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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 121 137 118
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 499 460 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.37% 2.06% 2.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.48% 6.20% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 437 400 432
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
- -8.52%
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
6672 7415 6792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.66% 33.28% 32.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5293 5643 5467
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 31 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 31 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 +51 233 £40,000 - 13
Hampshire +37 97 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Berkshire -14 58 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Kent -13 35 £38,500 -17.20% 1
Buckinghamshire -28 30 £31,000 -38.00% 7
Oxfordshire -35 21 £40,500 +22.72% 2
West Sussex -21 18 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Sussex - 7 £40,000 -
Middlesex +7 6 £41,500 -19.41%
East Sussex +5 2 £41,000 +17.14%
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 880 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 635 (72.16%) Windows
3 579 (65.80%) Microsoft
4 451 (51.25%) VMware
5 405 (46.02%) Active Directory
6 320 (36.36%) MCITP
7 314 (35.68%) Cisco
8 307 (34.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 304 (34.55%) ITIL
10 279 (31.70%) MS Exchange
11 277 (31.48%) MS Excel
12 266 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 265 (30.11%) MCP
14 242 (27.50%) MCSA
15 241 (27.39%) Firewall
16 223 (25.34%) Cisco Certification
17 222 (25.23%) CCNA
18 217 (24.66%) Windows Server 2012
19 216 (24.55%) Hyper-V
20 212 (24.09%) SQL Server
21 177 (20.11%) SQL
22 171 (19.43%) SAN
23 166 (18.86%) Exchange Server 2010
24 160 (18.18%) DNS
25 159 (18.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
26 154 (17.50%) LAN
27 149 (16.93%) HP
28 143 (16.25%) Citrix
29 141 (16.02%) Linux
30 138 (15.68%) MS Office

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 279 (31.70%) MS Exchange
2 166 (18.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 119 (13.52%) Lync
4 93 (10.57%) IIS
5 90 (10.23%) SharePoint
6 83 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 69 (7.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 69 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 51 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2000
9 35 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
11 13 (1.48%) SAS
12 9 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.23%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.11%) Commerce Server
15 1 (0.11%) Site Server
Applications
1 277 (31.48%) MS Excel
2 138 (15.68%) MS Office
3 20 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.82%) PowerPivot
5 8 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) Mingle
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 106 (12.05%) Office 365
2 59 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (3.18%) IaaS
4 20 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (2.05%) PaaS
6 11 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (1.14%) SaaS
8 3 (0.34%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.23%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.11%) Nimbula
10 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 241 (27.39%) Firewall
2 171 (19.43%) SAN
3 160 (18.18%) DNS
4 154 (17.50%) LAN
5 138 (15.68%) WAN
5 138 (15.68%) DHCP
6 105 (11.93%) TCP/IP
7 84 (9.55%) VPN
8 55 (6.25%) VoIP
9 44 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
10 43 (4.89%) Unified Communications
11 42 (4.77%) VLAN
12 39 (4.43%) Internet
13 38 (4.32%) NAS
14 37 (4.20%) Skype
15 27 (3.07%) iSCSI
16 25 (2.84%) Fibre Channel
17 22 (2.50%) MPLS
18 19 (2.16%) Network Security
19 18 (2.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (24.09%) SQL Server
2 55 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (2.39%) Big Data
5 17 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (1.93%) Hadoop
6 16 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (1.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 15 (1.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 12 (1.36%) Oracle Database
8 12 (1.36%) Apache Hive
9 11 (1.25%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (0.91%) DB2
11 8 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.68%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.57%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.57%) Apache Ivy
3 4 (0.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.11%) Toad
4 1 (0.11%) NUnit
4 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.11%) MSTest
General
1 88 (10.00%) Finance
2 21 (2.39%) Telecoms
3 18 (2.05%) Spanish Language
4 17 (1.93%) Law
5 16 (1.82%) German Language
6 15 (1.70%) Italian Language
6 15 (1.70%) Legal
7 13 (1.48%) Automotive
7 13 (1.48%) French Language
8 11 (1.25%) Dutch Language
9 9 (1.02%) Back Office
9 9 (1.02%) Retail
10 7 (0.80%) Billing
11 6 (0.68%) Publishing
12 4 (0.45%) Local Government
13 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.23%) Electronics
14 2 (0.23%) Games
14 2 (0.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 174 (19.77%) Support Engineer
2 117 (13.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 102 (11.59%) Consultant
4 89 (10.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 68 (7.73%) Analyst
6 63 (7.16%) Administrator
7 56 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 54 (6.14%) 3rd Line Support
9 52 (5.91%) Systems Administrator
10 50 (5.68%) Technical Consultant
11 49 (5.57%) Desktop Support
11 49 (5.57%) Systems Engineer
12 47 (5.34%) Architect
13 39 (4.43%) Support Analyst
13 39 (4.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 38 (4.32%) Senior Consultant
15 30 (3.41%) Technical Engineer
16 28 (3.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 27 (3.07%) IT Support
18 25 (2.84%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.93%) Software Packaging
2 13 (1.48%) .NET
3 11 (1.25%) Application Packaging
4 10 (1.14%) Regular Expression
5 6 (0.68%) ODBC
5 6 (0.68%) CSS
6 4 (0.45%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.45%) COM
6 4 (0.45%) MSMQ
7 3 (0.34%) Web Services
7 3 (0.34%) XML
7 3 (0.34%) HTML
8 2 (0.23%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.11%) JSON
9 1 (0.11%) MDX
9 1 (0.11%) EDI
9 1 (0.11%) WAP
9 1 (0.11%) SAML
9 1 (0.11%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 96 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (10.57%) Data Centre
3 74 (8.41%) Clustering
4 72 (8.18%) Management Information System
5 70 (7.95%) Blackberry
6 37 (4.20%) Private Cloud
7 33 (3.75%) Replication
8 30 (3.41%) Video Conferencing
9 28 (3.18%) Computer Science
10 24 (2.73%) Statistics
11 17 (1.93%) iPad
12 15 (1.70%) EqualLogic
13 13 (1.48%) iPhone
13 13 (1.48%) EMC VNX
14 11 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (1.25%) Fat Client
14 11 (1.25%) Thin Client
15 10 (1.14%) iSeries
16 8 (0.91%) N-Tier
16 8 (0.91%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 635 (72.16%) Windows
2 266 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 217 (24.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 141 (16.02%) Linux
5 132 (15.00%) Windows 7
6 90 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 85 (9.66%) Windows 8
8 51 (5.80%) Windows 2000 Server
9 44 (5.00%) Mac OS X
10 36 (4.09%) Windows XP
11 28 (3.18%) UNIX
12 20 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (1.93%) Windows Vista
14 8 (0.91%) VMS
14 8 (0.91%) Android
15 5 (0.57%) Solaris
15 5 (0.57%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.45%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.34%) CentOS
17 3 (0.34%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (34.55%) ITIL
2 89 (10.11%) Migration
3 74 (8.41%) Project Management
3 74 (8.41%) Problem Management
4 54 (6.14%) Service Delivery
5 52 (5.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 47 (5.34%) Time Management
6 47 (5.34%) Asset Management
7 45 (5.11%) Mentoring
8 43 (4.89%) Load Balancing
8 43 (4.89%) Configuration Management
9 42 (4.77%) PRINCE2
10 40 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (4.43%) Capacity Planning
12 35 (3.98%) Network Load Balancing
13 33 (3.75%) Service Management
14 29 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (3.30%) Incident Management
15 27 (3.07%) Patch Management
16 24 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 177 (20.11%) SQL
2 57 (6.48%) PowerShell
3 31 (3.52%) C
4 20 (2.27%) VBA
5 13 (1.48%) VBScript
6 12 (1.36%) Perl
7 11 (1.25%) VB
8 9 (1.02%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.02%) Java
9 4 (0.45%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.34%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.34%) C#
11 2 (0.23%) C++
11 2 (0.23%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.23%) Python
12 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 880 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 320 (36.36%) MCITP
3 265 (30.11%) MCP
4 242 (27.50%) MCSA
5 223 (25.34%) Cisco Certification
6 222 (25.23%) CCNA
7 159 (18.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 104 (11.82%) Degree
9 87 (9.89%) MCTS
10 61 (6.93%) Security Cleared
11 56 (6.36%) SC Cleared
12 32 (3.64%) CCNP
13 24 (2.73%) Citrix Certification
13 24 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
14 23 (2.61%) CCA
15 21 (2.39%) DV Cleared
16 18 (2.05%) MCDST
17 17 (1.93%) CISSP
18 12 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 12 (1.36%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (9.43%) SLA
2 32 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 22 (2.50%) PCI DSS
4 19 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.80%) COBIT
5 7 (0.80%) QA
5 7 (0.80%) GPG13
5 7 (0.80%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.23%) HL7
System Software
1 405 (46.02%) Active Directory
2 307 (34.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 216 (24.55%) Hyper-V
4 97 (11.02%) vSphere
5 51 (5.80%) vCloud
6 36 (4.09%) VMware ESX
7 32 (3.64%) Forefront TMG
8 24 (2.73%) Terminal Services
9 23 (2.61%) XenApp
10 22 (2.50%) UAG
11 19 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
11 19 (2.16%) ISA Server
12 15 (1.70%) Terminal Server
13 12 (1.36%) Firmware
13 12 (1.36%) XenDesktop
14 8 (0.91%) DFS Replication
15 7 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 101 (11.48%) SCCM
2 92 (10.45%) SCOM
3 55 (6.25%) Backup Exec
4 51 (5.80%) WSUS
5 21 (2.39%) Legato
6 8 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (0.91%) vMotion
7 7 (0.80%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 7 (0.80%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.80%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.45%) WMI
8 4 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.45%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.45%) Check_MK
8 4 (0.45%) Icinga
9 3 (0.34%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 579 (65.80%) Microsoft
2 451 (51.25%) VMware
3 314 (35.68%) Cisco
4 149 (16.93%) HP
5 143 (16.25%) Citrix
6 79 (8.98%) NetApp
7 68 (7.73%) Avaya
7 68 (7.73%) EMC
8 67 (7.61%) Symantec
9 62 (7.05%) Apple
10 60 (6.82%) Dell
11 33 (3.75%) Oracle
12 32 (3.64%) CommVault
13 29 (3.30%) Juniper
14 27 (3.07%) 3PAR
15 24 (2.73%) Remedy
16 21 (2.39%) CheckPoint
17 20 (2.27%) SonicWALL
18 18 (2.05%) ServiceNow
18 18 (2.05%) IBM
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
GCS
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 35-40k plus bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 45000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Rizz Search & Selection
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 24 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + solid benefits
Posted: 6 days ago