The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 62 74
Rank change year-on-year +21 +12  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 12 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 3.49% 0.85% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.43% 2.67% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 4
Median salary £20,500 £46,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.67% +85.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Guildford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 115 187 216
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 33.43% 31.86% 31.17%
Number of salaries quoted 108 147 179
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £66,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford citing MCSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Guildford

MCSE
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Guildford

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Guildford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Guildford over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Guildford region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (97.73%) Active Directory
3 41 (93.18%) Windows
4 38 (86.36%) Windows Server
5 37 (84.09%) VMware
6 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
7 31 (70.45%) Microsoft Office
8 30 (68.18%) Office 365
9 27 (61.36%) Hyper-V
10 26 (59.09%) MS Exchange
11 19 (43.18%) MCSA
12 15 (34.09%) Windows 7
12 15 (34.09%) Windows 8
12 15 (34.09%) Windows 10
13 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (31.82%) CCNA
13 14 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (29.55%) LAN
14 13 (29.55%) WAN
15 12 (27.27%) Mac OS X
15 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (22.73%) Citrix
17 8 (18.18%) MCP
17 8 (18.18%) Firewall
18 7 (15.91%) SCCM
18 7 (15.91%) ITIL
18 7 (15.91%) Cisco
18 7 (15.91%) WebEx
18 7 (15.91%) vSphere

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 (59.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (70.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (68.18%) Office 365
2 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) LAN
1 13 (29.55%) WAN
2 8 (18.18%) Firewall
3 7 (15.91%) WebEx
4 6 (13.64%) Network Security
5 5 (11.36%) VPN
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) 1st Line Engineer
1 12 (27.27%) Administrator
1 12 (27.27%) Network Administrator
1 12 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
2 11 (25.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) IT Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Support Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (11.36%) IT Support
6 5 (11.36%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Consultant
7 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) IT Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (93.18%) Windows
2 38 (86.36%) Windows Server
3 15 (34.09%) Windows 10
3 15 (34.09%) Windows 7
3 15 (34.09%) Windows 8
4 12 (27.27%) Mac OS X
4 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) ITIL
2 5 (11.36%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (11.36%) Web Filtering
3 4 (9.09%) Migration
4 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.55%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (43.18%) MCSA
3 14 (31.82%) CCNA
3 14 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (18.18%) MCP
5 2 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) MCITP
6 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 43 (97.73%) Active Directory
2 27 (61.36%) Hyper-V
3 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (15.91%) vSphere
5 2 (4.55%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (4.55%) ISA Server
5 2 (4.55%) UAG
5 2 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (84.09%) VMware
2 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
3 10 (22.73%) Citrix
4 7 (15.91%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) Dell
5 2 (4.55%) HP