The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 34 49 56
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 55 44 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.41% 4.88% 3.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.77% 15.22% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52 42 31
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £23,100 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -1.31%
Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
328 289 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 38.23% 32.08% 34.99%
Number of salaries quoted 292 279 297
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSE
Hampshire

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 14 July 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Southampton

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 86 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (75.58%) Windows
3 60 (69.77%) Microsoft
4 56 (65.12%) Active Directory
5 49 (56.98%) MCITP
6 45 (52.33%) MS Excel
7 44 (51.16%) VMware
8 43 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (36.05%) Windows 7
10 31 (36.05%) Citrix
11 28 (32.56%) HP
11 28 (32.56%) DNS
11 28 (32.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 27 (31.40%) Windows 8
12 27 (31.40%) SQL
12 27 (31.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 25 (29.07%) MS Exchange
14 24 (27.91%) Linux
15 23 (26.74%) MCSA
15 23 (26.74%) Firewall
15 23 (26.74%) Network Security
16 22 (25.58%) TCP/IP
17 21 (24.42%) DHCP
17 21 (24.42%) IIS
17 21 (24.42%) Clustering
18 20 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2010
18 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
19 18 (20.93%) MySQL
19 18 (20.93%) Oracle

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 25 (29.07%) MS Exchange
2 21 (24.42%) IIS
3 20 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (20.93%) Tomcat
5 16 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (18.60%) Lync
5 16 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (10.47%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 45 (52.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.56%) DNS
2 23 (26.74%) Firewall
2 23 (26.74%) Network Security
3 22 (25.58%) TCP/IP
4 21 (24.42%) DHCP
5 15 (17.44%) LAN
5 15 (17.44%) WAN
6 7 (8.14%) SAN
7 2 (2.33%) SSL
7 2 (2.33%) VPN
7 2 (2.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.93%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 28 (32.56%) Consultant
2 13 (15.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (12.79%) IT Support
4 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Consultant
5 9 (10.47%) Applications Support Specialist
5 9 (10.47%) Security Specialist
5 9 (10.47%) Information Security Specialist
5 9 (10.47%) Information Specialist
5 9 (10.47%) Applications Specialist
5 9 (10.47%) Support Engineer
5 9 (10.47%) Support Specialist
5 9 (10.47%) Applications Support
6 8 (9.30%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (8.14%) Junior Consultant
7 7 (8.14%) Junior
8 6 (6.98%) Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (6.98%) Junior Technical Consultant
9 5 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.93%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.42%) Clustering
2 18 (20.93%) Thin Client
2 18 (20.93%) Fat Client
3 10 (11.63%) Kindle
4 9 (10.47%) Management Information System
4 9 (10.47%) CESG
5 5 (5.81%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 65 (75.58%) Windows
2 43 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (36.05%) Windows 7
4 27 (31.40%) Windows 8
4 27 (31.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (27.91%) Linux
6 18 (20.93%) Windows Vista
7 16 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (6.98%) Mac OS
8 6 (6.98%) UNIX
9 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.60%) Migration
2 14 (16.28%) Service Management
3 9 (10.47%) Information Security
3 9 (10.47%) Ethical Hacking
3 9 (10.47%) Requirements Management
3 9 (10.47%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (10.47%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (10.47%) Risk Management
4 8 (9.30%) Resource Management
4 8 (9.30%) Problem Management
4 8 (9.30%) Incident Management
4 8 (9.30%) Service Delivery
4 8 (9.30%) ITIL
5 6 (6.98%) Configuration Management
5 6 (6.98%) Identity Management
5 6 (6.98%) Business Continuity
6 5 (5.81%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.40%) SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (56.98%) MCITP
3 28 (32.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 23 (26.74%) MCSA
5 18 (20.93%) CCA
5 18 (20.93%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (11.63%) Degree
7 9 (10.47%) CEH
7 9 (10.47%) CISM
7 9 (10.47%) CISSP
8 8 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (9.30%) MCP
8 8 (9.30%) CCNA
9 6 (6.98%) CCNP
10 5 (5.81%) CCSA
11 2 (2.33%) MCDST
12 1 (1.16%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) ISO 9001
2 12 (13.95%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (65.12%) Active Directory
2 34 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (20.93%) Hyper-V
4 16 (18.60%) vSphere
5 9 (10.47%) XenDesktop
6 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (5.81%) XenApp
7 5 (5.81%) XenServer
8 1 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 15 (17.44%) SCCM
2 1 (1.16%) SCOM
2 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 60 (69.77%) Microsoft
2 44 (51.16%) VMware
3 31 (36.05%) Citrix
4 28 (32.56%) HP
5 18 (20.93%) Oracle
6 15 (17.44%) NetApp
7 10 (11.63%) IBM
8 9 (10.47%) Dell
9 7 (8.14%) Cisco
10 6 (6.98%) Apple
11 2 (2.33%) Pegasus
11 2 (2.33%) Intel
12 1 (1.16%) Veritas
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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
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Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago