Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 166 149
Rank change year-on-year -2 -17 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 93 113 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.46% 1.67% 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.05% 4.44% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 79 93 127
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +10.39%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -0.81%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1841 2547 2323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 28.91% 37.61% 32.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1469 2100 1919
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.61% -2.35%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing MCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnborough +13 22 £42,000 +20.00%
Southampton -10 21 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Fareham +12 11 £27,000 -28.00% 1
Basingstoke -8 7 £42,500 -10.53%
Portsmouth -14 7 £37,000 +10.45%
Havant +4 4 £45,000 +42.86%
Petersfield - 3 £35,000 -
Gosport - 3 £26,000 -
Winchester -17 2 £30,000 +5.26%
Ringwood -5 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 £34,000 -
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 93 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (83.87%) Windows
3 75 (80.65%) Microsoft
4 59 (63.44%) VMware
5 51 (54.84%) Active Directory
6 49 (52.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 46 (49.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 42 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
9 39 (41.94%) MS Exchange
9 39 (41.94%) Hyper-V
9 39 (41.94%) Windows Server
10 37 (39.78%) Exchange Server 2013
11 36 (38.71%) Office 365
12 34 (36.56%) CCNA
13 32 (34.41%) Windows Server 2008
14 31 (33.33%) MCP
15 29 (31.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 28 (30.11%) Firewall
16 28 (30.11%) Problem Management
17 27 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
17 27 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2010
17 27 (29.03%) Cisco
18 26 (27.96%) Service Delivery
19 24 (25.81%) MCSA
20 22 (23.66%) IIS
20 22 (23.66%) Migration
20 22 (23.66%) High Availability
21 21 (22.58%) PowerShell
21 21 (22.58%) ITIL
22 20 (21.51%) SQL

MCSE
Co-occurring 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 39 (41.94%) MS Exchange
2 37 (39.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 27 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (23.66%) IIS
5 16 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (13.98%) Skype for Business
7 4 (4.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.08%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (38.71%) Office 365
2 27 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (30.11%) Firewall
2 20 (21.51%) VPN
3 19 (20.43%) SAN
3 19 (20.43%) WAN
4 18 (19.35%) VoIP
5 15 (16.13%) Remote Desktop
6 14 (15.05%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (15.05%) Cisco PIX
6 14 (15.05%) DSL
6 14 (15.05%) Ethernet
6 14 (15.05%) MPLS
6 14 (15.05%) SSL
7 9 (9.68%) DNS
7 9 (9.68%) Skype
8 8 (8.60%) TCP/IP
9 6 (6.45%) DHCP
9 6 (6.45%) LAN
10 5 (5.38%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.15%) OLAP
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.08%) Big Data
3 1 (1.08%) MySQL
General
1 4 (4.30%) Electronics
2 3 (3.23%) Finance
3 2 (2.15%) Back Office
3 2 (2.15%) Marketing
3 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (33.33%) Consultant
2 17 (18.28%) IT Consultant
3 16 (17.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (16.13%) Support Engineer
5 14 (15.05%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 14 (15.05%) Technical Consultant
6 13 (13.98%) VMware Consultant
6 13 (13.98%) VMware Technical Consultant
7 11 (11.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 11 (11.83%) Server Engineer
8 10 (10.75%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 8 (8.60%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (8.60%) IT Engineer
9 8 (8.60%) IT Support
10 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (7.53%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (6.45%) 3rd Line Server Support
11 6 (6.45%) Server Support
12 5 (5.38%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Clustering
2 14 (15.05%) Replication
3 8 (8.60%) Driving Licence
4 6 (6.45%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.30%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.23%) PKI
8 2 (2.15%) Kindle
9 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.08%) Fintech
9 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 78 (83.87%) Windows
2 46 (49.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (41.94%) Windows Server
4 32 (34.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (18.28%) Linux
6 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (11.83%) CentOS
8 10 (10.75%) Windows 10
9 7 (7.53%) Windows 7
10 3 (3.23%) Android
11 1 (1.08%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.11%) Problem Management
2 26 (27.96%) Service Delivery
3 22 (23.66%) High Availability
3 22 (23.66%) Migration
4 21 (22.58%) ITIL
5 17 (18.28%) Incident Management
5 17 (18.28%) Presales
6 14 (15.05%) Integration Testing
6 14 (15.05%) Load Balancing
6 14 (15.05%) Server Building
7 11 (11.83%) CRM
8 8 (8.60%) Change Management
8 8 (8.60%) Customer-Centricity
8 8 (8.60%) Release Management
8 8 (8.60%) Time Management
9 7 (7.53%) Project Management
10 5 (5.38%) Data Centre Operations
10 5 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.38%) Server Virtualisation
11 4 (4.30%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.58%) PowerShell
2 20 (21.51%) SQL
3 1 (1.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 93 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (36.56%) CCNA
4 31 (33.33%) MCP
5 29 (31.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (25.81%) MCSA
7 18 (19.35%) MCITP
8 17 (18.28%) CCIE
9 15 (16.13%) Security Cleared
10 14 (15.05%) CCA
10 14 (15.05%) Citrix Certification
10 14 (15.05%) SC Cleared
10 14 (15.05%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (8.60%) CCDP
11 8 (8.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (7.53%) A+ Certification
12 7 (7.53%) CCNP
12 7 (7.53%) Network+ Certification
13 5 (5.38%) Degree
14 4 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) SLA
2 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.08%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 51 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 49 (52.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (41.94%) Hyper-V
4 15 (16.13%) Terminal Services
5 14 (15.05%) XenApp
6 9 (9.68%) vSphere
7 4 (4.30%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (3.23%) vCloud
8 3 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (3.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (18.28%) vCenter Server
2 15 (16.13%) Backup Exec
3 12 (12.90%) WSUS
4 8 (8.60%) SCCM
5 4 (4.30%) DatAdvantage
5 4 (4.30%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (4.30%) SCOM
6 3 (3.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 75 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 59 (63.44%) VMware
3 27 (29.03%) Cisco
4 20 (21.51%) HP
4 20 (21.51%) Juniper
5 19 (20.43%) Dell
6 18 (19.35%) Citrix
7 15 (16.13%) Draytek
7 15 (16.13%) SonicWALL
7 15 (16.13%) Veeam
8 14 (15.05%) ProCurve
8 14 (15.05%) Symantec
8 14 (15.05%) Veritas
8 14 (15.05%) WatchGuard
8 14 (15.05%) ZyXEL
9 12 (12.90%) Red Hat
10 5 (5.38%) ArcSight
10 5 (5.38%) Barracuda Networks
10 5 (5.38%) Lumension
10 5 (5.38%) NetApp