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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 47 38 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 38 55 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.99% 6.12% 4.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.52% 21.83% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 38 54 42
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
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
230 252 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 30.22% 28.03% 35.65%
Number of salaries quoted 214 207 298
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 47 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (93.62%) VMware
2 44 (93.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (89.36%) vSphere
4 34 (72.34%) HP
5 32 (68.09%) Hyper-V
6 30 (63.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 30 (63.83%) vCloud
6 30 (63.83%) Office 365
6 30 (63.83%) Private Cloud
6 30 (63.83%) NetApp
7 26 (55.32%) Cisco
8 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
9 18 (38.30%) CCNA
9 18 (38.30%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (34.04%) Windows
10 16 (34.04%) MCSA
10 16 (34.04%) MS Excel
10 16 (34.04%) Windows Server
11 15 (31.91%) Citrix
11 15 (31.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (31.91%) MCITP
11 15 (31.91%) XenApp
11 15 (31.91%) XenDesktop
12 12 (25.53%) Service Management
13 9 (19.15%) Firewall
13 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
13 9 (19.15%) 3PAR
14 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
14 6 (12.77%) Cisco ASA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (34.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (63.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 30 (63.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) Firewall
2 6 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (10.64%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (10.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Consultant
2 15 (31.91%) Cloud Consultant
2 15 (31.91%) Cloud Engineer
3 13 (27.66%) Administrator
3 13 (27.66%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (23.40%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 11 (23.40%) Technical Consultant
5 10 (21.28%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (12.77%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 5 (10.64%) Designer
7 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Designer
7 5 (10.64%) Technical Designer
8 4 (8.51%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Data Centre Consultant
9 3 (6.38%) Data Consultant
9 3 (6.38%) IT Consultant
9 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Consultant
10 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 1 (2.13%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 30 (63.83%) Private Cloud
2 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
1 16 (34.04%) Windows Server
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Service Management
2 5 (10.64%) Network Design
2 5 (10.64%) Threat Management
3 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.26%) Patch Management
3 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
3 2 (4.26%) SIEM
4 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.13%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (38.30%) CCNA
2 18 (38.30%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (34.04%) MCSA
4 15 (31.91%) MCITP
4 15 (31.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
6 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.38%) CCDA
7 3 (6.38%) CCDP
7 3 (6.38%) CCNP
System Software
1 44 (93.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (89.36%) vSphere
3 32 (68.09%) Hyper-V
4 30 (63.83%) vCloud
5 15 (31.91%) XenApp
5 15 (31.91%) XenDesktop
6 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 44 (93.62%) VMware
2 34 (72.34%) HP
3 30 (63.83%) NetApp
4 26 (55.32%) Cisco
5 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
6 15 (31.91%) Citrix
7 9 (19.15%) 3PAR