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

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 43 45 74
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +29
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 47 42 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.52% 5.07% 1.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.99% 16.60% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 47 42 16
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 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +13.87%
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
336 253 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 39.48% 30.56% 32.05%
Number of salaries quoted 289 250 252
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 £21,300 £22,600 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 12 September 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Southampton

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 94 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (88.30%) Windows
3 67 (71.28%) Microsoft
4 65 (69.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (64.89%) MS Excel
6 60 (63.83%) VMware
7 57 (60.64%) MCITP
8 50 (53.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 48 (51.06%) Citrix
10 47 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 44 (46.81%) Active Directory
12 35 (37.23%) Firewall
13 33 (35.11%) Thin Client
13 33 (35.11%) CCA
13 33 (35.11%) Citrix Certification
13 33 (35.11%) TCP/IP
13 33 (35.11%) Windows Vista
13 33 (35.11%) Fat Client
14 32 (34.04%) Windows 8
15 31 (32.98%) Windows Server 2012
16 30 (31.91%) Windows Server 2003
17 29 (30.85%) Windows 7
18 27 (28.72%) MCSA
19 23 (24.47%) Linux
19 23 (24.47%) DNS
20 22 (23.40%) HP
20 22 (23.40%) SQL
21 21 (22.34%) Network Security
21 21 (22.34%) MS Exchange
22 19 (20.21%) Tomcat

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (22.34%) MS Exchange
2 19 (20.21%) IIS
2 19 (20.21%) Tomcat
3 15 (15.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (8.51%) Lync
6 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 61 (64.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 35 (37.23%) Firewall
2 33 (35.11%) TCP/IP
3 23 (24.47%) DNS
4 21 (22.34%) Network Security
5 19 (20.21%) DHCP
6 7 (7.45%) LAN
6 7 (7.45%) WAN
7 4 (4.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.21%) MySQL
1 19 (20.21%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 27 (28.72%) Consultant
2 22 (23.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (15.96%) IT Support
4 12 (12.77%) Support Engineer
5 11 (11.70%) Junior
5 11 (11.70%) IT Consultant
5 11 (11.70%) Support Consultant
6 10 (10.64%) Security Specialist
6 10 (10.64%) Information Security Specialist
6 10 (10.64%) Information Specialist
7 9 (9.57%) Applications Support Specialist
7 9 (9.57%) Support Specialist
7 9 (9.57%) Applications Support
7 9 (9.57%) Applications Specialist
8 8 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (8.51%) Junior Consultant
8 8 (8.51%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (8.51%) Analyst
8 8 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) Junior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.21%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (35.11%) Thin Client
1 33 (35.11%) Fat Client
2 19 (20.21%) Clustering
3 11 (11.70%) Kindle
4 10 (10.64%) CESG
4 10 (10.64%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 83 (88.30%) Windows
2 65 (69.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (35.11%) Windows Vista
4 32 (34.04%) Windows 8
5 31 (32.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (31.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (30.85%) Windows 7
8 23 (24.47%) Linux
9 9 (9.57%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.26%) UNIX
10 4 (4.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.89%) Service Management
2 12 (12.77%) ITIL
3 10 (10.64%) Risk Management
3 10 (10.64%) Information Security
3 10 (10.64%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (9.57%) Incident Management
4 9 (9.57%) Requirements Management
4 9 (9.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (9.57%) Resource Management
4 9 (9.57%) Problem Management
4 9 (9.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (9.57%) Service Delivery
5 8 (8.51%) Migration
6 6 (6.38%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.26%) Business Continuity
7 4 (4.26%) Identity Management
7 4 (4.26%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.13%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.40%) SQL
Qualifications
1 94 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (60.64%) MCITP
3 47 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 33 (35.11%) CCA
4 33 (35.11%) Citrix Certification
5 27 (28.72%) MCSA
6 12 (12.77%) Degree
6 12 (12.77%) MCP
7 10 (10.64%) CEH
7 10 (10.64%) CISM
7 10 (10.64%) CISSP
8 7 (7.45%) MCTS
9 6 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (6.38%) CCNP
9 6 (6.38%) CCNA
10 3 (3.19%) A+ Certification
11 2 (2.13%) CCSA
11 2 (2.13%) VCP5
11 2 (2.13%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.83%) SLA
2 12 (12.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 50 (53.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (46.81%) Active Directory
3 9 (9.57%) XenDesktop
4 8 (8.51%) vSphere
4 8 (8.51%) Hyper-V
5 7 (7.45%) XenApp
6 5 (5.32%) XenServer
7 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (8.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (71.28%) Microsoft
2 60 (63.83%) VMware
3 48 (51.06%) Citrix
4 22 (23.40%) HP
5 19 (20.21%) Oracle
6 10 (10.64%) Dell
6 10 (10.64%) IBM
7 8 (8.51%) NetApp
8 4 (4.26%) Cisco
8 4 (4.26%) Intel
8 4 (4.26%) Apple
9 2 (2.13%) IronPort
9 2 (2.13%) Pegasus
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago