The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 101 92 102
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 17 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.92% 1.72% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.00% 5.49% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 12
Average salary £39,250 £43,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.77% +35.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £22,500 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -1.31%
Qualifications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
566 510 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 30.51% 31.37% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 397 436 538
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
MCSE
South West

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Bristol

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 46 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (95.65%) Windows
3 33 (71.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (69.57%) VMware
5 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
6 29 (63.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (56.52%) Firewall
8 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
9 22 (47.83%) MCSA
9 22 (47.83%) MS Exchange
9 22 (47.83%) vSphere
9 22 (47.83%) Degree
10 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
11 18 (39.13%) Hyper-V
12 16 (34.78%) DNS
12 16 (34.78%) SAN
13 15 (32.61%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (32.61%) CCNA
13 15 (32.61%) VMware ESX
14 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (28.26%) Linux
15 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
16 11 (23.91%) CCNP
17 10 (21.74%) Blackberry
17 10 (21.74%) MCITP
18 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
18 9 (19.57%) Cisco
18 9 (19.57%) VPN
18 9 (19.57%) LAN
18 9 (19.57%) SMTP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 22 (47.83%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.57%) IIS
3 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
5 4 (8.70%) Lync
6 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (56.52%) Firewall
2 16 (34.78%) DNS
2 16 (34.78%) SAN
3 9 (19.57%) HTTP
3 9 (19.57%) LAN
3 9 (19.57%) SMTP
3 9 (19.57%) VPN
4 7 (15.22%) DHCP
5 5 (10.87%) WAN
5 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.35%) PPTP
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.35%) IPsec
7 1 (2.17%) Network Security
7 1 (2.17%) Wireless
7 1 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.57%) MySQL
General
1 2 (4.35%) Back Office
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Administrator
3 9 (19.57%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Network Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (8.70%) IT Support
5 4 (8.70%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Wintel Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) HTML
1 9 (19.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 44 (95.65%) Windows
2 33 (71.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (28.26%) Linux
4 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.70%) UNIX
6 3 (6.52%) Mac OS X
6 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.35%) CentOS
7 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (10.87%) Network Management
3 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (8.70%) Time Management
3 4 (8.70%) Computer Architecture
4 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.35%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.35%) Software Deployment
5 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.35%) Network Design
5 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL
5 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (47.83%) MCSA
2 22 (47.83%) Degree
3 15 (32.61%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (32.61%) CCNA
4 11 (23.91%) CCNP
5 10 (21.74%) MCITP
6 8 (17.39%) MCP
7 7 (15.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (10.87%) MCTS
8 5 (10.87%) CCA
8 5 (10.87%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.17%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 29 (63.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (47.83%) vSphere
4 18 (39.13%) Hyper-V
5 15 (32.61%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) SCOM
2 3 (6.52%) SCCM
3 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.17%) WSUS
4 1 (2.17%) MOM
4 1 (2.17%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.17%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 32 (69.57%) VMware
2 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.57%) Cisco
4 7 (15.22%) Citrix
5 6 (13.04%) Apple
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle
7 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.35%) Dell
8 1 (2.17%) Symantec
8 1 (2.17%) HP