Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 95 89
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 -24
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 20 10 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.45% 0.90% 2.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.85% 3.68% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 37
Southampton median annual salary £34,250 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.38% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,775 £34,550 £29,550
90th Percentile £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year - -0.62% -5.29%

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 Southampton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Southampton
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 342 272 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 24.87% 24.44% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 266 250 489
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,875 £21,250 £23,900
90th Percentile £59,750 £65,000 £56,250
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -4.76%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing MCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Southampton

MCSE
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE in Southampton.

Salary trend for MCSE in Southampton

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Southampton over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 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 Southampton region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) VMware
3 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (50.00%) CCNA
6 9 (45.00%) CCNP
6 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
7 8 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (35.00%) Degree
8 7 (35.00%) ITIL
8 7 (35.00%) Firewall
8 7 (35.00%) Intel
8 7 (35.00%) VCP5
9 6 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (30.00%) Decision-Making
9 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
9 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 4 (20.00%) MCP
11 4 (20.00%) MCSA
11 4 (20.00%) Citrix
11 4 (20.00%) CCA
11 4 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (20.00%) SAN

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Technical Leader
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 2 (10.00%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Security Officer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Security Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) CESG
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) CentOS
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 6 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Decision-Making
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security Management
6 1 (5.00%) ISMS
6 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (50.00%) CCNA
4 9 (45.00%) CCNP
5 7 (35.00%) Degree
5 7 (35.00%) VCP5
6 4 (20.00%) CCA
6 4 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (20.00%) DBS Check
6 4 (20.00%) MCP
6 4 (20.00%) MCSA
6 4 (20.00%) MCTS
7 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
7 1 (5.00%) CEH
7 1 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (5.00%) CISSP
7 1 (5.00%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (5.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) Intel
4 4 (20.00%) Apple
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) HP