The first table below looks at the demand for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 30 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 4 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.49% 1.56% 4.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% 3.91% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 8
Average salary £27,250 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £37,300 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
76 128 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 28.36% 39.88% 36.92%
Number of salaries quoted 58 97 96
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £33,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSE
Scotland

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

MCSE
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Aberdeen region.

MCSE Salary Trend in Aberdeen

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) MCITP
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) WAP
5 1 (14.29%) MCSA
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) CCNP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V2
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCITP
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) MCSA
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) VMware