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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 59 61 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +23
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 38 42 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.47% 3.80% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.39% 10.88% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 38 39 11
Average salary £30,250 £38,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +35.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £53,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
264 386 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.11% 34.93% 30.94%
Number of salaries quoted 228 337 296
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Tonbridge - 1 £27,000 -
West Malling - 1 £41,500 - 1
Whitstable - 1 £30,500 -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 71 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (95.77%) Microsoft
3 63 (88.73%) Windows
4 57 (80.28%) CCNA
4 57 (80.28%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (77.46%) MS Exchange
6 54 (76.06%) MCITP
7 53 (74.65%) MS Office
8 51 (71.83%) Exchange Server 2000
8 51 (71.83%) Windows 2000 Server
9 49 (69.01%) Windows 8
10 48 (67.61%) Problem Management
11 46 (64.79%) Firewall
12 44 (61.97%) Cisco
13 39 (54.93%) Avaya
14 37 (52.11%) Mac OS X
14 37 (52.11%) Apple
14 37 (52.11%) Blackberry
14 37 (52.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 24 (33.80%) Active Directory
16 18 (25.35%) Management Information System
17 14 (19.72%) SLA
18 13 (18.31%) Project Management
19 12 (16.90%) VMware
20 10 (14.08%) Finance
20 10 (14.08%) MCSA
21 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
22 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
23 7 (9.86%) MCP
23 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 55 (77.46%) MS Exchange
2 51 (71.83%) Exchange Server 2000
3 37 (52.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.82%) IIS
5 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 53 (74.65%) MS Office
2 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (64.79%) Firewall
2 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.04%) SAN
4 4 (5.63%) WAN
4 4 (5.63%) Network Security
5 3 (4.23%) VLAN
5 3 (4.23%) DNS
5 3 (4.23%) LAN
6 2 (2.82%) VoIP
6 2 (2.82%) DHCP
6 2 (2.82%) VPN
6 2 (2.82%) H.323
6 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.82%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.41%) IPsec
7 1 (1.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) OLTP
2 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (52.11%) Support Engineer
2 24 (33.80%) 2nd Line Support
3 21 (29.58%) Analyst
4 19 (26.76%) Support Analyst
4 19 (26.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 14 (19.72%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 14 (19.72%) SLA Analyst
5 14 (19.72%) Help Desk Analyst
5 14 (19.72%) 1st Line Support
5 14 (19.72%) Service Analyst
5 14 (19.72%) Help Desk Support
5 14 (19.72%) Service Desk Analyst
6 13 (18.31%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (18.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.63%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) .NET
1 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (52.11%) Blackberry
2 18 (25.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) Replication
3 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 63 (88.73%) Windows
2 51 (71.83%) Windows 2000 Server
3 49 (69.01%) Windows 8
4 37 (52.11%) Mac OS X
5 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (67.61%) Problem Management
2 13 (18.31%) Project Management
3 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.04%) ITIL
5 4 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.23%) Migration
6 3 (4.23%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.82%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.82%) SIEM
7 2 (2.82%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.82%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.82%) Server Hardening
7 2 (2.82%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.82%) Network Design
7 2 (2.82%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.82%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (1.41%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (1.41%) Information Security
8 1 (1.41%) Information Security Management
8 1 (1.41%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 71 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (80.28%) CCNA
2 57 (80.28%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (76.06%) MCITP
4 10 (14.08%) MCSA
5 7 (9.86%) MCP
6 6 (8.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (7.04%) Degree
8 3 (4.23%) CISSP
9 2 (2.82%) CCSA
9 2 (2.82%) CCSE
9 2 (2.82%) MCTS
10 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.41%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.72%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.82%) QA
4 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (33.80%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.86%) vSphere
4 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.82%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (95.77%) Microsoft
2 44 (61.97%) Cisco
3 39 (54.93%) Avaya
4 37 (52.11%) Apple
5 12 (16.90%) VMware
6 6 (8.45%) HP
7 4 (5.63%) Citrix
8 2 (2.82%) SonicWALL
8 2 (2.82%) Veeam
8 2 (2.82%) Red Gate
8 2 (2.82%) Splunk
8 2 (2.82%) Ruckus Wireless
8 2 (2.82%) LogRhythm
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle
8 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.82%) Websense
9 1 (1.41%) Dell
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + overtime
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stansted, Essex
Inflite
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago