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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South East / West Sussex
Rank 86 105 79
Rank change year-on-year +19 -26  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 9 2 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.86% 0.18% 2.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.63% 0.66% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 21
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,844
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +5.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £40,000 £29,025
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -2.59% +5.47%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 248 301 312
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 23.57% 26.68% 28.18%
Number of salaries quoted 229 270 261
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £24,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing MCSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +7 3 £32,500 -
Worthing - 3 - -
Gatwick -12 2 £57,500 +43.75%
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (69.23%) SAN
4 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
4 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
4 17 (65.38%) SQL
4 17 (65.38%) TOGAF
5 15 (57.69%) MS Exchange
5 15 (57.69%) HP
5 15 (57.69%) CCNA
6 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 13 (50.00%) Finance
6 13 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (46.15%) F5
7 12 (46.15%) Hyper-V
7 12 (46.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (46.15%) Network Load Balancing
7 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (46.15%) High Availability
7 12 (46.15%) 3PAR
7 12 (46.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (46.15%) Mentoring
7 12 (46.15%) Translating Business Requirements
7 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Clustering
7 12 (46.15%) IT Strategy
7 12 (46.15%) VMware
7 12 (46.15%) Clustering
7 12 (46.15%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 12 (46.15%) PRINCE2

MCSE
Top Related 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 15 (57.69%) MS Exchange
2 13 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (46.15%) SharePoint
3 12 (46.15%) SharePoint 2010
3 12 (46.15%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Office
2 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
3 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) SAN
2 7 (26.92%) Firewall
3 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
4 4 (15.38%) LAN
4 4 (15.38%) WAN
4 4 (15.38%) Wireless
5 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Architect
2 12 (46.15%) Active Directory Architect
2 12 (46.15%) Enterprise Architect
2 12 (46.15%) Enterprise Technical Architect
2 12 (46.15%) Technical Architect
3 7 (26.92%) Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) IT Architect
5 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Support
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Azure Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Active Directory Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Active Directory Support
7 1 (3.85%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Exchange Support
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Clustering
2 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Reinsurance
4 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) TOGAF
2 12 (46.15%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 12 (46.15%) High Availability
2 12 (46.15%) IT Strategy
2 12 (46.15%) Mentoring
2 12 (46.15%) Network Load Balancing
2 12 (46.15%) PRINCE2
2 12 (46.15%) Translating Business Requirements
3 7 (26.92%) ITIL
4 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL V3
6 4 (15.38%) Information Security
6 4 (15.38%) QMS
6 4 (15.38%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.85%) Change Control
7 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (57.69%) CCNA
4 10 (38.46%) Degree
5 5 (19.23%) CCNP
6 4 (15.38%) MCSA
7 1 (3.85%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.85%) MCDST
7 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
2 3 (11.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 12 (46.15%) Hyper-V
2 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
2 3 (11.54%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
2 3 (11.54%) WSUS
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) HP
3 12 (46.15%) 3PAR
3 12 (46.15%) F5
3 12 (46.15%) VMware
4 8 (30.77%) Cisco
5 5 (19.23%) Juniper
6 3 (11.54%) Intel Security
7 2 (7.69%) Dell
8 1 (3.85%) AppSense
8 1 (3.85%) Citrix
8 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
8 1 (3.85%) Mitel
8 1 (3.85%) Qualys
8 1 (3.85%) Tripwire
8 1 (3.85%) WatchGuard