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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 186 165
Rank change year-on-year +1 -21  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 70 68 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.13% 1.00% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.69% 3.40% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 66 65 97
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% +9.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  

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 1896 2001 2572
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 30.60% 29.40% 31.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1462 1652 2105
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,150 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +18 50 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Cambridgeshire -32 11 £32,500 -21.68% 3
Essex -3 4 £36,000 -31.42% 3
Bedfordshire +21 3 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Suffolk +6 1 £38,500 -35.83%
Norfolk - 1 £36,000 -
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 159 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 119 (74.84%) Windows
3 108 (67.92%) Microsoft
4 91 (57.23%) Office 365
5 83 (52.20%) MCSA
6 82 (51.57%) Windows Server
7 72 (45.28%) VMware
8 71 (44.65%) Active Directory
9 70 (44.03%) Microsoft Azure
10 64 (40.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 57 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
12 56 (35.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 56 (35.22%) MCP
13 50 (31.45%) ITIL
14 49 (30.82%) Hyper-V
15 46 (28.93%) CCNA
15 46 (28.93%) DNS
15 46 (28.93%) Cisco Certification
16 45 (28.30%) Citrix
17 41 (25.79%) SQL
18 40 (25.16%) DHCP
18 40 (25.16%) PowerShell
19 38 (23.90%) SQL Server
20 37 (23.27%) Cisco
21 34 (21.38%) Firewall
22 33 (20.75%) MS Exchange
23 32 (20.13%) SharePoint
24 31 (19.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 31 (19.50%) Microsoft Office
25 28 (17.61%) Windows 7

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 33 (20.75%) MS Exchange
2 32 (20.13%) SharePoint
3 22 (13.84%) Skype for Business
4 18 (11.32%) IIS
5 17 (10.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (5.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.14%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.52%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.63%) Apache
10 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 31 (19.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.26%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 91 (57.23%) Office 365
2 70 (44.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (6.92%) SaaS
5 9 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (3.77%) IaaS
7 5 (3.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (3.14%) PaaS
8 1 (0.63%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 46 (28.93%) DNS
2 40 (25.16%) DHCP
3 34 (21.38%) Firewall
4 22 (13.84%) SAN
5 20 (12.58%) LAN
5 20 (12.58%) WAN
6 16 (10.06%) TCP/IP
7 15 (9.43%) Skype
8 12 (7.55%) VLAN
8 12 (7.55%) VPN
9 9 (5.66%) HTTP
9 9 (5.66%) HTTPS
9 9 (5.66%) Internet
9 9 (5.66%) SMTP
10 7 (4.40%) VoIP
11 6 (3.77%) iSCSI
12 5 (3.14%) IMAP
12 5 (3.14%) LDAP
13 4 (2.52%) FTP
13 4 (2.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (23.90%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.40%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.14%) Wise Package Studio
2 4 (2.52%) MSI
General
1 12 (7.55%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.66%) Advertising
3 2 (1.26%) Finance
3 2 (1.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (26.42%) Consultant
2 33 (20.75%) Support Engineer
3 32 (20.13%) Server Engineer
4 31 (19.50%) Technical Consultant
5 27 (16.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 25 (15.72%) Server Consultant
7 23 (14.47%) Senior Consultant
7 23 (14.47%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 23 (14.47%) Technical Engineer
8 21 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (13.21%) Office 365 Engineer
9 20 (12.58%) Cloud Consultant
9 20 (12.58%) IT Support
10 18 (11.32%) Senior Technical Engineer
11 17 (10.69%) Azure Consultant
11 17 (10.69%) IT Engineer
11 17 (10.69%) Senior Server Engineer
12 16 (10.06%) IT Support Engineer
13 15 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support
13 15 (9.43%) Azure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.92%) Clustering
2 10 (6.29%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.29%) Driving Licence
3 8 (5.03%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.40%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.14%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (3.14%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.52%) User Experience
7 2 (1.26%) EPoS
7 2 (1.26%) iPad
7 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) BYOD
8 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.63%) CMDB
8 1 (0.63%) Life Science
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 119 (74.84%) Windows
2 82 (51.57%) Windows Server
3 64 (40.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 56 (35.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (17.61%) Windows 7
6 27 (16.98%) Windows 10
7 14 (8.81%) Linux
8 9 (5.66%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.14%) Mac OS
9 5 (3.14%) Unix
9 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.89%) Android
10 3 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.45%) ITIL
2 20 (12.58%) Presales
3 14 (8.81%) Customer Requirements
3 14 (8.81%) ITIL V3
4 13 (8.18%) High Availability
4 13 (8.18%) Project Management
5 11 (6.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (6.92%) Service Management
6 10 (6.29%) Change Management
6 10 (6.29%) Data Protection
6 10 (6.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 9 (5.66%) Application Packaging
7 9 (5.66%) Data Management
7 9 (5.66%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 9 (5.66%) Patch Management
8 8 (5.03%) Performance Improvement
9 7 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (4.40%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.77%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (25.79%) SQL
2 40 (25.16%) PowerShell
3 15 (9.43%) VBScript
4 6 (3.77%) VB
5 5 (3.14%) REXX
5 5 (3.14%) Tcl
6 4 (2.52%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 159 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (52.20%) MCSA
3 56 (35.22%) MCP
4 46 (28.93%) CCNA
4 46 (28.93%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (19.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 20 (12.58%) Citrix Certification
7 18 (11.32%) MCITP
8 13 (8.18%) Degree
8 13 (8.18%) SC Cleared
8 13 (8.18%) Security Cleared
9 12 (7.55%) CCA
9 12 (7.55%) CCNP
10 10 (6.29%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (3.14%) A+ Certification
11 5 (3.14%) LPIC
11 5 (3.14%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (3.14%) RHCE
11 5 (3.14%) VCDX
12 4 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.66%) SLA
2 6 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.52%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (2.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 71 (44.65%) Active Directory
2 57 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (30.82%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.92%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.77%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.52%) vCloud
8 2 (1.26%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.26%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.26%) XenApp
8 2 (1.26%) XenServer
9 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (13.84%) SCCM
2 12 (7.55%) SCOM
3 9 (5.66%) BladeLogic
4 8 (5.03%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (3.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (3.14%) Puppet
7 4 (2.52%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (2.52%) SCOrch
7 4 (2.52%) vRealize
8 1 (0.63%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 108 (67.92%) Microsoft
2 72 (45.28%) VMware
3 45 (28.30%) Citrix
4 37 (23.27%) Cisco
5 16 (10.06%) Veeam
6 9 (5.66%) BMC
7 7 (4.40%) IBM
8 6 (3.77%) CA
9 5 (3.14%) Google
10 4 (2.52%) Computacenter
10 4 (2.52%) EMC
10 4 (2.52%) HP
10 4 (2.52%) SonicWALL
11 3 (1.89%) Apple
11 3 (1.89%) Pegasus
11 3 (1.89%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.26%) NetApp
12 2 (1.26%) SAP
12 2 (1.26%) Sophos
12 2 (1.26%) Symantec
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