Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 55 93
Rank change year-on-year -19 +38 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 19 50 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.85% 3.93% 2.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.91% 16.45% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 19 47 33
Kent median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.26% -6.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £41,250 £43,750 £53,750
South East median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £42,253
% change year-on-year +2.56% -7.70% +5.63%

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 275 304 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 26.72% 23.92% 28.62%
Number of salaries quoted 244 278 464
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,250 £24,475
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,905 £57,500
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 17 October 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 17 October 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
Tunbridge Wells +5 6 £32,500 -
West Malling - 4 £36,250 -
Chatham - 4 £32,000 - 1
Dartford +1 2 £37,500 +20.00%
Maidstone -8 1 £40,000 - 3
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (84.21%) Windows
3 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (73.68%) Windows Server
4 10 (52.63%) Office 365
4 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
4 10 (52.63%) VMware
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (47.37%) MCP
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
7 7 (36.84%) ITIL
7 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
7 7 (36.84%) CCNA
7 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (31.58%) DNS
9 5 (26.32%) DHCP
9 5 (26.32%) MCSA
9 5 (26.32%) A+ Certification
9 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (26.32%) Migration
9 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
10 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (21.05%) Server Virtualisation
10 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (21.05%) IIS
4 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Office 365
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) DHCP
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.79%) LAN
4 3 (15.79%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) IT Support
1 8 (42.11%) Support Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) IT Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Office 365 Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Wintel Support
3 5 (26.32%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Administrator
5 3 (15.79%) IT Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) IT Administrator
6 2 (10.53%) IT Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
1 3 (15.79%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
1 3 (15.79%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) AS400
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Debian
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
4 3 (15.79%) Data Security
4 3 (15.79%) Email Filtering
4 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
4 3 (15.79%) SIEM
4 3 (15.79%) Web Filtering
5 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (47.37%) MCP
3 7 (36.84%) CCNA
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (26.32%) A+ Certification
4 5 (26.32%) MCSA
4 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (15.79%) SSCP
6 1 (5.26%) CCENT
6 1 (5.26%) CCNP
6 1 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (5.26%) Degree
6 1 (5.26%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (5.26%) RHCE
6 1 (5.26%) RHCSA
6 1 (5.26%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) GDPR
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
4 4 (21.05%) Firmware
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (15.79%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) Veeam
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat