Period
to 20 July 2017

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 July 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 > Kent
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 98 80
Rank change year-on-year +41 -18 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 63 47 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.43% 2.23% 3.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.66% 7.40% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 56 47 75
Kent median annual salary £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +8.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £53,750 £43,550
South East median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -9.41% +6.25% +5.26%

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent.

Academic & Professional Certification
Kent
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 305 635 492
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 21.45% 30.19% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 257 553 417
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £51,100 £57,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 July 2017.

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 July 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
Folkestone - 14 £25,000 - 1
Maidstone +6 11 £40,000 -23.81%
Sittingbourne -1 9 £22,500 -2.17%
Sevenoaks - 7 £22,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +13 6 £32,500 -
Dover +1 3 £25,000 -9.09%
West Malling +3 1 £45,000 +76.47%
Dartford - 1 £32,500 -
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 63 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 42 (66.67%) Windows
3 41 (65.08%) Windows Server
4 38 (60.32%) MCP
5 37 (58.73%) MCSA
6 25 (39.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (36.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 20 (31.75%) VMware
10 19 (30.16%) Firewall
10 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
10 19 (30.16%) Office 365
11 18 (28.57%) CCNA
11 18 (28.57%) LAN
11 18 (28.57%) WAN
11 18 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (25.40%) DHCP
12 16 (25.40%) DNS
12 16 (25.40%) Cisco
13 14 (22.22%) MS Exchange
14 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Office
14 13 (20.63%) Finance
14 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (20.63%) Time Management
14 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (20.63%) Driving Licence
15 11 (17.46%) High Availability
16 9 (14.29%) MCTS
16 9 (14.29%) Degree

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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 6 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.16%) Office 365
2 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.16%) Firewall
2 18 (28.57%) LAN
2 18 (28.57%) WAN
3 16 (25.40%) DHCP
3 16 (25.40%) DNS
4 9 (14.29%) VPN
5 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP
6 7 (11.11%) Network Security
6 7 (11.11%) Skype
7 3 (4.76%) SAN
7 3 (4.76%) VLAN
7 3 (4.76%) Wireless
8 2 (3.17%) BGP
8 2 (3.17%) DMVPN
8 2 (3.17%) EIGRP
8 2 (3.17%) IPsec
8 2 (3.17%) VoIP
9 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.35%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Support Engineer
2 17 (26.98%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (23.81%) Desktop Support
4 12 (19.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (15.87%) IT Engineer
5 10 (15.87%) IT Support
5 10 (15.87%) IT Support Engineer
6 9 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (12.70%) Network Support
8 7 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 7 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 7 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (11.11%) Server Support
9 6 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
10 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 5 (7.94%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (20.63%) Driving Licence
2 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) Replication
4 2 (3.17%) iPhone
5 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (66.67%) Windows
2 41 (65.08%) Windows Server
3 25 (39.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (36.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.94%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.17%) Android
6 2 (3.17%) Linux
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) Time Management
2 11 (17.46%) High Availability
3 6 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (9.52%) Security Patching
4 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.35%) ITIL
4 4 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.17%) Project Management
6 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.17%) Validation
7 1 (1.59%) BCP
7 1 (1.59%) Break/Fix
7 1 (1.59%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.59%) Data Management
7 1 (1.59%) Data Security
7 1 (1.59%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (1.59%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 7 (11.11%) Python
3 6 (9.52%) SQL
4 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (60.32%) MCP
3 37 (58.73%) MCSA
4 18 (28.57%) CCNA
4 18 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (14.29%) Degree
5 9 (14.29%) MCTS
6 7 (11.11%) MCITP
6 7 (11.11%) MCSD
6 7 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (9.52%) A+ Certification
8 5 (7.94%) VCAP
9 2 (3.17%) CCNP
9 2 (3.17%) Master's Degree
9 2 (3.17%) RHCE
10 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 21 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.94%) vSphere
5 2 (3.17%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.59%) XenApp
6 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) VMware
2 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
3 16 (25.40%) Cisco
4 9 (14.29%) SonicWALL
5 4 (6.35%) Dell
6 2 (3.17%) HP
6 2 (3.17%) Veeam
7 1 (1.59%) Citrix
7 1 (1.59%) IBM
7 1 (1.59%) Juniper
7 1 (1.59%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.59%) NetApp
7 1 (1.59%) Nimsoft
7 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago