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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 45 52 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 32 38 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.19% 4.80% 2.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.65% 14.45% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 31 38 21
Average salary £42,500 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,900 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
253 263 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 33.12% 33.25% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 229 251 254
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,200 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 October 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Southampton

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 96 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (90.63%) Windows
3 71 (73.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 69 (71.88%) Microsoft
5 67 (69.79%) MS Excel
5 67 (69.79%) VMware
6 64 (66.67%) MCITP
7 57 (59.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 57 (59.38%) Citrix
8 56 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 44 (45.83%) Firewall
10 42 (43.75%) Thin Client
10 42 (43.75%) CCA
10 42 (43.75%) Citrix Certification
10 42 (43.75%) TCP/IP
10 42 (43.75%) Windows Vista
10 42 (43.75%) Fat Client
11 38 (39.58%) Active Directory
12 33 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 27 (28.13%) Windows 8
14 24 (25.00%) Windows 7
15 22 (22.92%) MCSA
16 21 (21.88%) HP
17 20 (20.83%) DNS
17 20 (20.83%) Linux
17 20 (20.83%) Network Security
18 19 (19.79%) SQL
18 19 (19.79%) MySQL
18 19 (19.79%) Oracle

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 19 (19.79%) IIS
1 19 (19.79%) Tomcat
2 17 (17.71%) MS Exchange
3 14 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (7.29%) Lync
6 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 67 (69.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.29%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 44 (45.83%) Firewall
2 42 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 20 (20.83%) DNS
3 20 (20.83%) Network Security
4 19 (19.79%) DHCP
5 2 (2.08%) LAN
5 2 (2.08%) WAN
5 2 (2.08%) SAN
6 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.79%) MySQL
1 19 (19.79%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 32 (33.33%) Consultant
2 25 (26.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (19.79%) IT Support
4 17 (17.71%) Support Consultant
4 17 (17.71%) IT Consultant
5 11 (11.46%) Junior
6 10 (10.42%) Security Specialist
6 10 (10.42%) Information Security Specialist
6 10 (10.42%) Information Specialist
7 9 (9.38%) Applications Support Specialist
7 9 (9.38%) Support Engineer
7 9 (9.38%) Support Specialist
7 9 (9.38%) Applications Support
7 9 (9.38%) Applications Specialist
8 8 (8.33%) Junior Consultant
8 8 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (7.29%) Junior Technical Consultant
10 6 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (5.21%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.79%) LAMP
2 1 (1.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (43.75%) Thin Client
1 42 (43.75%) Fat Client
2 19 (19.79%) Clustering
3 11 (11.46%) Kindle
4 10 (10.42%) CESG
4 10 (10.42%) Management Information System
4 10 (10.42%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 87 (90.63%) Windows
2 71 (73.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (43.75%) Windows Vista
4 33 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (28.13%) Windows 8
5 27 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 20 (20.83%) Linux
8 9 (9.38%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.04%) UNIX
9 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.58%) Service Management
2 12 (12.50%) ITIL
3 10 (10.42%) Information Security
3 10 (10.42%) Ethical Hacking
3 10 (10.42%) Risk Management
4 9 (9.38%) Incident Management
4 9 (9.38%) Requirements Management
4 9 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (9.38%) Resource Management
4 9 (9.38%) Problem Management
4 9 (9.38%) Service Delivery
4 9 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (7.29%) Migration
6 6 (6.25%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.08%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.08%) Coaching
8 1 (1.04%) Identity Management
8 1 (1.04%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.04%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.04%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 96 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (66.67%) MCITP
3 57 (59.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 42 (43.75%) CCA
4 42 (43.75%) Citrix Certification
5 22 (22.92%) MCSA
6 12 (12.50%) Degree
7 10 (10.42%) CISM
7 10 (10.42%) CEH
7 10 (10.42%) CISSP
8 9 (9.38%) MCP
9 7 (7.29%) MCTS
10 6 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (6.25%) CCNP
11 5 (5.21%) CCNA
12 3 (3.13%) A+ Certification
13 2 (2.08%) MCDST
14 1 (1.04%) VCP5
14 1 (1.04%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.54%) SLA
2 11 (11.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (39.58%) Active Directory
3 9 (9.38%) XenDesktop
4 7 (7.29%) vSphere
4 7 (7.29%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.29%) XenApp
5 5 (5.21%) XenServer
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 69 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 67 (69.79%) VMware
3 57 (59.38%) Citrix
4 21 (21.88%) HP
5 19 (19.79%) Oracle
6 10 (10.42%) IBM
6 10 (10.42%) Dell
7 7 (7.29%) NetApp
8 5 (5.21%) Intel
9 4 (4.17%) Cisco
10 2 (2.08%) IronPort
11 1 (1.04%) Pegasus
11 1 (1.04%) Apple
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago