Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 74 77
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 19 52 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.48% 3.21% 3.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.99% 12.41% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 20 40 74
Kent median annual salary £32,500 £27,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -12.70% -30.00%
10th Percentile £20,900 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £45,125 £52,500 £43,750
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%

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 Kent with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Kent
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 317 419 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.73% 25.83% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 288 354 510
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -20.00%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,475 £23,725
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Kent

MCSE
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Kent

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Kent over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Kent

MCSE
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Kent region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
Dartford - 7 £32,500 -
Sittingbourne +10 3 £22,500 -
Maidstone +27 2 £40,000 - 1
Folkestone +2 2 £42,500 +73.47%
Westerham -8 2 £18,500 -26.00% 3
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 16 (84.21%) MCSA
3 15 (78.95%) Windows
3 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
4 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
5 11 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (52.63%) VMware
7 9 (47.37%) CCNA
7 9 (47.37%) Cisco
8 8 (42.11%) ITIL
9 7 (36.84%) Change Management
9 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
10 6 (31.58%) ITIL V3
10 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
10 6 (31.58%) ITSM
10 6 (31.58%) Linux
10 6 (31.58%) DNS
10 6 (31.58%) DHCP
10 6 (31.58%) Project Management
11 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
11 5 (26.32%) LAN
11 5 (26.32%) WAN
12 4 (21.05%) VoIP
12 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
12 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (21.05%) Firewall
12 4 (21.05%) Finance
12 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DHCP
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) LAN
2 5 (26.32%) WAN
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) VoIP
4 2 (10.53%) ISDN
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security
4 2 (10.53%) PBX
4 2 (10.53%) PSTN
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Support Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) IT Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) IT Support
2 7 (36.84%) IT Support Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) IT Technician
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 2 (10.53%) Communications Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Server Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) IVR
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
1 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Change Management
3 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL V3
3 6 (31.58%) ITSM
3 6 (31.58%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Data Security
4 2 (10.53%) High Availability
4 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Security
5 1 (5.26%) Content Development
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.53%) Python
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (84.21%) MCSA
3 11 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (47.37%) CCNA
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (10.53%) BICSI RCDD
6 2 (10.53%) CCNP
6 2 (10.53%) MCITP
6 2 (10.53%) MCP
6 2 (10.53%) MCSD
6 2 (10.53%) MCTS
6 2 (10.53%) VCAP
6 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
7 1 (5.26%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) COBIT
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
3 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Avaya
4 2 (10.53%) WatchGuard
5 1 (5.26%) HP