Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 84 82
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 -42
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 21 28 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.48% 2.11% 3.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.48% 6.07% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 41
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +23.29%
10th Percentile £31,500 £27,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +10.39%

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 383 461 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 26.93% 34.69% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 351 422 317
Southampton median annual salary £35,000 £41,771 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.21% -1.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,750 £23,125
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £61,450
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.61% -2.35%

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Southampton region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (95.24%) Office 365
3 16 (76.19%) Windows
4 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
5 14 (66.67%) Citrix
5 14 (66.67%) CCA
5 14 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
5 14 (66.67%) SAN
5 14 (66.67%) VMware
5 14 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (66.67%) Hyper-V
5 14 (66.67%) XenApp
6 7 (33.33%) MCSA
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (28.57%) CCNA
8 5 (23.81%) Change Management
8 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
8 5 (23.81%) Data Centre Operations
8 5 (23.81%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (19.05%) Project Management
9 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
9 4 (19.05%) ITIL
10 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
10 2 (9.52%) Windows Server

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 14 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (95.24%) Office 365
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Consultant
1 14 (66.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Change Management
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre Operations
1 5 (23.81%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) IT Strategy
3 1 (4.76%) Presales
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (66.67%) CCA
2 14 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 14 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (33.33%) MCSA
4 6 (28.57%) CCNA
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
6 1 (4.76%) CCNP
6 1 (4.76%) HNC
6 1 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 14 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (66.67%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (66.67%) Citrix
2 14 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat