Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 86 85
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -13
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 26 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.90% 1.10% 2.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.08% 4.12% 6.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 32
Southampton median annual salary £28,250 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.38% -5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £26,400 £30,950 £27,425
90th Percentile £69,500 £45,000 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -11.76%

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 367 291 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 26.85% 26.75% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 267 270 449
Southampton median annual salary £44,500 £35,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.14% -15.66% -2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,200 £24,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -3.61%

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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Southampton

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (76.92%) Windows
3 17 (65.38%) VMware
4 15 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (57.69%) CCNA
5 13 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
7 11 (42.31%) VCP5
7 11 (42.31%) Degree
7 11 (42.31%) ITIL
7 11 (42.31%) CCNP
7 11 (42.31%) Intel
8 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
8 10 (38.46%) Data Analysis
8 10 (38.46%) Customer Requirements
8 10 (38.46%) Decision-Making
8 10 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
10 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (23.08%) MCP
10 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
10 6 (23.08%) MCSA
11 5 (19.23%) CISSP
11 5 (19.23%) Firewall
11 5 (19.23%) Information Security
11 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (15.38%) Windows 10

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 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) Wireless
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (7.69%) DHCP
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
General
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Technical Leader
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (15.38%) Security Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) IT Security Officer
4 1 (3.85%) IT Support
4 1 (3.85%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Security Officer
4 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.85%) CESG
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Customer Requirements
2 10 (38.46%) Data Analysis
2 10 (38.46%) Decision-Making
2 10 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (19.23%) Information Security
5 4 (15.38%) Investment Management
5 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (7.69%) Release Management
7 1 (3.85%) Information Security Management
7 1 (3.85%) ISMS
7 1 (3.85%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (57.69%) CCNA
2 15 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (42.31%) CCNP
4 11 (42.31%) Degree
4 11 (42.31%) VCP5
5 6 (23.08%) MCP
5 6 (23.08%) MCSA
6 5 (19.23%) CISSP
7 4 (15.38%) CISM
7 4 (15.38%) DBS Check
7 4 (15.38%) GIAC
7 4 (15.38%) GSEC
7 4 (15.38%) GSLC
7 4 (15.38%) MCTS
8 2 (7.69%) A+ Certification
8 2 (7.69%) MCDST
9 1 (3.85%) CCA
9 1 (3.85%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) VMware
2 11 (42.31%) Intel
3 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) Apple
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) Dell
5 2 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix