Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 108 75
Rank change year-on-year +8 -33 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 20 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.52% 1.37% 2.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.14% 5.18% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 31
Southampton median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -20.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £25,950 £32,650 £33,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £45,000 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year - -3.03% -2.94%

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 389 463 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 29.47% 26.40% 29.12%
Number of salaries quoted 294 405 323
Southampton median annual salary £47,500 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.94% -15.29% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -

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 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 16 (80.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 12 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (55.00%) CCNA
5 9 (45.00%) Intel
5 9 (45.00%) ITIL
5 9 (45.00%) CCNP
5 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (45.00%) VCP5
5 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (45.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (40.00%) Decision-Making
6 8 (40.00%) Data Analysis
6 8 (40.00%) Degree
7 5 (25.00%) MCSA
7 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (20.00%) CISSP
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (20.00%) CISM
8 4 (20.00%) Information Security
8 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (20.00%) GIAC
8 4 (20.00%) GSEC
8 4 (20.00%) GSLC

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 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Technical Leader
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Security Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
2 8 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 8 (40.00%) Decision-Making
2 8 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (20.00%) Information Security
3 4 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Critical Thinking
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) Task-Oriented
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (15.00%) PHP
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (55.00%) CCNA
3 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (45.00%) CCNP
4 9 (45.00%) VCP5
5 8 (40.00%) Degree
6 5 (25.00%) MCSA
7 4 (20.00%) CISM
7 4 (20.00%) CISSP
7 4 (20.00%) GIAC
7 4 (20.00%) GSEC
7 4 (20.00%) GSLC
8 3 (15.00%) RHCE
8 3 (15.00%) RHCSA
9 2 (10.00%) A+ Certification
9 2 (10.00%) MCDST
9 2 (10.00%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 9 (45.00%) Intel
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) Dell
4 2 (10.00%) HP