Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 218 240
Rank change year-on-year +30 +22 -56
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 145 139 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.42% 1.15% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.89% 3.73% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 70 131 116
East of England median annual salary £51,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £34,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £59,375
England median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 2,963 3,728 3,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.99% 30.98% 28.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2,061 2,932 2,979
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £23,720
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +58 55 £42,500 +16.44% 1
Hertfordshire -20 50 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Norfolk +17 17 £35,000 +7.69%
Suffolk +9 12 - -
Bedfordshire -10 9 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Essex 0 2 £24,250 -31.21% 3
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 98 (67.59%) Microsoft
3 96 (66.21%) VMware
4 87 (60.00%) Windows
5 69 (47.59%) Active Directory
6 66 (45.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 63 (43.45%) Cisco Certification
7 63 (43.45%) Firewall
8 52 (35.86%) Cisco
9 51 (35.17%) CISSP
9 51 (35.17%) MCSA
9 51 (35.17%) SSCP
9 51 (35.17%) SANS
10 49 (33.79%) Data Centre
10 49 (33.79%) CCNP
11 48 (33.10%) Retail
12 47 (32.41%) VMware Infrastructure
12 47 (32.41%) PowerShell
13 45 (31.03%) Red Hat
14 44 (30.34%) Microsoft Azure
15 41 (28.28%) Analytical Skills
16 40 (27.59%) Security Operations
16 40 (27.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 40 (27.59%) Data Loss Prevention
16 40 (27.59%) Event Correlation
16 40 (27.59%) CSSLP
16 40 (27.59%) SIEM
16 40 (27.59%) VCAP
16 40 (27.59%) CCIE Security
16 40 (27.59%) VCDX

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 12 (8.28%) IBM Notes
2 9 (6.21%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.14%) Apache Pig
5 4 (2.76%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (21.38%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.69%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 44 (30.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (15.17%) Office 365
3 11 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (7.59%) IaaS
4 10 (6.90%) PaaS
5 4 (2.76%) SaaS
6 3 (2.07%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 63 (43.45%) Firewall
2 35 (24.14%) TCP/IP
3 31 (21.38%) Internet
4 26 (17.93%) DNS
5 23 (15.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 23 (15.86%) Wireless
5 23 (15.86%) Wireshark
6 20 (13.79%) Ethernet
7 16 (11.03%) LAN
8 14 (9.66%) DHCP
8 14 (9.66%) SAN
9 12 (8.28%) SSL
10 7 (4.83%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (4.83%) HTTP
10 7 (4.83%) VPN
11 6 (4.14%) iSCSI
12 5 (3.45%) Broadband
12 5 (3.45%) WAN
13 4 (2.76%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (2.76%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.28%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (7.59%) Big Data
3 10 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.14%) Apache Hive
4 6 (4.14%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (4.14%) Bitbucket
1 6 (4.14%) CodeSonar
1 6 (4.14%) Git (software)
1 6 (4.14%) git-flow
1 6 (4.14%) JIRA
1 6 (4.14%) Robot Framework
1 6 (4.14%) Selenium
2 4 (2.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 48 (33.10%) Retail
2 25 (17.24%) Finance
3 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (16.55%) Analyst
1 24 (16.55%) Consultant
2 21 (14.48%) Architect
3 18 (12.41%) Azure Consultant
3 18 (12.41%) Senior Consultant
3 18 (12.41%) SIEM Analyst
3 18 (12.41%) SIEM Engineer
3 18 (12.41%) SOC Analyst
3 18 (12.41%) SOC Engineer
4 17 (11.72%) IT Architect
4 17 (11.72%) IT Security Architect
4 17 (11.72%) Security Architect
4 17 (11.72%) Service Architect
5 15 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (8.28%) Cloud Consultant
6 12 (8.28%) Deskside Engineer
6 12 (8.28%) Desktop Support
6 12 (8.28%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 12 (8.28%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 12 (8.28%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.14%) .NET
1 6 (4.14%) .NET Framework
1 6 (4.14%) ASP.NET
1 6 (4.14%) Django
1 6 (4.14%) Java EE
1 6 (4.14%) LAMP
1 6 (4.14%) Node.js
1 6 (4.14%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (4.14%) REST
1 6 (4.14%) SOAP
1 6 (4.14%) Spring MVC
1 6 (4.14%) STL
2 5 (3.45%) Flash
3 4 (2.76%) Web Services
4 1 (0.69%) CSS
4 1 (0.69%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 49 (33.79%) Data Centre
2 41 (28.28%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (24.14%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (15.86%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 23 (15.86%) Cyberthreat
4 23 (15.86%) Management Information System
5 20 (13.79%) Client/Server
6 18 (12.41%) Blackberry
7 17 (11.72%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (4.14%) iPhone
8 6 (4.14%) Public Cloud
9 5 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (3.45%) Replication
10 4 (2.76%) CCTV
10 4 (2.76%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (2.07%) NHS
12 1 (0.69%) Clustering
12 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 87 (60.00%) Windows
2 30 (20.69%) Windows Server
3 22 (15.17%) Windows 7
4 18 (12.41%) Apple iOS
5 14 (9.66%) Linux
6 13 (8.97%) Windows 10
6 13 (8.97%) Windows XP
7 8 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.83%) Android
8 7 (4.83%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.14%) Mac OS X
9 6 (4.14%) Windows Phone
9 6 (4.14%) Windows Vista
10 5 (3.45%) CentOS
10 5 (3.45%) Fedora
10 5 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.45%) Ubuntu
10 5 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.59%) Data Loss Prevention
1 40 (27.59%) Event Correlation
1 40 (27.59%) Risk Management
1 40 (27.59%) Security Operations
1 40 (27.59%) SIEM
2 34 (23.45%) Mentoring
3 33 (22.76%) ITIL
3 33 (22.76%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 28 (19.31%) Security Management
6 23 (15.86%) Analytics
6 23 (15.86%) Computer Forensics
6 23 (15.86%) Cyber Intelligence
6 23 (15.86%) Information Security
6 23 (15.86%) Kalman Filter
6 23 (15.86%) Malware Reverse Engineering
6 23 (15.86%) Penetration Testing
6 23 (15.86%) Trend Analysis
6 23 (15.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 47 (32.41%) PowerShell
2 18 (12.41%) Java
3 15 (10.34%) Python
4 11 (7.59%) Bash Shell
4 11 (7.59%) C
5 7 (4.83%) SQL
6 6 (4.14%) C#
6 6 (4.14%) C++
6 6 (4.14%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.14%) Objective-C
6 6 (4.14%) PHP
7 5 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 145 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (45.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 63 (43.45%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (35.17%) CISSP
4 51 (35.17%) MCSA
4 51 (35.17%) SANS
4 51 (35.17%) SSCP
5 49 (33.79%) CCNP
6 40 (27.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 40 (27.59%) CCIE
6 40 (27.59%) CCIE Security
6 40 (27.59%) CCSP
6 40 (27.59%) CSSLP
6 40 (27.59%) GCWN
6 40 (27.59%) ISSAP
6 40 (27.59%) ISSEP
6 40 (27.59%) RHCA
6 40 (27.59%) RHCE
6 40 (27.59%) VCAP
6 40 (27.59%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.24%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) PMO
System Software
1 69 (47.59%) Active Directory
2 47 (32.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (16.55%) vSphere
4 21 (14.48%) Hyper-V
5 12 (8.28%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (7.59%) Docker
7 10 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (6.21%) XenApp
9 5 (3.45%) NFS
9 5 (3.45%) Samba
9 5 (3.45%) Terminal Services
9 5 (3.45%) VirtualBox
9 5 (3.45%) Xen
10 3 (2.07%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.07%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (15.86%) RSA Security Analytics
2 13 (8.97%) SCOM
3 12 (8.28%) Puppet
4 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (4.83%) SCCM
6 6 (4.14%) Ansible
6 6 (4.14%) Nagios
6 6 (4.14%) Salt
7 5 (3.45%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (3.45%) Kubernetes
7 5 (3.45%) OpenNMS
7 5 (3.45%) vCenter Server
7 5 (3.45%) ZABBIX
8 3 (2.07%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.38%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.69%) Simpana
Vendors
1 98 (67.59%) Microsoft
2 96 (66.21%) VMware
3 52 (35.86%) Cisco
4 45 (31.03%) Red Hat
5 34 (23.45%) Splunk
6 25 (17.24%) Citrix
6 25 (17.24%) Symantec
7 21 (14.48%) Apple
8 20 (13.79%) EMC
9 18 (12.41%) NetApp
10 13 (8.97%) Remedy
11 12 (8.28%) Lotus
11 12 (8.28%) Oracle
12 9 (6.21%) HP
13 6 (4.14%) CommVault
13 6 (4.14%) SolarWinds
14 5 (3.45%) BT
14 5 (3.45%) Cloudera
14 5 (3.45%) Dell
14 5 (3.45%) Hortonworks