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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 142 130 126
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 431 498 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.03% 2.17% 2.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.47% 6.39% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 365 433 437
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
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
6659 7796 7345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.37% 33.94% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5136 6140 5940
Average salary £43,500 £42,750 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.75% +4.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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
Surrey +20 132 £37,500 -2.23% 13
Hampshire +11 91 £42,500 +28.78% 12
Berkshire -12 83 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Buckinghamshire -17 45 £30,000 -40.00% 5
Kent -11 33 £30,000 -3.22% 2
West Sussex -25 15 £45,000 +21.62% 4
Oxfordshire -30 10 £42,500 +39.34%
East Sussex +24 9 £23,000 -42.50% 1
Middlesex +8 4 £43,000 -9.47%
Sussex - 2 £50,000 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 905 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 678 (74.92%) Windows
3 625 (69.06%) Microsoft
4 488 (53.92%) VMware
5 437 (48.29%) Active Directory
6 332 (36.69%) Cisco
7 325 (35.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 321 (35.47%) MCITP
9 314 (34.70%) MS Excel
10 302 (33.37%) MS Exchange
11 291 (32.15%) ITIL
11 291 (32.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 273 (30.17%) Cisco Certification
13 267 (29.50%) CCNA
14 260 (28.73%) MCP
15 248 (27.40%) Firewall
16 239 (26.41%) MCSA
17 212 (23.43%) HP
18 208 (22.98%) Hyper-V
19 202 (22.32%) SQL Server
20 198 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
21 194 (21.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 172 (19.01%) Citrix
23 170 (18.78%) Exchange Server 2010
24 159 (17.57%) DNS
25 156 (17.24%) SAN
26 153 (16.91%) SQL
27 146 (16.13%) TCP/IP
28 143 (15.80%) LAN
28 143 (15.80%) MS Office

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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
1 302 (33.37%) MS Exchange
2 170 (18.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 117 (12.93%) Lync
4 95 (10.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 95 (10.50%) SharePoint
5 88 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 84 (9.28%) IIS
7 56 (6.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 52 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2000
9 30 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
10 17 (1.88%) SAS
11 11 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.44%) CMS
13 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.44%) Commerce Server
14 3 (0.33%) Site Server
15 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 314 (34.70%) MS Excel
2 143 (15.80%) MS Office
3 33 (3.65%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.99%) PowerPivot
5 5 (0.55%) MS Project
6 4 (0.44%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.33%) Mingle
8 2 (0.22%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 101 (11.16%) Office 365
2 57 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
3 29 (3.20%) IaaS
4 21 (2.32%) PaaS
5 15 (1.66%) SaaS
6 12 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.22%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.11%) Nimbula
8 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 248 (27.40%) Firewall
2 159 (17.57%) DNS
3 156 (17.24%) SAN
4 146 (16.13%) TCP/IP
5 143 (15.80%) LAN
6 132 (14.59%) WAN
7 129 (14.25%) DHCP
8 97 (10.72%) VPN
9 48 (5.30%) VoIP
10 42 (4.64%) Internet
10 42 (4.64%) NAS
11 38 (4.20%) VLAN
12 37 (4.09%) Unified Communications
13 30 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
14 29 (3.20%) MPLS
15 28 (3.09%) iSCSI
16 25 (2.76%) Fibre Channel
17 16 (1.77%) Skype
17 16 (1.77%) SSL
18 14 (1.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (22.32%) SQL Server
2 45 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (4.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (2.32%) SQL Server 2000
5 20 (2.21%) Oracle Database
6 17 (1.88%) Big Data
7 16 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (1.44%) DB2
10 11 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 11 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (0.99%) NoSQL
11 9 (0.99%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.99%) Relational Database
11 9 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.55%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.55%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.66%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.55%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (0.33%) MSTest
3 3 (0.33%) NUnit
3 3 (0.33%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 93 (10.28%) Finance
2 21 (2.32%) Legal
3 20 (2.21%) Telecoms
4 17 (1.88%) Automotive
4 17 (1.88%) Spanish Language
5 16 (1.77%) German Language
5 16 (1.77%) Italian Language
5 16 (1.77%) Law
6 13 (1.44%) Back Office
7 12 (1.33%) Retail
7 12 (1.33%) Dutch Language
8 11 (1.22%) French Language
8 11 (1.22%) Billing
9 7 (0.77%) Electronics
10 5 (0.55%) Publishing
11 4 (0.44%) Local Government
12 3 (0.33%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.33%) Advertising
13 2 (0.22%) Games
13 2 (0.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 197 (21.77%) Support Engineer
2 122 (13.48%) Consultant
3 121 (13.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 92 (10.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 72 (7.96%) Analyst
6 69 (7.62%) Architect
7 65 (7.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 54 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
9 52 (5.75%) Technical Consultant
10 51 (5.64%) Support Analyst
11 44 (4.86%) Administrator
12 42 (4.64%) Systems Engineer
13 38 (4.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 36 (3.98%) IT Support
15 34 (3.76%) Desktop Support
15 34 (3.76%) Systems Administrator
15 34 (3.76%) Senior Consultant
16 27 (2.98%) Technical Support
16 27 (2.98%) Desktop Engineer
16 27 (2.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.43%) Software Packaging
2 18 (1.99%) .NET
3 13 (1.44%) Regular Expression
4 11 (1.22%) Application Packaging
5 8 (0.88%) Web Services
5 8 (0.88%) ODBC
6 7 (0.77%) COM
6 7 (0.77%) HTML
7 6 (0.66%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.66%) CSS
8 5 (0.55%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.44%) XML
10 3 (0.33%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (0.33%) Silverlight
10 3 (0.33%) RESTful
10 3 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.33%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (0.22%) Middleware
12 1 (0.11%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 98 (10.83%) Data Centre
2 77 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (8.40%) Management Information System
4 72 (7.96%) Blackberry
5 62 (6.85%) Clustering
6 46 (5.08%) Private Cloud
7 39 (4.31%) Computer Science
8 32 (3.54%) Replication
9 31 (3.43%) Fat Client
9 31 (3.43%) Thin Client
10 26 (2.87%) Video Conferencing
11 20 (2.21%) Statistics
12 18 (1.99%) iPad
13 16 (1.77%) iPhone
13 16 (1.77%) EqualLogic
14 15 (1.66%) iSeries
15 13 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (1.44%) BYOD
16 11 (1.22%) N-Tier
17 10 (1.10%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 678 (74.92%) Windows
2 291 (32.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 198 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 139 (15.36%) Windows 7
5 136 (15.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 131 (14.48%) Linux
7 92 (10.17%) Windows 8
8 56 (6.19%) Windows 2000 Server
9 51 (5.64%) Windows XP
10 44 (4.86%) Windows Vista
10 44 (4.86%) Mac OS X
11 35 (3.87%) UNIX
12 23 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (1.44%) VMS
14 9 (0.99%) Android
15 8 (0.88%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.66%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.66%) Solaris
17 5 (0.55%) CentOS
18 3 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (32.15%) ITIL
2 93 (10.28%) Problem Management
3 91 (10.06%) Migration
4 69 (7.62%) Service Delivery
5 62 (6.85%) Project Management
6 51 (5.64%) Mentoring
7 46 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
8 45 (4.97%) Disaster Recovery
9 41 (4.53%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (4.31%) Configuration Management
11 38 (4.20%) PRINCE2
12 35 (3.87%) Service Management
13 32 (3.54%) Load Balancing
14 30 (3.31%) Incident Management
14 30 (3.31%) Time Management
15 28 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (2.65%) Root Cause Analysis
16 24 (2.65%) Information Security
16 24 (2.65%) Asset Management
16 24 (2.65%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 153 (16.91%) SQL
2 58 (6.41%) PowerShell
3 36 (3.98%) C
4 16 (1.77%) VBA
5 13 (1.44%) Perl
6 10 (1.10%) Java
7 9 (0.99%) VBScript
8 6 (0.66%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.55%) VB
9 5 (0.55%) C#
9 5 (0.55%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.22%) Python
10 2 (0.22%) C++
10 2 (0.22%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 905 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 321 (35.47%) MCITP
3 273 (30.17%) Cisco Certification
4 267 (29.50%) CCNA
5 260 (28.73%) MCP
6 239 (26.41%) MCSA
7 194 (21.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 101 (11.16%) Degree
9 83 (9.17%) MCTS
10 78 (8.62%) Security Cleared
11 74 (8.18%) SC Cleared
12 58 (6.41%) Citrix Certification
13 57 (6.30%) CCA
14 42 (4.64%) DV Cleared
15 34 (3.76%) CCNP
16 27 (2.98%) MCDST
17 26 (2.87%) CISSP
18 24 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
19 18 (1.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 17 (1.88%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (11.71%) SLA
2 40 (4.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 31 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (3.09%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.10%) COBIT
6 9 (0.99%) GPG13
7 7 (0.77%) ISO 9000
7 7 (0.77%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.66%) QA
9 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 437 (48.29%) Active Directory
2 325 (35.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 208 (22.98%) Hyper-V
4 132 (14.59%) vSphere
5 58 (6.41%) vCloud
6 47 (5.19%) XenApp
7 44 (4.86%) VMware ESX
8 24 (2.65%) Terminal Services
9 21 (2.32%) XenDesktop
9 21 (2.32%) Forefront TMG
10 18 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (1.22%) UAG
13 10 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 10 (1.10%) Terminal Server
14 7 (0.77%) ISA Server
15 6 (0.66%) Firmware
16 5 (0.55%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 3 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 91 (10.06%) SCCM
2 61 (6.74%) SCOM
3 54 (5.97%) Backup Exec
4 36 (3.98%) WSUS
5 29 (3.20%) Legato
6 10 (1.10%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 10 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
7 9 (0.99%) SCVMM
7 9 (0.99%) NetBackup
8 7 (0.77%) WMI
9 6 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.66%) DameWare
9 6 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (0.55%) OpenView
10 5 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (0.44%) vMotion
12 3 (0.33%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.33%) Check_MK
12 3 (0.33%) Icinga
12 3 (0.33%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 625 (69.06%) Microsoft
2 488 (53.92%) VMware
3 332 (36.69%) Cisco
4 212 (23.43%) HP
5 172 (19.01%) Citrix
6 100 (11.05%) NetApp
7 72 (7.96%) Symantec
7 72 (7.96%) Avaya
8 67 (7.40%) Apple
9 62 (6.85%) EMC
10 51 (5.64%) Juniper
11 49 (5.41%) Dell
12 43 (4.75%) CommVault
13 41 (4.53%) 3PAR
14 38 (4.20%) Oracle
15 25 (2.76%) Remedy
15 25 (2.76%) ServiceNow
16 24 (2.65%) CheckPoint
16 24 (2.65%) McAfee
17 21 (2.32%) IBM
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 1 hour ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
First Point
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ninesharp
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bognor Regis, West Sussex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £58000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
St Paul's Catholic College
Salary: £23,761 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Car, Traning & Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Amicus ITS
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago