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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 127 114 134
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 467 456 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.25% 2.29% 2.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.92% 7.25% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 409 397 403
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,295 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
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
6749 6289 7310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.54% 31.59% 33.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5192 4917 6220
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Hampshire +8 135 £42,500 +21.42% 8
Surrey -4 113 £38,400 +3.78% 7
Berkshire -49 91 £35,000 -22.22% 18
Kent +5 35 £35,000 +7.69% 4
West Sussex +16 31 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Buckinghamshire -18 23 £41,000 +24.24% 1
East Sussex - 21 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire -6 5 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Middlesex 0 1 £30,000 -14.28%
M4 Corridor - 1 £29,000 -
Sussex - 1 £57,500 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 924 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 738 (79.87%) Windows
3 699 (75.65%) Microsoft
4 540 (58.44%) VMware
5 426 (46.10%) Active Directory
6 420 (45.45%) MS Excel
7 396 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 364 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 314 (33.98%) Citrix
10 312 (33.77%) MCITP
11 297 (32.14%) MS Exchange
12 280 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 269 (29.11%) ITIL
13 269 (29.11%) Cisco Certification
13 269 (29.11%) Cisco
14 263 (28.46%) Firewall
15 250 (27.06%) CCNA
16 234 (25.32%) HP
17 227 (24.57%) MCSA
18 214 (23.16%) SQL Server
19 211 (22.84%) Windows Server 2003
20 206 (22.29%) Hyper-V
21 201 (21.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 197 (21.32%) SQL
23 193 (20.89%) MCP
24 190 (20.56%) TCP/IP
25 182 (19.70%) DNS
26 178 (19.26%) SAN
27 167 (18.07%) MS Office
28 144 (15.58%) Windows 7

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 297 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 144 (15.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 133 (14.39%) SharePoint
4 114 (12.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 107 (11.58%) IIS
6 93 (10.06%) Lync
7 87 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 49 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 43 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 34 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2000
11 17 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (1.52%) SAS
14 13 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
15 12 (1.30%) WebLogic
15 12 (1.30%) Apache
16 8 (0.87%) GlassFish
17 7 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
18 6 (0.65%) IBM Notes
18 6 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 420 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 167 (18.07%) MS Office
3 8 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.54%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.43%) S-PLUS
7 3 (0.32%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 105 (11.36%) Office 365
2 62 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.60%) IaaS
4 17 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.73%) PaaS
6 14 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 263 (28.46%) Firewall
2 190 (20.56%) TCP/IP
3 182 (19.70%) DNS
4 178 (19.26%) SAN
5 117 (12.66%) DHCP
6 114 (12.34%) WAN
7 111 (12.01%) LAN
8 65 (7.03%) VPN
9 49 (5.30%) VoIP
10 43 (4.65%) Wireless
11 33 (3.57%) NAS
12 31 (3.35%) Internet
13 29 (3.14%) Unified Communications
14 26 (2.81%) Fibre Channel
15 24 (2.60%) iSCSI
15 24 (2.60%) VLAN
16 20 (2.16%) Ethernet
16 20 (2.16%) MPLS
17 16 (1.73%) Network Security
17 16 (1.73%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (23.16%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (1.73%) SQL Server 2000
5 15 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (1.30%) DB2
8 9 (0.97%) MySQL
9 8 (0.87%) Big Data
9 8 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.65%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.54%) QlikView
11 5 (0.54%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (0.54%) Data Mart
11 5 (0.54%) OLAP
11 5 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.54%) OLAP Cube
11 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Power View
11 5 (0.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (6.06%) Finance
2 16 (1.73%) Telecoms
3 13 (1.41%) German Language
4 12 (1.30%) Italian Language
4 12 (1.30%) Spanish Language
4 12 (1.30%) Dutch Language
5 9 (0.97%) Legal
6 6 (0.65%) Banking
7 5 (0.54%) French Language
7 5 (0.54%) Law
8 4 (0.43%) Local Government
8 4 (0.43%) Billing
9 3 (0.32%) Retail
9 3 (0.32%) Marketing
10 2 (0.22%) Electronics
10 2 (0.22%) Advertising
10 2 (0.22%) Military
11 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 180 (19.48%) Support Engineer
2 144 (15.58%) Consultant
3 128 (13.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 81 (8.77%) Architect
5 79 (8.55%) IT Support
6 76 (8.23%) Analyst
6 76 (8.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 57 (6.17%) Support Analyst
8 56 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
9 55 (5.95%) Technical Consultant
10 50 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
11 41 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 36 (3.90%) Support Consultant
13 34 (3.68%) Senior Support Engineer
14 33 (3.57%) Server Engineer
15 32 (3.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 29 (3.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
17 28 (3.03%) IT Consultant
17 28 (3.03%) Technical Architect
18 26 (2.81%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (4.22%) .NET
2 14 (1.52%) Regular Expression
3 11 (1.19%) HTML
4 9 (0.97%) ASP.NET
5 8 (0.87%) HTML5
5 8 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (0.87%) Application Packaging
5 8 (0.87%) jQuery
6 7 (0.76%) Software Packaging
7 5 (0.54%) MDX
7 5 (0.54%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.54%) CSS
8 4 (0.43%) ODBC
8 4 (0.43%) Web Services
8 4 (0.43%) Middleware
9 3 (0.32%) COM
10 2 (0.22%) Flash
10 2 (0.22%) SAML
11 1 (0.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.44%) Clustering
2 77 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (6.49%) Management Information System
4 57 (6.17%) Thin Client
4 57 (6.17%) Fat Client
5 55 (5.95%) Blackberry
6 34 (3.68%) Computer Science
7 27 (2.92%) Video Conferencing
8 14 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.19%) iSeries
10 10 (1.08%) iPhone
11 9 (0.97%) CMDB
11 9 (0.97%) iPad
12 8 (0.87%) PKI
12 8 (0.87%) Celerra
12 8 (0.87%) Replication
12 8 (0.87%) CLARiiON
13 6 (0.65%) AS400
14 5 (0.54%) PDA
14 5 (0.54%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 738 (79.87%) Windows
2 364 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 280 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 211 (22.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 144 (15.58%) Windows 7
6 103 (11.15%) Windows 8
7 84 (9.09%) Windows XP
8 78 (8.44%) Windows Vista
9 70 (7.58%) Windows 2000 Server
10 60 (6.49%) Linux
11 47 (5.09%) UNIX
12 44 (4.76%) Mac OS X
13 26 (2.81%) Windows 2000
14 16 (1.73%) Android
15 11 (1.19%) VMS
16 10 (1.08%) Solaris
17 7 (0.76%) Windows NT
18 4 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 4 (0.43%) AIX
19 3 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (29.11%) ITIL
2 72 (7.79%) Service Delivery
3 62 (6.71%) Problem Management
4 59 (6.39%) Change Management
5 51 (5.52%) Mentoring
6 50 (5.41%) Project Management
7 48 (5.19%) Migration
8 47 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 41 (4.44%) Service Management
9 41 (4.44%) Load Balancing
10 39 (4.22%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (4.00%) TOGAF
12 36 (3.90%) CRM
13 30 (3.25%) Performance Tuning
14 27 (2.92%) Configuration Management
15 22 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (2.27%) Analytics
17 18 (1.95%) PRINCE2
18 17 (1.84%) Incident Management
18 17 (1.84%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 197 (21.32%) SQL
2 53 (5.74%) PowerShell
3 21 (2.27%) VBScript
4 19 (2.06%) Perl
5 17 (1.84%) VBA
6 16 (1.73%) C#
7 13 (1.41%) C
8 9 (0.97%) C++
9 8 (0.87%) JavaScript
10 7 (0.76%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.65%) Java
12 4 (0.43%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.22%) VB
13 2 (0.22%) Python
14 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 924 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 312 (33.77%) MCITP
3 269 (29.11%) Cisco Certification
4 250 (27.06%) CCNA
5 227 (24.57%) MCSA
6 201 (21.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 193 (20.89%) MCP
8 113 (12.23%) Degree
9 112 (12.12%) Citrix Certification
10 107 (11.58%) CCA
11 96 (10.39%) MCTS
12 76 (8.23%) Security Cleared
13 66 (7.14%) SC Cleared
14 54 (5.84%) CCNP
15 49 (5.30%) DV Cleared
16 25 (2.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 24 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
18 23 (2.49%) A+ Certification
19 22 (2.38%) NCDA
20 20 (2.16%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (8.77%) SLA
2 36 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (2.16%) ISO 9001
3 20 (2.16%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.43%) COBIT
6 3 (0.32%) QA
6 3 (0.32%) GPG13
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 426 (46.10%) Active Directory
2 396 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 206 (22.29%) Hyper-V
4 136 (14.72%) vSphere
5 97 (10.50%) XenApp
6 43 (4.65%) ISA Server
7 41 (4.44%) VMware ESX
7 41 (4.44%) vCloud
8 39 (4.22%) XenDesktop
9 32 (3.46%) UAG
10 30 (3.25%) Forefront TMG
11 22 (2.38%) Terminal Services
12 11 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
15 5 (0.54%) MetaFrame
16 4 (0.43%) XenServer
16 4 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 4 (0.43%) VMware Server
17 3 (0.32%) Samba
Systems Management
1 95 (10.28%) SCCM
2 69 (7.47%) SCOM
3 49 (5.30%) Backup Exec
4 25 (2.71%) NetBackup
5 24 (2.60%) WSUS
6 16 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
7 14 (1.52%) SCVMM
8 10 (1.08%) AppManager
9 9 (0.97%) Windows Intune
9 9 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (0.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 8 (0.87%) XenMobile
10 8 (0.87%) SCOrch
10 8 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (0.87%) HP Data Protector
11 7 (0.76%) Nagios
12 6 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 5 (0.54%) BladeLogic
13 5 (0.54%) SCSM
13 5 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 699 (75.65%) Microsoft
2 540 (58.44%) VMware
3 314 (33.98%) Citrix
4 269 (29.11%) Cisco
5 234 (25.32%) HP
6 87 (9.42%) Avaya
7 86 (9.31%) NetApp
8 81 (8.77%) Apple
9 60 (6.49%) Symantec
10 56 (6.06%) EMC
11 48 (5.19%) Juniper
12 43 (4.65%) 3PAR
13 42 (4.55%) McAfee
14 32 (3.46%) LANDesk
15 30 (3.25%) F5
16 28 (3.03%) Oracle
16 28 (3.03%) Dell
17 27 (2.92%) Remedy
18 25 (2.71%) Veeam
19 24 (2.60%) IBM
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35575 - £40800 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £28,000 per annum
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CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 7% Pension / 12% Bonus
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Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + car,Laptop,Phone
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Reigate, Surrey
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
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Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
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Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
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Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 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
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
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Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35575.00 - £40850.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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South East
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + package
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