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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 74 64
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 24 28 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.13% 2.53% 3.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.79% 8.07% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 32
Median salary £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.07% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11%  

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 152 347 245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 19.84% 31.37% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 125 297 211
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.02%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing MCSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 9 £40,000 - 2
Sevenoaks - 6 £23,750 -
Folkestone - 3 £25,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +19 1 £32,500 -
Sittingbourne -1 1 £22,500 -6.25%
West Malling - 1 £45,000 -
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 45 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (80.00%) MCP
3 22 (48.89%) Windows
3 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
3 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
4 19 (42.22%) Windows Server
5 17 (37.78%) MCSA
6 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (31.11%) Finance
8 13 (28.89%) Firewall
8 13 (28.89%) LAN
8 13 (28.89%) WAN
8 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
9 12 (26.67%) Office 365
9 12 (26.67%) VMware
9 12 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (24.44%) Management Information System
10 11 (24.44%) CCNA
10 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (24.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (22.22%) DHCP
11 10 (22.22%) DNS
12 9 (20.00%) High Availability
13 8 (17.78%) Cisco
14 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
14 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
14 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
14 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure

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 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.89%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) Office 365
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) Firewall
1 13 (28.89%) LAN
1 13 (28.89%) WAN
2 10 (22.22%) DHCP
2 10 (22.22%) DNS
3 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.33%) Skype
4 6 (13.33%) VPN
5 5 (11.11%) Network Security
5 5 (11.11%) Wireless
6 3 (6.67%) VLAN
7 2 (4.44%) SAN
8 1 (2.22%) DSL
8 1 (2.22%) LDAP
8 1 (2.22%) NAS
8 1 (2.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (8.89%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 17 (37.78%) Desktop Support
3 12 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) Support Analyst
4 11 (24.44%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 11 (24.44%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 11 (24.44%) Desktop Analyst
4 11 (24.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Network Support
5 6 (13.33%) Server Support
6 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Administrator
6 5 (11.11%) IT Support
6 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) DBA
7 4 (8.89%) SQL DBA
7 4 (8.89%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.33%) Driving Licence
3 5 (11.11%) iPhone
4 4 (8.89%) Replication
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Windows Server
3 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.89%) Android
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (24.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (20.00%) High Availability
4 6 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (13.33%) Time Management
5 5 (11.11%) Security Patching
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.67%) BCP
7 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Data Management
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL
7 3 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.22%) CRM
8 1 (2.22%) ERP
8 1 (2.22%) Migration
8 1 (2.22%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.22%) Project Management
8 1 (2.22%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 5 (11.11%) Python
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (80.00%) MCP
3 17 (37.78%) MCSA
4 11 (24.44%) CCNA
4 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (13.33%) Degree
6 5 (11.11%) A+ Certification
6 5 (11.11%) MCITP
6 5 (11.11%) MCSD
7 1 (2.22%) MCTS
7 1 (2.22%) VCAP
7 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
3 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
4 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.67%) VMware
3 8 (17.78%) Cisco
4 6 (13.33%) SonicWALL
5 4 (8.89%) Citrix
6 2 (4.44%) LANDesk
6 2 (4.44%) Nimsoft
6 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.22%) Acronis
7 1 (2.22%) Apple
7 1 (2.22%) Dell
7 1 (2.22%) Google
7 1 (2.22%) NetApp
7 1 (2.22%) Sage
7 1 (2.22%) Symantec
Ashford, Kent
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Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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