Period
to 18 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 60 138
Rank change year-on-year -9 +78 -19
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 31 179 105
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 2.70% 4.41% 1.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.65% 13.42% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31 168 98
Median annual salary £52,000 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.55% +4.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £42,500 £19,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £69,400 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%

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 Surrey with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Surrey
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 291 1,334 1,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 25.30% 32.83% 28.41%
Number of salaries quoted 248 1,028 1,157
Median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,675 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £76,625 £78,750 £74,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.69%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Surrey

MCSE
Salary Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MCSE in Surrey.

Salary trend for MCSE in Surrey

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Surrey

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCSE in Surrey over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Surrey

MCSE
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 18 September 2020. 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
Godalming +2 10 £65,000 +136.36%
Weybridge +11 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Guildford -6 6 £56,250 +104.55% 2
Woking -11 1 £58,000 -3.33%
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (77.42%) Azure
3 23 (74.19%) Office 365
4 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
5 20 (64.52%) Hyper-V
6 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
7 18 (58.06%) VMware
7 18 (58.06%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (54.84%) Windows
9 14 (45.16%) Cisco
9 14 (45.16%) Degree
10 13 (41.94%) CCNA
10 13 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (41.94%) Windows 10
11 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
12 11 (35.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 11 (35.48%) Private Cloud
12 11 (35.48%) Firewall
12 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Office
12 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
13 10 (32.26%) SCCM
13 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
13 10 (32.26%) ITIL
13 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2016
14 9 (29.03%) Project Delivery
14 9 (29.03%) Customer Requirements
14 9 (29.03%) IaaS
14 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Intune

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
1 9 (29.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (77.42%) Azure
2 23 (74.19%) Office 365
3 9 (29.03%) IaaS
3 9 (29.03%) PaaS
4 5 (16.13%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (9.68%) AWS
6 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.23%) OneDrive
6 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) Firewall
2 9 (29.03%) Skype
3 8 (25.81%) VPN
3 8 (25.81%) WAN
4 6 (19.35%) DNS
4 6 (19.35%) LAN
4 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
5 5 (16.13%) Wireless
5 5 (16.13%) Wireless Security
6 3 (9.68%) HTTP
6 3 (9.68%) Internet
6 3 (9.68%) SMTP
6 3 (9.68%) Wireshark
7 2 (6.45%) VoIP
7 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.23%) DHCP
8 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) IT Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Azure Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Designer
5 4 (12.90%) Security Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Security Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Azure Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) IT Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Operations Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.23%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Private Cloud
2 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 8 (25.81%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (25.81%) Public Cloud
3 7 (22.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (22.58%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) AS400
5 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows 10
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
5 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (29.03%) Windows 8
7 3 (9.68%) Linux
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (32.26%) ITIL
3 9 (29.03%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (29.03%) Project Delivery
4 8 (25.81%) Forensic Analysis
4 8 (25.81%) ITIL V3
4 8 (25.81%) Presales
4 8 (25.81%) PRINCE2
5 7 (22.58%) Information Security
5 7 (22.58%) Security Operations
6 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (16.13%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
8 4 (12.90%) High Availability
8 4 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Resource Management
8 4 (12.90%) Security Hardening
8 4 (12.90%) SIEM
8 4 (12.90%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (45.16%) Degree
3 13 (41.94%) CCNA
3 13 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (19.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
5 5 (16.13%) RHCSA
5 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
6 4 (12.90%) CEH
6 4 (12.90%) MBCS
7 3 (9.68%) MCSA
8 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (6.45%) HNC
8 2 (6.45%) HND
9 1 (3.23%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (3.23%) CISMP
9 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
9 1 (3.23%) MCDST
9 1 (3.23%) MCITP
9 1 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) NCSC
2 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (64.52%) Hyper-V
2 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
3 18 (58.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.45%) DFS Replication
4 2 (6.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) SCCM
2 9 (29.03%) Backup Exec
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (9.68%) Nessus
4 1 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 18 (58.06%) VMware
3 14 (45.16%) Cisco
4 9 (29.03%) Citrix
4 9 (29.03%) Veeam
5 2 (6.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) Avaya
6 1 (3.23%) Sybase