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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 146 142 148
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 441 452 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.05% 1.89% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.56% 5.78% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 365 389 368
Average salary £42,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.30% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,834
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.97%
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
6721 7822 7498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.20% 32.66% 32.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5069 6138 5968
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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
Berkshire +5 134 £55,000 +48.64% 12
Hampshire +33 92 £42,500 +28.15% 9
Surrey -19 82 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Kent +23 37 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 32 £37,500 -11.76% 9
East Sussex - 23 £37,500 - 1
West Sussex +7 22 £35,000 +12.00% 1
Oxfordshire +2 11 £52,500 +72.13% 1
Middlesex -2 2 £34,500 +0.72%
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 895 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 705 (78.77%) Windows
3 650 (72.63%) Microsoft
4 501 (55.98%) VMware
5 429 (47.93%) Active Directory
6 374 (41.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 367 (41.01%) MS Excel
8 318 (35.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 295 (32.96%) MCITP
10 290 (32.40%) Cisco
11 284 (31.73%) ITIL
12 277 (30.95%) MS Exchange
13 264 (29.50%) HP
14 258 (28.83%) Cisco Certification
14 258 (28.83%) Firewall
15 243 (27.15%) CCNA
16 227 (25.36%) MCSA
17 226 (25.25%) Windows Server 2012
18 224 (25.03%) Citrix
19 206 (23.02%) MCP
20 202 (22.57%) TCP/IP
21 196 (21.90%) Windows Server 2003
21 196 (21.90%) Hyper-V
22 189 (21.12%) SQL Server
23 188 (21.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 178 (19.89%) SQL
25 168 (18.77%) DNS
26 156 (17.43%) SAN
27 151 (16.87%) vSphere
28 149 (16.65%) MS Office

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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
1 277 (30.95%) MS Exchange
2 144 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 120 (13.41%) SharePoint
4 112 (12.51%) Lync
5 90 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 84 (9.39%) IIS
7 80 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 42 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 40 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2000
10 27 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2003
11 16 (1.79%) SAS
12 11 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.89%) Office Communications Server
14 8 (0.89%) Commerce Server
14 8 (0.89%) CMS
15 5 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.45%) IBM Notes
16 4 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.45%) GroupWise
Applications
1 367 (41.01%) MS Excel
2 149 (16.65%) MS Office
3 27 (3.02%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.56%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.45%) S-PLUS
5 4 (0.45%) MS Project
6 3 (0.34%) Mingle
6 3 (0.34%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 122 (13.63%) Office 365
2 61 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (3.58%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (3.13%) IaaS
5 26 (2.91%) PaaS
6 20 (2.23%) SaaS
7 14 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 258 (28.83%) Firewall
2 202 (22.57%) TCP/IP
3 168 (18.77%) DNS
4 156 (17.43%) SAN
5 123 (13.74%) LAN
6 122 (13.63%) WAN
7 111 (12.40%) DHCP
8 76 (8.49%) VPN
9 58 (6.48%) VoIP
10 52 (5.81%) NAS
11 38 (4.25%) Unified Communications
12 34 (3.80%) MPLS
13 29 (3.24%) Internet
14 26 (2.91%) iSCSI
15 25 (2.79%) Fibre Channel
16 22 (2.46%) Wireless
17 20 (2.23%) SSL
18 19 (2.12%) VLAN
19 14 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
20 13 (1.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (21.12%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (2.23%) DB2
3 20 (2.23%) SQL Server 2000
4 19 (2.12%) Oracle Database
5 18 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (1.79%) Big Data
7 13 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (1.12%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.45%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (0.34%) Neo4j
11 3 (0.34%) RavenDB
11 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.34%) Visual Studio
1 3 (0.34%) NUnit
1 3 (0.34%) TeamCity
1 3 (0.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.34%) MSTest
1 3 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.11%) Apache Ivy
General
1 85 (9.50%) Finance
2 26 (2.91%) Telecoms
3 17 (1.90%) Legal
4 16 (1.79%) Dutch Language
4 16 (1.79%) German Language
4 16 (1.79%) Italian Language
4 16 (1.79%) Spanish Language
5 12 (1.34%) Retail
5 12 (1.34%) Back Office
6 10 (1.12%) Automotive
6 10 (1.12%) Billing
7 7 (0.78%) Banking
8 6 (0.67%) Electronics
9 5 (0.56%) Publishing
10 3 (0.34%) Local Government
10 3 (0.34%) Advertising
11 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.22%) Games
11 2 (0.22%) Military
11 2 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 170 (18.99%) Support Engineer
2 163 (18.21%) Consultant
3 121 (13.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 72 (8.04%) Architect
5 64 (7.15%) Analyst
5 64 (7.15%) 2nd Line Support
6 60 (6.70%) Technical Consultant
7 56 (6.26%) Systems Engineer
8 53 (5.92%) IT Support
9 52 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support
10 47 (5.25%) Support Analyst
11 46 (5.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 37 (4.13%) Support Consultant
13 36 (4.02%) Senior Consultant
14 31 (3.46%) Technical Manager
15 30 (3.35%) IT Consultant
16 29 (3.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 27 (3.02%) Senior Technical Consultant
17 27 (3.02%) Desktop Support
18 25 (2.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (4.13%) .NET
2 20 (2.23%) Regular Expression
3 18 (2.01%) Software Packaging
4 12 (1.34%) Application Packaging
5 9 (1.01%) Web Services
6 8 (0.89%) ODBC
6 8 (0.89%) HTML
6 8 (0.89%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.56%) COM
7 5 (0.56%) CSS
8 4 (0.45%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.45%) Middleware
9 3 (0.34%) Silverlight
9 3 (0.34%) RESTful
9 3 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.34%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.22%) Flash
10 2 (0.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (8.83%) Management Information System
2 74 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (7.49%) Clustering
4 60 (6.70%) Blackberry
5 53 (5.92%) Thin Client
5 53 (5.92%) Fat Client
6 45 (5.03%) Private Cloud
7 43 (4.80%) Computer Science
8 28 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
9 19 (2.12%) iSeries
9 19 (2.12%) BYOD
10 18 (2.01%) Replication
11 17 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.68%) PKI
13 14 (1.56%) iPad
14 12 (1.34%) iPhone
15 11 (1.23%) Statistics
16 9 (1.01%) N-Tier
17 7 (0.78%) CMDB
17 7 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 705 (78.77%) Windows
2 318 (35.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 226 (25.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 196 (21.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 147 (16.42%) Windows 7
6 107 (11.96%) Linux
7 98 (10.95%) Windows 8
8 66 (7.37%) Windows Vista
9 65 (7.26%) Windows XP
10 64 (7.15%) Windows 2000 Server
11 48 (5.36%) UNIX
12 46 (5.14%) Mac OS X
13 19 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (2.12%) VMS
14 15 (1.68%) Windows 2000
15 9 (1.01%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.89%) Android
17 7 (0.78%) CentOS
18 5 (0.56%) Windows NT
18 5 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (31.73%) ITIL
2 88 (9.83%) Problem Management
3 78 (8.72%) Service Delivery
4 70 (7.82%) Migration
5 58 (6.48%) Mentoring
6 55 (6.15%) Project Management
7 53 (5.92%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (4.80%) Change Management
9 42 (4.69%) Service Management
10 40 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
10 40 (4.47%) TOGAF
11 39 (4.36%) CRM
12 37 (4.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 36 (4.02%) PRINCE2
13 36 (4.02%) Load Balancing
14 28 (3.13%) Configuration Management
15 27 (3.02%) Capacity Planning
15 27 (3.02%) Incident Management
16 21 (2.35%) Data Protection
17 19 (2.12%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 178 (19.89%) SQL
2 65 (7.26%) PowerShell
3 29 (3.24%) C
4 20 (2.23%) VBA
5 19 (2.12%) Perl
6 12 (1.34%) Java
6 12 (1.34%) VBScript
7 11 (1.23%) C#
8 7 (0.78%) C++
9 3 (0.34%) VB
9 3 (0.34%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.22%) Python
10 2 (0.22%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 895 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 295 (32.96%) MCITP
3 258 (28.83%) Cisco Certification
4 243 (27.15%) CCNA
5 227 (25.36%) MCSA
6 206 (23.02%) MCP
7 188 (21.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 113 (12.63%) Degree
9 93 (10.39%) Citrix Certification
10 91 (10.17%) CCA
11 90 (10.06%) Security Cleared
12 80 (8.94%) SC Cleared
13 66 (7.37%) MCTS
14 58 (6.48%) DV Cleared
15 42 (4.69%) CCNP
16 32 (3.58%) CISSP
17 31 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
18 22 (2.46%) MCDST
18 22 (2.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 20 (2.23%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (10.28%) SLA
2 45 (5.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (3.24%) PCI DSS
4 26 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (1.56%) ISO 9001
6 11 (1.23%) GPG13
7 9 (1.01%) COBIT
8 5 (0.56%) QA
9 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 429 (47.93%) Active Directory
2 374 (41.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 196 (21.90%) Hyper-V
4 151 (16.87%) vSphere
5 74 (8.27%) XenApp
6 53 (5.92%) vCloud
7 49 (5.47%) VMware ESX
8 25 (2.79%) XenDesktop
9 23 (2.57%) ISA Server
10 22 (2.46%) Terminal Services
11 18 (2.01%) Forefront TMG
12 13 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (1.23%) UAG
14 10 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 9 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 5 (0.56%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 4 (0.45%) XenServer
18 3 (0.34%) Samba
Systems Management
1 82 (9.16%) SCCM
2 49 (5.47%) SCOM
2 49 (5.47%) Backup Exec
3 23 (2.57%) WSUS
4 21 (2.35%) Legato
5 19 (2.12%) NetBackup
6 14 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
7 13 (1.45%) SCVMM
8 12 (1.34%) HP Data Protector
9 9 (1.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 9 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 9 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.78%) WMI
11 6 (0.67%) DameWare
11 6 (0.67%) Windows Intune
12 5 (0.56%) BladeLogic
13 4 (0.45%) Nagios
13 4 (0.45%) AppManager
14 3 (0.34%) OpenView
14 3 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 650 (72.63%) Microsoft
2 501 (55.98%) VMware
3 290 (32.40%) Cisco
4 264 (29.50%) HP
5 224 (25.03%) Citrix
6 111 (12.40%) NetApp
7 81 (9.05%) Avaya
8 74 (8.27%) Apple
9 67 (7.49%) Symantec
10 63 (7.04%) Juniper
11 53 (5.92%) 3PAR
12 44 (4.92%) EMC
13 41 (4.58%) McAfee
14 39 (4.36%) Oracle
15 37 (4.13%) CommVault
16 31 (3.46%) Remedy
17 30 (3.35%) Dell
18 27 (3.02%) CheckPoint
19 25 (2.79%) LANDesk
20 23 (2.57%) IBM
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Enorth Staffing
Posted: 23 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hays IT
Salary: Career Generation/Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
GCS
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Ace European Group
Salary: pension, medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22979 - £24179 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £40000 per annum + Uplift and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago