Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 174 146
Rank change year-on-year +30 -28 +17
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 34 57 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.07% 1.16% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.66% 4.71% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 21 51 59
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +64.38% -2.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £41,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £40,750 £44,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -7.39% +18.92% -1.33%

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 930 1,209 1,178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 29.34% 24.51% 27.00%
Number of salaries quoted 662 981 936
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £44,398
% change year-on-year -1.10% +2.48% +4.47%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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
Hemel Hempstead +29 16 £52,500 +14.75%
St Albans +33 6 £35,000 -44.00%
Welwyn Garden City +24 3 - - 1
Watford -10 3 £53,500 -10.83%
Broxbourne - 2 £26,000 -
Hatfield +22 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £52,500 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £25,000 -
MCSE
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 34 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (88.24%) Windows
3 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
4 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
5 22 (64.71%) MCSA
6 19 (55.88%) VMware
6 19 (55.88%) Windows Server
7 17 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (50.00%) Cisco
8 16 (47.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 15 (44.12%) Office 365
9 15 (44.12%) ITIL
10 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
10 14 (41.18%) Hyper-V
11 13 (38.24%) Windows 10
12 11 (32.35%) Data Centre
12 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
13 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (29.41%) SCCM
14 9 (26.47%) MCP
14 9 (26.47%) DHCP
14 9 (26.47%) DNS
14 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (23.53%) CCNA
15 8 (23.53%) Citrix
16 7 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (20.59%) Aruba
16 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure

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 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (44.12%) Office 365
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.94%) IaaS
5 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) DHCP
1 9 (26.47%) DNS
2 6 (17.65%) iSCSI
3 5 (14.71%) BIG-IP
3 5 (14.71%) IP Telephony
3 5 (14.71%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (14.71%) SAN
4 4 (11.76%) VLAN
5 3 (8.82%) VPN
6 2 (5.88%) LAN
6 2 (5.88%) WAN
6 2 (5.88%) Wireless
7 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.94%) Firewall
7 1 (2.94%) Network Security
7 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 5 (14.71%) Electronics
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Legal
2 2 (5.88%) Local Government
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) IT Support
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) IT Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Server Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Server Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Data Centre
2 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.71%) Replication
4 4 (11.76%) Driving Licence
4 4 (11.76%) User Experience
4 4 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (8.82%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.94%) Clustering
6 1 (2.94%) EMC VNX
6 1 (2.94%) EPoS
6 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (88.24%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) Windows Server
3 13 (38.24%) Windows 10
4 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
5 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (47.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (44.12%) ITIL
4 6 (17.65%) High Availability
4 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 6 (17.65%) Presales
5 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity
5 5 (14.71%) ITIL V3
5 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
5 5 (14.71%) Problem Management
6 4 (11.76%) Active Listening
6 4 (11.76%) Change Management
6 4 (11.76%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (11.76%) Service Management
6 4 (11.76%) Software Licensing
6 4 (11.76%) Time Management
7 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (8.82%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 5 (14.71%) VBScript
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (64.71%) MCSA
3 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (26.47%) MCP
5 8 (23.53%) CCNA
6 7 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
8 4 (11.76%) CCAA
8 4 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (11.76%) MCITP
8 4 (11.76%) MCTS
9 3 (8.82%) Degree
10 2 (5.88%) CCNP
11 1 (2.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (2.94%) AWS Certification
11 1 (2.94%) CISSP
11 1 (2.94%) LPIC
11 1 (2.94%) Project+ Certification
11 1 (2.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (14.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (14.71%) PMO
2 1 (2.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 14 (41.18%) Hyper-V
3 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.76%) DFS Replication
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (5.88%) vSphere
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) SCCM
2 5 (14.71%) SCOM
2 5 (14.71%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.94%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.94%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
2 19 (55.88%) VMware
3 17 (50.00%) Cisco
4 8 (23.53%) Citrix
5 7 (20.59%) Aruba
6 5 (14.71%) Apple
6 5 (14.71%) F5
6 5 (14.71%) HP
6 5 (14.71%) Mitel
7 4 (11.76%) Nimble Storage
7 4 (11.76%) Polycom
8 3 (8.82%) EMC
8 3 (8.82%) Splunk
9 2 (5.88%) IBM
9 2 (5.88%) Meraki
9 2 (5.88%) NetApp
10 1 (2.94%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.94%) jetNEXUS
10 1 (2.94%) Rackspace
10 1 (2.94%) Red Hat