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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 48 33 48
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 34 64 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.76% 7.42% 4.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.41% 18.55% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 31 61 41
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
236 345 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 33.05% 40.02% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 183 302 278
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 31 July 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Southampton

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 76 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (84.21%) VMware
3 63 (82.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (61.84%) HP
5 46 (60.53%) vSphere
6 45 (59.21%) Windows
7 41 (53.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 40 (52.63%) Hyper-V
9 38 (50.00%) vCloud
9 38 (50.00%) Private Cloud
9 38 (50.00%) NetApp
9 38 (50.00%) Microsoft
10 34 (44.74%) Office 365
10 34 (44.74%) Microsoft Azure
10 34 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (43.42%) MCITP
12 29 (38.16%) Citrix
13 28 (36.84%) MCSA
14 26 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 25 (32.89%) Firewall
16 21 (27.63%) Cisco
17 18 (23.68%) MS Excel
18 17 (22.37%) Thin Client
18 17 (22.37%) CCA
18 17 (22.37%) Citrix Certification
18 17 (22.37%) TCP/IP
18 17 (22.37%) Windows Vista
18 17 (22.37%) Fat Client
19 14 (18.42%) Service Management
19 14 (18.42%) CCNA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (11.84%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (44.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 34 (44.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.89%) Firewall
2 17 (22.37%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.53%) SAN
3 8 (10.53%) FCoE
3 8 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (10.53%) NetScaler
4 7 (9.21%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.32%) LAN
5 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) MySQL
General
1 1 (1.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (57.89%) Consultant
2 23 (30.26%) Technical Consultant
3 21 (27.63%) Senior Consultant
4 18 (23.68%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 15 (19.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (17.11%) IT Support
7 12 (15.79%) Support Consultant
7 12 (15.79%) IT Consultant
8 10 (13.16%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (10.53%) Cloud Consultant
10 7 (9.21%) Lead Architect
10 7 (9.21%) Architect
10 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (3.95%) Team Leader
11 3 (3.95%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 2 (2.63%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 2 (2.63%) Technical Team Leader
12 2 (2.63%) IT Administrator
12 2 (2.63%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 38 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 17 (22.37%) Thin Client
2 17 (22.37%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.32%) HP Storage
3 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 45 (59.21%) Windows
2 34 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (22.37%) Windows Vista
5 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.32%) UNIX
7 1 (1.32%) Linux
7 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.42%) Service Management
2 12 (15.79%) ITIL
3 8 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.63%) Coaching
6 1 (1.32%) People Management
6 1 (1.32%) SDLC
6 1 (1.32%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.32%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.32%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.32%) Budget Control
6 1 (1.32%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.84%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) VBScript
2 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (53.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 33 (43.42%) MCITP
4 28 (36.84%) MCSA
5 17 (22.37%) CCA
5 17 (22.37%) Citrix Certification
6 14 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (18.42%) CCNA
7 8 (10.53%) VCP4
8 3 (3.95%) MCP
9 2 (2.63%) CCNP
9 2 (2.63%) Degree
10 1 (1.32%) MCTS
10 1 (1.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 63 (82.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (60.53%) vSphere
3 40 (52.63%) Hyper-V
4 38 (50.00%) vCloud
5 12 (15.79%) Active Directory
6 9 (11.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) SCCM
1 8 (10.53%) SCOM
1 8 (10.53%) vMotion
Vendors
1 64 (84.21%) VMware
2 47 (61.84%) HP
3 38 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 38 (50.00%) NetApp
4 29 (38.16%) Citrix
5 21 (27.63%) Cisco
6 8 (10.53%) Intel
6 8 (10.53%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle
7 1 (1.32%) IronPort