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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 182 136 153
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +17
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 279 493 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.62% 2.35% 2.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.20% 7.65% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 235 430 368
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,044 £26,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
5367 6445 7256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.16% 30.69% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4352 5211 5532
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 1 October 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +70 98 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Surrey -68 67 £30,250 -28.82% 5
Hampshire -4 47 £42,500 - 5
Buckinghamshire +16 24 £45,000 +41.73% 3
Kent -4 24 £28,500 -25.97% 1
Oxfordshire -8 12 £37,500 - 2
East Sussex - 4 £47,500 -
West Sussex -10 2 £48,750 +62.50% 3
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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.

1 535 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 431 (80.56%) Windows
3 388 (72.52%) Microsoft
4 351 (65.61%) VMware
5 336 (62.80%) Active Directory
6 252 (47.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 252 (47.10%) Windows Server
7 240 (44.86%) MCSA
8 235 (43.93%) MS Exchange
9 215 (40.19%) Cisco
10 207 (38.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 183 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
12 181 (33.83%) MS Excel
13 179 (33.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 178 (33.27%) Hyper-V
15 172 (32.15%) CCNA
16 169 (31.59%) Firewall
17 167 (31.21%) WAN
18 165 (30.84%) LAN
18 165 (30.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 163 (30.47%) MCITP
20 155 (28.97%) DHCP
20 155 (28.97%) DNS
21 153 (28.60%) MCP
22 149 (27.85%) SQL Server
23 145 (27.10%) Office 365
24 142 (26.54%) SAN
25 137 (25.61%) Citrix
26 125 (23.36%) SQL
27 105 (19.63%) TCP/IP

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
1 235 (43.93%) MS Exchange
2 80 (14.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 60 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 55 (10.28%) IIS
5 50 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 38 (7.10%) SharePoint
7 35 (6.54%) Skype for Business
8 29 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (2.24%) Apache
10 10 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (1.87%) OpenStack
11 8 (1.50%) IBM Notes
11 8 (1.50%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.50%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.50%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (1.12%) SAS
13 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.56%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 181 (33.83%) MS Excel
2 85 (15.89%) MS Office
3 11 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 145 (27.10%) Office 365
2 39 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.50%) IaaS
6 6 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.93%) SaaS
8 4 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 169 (31.59%) Firewall
2 167 (31.21%) WAN
3 165 (30.84%) LAN
4 155 (28.97%) DHCP
4 155 (28.97%) DNS
5 142 (26.54%) SAN
6 105 (19.63%) TCP/IP
7 62 (11.59%) VPN
8 38 (7.10%) Internet
9 37 (6.92%) VLAN
10 34 (6.36%) NAS
10 34 (6.36%) VoIP
11 29 (5.42%) Wireless
12 28 (5.23%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (3.36%) HTTP
14 17 (3.18%) WLAN
15 16 (2.99%) MPLS
16 12 (2.24%) Skype
16 12 (2.24%) VPLS
17 11 (2.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (27.85%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.30%) Relational Database
3 19 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (2.99%) Big Data
5 14 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (1.87%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.68%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (1.12%) MySQL
8 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.75%) Redis
10 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.56%) OLAP
10 3 (0.56%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.19%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 74 (13.83%) Finance
2 35 (6.54%) Retail
3 31 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (1.87%) Legal
5 10 (1.87%) Marketing
6 4 (0.75%) French Language
7 2 (0.37%) Advertising
7 2 (0.37%) Back Office
7 2 (0.37%) Billing
7 2 (0.37%) Front Office
7 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.19%) Banking
8 1 (0.19%) German Language
8 1 (0.19%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 122 (22.80%) Support Engineer
2 118 (22.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 66 (12.34%) Analyst
4 65 (12.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 55 (10.28%) 3rd Line Support
6 50 (9.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 49 (9.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 47 (8.79%) VMware Engineer
9 43 (8.04%) Network Engineer
10 40 (7.48%) Infrastructure Support
10 40 (7.48%) Technical Support
11 39 (7.29%) Consultant
11 39 (7.29%) IT Engineer
12 38 (7.10%) Windows Engineer
13 34 (6.36%) IT Support
13 34 (6.36%) Support Analyst
14 33 (6.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 32 (5.98%) Architect
16 30 (5.61%) Technical Engineer
17 29 (5.42%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.11%) .NET
2 13 (2.43%) Regular Expression
2 13 (2.43%) Web Services
3 12 (2.24%) HTML
4 11 (2.06%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (1.50%) CSS
5 8 (1.50%) XHTML
6 7 (1.31%) ODBC
7 6 (1.12%) ZeroMQ
8 3 (0.56%) jQuery
9 2 (0.37%) Middleware
10 1 (0.19%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 70 (13.08%) Data Centre
2 55 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (8.41%) Clustering
4 37 (6.92%) Computer Science
5 24 (4.49%) Management Information System
6 20 (3.74%) FMCG
6 20 (3.74%) Visualisation
7 15 (2.80%) PKI
8 14 (2.62%) Cryptography
8 14 (2.62%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.87%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.87%) iPhone
9 10 (1.87%) Replication
10 8 (1.50%) Statistics
11 7 (1.31%) AS400
11 7 (1.31%) iPad
11 7 (1.31%) IVR
11 7 (1.31%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 431 (80.56%) Windows
2 252 (47.10%) Windows Server
3 207 (38.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 179 (33.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 94 (17.57%) Windows 7
6 93 (17.38%) Linux
7 91 (17.01%) Windows 8
8 60 (11.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 50 (9.35%) Windows 10
10 34 (6.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (6.36%) Windows XP
11 19 (3.55%) Unix
12 18 (3.36%) Mac OS X
13 11 (2.06%) Mac OS
14 8 (1.50%) Windows NT
15 7 (1.31%) CentOS
16 5 (0.93%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.75%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.75%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (17.57%) ITIL
2 37 (6.92%) Presales
2 37 (6.92%) Project Management
3 36 (6.73%) Mentoring
4 30 (5.61%) High Availability
4 30 (5.61%) Load Balancing
5 28 (5.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 26 (4.86%) Migration
7 21 (3.93%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (3.74%) Capacity Planning
8 20 (3.74%) Validation
9 17 (3.18%) Change Control
9 17 (3.18%) Patch Management
10 16 (2.99%) Project Planning
10 16 (2.99%) Server Building
11 14 (2.62%) Capacity Management
11 14 (2.62%) CRM
11 14 (2.62%) Service Delivery
12 13 (2.43%) Document Management
13 12 (2.24%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (23.36%) SQL
2 46 (8.60%) PowerShell
3 29 (5.42%) Perl
4 25 (4.67%) C#
5 20 (3.74%) Python
6 12 (2.24%) Bash Shell
7 11 (2.06%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.87%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.68%) VB
10 6 (1.12%) C
10 6 (1.12%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.12%) R
10 6 (1.12%) VBScript
11 2 (0.37%) Java
12 1 (0.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 535 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 240 (44.86%) MCSA
3 183 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
4 172 (32.15%) CCNA
5 165 (30.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 163 (30.47%) MCITP
7 153 (28.60%) MCP
8 67 (12.52%) Degree
9 51 (9.53%) Citrix Certification
10 48 (8.97%) CCA
11 44 (8.22%) CCNP
11 44 (8.22%) MCTS
12 24 (4.49%) RHCSA
13 23 (4.30%) Security Cleared
14 20 (3.74%) CISSP
15 17 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (2.99%) A+ Certification
17 15 (2.80%) RHCA
17 15 (2.80%) SC Cleared
18 14 (2.62%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.04%) PCI DSS
2 30 (5.61%) SLA
3 14 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (1.87%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.56%) GPG13
System Software
1 336 (62.80%) Active Directory
2 252 (47.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 178 (33.27%) Hyper-V
4 87 (16.26%) vSphere
5 73 (13.64%) XenApp
6 37 (6.92%) Virtual Servers
7 27 (5.05%) vCloud
8 26 (4.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 26 (4.86%) Virtual Machines
9 21 (3.93%) XenDesktop
10 19 (3.55%) Terminal Services
11 18 (3.36%) Virtual Desktop
12 14 (2.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 11 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (1.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 10 (1.87%) Xen
15 7 (1.31%) Samba
16 5 (0.93%) Firmware
16 5 (0.93%) NFS
17 4 (0.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 56 (10.47%) SCCM
2 23 (4.30%) WSUS
3 20 (3.74%) SCOM
4 14 (2.62%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 13 (2.43%) SCVMM
6 12 (2.24%) Backup Exec
7 11 (2.06%) Nagios
8 10 (1.87%) Simpana
9 9 (1.68%) vMotion
10 8 (1.50%) Failover Clustering
10 8 (1.50%) Nessus
11 7 (1.31%) NetBackup
11 7 (1.31%) Nmap
11 7 (1.31%) SCSM
12 6 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (0.75%) PowerCLI
14 3 (0.56%) vRealize
15 2 (0.37%) FortiGate
15 2 (0.37%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 388 (72.52%) Microsoft
2 351 (65.61%) VMware
3 215 (40.19%) Cisco
4 137 (25.61%) Citrix
5 64 (11.96%) HP
6 46 (8.60%) Red Hat
7 28 (5.23%) Oracle
8 27 (5.05%) Avaya
9 24 (4.49%) Veeam
10 23 (4.30%) IBM
11 22 (4.11%) Apple
12 21 (3.93%) Dell
13 18 (3.36%) SolarWinds
14 16 (2.99%) F5
15 15 (2.80%) NetApp
16 14 (2.62%) Veritas
17 11 (2.06%) Juniper
17 11 (2.06%) Meraki
18 10 (1.87%) CommVault
18 10 (1.87%) EMC
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