Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 172 173
Rank change year-on-year +19 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 48 50 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.24% 1.13% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.22% 4.74% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 25 47 38
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -1.48% +45.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £31,250 £28,838
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £51,000 £43,929 £42,950
% change year-on-year +16.10% +2.28% +7.38%

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 1,138 1,055 1,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 29.48% 23.82% 29.62%
Number of salaries quoted 782 886 1,034
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,825
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -1.15%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 12 £38,132 -
Watford -24 11 £52,000 +22.35% 6
Hemel Hempstead +18 2 - - 1
Waltham Cross - 1 £35,000 -
MCSE
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 48 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (75.00%) Windows
3 34 (70.83%) MCSA
3 34 (70.83%) Active Directory
4 28 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 25 (52.08%) Data Centre
6 24 (50.00%) Finance
7 23 (47.92%) DNS
8 22 (45.83%) Internet
8 22 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
9 20 (41.67%) Windows 7
9 20 (41.67%) PowerShell
10 19 (39.58%) TCP/IP
10 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Office
11 18 (37.50%) Blackberry
11 18 (37.50%) VMware
12 17 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (31.25%) Wireless
13 15 (31.25%) MCP
14 14 (29.17%) LAN
14 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (29.17%) Office 365
15 13 (27.08%) Firewall
15 13 (27.08%) Management Information System
15 13 (27.08%) Server Management
16 12 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
16 12 (25.00%) MCSM
16 12 (25.00%) Windows 10
16 12 (25.00%) Presales
16 12 (25.00%) Identity Management

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 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
3 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (29.17%) Office 365
3 11 (22.92%) PaaS
4 10 (20.83%) IaaS
5 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (8.33%) SaaS
7 3 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (47.92%) DNS
2 22 (45.83%) Internet
3 19 (39.58%) TCP/IP
4 15 (31.25%) Wireless
5 14 (29.17%) LAN
6 13 (27.08%) Firewall
7 12 (25.00%) DHCP
7 12 (25.00%) Ethernet
8 6 (12.50%) iSCSI
8 6 (12.50%) SSL
9 5 (10.42%) VPN
10 4 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (8.33%) SAN
11 2 (4.17%) VLAN
11 2 (4.17%) WAN
12 1 (2.08%) BGP
12 1 (2.08%) HTTP
12 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
12 1 (2.08%) SMTP
12 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Cloud Consultant
1 13 (27.08%) Consultant
2 12 (25.00%) Deskside Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Azure Consultant
3 7 (14.58%) Senior Server Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Server Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Active Directory Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Mobility Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Office 365 Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Virtualisation Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Server Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (52.08%) Data Centre
2 18 (37.50%) Blackberry
3 17 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (27.08%) Management Information System
5 12 (25.00%) Client/Server
6 6 (12.50%) iPhone
6 6 (12.50%) Public Cloud
6 6 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (8.33%) Replication
8 1 (2.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 36 (75.00%) Windows
2 20 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 12 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 12 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Phone
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Vista
4 6 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Server Management
2 12 (25.00%) Change Management
2 12 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 12 (25.00%) Presales
2 12 (25.00%) Time Management
2 12 (25.00%) Validation
3 11 (22.92%) Mentoring
3 11 (22.92%) Migration
3 11 (22.92%) Performance Metrics
3 11 (22.92%) Performance Optimisation
3 11 (22.92%) Security Management
3 11 (22.92%) Technical Leadership
4 10 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (12.50%) Business Development
5 6 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.33%) DevOps
7 4 (8.33%) SOA
8 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 12 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (70.83%) MCSA
3 15 (31.25%) MCP
4 12 (25.00%) A+ Certification
4 12 (25.00%) ACDT
4 12 (25.00%) ACHDS
4 12 (25.00%) ACTC
4 12 (25.00%) MCDST
4 12 (25.00%) MCSM
4 12 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (10.42%) AWS Certification
5 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.25%) CCNA
7 2 (4.17%) CCNP
8 1 (2.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (2.08%) CCENT
8 1 (2.08%) CISSP
8 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 12 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) SCOM
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.08%) Ansible
3 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.08%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (37.50%) VMware
3 12 (25.00%) Apple
3 12 (25.00%) Citrix
3 12 (25.00%) Lotus
3 12 (25.00%) Oracle
3 12 (25.00%) Remedy
4 11 (22.92%) Splunk
5 10 (20.83%) EMC
5 10 (20.83%) NetApp
6 5 (10.42%) Cisco
7 3 (6.25%) Meraki
8 2 (4.17%) Aruba
9 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.08%) Google
9 1 (2.08%) SonicWALL