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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 153 134 147
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 388 453 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.88% 1.99% 1.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.06% 5.94% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 315 390 374
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
6406 7631 7299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.09% 33.44% 32.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4823 6111 5861
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Berkshire +11 110 £55,000 +46.66% 13
Hampshire +14 75 £42,500 +28.15% 15
Surrey -10 75 £37,500 +1.35% 9
Buckinghamshire -1 49 £33,750 -20.58% 6
Kent +2 31 £30,000 -16.66% 5
West Sussex -24 17 £35,000 +7.69%
East Sussex - 13 £24,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -7 7 £60,000 +96.72% 1
Middlesex +4 3 £33,000 -30.52%
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 861 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 660 (76.66%) Windows
3 613 (71.20%) Microsoft
4 466 (54.12%) VMware
5 406 (47.15%) Active Directory
6 337 (39.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 317 (36.82%) MS Excel
8 304 (35.31%) Cisco
9 294 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 288 (33.45%) MCITP
11 279 (32.40%) ITIL
12 277 (32.17%) MS Exchange
13 259 (30.08%) Cisco Certification
14 249 (28.92%) CCNA
15 242 (28.11%) HP
16 232 (26.95%) Firewall
17 227 (26.36%) MCSA
18 220 (25.55%) MCP
19 194 (22.53%) Hyper-V
20 193 (22.42%) Windows Server 2012
20 193 (22.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 183 (21.25%) SQL Server
22 182 (21.14%) TCP/IP
23 169 (19.63%) Citrix
24 162 (18.82%) Windows Server 2003
25 157 (18.23%) DNS
26 153 (17.77%) Exchange Server 2010
27 146 (16.96%) vSphere
27 146 (16.96%) SQL
28 142 (16.49%) SAN

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 277 (32.17%) MS Exchange
2 153 (17.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 121 (14.05%) Lync
4 102 (11.85%) SharePoint
5 81 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 81 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 72 (8.36%) IIS
7 45 (5.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 42 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2000
9 24 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (1.86%) SAS
11 13 (1.51%) Office Communications Server
12 11 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.93%) CMS
13 8 (0.93%) Commerce Server
14 4 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.46%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.35%) Site Server
16 2 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 317 (36.82%) MS Excel
2 132 (15.33%) MS Office
3 31 (3.60%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.58%) MS Project
4 5 (0.58%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.46%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.46%) S-PLUS
6 3 (0.35%) Mingle
7 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 114 (13.24%) Office 365
2 59 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
4 30 (3.48%) IaaS
5 26 (3.02%) PaaS
6 21 (2.44%) SaaS
7 14 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.23%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.12%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 232 (26.95%) Firewall
2 182 (21.14%) TCP/IP
3 157 (18.23%) DNS
4 142 (16.49%) SAN
5 134 (15.56%) LAN
6 131 (15.21%) WAN
7 113 (13.12%) DHCP
8 90 (10.45%) VPN
9 61 (7.08%) VoIP
10 45 (5.23%) NAS
11 44 (5.11%) Unified Communications
12 37 (4.30%) Internet
13 36 (4.18%) MPLS
14 26 (3.02%) iSCSI
15 24 (2.79%) VLAN
16 23 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
17 21 (2.44%) SSL
18 15 (1.74%) Wireless
18 15 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
19 12 (1.39%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (21.25%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (2.32%) Oracle Database
3 20 (2.32%) DB2
3 20 (2.32%) SQL Server 2000
4 16 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (1.51%) Big Data
7 11 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (0.93%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (0.70%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.58%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.46%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.35%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 5 (0.58%) Apache Ivy
2 4 (0.46%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.35%) NUnit
3 3 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (0.35%) MSTest
3 3 (0.35%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.35%) Git (software)
General
1 84 (9.76%) Finance
2 26 (3.02%) Telecoms
3 19 (2.21%) Legal
4 16 (1.86%) German Language
4 16 (1.86%) Italian Language
4 16 (1.86%) Spanish Language
5 15 (1.74%) Automotive
6 12 (1.39%) Dutch Language
6 12 (1.39%) Back Office
7 11 (1.28%) Retail
7 11 (1.28%) Billing
8 10 (1.16%) Law
9 6 (0.70%) French Language
9 6 (0.70%) Electronics
10 5 (0.58%) Publishing
11 3 (0.35%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.35%) Advertising
12 2 (0.23%) Banking
12 2 (0.23%) Marketing
12 2 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 186 (21.60%) Support Engineer
2 140 (16.26%) Consultant
3 110 (12.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 77 (8.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 71 (8.25%) Architect
6 59 (6.85%) Analyst
7 56 (6.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 55 (6.39%) Technical Consultant
8 55 (6.39%) 3rd Line Support
9 45 (5.23%) Systems Engineer
10 44 (5.11%) Support Analyst
11 41 (4.76%) IT Support
12 35 (4.07%) Senior Consultant
13 32 (3.72%) Technical Manager
14 31 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 31 (3.60%) Support Consultant
15 29 (3.37%) Desktop Support
16 27 (3.14%) Senior Technical Consultant
17 26 (3.02%) Administrator
17 26 (3.02%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (3.60%) .NET
2 20 (2.32%) Software Packaging
3 15 (1.74%) Application Packaging
4 13 (1.51%) Regular Expression
5 9 (1.05%) Web Services
5 9 (1.05%) .NET Framework
6 7 (0.81%) HTML
6 7 (0.81%) ODBC
7 5 (0.58%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.58%) COM
8 3 (0.35%) CSS
8 3 (0.35%) XML
8 3 (0.35%) Middleware
8 3 (0.35%) Silverlight
8 3 (0.35%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (0.35%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.35%) RESTful
9 2 (0.23%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.12%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 82 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 65 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (7.32%) Blackberry
4 52 (6.04%) Clustering
5 47 (5.46%) Private Cloud
6 43 (4.99%) Thin Client
6 43 (4.99%) Fat Client
7 42 (4.88%) Computer Science
8 32 (3.72%) Video Conferencing
9 27 (3.14%) Replication
10 19 (2.21%) BYOD
10 19 (2.21%) iSeries
11 18 (2.09%) Statistics
12 16 (1.86%) iPad
13 14 (1.63%) iPhone
14 13 (1.51%) PKI
14 13 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (1.28%) N-Tier
16 7 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
16 7 (0.81%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 660 (76.66%) Windows
2 294 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 193 (22.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 162 (18.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 136 (15.80%) Windows 7
6 113 (13.12%) Linux
7 88 (10.22%) Windows 8
8 56 (6.50%) Windows Vista
9 52 (6.04%) Windows 2000 Server
10 49 (5.69%) Windows XP
11 39 (4.53%) Mac OS X
12 38 (4.41%) UNIX
13 22 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (2.21%) VMS
15 10 (1.16%) Android
16 8 (0.93%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.93%) Solaris
17 6 (0.70%) CentOS
17 6 (0.70%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.46%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (32.40%) ITIL
2 87 (10.10%) Migration
3 85 (9.87%) Problem Management
4 69 (8.01%) Service Delivery
5 60 (6.97%) Project Management
6 59 (6.85%) Mentoring
7 48 (5.57%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (4.76%) PRINCE2
9 39 (4.53%) Capacity Planning
10 37 (4.30%) Service Management
11 36 (4.18%) CRM
12 35 (4.07%) Continuous Improvement
13 33 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
14 32 (3.72%) Load Balancing
15 30 (3.48%) Configuration Management
16 29 (3.37%) Incident Management
17 26 (3.02%) Change Management
17 26 (3.02%) TOGAF
18 23 (2.67%) ITIL V3
19 22 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 146 (16.96%) SQL
2 59 (6.85%) PowerShell
3 33 (3.83%) C
4 14 (1.63%) VBA
5 13 (1.51%) Java
5 13 (1.51%) Perl
6 9 (1.05%) C#
6 9 (1.05%) VBScript
7 6 (0.70%) C++
8 5 (0.58%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.35%) VB
10 2 (0.23%) Python
11 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 861 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 288 (33.45%) MCITP
3 259 (30.08%) Cisco Certification
4 249 (28.92%) CCNA
5 227 (26.36%) MCSA
6 220 (25.55%) MCP
7 193 (22.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 107 (12.43%) Degree
9 81 (9.41%) MCTS
10 74 (8.59%) Security Cleared
11 72 (8.36%) Citrix Certification
12 71 (8.25%) CCA
12 71 (8.25%) SC Cleared
13 40 (4.65%) DV Cleared
13 40 (4.65%) CCNP
14 29 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
15 24 (2.79%) CISSP
16 23 (2.67%) MCDST
17 20 (2.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 17 (1.97%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (12.08%) SLA
2 40 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (3.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 26 (3.02%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.39%) ISO 9001
6 10 (1.16%) COBIT
7 8 (0.93%) GPG13
8 7 (0.81%) QA
9 5 (0.58%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 406 (47.15%) Active Directory
2 337 (39.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 194 (22.53%) Hyper-V
4 146 (16.96%) vSphere
5 55 (6.39%) XenApp
5 55 (6.39%) vCloud
6 41 (4.76%) VMware ESX
7 18 (2.09%) XenDesktop
7 18 (2.09%) Terminal Services
8 15 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (1.63%) Forefront TMG
9 14 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (0.81%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.46%) UAG
12 4 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.35%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.35%) Firmware
13 3 (0.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 79 (9.18%) SCCM
2 53 (6.16%) SCOM
3 50 (5.81%) Backup Exec
4 29 (3.37%) WSUS
5 27 (3.14%) Legato
6 14 (1.63%) McAfee ePO
7 12 (1.39%) NetBackup
7 12 (1.39%) SCVMM
8 11 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
9 10 (1.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 9 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 7 (0.81%) WMI
13 6 (0.70%) Windows Intune
13 6 (0.70%) DameWare
14 5 (0.58%) OpenView
15 3 (0.35%) Nagios
15 3 (0.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 3 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
15 3 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 613 (71.20%) Microsoft
2 466 (54.12%) VMware
3 304 (35.31%) Cisco
4 242 (28.11%) HP
5 169 (19.63%) Citrix
6 105 (12.20%) NetApp
7 81 (9.41%) Avaya
8 70 (8.13%) Symantec
9 64 (7.43%) Apple
9 64 (7.43%) Juniper
10 54 (6.27%) 3PAR
11 51 (5.92%) EMC
12 40 (4.65%) Oracle
12 40 (4.65%) CommVault
13 36 (4.18%) McAfee
14 34 (3.95%) Remedy
15 32 (3.72%) Dell
16 29 (3.37%) CheckPoint
17 27 (3.14%) LANDesk
18 24 (2.79%) IBM
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car Allow Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum plus on call / out of hours allowanc
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Gold Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £15,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Towers Watson - RFS
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £46000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £40000 per annum + Uplift and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum + car allowance £5,000 - &#16
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago