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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
England / South East
Rank 197 188 140
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -48
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 216 316 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.45% 1.64% 2.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.04% 5.26% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 181 298 404
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 £27,000 £29,295
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

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
4288 6011 6813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.72% 31.26% 32.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3439 4879 5208
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +3 54 £36,500 -12.04% 13
Berkshire +19 38 £45,000 -25.00% 5
Hampshire -27 37 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Kent -12 23 £25,000 -20.63% 3
West Sussex +5 19 £38,750 -22.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 18 £30,000 -14.28% 1
East Sussex +23 14 £32,320 +24.30%
Oxfordshire +30 11 £32,500 +22.64% 3
Middlesex - 1 £37,500 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 492 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 363 (73.78%) Windows
3 330 (67.07%) Microsoft
4 302 (61.38%) Active Directory
5 274 (55.69%) VMware
6 211 (42.89%) Windows Server
7 204 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 192 (39.02%) MCSA
9 181 (36.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 176 (35.77%) Cisco Certification
11 173 (35.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 161 (32.72%) MS Excel
13 160 (32.52%) CCNA
14 159 (32.32%) Cisco
15 158 (32.11%) Hyper-V
16 150 (30.49%) MS Exchange
17 144 (29.27%) SQL Server
18 140 (28.46%) Firewall
19 134 (27.24%) SAN
20 132 (26.83%) MCP
21 112 (22.76%) DNS
22 111 (22.56%) ITIL
23 104 (21.14%) Office 365
24 101 (20.53%) SQL
25 100 (20.33%) DHCP
26 99 (20.12%) LAN
27 98 (19.92%) MCITP
28 96 (19.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
28 96 (19.51%) WAN
29 92 (18.70%) Citrix

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
1 150 (30.49%) MS Exchange
2 86 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 56 (11.38%) SharePoint
4 55 (11.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 53 (10.77%) IIS
6 41 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (4.27%) Skype for Business
8 18 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 15 (3.05%) Apache
10 13 (2.64%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
11 11 (2.24%) IBM Notes
11 11 (2.24%) Tomcat
11 11 (2.24%) WebLogic
11 11 (2.24%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (1.22%) SAS
14 3 (0.61%) Documentum
14 3 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.61%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 161 (32.72%) MS Excel
2 65 (13.21%) MS Office
3 22 (4.47%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 104 (21.14%) Office 365
2 63 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.22%) SaaS
6 5 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.61%) IaaS
9 2 (0.41%) Yammer
10 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 140 (28.46%) Firewall
2 134 (27.24%) SAN
3 112 (22.76%) DNS
4 100 (20.33%) DHCP
5 99 (20.12%) LAN
6 96 (19.51%) WAN
7 74 (15.04%) TCP/IP
8 40 (8.13%) VPN
9 27 (5.49%) VoIP
10 24 (4.88%) Internet
10 24 (4.88%) Wireless
11 21 (4.27%) VLAN
12 17 (3.46%) NAS
13 15 (3.05%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (3.05%) Network Security
14 14 (2.85%) SMTP
15 12 (2.44%) HTTP
16 11 (2.24%) Intrusion Detection
16 11 (2.24%) Skype
17 7 (1.42%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (1.83%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (1.42%) Big Data
8 6 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.02%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.81%) MySQL
10 4 (0.81%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.81%) OLAP
10 4 (0.81%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (0.81%) Redis
11 3 (0.61%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.61%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 6 (1.22%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.02%) WinDbg
3 4 (0.81%) JIRA
4 3 (0.61%) MSI
5 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (14.02%) Finance
2 18 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.03%) Billing
4 9 (1.83%) Legal
5 8 (1.63%) French Language
6 6 (1.22%) Back Office
6 6 (1.22%) Retail
7 5 (1.02%) Electronics
7 5 (1.02%) German Language
7 5 (1.02%) Portuguese Language
7 5 (1.02%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.81%) Games
8 4 (0.81%) Military
8 4 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.61%) Advertising
10 2 (0.41%) Automotive
10 2 (0.41%) Law
10 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 122 (24.80%) Support Engineer
2 90 (18.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 58 (11.79%) Analyst
4 56 (11.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 53 (10.77%) 3rd Line Support
6 46 (9.35%) Architect
7 43 (8.74%) Consultant
8 40 (8.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 38 (7.72%) Administrator
10 34 (6.91%) IT Engineer
11 33 (6.71%) 2nd Line Support
11 33 (6.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 33 (6.71%) Infrastructure Support
11 33 (6.71%) Support Analyst
11 33 (6.71%) Technical Support
12 30 (6.10%) IT Support
12 30 (6.10%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 29 (5.89%) Technical Architect
14 28 (5.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 24 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.25%) Web Services
2 11 (2.24%) Software Packaging
3 9 (1.83%) Regular Expression
4 8 (1.63%) .NET
5 7 (1.42%) HTML
5 7 (1.42%) jQuery
6 4 (0.81%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.61%) CSS
7 3 (0.61%) CSS3
7 3 (0.61%) HTML5
7 3 (0.61%) ODBC
7 3 (0.61%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 72 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 56 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (7.93%) Clustering
4 31 (6.30%) Management Information System
5 26 (5.28%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.64%) Driving Licence
6 13 (2.64%) Replication
6 13 (2.64%) Statistics
7 11 (2.24%) PKI
8 10 (2.03%) EMC VNX
8 10 (2.03%) iPhone
9 9 (1.83%) Blackberry
9 9 (1.83%) iPad
10 8 (1.63%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.42%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.42%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (1.02%) Freedom of Information
14 4 (0.81%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 363 (73.78%) Windows
2 211 (42.89%) Windows Server
3 181 (36.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 173 (35.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 75 (15.24%) Windows 7
6 73 (14.84%) Linux
7 67 (13.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (7.93%) Windows 8
9 28 (5.69%) Windows 10
10 22 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (4.07%) Mac OS X
11 20 (4.07%) Unix
12 15 (3.05%) Mac OS
13 13 (2.64%) Windows XP
14 11 (2.24%) Windows NT
15 8 (1.63%) Apple iOS
16 6 (1.22%) CentOS
17 4 (0.81%) NetWare
17 4 (0.81%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (22.56%) ITIL
2 42 (8.54%) Mentoring
3 41 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 35 (7.11%) PRINCE2
5 32 (6.50%) High Availability
5 32 (6.50%) Load Balancing
6 29 (5.89%) Performance Tuning
7 24 (4.88%) Migration
7 24 (4.88%) Problem Management
7 24 (4.88%) Project Management
8 23 (4.67%) Service Delivery
8 23 (4.67%) Time Management
9 19 (3.86%) Presales
9 19 (3.86%) TOGAF
10 18 (3.66%) ITIL V3
11 16 (3.25%) Validation
12 15 (3.05%) Change Control
12 15 (3.05%) Project Planning
13 14 (2.85%) Patch Management
14 13 (2.64%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 101 (20.53%) SQL
2 48 (9.76%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.44%) VBScript
4 10 (2.03%) C#
5 9 (1.83%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.42%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.42%) Python
7 5 (1.02%) VB
8 4 (0.81%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.81%) C
8 4 (0.81%) C++
8 4 (0.81%) Perl
8 4 (0.81%) VBA
9 3 (0.61%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 492 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 192 (39.02%) MCSA
3 176 (35.77%) Cisco Certification
4 160 (32.52%) CCNA
5 132 (26.83%) MCP
6 98 (19.92%) MCITP
7 96 (19.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 55 (11.18%) Degree
9 36 (7.32%) Citrix Certification
10 33 (6.71%) A+ Certification
10 33 (6.71%) CCA
11 31 (6.30%) CCNP
12 25 (5.08%) MCTS
13 21 (4.27%) CISSP
13 21 (4.27%) Security Cleared
14 13 (2.64%) SC Cleared
14 13 (2.64%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (2.24%) CEH
16 10 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (2.03%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.88%) PCI DSS
2 23 (4.67%) SLA
3 5 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 302 (61.38%) Active Directory
2 204 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 158 (32.11%) Hyper-V
4 56 (11.38%) vSphere
5 41 (8.33%) XenApp
6 27 (5.49%) Virtual Servers
7 24 (4.88%) Terminal Services
8 16 (3.25%) vCloud
9 14 (2.85%) ISA Server
9 14 (2.85%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (2.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 11 (2.24%) Forefront TMG
11 11 (2.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (1.83%) Samba
12 9 (1.83%) UAG
12 9 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
13 7 (1.42%) Firmware
13 7 (1.42%) VMware ESX
14 6 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
15 5 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (9.55%) SCCM
2 16 (3.25%) Microsoft Clustering
3 14 (2.85%) SCOM
4 13 (2.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 12 (2.44%) WSUS
6 10 (2.03%) Backup Exec
7 9 (1.83%) Nessus
8 7 (1.42%) Nmap
9 5 (1.02%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.81%) PowerCLI
10 4 (0.81%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.61%) Grafana
11 3 (0.61%) Graphite
11 3 (0.61%) Kibana
11 3 (0.61%) Sysprep
12 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (0.41%) vMotion
12 2 (0.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 330 (67.07%) Microsoft
2 274 (55.69%) VMware
3 159 (32.32%) Cisco
4 92 (18.70%) Citrix
5 88 (17.89%) HP
6 38 (7.72%) Dell
7 28 (5.69%) Red Hat
8 27 (5.49%) Veeam
9 25 (5.08%) Apple
10 20 (4.07%) Avaya
11 18 (3.66%) NetApp
12 16 (3.25%) EMC
13 15 (3.05%) Oracle
14 14 (2.85%) 3PAR
15 13 (2.64%) Veritas
16 12 (2.44%) F5
17 11 (2.24%) Lotus
17 11 (2.24%) Meraki
17 11 (2.24%) Novell
17 11 (2.24%) SolarWinds
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