Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 134 123
Rank change year-on-year +39 -11 -34
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 14 4 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.01% 0.19% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.68% 0.98% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 29
Essex median annual salary £35,000 £40,750 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.11% +29.37% -21.25%
10th Percentile £20,850 £37,500 £21,600
90th Percentile £50,000 £57,600 £65,500
East of England median annual salary £44,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +4.71% -5.56%

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 299 409 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 21.50% 19.22% 26.41%
Number of salaries quoted 246 288 510
Essex median annual salary £46,500 £45,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.76% +13.13% -11.11%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,500 £66,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +1.16% +1.18%

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Essex over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 19 November 2017. 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 - 5 £43,858 -
Harlow - 3 £22,000 -
Loughton - 2 £50,000 -
Thurrock - 2 £34,500 -
MCSE
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (57.14%) CCNA
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (50.00%) DHCP
3 7 (50.00%) DNS
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) Firewall
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) MCSA
6 4 (28.57%) HP
6 4 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (21.43%) Network Architecture
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (21.43%) Statistics
7 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
7 3 (21.43%) Internet
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix
7 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
7 3 (21.43%) Wireless
7 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (21.43%) Retail
7 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
7 3 (21.43%) Network Security
7 3 (21.43%) Computer Security

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 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) IaaS
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DHCP
1 7 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 3 (21.43%) Network Security
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Support Technician
2 4 (28.57%) IT Technician
3 3 (21.43%) IT Support
3 3 (21.43%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Network Technician
5 1 (7.14%) QA Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
1 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Security
1 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (21.43%) Network Architecture
1 3 (21.43%) Statistics
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Presales
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (57.14%) CCNA
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) MCSA
5 2 (14.29%) MCP
6 1 (7.14%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (7.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (7.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Kaspersky
4 1 (7.14%) Splunk
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec