The first table below looks at the demand for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank - 30 28
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 0 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth - 2.45% 2.58%
As % of the Qualifications category - 6.67% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 5
Average salary - £33,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -32.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,917 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.54%
Qualifications Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
104 60 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 26.67% 36.81% 33.51%
Number of salaries quoted 100 56 62
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,600 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSE
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MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

MCSE
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Portsmouth

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
2 11 (73.33%) MCITP
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 8 (53.33%) DNS
4 8 (53.33%) DHCP
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (46.67%) Firewall
5 7 (46.67%) VMware
5 7 (46.67%) Windows 8
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (40.00%) McAfee
6 6 (40.00%) VPN
6 6 (40.00%) MCP
6 6 (40.00%) MCSA
7 5 (33.33%) MS Office
7 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 5 (33.33%) CCNA
7 5 (33.33%) Citrix
7 5 (33.33%) CCA
7 5 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (33.33%) SAN
7 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
7 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (53.33%) DNS
2 8 (53.33%) DHCP
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) VPN
5 5 (33.33%) SAN
6 2 (13.33%) SMTP
6 2 (13.33%) DMZ
6 2 (13.33%) FTP
6 2 (13.33%) HTTP
6 2 (13.33%) X.400
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security
7 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
7 1 (6.67%) VLAN
7 1 (6.67%) LAN
7 1 (6.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Field Support Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Field Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) IT Support
3 4 (26.67%) IT Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Support Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) CESG
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (46.67%) Windows 8
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Vista
7 2 (13.33%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (73.33%) MCITP
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (40.00%) MCP
4 6 (40.00%) MCSA
5 5 (33.33%) CCNA
5 5 (33.33%) CCA
5 5 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (13.33%) RHCE
6 2 (13.33%) CISSP
6 2 (13.33%) CCNP
6 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) VCAP
7 1 (6.67%) CCEE
7 1 (6.67%) CCIA
7 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) vSphere
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.67%) XenApp
5 1 (6.67%) XenServer
5 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) SCDPM
3 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
3 1 (6.67%) WSUS
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) McAfee
4 5 (33.33%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) AppSense