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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 135 120 136
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 440 475 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.01% 2.21% 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.14% 7.06% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 364 433 412
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,875 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
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
7170 6732 7781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.82% 31.27% 34.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5475 5412 6643
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 21 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 21 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 +5 129 £42,500 -10.52% 14
Berkshire -37 99 £35,500 -11.25% 16
Hampshire -7 78 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Kent +26 46 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Buckinghamshire +3 37 £30,000 -14.28% 6
Oxfordshire +6 33 £33,000 -20.48%
West Sussex -10 19 £30,500 +12.96% 1
Middlesex -12 4 £48,750 +34.48%
Sussex - 2 - -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 929 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 708 (76.21%) Windows
3 661 (71.15%) Microsoft
4 476 (51.24%) VMware
5 422 (45.43%) MS Excel
6 415 (44.67%) Active Directory
7 387 (41.66%) MCITP
8 385 (41.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 325 (34.98%) VMware Infrastructure
10 320 (34.45%) Citrix
11 311 (33.48%) MS Exchange
12 258 (27.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 241 (25.94%) SQL Server
14 235 (25.30%) MCSA
15 223 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
16 215 (23.14%) Cisco
16 215 (23.14%) ITIL
17 214 (23.04%) Firewall
18 209 (22.50%) CCNA
19 205 (22.07%) HP
20 196 (21.10%) SAN
20 196 (21.10%) DNS
21 188 (20.24%) MCP
22 182 (19.59%) SQL
23 175 (18.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 174 (18.73%) Windows Server 2003
25 173 (18.62%) Hyper-V
26 160 (17.22%) MS Office
27 154 (16.58%) Windows 7
28 148 (15.93%) MCTS

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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
1 311 (33.48%) MS Exchange
2 147 (15.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 136 (14.64%) SharePoint
4 115 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 109 (11.73%) IIS
6 99 (10.66%) Lync
7 88 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 66 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 57 (6.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 42 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2000
11 32 (3.44%) SharePoint 2010
12 24 (2.58%) SharePoint 2013
13 21 (2.26%) Tomcat
14 13 (1.40%) Apache
15 12 (1.29%) WebLogic
16 10 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
17 9 (0.97%) Documentum
18 6 (0.65%) GlassFish
18 6 (0.65%) GroupWise
18 6 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 422 (45.43%) MS Excel
2 160 (17.22%) MS Office
3 8 (0.86%) PowerPivot
3 8 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 73 (7.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (7.53%) Office 365
3 20 (2.15%) IaaS
4 12 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.65%) SaaS
7 3 (0.32%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 214 (23.04%) Firewall
2 196 (21.10%) SAN
2 196 (21.10%) DNS
3 142 (15.29%) DHCP
4 137 (14.75%) TCP/IP
5 80 (8.61%) WAN
6 76 (8.18%) LAN
7 74 (7.97%) Wireless
8 58 (6.24%) Internet
9 48 (5.17%) VPN
10 35 (3.77%) Network Security
11 34 (3.66%) VoIP
12 29 (3.12%) NAS
13 17 (1.83%) Unified Communications
14 16 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (1.61%) SMTP
15 15 (1.61%) PBX
16 14 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (1.51%) Ethernet
17 13 (1.40%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (25.94%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (3.23%) MySQL
4 25 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (1.29%) Oracle Database
8 12 (1.29%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
11 9 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (0.86%) QlikView
12 8 (0.86%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (0.54%) Data Mart
13 5 (0.54%) Oracle OLAP
13 5 (0.54%) OLAP
13 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 16 (1.72%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (5.49%) Finance
2 14 (1.51%) Telecoms
2 14 (1.51%) German Language
3 11 (1.18%) Legal
4 10 (1.08%) French Language
5 9 (0.97%) Retail
6 7 (0.75%) Italian Language
7 6 (0.65%) Marketing
7 6 (0.65%) Spanish Language
8 5 (0.54%) Banking
8 5 (0.54%) Law
9 4 (0.43%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.32%) Billing
10 3 (0.32%) Local Government
10 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 174 (18.73%) Support Engineer
2 136 (14.64%) Analyst
3 130 (13.99%) Consultant
4 121 (13.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 97 (10.44%) Architect
6 81 (8.72%) Support Analyst
7 74 (7.97%) 3rd Line Support
8 73 (7.86%) IT Support
9 69 (7.43%) 2nd Line Support
10 53 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
10 53 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 38 (4.09%) Technical Support
12 36 (3.88%) Service Analyst
12 36 (3.88%) Service Desk Analyst
13 35 (3.77%) Technical Architect
14 33 (3.55%) Administrator
15 32 (3.44%) Applications Support
15 32 (3.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 28 (3.01%) 1st Line Support
16 28 (3.01%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.91%) .NET
2 20 (2.15%) HTML
3 19 (2.05%) LAMP
4 16 (1.72%) HTML5
4 16 (1.72%) ASP.NET
5 14 (1.51%) Software Packaging
6 12 (1.29%) jQuery
6 12 (1.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (0.86%) Web Services
7 8 (0.86%) XML
8 7 (0.75%) Ajax
8 7 (0.75%) Application Packaging
8 7 (0.75%) XSLT
9 6 (0.65%) ODBC
9 6 (0.65%) MDX
10 5 (0.54%) SAML
11 4 (0.43%) Regular Expression
11 4 (0.43%) WCF
12 3 (0.32%) J2EE
12 3 (0.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 74 (7.97%) Clustering
2 73 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (7.75%) Blackberry
4 54 (5.81%) Fat Client
4 54 (5.81%) Thin Client
4 54 (5.81%) Management Information System
5 23 (2.48%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.26%) LIMS
7 12 (1.29%) Celerra
7 12 (1.29%) Kindle
7 12 (1.29%) CESG
7 12 (1.29%) CLARiiON
8 11 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (1.08%) iPhone
9 10 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
9 10 (1.08%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.08%) PKI
10 7 (0.75%) Replication
11 6 (0.65%) iPad
11 6 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 708 (76.21%) Windows
2 385 (41.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 258 (27.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 174 (18.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 154 (16.58%) Windows 7
6 111 (11.95%) Windows 8
7 88 (9.47%) Linux
8 79 (8.50%) Windows XP
9 69 (7.43%) Windows Vista
10 59 (6.35%) Windows 2000 Server
11 46 (4.95%) Mac OS X
12 23 (2.48%) UNIX
13 22 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (2.15%) Windows 2000
15 16 (1.72%) Android
16 10 (1.08%) SUSE
17 7 (0.75%) Solaris
18 5 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
19 3 (0.32%) Apple iOS
19 3 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (23.14%) ITIL
2 69 (7.43%) Mentoring
3 64 (6.89%) Problem Management
4 49 (5.27%) Service Delivery
4 49 (5.27%) Project Management
5 47 (5.06%) Service Management
6 44 (4.74%) Configuration Management
7 43 (4.63%) Migration
8 42 (4.52%) Change Management
9 41 (4.41%) Load Balancing
10 39 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
11 35 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (3.12%) Performance Tuning
13 26 (2.80%) PRINCE2
13 26 (2.80%) Incident Management
14 25 (2.69%) Coaching
15 22 (2.37%) Software Engineering
16 21 (2.26%) Requirements Analysis
17 20 (2.15%) TOGAF
18 19 (2.05%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 182 (19.59%) SQL
2 25 (2.69%) PowerShell
3 20 (2.15%) JavaScript
4 19 (2.05%) C#
5 16 (1.72%) C
6 15 (1.61%) VBScript
7 14 (1.51%) T-SQL
8 11 (1.18%) Perl
9 7 (0.75%) VB
10 6 (0.65%) VBA
11 5 (0.54%) Java
11 5 (0.54%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.43%) C++
13 3 (0.32%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 929 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 387 (41.66%) MCITP
3 235 (25.30%) MCSA
4 223 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
5 209 (22.50%) CCNA
6 188 (20.24%) MCP
7 175 (18.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 148 (15.93%) MCTS
9 111 (11.95%) Degree
10 89 (9.58%) Citrix Certification
11 81 (8.72%) CCA
12 64 (6.89%) CCNP
13 63 (6.78%) Security Cleared
14 52 (5.60%) SC Cleared
15 49 (5.27%) VCAP
16 29 (3.12%) DV Cleared
17 25 (2.69%) VTSP
18 22 (2.37%) CISSP
19 21 (2.26%) A+ Certification
20 20 (2.15%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (9.47%) SLA
2 24 (2.58%) ISO 9001
3 18 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.08%) QA
5 5 (0.54%) COBIT
5 5 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 415 (44.67%) Active Directory
2 325 (34.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 173 (18.62%) Hyper-V
4 66 (7.10%) vSphere
5 62 (6.67%) XenApp
6 50 (5.38%) UAG
7 49 (5.27%) XenDesktop
8 43 (4.63%) Forefront TMG
9 34 (3.66%) VMware ESX
10 33 (3.55%) ISA Server
11 22 (2.37%) Microsoft App-V
12 21 (2.26%) XenServer
12 21 (2.26%) vCloud
13 18 (1.94%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 8 (0.86%) IAG
15 7 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
15 7 (0.75%) Terminal Server
15 7 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
16 5 (0.54%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 110 (11.84%) SCCM
2 58 (6.24%) Backup Exec
3 57 (6.14%) SCOM
4 39 (4.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (1.51%) SCVMM
5 14 (1.51%) NetBackup
6 11 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 10 (1.08%) SCOrch
7 10 (1.08%) XenMobile
8 8 (0.86%) SCSM
8 8 (0.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 8 (0.86%) WSUS
9 7 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
10 6 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (0.65%) AppManager
11 5 (0.54%) Nagios
11 5 (0.54%) Windows Intune
12 4 (0.43%) Nessus
13 3 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (0.32%) Cacti
Vendors
1 661 (71.15%) Microsoft
2 476 (51.24%) VMware
3 320 (34.45%) Citrix
4 215 (23.14%) Cisco
5 205 (22.07%) HP
6 109 (11.73%) Apple
7 91 (9.80%) EMC
8 69 (7.43%) Juniper
9 68 (7.32%) Symantec
10 63 (6.78%) NetApp
10 63 (6.78%) Veeam
11 59 (6.35%) Oracle
12 58 (6.24%) Avaya
13 53 (5.71%) Dell
14 52 (5.60%) Meru Networks
15 34 (3.66%) F5
16 30 (3.23%) Red Hat
17 29 (3.12%) IBM
18 21 (2.26%) SolarWinds
19 19 (2.05%) CheckPoint
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + £10k bonus, £6k car, negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Epsom College
Salary: From £29,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40k + £460 per month car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £19,000 to £24,000 per annum £17,000 - £19,000 + Plus £4.5k Shift
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Etech Partners
Salary: From £33,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Roc Search
Salary: £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago