The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 43 56 71
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 43 34 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.08% 4.13% 2.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.61% 13.03% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 42 34 20
Average salary £35,250 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.03% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,100 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +17.12%
MCSE
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
316 261 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 37.35% 31.67% 32.91%
Number of salaries quoted 278 256 261
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

MCSE
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Southampton region.

MCSE Salary Trend in Southampton

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Southampton

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 96 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (90.63%) Windows
3 70 (72.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (69.79%) Microsoft
5 65 (67.71%) MS Excel
5 65 (67.71%) VMware
6 62 (64.58%) MCITP
7 55 (57.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 54 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 54 (56.25%) Citrix
9 41 (42.71%) Firewall
10 39 (40.63%) Thin Client
10 39 (40.63%) CCA
10 39 (40.63%) Citrix Certification
10 39 (40.63%) Active Directory
10 39 (40.63%) TCP/IP
10 39 (40.63%) Windows Vista
10 39 (40.63%) Fat Client
11 34 (35.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (30.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 28 (29.17%) Windows 8
14 25 (26.04%) Windows 7
15 23 (23.96%) MCSA
16 21 (21.88%) HP
16 21 (21.88%) Network Security
17 20 (20.83%) DNS
17 20 (20.83%) Linux
17 20 (20.83%) SQL
18 19 (19.79%) MySQL
18 19 (19.79%) Oracle

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 19 (19.79%) IIS
1 19 (19.79%) Tomcat
1 19 (19.79%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.29%) Lync
4 7 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 65 (67.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.29%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 41 (42.71%) Firewall
2 39 (40.63%) TCP/IP
3 21 (21.88%) Network Security
4 20 (20.83%) DNS
5 19 (19.79%) DHCP
6 5 (5.21%) LAN
6 5 (5.21%) WAN
7 4 (4.17%) SAN
8 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.79%) MySQL
1 19 (19.79%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 29 (30.21%) Consultant
2 25 (26.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (17.71%) IT Support
4 14 (14.58%) Support Consultant
4 14 (14.58%) IT Consultant
5 11 (11.46%) Junior
6 10 (10.42%) Support Engineer
6 10 (10.42%) Information Specialist
6 10 (10.42%) Information Security Specialist
6 10 (10.42%) Security Specialist
7 9 (9.38%) Applications Support Specialist
7 9 (9.38%) Support Specialist
7 9 (9.38%) Applications Support
7 9 (9.38%) Applications Specialist
8 8 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (8.33%) Junior Consultant
9 7 (7.29%) Junior Technical Consultant
9 7 (7.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.79%) LAMP
2 1 (1.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (40.63%) Thin Client
1 39 (40.63%) Fat Client
2 19 (19.79%) Clustering
3 11 (11.46%) Kindle
4 10 (10.42%) Management Information System
4 10 (10.42%) CESG
5 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 87 (90.63%) Windows
2 70 (72.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (40.63%) Windows Vista
4 34 (35.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (30.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (29.17%) Windows 8
7 25 (26.04%) Windows 7
8 20 (20.83%) Linux
9 9 (9.38%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.58%) Service Management
2 13 (13.54%) ITIL
3 10 (10.42%) Risk Management
3 10 (10.42%) Ethical Hacking
3 10 (10.42%) Information Security
4 9 (9.38%) Resource Management
4 9 (9.38%) Problem Management
4 9 (9.38%) Incident Management
4 9 (9.38%) Requirements Management
4 9 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.29%) Migration
6 6 (6.25%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.08%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.08%) Coaching
8 1 (1.04%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.04%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.04%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.04%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 96 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (64.58%) MCITP
3 55 (57.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 39 (40.63%) CCA
4 39 (40.63%) Citrix Certification
5 23 (23.96%) MCSA
6 13 (13.54%) Degree
7 10 (10.42%) CISM
7 10 (10.42%) CISSP
7 10 (10.42%) MCP
7 10 (10.42%) CEH
8 8 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (8.33%) CCNP
9 7 (7.29%) MCTS
9 7 (7.29%) CCNA
10 3 (3.13%) A+ Certification
11 2 (2.08%) MCDST
11 2 (2.08%) CCSA
11 2 (2.08%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.54%) SLA
2 11 (11.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (40.63%) Active Directory
3 9 (9.38%) XenDesktop
4 7 (7.29%) vSphere
4 7 (7.29%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.29%) XenApp
5 5 (5.21%) XenServer
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (69.79%) Microsoft
2 65 (67.71%) VMware
3 54 (56.25%) Citrix
4 21 (21.88%) HP
5 19 (19.79%) Oracle
6 10 (10.42%) IBM
6 10 (10.42%) Dell
7 7 (7.29%) NetApp
8 6 (6.25%) Intel
9 5 (5.21%) Cisco
10 2 (2.08%) IronPort
11 1 (1.04%) Pegasus
11 1 (1.04%) Apple
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago