Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 141 148
Rank change year-on-year -16 +7 +26
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 43 82 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.06% 1.95% 1.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.65% 7.70% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 27 79 51
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +54.93%
10th Percentile £41,900 £34,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,250 £65,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year -3.41% -1.12% +4.71%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,178 1,065 1,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 29.16% 25.27% 32.21%
Number of salaries quoted 854 877 1,101
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,700 £25,000
90th Percentile £74,450 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Hertfordshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Hertfordshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Hertfordshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Radlett - 12 - -
Watford -31 9 £52,000 +4.00% 3
Welwyn Garden City - 6 - - 2
St Albans - 2 £42,500 -
Hemel Hempstead -4 1 £33,000 -40.00%
Waltham Cross - 1 £35,000 -
MCSE
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 43 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (83.72%) Windows
3 34 (79.07%) Active Directory
4 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
4 26 (60.47%) MCSA
5 22 (51.16%) Internet
5 22 (51.16%) Data Centre
6 21 (48.84%) Windows 7
6 21 (48.84%) TCP/IP
6 21 (48.84%) DNS
7 20 (46.51%) Microsoft Office
7 20 (46.51%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (44.19%) Finance
8 19 (44.19%) PowerShell
9 18 (41.86%) VMware
9 18 (41.86%) MCP
9 18 (41.86%) Blackberry
10 15 (34.88%) Citrix
11 14 (32.56%) LAN
11 14 (32.56%) Management Information System
11 14 (32.56%) Wireless
11 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (30.23%) SLA
12 13 (30.23%) Firewall
12 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (30.23%) Server Management
13 12 (27.91%) Virtual Servers
13 12 (27.91%) Apple iOS
13 12 (27.91%) Office 365
13 12 (27.91%) MCSM

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 12 (27.91%) IBM Notes
2 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
3 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (11.63%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (27.91%) Office 365
3 11 (25.58%) IaaS
4 10 (23.26%) PaaS
5 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (9.30%) SaaS
7 3 (6.98%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (51.16%) Internet
2 21 (48.84%) DNS
2 21 (48.84%) TCP/IP
3 14 (32.56%) LAN
3 14 (32.56%) Wireless
4 13 (30.23%) Firewall
5 12 (27.91%) Ethernet
6 9 (20.93%) DHCP
7 6 (13.95%) SAN
7 6 (13.95%) SSL
8 4 (9.30%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (9.30%) VPN
9 3 (6.98%) iSCSI
9 3 (6.98%) VLAN
10 2 (4.65%) BGP
10 2 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (4.65%) EIGRP
10 2 (4.65%) WAN
10 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (2.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (44.19%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Local Government
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Deskside Engineer
1 12 (27.91%) Desktop Support
2 9 (20.93%) Cloud Consultant
2 9 (20.93%) Consultant
3 7 (16.28%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Active Directory Consultant
4 6 (13.95%) Azure Consultant
4 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Consultant
4 6 (13.95%) Mobility Consultant
4 6 (13.95%) Office 365 Consultant
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Data Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Data Centre Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Server Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (51.16%) Data Centre
2 18 (41.86%) Blackberry
3 14 (32.56%) Management Information System
4 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (27.91%) Client/Server
6 6 (13.95%) iPhone
6 6 (13.95%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (11.63%) Replication
8 4 (9.30%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (2.33%) Clustering
9 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
9 1 (2.33%) EPoS
9 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
9 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
9 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
9 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (83.72%) Windows
2 21 (48.84%) Windows 7
3 12 (27.91%) Apple iOS
4 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
5 7 (16.28%) Windows 10
5 7 (16.28%) Windows 8
5 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
6 6 (13.95%) Windows Phone
6 6 (13.95%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Server Management
2 12 (27.91%) Change Management
2 12 (27.91%) Identity Management
2 12 (27.91%) Time Management
2 12 (27.91%) Validation
3 11 (25.58%) Migration
4 10 (23.26%) Presales
5 8 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
7 6 (13.95%) Business Development
7 6 (13.95%) DevOps
7 6 (13.95%) Performance Metrics
7 6 (13.95%) Performance Optimisation
7 6 (13.95%) Security Management
8 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 4 (9.30%) ITIL
9 4 (9.30%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) PowerShell
2 12 (27.91%) Java
3 5 (11.63%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (60.47%) MCSA
3 18 (41.86%) MCP
4 12 (27.91%) A+ Certification
4 12 (27.91%) ACDT
4 12 (27.91%) ACHDS
4 12 (27.91%) ACTC
4 12 (27.91%) MCDST
4 12 (27.91%) MCSM
4 12 (27.91%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (9.30%) AWS Certification
6 3 (6.98%) Degree
7 2 (4.65%) CCENT
7 2 (4.65%) CCNA
7 2 (4.65%) CCNP
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.65%) MCITP
8 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.23%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (79.07%) Active Directory
2 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (27.91%) Virtual Servers
4 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.98%) XenApp
6 2 (4.65%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) SCOM
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.33%) Ansible
3 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
2 18 (41.86%) VMware
3 15 (34.88%) Citrix
4 12 (27.91%) Apple
4 12 (27.91%) Lotus
4 12 (27.91%) Oracle
4 12 (27.91%) Remedy
5 7 (16.28%) EMC
5 7 (16.28%) NetApp
6 6 (13.95%) Splunk
7 3 (6.98%) Cisco
7 3 (6.98%) Meraki
8 2 (4.65%) Symantec
9 1 (2.33%) Google
9 1 (2.33%) IBM
9 1 (2.33%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.33%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.33%) Veeam