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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 12 30 41
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 2 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.51% 1.48% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 5.19% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Average salary £41,000 £27,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.45% -35.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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
26 77 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 45.61% 28.52% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16 59 97
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 28 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft