Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 243 238
Rank change year-on-year +62 -5 -51
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 181 126 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.61% 1.08% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.72% 3.64% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 105 120 129
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.41% +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,873 £26,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.90%

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 3,163 3,464 3,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.20% 29.66% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,241 2,695 3,039
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,296 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.59% +4.22% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £64,200
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,175 £46,950
% change year-on-year +5.99% +0.48% +4.33%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +61 79 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Hertfordshire -25 45 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Bedfordshire +17 22 £46,056 +8.37% 2
Norfolk +26 14 £30,000 -17.24% 2
Suffolk +18 13 £29,000 -24.68%
Essex +28 8 £29,000 -15.33% 1
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 181 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 130 (71.82%) Microsoft
3 126 (69.61%) Windows
4 116 (64.09%) VMware
5 82 (45.30%) Active Directory
6 77 (42.54%) Cisco Certification
6 77 (42.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 76 (41.99%) Firewall
8 65 (35.91%) Cisco
9 62 (34.25%) CCNP
10 61 (33.70%) ITIL
10 61 (33.70%) PowerShell
11 60 (33.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 59 (32.60%) SANS
12 59 (32.60%) CISSP
12 59 (32.60%) SSCP
12 59 (32.60%) Retail
13 53 (29.28%) Red Hat
14 52 (28.73%) MCSA
15 51 (28.18%) Data Centre
16 50 (27.62%) Windows Server
16 50 (27.62%) Problem-Solving
17 49 (27.07%) Data Loss Prevention
17 49 (27.07%) Citrix
18 48 (26.52%) CCSP
18 48 (26.52%) RHCE
18 48 (26.52%) GCWN
18 48 (26.52%) RHCA
18 48 (26.52%) ISSAP
18 48 (26.52%) ISSEP

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 19 (10.50%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.63%) IBM Notes
3 11 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (4.42%) OpenStack
5 6 (3.31%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.55%) IIS
8 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 44 (24.31%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (3.31%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.21%) Acrobat
3 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (22.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (14.36%) Office 365
3 18 (9.94%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (6.08%) IaaS
5 10 (5.52%) PaaS
6 4 (2.21%) SaaS
7 2 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 76 (41.99%) Firewall
2 35 (19.34%) Internet
2 35 (19.34%) TCP/IP
3 31 (17.13%) Wireshark
4 28 (15.47%) DNS
5 27 (14.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 27 (14.92%) SAN
6 22 (12.15%) Wireless
7 20 (11.05%) Ethernet
8 18 (9.94%) LAN
9 17 (9.39%) DHCP
10 15 (8.29%) Remote Desktop
11 12 (6.63%) SSL
12 11 (6.08%) VPN
13 10 (5.52%) NetScaler
14 9 (4.97%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (4.42%) Network Security
15 8 (4.42%) WAN
16 7 (3.87%) VLAN
17 6 (3.31%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.08%) Big Data
3 9 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.31%) Apache Hive
4 6 (3.31%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.31%) MySQL
5 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (3.31%) Bitbucket
1 6 (3.31%) CodeSonar
1 6 (3.31%) Git (software)
1 6 (3.31%) git-flow
1 6 (3.31%) JIRA
1 6 (3.31%) Robot Framework
1 6 (3.31%) Selenium
1 6 (3.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.55%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.55%) AutoIt
2 1 (0.55%) MSI
2 1 (0.55%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 59 (32.60%) Retail
2 34 (18.78%) Finance
3 2 (1.10%) Legal
3 2 (1.10%) Local Government
4 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (19.89%) Analyst
2 26 (14.36%) SIEM Analyst
3 25 (13.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (12.71%) SOC Analyst
5 21 (11.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 21 (11.60%) Architect
6 18 (9.94%) SIEM Engineer
6 18 (9.94%) SOC Engineer
7 17 (9.39%) IT Architect
7 17 (9.39%) IT Security Architect
7 17 (9.39%) Security Architect
7 17 (9.39%) Service Architect
7 17 (9.39%) Team Leader
8 16 (8.84%) Consultant
9 15 (8.29%) Azure Consultant
10 12 (6.63%) Deskside Engineer
10 12 (6.63%) Desktop Support
11 11 (6.08%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (6.08%) IT Engineer
11 11 (6.08%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.08%) Flash
2 6 (3.31%) .NET
2 6 (3.31%) .NET Framework
2 6 (3.31%) ASP.NET
2 6 (3.31%) Django
2 6 (3.31%) Java EE
2 6 (3.31%) LAMP
2 6 (3.31%) Node.js
2 6 (3.31%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (3.31%) REST
2 6 (3.31%) SOAP
2 6 (3.31%) Spring MVC
2 6 (3.31%) STL
2 6 (3.31%) Web Services
3 4 (2.21%) CSS
4 1 (0.55%) LDAP
4 1 (0.55%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 51 (28.18%) Data Centre
2 46 (25.41%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (25.41%) Self-Motivation
3 33 (18.23%) Management Information System
4 31 (17.13%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 21 (11.60%) Client/Server
6 20 (11.05%) Cyberthreat
7 18 (9.94%) Blackberry
8 17 (9.39%) Security Operations Centre
9 8 (4.42%) NHS
10 6 (3.31%) iPhone
10 6 (3.31%) Replication
11 5 (2.76%) Computer Science
11 5 (2.76%) Driving Licence
11 5 (2.76%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (2.21%) Fat Client
12 4 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (2.21%) iPad
12 4 (2.21%) Private Cloud
12 4 (2.21%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 126 (69.61%) Windows
2 50 (27.62%) Windows Server
3 26 (14.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (13.81%) Windows 7
5 23 (12.71%) Windows XP
6 19 (10.50%) Linux
7 18 (9.94%) Apple iOS
7 18 (9.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (6.08%) Windows 10
9 8 (4.42%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.87%) Android
11 6 (3.31%) Mac OS X
11 6 (3.31%) Windows Phone
11 6 (3.31%) Windows Vista
12 5 (2.76%) CentOS
12 5 (2.76%) Fedora
12 5 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.76%) Ubuntu
13 4 (2.21%) Mac OS
13 4 (2.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (33.70%) ITIL
2 50 (27.62%) Problem-Solving
3 49 (27.07%) Data Loss Prevention
4 48 (26.52%) Event Correlation
4 48 (26.52%) Security Operations
4 48 (26.52%) SIEM
5 46 (25.41%) Risk Management
6 37 (20.44%) Cybersecurity
7 34 (18.78%) Reverse Engineering
8 31 (17.13%) Analytics
8 31 (17.13%) Information Security
8 31 (17.13%) Security Management
9 29 (16.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 29 (16.02%) Mentoring
10 28 (15.47%) Computer Security
10 28 (15.47%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 28 (15.47%) Malware Reverse Engineering
10 28 (15.47%) Threat Intelligence
11 27 (14.92%) Trend Analysis
11 27 (14.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 61 (33.70%) PowerShell
2 18 (9.94%) Java
3 17 (9.39%) Python
4 11 (6.08%) Bash Shell
4 11 (6.08%) C
4 11 (6.08%) VBScript
5 10 (5.52%) SQL
6 6 (3.31%) C#
6 6 (3.31%) C++
6 6 (3.31%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.31%) Objective-C
6 6 (3.31%) PHP
7 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 181 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (42.54%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (42.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 62 (34.25%) CCNP
4 59 (32.60%) CISSP
4 59 (32.60%) SANS
4 59 (32.60%) SSCP
5 52 (28.73%) MCSA
6 48 (26.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 48 (26.52%) CCSP
6 48 (26.52%) CSSLP
6 48 (26.52%) GCWN
6 48 (26.52%) ISSAP
6 48 (26.52%) ISSEP
6 48 (26.52%) RHCA
6 48 (26.52%) RHCE
7 44 (24.31%) CCIE
7 44 (24.31%) CCIE Security
7 44 (24.31%) VCAP
7 44 (24.31%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (18.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (45.30%) Active Directory
2 60 (33.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (16.57%) Hyper-V
4 27 (14.92%) vSphere
4 27 (14.92%) XenApp
5 20 (11.05%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (7.73%) Virtual Servers
7 12 (6.63%) Terminal Services
8 11 (6.08%) Docker
8 11 (6.08%) XenDesktop
9 10 (5.52%) XenServer
10 6 (3.31%) NFS
11 5 (2.76%) Samba
11 5 (2.76%) VirtualBox
11 5 (2.76%) Xen
12 2 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 31 (17.13%) RSA Security Analytics
2 15 (8.29%) SCCM
3 12 (6.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (6.63%) Puppet
4 9 (4.97%) NetBackup
5 8 (4.42%) SCOM
6 6 (3.31%) Ansible
6 6 (3.31%) Nagios
6 6 (3.31%) Salt
7 5 (2.76%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (2.76%) Kubernetes
7 5 (2.76%) OpenNMS
7 5 (2.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (2.76%) vCenter Server
7 5 (2.76%) ZABBIX
8 4 (2.21%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (1.10%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.10%) WSUS
10 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 130 (71.82%) Microsoft
2 116 (64.09%) VMware
3 65 (35.91%) Cisco
4 53 (29.28%) Red Hat
5 49 (27.07%) Citrix
6 37 (20.44%) Splunk
7 34 (18.78%) Symantec
8 24 (13.26%) HP
9 21 (11.60%) Apple
10 19 (10.50%) EMC
11 17 (9.39%) NetApp
12 16 (8.84%) Remedy
13 12 (6.63%) CommVault
13 12 (6.63%) Lotus
13 12 (6.63%) Oracle
14 11 (6.08%) Ivanti
15 6 (3.31%) SolarWinds
16 5 (2.76%) Cloudera
16 5 (2.76%) Hortonworks
16 5 (2.76%) MobileIron