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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 226 160 155
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 262 416 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.36% 1.92% 1.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.34% 6.15% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 218 349 379
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
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
6035 6769 7880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.26% 31.27% 33.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4892 5059 6249
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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
Surrey -5 76 £43,750 +5.42% 5
Hampshire -14 54 £41,250 -2.94% 9
Berkshire -55 52 £40,000 -27.27% 8
Kent -15 29 £29,500 -1.66% 2
Oxfordshire +13 15 £35,000 -40.42% 7
Buckinghamshire -5 13 £41,500 +15.27% 1
East Sussex +17 12 £46,250 +23.33% 3
Middlesex +9 3 £51,250 +55.30%
West Sussex -26 1 £40,000 +14.28%
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 582 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 468 (80.41%) Microsoft
3 413 (70.96%) Windows
4 310 (53.26%) VMware
5 305 (52.41%) Active Directory
6 260 (44.67%) Cisco
6 260 (44.67%) Windows Server
7 227 (39.00%) Cisco Certification
8 206 (35.40%) Firewall
9 203 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
10 202 (34.71%) CCNA
10 202 (34.71%) MS Exchange
11 187 (32.13%) MCITP
12 174 (29.90%) MCSA
13 171 (29.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 167 (28.69%) MS Excel
15 162 (27.84%) Hyper-V
16 143 (24.57%) ITIL
17 142 (24.40%) Windows Server 2008
18 139 (23.88%) Office 365
19 137 (23.54%) SQL Server
20 136 (23.37%) DNS
21 130 (22.34%) Citrix
22 128 (21.99%) SQL
23 126 (21.65%) WAN
24 121 (20.79%) LAN
25 116 (19.93%) SAN
26 115 (19.76%) MS Office
27 114 (19.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
28 106 (18.21%) 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
1 202 (34.71%) MS Exchange
2 103 (17.70%) Skype for Business
3 60 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 57 (9.79%) IIS
5 51 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 49 (8.42%) SharePoint
7 39 (6.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 36 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2000
9 33 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 29 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (2.23%) OpenStack
12 12 (2.06%) Apache
13 9 (1.55%) Office Communications Server
13 9 (1.55%) Tomcat
13 9 (1.55%) WebLogic
14 8 (1.37%) IBM Notes
14 8 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (1.20%) SAS
16 6 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
17 5 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 167 (28.69%) MS Excel
2 115 (19.76%) MS Office
3 3 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 139 (23.88%) Office 365
2 80 (13.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.86%) SaaS
6 4 (0.69%) IaaS
7 3 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 206 (35.40%) Firewall
2 136 (23.37%) DNS
3 126 (21.65%) WAN
4 121 (20.79%) LAN
5 116 (19.93%) SAN
6 100 (17.18%) DHCP
7 95 (16.32%) VPN
8 93 (15.98%) TCP/IP
9 55 (9.45%) VoIP
10 54 (9.28%) Cisco ASA
11 43 (7.39%) VLAN
12 29 (4.98%) Internet
12 29 (4.98%) iSCSI
13 26 (4.47%) NAS
14 22 (3.78%) Skype
15 21 (3.61%) Unified Communications
16 20 (3.44%) Network Security
17 19 (3.26%) Wireless
18 14 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
19 13 (2.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (23.54%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (2.75%) MySQL
7 12 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (1.55%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.37%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (1.03%) Power BI
11 6 (1.03%) PowerPivot
11 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.69%) Big Data
13 4 (0.69%) Redis
14 2 (0.34%) OLTP
14 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.03%) Eclipse
1 6 (1.03%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.69%) ClearCase
2 4 (0.69%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.69%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.69%) JIRA
2 4 (0.69%) Subversion
2 4 (0.69%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (6.70%) Finance
2 36 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 26 (4.47%) Retail
4 14 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (2.23%) Banking
6 12 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.72%) Marketing
7 10 (1.72%) Publishing
8 8 (1.37%) Electronics
9 6 (1.03%) Billing
10 5 (0.86%) Legal
11 4 (0.69%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.52%) Back Office
12 3 (0.52%) German Language
13 2 (0.34%) French Language
13 2 (0.34%) Games
14 1 (0.17%) Advertising
14 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 110 (18.90%) Support Engineer
2 91 (15.64%) Consultant
3 87 (14.95%) Analyst
4 72 (12.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 70 (12.03%) 3rd Line Support
6 59 (10.14%) Windows Engineer
7 57 (9.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 56 (9.62%) Support Analyst
9 48 (8.25%) Architect
10 45 (7.73%) Server Engineer
11 44 (7.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 44 (7.56%) Infrastructure Support
12 42 (7.22%) Administrator
13 41 (7.04%) Exchange Support
13 41 (7.04%) Network Engineer
14 39 (6.70%) Cisco Support
15 38 (6.53%) Exchange Engineer
15 38 (6.53%) IT Support
15 38 (6.53%) Server Support
16 36 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.12%) .NET
2 19 (3.26%) Web Services
3 13 (2.23%) Middleware
4 12 (2.06%) HTML
5 10 (1.72%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (1.37%) CSS
6 8 (1.37%) XHTML
7 6 (1.03%) MDX
8 5 (0.86%) Regular Expression
9 4 (0.69%) LAMP
10 3 (0.52%) COM
11 2 (0.34%) 802.1X
12 1 (0.17%) jQuery
12 1 (0.17%) ODBC
12 1 (0.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.28%) Blackberry
2 52 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 51 (8.76%) Data Centre
4 45 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (7.22%) Clustering
6 41 (7.04%) Management Information System
7 30 (5.15%) Private Cloud
8 17 (2.92%) EqualLogic
9 14 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.41%) FMCG
10 13 (2.23%) Driving Licence
10 13 (2.23%) Replication
11 12 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
12 11 (1.89%) CESG
13 10 (1.72%) iPhone
13 10 (1.72%) Visualisation
14 9 (1.55%) PKI
15 7 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
16 6 (1.03%) Statistics
16 6 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 413 (70.96%) Windows
2 260 (44.67%) Windows Server
3 171 (29.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 142 (24.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (13.57%) Linux
6 74 (12.71%) Windows 7
7 71 (12.20%) Windows 8
8 46 (7.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (5.84%) Windows 2000 Server
10 30 (5.15%) Mac OS X
11 28 (4.81%) Windows XP
12 27 (4.64%) Windows 10
13 21 (3.61%) Unix
14 9 (1.55%) Mac OS
15 7 (1.20%) CentOS
16 6 (1.03%) Debian
17 5 (0.86%) Android
17 5 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.86%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.86%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (24.57%) ITIL
2 47 (8.08%) High Availability
3 38 (6.53%) Problem Management
4 36 (6.19%) Service Management
5 34 (5.84%) Migration
6 31 (5.33%) ITIL V3
7 29 (4.98%) Change Management
8 28 (4.81%) Presales
9 26 (4.47%) Information Security
10 25 (4.30%) Network Monitoring
11 24 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
11 24 (4.12%) PRINCE2
11 24 (4.12%) Project Management
12 21 (3.61%) Configuration Management
12 21 (3.61%) CRM
13 20 (3.44%) Service Delivery
14 19 (3.26%) Load Balancing
15 17 (2.92%) Change Control
15 17 (2.92%) Network Load Balancing
15 17 (2.92%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 128 (21.99%) SQL
2 26 (4.47%) T-SQL
3 24 (4.12%) Perl
3 24 (4.12%) PowerShell
4 20 (3.44%) C#
5 18 (3.09%) Python
6 15 (2.58%) Java
7 14 (2.41%) C
8 12 (2.06%) JavaScript
9 11 (1.89%) VB
10 10 (1.72%) VBScript
11 9 (1.55%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 6 (1.03%) Ruby
13 5 (0.86%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.86%) Bourne shell
13 5 (0.86%) PHP
14 4 (0.69%) C++
15 3 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 582 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 227 (39.00%) Cisco Certification
3 202 (34.71%) CCNA
4 187 (32.13%) MCITP
5 174 (29.90%) MCSA
6 114 (19.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 106 (18.21%) MCP
8 81 (13.92%) Degree
9 59 (10.14%) MCTS
10 41 (7.04%) Security Cleared
11 34 (5.84%) CCNP
12 31 (5.33%) SC Cleared
13 29 (4.98%) MCSD
14 22 (3.78%) MCDST
15 20 (3.44%) Citrix Certification
16 19 (3.26%) CCA
17 16 (2.75%) HNC
18 15 (2.58%) CISSP
18 15 (2.58%) MOS
19 14 (2.41%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.08%) SLA
2 23 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.41%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.03%) COBIT
4 6 (1.03%) COSO
5 5 (0.86%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.34%) BS7799
6 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 305 (52.41%) Active Directory
2 203 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 162 (27.84%) Hyper-V
4 93 (15.98%) vSphere
5 71 (12.20%) XenApp
6 32 (5.50%) vCloud
7 31 (5.33%) XenDesktop
8 30 (5.15%) VMware ESX
9 16 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (2.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 13 (2.23%) Terminal Services
12 11 (1.89%) Xen
13 10 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (1.37%) Firmware
15 7 (1.20%) Samba
16 5 (0.86%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.69%) Docker
17 4 (0.69%) LXC
17 4 (0.69%) XenServer
18 2 (0.34%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 52 (8.93%) SCOM
2 47 (8.08%) SCCM
3 31 (5.33%) WSUS
4 29 (4.98%) Backup Exec
5 19 (3.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 15 (2.58%) vMotion
7 12 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (1.37%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
9 7 (1.20%) FortiGate
9 7 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (1.03%) Nessus
11 5 (0.86%) Cacti
11 5 (0.86%) Nmap
11 5 (0.86%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.69%) MOM
13 3 (0.52%) Nagios
13 3 (0.52%) SCSM
13 3 (0.52%) XenMobile
14 2 (0.34%) Simpana
Vendors
1 468 (80.41%) Microsoft
2 310 (53.26%) VMware
3 260 (44.67%) Cisco
4 130 (22.34%) Citrix
5 103 (17.70%) HP
6 51 (8.76%) Avaya
7 45 (7.73%) NetApp
8 40 (6.87%) Dell
9 34 (5.84%) Oracle
10 33 (5.67%) Apple
11 25 (4.30%) F5
11 25 (4.30%) IBM
12 24 (4.12%) Juniper
13 21 (3.61%) CheckPoint
14 20 (3.44%) SolarWinds
15 19 (3.26%) 3PAR
16 16 (2.75%) Symantec
17 14 (2.41%) Google
17 14 (2.41%) Red Hat
18 13 (2.23%) Sophos
Guildford, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £42253.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Eurobase People
Posted: 3 days ago
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
IT People First
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Bens, Bonus, Stock (Pre-IPO)
Posted: 5 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell
Mint
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Polycom
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
West Malling
Capita plc
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Shift
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, etc
Posted: 26 days ago
Brighton
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago