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 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 118 105
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 39 38 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.81% 1.47% 2.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.91% 4.63% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 32 31 55
Median salary £37,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £32,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11%  

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 564 821 898
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 26.20% 31.72% 33.86%
Number of salaries quoted 443 645 686
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing MCSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 April 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 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +7 11 £37,500 +15.38%
Watford -6 8 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Cheshunt - 8 £20,000 -
Hatfield +30 5 £50,000 +14.94% 3
Kings Langley +4 4 £41,500 -2.35%
Welwyn - 1 £36,500 -
MCSE
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 67 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (64.18%) Windows
3 42 (62.69%) Microsoft
4 39 (58.21%) Active Directory
5 32 (47.76%) MCP
5 32 (47.76%) VMware
5 32 (47.76%) Office 365
6 31 (46.27%) MCSA
7 27 (40.30%) Windows Server
8 26 (38.81%) DHCP
8 26 (38.81%) DNS
9 23 (34.33%) CCNA
9 23 (34.33%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (31.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 20 (29.85%) SCCM
11 20 (29.85%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (26.87%) ITIL
13 16 (23.88%) Windows 10
13 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (19.40%) Firewall
14 13 (19.40%) Citrix
14 13 (19.40%) SCOM
15 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
15 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
15 12 (17.91%) MCITP
15 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Office
16 11 (16.42%) Windows 7
17 10 (14.93%) SQL Server

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 9 (13.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.96%) IIS
3 4 (5.97%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.48%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 32 (47.76%) Office 365
2 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.45%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.99%) IaaS
5 2 (2.99%) SaaS
6 1 (1.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 26 (38.81%) DHCP
1 26 (38.81%) DNS
2 13 (19.40%) Firewall
3 10 (14.93%) LAN
3 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
3 10 (14.93%) WAN
4 4 (5.97%) Skype
5 2 (2.99%) MPLS
5 2 (2.99%) VLAN
5 2 (2.99%) VPN
6 1 (1.49%) PBX
6 1 (1.49%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MSI
2 3 (4.48%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.99%) Advertising
3 1 (1.49%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Server Engineer
2 22 (32.84%) Consultant
3 17 (25.37%) Server Consultant
3 17 (25.37%) Technical Consultant
3 17 (25.37%) Technical Engineer
4 16 (23.88%) Support Engineer
5 14 (20.90%) VMware Engineer
6 13 (19.40%) Cloud Consultant
7 12 (17.91%) Azure Consultant
7 12 (17.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Engineer
7 12 (17.91%) Senior Consultant
7 12 (17.91%) Senior Server Engineer
7 12 (17.91%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 12 (17.91%) Senior Technical Engineer
8 11 (16.42%) Server Support
9 9 (13.43%) Citrix Consultant
9 9 (13.43%) Citrix Engineer
9 9 (13.43%) VMware Consultant
9 9 (13.43%) VMware Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.96%) Driving Licence
3 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.97%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.97%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.99%) EPoS
5 2 (2.99%) iPad
6 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (64.18%) Windows
2 27 (40.30%) Windows Server
3 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (23.88%) Windows 10
5 11 (16.42%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.97%) Linux
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) ITIL
2 9 (13.43%) Change Management
3 7 (10.45%) Application Packaging
3 7 (10.45%) Service Management
4 6 (8.96%) Project Management
5 5 (7.46%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (7.46%) Presales
5 5 (7.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.97%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.97%) Client Onboarding
6 4 (5.97%) Data Architecture
6 4 (5.97%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.48%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.48%) Patch Management
8 2 (2.99%) Data Management
8 2 (2.99%) Migration
8 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.99%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.49%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.45%) SQL
3 4 (5.97%) VBScript
4 3 (4.48%) REXX
4 3 (4.48%) Tcl
4 3 (4.48%) VB
5 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (47.76%) MCP
3 31 (46.27%) MCSA
4 23 (34.33%) CCNA
4 23 (34.33%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (31.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (17.91%) MCITP
6 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
6 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
7 9 (13.43%) CCA
7 9 (13.43%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (10.45%) Degree
9 4 (5.97%) AWS Certification
9 4 (5.97%) MCSD
9 4 (5.97%) VCDX
10 2 (2.99%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (58.21%) Active Directory
2 20 (29.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.93%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (10.45%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.97%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (29.85%) SCCM
2 13 (19.40%) SCOM
3 7 (10.45%) BladeLogic
4 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (5.97%) SCOrch
5 4 (5.97%) vRealize
6 3 (4.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.49%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 42 (62.69%) Microsoft
2 32 (47.76%) VMware
3 13 (19.40%) Citrix
4 10 (14.93%) IBM
5 8 (11.94%) Veeam
6 7 (10.45%) BMC
6 7 (10.45%) Cisco
7 5 (7.46%) CA
8 4 (5.97%) Computacenter
9 2 (2.99%) Apple
9 2 (2.99%) Sophos
10 1 (1.49%) Lotus
10 1 (1.49%) Veritas
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive benefits + bonus
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