Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 123 143
Rank change year-on-year -2 +20 -25
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 27 31 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.16% 1.53% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.77% 5.98% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 18
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -38.10% +50.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £19,125 £42,125
90th Percentile £77,500 £53,200 £59,375
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%

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 566 518 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 24.29% 25.52% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 458 460 609
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,500 £27,400
90th Percentile £64,500 £60,000 £59,600
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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Gatwick +3 9 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Worthing 0 5 £75,000 +50.00% 3
Crawley +1 2 £50,000 +53.85%
Haywards Heath - 1 £22,500 -
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 19 (70.37%) Windows
3 17 (62.96%) Windows Server
4 16 (59.26%) ITIL
5 15 (55.56%) Cisco
5 15 (55.56%) Firewall
5 15 (55.56%) VMware
6 14 (51.85%) DHCP
7 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (44.44%) MCSA
8 12 (44.44%) DNS
8 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
9 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
9 11 (40.74%) Citrix
10 10 (37.04%) Office 365
11 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (29.63%) CCNA
12 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
12 8 (29.63%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (29.63%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (25.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
13 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (25.93%) MCP
13 7 (25.93%) CCNP
14 6 (22.22%) HP
14 6 (22.22%) VPN

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 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.41%) IIS
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (37.04%) Office 365
3 5 (18.52%) SaaS
4 4 (14.81%) IaaS
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) Firewall
2 14 (51.85%) DHCP
3 12 (44.44%) DNS
4 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
5 8 (29.63%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (22.22%) SAN
6 6 (22.22%) VPN
6 6 (22.22%) WAN
7 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (18.52%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (18.52%) Network Security
7 5 (18.52%) VLAN
7 5 (18.52%) VoIP
8 3 (11.11%) FTP
8 3 (11.11%) MPLS
8 3 (11.11%) SMTP
8 3 (11.11%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (7.41%) Internet
9 2 (7.41%) NetScaler
9 2 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) IT Manager
3 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Network Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) IT Support
3 3 (11.11%) Network Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Senior IT Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior IT Support
4 2 (7.41%) Storage Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Technology Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (18.52%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.41%) Clustering
4 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.41%) PKI
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Server
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
2 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
4 5 (18.52%) Network Management
4 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL V3
6 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.41%) Coaching
7 2 (7.41%) Line Management
7 2 (7.41%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (7.41%) Operations Management
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
7 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
7 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (44.44%) MCSA
3 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (29.63%) CCNA
5 7 (25.93%) CCNP
5 7 (25.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (25.93%) MCP
6 5 (18.52%) MCITP
6 5 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 2 (7.41%) NCDA
8 2 (7.41%) NCSA
8 2 (7.41%) VCAP
9 1 (3.70%) CCEA
9 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) Terminal Server
2 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 15 (55.56%) Cisco
2 15 (55.56%) VMware
3 11 (40.74%) Citrix
4 6 (22.22%) HP
4 6 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 3 (11.11%) Aruba
5 3 (11.11%) NetApp
5 3 (11.11%) Remedy
6 2 (7.41%) Okta
6 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.70%) BMC
7 1 (3.70%) EMC
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.70%) Veeam