Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 217 225
Rank change year-on-year +17 +8 -57
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 159 154 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.31% 1.23% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.74% 4.16% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 118 141 160
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 3,353 3,700 4,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.73% 29.60% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,417 2,805 3,313
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +15 56 £42,000 +15.07% 6
Hertfordshire -39 50 £60,000 +26.32% 6
Bedfordshire +22 21 £42,000 +12.00%
Norfolk +28 15 £50,000 +38.89% 2
Suffolk +6 10 £29,000 -3.33% 2
Essex +35 7 £29,000 -15.94% 1
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 159 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 138 (86.79%) Windows
3 112 (70.44%) Microsoft
4 104 (65.41%) VMware
5 77 (48.43%) Windows Server
6 74 (46.54%) Active Directory
7 69 (43.40%) PowerShell
8 64 (40.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 59 (37.11%) Citrix
9 59 (37.11%) ITIL
10 54 (33.96%) Microsoft Azure
11 52 (32.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 45 (28.30%) Hyper-V
13 44 (27.67%) Cisco Certification
14 43 (27.04%) MCITP
15 42 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
16 41 (25.79%) SAN
16 41 (25.79%) MCSA
17 39 (24.53%) Firewall
18 37 (23.27%) MCP
18 37 (23.27%) Data Centre
19 36 (22.64%) Problem-Solving
19 36 (22.64%) Cisco
20 35 (22.01%) Amazon AWS
21 34 (21.38%) XenApp
22 32 (20.13%) Citrix Certification
23 31 (19.50%) CCNP
23 31 (19.50%) SQL Server
23 31 (19.50%) Office 365
24 30 (18.87%) CCNA

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 26 (16.35%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (5.03%) OpenStack
4 7 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.52%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.52%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.89%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.63%) IIS
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (18.24%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.52%) Acrobat
2 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 54 (33.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (22.01%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (19.50%) Office 365
4 8 (5.03%) SaaS
5 5 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.52%) IaaS
6 4 (2.52%) PaaS
7 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 41 (25.79%) SAN
2 39 (24.53%) Firewall
3 29 (18.24%) DNS
4 26 (16.35%) DHCP
4 26 (16.35%) TCP/IP
5 21 (13.21%) Remote Desktop
6 15 (9.43%) Internet
6 15 (9.43%) Wireshark
7 13 (8.18%) NetScaler
8 11 (6.92%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (6.92%) Network Security
8 11 (6.92%) VLAN
9 10 (6.29%) LAN
10 8 (5.03%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (5.03%) WAN
11 7 (4.40%) VPN
12 6 (3.77%) iSCSI
12 6 (3.77%) MPLS
12 6 (3.77%) SSL
12 6 (3.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.03%) Big Data
2 8 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (2.52%) Apache Hive
4 4 (2.52%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.52%) MySQL
4 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (2.52%) Bitbucket
2 4 (2.52%) CodeSonar
2 4 (2.52%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.52%) git-flow
2 4 (2.52%) JIRA
2 4 (2.52%) Robot Framework
2 4 (2.52%) Selenium
3 1 (0.63%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.63%) AutoIt
3 1 (0.63%) MSI
3 1 (0.63%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 26 (16.35%) Retail
2 25 (15.72%) Finance
3 2 (1.26%) Legal
3 2 (1.26%) Local Government
4 1 (0.63%) Games
4 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (18.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (16.35%) Analyst
3 25 (15.72%) Windows Engineer
4 23 (14.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 15 (9.43%) Consultant
6 13 (8.18%) Security Analyst
7 12 (7.55%) Citrix Engineer
7 12 (7.55%) Senior Consultant
7 12 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (7.55%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 11 (6.92%) Operations Analyst
8 11 (6.92%) Security Operations Analyst
8 11 (6.92%) Server Engineer
8 11 (6.92%) Team Leader
9 10 (6.29%) Azure Consultant
9 10 (6.29%) SIEM Analyst
10 9 (5.66%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.66%) IT Engineer
10 9 (5.66%) SOC Analyst
10 9 (5.66%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.66%) Flash
2 4 (2.52%) .NET
2 4 (2.52%) .NET Framework
2 4 (2.52%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.52%) CSS
2 4 (2.52%) Django
2 4 (2.52%) Java EE
2 4 (2.52%) LAMP
2 4 (2.52%) Node.js
2 4 (2.52%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (2.52%) REST
2 4 (2.52%) SOAP
2 4 (2.52%) Spring MVC
2 4 (2.52%) STL
3 2 (1.26%) Web Services
4 1 (0.63%) LDAP
4 1 (0.63%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.27%) Data Centre
2 28 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (16.35%) Management Information System
4 22 (13.84%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (9.43%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 13 (8.18%) Computer Science
7 9 (5.66%) NHS
8 8 (5.03%) Fat Client
8 8 (5.03%) Private Cloud
8 8 (5.03%) Thin Client
9 7 (4.40%) Driving Licence
10 6 (3.77%) Blackberry
10 6 (3.77%) Replication
11 5 (3.14%) Client/Server
11 5 (3.14%) Public Cloud
12 4 (2.52%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (2.52%) iPad
13 3 (1.89%) Security Operations Centre
14 2 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
14 2 (1.26%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 138 (86.79%) Windows
2 77 (48.43%) Windows Server
3 42 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (17.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (16.98%) Linux
6 17 (10.69%) Windows XP
7 13 (8.18%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.03%) Apple iOS
9 5 (3.14%) Android
9 5 (3.14%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.52%) CentOS
10 4 (2.52%) Fedora
10 4 (2.52%) Mac OS
10 4 (2.52%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.52%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.52%) Windows 2000
10 4 (2.52%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (37.11%) ITIL
2 36 (22.64%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (16.35%) Service Delivery
4 24 (15.09%) DevOps
5 20 (12.58%) Cybersecurity
5 20 (12.58%) Data Loss Prevention
6 18 (11.32%) Event Correlation
6 18 (11.32%) Security Operations
6 18 (11.32%) SIEM
7 15 (9.43%) Analytics
7 15 (9.43%) Computer Security
7 15 (9.43%) Information Security
8 14 (8.81%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 14 (8.81%) Load Balancing
8 14 (8.81%) Reverse Engineering
8 14 (8.81%) Risk Management
9 13 (8.18%) E-Commerce
9 13 (8.18%) Migration
10 12 (7.55%) Change Management
10 12 (7.55%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (43.40%) PowerShell
2 23 (14.47%) Python
3 12 (7.55%) C
4 11 (6.92%) SQL
5 9 (5.66%) VBScript
6 8 (5.03%) Bash Shell
6 8 (5.03%) Java
7 4 (2.52%) C#
7 4 (2.52%) C++
7 4 (2.52%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.52%) Objective-C
7 4 (2.52%) PHP
8 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 159 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (32.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 44 (27.67%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (27.04%) MCITP
5 41 (25.79%) MCSA
6 37 (23.27%) MCP
7 32 (20.13%) Citrix Certification
8 31 (19.50%) CCNP
9 30 (18.87%) CCNA
10 26 (16.35%) CISSP
10 26 (16.35%) SANS
10 26 (16.35%) SSCP
11 20 (12.58%) CCA
12 19 (11.95%) Degree
13 18 (11.32%) CCSP
13 18 (11.32%) GCWN
13 18 (11.32%) ISSAP
13 18 (11.32%) ISSEP
13 18 (11.32%) RHCA
13 18 (11.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (16.98%) SLA
2 7 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 74 (46.54%) Active Directory
2 64 (40.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (28.30%) Hyper-V
4 34 (21.38%) XenApp
5 26 (16.35%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (14.47%) vSphere
7 15 (9.43%) Terminal Services
7 15 (9.43%) XenDesktop
8 13 (8.18%) XenServer
9 9 (5.66%) Xen
10 8 (5.03%) Docker
10 8 (5.03%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (3.14%) NFS
12 4 (2.52%) Samba
12 4 (2.52%) VirtualBox
13 2 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (11.32%) Puppet
2 15 (9.43%) RSA Security Analytics
2 15 (9.43%) SCCM
3 14 (8.81%) Ansible
3 14 (8.81%) NetBackup
4 10 (6.29%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (5.03%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (3.14%) Nagios
6 5 (3.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (2.52%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (2.52%) Kubernetes
7 4 (2.52%) OpenNMS
7 4 (2.52%) Salt
7 4 (2.52%) SCOM
7 4 (2.52%) ServiceCenter
7 4 (2.52%) vCenter Server
7 4 (2.52%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.89%) WSUS
9 2 (1.26%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 112 (70.44%) Microsoft
2 104 (65.41%) VMware
3 59 (37.11%) Citrix
4 36 (22.64%) Cisco
5 27 (16.98%) HP
6 22 (13.84%) NetApp
6 22 (13.84%) Red Hat
7 19 (11.95%) Symantec
8 17 (10.69%) EMC
9 15 (9.43%) Splunk
10 14 (8.81%) Ivanti
11 12 (7.55%) CommVault
12 8 (5.03%) Dell
12 8 (5.03%) Remedy
13 5 (3.14%) Apple
13 5 (3.14%) Google
13 5 (3.14%) MobileIron
13 5 (3.14%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.52%) Bomgar
14 4 (2.52%) ServiceNow