The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 30 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.69% 4.71% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.37% 13.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Median salary £50,000 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
MCSE
County Antrim

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

Qualifications Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
89 29 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 50.00% 34.12% 56.67%
Number of salaries quoted 70 15 44
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,800 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

MCSE
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Belfast

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) SLA
3 3 (60.00%) Replication
3 3 (60.00%) Firmware
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (60.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (40.00%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Security
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) MOM

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) NetWare
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Security
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (40.00%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Firmware
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (40.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) MOM
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) CommVault
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Novell
2 2 (40.00%) Sun