Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 116 123
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 52 26 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.02% 1.27% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.65% 5.18% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 49 25 18
West Sussex median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% +50.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £42,125
90th Percentile £66,500 £60,000 £63,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -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 West Sussex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 680 502 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 26.42% 24.58% 26.77%
Number of salaries quoted 559 444 577
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £24,300 £26,250 £27,300
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £62,700
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in West Sussex

MCSE
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for MCSE in West Sussex

MCSE
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in West Sussex over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSE in West Sussex

MCSE
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing +2 23 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Gatwick -5 11 £55,000 -16.98%
Crawley +5 2 £50,000 +53.85%
East Grinstead - 1 £31,500 -
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (63.46%) Windows
3 32 (61.54%) Cisco
4 30 (57.69%) VMware
5 29 (55.77%) Firewall
6 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
7 27 (51.92%) DHCP
8 26 (50.00%) DNS
8 26 (50.00%) ITIL
9 25 (48.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (40.38%) Windows Server
11 20 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
12 19 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (34.62%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (34.62%) Remediation Plan
13 18 (34.62%) Runbook
14 17 (32.69%) High Availability
14 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (32.69%) SolarWinds
15 16 (30.77%) WAN
15 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
15 16 (30.77%) Citrix
16 15 (28.85%) Office 365
16 15 (28.85%) GDPR
17 14 (26.92%) VMware ESXi
17 14 (26.92%) TCP/IP
17 14 (26.92%) Unix
17 14 (26.92%) MPLS
18 13 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 13 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (21.15%) SharePoint
3 6 (11.54%) Skype for Business
4 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.69%) IIS
4 4 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (28.85%) Office 365
3 8 (15.38%) IBM Cloud
4 7 (13.46%) IaaS
4 7 (13.46%) SaaS
5 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (55.77%) Firewall
2 27 (51.92%) DHCP
3 26 (50.00%) DNS
4 18 (34.62%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (30.77%) WAN
6 14 (26.92%) MPLS
6 14 (26.92%) TCP/IP
7 13 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
7 13 (25.00%) Network Security
7 13 (25.00%) VoIP
8 9 (17.31%) SAN
9 8 (15.38%) DWDM
9 8 (15.38%) VPN
9 8 (15.38%) Wireless
10 7 (13.46%) VLAN
11 6 (11.54%) FTP
11 6 (11.54%) SMTP
11 6 (11.54%) Software-Defined Networking
12 4 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (1.92%) Marketing
1 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) IT Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Backup Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Senior IT Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Storage and Backup Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Storage Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Network Manager
3 7 (13.46%) Network Operations Manager
3 7 (13.46%) Operations Manager
3 7 (13.46%) Senior Backup Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Azure Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) IT Manager
6 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.69%) Administrator
6 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Data Centre
2 10 (19.23%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (13.46%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (7.69%) Clustering
4 4 (7.69%) PKI
5 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.92%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 33 (63.46%) Windows
2 21 (40.38%) Windows Server
3 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (26.92%) Unix
5 13 (25.00%) Linux
6 12 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (21.15%) Windows 10
7 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) ITIL
2 25 (48.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 20 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (34.62%) Remediation Plan
4 18 (34.62%) Runbook
5 17 (32.69%) High Availability
6 10 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
7 9 (17.31%) Storage Management
8 8 (15.38%) Converged Infrastructure
8 8 (15.38%) Incident Management
8 8 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (15.38%) Problem Management
8 8 (15.38%) Server Management
8 8 (15.38%) WAN Optimisation
9 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
9 7 (13.46%) Technical Leadership
10 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (11.54%) ITIL V3
10 6 (11.54%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) SQL
2 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.85%) VBScript
4 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (21.15%) CCNP
4 10 (19.23%) MCSA
5 8 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (13.46%) MCITP
6 7 (13.46%) MCP
7 5 (9.62%) CCNA
7 5 (9.62%) Degree
7 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
7 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
7 5 (9.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.85%) NCDA
8 2 (3.85%) NCSA
8 2 (3.85%) VCAP
9 1 (1.92%) CCEA
9 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.85%) GDPR
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 19 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 14 (26.92%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (11.54%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) SCCM
1 8 (15.38%) vRealize
2 6 (11.54%) vCenter Server
3 4 (7.69%) SCOM
3 4 (7.69%) SCOrch
3 4 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (5.77%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (5.77%) SCSM
5 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 32 (61.54%) Cisco
2 30 (57.69%) VMware
3 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 17 (32.69%) SolarWinds
5 16 (30.77%) Citrix
6 10 (19.23%) EMC
7 9 (17.31%) Dell
8 8 (15.38%) HP
8 8 (15.38%) IBM
9 6 (11.54%) Aruba
10 4 (7.69%) BMC
10 4 (7.69%) Okta
11 3 (5.77%) NetApp
12 2 (3.85%) Remedy
12 2 (3.85%) Symantec
13 1 (1.92%) 3PAR
13 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
13 1 (1.92%) SonicWALL
13 1 (1.92%) Veeam