The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 26 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 2 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.80% 3.93% 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.08% 10.19% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 3
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +13.87%
MCSE
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Qualifications Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
65 108 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 26.00% 38.57% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 38 86 83
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 16 September 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (50.00%) MCITP
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) MCP
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) iPad
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (25.00%) iPhone
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) SLA
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) WAP
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) IT Support
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL V2
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCITP
3 3 (37.50%) MCP
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
5 1 (12.50%) CCNP
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Apple
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + Company Vehicle + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday + pension + add
Posted: 6 days ago