The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 122 107 118
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 75 89 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.91% 2.32% 2.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.04% 7.16% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72 83 86
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +13.87%
MCSE
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1487 1243 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.87% 32.34% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1230 1006 1357
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Hampshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Hampshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +9 44 £32,500 -16.12% 2
Fareham -1 13 £18,000 -34.54% 1
Havant -9 5 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Basingstoke -9 4 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Andover - 3 £50,000 - 1
Farnborough -4 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Portsmouth -25 1 £45,000 -18.18%
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE.

1 144 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 122 (84.72%) Windows
3 109 (75.69%) Microsoft
4 98 (68.06%) VMware
5 88 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 86 (59.72%) MS Excel
7 82 (56.94%) MCITP
8 80 (55.56%) Citrix
9 75 (52.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 74 (51.39%) Active Directory
11 59 (40.97%) MS Exchange
12 58 (40.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 55 (38.19%) Firewall
14 53 (36.81%) MCSA
15 46 (31.94%) Windows Server 2012
16 40 (27.78%) SQL Server
16 40 (27.78%) MCP
17 39 (27.08%) TCP/IP
17 39 (27.08%) Windows 8
18 38 (26.39%) CCA
18 38 (26.39%) Citrix Certification
18 38 (26.39%) Windows Vista
19 36 (25.00%) Windows 7
20 35 (24.31%) Thin Client
20 35 (24.31%) Fat Client
21 34 (23.61%) SQL
21 34 (23.61%) DHCP
21 34 (23.61%) HP
21 34 (23.61%) Windows Server 2003
22 31 (21.53%) DNS

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 59 (40.97%) MS Exchange
2 25 (17.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (15.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (13.89%) IIS
5 19 (13.19%) Tomcat
6 18 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (10.42%) Lync
7 15 (10.42%) SharePoint
8 9 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (3.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.69%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.69%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 86 (59.72%) MS Excel
2 28 (19.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.56%) Office 365
2 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (38.19%) Firewall
2 39 (27.08%) TCP/IP
3 34 (23.61%) DHCP
4 31 (21.53%) DNS
5 23 (15.97%) Network Security
6 19 (13.19%) LAN
7 17 (11.81%) WAN
8 16 (11.11%) SAN
9 11 (7.64%) VPN
10 2 (1.39%) DMZ
10 2 (1.39%) Internet
10 2 (1.39%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.69%) NAS
11 1 (0.69%) Radio Access Network
11 1 (0.69%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.69%) SSL
11 1 (0.69%) Wireless
11 1 (0.69%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.69%) VLAN
11 1 (0.69%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.89%) MySQL
3 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.69%) Infinispan
5 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.69%) Redis
General
1 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (20.83%) Consultant
2 28 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (18.06%) Support Engineer
4 17 (11.81%) IT Support
5 14 (9.72%) Administrator
6 12 (8.33%) Support Consultant
6 12 (8.33%) IT Consultant
7 11 (7.64%) Junior
8 10 (6.94%) Support Specialist
8 10 (6.94%) Network Administrator
8 10 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (6.94%) Information Specialist
8 10 (6.94%) Information Security Specialist
8 10 (6.94%) Security Specialist
9 9 (6.25%) Applications Support Specialist
9 9 (6.25%) Applications Support
9 9 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
10 8 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (5.56%) Junior Consultant
10 8 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.19%) LAMP
2 2 (1.39%) SAML
3 1 (0.69%) ODBC
3 1 (0.69%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (24.31%) Thin Client
1 35 (24.31%) Fat Client
2 22 (15.28%) Clustering
3 12 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.64%) Kindle
5 10 (6.94%) CESG
6 7 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.17%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.08%) HP StorageWorks
9 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.39%) iPhone
10 1 (0.69%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.69%) iPad
10 1 (0.69%) Firmware
10 1 (0.69%) Replication
10 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 122 (84.72%) Windows
2 88 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (31.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (27.08%) Windows 8
5 38 (26.39%) Windows Vista
6 36 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 34 (23.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (17.36%) Linux
9 15 (10.42%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.78%) UNIX
11 2 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.39%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.67%) ITIL
2 18 (12.50%) Change Management
3 14 (9.72%) Service Management
4 11 (7.64%) Service Delivery
4 11 (7.64%) Information Security
5 10 (6.94%) Capacity Management
5 10 (6.94%) Risk Management
5 10 (6.94%) Ethical Hacking
6 9 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 9 (6.25%) Requirements Management
6 9 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (6.25%) Resource Management
6 9 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 8 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (4.86%) Migration
9 6 (4.17%) Configuration Management
10 4 (2.78%) Security Management
11 3 (2.08%) Business Continuity
11 3 (2.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 34 (23.61%) SQL
2 2 (1.39%) Perl
3 1 (0.69%) C++
3 1 (0.69%) Java
3 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.69%) VBScript
3 1 (0.69%) VB
3 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 144 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (56.94%) MCITP
3 58 (40.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 53 (36.81%) MCSA
5 40 (27.78%) MCP
6 38 (26.39%) CCA
6 38 (26.39%) Citrix Certification
7 20 (13.89%) MCTS
8 15 (10.42%) Degree
8 15 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (7.64%) CCNP
9 11 (7.64%) CCNA
10 10 (6.94%) CISSP
10 10 (6.94%) CISM
10 10 (6.94%) CEH
11 5 (3.47%) MCDST
11 5 (3.47%) Security Cleared
12 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
13 3 (2.08%) A+ Certification
13 3 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.06%) SLA
2 11 (7.64%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (52.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (51.39%) Active Directory
3 30 (20.83%) Hyper-V
4 13 (9.03%) XenApp
4 13 (9.03%) XenDesktop
5 11 (7.64%) vSphere
6 6 (4.17%) XenServer
7 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.39%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.39%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.39%) UAG
9 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.69%) Nmap
9 1 (0.69%) Xen
9 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.69%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 10 (6.94%) SCCM
2 5 (3.47%) SCOM
3 1 (0.69%) Puppet
3 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.69%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.69%) Check_MK
3 1 (0.69%) Icinga
3 1 (0.69%) Nagios
3 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 109 (75.69%) Microsoft
2 98 (68.06%) VMware
3 80 (55.56%) Citrix
4 34 (23.61%) HP
5 19 (13.19%) Oracle
6 17 (11.81%) Cisco
7 11 (7.64%) NetApp
8 10 (6.94%) IBM
8 10 (6.94%) Dell
9 6 (4.17%) Symantec
10 5 (3.47%) McAfee
10 5 (3.47%) Kaspersky
11 4 (2.78%) Intel
12 3 (2.08%) Avaya
12 3 (2.08%) Apple
12 3 (2.08%) Remedy
12 3 (2.08%) LANDesk
12 3 (2.08%) ProCurve
13 2 (1.39%) IronPort
13 2 (1.39%) Juniper
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Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Andover, Hampshire
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Hampshire
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Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus+ Car/ CA + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Eastleigh
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Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Havant
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago