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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 201 170 141
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -29
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 237 413 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.46% 1.90% 2.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.85% 6.24% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 195 367 387
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
4884 6623 7280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.09% 30.51% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3909 5367 5478
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Berkshire +65 65 £43,750 -5.40% 8
Surrey -75 49 £42,500 -3.40% 4
Kent 0 31 £26,000 -13.33% 4
Hampshire -1 30 £42,500 - 3
Buckinghamshire +8 22 £30,000 -9.09%
Oxfordshire +31 16 £37,500 +41.50% 1
West Sussex -5 14 £62,000 +106.66%
East Sussex +32 7 £32,230 +23.96% 1
Middlesex - 2 £27,500 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 South East region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 536 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 414 (77.24%) Windows
3 362 (67.54%) Microsoft
4 335 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 322 (60.07%) VMware
6 239 (44.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 235 (43.84%) Windows Server
8 231 (43.10%) MCSA
9 199 (37.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 198 (36.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 196 (36.57%) MS Exchange
12 193 (36.01%) Cisco Certification
12 193 (36.01%) Cisco
13 186 (34.70%) Hyper-V
14 183 (34.14%) CCNA
15 161 (30.04%) Firewall
16 160 (29.85%) MS Excel
17 157 (29.29%) MCP
18 153 (28.54%) SQL Server
19 141 (26.31%) DNS
20 138 (25.75%) SAN
21 136 (25.37%) LAN
22 133 (24.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 133 (24.81%) Office 365
23 132 (24.63%) DHCP
24 131 (24.44%) WAN
25 129 (24.07%) MCITP
26 110 (20.52%) SQL
27 108 (20.15%) Citrix
28 105 (19.59%) ITIL

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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
1 196 (36.57%) MS Exchange
2 79 (14.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 62 (11.57%) IIS
4 55 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 52 (9.70%) SharePoint
6 50 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 31 (5.78%) Skype for Business
8 19 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (2.80%) Apache
10 14 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (2.05%) IBM Notes
11 11 (2.05%) Tomcat
11 11 (2.05%) WebLogic
11 11 (2.05%) WebSphere
12 9 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (1.49%) SAS
14 7 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.56%) SharePoint Foundation
16 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 160 (29.85%) MS Excel
2 65 (12.13%) MS Office
3 17 (3.17%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 133 (24.81%) Office 365
2 53 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (1.12%) SaaS
6 4 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.56%) IaaS
8 2 (0.37%) Yammer
9 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 161 (30.04%) Firewall
2 141 (26.31%) DNS
3 138 (25.75%) SAN
4 136 (25.37%) LAN
5 132 (24.63%) DHCP
6 131 (24.44%) WAN
7 89 (16.60%) TCP/IP
8 50 (9.33%) VPN
9 31 (5.78%) Internet
10 29 (5.41%) VoIP
11 28 (5.22%) Wireless
12 25 (4.66%) VLAN
13 22 (4.10%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (2.61%) HTTP
15 13 (2.43%) NAS
15 13 (2.43%) Skype
16 12 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (2.24%) WLAN
17 11 (2.05%) Intrusion Detection
18 9 (1.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (28.54%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.24%) Big Data
4 11 (2.05%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.49%) MySQL
7 7 (1.31%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.93%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.75%) Redis
10 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.56%) OLAP
11 3 (0.56%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (0.93%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.75%) JIRA
3 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 90 (16.79%) Finance
2 25 (4.66%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.61%) Retail
4 12 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (1.49%) Billing
5 8 (1.49%) French Language
6 6 (1.12%) Legal
7 5 (0.93%) German Language
7 5 (0.93%) Portuguese Language
7 5 (0.93%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.56%) Advertising
8 3 (0.56%) Back Office
8 3 (0.56%) Games
9 2 (0.37%) Electronics
9 2 (0.37%) Front Office
9 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 129 (24.07%) Support Engineer
2 118 (22.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 63 (11.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 60 (11.19%) Analyst
5 58 (10.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 49 (9.14%) Architect
7 48 (8.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 46 (8.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 41 (7.65%) Consultant
10 40 (7.46%) Technical Support
11 38 (7.09%) Infrastructure Support
11 38 (7.09%) VMware Engineer
12 36 (6.72%) IT Engineer
12 36 (6.72%) Support Analyst
12 36 (6.72%) Windows Engineer
13 35 (6.53%) IT Support
14 33 (6.16%) Infrastructure Consultant
15 31 (5.78%) Administrator
15 31 (5.78%) Technical Architect
16 30 (5.60%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.99%) Web Services
2 13 (2.43%) .NET
3 10 (1.87%) Regular Expression
4 6 (1.12%) HTML
4 6 (1.12%) jQuery
4 6 (1.12%) Software Packaging
5 5 (0.93%) ODBC
6 3 (0.56%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.56%) CSS
6 3 (0.56%) CSS3
6 3 (0.56%) HTML5
6 3 (0.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.19%) COM
7 1 (0.19%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 83 (15.49%) Data Centre
2 58 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (8.21%) Clustering
4 36 (6.72%) Computer Science
5 27 (5.04%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.99%) Driving Licence
7 14 (2.61%) PKI
7 14 (2.61%) Replication
7 14 (2.61%) Statistics
8 12 (2.24%) FMCG
8 12 (2.24%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.68%) Cryptography
9 9 (1.68%) N-Tier
10 8 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.49%) iPad
10 8 (1.49%) iPhone
11 7 (1.31%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.31%) IVR
11 7 (1.31%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.31%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 414 (77.24%) Windows
2 235 (43.84%) Windows Server
3 199 (37.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 198 (36.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 87 (16.23%) Windows 7
6 79 (14.74%) Linux
7 72 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 62 (11.57%) Windows 8
9 38 (7.09%) Windows 10
10 30 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (4.29%) Windows XP
12 22 (4.10%) Unix
13 16 (2.99%) Mac OS X
14 15 (2.80%) Mac OS
15 11 (2.05%) Windows NT
16 6 (1.12%) Apple iOS
16 6 (1.12%) CentOS
17 4 (0.75%) NetWare
18 3 (0.56%) AIX
18 3 (0.56%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (19.59%) ITIL
2 48 (8.96%) Mentoring
3 42 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 36 (6.72%) Load Balancing
5 29 (5.41%) Project Management
6 26 (4.85%) High Availability
6 26 (4.85%) Migration
6 26 (4.85%) Presales
7 25 (4.66%) Performance Tuning
7 25 (4.66%) PRINCE2
8 23 (4.29%) Validation
9 20 (3.73%) Time Management
10 19 (3.54%) Service Delivery
11 18 (3.36%) Project Planning
12 17 (3.17%) Change Control
13 16 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (2.99%) TOGAF
14 14 (2.61%) ITIL V3
15 13 (2.43%) Patch Management
15 13 (2.43%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (20.52%) SQL
2 44 (8.21%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.54%) C#
4 13 (2.43%) Perl
4 13 (2.43%) Python
5 11 (2.05%) T-SQL
6 9 (1.68%) VB
7 7 (1.31%) PL/SQL
7 7 (1.31%) R
8 6 (1.12%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.12%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.12%) VBScript
9 2 (0.37%) C
10 1 (0.19%) C++
10 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 536 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 231 (43.10%) MCSA
3 193 (36.01%) Cisco Certification
4 183 (34.14%) CCNA
5 157 (29.29%) MCP
6 133 (24.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 129 (24.07%) MCITP
8 62 (11.57%) Degree
9 40 (7.46%) Citrix Certification
10 37 (6.90%) CCA
10 37 (6.90%) CCNP
11 33 (6.16%) MCTS
12 24 (4.48%) A+ Certification
13 21 (3.92%) CISSP
14 20 (3.73%) Security Cleared
15 16 (2.99%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 13 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (2.24%) SC Cleared
18 11 (2.05%) CEH
18 11 (2.05%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.66%) PCI DSS
2 24 (4.48%) SLA
3 9 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.37%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) GPG13
System Software
1 335 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 239 (44.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 186 (34.70%) Hyper-V
4 75 (13.99%) vSphere
5 54 (10.07%) XenApp
6 33 (6.16%) Virtual Servers
7 24 (4.48%) Terminal Services
8 21 (3.92%) vCloud
9 19 (3.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 18 (3.36%) Virtual Machines
11 16 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 13 (2.43%) Virtual Desktop
13 10 (1.87%) Forefront TMG
13 10 (1.87%) ISA Server
14 9 (1.68%) Samba
14 9 (1.68%) UAG
14 9 (1.68%) XenDesktop
15 7 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
16 6 (1.12%) Firmware
16 6 (1.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 55 (10.26%) SCCM
2 21 (3.92%) SCOM
3 16 (2.99%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 15 (2.80%) Microsoft Clustering
4 15 (2.80%) WSUS
5 11 (2.05%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.87%) SCVMM
7 8 (1.49%) Nessus
8 7 (1.31%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.31%) Nmap
9 6 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (1.12%) SCSM
10 4 (0.75%) PowerCLI
10 4 (0.75%) Simpana
11 3 (0.56%) vRealize
12 2 (0.37%) Grafana
12 2 (0.37%) Graphite
12 2 (0.37%) Kibana
12 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.37%) vMotion
Vendors
1 362 (67.54%) Microsoft
2 322 (60.07%) VMware
3 193 (36.01%) Cisco
4 108 (20.15%) Citrix
5 82 (15.30%) HP
6 40 (7.46%) Red Hat
7 30 (5.60%) Dell
8 28 (5.22%) Avaya
9 27 (5.04%) Apple
10 24 (4.48%) Veeam
11 21 (3.92%) Oracle
12 17 (3.17%) NetApp
13 16 (2.99%) Veritas
14 15 (2.80%) IBM
15 12 (2.24%) EMC
15 12 (2.24%) Meraki
16 11 (2.05%) 3PAR
16 11 (2.05%) Lotus
16 11 (2.05%) Novell
17 10 (1.87%) Juniper
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 per annum + 1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Bupa
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Dane Partnership
Salary: circa £32,000 (negotiable dependent on experience)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23500 - £32585 per annum + stand by allowance+ benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Southampton Solent University
Salary: From £36,001 to £41,709 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Prospectus
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 14 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £80000 - £82000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Brighton
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Create IT LTD
Salary: From £17,500 to £23,000 per annum DoE. Healthcare after 12 months
Posted: 19 days ago