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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 128 125 133
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 478 484 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.15% 2.19% 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.46% 6.90% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 394 429 430
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
7400 7015 7859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.24% 31.79% 34.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5582 5539 6755
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +12 141 £41,500 +3.75% 7
Berkshire -30 107 £35,000 -12.50% 15
Hampshire -12 97 £42,500 +21.42% 17
Kent +11 40 £36,250 -23.68% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 39 £31,250 -10.71% 6
Oxfordshire +3 22 £33,000 -26.66% 1
West Sussex +6 21 £35,750 +36.19% 3
Middlesex -5 4 £28,750 -17.85%
East Sussex - 4 - - 1
Sussex - 2 - -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 938 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 738 (78.68%) Windows
3 671 (71.54%) Microsoft
4 512 (54.58%) VMware
5 449 (47.87%) MS Excel
6 436 (46.48%) Active Directory
7 410 (43.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 387 (41.26%) MCITP
9 360 (38.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 344 (36.67%) Citrix
11 303 (32.30%) MS Exchange
12 288 (30.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 235 (25.05%) Firewall
14 234 (24.95%) Cisco
15 232 (24.73%) ITIL
16 230 (24.52%) MCSA
17 229 (24.41%) Cisco Certification
18 227 (24.20%) SQL Server
19 216 (23.03%) HP
20 210 (22.39%) CCNA
21 204 (21.75%) DNS
22 202 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
23 200 (21.32%) SAN
23 200 (21.32%) SQL
24 195 (20.79%) Hyper-V
25 177 (18.87%) MCP
26 176 (18.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
27 170 (18.12%) MS Office
28 164 (17.48%) Windows 7
29 146 (15.57%) TCP/IP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 303 (32.30%) MS Exchange
2 143 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 126 (13.43%) SharePoint
4 123 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 118 (12.58%) IIS
6 94 (10.02%) Lync
7 92 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 69 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 48 (5.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 41 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2000
11 21 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
12 19 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
13 18 (1.92%) Tomcat
14 14 (1.49%) WebLogic
14 14 (1.49%) Apache
15 10 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
16 9 (0.96%) Documentum
17 8 (0.85%) SAS
17 8 (0.85%) GlassFish
18 7 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 449 (47.87%) MS Excel
2 170 (18.12%) MS Office
3 8 (0.85%) PowerPivot
4 7 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 93 (9.91%) Office 365
2 75 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.03%) IaaS
4 10 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.96%) SaaS
6 5 (0.53%) PaaS
7 4 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 235 (25.05%) Firewall
2 204 (21.75%) DNS
3 200 (21.32%) SAN
4 146 (15.57%) TCP/IP
5 139 (14.82%) DHCP
6 89 (9.49%) LAN
7 87 (9.28%) WAN
8 65 (6.93%) Wireless
9 46 (4.90%) VPN
10 44 (4.69%) Internet
11 35 (3.73%) VoIP
12 32 (3.41%) NAS
13 31 (3.30%) Network Security
14 22 (2.35%) Unified Communications
15 18 (1.92%) IP Telephony
16 17 (1.81%) PBX
16 17 (1.81%) Fibre Channel
16 17 (1.81%) iSCSI
17 16 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
18 15 (1.60%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (24.20%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (2.77%) MySQL
3 26 (2.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (1.07%) Relational Database
9 8 (0.85%) QlikView
10 6 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.64%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.64%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.53%) Big Data
11 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Power View
11 5 (0.53%) OLAP Cube
11 5 (0.53%) OLAP
11 5 (0.53%) Data Mart
11 5 (0.53%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (5.86%) Finance
2 13 (1.39%) Telecoms
3 12 (1.28%) German Language
4 9 (0.96%) Banking
5 8 (0.85%) Italian Language
5 8 (0.85%) Spanish Language
5 8 (0.85%) Dutch Language
6 7 (0.75%) French Language
6 7 (0.75%) Legal
7 6 (0.64%) Retail
8 5 (0.53%) Law
9 4 (0.43%) Local Government
9 4 (0.43%) Marketing
10 3 (0.32%) Billing
10 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.32%) Advertising
11 2 (0.21%) Military
12 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 169 (18.02%) Support Engineer
2 143 (15.25%) Consultant
3 128 (13.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 119 (12.69%) Analyst
5 95 (10.13%) Architect
6 84 (8.96%) IT Support
7 76 (8.10%) Support Analyst
7 76 (8.10%) 3rd Line Support
8 58 (6.18%) 2nd Line Support
9 54 (5.76%) Technical Consultant
10 45 (4.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 33 (3.52%) Technical Architect
12 32 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 31 (3.30%) Administrator
13 31 (3.30%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 29 (3.09%) Service Desk Analyst
14 29 (3.09%) Service Analyst
14 29 (3.09%) Technical Support
14 29 (3.09%) Systems Engineer
15 27 (2.88%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.99%) .NET
2 16 (1.71%) LAMP
3 14 (1.49%) HTML
4 12 (1.28%) jQuery
4 12 (1.28%) HTML5
4 12 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 12 (1.28%) ASP.NET
5 11 (1.17%) Regular Expression
6 10 (1.07%) Software Packaging
7 6 (0.64%) Application Packaging
8 5 (0.53%) MDX
8 5 (0.53%) CSS
8 5 (0.53%) ODBC
9 4 (0.43%) Web Services
10 3 (0.32%) SAML
10 3 (0.32%) Middleware
11 2 (0.21%) Flash
12 1 (0.11%) XHTML
12 1 (0.11%) MAPI
12 1 (0.11%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 93 (9.91%) Clustering
2 68 (7.25%) Blackberry
3 67 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (6.72%) Management Information System
5 62 (6.61%) Thin Client
5 62 (6.61%) Fat Client
6 24 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 18 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
8 16 (1.71%) LIMS
9 12 (1.28%) Celerra
9 12 (1.28%) CLARiiON
10 10 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (0.96%) CESG
11 9 (0.96%) Kindle
12 8 (0.85%) PKI
12 8 (0.85%) iPhone
13 7 (0.75%) iPad
13 7 (0.75%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.53%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.53%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 738 (78.68%) Windows
2 410 (43.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 288 (30.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 202 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 164 (17.48%) Windows 7
6 117 (12.47%) Windows 8
7 94 (10.02%) Windows XP
8 82 (8.74%) Linux
9 79 (8.42%) Windows Vista
10 72 (7.68%) Windows 2000 Server
11 51 (5.44%) Mac OS X
12 38 (4.05%) UNIX
13 28 (2.99%) Windows 2000
14 15 (1.60%) Android
15 11 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (1.07%) SUSE
17 8 (0.85%) Solaris
18 7 (0.75%) Windows NT
19 4 (0.43%) VMS
20 3 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (24.73%) ITIL
2 69 (7.36%) Problem Management
3 66 (7.04%) Mentoring
4 61 (6.50%) Service Delivery
5 54 (5.76%) Change Management
6 50 (5.33%) Project Management
7 41 (4.37%) Load Balancing
8 40 (4.26%) Service Management
9 36 (3.84%) Configuration Management
9 36 (3.84%) Performance Tuning
10 35 (3.73%) Migration
10 35 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 34 (3.62%) TOGAF
12 28 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (2.24%) Risk Management
14 20 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
15 19 (2.03%) PRINCE2
15 19 (2.03%) Incident Management
15 19 (2.03%) Requirements Analysis
16 18 (1.92%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 200 (21.32%) SQL
2 38 (4.05%) PowerShell
3 19 (2.03%) VBScript
4 17 (1.81%) Perl
5 16 (1.71%) C#
6 15 (1.60%) C
7 13 (1.39%) JavaScript
7 13 (1.39%) VBA
8 9 (0.96%) T-SQL
9 6 (0.64%) VB
10 5 (0.53%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.53%) C++
11 3 (0.32%) Java
12 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 938 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 387 (41.26%) MCITP
3 230 (24.52%) MCSA
4 229 (24.41%) Cisco Certification
5 210 (22.39%) CCNA
6 177 (18.87%) MCP
7 176 (18.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 136 (14.50%) MCTS
9 109 (11.62%) Degree
10 107 (11.41%) Citrix Certification
11 98 (10.45%) CCA
12 71 (7.57%) Security Cleared
13 58 (6.18%) SC Cleared
14 57 (6.08%) CCNP
15 48 (5.12%) VCAP
16 43 (4.58%) DV Cleared
17 27 (2.88%) NCDA
18 26 (2.77%) VTSP
18 26 (2.77%) CISSP
18 26 (2.77%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (8.32%) SLA
2 24 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (2.45%) ISO 9001
4 11 (1.17%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.75%) QA
6 6 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.43%) COBIT
8 3 (0.32%) GPG13
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 436 (46.48%) Active Directory
2 360 (38.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 195 (20.79%) Hyper-V
4 85 (9.06%) vSphere
5 76 (8.10%) XenApp
6 53 (5.65%) XenDesktop
7 48 (5.12%) UAG
7 48 (5.12%) ISA Server
8 41 (4.37%) VMware ESX
8 41 (4.37%) Forefront TMG
9 32 (3.41%) vCloud
10 22 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 21 (2.24%) Terminal Services
12 18 (1.92%) XenServer
13 10 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 8 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (0.85%) IAG
15 7 (0.75%) Terminal Server
16 5 (0.53%) MetaFrame
16 5 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 107 (11.41%) SCCM
2 71 (7.57%) SCOM
3 52 (5.54%) Backup Exec
4 31 (3.30%) Norton AntiVirus
5 21 (2.24%) NetBackup
6 15 (1.60%) SCVMM
7 13 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 11 (1.17%) WSUS
8 11 (1.17%) XenMobile
9 10 (1.07%) SCOrch
10 8 (0.85%) AppManager
11 6 (0.64%) Nagios
11 6 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 6 (0.64%) SCSM
12 5 (0.53%) Windows Intune
12 5 (0.53%) BladeLogic
12 5 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
13 4 (0.43%) Cacti
14 3 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 3 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 671 (71.54%) Microsoft
2 512 (54.58%) VMware
3 344 (36.67%) Citrix
4 234 (24.95%) Cisco
5 216 (23.03%) HP
6 111 (11.83%) Apple
7 91 (9.70%) EMC
8 79 (8.42%) NetApp
9 77 (8.21%) Avaya
10 63 (6.72%) Symantec
11 62 (6.61%) Juniper
12 58 (6.18%) Veeam
13 45 (4.80%) Oracle
14 44 (4.69%) Dell
15 43 (4.58%) Meru Networks
16 36 (3.84%) F5
17 25 (2.67%) LANDesk
18 24 (2.56%) IBM
19 22 (2.35%) 3PAR
20 21 (2.24%) Red Hat
Horley, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £15.77 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Car and Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 50k per year + Bonus / Car / Pension
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, Sussex
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ININ UK Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Overtime + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + + car +bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
IT Human Resources
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + on call + bonus + training + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
IT Human Resources
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + on call + bonus + training + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 4 days ago