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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 41 45 59
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 44 45 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.45% 5.15% 3.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.18% 14.47% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 42 45 25
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £43,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
218 311 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 27.01% 35.58% 32.85%
Number of salaries quoted 194 286 260
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 18 December 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Southampton

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 74 (84.09%) Windows
3 73 (82.95%) VMware
4 70 (79.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 68 (77.27%) Microsoft
6 65 (73.86%) MS Excel
7 64 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 61 (69.32%) MCITP
9 59 (67.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 54 (61.36%) Firewall
11 53 (60.23%) Citrix
12 49 (55.68%) CCA
12 49 (55.68%) Citrix Certification
12 49 (55.68%) Thin Client
12 49 (55.68%) TCP/IP
12 49 (55.68%) Windows Vista
12 49 (55.68%) Fat Client
13 34 (38.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (22.73%) HP
15 17 (19.32%) MCSA
16 16 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (18.18%) Hyper-V
16 16 (18.18%) Office 365
17 15 (17.05%) vCloud
17 15 (17.05%) NetApp
18 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
18 14 (15.91%) vSphere
19 12 (13.64%) Windows 8
20 11 (12.50%) Active Directory
21 10 (11.36%) MS Exchange

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 10 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (6.82%) IIS
4 5 (5.68%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.41%) Lync
6 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 65 (73.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (61.36%) Firewall
2 49 (55.68%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.68%) DNS
3 5 (5.68%) DHCP
3 5 (5.68%) Network Security
4 3 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.27%) PBX
5 2 (2.27%) CTI
6 1 (1.14%) Internet
6 1 (1.14%) SAN
6 1 (1.14%) WAN
6 1 (1.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) MySQL
1 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 41 (46.59%) Consultant
2 25 (28.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (28.41%) IT Support
3 24 (27.27%) Support Consultant
3 24 (27.27%) IT Consultant
4 14 (15.91%) Technical Consultant
5 10 (11.36%) Senior Consultant
5 10 (11.36%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 8 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Architect
8 5 (5.68%) Junior
8 5 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Information Security Specialist
9 4 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Security Specialist
9 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.55%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) LAMP
2 1 (1.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 49 (55.68%) Thin Client
1 49 (55.68%) Fat Client
2 6 (6.82%) Clustering
3 4 (4.55%) CESG
3 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.55%) Kindle
4 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 74 (84.09%) Windows
2 64 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (55.68%) Windows Vista
4 34 (38.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (13.64%) Windows 8
7 8 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 8 (9.09%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (7.95%) ITIL
1 7 (7.95%) Service Management
2 4 (4.55%) Risk Management
2 4 (4.55%) Information Security
2 4 (4.55%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (2.27%) Incident Management
3 2 (2.27%) Service Delivery
3 2 (2.27%) Resource Management
3 2 (2.27%) Problem Management
3 2 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (2.27%) Capacity Management
3 2 (2.27%) Mentoring
3 2 (2.27%) Coaching
4 1 (1.14%) Network Architecture
4 1 (1.14%) Requirements Management
4 1 (1.14%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (69.32%) MCITP
3 59 (67.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 49 (55.68%) CCA
4 49 (55.68%) Citrix Certification
5 17 (19.32%) MCSA
6 8 (9.09%) MCP
6 8 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (7.95%) CCNA
7 7 (7.95%) MCTS
8 6 (6.82%) Degree
9 5 (5.68%) CCNP
10 4 (4.55%) CISSP
10 4 (4.55%) CISM
10 4 (4.55%) CEH
11 3 (3.41%) A+ Certification
12 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
12 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
13 1 (1.14%) VCP5
13 1 (1.14%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) SLA
2 4 (4.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (79.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 15 (17.05%) vCloud
4 14 (15.91%) vSphere
5 11 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 3 (3.41%) XenApp
7 1 (1.14%) XenServer
7 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) MOM
1 1 (1.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 73 (82.95%) VMware
2 68 (77.27%) Microsoft
3 53 (60.23%) Citrix
4 20 (22.73%) HP
5 15 (17.05%) NetApp
6 9 (10.23%) Cisco
7 5 (5.68%) Oracle
7 5 (5.68%) Intel
8 2 (2.27%) IBM
8 2 (2.27%) Dell
8 2 (2.27%) IronPort
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