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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 128 107 109
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 79 86 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.97% 2.29% 2.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.32% 7.08% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 76 80 95
Average salary £33,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £24,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,497 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +15.70%
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
1486 1214 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.11% 32.28% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1249 986 1347
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 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 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 30 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 +4 45 £35,250 -6.00% 3
Fareham +1 12 £18,000 -34.54%
Andover - 6 £50,000 -
Basingstoke -8 5 £42,500 -12.82% 1
Havant -10 5 £27,500 -15.38%
Farnborough -11 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Portsmouth -22 1 £45,000 -18.18%
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 126 (85.14%) Windows
3 112 (75.68%) Microsoft
4 102 (68.92%) VMware
5 91 (61.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 88 (59.46%) MS Excel
7 85 (57.43%) Citrix
8 83 (56.08%) MCITP
9 79 (53.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 71 (47.97%) Active Directory
11 63 (42.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 59 (39.86%) Firewall
13 55 (37.16%) MS Exchange
14 48 (32.43%) MCSA
14 48 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 42 (28.38%) TCP/IP
15 42 (28.38%) CCA
15 42 (28.38%) Citrix Certification
15 42 (28.38%) Windows Vista
16 39 (26.35%) Fat Client
16 39 (26.35%) Thin Client
16 39 (26.35%) Windows 8
17 38 (25.68%) SQL Server
18 37 (25.00%) MCP
19 36 (24.32%) Windows 7
20 35 (23.65%) SQL
20 35 (23.65%) HP
21 34 (22.97%) Windows Server 2003
22 33 (22.30%) DHCP
23 29 (19.59%) DNS

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 55 (37.16%) MS Exchange
2 22 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (14.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (12.84%) IIS
4 19 (12.84%) Tomcat
5 16 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (9.46%) Lync
7 12 (8.11%) SharePoint
8 7 (4.73%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (3.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.68%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.68%) WorkSite
Applications
1 88 (59.46%) MS Excel
2 26 (17.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.73%) Office 365
2 2 (1.35%) IaaS
2 2 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (39.86%) Firewall
2 42 (28.38%) TCP/IP
3 33 (22.30%) DHCP
4 29 (19.59%) DNS
5 23 (15.54%) Network Security
6 15 (10.14%) LAN
7 13 (8.78%) WAN
7 13 (8.78%) SAN
8 8 (5.41%) VPN
9 2 (1.35%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.35%) Internet
10 1 (0.68%) Wireless
10 1 (0.68%) IMAP
10 1 (0.68%) DMZ
10 1 (0.68%) SSL
10 1 (0.68%) FTP
10 1 (0.68%) HTTP
10 1 (0.68%) SMTP
10 1 (0.68%) LDAP
10 1 (0.68%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.51%) MySQL
3 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.68%) Redis
3 1 (0.68%) Infinispan
3 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
1 1 (0.68%) Law
1 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (21.62%) Consultant
2 30 (20.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (16.22%) Support Engineer
4 18 (12.16%) IT Support
5 14 (9.46%) IT Consultant
5 14 (9.46%) Support Consultant
5 14 (9.46%) Administrator
6 11 (7.43%) Junior
7 10 (6.76%) Network Administrator
7 10 (6.76%) Information Security Specialist
7 10 (6.76%) Security Specialist
7 10 (6.76%) Information Specialist
8 9 (6.08%) Applications Support Specialist
8 9 (6.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (6.08%) Support Specialist
8 9 (6.08%) Applications Support
8 9 (6.08%) Applications Specialist
9 8 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (5.41%) Junior Consultant
10 7 (4.73%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.84%) LAMP
2 2 (1.35%) SAML
3 1 (0.68%) Middleware
3 1 (0.68%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.68%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (26.35%) Thin Client
1 39 (26.35%) Fat Client
2 24 (16.22%) Clustering
3 11 (7.43%) Kindle
3 11 (7.43%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.76%) CESG
5 6 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.38%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.03%) HP StorageWorks
7 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.68%) iPhone
8 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 126 (85.14%) Windows
2 91 (61.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (28.38%) Windows Vista
5 39 (26.35%) Windows 8
6 36 (24.32%) Windows 7
7 34 (22.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (16.22%) Linux
9 18 (12.16%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.03%) UNIX
12 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.57%) ITIL
2 21 (14.19%) Change Management
3 14 (9.46%) Service Management
3 14 (9.46%) Service Delivery
4 11 (7.43%) Capacity Management
5 10 (6.76%) Information Security
5 10 (6.76%) Risk Management
5 10 (6.76%) Ethical Hacking
6 9 (6.08%) Incident Management
6 9 (6.08%) Requirements Management
6 9 (6.08%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (6.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (6.08%) Resource Management
6 9 (6.08%) Problem Management
7 7 (4.73%) Migration
8 6 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.38%) Configuration Management
10 4 (2.70%) Security Management
10 4 (2.70%) TOGAF
11 3 (2.03%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.65%) SQL
2 2 (1.35%) Perl
3 1 (0.68%) C++
3 1 (0.68%) Java
3 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.68%) VBScript
3 1 (0.68%) VB
3 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 148 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (56.08%) MCITP
3 63 (42.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 48 (32.43%) MCSA
5 42 (28.38%) CCA
5 42 (28.38%) Citrix Certification
6 37 (25.00%) MCP
7 18 (12.16%) MCTS
8 16 (10.81%) Degree
8 16 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (8.78%) CCNP
10 11 (7.43%) CCNA
11 10 (6.76%) CISSP
11 10 (6.76%) CISM
11 10 (6.76%) CEH
12 7 (4.73%) Security Cleared
13 6 (4.05%) SC Cleared
14 5 (3.38%) MCDST
15 4 (2.70%) DV Cleared
15 4 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (17.57%) SLA
2 11 (7.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 79 (53.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (47.97%) Active Directory
3 27 (18.24%) Hyper-V
4 15 (10.14%) XenApp
5 13 (8.78%) XenDesktop
6 10 (6.76%) vSphere
7 6 (4.05%) XenServer
8 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.35%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.35%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.35%) UAG
10 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.68%) Nmap
10 1 (0.68%) Xen
10 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.68%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (6.76%) SCCM
2 5 (3.38%) SCOM
3 1 (0.68%) Puppet
3 1 (0.68%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 112 (75.68%) Microsoft
2 102 (68.92%) VMware
3 85 (57.43%) Citrix
4 35 (23.65%) HP
5 19 (12.84%) Oracle
6 18 (12.16%) Cisco
7 10 (6.76%) IBM
7 10 (6.76%) Dell
7 10 (6.76%) NetApp
8 6 (4.05%) Intel
9 5 (3.38%) Symantec
9 5 (3.38%) Kaspersky
9 5 (3.38%) McAfee
10 4 (2.70%) Avaya
11 3 (2.03%) ProCurve
11 3 (2.03%) Remedy
11 3 (2.03%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.35%) IronPort
12 2 (1.35%) Juniper
12 2 (1.35%) Red Hat
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £6,240 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago