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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 67 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 17 37 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.74% 3.37% 3.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.01% 14.23% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 37 38
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
283 260 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 28.97% 23.68% 35.32%
Number of salaries quoted 257 220 347
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Kent

MCSE
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sittingbourne - 5 £22,500 -
Chatham - 3 £27,500 -
Faversham - 1 £50,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £52,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Kent region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 46 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (91.30%) Windows
3 36 (78.26%) MS Exchange
4 32 (69.57%) Microsoft
4 32 (69.57%) CCNA
4 32 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
6 28 (60.87%) Windows Server
7 26 (56.52%) MS Office
8 24 (52.17%) MS Excel
9 23 (50.00%) Windows 8
10 22 (47.83%) Cisco
11 20 (43.48%) MCITP
12 18 (39.13%) Hyper-V
12 18 (39.13%) VMware
13 17 (36.96%) Windows 2000 Server
13 17 (36.96%) Problem Management
13 17 (36.96%) Exchange Server 2000
13 17 (36.96%) MCSA
14 15 (32.61%) DNS
14 15 (32.61%) DHCP
14 15 (32.61%) Mac OS X
14 15 (32.61%) Apple
15 14 (30.43%) Avaya
16 13 (28.26%) SLA
17 12 (26.09%) Firewall
18 11 (23.91%) Blackberry
18 11 (23.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 10 (21.74%) LAN
19 10 (21.74%) WAN

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 36 (78.26%) MS Exchange
2 17 (36.96%) Exchange Server 2000
3 11 (23.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.17%) IIS
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (56.52%) MS Office
2 24 (52.17%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) DHCP
1 15 (32.61%) DNS
2 12 (26.09%) Firewall
3 10 (21.74%) LAN
3 10 (21.74%) WAN
4 7 (15.22%) SAN
5 3 (6.52%) IP Telephony
5 3 (6.52%) VLAN
5 3 (6.52%) Wireless
6 1 (2.17%) ADSL
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.17%) FWSM
6 1 (2.17%) Internet
6 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (6.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 15 (32.61%) Infrastructure Support
2 14 (30.43%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (26.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (26.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 12 (26.09%) Exchange Support
3 12 (26.09%) Server Engineer
3 12 (26.09%) Server Support
3 12 (26.09%) Support Engineer
4 11 (23.91%) Cisco Support
4 11 (23.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (23.91%) Support Analyst
5 10 (21.74%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (21.74%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 10 (21.74%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (21.74%) Exchange Engineer
5 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 10 (21.74%) Service Analyst
5 10 (21.74%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) COM
1 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) iPhone
3 3 (6.52%) BYOD
4 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) CMDB
5 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.17%) iPad
5 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.17%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 42 (91.30%) Windows
2 28 (60.87%) Windows Server
3 23 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 17 (36.96%) Windows 2000 Server
5 15 (32.61%) Mac OS X
6 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
7 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.17%) Android
10 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Problem Management
2 6 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (6.52%) Practice Management
3 3 (6.52%) Web Design
4 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.17%) High Availability
4 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.17%) Line Management
4 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.17%) Migration
4 1 (2.17%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.17%) Project Management
4 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.17%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (69.57%) CCNA
2 32 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (43.48%) MCITP
4 17 (36.96%) MCSA
5 6 (13.04%) A+ Certification
6 4 (8.70%) CCDA
6 4 (8.70%) MCP
7 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) CCNP
8 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
8 1 (2.17%) HND
8 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.17%) MOS
8 1 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.26%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 18 (39.13%) Hyper-V
3 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (15.22%) XenApp
4 6 (13.04%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.17%) vSphere
5 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) SCCM
2 5 (10.87%) SCOM
3 2 (4.35%) WSUS
4 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.17%) Nagios
4 1 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 32 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 22 (47.83%) Cisco
3 18 (39.13%) VMware
4 15 (32.61%) Apple
5 14 (30.43%) Avaya
6 10 (21.74%) Citrix
7 8 (17.39%) HP
8 3 (6.52%) Mitel
9 2 (4.35%) LANDesk
9 2 (4.35%) Veeam
10 1 (2.17%) BMC
10 1 (2.17%) BT
10 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.17%) F5
10 1 (2.17%) IBM
10 1 (2.17%) Intel
10 1 (2.17%) Juniper
10 1 (2.17%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (2.17%) Symantec
10 1 (2.17%) Veritas