Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 88 75
Rank change year-on-year -14 -13 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 10 14 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.70% 1.20% 3.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.98% 4.79% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 49
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £27,975 £33,775 £37,250
90th Percentile £46,125 £50,000 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - -

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 336 292 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 23.38% 24.94% 30.54%
Number of salaries quoted 276 269 440
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £26,225
90th Percentile £55,625 £62,750 £53,750
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) Office 365
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) XenApp
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
5 4 (40.00%) Citrix
5 4 (40.00%) CCA
5 4 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (20.00%) DBS Check
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (20.00%) CentOS
7 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) MCP
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) MCSA
7 2 (20.00%) Apple
7 2 (20.00%) CCNP
7 2 (20.00%) CCNA

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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) CentOS
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (40.00%) CCA
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) DBS Check
4 2 (20.00%) MCITP
4 2 (20.00%) MCP
4 2 (20.00%) MCSA
4 2 (20.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) XenApp
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Apple