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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 31 44 66
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +22
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 60 48 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 7.06% 5.33% 2.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.81% 17.20% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 58 47 18
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +9.31%
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
357 279 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 42.00% 30.97% 33.29%
Number of salaries quoted 309 275 269
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 £21,500 £22,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Southampton

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 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 92 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (86.96%) Windows
3 65 (70.65%) Microsoft
4 59 (64.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (60.87%) MS Excel
6 54 (58.70%) VMware
7 53 (57.61%) MCITP
8 47 (51.09%) Active Directory
9 44 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 41 (44.57%) Citrix
11 39 (42.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 34 (36.96%) Windows 8
13 31 (33.70%) Windows 7
14 30 (32.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 30 (32.61%) MCSA
15 29 (31.52%) Firewall
16 28 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
17 27 (29.35%) Fat Client
17 27 (29.35%) Windows Vista
17 27 (29.35%) Thin Client
17 27 (29.35%) CCA
17 27 (29.35%) Citrix Certification
17 27 (29.35%) TCP/IP
18 25 (27.17%) DNS
18 25 (27.17%) Linux
19 24 (26.09%) SQL
20 23 (25.00%) Network Security
21 22 (23.91%) HP
22 21 (22.83%) MS Exchange
23 20 (21.74%) SQL Server

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 21 (22.83%) MS Exchange
2 20 (21.74%) IIS
3 19 (20.65%) Tomcat
4 15 (16.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (8.70%) Lync
6 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 56 (60.87%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.61%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 29 (31.52%) Firewall
2 27 (29.35%) TCP/IP
3 25 (27.17%) DNS
4 23 (25.00%) Network Security
5 19 (20.65%) DHCP
6 10 (10.87%) LAN
6 10 (10.87%) WAN
7 5 (5.43%) SAN
8 1 (1.09%) SSL
8 1 (1.09%) VPN
8 1 (1.09%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 19 (20.65%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 24 (26.09%) Consultant
2 19 (20.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (14.13%) Support Engineer
4 12 (13.04%) IT Support
5 11 (11.96%) Junior
6 10 (10.87%) Analyst
6 10 (10.87%) Information Security Specialist
6 10 (10.87%) Security Specialist
6 10 (10.87%) Information Specialist
7 9 (9.78%) Applications Support Specialist
7 9 (9.78%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (9.78%) Support Specialist
7 9 (9.78%) Applications Support
7 9 (9.78%) Applications Specialist
8 8 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (8.70%) Support Consultant
8 8 (8.70%) IT Consultant
8 8 (8.70%) Junior Consultant
8 8 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (7.61%) Junior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.35%) Fat Client
1 27 (29.35%) Thin Client
2 20 (21.74%) Clustering
3 11 (11.96%) Kindle
4 10 (10.87%) Management Information System
4 10 (10.87%) CESG
5 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 80 (86.96%) Windows
2 59 (64.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (36.96%) Windows 8
4 31 (33.70%) Windows 7
5 30 (32.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (29.35%) Windows Vista
8 25 (27.17%) Linux
9 9 (9.78%) Windows XP
10 6 (6.52%) UNIX
10 6 (6.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.22%) Service Management
2 10 (10.87%) ITIL
2 10 (10.87%) Ethical Hacking
2 10 (10.87%) Risk Management
2 10 (10.87%) Information Security
3 9 (9.78%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (9.78%) Resource Management
3 9 (9.78%) Problem Management
3 9 (9.78%) Incident Management
3 9 (9.78%) Requirements Management
3 9 (9.78%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (9.78%) Service Delivery
4 8 (8.70%) Migration
5 6 (6.52%) Configuration Management
5 6 (6.52%) Identity Management
5 6 (6.52%) Business Continuity
5 6 (6.52%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.09%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (57.61%) MCITP
3 39 (42.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 30 (32.61%) MCSA
5 27 (29.35%) CCA
5 27 (29.35%) Citrix Certification
6 13 (14.13%) MCP
7 11 (11.96%) Degree
8 10 (10.87%) CISSP
8 10 (10.87%) CISM
8 10 (10.87%) CEH
9 7 (7.61%) MCTS
9 7 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (7.61%) CCNA
10 6 (6.52%) CCNP
11 4 (4.35%) CCSA
12 3 (3.26%) A+ Certification
13 2 (2.17%) MCDST
14 1 (1.09%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.13%) SLA
1 13 (14.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (51.09%) Active Directory
2 44 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.78%) XenDesktop
3 9 (9.78%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.70%) vSphere
5 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (6.52%) XenApp
6 5 (5.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (70.65%) Microsoft
2 54 (58.70%) VMware
3 41 (44.57%) Citrix
4 22 (23.91%) HP
5 19 (20.65%) Oracle
6 10 (10.87%) IBM
6 10 (10.87%) Dell
7 8 (8.70%) NetApp
8 6 (6.52%) Cisco
8 6 (6.52%) Apple
9 2 (2.17%) Pegasus
9 2 (2.17%) Intel
10 1 (1.09%) IronPort
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday