The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 139 144 116
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -28
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 450 412 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.87% 1.84% 2.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.76% 5.60% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 390 372 495
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,917 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.54%
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7818 7355 8066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.52% 32.77% 32.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6151 5846 7054
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSE
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +25 129 £37,000 +5.71% 16
Surrey +6 114 £35,000 - 13
Hampshire -35 57 £33,163 -12.73% 7
Buckinghamshire +7 49 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Kent +4 33 £37,500 -1.31% 4
West Sussex +25 28 £29,500 -34.44% 2
Oxfordshire -18 24 £30,500 +22.00% 6
Middlesex +6 11 £34,250 -51.07%
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 907 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 658 (72.55%) Windows
3 646 (71.22%) Microsoft
4 471 (51.93%) Active Directory
5 386 (42.56%) MCITP
6 383 (42.23%) VMware
7 381 (42.01%) MS Exchange
8 327 (36.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 291 (32.08%) Firewall
10 280 (30.87%) MS Excel
11 267 (29.44%) Cisco Certification
12 266 (29.33%) MCSA
13 254 (28.00%) Cisco
14 238 (26.24%) Exchange Server 2010
15 231 (25.47%) CCNA
16 228 (25.14%) Windows Server 2003
17 221 (24.37%) ITIL
18 215 (23.70%) MCP
19 212 (23.37%) VMware Infrastructure
20 206 (22.71%) SQL
21 197 (21.72%) DNS
22 189 (20.84%) TCP/IP
23 180 (19.85%) SQL Server
24 179 (19.74%) SAN
25 165 (18.19%) Windows Server 2012
26 158 (17.42%) Citrix
27 150 (16.54%) Hyper-V
28 144 (15.88%) Exchange Server 2007
29 142 (15.66%) HP
30 140 (15.44%) IIS

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 381 (42.01%) MS Exchange
2 238 (26.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 144 (15.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 140 (15.44%) IIS
5 133 (14.66%) SharePoint
6 119 (13.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 113 (12.46%) Lync
8 111 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 38 (4.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 27 (2.98%) SharePoint 2010
11 22 (2.43%) IBM Notes
12 19 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
13 18 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2000
14 16 (1.76%) Lotus Domino
15 9 (0.99%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
15 9 (0.99%) Apache
16 8 (0.88%) Moodle
17 7 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
17 7 (0.77%) GroupWise
Applications
1 280 (30.87%) MS Excel
2 116 (12.79%) MS Office
3 8 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.22%) Summit
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.74%) Office 365
2 11 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.11%) Nimbula
4 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 291 (32.08%) Firewall
2 197 (21.72%) DNS
3 189 (20.84%) TCP/IP
4 179 (19.74%) SAN
5 113 (12.46%) DHCP
6 96 (10.58%) LAN
7 93 (10.25%) WAN
8 87 (9.59%) VPN
9 53 (5.84%) VoIP
10 49 (5.40%) Internet
11 42 (4.63%) Cisco ASA
12 38 (4.19%) VLAN
13 33 (3.64%) Network Security
14 32 (3.53%) Wireless
15 31 (3.42%) NAS
16 27 (2.98%) SMTP
17 25 (2.76%) FWSM
18 24 (2.65%) Unified Communications
19 23 (2.54%) IP Telephony
19 23 (2.54%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (19.85%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (2.43%) Relational Database
6 19 (2.09%) Oracle Database
7 14 (1.54%) RDBMS
8 12 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.99%) MySQL
12 5 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.44%) DB2
13 4 (0.44%) DTS
14 3 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.22%) MS Access
15 2 (0.22%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (6.06%) Finance
2 44 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 18 (1.98%) German Language
4 17 (1.87%) Retail
5 9 (0.99%) Marketing
6 6 (0.66%) Banking
7 5 (0.55%) French Language
8 4 (0.44%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.33%) Legal
9 3 (0.33%) Back Office
9 3 (0.33%) Games
10 2 (0.22%) Publishing
10 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.11%) Korean Language
11 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.11%) Advertising
11 1 (0.11%) Electronics
11 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 153 (16.87%) Analyst
2 150 (16.54%) Support Engineer
3 100 (11.03%) Consultant
4 84 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 81 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 72 (7.94%) Support Analyst
7 69 (7.61%) IT Support
8 60 (6.62%) Administrator
9 50 (5.51%) 2nd Line Support
10 47 (5.18%) Service Analyst
10 47 (5.18%) Technical Support
11 46 (5.07%) Service Desk Analyst
12 44 (4.85%) Network Engineer
12 44 (4.85%) Architect
13 42 (4.63%) Systems Administrator
14 37 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
15 34 (3.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 32 (3.53%) IT Consultant
17 31 (3.42%) Technical Engineer
17 31 (3.42%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.53%) .NET
2 24 (2.65%) ASP.NET
3 23 (2.54%) HTML
4 18 (1.98%) Regular Expression
5 16 (1.76%) .NET Framework
6 15 (1.65%) Ajax
6 15 (1.65%) Web Services
7 14 (1.54%) XML
8 12 (1.32%) XHTML
8 12 (1.32%) CSS
9 11 (1.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (1.21%) WinForms
10 9 (0.99%) COM
11 7 (0.77%) XSLT
12 6 (0.66%) Flash
13 5 (0.55%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 5 (0.55%) ODBC
14 4 (0.44%) MDX
15 3 (0.33%) WCF
15 3 (0.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.17%) Clustering
2 60 (6.62%) Blackberry
3 36 (3.97%) LIMS
4 32 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 30 (3.31%) Firmware
6 26 (2.87%) iPhone
7 21 (2.32%) Management Information System
8 20 (2.21%) Thin Client
8 20 (2.21%) Fat Client
9 19 (2.09%) Replication
10 14 (1.54%) iPad
11 13 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
12 12 (1.32%) CESG
13 10 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.99%) IPTV
15 8 (0.88%) EqualLogic
16 7 (0.77%) Mathematics
16 7 (0.77%) Client/Server
17 6 (0.66%) Handset
17 6 (0.66%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 658 (72.55%) Windows
2 327 (36.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 228 (25.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 165 (18.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 137 (15.10%) Linux
6 89 (9.81%) Windows 7
7 76 (8.38%) Windows 8
8 69 (7.61%) Windows XP
9 59 (6.50%) Windows Vista
9 59 (6.50%) UNIX
10 34 (3.75%) Windows 2000
11 33 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 27 (2.98%) Android
13 23 (2.54%) Mac OS X
14 19 (2.09%) Solaris
15 18 (1.98%) Mac OS
16 16 (1.76%) Windows 2000 Server
17 11 (1.21%) Windows Phone
18 9 (0.99%) Apple iOS
19 7 (0.77%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (24.37%) ITIL
2 65 (7.17%) Service Delivery
3 53 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 53 (5.84%) Migration
4 52 (5.73%) Problem Management
5 44 (4.85%) Project Management
6 31 (3.42%) Performance Tuning
7 24 (2.65%) Configuration Management
8 22 (2.43%) PRINCE2
9 21 (2.32%) SIEM
9 21 (2.32%) Change Management
9 21 (2.32%) Incident Management
10 20 (2.21%) Software Engineering
10 20 (2.21%) Information Management
10 20 (2.21%) Service Management
11 19 (2.09%) ITIL V3
11 19 (2.09%) Business Continuity
11 19 (2.09%) Information Security
12 17 (1.87%) Load Balancing
12 17 (1.87%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 206 (22.71%) SQL
2 31 (3.42%) PowerShell
3 25 (2.76%) C#
4 23 (2.54%) T-SQL
5 21 (2.32%) JavaScript
6 14 (1.54%) Java
7 11 (1.21%) C
8 7 (0.77%) VB
8 7 (0.77%) PL/SQL
8 7 (0.77%) Perl
9 6 (0.66%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.55%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.55%) VBScript
11 3 (0.33%) C++
12 2 (0.22%) PHP
13 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.11%) R
13 1 (0.11%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.11%) Ruby
13 1 (0.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 907 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 386 (42.56%) MCITP
3 267 (29.44%) Cisco Certification
4 266 (29.33%) MCSA
5 231 (25.47%) CCNA
6 215 (23.70%) MCP
7 132 (14.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 130 (14.33%) Degree
9 108 (11.91%) MCTS
10 85 (9.37%) CCNP
11 74 (8.16%) Security Cleared
12 64 (7.06%) Citrix Certification
13 61 (6.73%) CCA
14 45 (4.96%) SC Cleared
15 44 (4.85%) MOS
16 39 (4.30%) CISSP
17 33 (3.64%) DV Cleared
18 32 (3.53%) Network+ Certification
19 29 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
20 20 (2.21%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (11.91%) SLA
2 24 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (2.21%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.54%) GPG13
5 8 (0.88%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.55%) QA
7 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.22%) HL7
9 1 (0.11%) DICOM
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 471 (51.93%) Active Directory
2 212 (23.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 150 (16.54%) Hyper-V
4 101 (11.14%) vSphere
5 65 (7.17%) XenApp
6 39 (4.30%) VMware ESX
7 35 (3.86%) Forefront TMG
8 34 (3.75%) XenDesktop
9 16 (1.76%) UAG
9 16 (1.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 15 (1.65%) Terminal Services
11 14 (1.54%) Terminal Server
11 14 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (0.99%) XenServer
14 8 (0.88%) ISA Server
14 8 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
15 7 (0.77%) MetaFrame
16 6 (0.66%) Xen
16 6 (0.66%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 89 (9.81%) SCCM
2 70 (7.72%) Backup Exec
3 63 (6.95%) SCOM
4 44 (4.85%) NetBackup
5 32 (3.53%) WSUS
6 18 (1.98%) SCVMM
7 16 (1.76%) McAfee ePO
8 13 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
9 12 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
10 11 (1.21%) Foglight
10 11 (1.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 10 (1.10%) OpenView
11 10 (1.10%) SCSM
12 8 (0.88%) MOM
13 7 (0.77%) ARCserve
14 5 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 5 (0.55%) HP SIM
14 5 (0.55%) ZENworks
15 4 (0.44%) Tivoli
15 4 (0.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 646 (71.22%) Microsoft
2 383 (42.23%) VMware
3 254 (28.00%) Cisco
4 158 (17.42%) Citrix
5 142 (15.66%) HP
6 58 (6.39%) Juniper
7 52 (5.73%) Apple
8 50 (5.51%) Symantec
9 49 (5.40%) Oracle
10 48 (5.29%) CheckPoint
11 43 (4.74%) F5
12 37 (4.08%) NetApp
12 37 (4.08%) Dell
13 36 (3.97%) IBM
13 36 (3.97%) SolarWinds
14 33 (3.64%) Red Hat
15 28 (3.09%) McAfee
16 24 (2.65%) Avaya
17 23 (2.54%) Lotus
18 22 (2.43%) Veritas
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28-32k + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £25000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £28k - £33k per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Asetute Technical
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £28k - £33k per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago