Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 132 119
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13 -24
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 30 21 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.44% 0.85% 1.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.64% 3.26% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 45
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +75.00% -15.49%
10th Percentile £25,500 £37,875 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,375 £51,050
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -0.81%

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 532 644 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 25.50% 26.21% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 475 583 535
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,600 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,000 £59,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -20 10 £50,000 +66.67% 2
Crawley +27 8 £32,500 -38.10%
Gatwick +15 3 £62,500 +19.05%
Horsham - 3 £20,250 -
Billingshurst - 3 £26,000 -
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 19 (63.33%) SQL
4 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (50.00%) CCNA
7 14 (46.67%) SharePoint
7 14 (46.67%) SAN
7 14 (46.67%) Hyper-V
8 13 (43.33%) Clustering
8 13 (43.33%) Windows
9 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
9 12 (40.00%) HP
9 12 (40.00%) VMware
10 11 (36.67%) TOGAF
10 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (33.33%) Citrix
11 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
12 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Clustering
12 9 (30.00%) IT Strategy
12 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (30.00%) Degree
12 9 (30.00%) High Availability
12 9 (30.00%) 3PAR
12 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
12 9 (30.00%) Finance
13 8 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010

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 14 (46.67%) SharePoint
2 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (10.00%) Skype for Business
7 2 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Office 365
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) SAN
2 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.00%) Firewall
4 4 (13.33%) DHCP
4 4 (13.33%) LAN
4 4 (13.33%) WAN
5 3 (10.00%) Skype
5 3 (10.00%) VLAN
6 2 (6.67%) DNS
6 2 (6.67%) Internet
6 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
6 2 (6.67%) NAS
6 2 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
6 2 (6.67%) VoIP
6 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security
7 1 (3.33%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Architect
2 9 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Technical Architect
3 8 (26.67%) Active Directory Architect
3 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Technical Architect
4 6 (20.00%) Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) IT Support
4 6 (20.00%) Software Support Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Applications Support
5 4 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) IT Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) IT Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Clustering
2 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.67%) PKI
4 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (23.33%) Linux
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) TOGAF
2 9 (30.00%) High Availability
2 9 (30.00%) IT Strategy
2 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (26.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
3 8 (26.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 8 (26.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (16.67%) Information Security
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
7 2 (6.67%) Software Deployment
7 2 (6.67%) Time Management
7 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team Management
7 2 (6.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (50.00%) CCNA
4 9 (30.00%) Degree
5 7 (23.33%) MCITP
5 7 (23.33%) MCSA
6 6 (20.00%) CCA
6 6 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (16.67%) MCP
8 2 (6.67%) CCNP
8 2 (6.67%) MCTS
9 1 (3.33%) JNCIS
9 1 (3.33%) MCDST
9 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (46.67%) Hyper-V
3 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (20.00%) MetaFrame
4 6 (20.00%) XenApp
5 2 (6.67%) ISA Server
5 2 (6.67%) UAG
5 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.33%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (26.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) HP
2 12 (40.00%) VMware
3 10 (33.33%) Citrix
4 9 (30.00%) 3PAR
5 8 (26.67%) F5
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco
7 3 (10.00%) Aruba
8 2 (6.67%) EMC
8 2 (6.67%) Forcepoint
9 1 (3.33%) Dell
9 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
9 1 (3.33%) Juniper
9 1 (3.33%) Mitel
9 1 (3.33%) WatchGuard