The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 120 129 111
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 9 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.52% 0.21% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 0.72% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 19
Median salary £25,000 £42,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +54.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £37,550 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £46,750 £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,250 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +2.66%
MCSE
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
474 557 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 27.49% 29.83% 28.48%
Number of salaries quoted 379 443 417
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £28,700 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £58,403 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

MCSE
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Bristol

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Bristol

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Bristol region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (85.71%) Windows
3 16 (76.19%) VMware
4 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 12 (57.14%) DNS
6 10 (47.62%) Cisco
6 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 10 (47.62%) WAN
6 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
7 9 (42.86%) Linux
8 8 (38.10%) Clustering
9 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (33.33%) Firewall
9 7 (33.33%) ITIL
9 7 (33.33%) VoIP
9 7 (33.33%) CCNA
9 7 (33.33%) Citrix
9 7 (33.33%) SAN
9 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
10 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
10 6 (28.57%) VPN
10 6 (28.57%) DHCP
10 6 (28.57%) LAN
10 6 (28.57%) SQL
11 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
5 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
6 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) DNS
2 10 (47.62%) WAN
3 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 7 (33.33%) Firewall
4 7 (33.33%) SAN
4 7 (33.33%) VoIP
5 6 (28.57%) DHCP
5 6 (28.57%) LAN
5 6 (28.57%) VPN
6 4 (19.05%) Broadband
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
6 4 (19.05%) NetScreen
6 4 (19.05%) SMTP
7 2 (9.52%) VLAN
8 1 (4.76%) Internet
8 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
8 1 (4.76%) NAS
8 1 (4.76%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Wintel Support
3 3 (14.29%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Support
4 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Clustering
2 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
3 4 (19.05%) Fat Client
3 4 (19.05%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.76%) CMDB
4 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.76%) iSeries
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
4 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Service Design
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) Data Security
6 1 (4.76%) DNA
6 1 (4.76%) Document Management
6 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.76%) Security Operations
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
6 1 (4.76%) SIEM
6 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 3 (14.29%) VBScript
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (33.33%) CCNA
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (19.05%) MCITP
4 4 (19.05%) MCP
4 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) MCSA
7 1 (4.76%) CCA
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (4.76%) HNC
7 1 (4.76%) HND
7 1 (4.76%) HP ASE
7 1 (4.76%) HP MASE
7 1 (4.76%) LPIC
7 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.76%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (4.76%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 4 (19.05%) Terminal Services
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 3 (14.29%) vSphere
5 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (4.76%) NFS
6 1 (4.76%) vCloud
6 1 (4.76%) XenApp
6 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Backup Exec
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 3 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (9.52%) SCCM
4 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
4 1 (4.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (4.76%) HP SIM
4 1 (4.76%) Nagios
4 1 (4.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (4.76%) SCOM
4 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.76%) vMotion
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) arcserve
4 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
4 4 (19.05%) Intel Security
4 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
4 4 (19.05%) Sophos
5 3 (14.29%) EMC
5 3 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 3 (14.29%) Remedy
5 3 (14.29%) Symantec
6 1 (4.76%) Avaya
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) Intel
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) Sourcefire