Java
5 1 (0.75%) REXX
5 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.75%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 133 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (46.62%) CCNA
2 62 (46.62%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (36.09%) MCSA
4 23 (17.29%) MCITP
5 21 (15.79%) MCP
6 20 (15.04%) CCNP
6 20 (15.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 19 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
8 13 (9.77%) CCA
9 11 (8.27%) Degree
10 9 (6.77%) MCTS
11 6 (4.51%) CCAA
11 6 (4.51%) CISSP
11 6 (4.51%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (4.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (2.26%) A+ Certification
13 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.75%) Check Point Certification
14 1 (0.75%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (12.78%) PCI DSS
3 8 (6.02%) SLA
4 6 (4.51%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (4.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.75%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 64 (48.12%) Active Directory
2 47 (35.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (30.83%) Hyper-V
4 11 (8.27%) XenDesktop
5 9 (6.77%) XenApp
6 6 (4.51%) Xen
7 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (3.01%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.26%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.50%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.50%) XenServer
10 1 (0.75%) Docker
10 1 (0.75%) KVM
10 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (12.03%) SCCM
2 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (6.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.26%) Puppet
5 3 (2.26%) SCOM
5 3 (2.26%) WMI
5 3 (2.26%) WSUS
6 2 (1.50%) Ansible
6 2 (1.50%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.50%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.75%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.75%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 86 (64.66%) Microsoft
2 72 (54.14%) VMware
3 48 (36.09%) Citrix
4 43 (32.33%) Cisco
5 13 (9.77%) HP
6 6 (4.51%) SonicWALL
7 5 (3.76%) Juniper
8 3 (2.26%) Apple
8 3 (2.26%) EMC
8 3 (2.26%) Symantec
8 3 (2.26%) Veeam
9 2 (1.50%) NetApp
10 1 (0.75%) AppSense
10 1 (0.75%) Avaya
10 1 (0.75%) BMC
10 1 (0.75%) CA
10 1 (0.75%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.75%) CommVault
10 1 (0.75%) IBM
10 1 (0.75%) Splunk