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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
England / South East
Rank 183 200 135
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -65
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 233 299 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.57% 1.57% 2.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.63% 4.99% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 200 272 421
Median salary £37,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,079
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

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
4138 5991 6691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 27.88% 31.48% 32.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3334 4860 5214
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +36 70 £37,500 -2.59% 7
Berkshire +31 42 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Hampshire -34 40 £50,000 +17.64% 12
Buckinghamshire +29 19 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Kent -2 17 £25,000 -21.87% 3
Oxfordshire +18 15 £32,500 -13.33% 2
West Sussex +13 15 £38,750 -13.88%
East Sussex +13 13 £32,275 -35.45%
Middlesex - 1 £37,500 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 457 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 331 (72.43%) Windows
3 314 (68.71%) Microsoft
4 285 (62.36%) Active Directory
5 242 (52.95%) VMware
6 193 (42.23%) Windows Server
7 182 (39.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 164 (35.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 162 (35.45%) Cisco Certification
10 155 (33.92%) MS Excel
11 153 (33.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 149 (32.60%) MCSA
12 149 (32.60%) CCNA
13 145 (31.73%) Hyper-V
14 132 (28.88%) SQL Server
15 130 (28.45%) Cisco
16 122 (26.70%) MS Exchange
17 121 (26.48%) Firewall
18 114 (24.95%) MCP
19 111 (24.29%) SQL
19 111 (24.29%) SAN
20 107 (23.41%) ITIL
21 105 (22.98%) Office 365
22 96 (21.01%) DNS
23 87 (19.04%) LAN
24 84 (18.38%) WAN
25 83 (18.16%) DHCP
26 82 (17.94%) Citrix
27 79 (17.29%) HP
28 76 (16.63%) Exchange Server 2013

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
1 122 (26.70%) MS Exchange
2 76 (16.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 54 (11.82%) SharePoint
4 51 (11.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 42 (9.19%) IIS
6 29 (6.35%) Skype for Business
7 26 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (4.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (2.84%) Apache
9 13 (2.84%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (2.63%) IBM Notes
10 12 (2.63%) Tomcat
10 12 (2.63%) WebLogic
10 12 (2.63%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.88%) DataSynapse
12 4 (0.88%) SAS
13 3 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.66%) Documentum
13 3 (0.66%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 155 (33.92%) MS Excel
2 65 (14.22%) MS Office
3 21 (4.60%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 105 (22.98%) Office 365
2 70 (15.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.31%) SaaS
5 5 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.66%) IaaS
7 2 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.44%) Yammer
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.22%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.22%) G Suite
8 1 (0.22%) PaaS
8 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 121 (26.48%) Firewall
2 111 (24.29%) SAN
3 96 (21.01%) DNS
4 87 (19.04%) LAN
5 84 (18.38%) WAN
6 83 (18.16%) DHCP
7 59 (12.91%) TCP/IP
8 29 (6.35%) VPN
9 23 (5.03%) VLAN
9 23 (5.03%) VoIP
10 17 (3.72%) Network Security
11 16 (3.50%) Wireless
12 15 (3.28%) Skype
13 13 (2.84%) Intrusion Detection
13 13 (2.84%) NAS
14 12 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (2.63%) HTTP
14 12 (2.63%) Internet
15 11 (2.41%) SMTP
16 10 (2.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (28.88%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.41%) SQL Server 2016
5 10 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (0.88%) OLAP
8 4 (0.88%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (0.66%) InfluxDB
9 3 (0.66%) MySQL
10 2 (0.44%) Big Data
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.22%) DTS
11 1 (0.22%) Redis
11 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (2.19%) JIRA
2 6 (1.31%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.09%) WinDbg
4 4 (0.88%) MSI
General
1 57 (12.47%) Finance
2 11 (2.41%) French Language
3 10 (2.19%) Billing
3 10 (2.19%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.97%) Legal
5 8 (1.75%) German Language
5 8 (1.75%) Portuguese Language
5 8 (1.75%) Spanish Language
6 7 (1.53%) Electronics
7 6 (1.31%) Back Office
7 6 (1.31%) Retail
8 4 (0.88%) Games
8 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.88%) Military
9 3 (0.66%) Advertising
9 3 (0.66%) Law
10 2 (0.44%) Automotive
10 2 (0.44%) Local Government
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 114 (24.95%) Support Engineer
2 80 (17.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 54 (11.82%) Analyst
4 46 (10.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 44 (9.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 44 (9.63%) Consultant
6 41 (8.97%) Architect
7 40 (8.75%) Administrator
8 35 (7.66%) 2nd Line Support
9 34 (7.44%) IT Engineer
10 32 (7.00%) IT Support
11 31 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 30 (6.56%) Support Analyst
13 29 (6.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 29 (6.35%) Infrastructure Support
13 29 (6.35%) Technical Support
14 27 (5.91%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 25 (5.47%) Windows Engineer
16 24 (5.25%) Technical Architect
17 22 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.28%) Web Services
2 12 (2.63%) Software Packaging
3 10 (2.19%) Regular Expression
4 9 (1.97%) .NET
5 8 (1.75%) HTML
5 8 (1.75%) jQuery
6 7 (1.53%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.53%) CSS
7 4 (0.88%) CSS3
7 4 (0.88%) HTML5
7 4 (0.88%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 3 (0.66%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.16%) Data Centre
2 50 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (7.66%) Clustering
4 21 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 20 (4.38%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.72%) Driving Licence
7 15 (3.28%) Replication
8 13 (2.84%) EMC VNX
9 9 (1.97%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.75%) iPhone
10 8 (1.75%) PKI
11 7 (1.53%) iPad
11 7 (1.53%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.31%) N-Tier
13 5 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
14 3 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
14 3 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (0.66%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 331 (72.43%) Windows
2 193 (42.23%) Windows Server
3 164 (35.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 153 (33.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (12.25%) Linux
5 56 (12.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (12.04%) Windows 7
7 24 (5.25%) Windows 10
8 21 (4.60%) Windows 8
9 20 (4.38%) Mac OS X
10 18 (3.94%) Unix
11 16 (3.50%) Mac OS
12 12 (2.63%) Windows NT
13 10 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (1.97%) Windows XP
15 8 (1.75%) Apple iOS
16 7 (1.53%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.88%) NetWare
17 4 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.66%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (23.41%) ITIL
2 36 (7.88%) PRINCE2
3 35 (7.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 32 (7.00%) High Availability
4 32 (7.00%) Mentoring
5 31 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
6 27 (5.91%) Migration
7 25 (5.47%) Load Balancing
8 23 (5.03%) Service Delivery
9 20 (4.38%) Problem Management
10 19 (4.16%) TOGAF
11 18 (3.94%) Statistics
11 18 (3.94%) Time Management
12 16 (3.50%) Project Management
12 16 (3.50%) Server Patching
13 15 (3.28%) ITIL V3
14 14 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (2.63%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
15 12 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
15 12 (2.63%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (24.29%) SQL
2 46 (10.07%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.41%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.75%) Python
4 8 (1.75%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.75%) VBScript
5 7 (1.53%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.53%) C#
6 6 (1.31%) C
6 6 (1.31%) C++
7 4 (0.88%) VBA
8 3 (0.66%) VB
9 1 (0.22%) Perl
9 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.22%) R
Qualifications
1 457 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 162 (35.45%) Cisco Certification
3 149 (32.60%) CCNA
3 149 (32.60%) MCSA
4 114 (24.95%) MCP
5 74 (16.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 66 (14.44%) MCITP
7 45 (9.85%) Degree
8 29 (6.35%) Citrix Certification
9 28 (6.13%) A+ Certification
10 27 (5.91%) CCA
11 23 (5.03%) CCNP
12 20 (4.38%) CISSP
13 15 (3.28%) MCTS
13 15 (3.28%) Security Cleared
14 12 (2.63%) CEH
14 12 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (2.41%) CompTIA Security+
15 11 (2.41%) Security+ Certification
16 10 (2.19%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.60%) SLA
2 19 (4.16%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) COBIT
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 285 (62.36%) Active Directory
2 182 (39.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (31.73%) Hyper-V
4 46 (10.07%) vSphere
5 29 (6.35%) XenApp
6 23 (5.03%) Terminal Services
7 21 (4.60%) Virtual Servers
8 14 (3.06%) ISA Server
9 11 (2.41%) Forefront TMG
9 11 (2.41%) Virtual Desktop
10 10 (2.19%) Samba
10 10 (2.19%) vCloud
10 10 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (1.97%) UAG
11 9 (1.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 7 (1.53%) Firmware
12 7 (1.53%) VMware ESX
13 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 43 (9.41%) SCCM
2 16 (3.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 11 (2.41%) SCOM
3 11 (2.41%) WSUS
4 9 (1.97%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 7 (1.53%) Backup Exec
5 7 (1.53%) Nessus
6 5 (1.09%) Nmap
7 4 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.88%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.88%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.88%) Sysprep
8 3 (0.66%) Grafana
8 3 (0.66%) Graphite
8 3 (0.66%) Kibana
8 3 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.66%) Nagios
8 3 (0.66%) PowerCLI
9 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.44%) vMotion
Vendors
1 314 (68.71%) Microsoft
2 242 (52.95%) VMware
3 130 (28.45%) Cisco
4 82 (17.94%) Citrix
5 79 (17.29%) HP
6 38 (8.32%) Dell
7 25 (5.47%) Veeam
8 18 (3.94%) Avaya
9 17 (3.72%) Apple
9 17 (3.72%) EMC
10 16 (3.50%) NetApp
11 13 (2.84%) 3PAR
11 13 (2.84%) Oracle
11 13 (2.84%) Red Hat
12 12 (2.63%) F5
12 12 (2.63%) Lotus
12 12 (2.63%) Novell
13 10 (2.19%) Meraki
14 9 (1.97%) Veritas
15 8 (1.75%) Juniper
Wokingham, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 per annum + MCSE training
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Whiteley, Hampshire, UK
Leidos
Posted: 15 days ago
Whiteley, Hampshire, UK
Leidos
Posted: 18 days ago
UK Wide (including Glasgow, London, Whiteley,...
Leidos
Posted: 18 days ago