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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 38 44 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 52 45 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.01% 4.93% 3.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.03% 13.55% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 51 44 24
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
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
236 332 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 27.28% 36.36% 34.17%
Number of salaries quoted 197 307 249
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Southampton

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 84 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (92.86%) VMware
3 76 (90.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (76.19%) Windows
5 62 (73.81%) Microsoft
6 60 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 59 (70.24%) MCITP
8 53 (63.10%) MS Excel
9 52 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 51 (60.71%) Firewall
11 49 (58.33%) Citrix
12 46 (54.76%) Windows Vista
12 46 (54.76%) CCA
12 46 (54.76%) Citrix Certification
12 46 (54.76%) Thin Client
12 46 (54.76%) TCP/IP
12 46 (54.76%) Fat Client
13 29 (34.52%) Windows Server 2012
14 27 (32.14%) HP
15 26 (30.95%) Office 365
15 26 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
15 26 (30.95%) Hyper-V
16 25 (29.76%) vCloud
16 25 (29.76%) NetApp
17 24 (28.57%) vSphere
18 17 (20.24%) MCSA
19 14 (16.67%) Cisco
19 14 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
20 13 (15.48%) CCNA
21 7 (8.33%) SLA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 6 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.57%) Lync
4 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.19%) IIS
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 53 (63.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 26 (30.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (60.71%) Firewall
2 46 (54.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.38%) CTI
4 2 (2.38%) PBX
5 1 (1.19%) WAN
5 1 (1.19%) SAN
5 1 (1.19%) Internet
5 1 (1.19%) LAN
Job Titles
1 48 (57.14%) Consultant
2 24 (28.57%) IT Support
3 23 (27.38%) IT Consultant
3 23 (27.38%) Support Consultant
3 23 (27.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (19.05%) Technical Consultant
5 14 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
5 14 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 10 (11.90%) Cloud Consultant
7 8 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Architect
9 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (4.76%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Lead Architect
11 3 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
12 2 (2.38%) Service Desk Analyst
12 2 (2.38%) Service Analyst
12 2 (2.38%) Analyst
12 2 (2.38%) Support Analyst
12 2 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) COM
1 1 (1.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (54.76%) Thin Client
1 46 (54.76%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.19%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 64 (76.19%) Windows
2 52 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (54.76%) Windows Vista
4 29 (34.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (8.33%) Service Management
2 5 (5.95%) ITIL
3 2 (2.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (2.38%) Coaching
4 1 (1.19%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 84 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 59 (70.24%) MCITP
4 46 (54.76%) CCA
4 46 (54.76%) Citrix Certification
5 17 (20.24%) MCSA
6 14 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (15.48%) CCNA
8 6 (7.14%) CCNP
9 4 (4.76%) MCP
9 4 (4.76%) MCTS
10 3 (3.57%) Degree
11 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
11 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
12 1 (1.19%) VCP5
12 1 (1.19%) MCT
12 1 (1.19%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (90.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (30.95%) Hyper-V
3 25 (29.76%) vCloud
4 24 (28.57%) vSphere
5 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.38%) XenApp
7 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) MOM
1 1 (1.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 78 (92.86%) VMware
2 62 (73.81%) Microsoft
3 49 (58.33%) Citrix
4 27 (32.14%) HP
5 25 (29.76%) NetApp
6 14 (16.67%) Cisco
7 6 (7.14%) Intel
8 2 (2.38%) IronPort
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday