Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 86 72
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 12 27 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.31% 2.08% 3.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.80% 8.57% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 47
Kent median annual salary £36,250 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% +18.18% -28.57%
10th Percentile £28,875 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £41,375 £43,750 £53,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%

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 207 315 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.52% 24.32% 27.02%
Number of salaries quoted 175 286 409
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,750 £21,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,000 £60,000 £61,250
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 16 December 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 16 December 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
Chatham - 4 £32,000 - 2
Dartford +9 3 £37,500 +15.38%
West Malling - 3 £37,500 -
Maidstone -4 1 £40,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £38,000 -
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) MCSA
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) Information Security
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (25.00%) Email Filtering
7 3 (25.00%) Web Filtering
7 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (25.00%) SIEM
7 3 (25.00%) GDPR
7 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity

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 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) IT Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) DBA
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) Senior DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Senior SQL DBA
2 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) AS400
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Debian
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (25.00%) Data Security
3 3 (25.00%) Email Filtering
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (25.00%) SIEM
3 3 (25.00%) Web Filtering
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MCSA
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (25.00%) SSCP
4 2 (16.67%) MCITP
4 2 (16.67%) MCP
5 1 (8.33%) CCENT
5 1 (8.33%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (8.33%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (8.33%) RHCE
5 1 (8.33%) RHCSA
5 1 (8.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) GDPR
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) Firmware
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Veeam