Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 172 174
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -30
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 50 45 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.13% 1.01% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.74% 3.41% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 47 38 50
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.48% +45.00% -22.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,838 £29,675
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £43,929 £42,950 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.28% +7.38% -5.88%

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 1055 1318 1672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 23.82% 29.58% 31.95%
Number of salaries quoted 886 1033 1347
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,800 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% -1.15% +2.35%

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 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 17 December 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 +13 30 £42,500 -22.73% 1
Hatfield -5 5 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £65,000 -
Welwyn - 1 £42,500 -
MCSE
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 50 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (82.00%) Windows
3 40 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 37 (74.00%) VMware
5 29 (58.00%) Active Directory
5 29 (58.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (54.00%) DNS
7 26 (52.00%) Windows Server
8 24 (48.00%) PowerShell
9 22 (44.00%) MS Exchange
10 21 (42.00%) Hyper-V
11 20 (40.00%) MCSA
11 20 (40.00%) CCNA
11 20 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (38.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 18 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (36.00%) DHCP
13 18 (36.00%) Cisco
14 14 (28.00%) Migration
14 14 (28.00%) Office 365
15 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (26.00%) Citrix
15 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (26.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 12 (24.00%) ITIL
17 11 (22.00%) Internet
17 11 (22.00%) Firewall
17 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Office
17 11 (22.00%) Windows XP

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 22 (44.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (38.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.00%) Skype for Business
6 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.00%) Office 365
2 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (16.00%) IaaS
3 8 (16.00%) PaaS
3 8 (16.00%) SaaS
4 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (54.00%) DNS
2 18 (36.00%) DHCP
3 11 (22.00%) Firewall
3 11 (22.00%) Internet
4 8 (16.00%) SSL
4 8 (16.00%) VoIP
5 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (14.00%) VPN
6 6 (12.00%) SAN
6 6 (12.00%) VLAN
7 4 (8.00%) Wireless
8 3 (6.00%) iSCSI
8 3 (6.00%) LAN
8 3 (6.00%) Skype
8 3 (6.00%) WAN
8 3 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) AdminStudio
1 3 (6.00%) MSI
1 3 (6.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (6.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Consultant
2 11 (22.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (14.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Active Directory Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Azure Consultant
5 6 (12.00%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Cloud Consultant
5 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) IT Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Office 365 Consultant
5 6 (12.00%) Office 365 Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.00%) Blackberry
3 8 (16.00%) iPhone
4 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (6.00%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (6.00%) Driving Licence
6 3 (6.00%) User Experience
7 2 (4.00%) Fat Client
7 2 (4.00%) Private Cloud
7 2 (4.00%) Thin Client
8 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 41 (82.00%) Windows
2 26 (52.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (22.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (22.00%) Windows 8
4 11 (22.00%) Windows XP
5 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (16.00%) Windows Phone
6 8 (16.00%) Windows Vista
7 5 (10.00%) Linux
8 4 (8.00%) Unix
9 3 (6.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.00%) Android
10 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Migration
2 12 (24.00%) ITIL
3 8 (16.00%) Business Development
3 8 (16.00%) Presales
4 7 (14.00%) Analytical Thinking
5 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (12.00%) Patch Management
6 5 (10.00%) DevOps
7 3 (6.00%) Change Management
7 3 (6.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.00%) Information Security
7 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.00%) MOF
7 3 (6.00%) Power Management
7 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.00%) Project Management
7 3 (6.00%) Regulatory Compliance
7 3 (6.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (40.00%) CCNA
2 20 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (40.00%) MCSA
3 13 (26.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (16.00%) MCITP
5 6 (12.00%) CCNP
5 6 (12.00%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (12.00%) MCTS
6 5 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (10.00%) Degree
7 3 (6.00%) A+ Certification
7 3 (6.00%) CCA
7 3 (6.00%) CCAA
7 3 (6.00%) CISSP
7 3 (6.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (22.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (6.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 3 (6.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.00%) HIPAA
System Software
1 29 (58.00%) Active Directory
1 29 (58.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (42.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (16.00%) Xen
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (6.00%) XenApp
6 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.00%) vSphere
7 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.00%) Ansible
3 4 (8.00%) Puppet
3 4 (8.00%) SCCM
4 3 (6.00%) WMI
4 3 (6.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 37 (74.00%) VMware
3 18 (36.00%) Cisco
4 13 (26.00%) Citrix
5 3 (6.00%) HP
5 3 (6.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.00%) Apple
6 1 (2.00%) Veeam