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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 28 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 63 44 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 7.44% 4.91% 2.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.48% 15.60% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 60 42 24
Average salary £34,500 £39,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.10% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,425 £23,100 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
341 282 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 40.26% 31.47% 33.41%
Number of salaries quoted 298 274 279
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 £21,800 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
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 1 August 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Southampton

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 88 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (81.82%) Windows
3 62 (70.45%) Microsoft
4 51 (57.95%) Active Directory
4 51 (57.95%) MS Excel
4 51 (57.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (53.41%) VMware
5 47 (53.41%) MCITP
6 37 (42.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 34 (38.64%) Citrix
8 32 (36.36%) Windows 7
8 32 (36.36%) Windows 8
8 32 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 29 (32.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (32.95%) MCSA
10 28 (31.82%) SQL
11 26 (29.55%) DNS
12 25 (28.41%) Linux
13 24 (27.27%) HP
13 24 (27.27%) Firewall
14 23 (26.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (26.14%) Network Security
15 22 (25.00%) TCP/IP
15 22 (25.00%) MS Exchange
16 21 (23.86%) SQL Server
16 21 (23.86%) IIS
16 21 (23.86%) CCA
16 21 (23.86%) Citrix Certification
16 21 (23.86%) Thin Client
16 21 (23.86%) Fat Client

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 22 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (23.86%) IIS
3 19 (21.59%) Tomcat
4 14 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (11.36%) Lync
6 10 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (10.23%) SharePoint
8 4 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (57.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 26 (29.55%) DNS
2 24 (27.27%) Firewall
3 23 (26.14%) Network Security
4 22 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 20 (22.73%) DHCP
6 14 (15.91%) LAN
6 14 (15.91%) WAN
7 5 (5.68%) SAN
8 2 (2.27%) IPsec
8 2 (2.27%) SSL
8 2 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.86%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.59%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 23 (26.14%) Consultant
2 16 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (14.77%) Support Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) Information Security Specialist
4 10 (11.36%) Security Specialist
4 10 (11.36%) Information Specialist
4 10 (11.36%) IT Support
4 10 (11.36%) Junior
5 9 (10.23%) Applications Specialist
5 9 (10.23%) Support Specialist
5 9 (10.23%) Applications Support
5 9 (10.23%) Applications Support Specialist
6 8 (9.09%) Junior Consultant
6 8 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
6 8 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (9.09%) Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) Junior Technical Consultant
7 7 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.86%) Thin Client
1 21 (23.86%) Fat Client
1 21 (23.86%) Clustering
2 11 (12.50%) Kindle
3 10 (11.36%) CESG
3 10 (11.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 72 (81.82%) Windows
2 51 (57.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 32 (36.36%) Windows 8
4 29 (32.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (28.41%) Linux
6 23 (26.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (23.86%) Windows Vista
8 6 (6.82%) Mac OS
8 6 (6.82%) Windows XP
8 6 (6.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.91%) Service Management
2 10 (11.36%) Ethical Hacking
2 10 (11.36%) Risk Management
2 10 (11.36%) Migration
2 10 (11.36%) Information Security
2 10 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (10.23%) Service Delivery
3 9 (10.23%) ITIL
3 9 (10.23%) Resource Management
3 9 (10.23%) Problem Management
3 9 (10.23%) Incident Management
3 9 (10.23%) Requirements Management
3 9 (10.23%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (6.82%) Capacity Management
4 6 (6.82%) Business Continuity
4 6 (6.82%) Configuration Management
4 6 (6.82%) Identity Management
5 2 (2.27%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (53.41%) MCITP
3 32 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 29 (32.95%) MCSA
5 21 (23.86%) CCA
5 21 (23.86%) Citrix Certification
6 13 (14.77%) MCP
7 11 (12.50%) Degree
8 10 (11.36%) CEH
8 10 (11.36%) CISM
8 10 (11.36%) CISSP
9 7 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (7.95%) CCNA
10 5 (5.68%) CCNP
11 4 (4.55%) CCSA
11 4 (4.55%) MCTS
12 2 (2.27%) MCDST
12 2 (2.27%) A+ Certification
13 1 (1.14%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.05%) ISO 9001
2 13 (14.77%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (57.95%) Active Directory
2 37 (42.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.36%) vSphere
5 9 (10.23%) XenDesktop
6 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (5.68%) XenApp
7 5 (5.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (70.45%) Microsoft
2 47 (53.41%) VMware
3 34 (38.64%) Citrix
4 24 (27.27%) HP
5 19 (21.59%) Oracle
6 10 (11.36%) Dell
6 10 (11.36%) IBM
6 10 (11.36%) NetApp
7 6 (6.82%) Cisco
7 6 (6.82%) Apple
8 2 (2.27%) Pegasus
9 1 (1.14%) Intel
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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