The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 72 88
Rank change year-on-year +20 +16  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 36 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 3.78% 1.90% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.25% 6.18% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 45 15 18
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £24,000 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £37,600 £58,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Nottingham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 187 275 391
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 19.64% 30.80% 32.94%
Number of salaries quoted 392 340 537
Median salary £45,000 £33,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -17.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,900 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

Job postings citing MCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Nottingham.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Nottingham

MCSE
Salary Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE in Nottingham.

Salary trend for MCSE in Nottingham

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Nottingham over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 65 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (93.85%) Microsoft
3 58 (89.23%) Active Directory
4 55 (84.62%) Windows
5 46 (70.77%) VMware
6 38 (58.46%) Windows Server
7 36 (55.38%) MS Exchange
8 34 (52.31%) MCITP
9 32 (49.23%) SAN
10 31 (47.69%) SQL
10 31 (47.69%) SQL Server
11 30 (46.15%) NetApp
11 30 (46.15%) vSphere
12 29 (44.62%) Exchange Server 2010
12 29 (44.62%) SCCM
13 28 (43.08%) SQL Server 2008
13 28 (43.08%) SQL Server 2005
14 27 (41.54%) Firewall
14 27 (41.54%) MCSA
15 21 (32.31%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2012
16 20 (30.77%) Office 365
17 19 (29.23%) High Availability
17 19 (29.23%) Citrix
18 18 (27.69%) ITIL
18 18 (27.69%) Internet
18 18 (27.69%) Hyper-V
18 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (27.69%) Degree
19 17 (26.15%) SCOM

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 36 (55.38%) MS Exchange
2 29 (44.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.77%) Skype for Business
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (30.77%) Office 365
2 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (16.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (13.85%) IaaS
5 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (4.62%) PaaS
6 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (49.23%) SAN
2 27 (41.54%) Firewall
3 18 (27.69%) Internet
4 7 (10.77%) Skype
5 6 (9.23%) DHCP
6 5 (7.69%) VLAN
7 4 (6.15%) WAN
8 3 (4.62%) DNS
8 3 (4.62%) H.323
8 3 (4.62%) RTP
8 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.62%) Wireless
8 3 (4.62%) Wireless Security
9 2 (3.08%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.08%) IPsec
9 2 (3.08%) LDAP
9 2 (3.08%) SSH
9 2 (3.08%) SSL
9 2 (3.08%) VPN
9 2 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (47.69%) SQL Server
2 28 (43.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 28 (43.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
General
1 14 (21.54%) Law
2 6 (9.23%) Spanish Language
3 4 (6.15%) Portuguese Language
3 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Polish Language
5 1 (1.54%) French Language
5 1 (1.54%) Games
5 1 (1.54%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (26.15%) Technical Engineer
3 15 (23.08%) Analyst
4 14 (21.54%) Architect
4 14 (21.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 14 (21.54%) Infrastructure Architect
4 14 (21.54%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (21.54%) VMware Architect
4 14 (21.54%) Windows Engineer
4 14 (21.54%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) IT Support
5 8 (12.31%) Multilingual Support
6 6 (9.23%) Consultant
6 6 (9.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) IT Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.62%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.08%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.08%) FMCG
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 55 (84.62%) Windows
2 38 (58.46%) Windows Server
3 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (24.62%) Windows 10
5 13 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.15%) Linux
7 4 (6.15%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) High Availability
2 18 (27.69%) ITIL
3 14 (21.54%) Document Management
4 10 (15.38%) Presales
5 4 (6.15%) Integration Testing
6 3 (4.62%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.08%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.08%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.54%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.54%) Escalation Management
8 1 (1.54%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.54%) Information Security
8 1 (1.54%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 1 (1.54%) Speech Recognition
8 1 (1.54%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (47.69%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (52.31%) MCITP
3 27 (41.54%) MCSA
4 18 (27.69%) Degree
5 8 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (7.69%) CCNA
6 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.62%) CCDA
7 3 (4.62%) CCIE
7 3 (4.62%) CCNP
8 2 (3.08%) CEH
8 2 (3.08%) CISSP
8 2 (3.08%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (3.08%) RHCT
8 2 (3.08%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (1.54%) HP ASE
9 1 (1.54%) MCP
9 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (89.23%) Active Directory
2 30 (46.15%) vSphere
3 21 (32.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (27.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.08%) Snort
5 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.08%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 29 (44.62%) SCCM
2 17 (26.15%) SCOM
2 17 (26.15%) SCSM
3 4 (6.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (3.08%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.08%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 61 (93.85%) Microsoft
2 46 (70.77%) VMware
3 30 (46.15%) NetApp
4 19 (29.23%) Citrix
5 17 (26.15%) Cisco
6 16 (24.62%) SonicWALL
7 11 (16.92%) HP
8 10 (15.38%) iManage
9 4 (6.15%) Apple
10 3 (4.62%) Avaya
10 3 (4.62%) Juniper
10 3 (4.62%) ProCurve
10 3 (4.62%) Red Box
11 2 (3.08%) Symantec
11 2 (3.08%) Veeam
12 1 (1.54%) IBM
12 1 (1.54%) Interwoven
12 1 (1.54%) Riverbed