Period
to 17 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 52 91
Rank change year-on-year -24 +39 -13
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 29 65 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.62% 4.79% 2.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.42% 20.70% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 29 59 43
Kent median annual salary £32,500 £26,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.77% -5.00%
10th Percentile £20,950 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £53,550
South East median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £42,253
% change year-on-year +8.13% -5.33% +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 308 314 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 27.82% 23.12% 31.21%
Number of salaries quoted 266 274 553
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £19,500 £22,150 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,175 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +2.27%

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 August 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 August 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 +8 7 £32,500 -
West Malling - 5 £37,500 -
Chatham - 5 £22,000 -
Dartford -3 2 £37,500 +20.00%
Tonbridge - 2 £32,500 -
Canterbury - 2 £21,500 -
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (86.21%) Windows
3 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
4 18 (62.07%) MCP
4 18 (62.07%) VMware
4 18 (62.07%) Windows Server
5 17 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (51.72%) Office 365
8 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
8 14 (48.28%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (41.38%) Hyper-V
10 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (37.93%) CCNA
10 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (34.48%) Citrix
12 9 (31.03%) DNS
12 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
12 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
12 9 (31.03%) Migration
13 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (27.59%) DHCP
14 7 (24.14%) A+ Certification
15 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 6 (20.69%) MCSA
16 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
16 5 (17.24%) LAN
16 5 (17.24%) WAN

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 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
2 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
4 4 (13.79%) IIS
5 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (51.72%) Office 365
2 14 (48.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) DNS
2 8 (27.59%) DHCP
3 5 (17.24%) LAN
3 5 (17.24%) WAN
4 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.34%) Firewall
6 2 (6.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) Power BI
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.90%) SSDT
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Support Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) IT Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) IT Support
2 9 (31.03%) IT Support Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Office 365 Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Wintel Support
3 7 (24.14%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 3 (10.34%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) AS400
1 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
1 3 (10.34%) Replication
2 2 (6.90%) NHS
2 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) Windows Server
3 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
6 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
6 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
7 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.90%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Migration
2 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
3 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (10.34%) Resource Management
5 2 (6.90%) Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) Data Management
5 2 (6.90%) ETL
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.90%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (6.90%) Time Management
6 1 (3.45%) BCP
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.45%) ERP
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (62.07%) MCP
3 11 (37.93%) CCNA
3 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (24.14%) A+ Certification
5 6 (20.69%) MCSA
6 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (10.34%) CCENT
7 3 (10.34%) DBS Check
8 2 (6.90%) MCITP
9 1 (3.45%) CCNP
9 1 (3.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 17 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (41.38%) Hyper-V
4 4 (13.79%) Firmware
4 4 (13.79%) XenApp
4 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (10.34%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (6.90%) MetaFrame
6 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) VMware
2 10 (34.48%) Citrix
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) Apple
5 3 (10.34%) HP
5 3 (10.34%) Veeam
6 2 (6.90%) Capita
6 2 (6.90%) Meraki
7 1 (3.45%) CommVault
7 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds