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

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 193 135 132
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 309 476 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.60% 2.28% 2.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.12% 7.01% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 288 417 387
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £29,295 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £53,400 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
6041 6787 6332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.34% 32.51% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4915 5248 4933
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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
Hampshire -22 93 £42,500 - 7
Surrey -7 88 £41,500 +8.07% 9
Berkshire -37 58 £60,000 +69.01% 19
Kent +16 39 £32,000 -10.48% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 14 £36,250 -7.05% 3
West Sussex -23 10 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Oxfordshire -4 7 £36,000 -20.00% 5
East Sussex -9 3 £50,000 +33.33% 1
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 733 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 545 (74.35%) Microsoft
3 512 (69.85%) Windows
4 382 (52.11%) Active Directory
5 370 (50.48%) VMware
6 350 (47.75%) Windows Server
7 299 (40.79%) Cisco
8 265 (36.15%) MS Exchange
8 265 (36.15%) MCITP
9 261 (35.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 247 (33.70%) MCSA
11 232 (31.65%) MS Excel
12 226 (30.83%) Firewall
13 217 (29.60%) Cisco Certification
14 214 (29.20%) Hyper-V
15 213 (29.06%) Windows Server 2012
16 209 (28.51%) SQL Server
17 206 (28.10%) CCNA
18 205 (27.97%) Windows Server 2008
19 203 (27.69%) ITIL
19 203 (27.69%) MCP
20 173 (23.60%) SQL
21 170 (23.19%) DNS
22 156 (21.28%) SAN
23 149 (20.33%) Citrix
24 146 (19.92%) Skype for Business
25 144 (19.65%) LAN
26 140 (19.10%) WAN
27 128 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2010
28 125 (17.05%) Office 365

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 265 (36.15%) MS Exchange
2 146 (19.92%) Skype for Business
3 128 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 91 (12.41%) IIS
5 75 (10.23%) SharePoint
6 61 (8.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 58 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2013
8 46 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2000
9 39 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2007
10 36 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2003
11 15 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
12 14 (1.91%) SAS
12 14 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
14 8 (1.09%) Apache
14 8 (1.09%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.55%) JBoss
15 4 (0.55%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.55%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 232 (31.65%) MS Excel
2 115 (15.69%) MS Office
3 6 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.14%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 125 (17.05%) Office 365
2 82 (11.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.09%) SaaS
5 7 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.82%) IaaS
7 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.27%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 226 (30.83%) Firewall
2 170 (23.19%) DNS
3 156 (21.28%) SAN
4 144 (19.65%) LAN
5 140 (19.10%) WAN
6 122 (16.64%) DHCP
7 97 (13.23%) VPN
8 90 (12.28%) TCP/IP
9 64 (8.73%) Cisco ASA
10 49 (6.68%) VoIP
11 38 (5.18%) Skype
11 38 (5.18%) VLAN
12 37 (5.05%) iSCSI
13 36 (4.91%) NAS
14 29 (3.96%) Wireless
15 22 (3.00%) Unified Communications
16 19 (2.59%) Internet
17 14 (1.91%) Network Security
18 11 (1.50%) Cisco IOS
19 10 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (28.51%) SQL Server
2 78 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (8.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 32 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (3.68%) MySQL
5 27 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (1.50%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 10 (1.36%) PowerPivot
8 10 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.09%) Big Data
11 6 (0.82%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.82%) Power BI
11 6 (0.82%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.55%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (0.27%) ClearCase
1 2 (0.27%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.27%) JIRA
1 2 (0.27%) Subversion
1 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (0.27%) TeamCity
1 2 (0.27%) Toad
2 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (8.05%) Finance
2 26 (3.55%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.05%) Manufacturing
4 11 (1.50%) Banking
4 11 (1.50%) Publishing
5 9 (1.23%) German Language
6 8 (1.09%) Dutch Language
6 8 (1.09%) Italian Language
6 8 (1.09%) Spanish Language
7 7 (0.95%) French Language
7 7 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (0.95%) Retail
8 6 (0.82%) Electronics
8 6 (0.82%) Marketing
9 4 (0.55%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.55%) Billing
10 3 (0.41%) Advertising
10 3 (0.41%) Games
10 3 (0.41%) Legal
11 2 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 149 (20.33%) Support Engineer
2 135 (18.42%) Consultant
3 116 (15.83%) Windows Engineer
4 87 (11.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 80 (10.91%) Server Support
5 80 (10.91%) Windows Support Engineer
6 77 (10.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 69 (9.41%) Administrator
8 67 (9.14%) Exchange Engineer
8 67 (9.14%) Systems Administrator
9 62 (8.46%) Exchange Support
10 58 (7.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 56 (7.64%) Analyst
12 54 (7.37%) Architect
13 52 (7.09%) IT Engineer
14 48 (6.55%) IT Support
14 48 (6.55%) Senior Consultant
15 44 (6.00%) Technical Consultant
16 39 (5.32%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
17 37 (5.05%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.00%) .NET
2 14 (1.91%) Middleware
3 10 (1.36%) Web Services
4 9 (1.23%) HTML
5 8 (1.09%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.09%) CSS
5 8 (1.09%) MSMQ
6 6 (0.82%) MDX
7 4 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (0.55%) LAMP
7 4 (0.55%) XHTML
8 3 (0.41%) COM
9 2 (0.27%) jQuery
10 1 (0.14%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.14%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.14%) WAP
10 1 (0.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 83 (11.32%) Clustering
2 79 (10.78%) Data Centre
3 73 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (8.19%) Blackberry
5 45 (6.14%) Computer Science
6 38 (5.18%) Management Information System
7 32 (4.37%) Private Cloud
8 30 (4.09%) Driving Licence
9 29 (3.96%) EqualLogic
10 20 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
12 11 (1.50%) Replication
13 9 (1.23%) Statistics
14 8 (1.09%) EMC VNX
14 8 (1.09%) iPhone
15 7 (0.95%) FMCG
15 7 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
16 6 (0.82%) Reinsurance
16 6 (0.82%) User Experience
17 5 (0.68%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 512 (69.85%) Windows
2 350 (47.75%) Windows Server
3 213 (29.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 205 (27.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 112 (15.28%) Linux
6 95 (12.96%) Windows 7
7 81 (11.05%) Windows 8
8 52 (7.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 43 (5.87%) Mac OS X
10 42 (5.73%) Windows 2000 Server
11 38 (5.18%) Windows XP
12 29 (3.96%) Unix
13 11 (1.50%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.82%) Android
15 5 (0.68%) CentOS
15 5 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
16 4 (0.55%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.55%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.27%) Debian
18 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (27.69%) ITIL
2 69 (9.41%) Migration
3 61 (8.32%) High Availability
4 53 (7.23%) Project Management
5 50 (6.82%) Presales
6 47 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 47 (6.41%) Network Load Balancing
7 46 (6.28%) Service Management
8 43 (5.87%) PRINCE2
9 42 (5.73%) Problem Management
10 38 (5.18%) Load Balancing
11 37 (5.05%) Asset Management
12 32 (4.37%) Change Management
13 31 (4.23%) Mentoring
14 29 (3.96%) TOGAF
15 27 (3.68%) Service Delivery
16 24 (3.27%) Performance Monitoring
17 22 (3.00%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (3.00%) Network Monitoring
18 21 (2.86%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 173 (23.60%) SQL
2 48 (6.55%) PowerShell
3 31 (4.23%) T-SQL
4 22 (3.00%) Perl
5 20 (2.73%) VB
6 19 (2.59%) C#
7 18 (2.46%) PL/SQL
8 14 (1.91%) C
8 14 (1.91%) VBA
9 12 (1.64%) Python
10 11 (1.50%) VBScript
11 9 (1.23%) JavaScript
12 7 (0.95%) Java
13 6 (0.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 5 (0.68%) Bourne shell
15 4 (0.55%) C++
15 4 (0.55%) Ruby
16 3 (0.41%) PHP
17 2 (0.27%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 733 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 265 (36.15%) MCITP
3 247 (33.70%) MCSA
4 217 (29.60%) Cisco Certification
5 206 (28.10%) CCNA
6 203 (27.69%) MCP
7 113 (15.42%) Degree
8 95 (12.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 82 (11.19%) MCTS
10 45 (6.14%) Security Cleared
11 30 (4.09%) SC Cleared
12 29 (3.96%) CCNP
13 25 (3.41%) MCSD
14 15 (2.05%) Citrix Certification
15 14 (1.91%) A+ Certification
15 14 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (1.77%) HNC
16 13 (1.77%) MCDST
17 12 (1.64%) CISSP
18 11 (1.50%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.41%) SLA
2 24 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.55%) COBIT
4 4 (0.55%) COSO
5 2 (0.27%) BS7799
5 2 (0.27%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.27%) QA
6 1 (0.14%) GPG13
6 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 382 (52.11%) Active Directory
2 261 (35.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 214 (29.20%) Hyper-V
4 105 (14.32%) vSphere
5 50 (6.82%) VMware ESX
6 34 (4.64%) XenApp
7 33 (4.50%) vCloud
8 26 (3.55%) XenDesktop
9 22 (3.00%) Forefront TMG
10 17 (2.32%) UAG
11 16 (2.18%) Terminal Services
12 14 (1.91%) ISA Server
13 12 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 9 (1.23%) VMware Server
14 9 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
15 7 (0.95%) Terminal Server
15 7 (0.95%) Xen
16 5 (0.68%) DFS Replication
16 5 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
17 4 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 97 (13.23%) SCOM
2 87 (11.87%) SCCM
3 65 (8.87%) Backup Exec
4 41 (5.59%) WSUS
5 9 (1.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 9 (1.23%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (0.95%) Cacti
8 5 (0.68%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.55%) MOM
10 3 (0.41%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.41%) vMotion
10 3 (0.41%) vRealize
11 2 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 2 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.27%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.27%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 545 (74.35%) Microsoft
2 370 (50.48%) VMware
3 299 (40.79%) Cisco
4 149 (20.33%) Citrix
5 121 (16.51%) HP
6 83 (11.32%) Dell
7 58 (7.91%) NetApp
8 56 (7.64%) Symantec
9 53 (7.23%) Avaya
10 46 (6.28%) Apple
11 36 (4.91%) Oracle
12 32 (4.37%) EMC
13 24 (3.27%) 3PAR
14 22 (3.00%) CheckPoint
14 22 (3.00%) IBM
15 21 (2.86%) Juniper
16 20 (2.73%) F5
17 17 (2.32%) Google
17 17 (2.32%) SolarWinds
18 15 (2.05%) Sophos
Epsom, Surrey
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Great benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension and healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cobham, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 13 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £21k - 28k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Perks
Posted: 6 days ago
Dover, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Horsham DC
Salary: From £39,267 to £42,957 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Aylesbury
Prospectus
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 19 days ago