Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 127 125
Rank change year-on-year +33 -2 -19
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 7 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.51% 0.50% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.30% 1.79% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 10
Essex median annual salary £29,000 £35,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.14% -33.33% -4.55%
10th Percentile £26,125 £21,000 £23,350
90th Percentile £30,723 £50,000 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% -7.95% +10.00%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Essex
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 305 503 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 22.43% 27.88% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 227 399 303
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,900 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £71,750 £62,250 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% -

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing MCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Essex

MCSE
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE in Essex.

Salary trend for MCSE in Essex

MCSE
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Essex region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Colchester - 3 £29,000 -
Chelmsford - 2 £29,298 -
Harlow 0 1 £28,000 +27.27%
MCSE
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Essex region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) People Management
3 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
3 4 (57.14%) XenApp
3 4 (57.14%) MCSA
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) VLAN
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
6 1 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) DNS
6 1 (14.29%) SLA
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Applications Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Applications Support
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) People Management
2 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
2 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) XenApp
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco