The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 73 78 64
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 35 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.22% 2.17% 1.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.06% 6.50% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 35 23 13
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -22.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
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 Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
268 369 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.63% 33.42% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 240 311 131
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

MCSE
Salary Trend in Kent

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Kent

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Kent

MCSE
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Dartford -9 4 £37,500 -21.87% 1
Faversham - 2 £36,250 -
Tunbridge Wells +5 1 £19,500 -35.00%
Sittingbourne - 1 £45,000 - 1
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 83 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (93.98%) Windows
3 71 (85.54%) Microsoft
4 67 (80.72%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (80.72%) CCNA
5 59 (71.08%) Cisco
6 57 (68.67%) MS Exchange
7 55 (66.27%) Firewall
8 45 (54.22%) MCITP
8 45 (54.22%) Problem Management
9 43 (51.81%) Avaya
9 43 (51.81%) Apple
10 41 (49.40%) Mac OS X
11 38 (45.78%) Blackberry
12 37 (44.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 37 (44.58%) Windows 2000 Server
13 34 (40.96%) Exchange Server 2000
13 34 (40.96%) MS Office
14 33 (39.76%) VMware
15 29 (34.94%) Windows 8
16 28 (33.73%) MS Excel
17 27 (32.53%) VMware Infrastructure
18 26 (31.33%) ITIL
19 20 (24.10%) Active Directory
20 18 (21.69%) Citrix
20 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2012
21 17 (20.48%) Windows 7
21 17 (20.48%) WAN
22 16 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2013
23 15 (18.07%) SAN

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 57 (68.67%) MS Exchange
2 37 (44.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 34 (40.96%) Exchange Server 2000
4 16 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (4.82%) IIS
8 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.41%) Lync
9 1 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (40.96%) MS Office
2 28 (33.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.05%) Office 365
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (66.27%) Firewall
2 17 (20.48%) WAN
3 15 (18.07%) SAN
4 13 (15.66%) LAN
5 10 (12.05%) VPN
6 8 (9.64%) Wireless
6 8 (9.64%) MPLS
7 6 (7.23%) Internet
7 6 (7.23%) VLAN
8 5 (6.02%) OSPF
8 5 (6.02%) BGP
9 4 (4.82%) DHCP
9 4 (4.82%) DNS
9 4 (4.82%) WLAN
9 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
10 3 (3.61%) Ethernet
10 3 (3.61%) IPsec
11 2 (2.41%) IP Telephony
11 2 (2.41%) BIG-IP
11 2 (2.41%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (3.61%) Legal
2 2 (2.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Consultant
2 21 (25.30%) Technical Consultant
3 18 (21.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 18 (21.69%) Support Engineer
4 17 (20.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 11 (13.25%) IT Support
6 9 (10.84%) Support Manager
6 9 (10.84%) IT Support Manager
6 9 (10.84%) Network Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
8 7 (8.43%) Analyst
8 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Support Analyst
9 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (6.02%) Head of IT
9 5 (6.02%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) IT Manager
10 4 (4.82%) Head of Infrastructure
10 4 (4.82%) IT Infrastructure Manager
11 3 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) Web Services
1 1 (1.20%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (45.78%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.23%) iPhone
2 6 (7.23%) iPad
3 3 (3.61%) AS400
4 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 78 (93.98%) Windows
2 41 (49.40%) Mac OS X
3 37 (44.58%) Windows 2000 Server
4 29 (34.94%) Windows 8
5 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (20.48%) Windows 7
7 11 (13.25%) Windows XP
8 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (4.82%) Windows Vista
11 3 (3.61%) UNIX
11 3 (3.61%) Linux
12 1 (1.20%) Android
12 1 (1.20%) AIX
12 1 (1.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (54.22%) Problem Management
2 26 (31.33%) ITIL
3 11 (13.25%) Service Delivery
4 10 (12.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.23%) Migration
6 5 (6.02%) Project Management
7 4 (4.82%) Business Analysis
7 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.82%) Information Security
7 4 (4.82%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (4.82%) People Management
8 3 (3.61%) WAN Optimisation
9 2 (2.41%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (2.41%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.41%) MOF
9 2 (2.41%) Change Management
9 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.41%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.41%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.20%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.84%) SQL
2 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 83 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (80.72%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (80.72%) CCNA
3 45 (54.22%) MCITP
4 11 (13.25%) CCNP
5 10 (12.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (9.64%) Degree
7 7 (8.43%) MCSA
8 6 (7.23%) MCP
9 4 (4.82%) CCDP
9 4 (4.82%) CCIE
10 2 (2.41%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.20%) CCA
11 1 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.20%) CCEA
11 1 (1.20%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) COBIT
2 3 (3.61%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (32.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (24.10%) Active Directory
3 12 (14.46%) Hyper-V
4 10 (12.05%) XenApp
5 5 (6.02%) vSphere
5 5 (6.02%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.41%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.20%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) Backup Exec
2 7 (8.43%) SCCM
3 5 (6.02%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (3.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (3.61%) SCOM
4 3 (3.61%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.41%) Foglight
5 2 (2.41%) Windows Intune
5 2 (2.41%) SCSM
5 2 (2.41%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.20%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 71 (85.54%) Microsoft
2 59 (71.08%) Cisco
3 43 (51.81%) Avaya
3 43 (51.81%) Apple
4 33 (39.76%) VMware
5 18 (21.69%) Citrix
6 6 (7.23%) SolarWinds
7 5 (6.02%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.82%) SonicWALL
8 4 (4.82%) Dell
8 4 (4.82%) AirMagnet
9 2 (2.41%) HP
9 2 (2.41%) F5
10 1 (1.20%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.20%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.20%) Sophos
10 1 (1.20%) Hyperion
10 1 (1.20%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.20%) Sybase
10 1 (1.20%) SAP
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