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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 21 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.76% - 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.79% - 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
29 83 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 34.52% 54.61% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15 44 32
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -33.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £36,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Belfast

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) MCTS
3 4 (66.67%) MCITP
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) MCSA
3 4 (66.67%) Terminal Services
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Sun
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) NetWare
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) NetWare
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Security
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCSA
2 4 (66.67%) MCTS
2 4 (66.67%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) EMC Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Novell
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco