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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 127 112 134
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +22
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 465 495 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.05% 2.28% 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.15% 7.09% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 405 450 406
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +9.31%
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
7559 6980 7863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.40% 32.12% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5738 5636 6736
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
Surrey +1 121 £40,000 -15.78% 18
Hampshire -24 85 £32,500 -13.33% 14
Berkshire -59 83 £40,000 -10.61% 12
Oxfordshire +23 53 £33,000 -18.51% 7
Buckinghamshire -7 49 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Kent +28 42 £45,000 +38.46% 3
West Sussex +4 32 £37,500 +50.00% 1
East Sussex -37 8 £35,000 +2.56%
Middlesex -5 3 £47,500 +26.66%
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 918 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 683 (74.40%) Windows
3 648 (70.59%) Microsoft
4 441 (48.04%) VMware
5 427 (46.51%) Active Directory
6 376 (40.96%) MS Excel
7 373 (40.63%) MCITP
8 368 (40.09%) MS Exchange
9 364 (39.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 278 (30.28%) MCSA
11 277 (30.17%) VMware Infrastructure
12 260 (28.32%) Citrix
13 251 (27.34%) Windows Server 2012
14 230 (25.05%) Cisco Certification
15 227 (24.73%) SQL Server
16 217 (23.64%) ITIL
16 217 (23.64%) CCNA
17 215 (23.42%) Cisco
18 210 (22.88%) HP
19 205 (22.33%) MCP
19 205 (22.33%) Firewall
20 201 (21.90%) Exchange Server 2010
21 199 (21.68%) DNS
22 192 (20.92%) SAN
23 185 (20.15%) SQL
24 168 (18.30%) Windows Server 2003
25 166 (18.08%) MCTS
25 166 (18.08%) Hyper-V
26 164 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
27 160 (17.43%) SharePoint

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 368 (40.09%) MS Exchange
2 201 (21.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 160 (17.43%) SharePoint
4 131 (14.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 118 (12.85%) Lync
6 109 (11.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 93 (10.13%) IIS
8 77 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2003
9 56 (6.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 38 (4.14%) SharePoint 2010
11 36 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2000
12 31 (3.38%) SharePoint 2013
13 21 (2.29%) Tomcat
14 13 (1.42%) GroupWise
15 11 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
16 9 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
17 7 (0.76%) IBM Notes
18 6 (0.65%) Moodle
18 6 (0.65%) WebLogic
18 6 (0.65%) Apache
Applications
1 376 (40.96%) MS Excel
2 135 (14.71%) MS Office
3 9 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.33%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 73 (7.95%) Office 365
2 63 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.42%) IaaS
4 12 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.54%) SaaS
7 4 (0.44%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 205 (22.33%) Firewall
2 199 (21.68%) DNS
3 192 (20.92%) SAN
4 146 (15.90%) DHCP
5 133 (14.49%) TCP/IP
6 102 (11.11%) WAN
7 96 (10.46%) LAN
8 72 (7.84%) VPN
9 68 (7.41%) Wireless
9 68 (7.41%) Internet
10 45 (4.90%) VoIP
11 39 (4.25%) Network Security
12 31 (3.38%) NAS
13 25 (2.72%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (1.96%) SMTP
14 18 (1.96%) FTP
14 18 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (1.85%) Ethernet
15 17 (1.85%) SSL
15 17 (1.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (24.73%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 31 (3.38%) MySQL
5 23 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (1.85%) Oracle Database
7 15 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.87%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.76%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.54%) DTS
13 4 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.33%) DB2
14 3 (0.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (1.31%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 58 (6.32%) Finance
2 28 (3.05%) Telecoms
3 22 (2.40%) German Language
4 11 (1.20%) Legal
5 10 (1.09%) Retail
6 8 (0.87%) French Language
6 8 (0.87%) Marketing
7 7 (0.76%) Italian Language
8 6 (0.65%) Spanish Language
9 5 (0.54%) Banking
10 4 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.33%) Games
12 2 (0.22%) Advertising
12 2 (0.22%) Law
12 2 (0.22%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.11%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
13 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 182 (19.83%) Support Engineer
2 163 (17.76%) Analyst
3 119 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 116 (12.64%) Consultant
5 85 (9.26%) Support Analyst
6 79 (8.61%) 3rd Line Support
7 71 (7.73%) IT Support
8 69 (7.52%) 2nd Line Support
9 63 (6.86%) Architect
10 58 (6.32%) Administrator
11 55 (5.99%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 47 (5.12%) Technical Consultant
13 44 (4.79%) Service Analyst
14 43 (4.68%) Technical Support
14 43 (4.68%) Service Desk Analyst
15 35 (3.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 32 (3.49%) Applications Support
17 30 (3.27%) Microsoft Consultant
18 29 (3.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 28 (3.05%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.51%) .NET
2 20 (2.18%) HTML
3 19 (2.07%) LAMP
4 17 (1.85%) ASP.NET
5 14 (1.53%) Web Services
6 13 (1.42%) XML
7 12 (1.31%) HTML5
8 10 (1.09%) Software Packaging
8 10 (1.09%) Ajax
8 10 (1.09%) XSLT
9 9 (0.98%) ODBC
10 7 (0.76%) Flash
10 7 (0.76%) Application Packaging
11 6 (0.65%) jQuery
11 6 (0.65%) WCF
11 6 (0.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (0.54%) COM
12 5 (0.54%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 4 (0.44%) CGI
13 4 (0.44%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 75 (8.17%) Blackberry
2 63 (6.86%) Clustering
3 44 (4.79%) Management Information System
4 38 (4.14%) Fat Client
4 38 (4.14%) Thin Client
5 28 (3.05%) LIMS
6 20 (2.18%) Computer Science
7 19 (2.07%) Replication
8 17 (1.85%) Firmware
9 16 (1.74%) iPhone
10 14 (1.53%) CESG
11 13 (1.42%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.31%) EqualLogic
13 11 (1.20%) Kindle
14 10 (1.09%) PKI
15 8 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
16 7 (0.76%) CLARiiON
16 7 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
16 7 (0.76%) Celerra
17 6 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 683 (74.40%) Windows
2 364 (39.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 251 (27.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 168 (18.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 135 (14.71%) Windows 7
6 124 (13.51%) Linux
7 103 (11.22%) Windows 8
8 73 (7.95%) Windows XP
9 51 (5.56%) Windows Vista
10 39 (4.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 37 (4.03%) Mac OS X
12 35 (3.81%) Windows 2000 Server
13 28 (3.05%) UNIX
14 21 (2.29%) Android
15 17 (1.85%) Mac OS
16 14 (1.53%) SUSE
17 11 (1.20%) Windows 2000
18 10 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
19 9 (0.98%) Apple iOS
20 8 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (23.64%) ITIL
2 60 (6.54%) Problem Management
3 55 (5.99%) Disaster Recovery
4 51 (5.56%) Migration
5 50 (5.45%) Service Delivery
6 42 (4.58%) Configuration Management
7 40 (4.36%) Service Management
8 38 (4.14%) Project Management
9 35 (3.81%) Change Management
10 33 (3.59%) Load Balancing
11 27 (2.94%) PRINCE2
11 27 (2.94%) Incident Management
12 25 (2.72%) Performance Tuning
13 23 (2.51%) Software Engineering
14 19 (2.07%) Workflow
15 18 (1.96%) Risk Management
15 18 (1.96%) Identity Management
16 16 (1.74%) Root Cause Analysis
16 16 (1.74%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (1.74%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 185 (20.15%) SQL
2 29 (3.16%) PowerShell
3 18 (1.96%) JavaScript
4 17 (1.85%) C#
4 17 (1.85%) T-SQL
5 15 (1.63%) C
6 9 (0.98%) VBScript
6 9 (0.98%) VB
7 8 (0.87%) Perl
8 7 (0.76%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.44%) Java
10 3 (0.33%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.33%) VBA
11 2 (0.22%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.22%) C++
12 1 (0.11%) R
Qualifications
1 918 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 373 (40.63%) MCITP
3 278 (30.28%) MCSA
4 230 (25.05%) Cisco Certification
5 217 (23.64%) CCNA
6 205 (22.33%) MCP
7 166 (18.08%) MCTS
8 164 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 130 (14.16%) Degree
10 73 (7.95%) CCNP
11 68 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
12 64 (6.97%) CCA
13 52 (5.66%) Security Cleared
14 39 (4.25%) VCAP
15 33 (3.59%) SC Cleared
16 26 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
17 24 (2.61%) Network+ Certification
18 22 (2.40%) CEH
19 21 (2.29%) A+ Certification
20 20 (2.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (12.53%) SLA
2 17 (1.85%) ISO 9001
3 11 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.09%) QA
5 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.33%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.22%) HL7
7 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 427 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 277 (30.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 166 (18.08%) Hyper-V
4 65 (7.08%) vSphere
5 56 (6.10%) XenApp
6 53 (5.77%) XenDesktop
7 42 (4.58%) UAG
8 34 (3.70%) VMware ESX
9 30 (3.27%) Forefront TMG
10 25 (2.72%) XenServer
11 20 (2.18%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (1.63%) Terminal Services
13 14 (1.53%) Terminal Server
14 13 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
15 11 (1.20%) ISA Server
16 10 (1.09%) IAG
16 10 (1.09%) vCloud
16 10 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 9 (0.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 8 (0.87%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 98 (10.68%) SCCM
2 70 (7.63%) Backup Exec
3 45 (4.90%) SCOM
4 40 (4.36%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (1.53%) WSUS
6 13 (1.42%) NetBackup
6 13 (1.42%) SCVMM
7 11 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 11 (1.20%) SCSM
7 11 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
8 9 (0.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 7 (0.76%) Foglight
10 4 (0.44%) XenMobile
10 4 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.44%) Nessus
11 3 (0.33%) MOM
11 3 (0.33%) ARCserve
11 3 (0.33%) SCDPM
11 3 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 648 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 441 (48.04%) VMware
3 260 (28.32%) Citrix
4 215 (23.42%) Cisco
5 210 (22.88%) HP
6 103 (11.22%) Apple
7 76 (8.28%) Juniper
8 75 (8.17%) Symantec
9 72 (7.84%) EMC
10 66 (7.19%) Oracle
11 65 (7.08%) Dell
12 60 (6.54%) Veeam
13 57 (6.21%) NetApp
14 45 (4.90%) Red Hat
14 45 (4.90%) Meru Networks
15 37 (4.03%) Avaya
16 32 (3.49%) SolarWinds
17 28 (3.05%) F5
18 24 (2.61%) CheckPoint
19 22 (2.40%) IBM
Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £20,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + 10% bonus + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus & full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago