Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 78 86
Rank change year-on-year +19 +8 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 40 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.13% 1.35% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.70% 4.91% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 37 14 16
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.82% -2.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £41,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,000 £56,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +59.42% -31.00%

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 Watford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Watford
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 226 285 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 23.32% 27.40% 33.65%
Number of salaries quoted 208 232 313
Watford median annual salary £44,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.24% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,100 £23,057
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £67,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Watford

MCSE
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Watford

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Watford over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Watford region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
3 21 (52.50%) Windows
4 20 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (50.00%) CCNA
5 19 (47.50%) Cisco
6 18 (45.00%) VMware
7 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 15 (37.50%) MCSA
7 15 (37.50%) Windows Server
8 12 (30.00%) DNS
8 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
8 12 (30.00%) Citrix
8 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
9 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (27.50%) DHCP
9 11 (27.50%) CCNP
10 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (25.00%) Office 365
11 8 (20.00%) SAN
11 8 (20.00%) CCA
11 8 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Office 365
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (12.50%) SaaS
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) DNS
2 11 (27.50%) DHCP
3 8 (20.00%) SAN
4 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.50%) Internet
5 3 (7.50%) NetScaler
5 3 (7.50%) VLAN
5 3 (7.50%) VoIP
5 3 (7.50%) VPN
5 3 (7.50%) Wireless
6 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) AdminStudio
1 3 (7.50%) MSI
1 3 (7.50%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Consultant
1 15 (37.50%) Senior Consultant
1 15 (37.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
1 15 (37.50%) Technical Consultant
2 13 (32.50%) Server Consultant
3 10 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Technical Engineer
5 8 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
6 7 (17.50%) Cisco Consultant
6 7 (17.50%) Cisco Technical Consultant
6 7 (17.50%) Cloud Consultant
6 7 (17.50%) Senior Cisco Consultant
6 7 (17.50%) Senior Cisco Technical Consultant
6 7 (17.50%) Senior Citrix Consultant
6 7 (17.50%) Senior Network Consultant
6 7 (17.50%) Senior Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.50%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (12.50%) Linux
6 3 (7.50%) Unix
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Thinking
2 5 (12.50%) Migration
3 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (7.50%) MOF
3 3 (7.50%) Patch Management
3 3 (7.50%) Power Management
3 3 (7.50%) Security Patching
3 3 (7.50%) Software Distribution
4 2 (5.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (5.00%) DevOps
4 2 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (50.00%) CCNA
2 20 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (37.50%) MCSA
4 11 (27.50%) CCNP
5 8 (20.00%) CCA
5 8 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (15.00%) MCTS
7 5 (12.50%) MCITP
8 3 (7.50%) A+ Certification
8 3 (7.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
3 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (12.50%) Xen
5 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (7.50%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (7.50%) XenApp
7 2 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) WMI
2 3 (7.50%) WSUS
3 2 (5.00%) Ansible
3 2 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (47.50%) Cisco
3 18 (45.00%) VMware
4 12 (30.00%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) EMC
5 2 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (2.50%) Veeam