Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
England > North East
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 92 57 83
Rank change year-on-year -35 +26 +22
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 12 17 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.97% 2.47% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.31% 16.35% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 7
10th Percentile £26,125 £18,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £27,719 £23,500 £32,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,250 £37,500 £36,250
Median % change year-on-year +4.67% +3.45% +9.43%
75th Percentile £46,750 £42,500 £38,938
90th Percentile " £43,850 £43,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 the North East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 226 104 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.27% 15.09% 21.95%
Number of salaries quoted 180 87 141
10th Percentile £24,475 £23,950 £24,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% -5.88%
75th Percentile £56,938 £53,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £66,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in the North East

MCSE
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MCSE in the North East.

Salary trend for MCSE in the North East

MCSE
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCSE in the North East over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for MCSE in the North East

MCSE
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the North East region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. 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
Tyne and Wear -32 7 £39,250 +4.67% 2
Durham - 5 - - 1
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 North East region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) DNS
3 8 (66.67%) LAN
3 8 (66.67%) WAN
3 8 (66.67%) DHCP
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (66.67%) Degree
3 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) Azure
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (58.33%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) Social Skills
5 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (50.00%) Citrix
5 6 (50.00%) ITIL
6 5 (41.67%) C#
6 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
6 5 (41.67%) .NET
6 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (41.67%) MCSA
6 5 (41.67%) Veritas
6 5 (41.67%) HP
6 5 (41.67%) Management Information System

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Azure
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (25.00%) AWS
3 3 (25.00%) IaaS
3 3 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) DHCP
1 8 (66.67%) DNS
1 8 (66.67%) LAN
1 8 (66.67%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) VLAN
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Wintel Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Wintel Systems Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) IT Manager
3 3 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
3 3 (25.00%) IT Technical Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Services Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
1 5 (41.67%) User Experience
2 3 (25.00%) HP Storage
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) Fibre Optics
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (41.67%) High Availability
3 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
3 5 (41.67%) Information Management
3 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
3 5 (41.67%) Patch Management
3 5 (41.67%) Revenue Management
3 5 (41.67%) Security Patching
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) IT Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) ITSM
5 3 (25.00%) Storage Management
6 2 (16.67%) Break/Fix
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Workflow
7 1 (8.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
1 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (66.67%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) MCSA
4 3 (25.00%) CCNA
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) MCITP
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) vSphere
3 5 (41.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) NetBackup
1 5 (41.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) Veritas
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Veeam
5 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Dell
5 2 (16.67%) F5
5 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
6 1 (8.33%) SAP