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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 142 120 133
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 429 476 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.98% 2.25% 2.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.94% 7.11% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 364 432 450
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +13.87%
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
7217 6699 7871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.24% 31.67% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5505 5401 6741
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +10 126 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Berkshire -43 90 £39,500 -1.25% 11
Hampshire -15 75 £32,500 -13.33% 8
Oxfordshire -5 43 £33,000 -18.51% 6
Kent +28 39 £50,000 +4.71% 1
Buckinghamshire -18 30 £47,500 +19.49% 7
West Sussex -2 23 £35,500 +26.78%
East Sussex -37 5 £30,000 -14.28%
Middlesex -2 4 £33,000 -12.00% 2
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 943 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 703 (74.55%) Windows
3 659 (69.88%) Microsoft
4 467 (49.52%) VMware
5 431 (45.71%) Active Directory
6 406 (43.05%) MS Excel
7 388 (41.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 381 (40.40%) MCITP
9 357 (37.86%) MS Exchange
10 302 (32.03%) VMware Infrastructure
11 289 (30.65%) Citrix
12 264 (28.00%) MCSA
13 262 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 243 (25.77%) SQL Server
15 228 (24.18%) Cisco Certification
16 220 (23.33%) ITIL
17 218 (23.12%) CCNA
18 217 (23.01%) Cisco
19 211 (22.38%) Firewall
20 208 (22.06%) DNS
20 208 (22.06%) HP
21 203 (21.53%) MCP
22 193 (20.47%) SAN
23 188 (19.94%) Exchange Server 2010
24 183 (19.41%) Hyper-V
25 180 (19.09%) SQL
26 175 (18.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
27 170 (18.03%) MCTS
28 165 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
29 153 (16.22%) DHCP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 357 (37.86%) MS Exchange
2 188 (19.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 150 (15.91%) SharePoint
4 122 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 113 (11.98%) Lync
6 106 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 94 (9.97%) IIS
8 75 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2003
9 54 (5.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 38 (4.03%) SharePoint 2010
11 37 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2000
12 31 (3.29%) SharePoint 2013
13 21 (2.23%) Tomcat
14 12 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
15 11 (1.17%) GroupWise
15 11 (1.17%) Lotus Domino
16 8 (0.85%) Apache
16 8 (0.85%) Documentum
17 7 (0.74%) WebLogic
17 7 (0.74%) Moodle
Applications
1 406 (43.05%) MS Excel
2 147 (15.59%) MS Office
3 9 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.53%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 73 (7.74%) Office 365
2 70 (7.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.59%) IaaS
4 13 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.64%) SaaS
7 4 (0.42%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 211 (22.38%) Firewall
2 208 (22.06%) DNS
3 193 (20.47%) SAN
4 153 (16.22%) DHCP
5 138 (14.63%) TCP/IP
6 102 (10.82%) WAN
7 96 (10.18%) LAN
8 73 (7.74%) Wireless
9 70 (7.42%) VPN
10 69 (7.32%) Internet
11 40 (4.24%) VoIP
12 37 (3.92%) Network Security
13 26 (2.76%) NAS
14 24 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (1.91%) Ethernet
16 17 (1.80%) SSL
16 17 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
17 16 (1.70%) SMTP
17 16 (1.70%) Unified Communications
18 15 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (25.77%) SQL Server
2 45 (4.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 32 (3.39%) MySQL
5 25 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 20 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.85%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.74%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.53%) QlikView
12 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.42%) DTS
13 4 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (1.80%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 56 (5.94%) Finance
2 21 (2.23%) Telecoms
3 19 (2.01%) German Language
4 12 (1.27%) Legal
5 10 (1.06%) French Language
6 9 (0.95%) Retail
7 7 (0.74%) Italian Language
8 6 (0.64%) Spanish Language
8 6 (0.64%) Marketing
9 5 (0.53%) Banking
10 4 (0.42%) Law
11 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.32%) Billing
12 2 (0.21%) Advertising
12 2 (0.21%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 189 (20.04%) Support Engineer
2 155 (16.44%) Analyst
3 123 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 120 (12.73%) Consultant
5 86 (9.12%) Support Analyst
6 80 (8.48%) Architect
7 79 (8.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 76 (8.06%) IT Support
9 71 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support
10 58 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 51 (5.41%) Administrator
12 47 (4.98%) Technical Consultant
13 45 (4.77%) Service Analyst
14 44 (4.67%) Service Desk Analyst
15 39 (4.14%) Technical Support
16 36 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 34 (3.61%) Applications Support
18 31 (3.29%) Technical Architect
19 29 (3.08%) IT Support Engineer
19 29 (3.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.97%) .NET
2 23 (2.44%) HTML
3 21 (2.23%) ASP.NET
4 19 (2.01%) LAMP
5 17 (1.80%) HTML5
6 13 (1.38%) Web Services
7 12 (1.27%) XML
7 12 (1.27%) Software Packaging
8 11 (1.17%) jQuery
8 11 (1.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (1.06%) Ajax
9 10 (1.06%) XSLT
9 10 (1.06%) ODBC
10 7 (0.74%) Application Packaging
11 6 (0.64%) SAML
11 6 (0.64%) WCF
12 4 (0.42%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 4 (0.42%) Flash
12 4 (0.42%) XHTML
12 4 (0.42%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 73 (7.74%) Blackberry
2 69 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (6.79%) Clustering
4 54 (5.73%) Management Information System
5 48 (5.09%) Thin Client
5 48 (5.09%) Fat Client
6 25 (2.65%) LIMS
7 23 (2.44%) Computer Science
8 18 (1.91%) Replication
9 16 (1.70%) iPhone
10 15 (1.59%) Firmware
11 14 (1.48%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.48%) CESG
12 11 (1.17%) Kindle
13 10 (1.06%) PKI
13 10 (1.06%) Celerra
13 10 (1.06%) CLARiiON
14 9 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
15 8 (0.85%) EqualLogic
16 6 (0.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 703 (74.55%) Windows
2 388 (41.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 262 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 165 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 143 (15.16%) Windows 7
6 104 (11.03%) Linux
7 103 (10.92%) Windows 8
8 71 (7.53%) Windows XP
9 62 (6.57%) Windows Vista
10 42 (4.45%) Windows 2000 Server
11 40 (4.24%) Mac OS X
12 33 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 24 (2.55%) UNIX
14 21 (2.23%) Android
15 14 (1.48%) Windows 2000
16 12 (1.27%) SUSE
17 10 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
18 9 (0.95%) Solaris
19 7 (0.74%) HPUX
20 5 (0.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (23.33%) ITIL
2 71 (7.53%) Mentoring
3 60 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 60 (6.36%) Problem Management
4 52 (5.51%) Service Delivery
5 49 (5.20%) Migration
6 46 (4.88%) Configuration Management
7 45 (4.77%) Project Management
8 44 (4.67%) Service Management
9 40 (4.24%) Load Balancing
10 37 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (3.71%) Change Management
12 30 (3.18%) Performance Tuning
13 29 (3.08%) PRINCE2
14 27 (2.86%) Incident Management
15 26 (2.76%) Coaching
16 23 (2.44%) Software Engineering
17 20 (2.12%) Requirements Analysis
17 20 (2.12%) Workflow
18 19 (2.01%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 180 (19.09%) SQL
2 29 (3.08%) PowerShell
3 22 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 21 (2.23%) C#
5 17 (1.80%) C
6 13 (1.38%) T-SQL
7 12 (1.27%) VBScript
8 9 (0.95%) Perl
9 7 (0.74%) VB
10 6 (0.64%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.42%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.42%) Java
12 3 (0.32%) C++
12 3 (0.32%) VBA
13 2 (0.21%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 943 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 381 (40.40%) MCITP
3 264 (28.00%) MCSA
4 228 (24.18%) Cisco Certification
5 218 (23.12%) CCNA
6 203 (21.53%) MCP
7 175 (18.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 170 (18.03%) MCTS
9 132 (14.00%) Degree
10 81 (8.59%) Citrix Certification
11 75 (7.95%) CCA
12 72 (7.64%) CCNP
13 56 (5.94%) Security Cleared
14 46 (4.88%) VCAP
15 39 (4.14%) SC Cleared
16 26 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
17 24 (2.55%) Network+ Certification
18 21 (2.23%) CEH
18 21 (2.23%) A+ Certification
18 21 (2.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (11.03%) SLA
2 18 (1.91%) ISO 9001
3 12 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.17%) QA
5 6 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.32%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.32%) COBIT
7 2 (0.21%) HL7
7 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 431 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 302 (32.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 183 (19.41%) Hyper-V
4 69 (7.32%) vSphere
5 60 (6.36%) XenApp
6 52 (5.51%) XenDesktop
7 50 (5.30%) UAG
8 38 (4.03%) Forefront TMG
9 32 (3.39%) VMware ESX
10 21 (2.23%) XenServer
11 20 (2.12%) ISA Server
12 19 (2.01%) Terminal Services
13 18 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
14 16 (1.70%) vCloud
15 12 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
16 11 (1.17%) Terminal Server
17 10 (1.06%) IAG
18 9 (0.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 7 (0.74%) VMware Server
19 7 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 108 (11.45%) SCCM
2 69 (7.32%) Backup Exec
3 52 (5.51%) SCOM
4 41 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 16 (1.70%) WSUS
6 14 (1.48%) NetBackup
7 12 (1.27%) SCVMM
8 11 (1.17%) SolarWinds Orion
8 11 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (0.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 8 (0.85%) SCSM
11 6 (0.64%) XenMobile
11 6 (0.64%) Foglight
12 4 (0.42%) Nessus
12 4 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.42%) SCOrch
13 3 (0.32%) SCDPM
13 3 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (0.32%) Nagios
14 2 (0.21%) AppManager
Vendors
1 659 (69.88%) Microsoft
2 467 (49.52%) VMware
3 289 (30.65%) Citrix
4 217 (23.01%) Cisco
5 208 (22.06%) HP
6 104 (11.03%) Apple
7 85 (9.01%) EMC
8 76 (8.06%) Juniper
9 75 (7.95%) Symantec
10 67 (7.10%) Oracle
11 66 (7.00%) Veeam
12 60 (6.36%) Dell
13 59 (6.26%) NetApp
14 51 (5.41%) Meru Networks
15 42 (4.45%) Avaya
16 39 (4.14%) Red Hat
17 35 (3.71%) F5
18 34 (3.61%) SolarWinds
19 27 (2.86%) CheckPoint
19 27 (2.86%) IBM
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Car Allowance, Private Health, Pension, Life C
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £26k - 32k per year + Pension and Healthcare and
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + £1000 bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £28,000 to £32,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Milton Keynes Service Partnership
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 to £70000 per annum - Pension, Health plan, Life Assurance, 25
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car,Laptop,Phone
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £24k - £28k per annum + £1k Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £30k - £36k per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £20,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Roc Search
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits, 36 Hour Week
Posted: 5 days ago