The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 124 126 132
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 464 463 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.12% 2.16% 2.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.43% 6.92% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 384 424 406
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
MCSE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7213 6691 7684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.97% 31.15% 34.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5511 5350 6558
Average salary £43,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MCSE
Salary Trend in the South East

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

MCSE Salary Trend in the South East

MCSE
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in the South East

MCSE
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
Surrey +13 141 £41,500 -7.77% 8
Berkshire -27 106 £35,000 -12.50% 17
Hampshire -17 79 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Kent +22 48 £47,750 +1.05% 5
Buckinghamshire -3 37 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Oxfordshire +11 29 £29,500 -30.58%
West Sussex +4 23 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Middlesex -9 3 £27,500 -21.42%
Sussex - 2 - -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 949 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 733 (77.24%) Windows
3 684 (72.08%) Microsoft
4 497 (52.37%) VMware
5 441 (46.47%) MS Excel
6 432 (45.52%) Active Directory
7 398 (41.94%) MCITP
8 394 (41.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 341 (35.93%) Citrix
10 340 (35.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 316 (33.30%) MS Exchange
12 270 (28.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 244 (25.71%) MCSA
13 244 (25.71%) SQL Server
14 228 (24.03%) Firewall
15 225 (23.71%) ITIL
16 223 (23.50%) Cisco
16 223 (23.50%) Cisco Certification
17 215 (22.66%) HP
18 207 (21.81%) CCNA
19 204 (21.50%) DNS
20 203 (21.39%) SAN
21 197 (20.76%) SQL
22 190 (20.02%) MCP
23 189 (19.92%) Windows Server 2003
24 180 (18.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 178 (18.76%) Hyper-V
26 168 (17.70%) MS Office
27 158 (16.65%) Windows 7
28 149 (15.70%) DHCP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 316 (33.30%) MS Exchange
2 148 (15.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 141 (14.86%) SharePoint
4 122 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 117 (12.33%) IIS
6 102 (10.75%) Lync
7 91 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 71 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 56 (5.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 44 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2000
11 30 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 24 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
13 21 (2.21%) Tomcat
14 14 (1.48%) Apache
14 14 (1.48%) WebLogic
15 10 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
16 9 (0.95%) Documentum
17 8 (0.84%) GlassFish
18 6 (0.63%) GroupWise
19 5 (0.53%) Moodle
Applications
1 441 (46.47%) MS Excel
2 168 (17.70%) MS Office
3 8 (0.84%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.84%) PowerPivot
4 7 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 74 (7.80%) Office 365
2 72 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.11%) IaaS
4 11 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.63%) SaaS
7 2 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 228 (24.03%) Firewall
2 204 (21.50%) DNS
3 203 (21.39%) SAN
4 149 (15.70%) DHCP
5 140 (14.75%) TCP/IP
6 80 (8.43%) WAN
7 78 (8.22%) LAN
8 72 (7.59%) Wireless
9 56 (5.90%) Internet
10 47 (4.95%) VPN
11 38 (4.00%) Network Security
12 34 (3.58%) VoIP
13 31 (3.27%) NAS
14 17 (1.79%) Unified Communications
15 16 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (1.69%) PBX
16 15 (1.58%) Ethernet
17 14 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (1.48%) Cisco IOS
18 13 (1.37%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (3.16%) MySQL
4 27 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (1.26%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (1.16%) Oracle Database
10 9 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.84%) QlikView
11 8 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.84%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (0.53%) OLAP
13 5 (0.53%) Oracle OLAP
13 5 (0.53%) Data Mart
13 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 16 (1.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (5.27%) Finance
2 14 (1.48%) Telecoms
3 13 (1.37%) German Language
4 11 (1.16%) Legal
5 9 (0.95%) French Language
6 8 (0.84%) Retail
7 7 (0.74%) Italian Language
8 6 (0.63%) Spanish Language
8 6 (0.63%) Banking
8 6 (0.63%) Marketing
9 5 (0.53%) Dutch Language
9 5 (0.53%) Law
10 4 (0.42%) Local Government
11 3 (0.32%) Billing
11 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.32%) Advertising
12 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 177 (18.65%) Support Engineer
2 136 (14.33%) Analyst
2 136 (14.33%) Consultant
3 127 (13.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 99 (10.43%) Architect
5 83 (8.75%) Support Analyst
6 77 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
7 74 (7.80%) IT Support
8 66 (6.95%) 2nd Line Support
9 53 (5.58%) Technical Consultant
10 51 (5.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 40 (4.21%) Technical Support
12 38 (4.00%) Service Analyst
12 38 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
13 37 (3.90%) Technical Architect
14 34 (3.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 31 (3.27%) Applications Support
15 31 (3.27%) Administrator
16 30 (3.16%) 1st Line Support
16 30 (3.16%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.95%) .NET
2 19 (2.00%) LAMP
2 19 (2.00%) HTML
3 16 (1.69%) HTML5
3 16 (1.69%) ASP.NET
4 14 (1.48%) Software Packaging
5 12 (1.26%) jQuery
5 12 (1.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (0.84%) Web Services
7 7 (0.74%) XML
7 7 (0.74%) Regular Expression
8 6 (0.63%) Application Packaging
8 6 (0.63%) MDX
8 6 (0.63%) Ajax
8 6 (0.63%) XSLT
9 5 (0.53%) ODBC
10 4 (0.42%) CSS
10 4 (0.42%) SAML
10 4 (0.42%) WCF
11 3 (0.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 83 (8.75%) Clustering
2 77 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 57 (6.01%) Management Information System
5 56 (5.90%) Thin Client
5 56 (5.90%) Fat Client
6 25 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.11%) LIMS
8 12 (1.26%) CESG
8 12 (1.26%) CLARiiON
8 12 (1.26%) Kindle
8 12 (1.26%) Celerra
9 11 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (1.05%) PKI
10 10 (1.05%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
11 8 (0.84%) iPhone
12 7 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.63%) iPad
13 6 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 733 (77.24%) Windows
2 394 (41.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 270 (28.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 189 (19.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 158 (16.65%) Windows 7
6 119 (12.54%) Windows 8
7 89 (9.38%) Linux
8 86 (9.06%) Windows XP
9 71 (7.48%) Windows Vista
10 65 (6.85%) Windows 2000 Server
11 50 (5.27%) Mac OS X
12 26 (2.74%) UNIX
13 22 (2.32%) Windows 2000
14 20 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (1.48%) Android
16 10 (1.05%) SUSE
17 8 (0.84%) Solaris
18 4 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
19 3 (0.32%) Mac OS
19 3 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (23.71%) ITIL
2 71 (7.48%) Problem Management
3 69 (7.27%) Mentoring
4 57 (6.01%) Service Delivery
5 51 (5.37%) Project Management
6 49 (5.16%) Change Management
7 48 (5.06%) Service Management
8 43 (4.53%) Configuration Management
8 43 (4.53%) Load Balancing
9 38 (4.00%) Migration
10 37 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 33 (3.48%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (3.48%) Performance Tuning
12 28 (2.95%) Incident Management
13 26 (2.74%) TOGAF
14 25 (2.63%) Coaching
15 24 (2.53%) PRINCE2
16 21 (2.21%) Software Engineering
16 21 (2.21%) Requirements Analysis
17 19 (2.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 197 (20.76%) SQL
2 29 (3.06%) PowerShell
3 19 (2.00%) C#
3 19 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (1.69%) VBScript
5 13 (1.37%) T-SQL
5 13 (1.37%) Perl
5 13 (1.37%) C
6 7 (0.74%) VBA
6 7 (0.74%) VB
7 6 (0.63%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.42%) C++
8 4 (0.42%) Java
9 2 (0.21%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 949 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 398 (41.94%) MCITP
3 244 (25.71%) MCSA
4 223 (23.50%) Cisco Certification
5 207 (21.81%) CCNA
6 190 (20.02%) MCP
7 180 (18.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 143 (15.07%) MCTS
9 113 (11.91%) Degree
10 98 (10.33%) Citrix Certification
11 89 (9.38%) CCA
12 69 (7.27%) Security Cleared
13 63 (6.64%) CCNP
14 57 (6.01%) SC Cleared
15 50 (5.27%) VCAP
16 36 (3.79%) DV Cleared
17 26 (2.74%) VTSP
18 25 (2.63%) CISSP
19 22 (2.32%) NCDA
20 20 (2.11%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (9.48%) SLA
2 24 (2.53%) ISO 9001
3 18 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.05%) QA
5 5 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.53%) COBIT
5 5 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.11%) GPG13
System Software
1 432 (45.52%) Active Directory
2 340 (35.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 178 (18.76%) Hyper-V
4 71 (7.48%) XenApp
4 71 (7.48%) vSphere
5 54 (5.69%) UAG
6 52 (5.48%) XenDesktop
7 44 (4.64%) Forefront TMG
8 40 (4.21%) ISA Server
9 39 (4.11%) VMware ESX
10 22 (2.32%) Microsoft App-V
10 22 (2.32%) vCloud
11 21 (2.21%) XenServer
12 17 (1.79%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (0.84%) IAG
13 8 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 7 (0.74%) Terminal Server
15 6 (0.63%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 111 (11.70%) SCCM
2 58 (6.11%) SCOM
2 58 (6.11%) Backup Exec
3 38 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 18 (1.90%) NetBackup
5 14 (1.48%) SCVMM
6 11 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 11 (1.16%) XenMobile
7 10 (1.05%) SCOrch
8 8 (0.84%) AppManager
8 8 (0.84%) WSUS
9 7 (0.74%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 7 (0.74%) SCSM
9 7 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
10 6 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (0.63%) Nagios
11 5 (0.53%) Windows Intune
12 4 (0.42%) Cacti
12 4 (0.42%) Nessus
13 3 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 684 (72.08%) Microsoft
2 497 (52.37%) VMware
3 341 (35.93%) Citrix
4 223 (23.50%) Cisco
5 215 (22.66%) HP
6 111 (11.70%) Apple
7 95 (10.01%) EMC
8 69 (7.27%) Juniper
8 69 (7.27%) Symantec
8 69 (7.27%) NetApp
9 64 (6.74%) Veeam
10 63 (6.64%) Avaya
11 57 (6.01%) Oracle
12 55 (5.80%) Dell
13 51 (5.37%) Meru Networks
14 36 (3.79%) F5
15 30 (3.16%) IBM
16 28 (2.95%) Red Hat
17 21 (2.21%) SolarWinds
18 19 (2.00%) CheckPoint
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Remit Resources
Salary: £33000 - £36500 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Code Red Associates
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38250.00 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25870 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £18300 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Epsom College
Salary: From £29,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago