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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 122 133 119
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 505 481 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.42% 2.11% 2.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.70% 6.32% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 435 413 457
Average salary £38,500 £38,216 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.74% -4.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
6557 7614 7236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.36% 33.41% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5150 5831 5825
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +57 214 £37,500 -8.53% 10
Hampshire +23 104 £42,500 +30.76% 5
Berkshire -3 68 £37,500 -25.00% 10
Kent 0 38 £30,250 -21.42% 5
Buckinghamshire -21 37 £32,500 -31.57% 8
West Sussex -28 19 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Oxfordshire -30 16 £40,500 +22.72%
Sussex - 7 £40,000 -
East Sussex +13 5 £23,000 -34.28%
Middlesex 0 4 £43,000 -9.47%
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 907 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 658 (72.55%) Windows
3 601 (66.26%) Microsoft
4 465 (51.27%) VMware
5 429 (47.30%) Active Directory
6 333 (36.71%) Cisco
7 323 (35.61%) MCITP
8 314 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 308 (33.96%) ITIL
10 291 (32.08%) MS Exchange
11 287 (31.64%) MS Excel
12 278 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 267 (29.44%) MCP
14 257 (28.34%) Firewall
15 253 (27.89%) Cisco Certification
16 250 (27.56%) CCNA
17 232 (25.58%) MCSA
18 213 (23.48%) Hyper-V
19 210 (23.15%) Windows Server 2012
20 206 (22.71%) SQL Server
21 177 (19.51%) HP
22 176 (19.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 170 (18.74%) DNS
24 167 (18.41%) SAN
25 165 (18.19%) SQL
25 165 (18.19%) Exchange Server 2010
26 156 (17.20%) LAN
27 149 (16.43%) Citrix
28 142 (15.66%) MS Office
29 141 (15.55%) Linux

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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
1 291 (32.08%) MS Exchange
2 165 (18.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 114 (12.57%) Lync
4 87 (9.59%) IIS
5 86 (9.48%) SharePoint
6 85 (9.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 73 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 63 (6.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 53 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2000
10 29 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2003
11 15 (1.65%) SAS
12 12 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
13 9 (0.99%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.44%) CMS
15 4 (0.44%) Commerce Server
16 3 (0.33%) Site Server
16 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
17 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
17 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 287 (31.64%) MS Excel
2 142 (15.66%) MS Office
3 29 (3.20%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.43%) PowerPivot
5 5 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.33%) Mingle
7 2 (0.22%) MS Project
8 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.21%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 105 (11.58%) Office 365
2 55 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (3.31%) IaaS
4 25 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (2.32%) PaaS
6 15 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (1.43%) SaaS
8 2 (0.22%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.11%) Nimbula
9 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 257 (28.34%) Firewall
2 170 (18.74%) DNS
3 167 (18.41%) SAN
4 156 (17.20%) LAN
5 139 (15.33%) WAN
5 139 (15.33%) DHCP
6 127 (14.00%) TCP/IP
7 94 (10.36%) VPN
8 54 (5.95%) VoIP
9 48 (5.29%) Internet
10 43 (4.74%) Unified Communications
11 42 (4.63%) VLAN
12 40 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
13 39 (4.30%) NAS
14 28 (3.09%) Skype
15 26 (2.87%) iSCSI
15 26 (2.87%) Fibre Channel
16 25 (2.76%) MPLS
17 18 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
17 18 (1.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (22.71%) SQL Server
2 51 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (5.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (2.21%) Big Data
5 19 (2.09%) SQL Server 2000
6 16 (1.76%) Oracle Database
7 14 (1.54%) Hadoop
7 14 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 14 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (1.21%) DB2
10 11 (1.21%) Relational Database
10 11 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (0.99%) Apache Hive
12 8 (0.88%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.55%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.66%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
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)
General
1 98 (10.80%) Finance
2 23 (2.54%) Telecoms
3 18 (1.98%) Legal
4 17 (1.87%) Automotive
4 17 (1.87%) Law
4 17 (1.87%) Spanish Language
5 15 (1.65%) German Language
6 14 (1.54%) Italian Language
7 13 (1.43%) Back Office
8 12 (1.32%) Retail
9 11 (1.21%) French Language
10 10 (1.10%) Dutch Language
10 10 (1.10%) Billing
11 6 (0.66%) Publishing
12 5 (0.55%) Local Government
13 4 (0.44%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.44%) Electronics
14 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.33%) Advertising
15 2 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 179 (19.74%) Support Engineer
2 124 (13.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 100 (11.03%) 2nd Line Support
4 99 (10.92%) Consultant
5 74 (8.16%) Analyst
6 68 (7.50%) Architect
7 65 (7.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 54 (5.95%) Administrator
9 50 (5.51%) Desktop Support
10 49 (5.40%) Systems Engineer
11 48 (5.29%) Support Analyst
12 47 (5.18%) Technical Consultant
13 46 (5.07%) 3rd Line Support
14 42 (4.63%) Systems Administrator
15 35 (3.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 32 (3.53%) Senior Consultant
17 29 (3.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 28 (3.09%) Technical Engineer
19 27 (2.98%) IT Support
20 26 (2.87%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.54%) Software Packaging
2 17 (1.87%) .NET
3 12 (1.32%) Regular Expression
4 11 (1.21%) Application Packaging
5 8 (0.88%) ODBC
6 7 (0.77%) CSS
6 7 (0.77%) Web Services
7 6 (0.66%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.55%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.55%) HTML
9 4 (0.44%) COM
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%) XML
11 2 (0.22%) MSMQ
11 2 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (0.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 96 (10.58%) Data Centre
2 94 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 75 (8.27%) Blackberry
5 69 (7.61%) Clustering
6 41 (4.52%) Private Cloud
7 35 (3.86%) Replication
8 33 (3.64%) Computer Science
9 30 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
10 23 (2.54%) Statistics
11 22 (2.43%) Fat Client
11 22 (2.43%) Thin Client
12 18 (1.98%) iPad
13 15 (1.65%) EqualLogic
13 15 (1.65%) iPhone
14 13 (1.43%) iSeries
15 11 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (1.21%) BYOD
15 11 (1.21%) N-Tier
15 11 (1.21%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 658 (72.55%) Windows
2 278 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 210 (23.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 141 (15.55%) Linux
5 139 (15.33%) Windows 7
6 106 (11.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 86 (9.48%) Windows 8
8 57 (6.28%) Windows 2000 Server
9 44 (4.85%) Mac OS X
9 44 (4.85%) Windows XP
10 30 (3.31%) Windows Vista
11 27 (2.98%) UNIX
12 23 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (1.21%) VMS
14 8 (0.88%) Android
15 7 (0.77%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.66%) Windows 2000
17 5 (0.55%) Solaris
17 5 (0.55%) CentOS
18 4 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (33.96%) ITIL
2 92 (10.14%) Migration
3 87 (9.59%) Problem Management
4 70 (7.72%) Project Management
5 62 (6.84%) Service Delivery
6 49 (5.40%) Time Management
6 49 (5.40%) Capacity Planning
7 47 (5.18%) Mentoring
7 47 (5.18%) Configuration Management
8 46 (5.07%) Disaster Recovery
9 44 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (4.85%) Asset Management
10 43 (4.74%) PRINCE2
11 36 (3.97%) Load Balancing
12 34 (3.75%) Service Management
13 29 (3.20%) Network Load Balancing
14 28 (3.09%) Incident Management
14 28 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (2.87%) Patch Management
15 26 (2.87%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 165 (18.19%) SQL
2 59 (6.50%) PowerShell
3 37 (4.08%) C
4 16 (1.76%) VBA
5 14 (1.54%) VBScript
6 11 (1.21%) Perl
7 10 (1.10%) Java
8 9 (0.99%) VB
9 7 (0.77%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.55%) C#
10 5 (0.55%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.33%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.22%) C++
12 2 (0.22%) Python
13 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 907 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 323 (35.61%) MCITP
3 267 (29.44%) MCP
4 253 (27.89%) Cisco Certification
5 250 (27.56%) CCNA
6 232 (25.58%) MCSA
7 176 (19.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 98 (10.80%) Degree
9 83 (9.15%) MCTS
10 69 (7.61%) Security Cleared
11 66 (7.28%) SC Cleared
12 37 (4.08%) CCNP
13 34 (3.75%) Citrix Certification
14 32 (3.53%) CCA
15 31 (3.42%) DV Cleared
16 26 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
17 24 (2.65%) CISSP
18 23 (2.54%) MCDST
19 15 (1.65%) CISA
20 11 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (10.25%) SLA
2 41 (4.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 29 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (2.87%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.10%) COBIT
6 9 (0.99%) GPG13
7 8 (0.88%) QA
8 7 (0.77%) ISO 9000
8 7 (0.77%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 429 (47.30%) Active Directory
2 314 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 213 (23.48%) Hyper-V
4 109 (12.02%) vSphere
5 57 (6.28%) vCloud
6 39 (4.30%) VMware ESX
7 26 (2.87%) Forefront TMG
7 26 (2.87%) XenApp
8 25 (2.76%) Terminal Services
9 21 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (1.76%) UAG
11 15 (1.65%) Terminal Server
12 14 (1.54%) XenDesktop
13 13 (1.43%) ISA Server
14 10 (1.10%) Firmware
14 10 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 8 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (0.55%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 99 (10.92%) SCCM
2 79 (8.71%) SCOM
3 47 (5.18%) Backup Exec
4 44 (4.85%) WSUS
5 29 (3.20%) Legato
6 10 (1.10%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 8 (0.88%) vMotion
8 6 (0.66%) SCVMM
9 5 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.55%) DameWare
9 5 (0.55%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.55%) WMI
10 4 (0.44%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.44%) Check_MK
10 4 (0.44%) Icinga
11 3 (0.33%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.33%) OpenView
11 3 (0.33%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 601 (66.26%) Microsoft
2 465 (51.27%) VMware
3 333 (36.71%) Cisco
4 177 (19.51%) HP
5 149 (16.43%) Citrix
6 91 (10.03%) NetApp
7 73 (8.05%) Avaya
8 68 (7.50%) Apple
9 67 (7.39%) Symantec
10 66 (7.28%) EMC
11 53 (5.84%) Dell
12 43 (4.74%) Juniper
13 42 (4.63%) CommVault
14 37 (4.08%) Oracle
15 34 (3.75%) 3PAR
16 26 (2.87%) CheckPoint
17 25 (2.76%) ServiceNow
18 21 (2.32%) Remedy
19 20 (2.21%) IBM
20 18 (1.98%) SonicWALL
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + overtime
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Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
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High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Bognor Regis, West Sussex
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Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
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Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
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Kent
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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