Period
to 21 July 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 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 133 150
Rank change year-on-year -39 +17 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 50 88 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.09% 2.03% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.19% 7.69% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 44 80 68
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% -2.56% +39.29%
10th Percentile £38,625 £26,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1,192 1,144 1,572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.10% 26.38% 32.82%
Number of salaries quoted 899 900 1,227
Hertfordshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 21 July 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 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
Watford -7 13 £60,000 +9.09%
Hatfield -19 6 £56,250 +12.50% 1
Radlett - 4 - -
Hemel Hempstead -16 3 £39,000 -8.24% 2
St Albans - 3 £62,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - - 1
MCSE
East of 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 50 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (90.00%) Windows
3 38 (76.00%) Active Directory
3 38 (76.00%) Microsoft
4 34 (68.00%) Windows Server
5 32 (64.00%) PowerShell
6 27 (54.00%) VMware
7 26 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (48.00%) DevOps
8 24 (48.00%) DNS
9 23 (46.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 22 (44.00%) MCP
11 21 (42.00%) DHCP
11 21 (42.00%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (38.00%) Data Centre
13 17 (34.00%) TCP/IP
13 17 (34.00%) MCSA
14 16 (32.00%) Citrix
14 16 (32.00%) SAN
15 15 (30.00%) Python
16 14 (28.00%) ITIL
17 13 (26.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
18 12 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
18 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
19 11 (22.00%) Migration
19 11 (22.00%) Degree
19 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
19 11 (22.00%) E-Commerce
20 10 (20.00%) Hyper-V
20 10 (20.00%) XenApp

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 8 (16.00%) OpenStack
2 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.00%) IBM Notes
5 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (46.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (42.00%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (20.00%) Office 365
4 6 (12.00%) SaaS
5 5 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (8.00%) IaaS
7 2 (4.00%) PaaS
8 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (48.00%) DNS
2 21 (42.00%) DHCP
3 17 (34.00%) TCP/IP
4 16 (32.00%) SAN
5 7 (14.00%) Internet
5 7 (14.00%) LAN
6 6 (12.00%) Wireless
7 5 (10.00%) iSCSI
8 4 (8.00%) Ethernet
8 4 (8.00%) Firewall
9 3 (6.00%) VLAN
9 3 (6.00%) WAN
10 2 (4.00%) BGP
10 2 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (4.00%) EIGRP
10 2 (4.00%) SSL
10 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (2.00%) MPLS
11 1 (2.00%) SNMP
11 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) AdminStudio
1 1 (2.00%) MSI
1 1 (2.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
3 2 (4.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) Systems Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 11 (22.00%) Server Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Senior Server Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) Consultant
7 6 (12.00%) Cloud Consultant
7 6 (12.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (12.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 6 (12.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 6 (12.00%) Windows Server Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) Team Leader
9 4 (8.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 4 (8.00%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
3 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (16.00%) Fat Client
4 8 (16.00%) Private Cloud
4 8 (16.00%) Thin Client
5 6 (12.00%) Blackberry
6 5 (10.00%) Client/Server
6 5 (10.00%) Public Cloud
7 2 (4.00%) iPhone
7 2 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (2.00%) Clustering
8 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (90.00%) Windows
2 34 (68.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (12.00%) Linux
5 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (8.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Phone
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) DevOps
2 14 (28.00%) ITIL
3 13 (26.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 12 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (22.00%) E-Commerce
5 11 (22.00%) Migration
6 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (16.00%) Runbook
6 8 (16.00%) Tech Ops
7 5 (10.00%) Analytical Thinking
7 5 (10.00%) Change Management
7 5 (10.00%) Coaching
7 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.00%) Identity Management
8 4 (8.00%) Memory Management
8 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
8 4 (8.00%) Time Management
8 4 (8.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) PowerShell
2 15 (30.00%) Python
3 4 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (44.00%) MCP
3 17 (34.00%) MCSA
4 11 (22.00%) Degree
5 9 (18.00%) MCITP
6 8 (16.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (8.00%) A+ Certification
7 4 (8.00%) ACDT
7 4 (8.00%) ACHDS
7 4 (8.00%) ACTC
7 4 (8.00%) CCNA
7 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (8.00%) MCDST
7 4 (8.00%) MCSM
7 4 (8.00%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (6.00%) CCNP
8 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (4.00%) CCENT
10 1 (2.00%) CCA
10 1 (2.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (12.00%) SLA
2 5 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (20.00%) XenApp
4 9 (18.00%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (14.00%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (10.00%) Xen
7 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.00%) vSphere
8 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Ansible
1 10 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (4.00%) SCCM
2 2 (4.00%) WSUS
3 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 38 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (54.00%) VMware
3 16 (32.00%) Citrix
4 5 (10.00%) EMC
4 5 (10.00%) Google
4 5 (10.00%) NetApp
5 4 (8.00%) Apple
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco
5 4 (8.00%) Lotus
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle
5 4 (8.00%) Remedy
6 3 (6.00%) Symantec
7 2 (4.00%) Meraki
7 2 (4.00%) Veeam
8 1 (2.00%) IBM
8 1 (2.00%) Rackspace