The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South East / Hampshire
Rank 140 117 88
Rank change year-on-year -23 -29  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 31 76 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.04% 2.24% 3.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.25% 6.68% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 27 75 113
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year -3.22% +6.16%  

MCSE is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 955 1138 1309
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 31.91% 33.52% 35.21%
Number of salaries quoted 753 954 1074
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,182 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing MCSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Hampshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE in Hampshire.

Salary trend for MCSE in Hampshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Hampshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Hampshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -4 11 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Hook - 7 £32,500 - 1
Fareham +8 5 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Petersfield - 3 £47,500 - 1
Winchester +6 1 £22,500 -47.05% 1
Basingstoke +1 1 £45,000 +3.44% 1
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 80 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (88.75%) Windows
3 67 (83.75%) Microsoft
4 65 (81.25%) VMware
5 63 (78.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 56 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (56.25%) MS Excel
8 36 (45.00%) Active Directory
8 36 (45.00%) Hyper-V
9 35 (43.75%) MCSA
10 31 (38.75%) SAN
10 31 (38.75%) Office 365
11 30 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 30 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 26 (32.50%) Citrix
12 26 (32.50%) CCA
12 26 (32.50%) Citrix Certification
13 24 (30.00%) SQL
13 24 (30.00%) XenApp
13 24 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
14 23 (28.75%) Cisco Certification
14 23 (28.75%) CCNA
15 22 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
16 20 (25.00%) ITIL
17 17 (21.25%) GAP Analysis
17 17 (21.25%) WSUS
17 17 (21.25%) Qualys
17 17 (21.25%) PCI DSS
17 17 (21.25%) Nessus
17 17 (21.25%) Information Security

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (17.50%) IIS
3 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.50%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 45 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.25%) MS Office
3 4 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (38.75%) Office 365
2 14 (17.50%) SaaS
3 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (38.75%) SAN
2 8 (10.00%) Firewall
3 7 (8.75%) VLAN
4 3 (3.75%) DNS
5 2 (2.50%) Skype
6 1 (1.25%) LAN
6 1 (1.25%) WAN
6 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.75%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.25%) DTS
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 14 (17.50%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Electronics
3 4 (5.00%) Military
4 3 (3.75%) Law
4 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Back Office
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Consultant
2 24 (30.00%) Administrator
2 24 (30.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 17 (21.25%) Windows Administrator
4 9 (11.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (11.25%) IT Support
4 9 (11.25%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) IT Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) 3rd Line Support Technician
6 7 (8.75%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Support Technician
7 6 (7.50%) Network Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.25%) DBA
8 5 (6.25%) Network Support
8 5 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) SQL DBA
9 4 (5.00%) Project Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
10 3 (3.75%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Data Centre
1 14 (17.50%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.75%) PKI
4 3 (3.75%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.50%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.50%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.25%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 71 (88.75%) Windows
2 56 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (21.25%) Windows Server
6 10 (12.50%) Linux
7 7 (8.75%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.75%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.00%) ITIL
2 17 (21.25%) GAP Analysis
2 17 (21.25%) Information Security
2 17 (21.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 14 (17.50%) Change Management
3 14 (17.50%) Information Assurance
3 14 (17.50%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (17.50%) Security Operations
3 14 (17.50%) Server Hardening
3 14 (17.50%) SIEM
3 14 (17.50%) Technical Architecture
3 14 (17.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (16.25%) B2B
4 13 (16.25%) Line Management
4 13 (16.25%) Risk Management
5 5 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.25%) High Availability
5 5 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (43.75%) MCSA
3 30 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 26 (32.50%) CCA
4 26 (32.50%) Citrix Certification
5 23 (28.75%) CCNA
5 23 (28.75%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (17.50%) GCIH
6 14 (17.50%) GIAC
7 5 (6.25%) A+ Certification
8 4 (5.00%) HNC
8 4 (5.00%) HND
8 4 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.75%) CCENT
9 3 (3.75%) MCITP
9 3 (3.75%) MCP
9 3 (3.75%) NCDA
9 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (78.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 36 (45.00%) Hyper-V
3 24 (30.00%) XenApp
4 4 (5.00%) VMware Server
4 4 (5.00%) vSphere
5 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.25%) vCloud
6 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (21.25%) Nessus
1 17 (21.25%) WSUS
2 4 (5.00%) SCCM
3 3 (3.75%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 67 (83.75%) Microsoft
2 65 (81.25%) VMware
3 26 (32.50%) Citrix
4 17 (21.25%) Qualys
5 15 (18.75%) Cisco
6 13 (16.25%) TOWER Software
7 4 (5.00%) NetApp
8 3 (3.75%) BMC
8 3 (3.75%) CA
8 3 (3.75%) Dell
8 3 (3.75%) EMC
8 3 (3.75%) Remedy
8 3 (3.75%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.25%) HP
Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Stratospherec
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 22 days ago