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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 222 158 134
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -24
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 241 406 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.33% 1.91% 2.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.23% 6.07% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 210 340 450
Median salary £41,500 £38,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £53,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
5694 6693 7968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.34% 31.43% 34.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4616 5144 6305
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Hampshire -12 59 £40,500 -4.70% 5
Surrey -12 57 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Berkshire -15 53 £46,250 -7.50% 6
Buckinghamshire +10 20 £41,500 +38.33% 1
Kent -3 15 £23,000 -23.33% 1
East Sussex +12 14 £41,313 +79.62%
Oxfordshire -1 14 £32,500 -36.89%
West Sussex -11 7 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Middlesex +3 1 £50,000 +16.27%
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 528 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 414 (78.41%) Microsoft
3 390 (73.86%) Windows
4 299 (56.63%) VMware
5 284 (53.79%) Active Directory
6 237 (44.89%) Windows Server
7 218 (41.29%) Cisco
8 203 (38.45%) Cisco Certification
9 201 (38.07%) MS Exchange
10 194 (36.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 185 (35.04%) MCSA
12 184 (34.85%) CCNA
13 182 (34.47%) Firewall
14 168 (31.82%) MCITP
15 165 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
16 160 (30.30%) MS Excel
17 153 (28.98%) Office 365
18 150 (28.41%) Hyper-V
19 136 (25.76%) WAN
19 136 (25.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 131 (24.81%) LAN
21 128 (24.24%) Citrix
22 124 (23.48%) DNS
22 124 (23.48%) Windows Server 2008
23 120 (22.73%) SQL Server
24 119 (22.54%) SQL
25 118 (22.35%) SAN
26 115 (21.78%) ITIL
26 115 (21.78%) DHCP
27 108 (20.45%) MCP

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
1 201 (38.07%) MS Exchange
2 71 (13.45%) Skype for Business
3 54 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 47 (8.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 41 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 37 (7.01%) IIS
7 29 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 28 (5.30%) SharePoint
9 22 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 21 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2000
11 14 (2.65%) OpenStack
12 9 (1.70%) Apache
13 8 (1.52%) IBM Notes
13 8 (1.52%) Office Communications Server
14 6 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (1.14%) Tomcat
14 6 (1.14%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.95%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
17 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 160 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 105 (19.89%) MS Office
3 6 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 153 (28.98%) Office 365
2 54 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.89%) IaaS
5 5 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.38%) SaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 182 (34.47%) Firewall
2 136 (25.76%) WAN
3 131 (24.81%) LAN
4 124 (23.48%) DNS
5 118 (22.35%) SAN
6 115 (21.78%) DHCP
7 92 (17.42%) TCP/IP
8 80 (15.15%) VPN
9 48 (9.09%) VLAN
10 47 (8.90%) VoIP
11 42 (7.95%) Cisco ASA
12 36 (6.82%) NAS
13 33 (6.25%) Internet
14 25 (4.73%) Network Security
15 22 (4.17%) Wireless
16 21 (3.98%) iSCSI
16 21 (3.98%) Unified Communications
17 18 (3.41%) Cisco IOS
18 17 (3.22%) Skype
19 14 (2.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.60%) Relational Database
2 19 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (2.46%) NoSQL
3 13 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (1.89%) Big Data
5 9 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.95%) MySQL
8 4 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (0.76%) Redis
9 3 (0.57%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.57%) OLAP
9 3 (0.57%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (1.70%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.14%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.76%) ClearCase
3 4 (0.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.76%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.76%) JIRA
3 4 (0.76%) Subversion
3 4 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (7.58%) Retail
2 39 (7.39%) Finance
3 35 (6.63%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (2.46%) Marketing
6 9 (1.70%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.52%) Banking
8 6 (1.14%) Legal
9 5 (0.95%) Publishing
10 4 (0.76%) Billing
10 4 (0.76%) Electronics
11 3 (0.57%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.57%) Back Office
12 2 (0.38%) German Language
13 1 (0.19%) French Language
13 1 (0.19%) Games
13 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 95 (17.99%) Support Engineer
2 92 (17.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 87 (16.48%) Analyst
4 72 (13.64%) Consultant
5 59 (11.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 53 (10.04%) Network Engineer
6 53 (10.04%) Support Analyst
7 47 (8.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 43 (8.14%) Infrastructure Support
8 43 (8.14%) Windows Engineer
9 36 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 36 (6.82%) Administrator
10 34 (6.44%) Cisco Engineer
11 31 (5.87%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 31 (5.87%) IT Support
11 31 (5.87%) Server Engineer
12 30 (5.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 29 (5.49%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 29 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
14 28 (5.30%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.92%) .NET
2 17 (3.22%) HTML
3 15 (2.84%) ASP.NET
3 15 (2.84%) Web Services
4 12 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (2.27%) CSS
4 12 (2.27%) XHTML
5 11 (2.08%) Regular Expression
6 6 (1.14%) Middleware
6 6 (1.14%) ZeroMQ
7 4 (0.76%) jQuery
7 4 (0.76%) ODBC
8 2 (0.38%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.19%) COM
9 1 (0.19%) LAMP
9 1 (0.19%) MDX
9 1 (0.19%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
1 43 (8.14%) Computer Science
2 35 (6.63%) Clustering
3 33 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 33 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 29 (5.49%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.79%) FMCG
6 18 (3.41%) Private Cloud
6 18 (3.41%) Smartphone
6 18 (3.41%) Visualisation
7 17 (3.22%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (2.27%) Driving Licence
8 12 (2.27%) PKI
9 11 (2.08%) CESG
10 10 (1.89%) Replication
11 9 (1.70%) iPhone
12 8 (1.52%) EqualLogic
13 7 (1.33%) Cryptography
14 6 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.95%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 390 (73.86%) Windows
2 237 (44.89%) Windows Server
3 165 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 124 (23.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 78 (14.77%) Linux
6 72 (13.64%) Windows 8
7 70 (13.26%) Windows 7
8 38 (7.20%) Windows 10
9 32 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (5.68%) Windows XP
11 24 (4.55%) Mac OS X
12 20 (3.79%) Windows 2000 Server
13 18 (3.41%) Unix
14 11 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (1.70%) Mac OS
16 6 (1.14%) Android
16 6 (1.14%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.95%) CentOS
17 5 (0.95%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.95%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (21.78%) ITIL
2 31 (5.87%) High Availability
3 26 (4.92%) Presales
4 24 (4.55%) ITIL V3
4 24 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 22 (4.17%) Change Control
6 21 (3.98%) Capacity Planning
6 21 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (3.79%) Project Management
7 20 (3.79%) Service Management
8 19 (3.60%) Migration
8 19 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (3.60%) PRINCE2
8 19 (3.60%) Service Delivery
9 18 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (3.41%) Information Security
10 17 (3.22%) Load Balancing
10 17 (3.22%) Mentoring
10 17 (3.22%) Performance Monitoring
10 17 (3.22%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (22.54%) SQL
2 29 (5.49%) PowerShell
3 28 (5.30%) Perl
4 21 (3.98%) C#
5 19 (3.60%) Python
6 16 (3.03%) C
6 16 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 13 (2.46%) T-SQL
8 12 (2.27%) Java
9 11 (2.08%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.33%) VB
11 5 (0.95%) VBScript
12 4 (0.76%) PHP
13 3 (0.57%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.38%) C++
14 2 (0.38%) Ruby
14 2 (0.38%) VBA
15 1 (0.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 528 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 203 (38.45%) Cisco Certification
3 185 (35.04%) MCSA
4 184 (34.85%) CCNA
5 168 (31.82%) MCITP
6 136 (25.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 108 (20.45%) MCP
8 65 (12.31%) Degree
9 39 (7.39%) CCNP
10 38 (7.20%) MCTS
10 38 (7.20%) Security Cleared
11 34 (6.44%) CCA
11 34 (6.44%) Citrix Certification
12 33 (6.25%) SC Cleared
13 22 (4.17%) MCDST
14 17 (3.22%) RHCSA
15 16 (3.03%) RHCE
16 15 (2.84%) CISSP
17 14 (2.65%) MCSD
18 13 (2.46%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.01%) SLA
2 33 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 23 (4.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.89%) HIPAA
5 7 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.57%) GPG13
7 2 (0.38%) COBIT
7 2 (0.38%) COSO
System Software
1 284 (53.79%) Active Directory
2 194 (36.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 150 (28.41%) Hyper-V
4 81 (15.34%) XenApp
5 80 (15.15%) vSphere
6 29 (5.49%) Virtual Servers
7 27 (5.11%) XenDesktop
8 26 (4.92%) vCloud
9 20 (3.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 18 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (3.22%) Virtual Machines
12 13 (2.46%) Xen
13 12 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
14 9 (1.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 8 (1.52%) Firmware
16 7 (1.33%) Samba
17 6 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
18 5 (0.95%) Terminal Services
18 5 (0.95%) VMware ESX
18 5 (0.95%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 55 (10.42%) SCCM
2 32 (6.06%) SCOM
3 27 (5.11%) WSUS
4 20 (3.79%) Backup Exec
5 19 (3.60%) vMotion
6 16 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
7 13 (2.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 11 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
8 11 (2.08%) Nagios
8 11 (2.08%) SCVMM
9 8 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (1.52%) NetBackup
10 6 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
10 6 (1.14%) Nessus
10 6 (1.14%) SCSM
10 6 (1.14%) Simpana
11 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (0.95%) Nmap
12 4 (0.76%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.76%) MOM
Vendors
1 414 (78.41%) Microsoft
2 299 (56.63%) VMware
3 218 (41.29%) Cisco
4 128 (24.24%) Citrix
5 76 (14.39%) HP
6 35 (6.63%) Avaya
7 30 (5.68%) NetApp
8 27 (5.11%) Oracle
9 25 (4.73%) Dell
9 25 (4.73%) IBM
10 23 (4.36%) F5
10 23 (4.36%) Red Hat
11 22 (4.17%) Apple
12 20 (3.79%) SolarWinds
13 18 (3.41%) Juniper
14 17 (3.22%) CheckPoint
15 12 (2.27%) EPiServer
15 12 (2.27%) Veeam
16 10 (1.89%) 3PAR
16 10 (1.89%) Extreme Networks
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Capita plc
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance + OT + Bens + Home
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance + OT + Bens + Home b
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
MillsHill
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Competitive Salary + Travel
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tenterden, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum +BUPA, Pension, Death in service, company mobi
Posted: 3 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
MillsHill
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 20 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, etc
Posted: 9 days ago