Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 149 133
Rank change year-on-year +20 -16 +21
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 88 74 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.05% 1.54% 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.82% 4.72% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 80 69 87
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +42.86% -30.00%
10th Percentile £26,000 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +21.43% -5.41%

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 Hertfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1125 1567 1882
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 26.27% 32.67% 34.27%
Number of salaries quoted 890 1225 1503
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

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 23 July 2017.

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 23 July 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
Watford -3 29 £55,000 +10.00%
Hemel Hempstead +24 25 £42,500 +30.77%
Hatfield +21 14 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Cheshunt -5 10 £25,000 -54.55%
Kings Langley +6 4 £41,500 -2.35%
Welwyn - 1 £36,500 -
MCSE
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 88 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (68.18%) Windows
3 55 (62.50%) Office 365
4 53 (60.23%) MCSA
4 53 (60.23%) Microsoft
5 48 (54.55%) Windows Server
6 44 (50.00%) VMware
7 42 (47.73%) Active Directory
8 39 (44.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 36 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
10 32 (36.36%) DNS
11 31 (35.23%) DHCP
12 30 (34.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 29 (32.95%) Citrix
13 29 (32.95%) MCP
14 28 (31.82%) Cisco
15 27 (30.68%) ITIL
16 26 (29.55%) Microsoft Office
16 26 (29.55%) CCNA
16 26 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
17 24 (27.27%) PowerShell
18 23 (26.14%) Windows Server 2008
19 22 (25.00%) Hyper-V
20 20 (22.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 19 (21.59%) Windows 10
22 18 (20.45%) Windows 7
22 18 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
23 17 (19.32%) SCCM
23 17 (19.32%) SQL
24 16 (18.18%) Firewall

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 (13.64%) Skype for Business
2 11 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 10 (11.36%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.55%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (29.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 55 (62.50%) Office 365
2 36 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (10.23%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (5.68%) IaaS
5 5 (5.68%) SaaS
6 1 (1.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 32 (36.36%) DNS
2 31 (35.23%) DHCP
3 16 (18.18%) Firewall
4 15 (17.05%) SAN
5 13 (14.77%) LAN
5 13 (14.77%) Skype
5 13 (14.77%) WAN
6 10 (11.36%) TCP/IP
7 8 (9.09%) VLAN
7 8 (9.09%) VoIP
8 7 (7.95%) iSCSI
8 7 (7.95%) VPN
9 5 (5.68%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (3.41%) MPLS
10 3 (3.41%) PBX
11 2 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.27%) NetScaler
11 2 (2.27%) Wireless
12 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Wise Package Studio
2 4 (4.55%) MSI
3 1 (1.14%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (11.36%) Advertising
2 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (35.23%) Consultant
2 22 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 22 (25.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 22 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
3 21 (23.86%) Office 365 Engineer
3 21 (23.86%) Server Engineer
4 20 (22.73%) Server Consultant
5 18 (20.45%) Cloud Consultant
6 17 (19.32%) Azure Consultant
7 16 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (18.18%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 16 (18.18%) Support Engineer
7 16 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
8 14 (15.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 14 (15.91%) Cloud Engineer
8 14 (15.91%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 14 (15.91%) Senior Server Engineer
9 13 (14.77%) Azure Engineer
9 13 (14.77%) Office 365 Consultant
10 9 (10.23%) Office 365 Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.82%) Driving Licence
3 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.68%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (5.68%) User Experience
4 4 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.14%) EPoS
6 1 (1.14%) iPad
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 60 (68.18%) Windows
2 48 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 30 (34.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (26.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (21.59%) Windows 10
6 18 (20.45%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.27%) Android
9 2 (2.27%) Linux
9 2 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.68%) ITIL
2 11 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 10 (11.36%) Change Management
3 10 (11.36%) Data Management
4 9 (10.23%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 8 (9.09%) Application Packaging
5 8 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 8 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (9.09%) Service Management
6 7 (7.95%) Project Management
7 6 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.82%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (5.68%) Cryptography
8 5 (5.68%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (5.68%) Information Security
8 5 (5.68%) ITIL V3
8 5 (5.68%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (5.68%) Regulatory Compliance
9 4 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 17 (19.32%) SQL
3 8 (9.09%) VBScript
4 6 (6.82%) VB
5 5 (5.68%) REXX
5 5 (5.68%) Tcl
6 3 (3.41%) C
Qualifications
1 88 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (60.23%) MCSA
3 29 (32.95%) MCP
4 26 (29.55%) CCNA
4 26 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (22.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (14.77%) Citrix Certification
6 13 (14.77%) Degree
7 11 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 11 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 8 (9.09%) CCA
9 7 (7.95%) CCNP
9 7 (7.95%) MCITP
10 5 (5.68%) CCAA
10 5 (5.68%) CISSP
11 4 (4.55%) AWS Certification
11 4 (4.55%) MCSD
11 4 (4.55%) VCDX
12 1 (1.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (5.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 5 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (5.68%) PCI DSS
1 5 (5.68%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (47.73%) Active Directory
2 39 (44.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.95%) XenDesktop
5 6 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (4.55%) vCloud
7 2 (2.27%) XenApp
7 2 (2.27%) XenServer
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (19.32%) SCCM
2 8 (9.09%) BladeLogic
3 7 (7.95%) SCOM
4 5 (5.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (4.55%) vRealize
6 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (3.41%) SCOrch
7 2 (2.27%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.14%) WMI
8 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (60.23%) Microsoft
2 44 (50.00%) VMware
3 29 (32.95%) Citrix
4 28 (31.82%) Cisco
5 8 (9.09%) BMC
6 6 (6.82%) CA
6 6 (6.82%) IBM
7 5 (5.68%) HP
7 5 (5.68%) SonicWALL
7 5 (5.68%) Veeam
8 4 (4.55%) Computacenter
8 4 (4.55%) EMC
9 2 (2.27%) Meraki
9 2 (2.27%) NetApp
9 2 (2.27%) Symantec
10 1 (1.14%) Apple
10 1 (1.14%) Sophos
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago