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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 107 132 106
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -26
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 10 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.62% 0.26% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.98% 0.84% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 16
Median salary £40,063 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.97% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
504 592 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 31.11% 31.22% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 417 480 385
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 26 July 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Bristol

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 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 Bristol region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (87.10%) Windows
3 20 (64.52%) DNS
4 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
5 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
6 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
6 13 (41.94%) VMware
6 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
7 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (35.48%) WAN
7 11 (35.48%) Cisco
8 10 (32.26%) LAN
9 9 (29.03%) DHCP
9 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
9 9 (29.03%) ITIL
9 9 (29.03%) SAN
9 9 (29.03%) Office 365
9 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (25.81%) Firewall
10 8 (25.81%) Clustering
10 8 (25.81%) Linux
11 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
11 7 (22.58%) VPN
11 7 (22.58%) CCNA
11 7 (22.58%) Citrix
11 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (22.58%) Intel Security
11 7 (22.58%) Project Management
11 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (19.35%) Blackberry

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 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.90%) IIS
3 4 (12.90%) Skype for Business
4 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) DNS
2 11 (35.48%) WAN
3 10 (32.26%) LAN
4 9 (29.03%) DHCP
4 9 (29.03%) SAN
5 8 (25.81%) Firewall
6 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
6 7 (22.58%) VPN
7 5 (16.13%) VoIP
8 3 (9.68%) Internet
8 3 (9.68%) Skype
9 2 (6.45%) Broadband
9 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
9 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (6.45%) MPLS
9 2 (6.45%) NetScreen
9 2 (6.45%) SMTP
9 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications
10 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (3.23%) Billing
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Games
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) IT Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Support
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Wintel Support
4 3 (9.68%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Clustering
2 6 (19.35%) Blackberry
3 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
4 3 (9.68%) Fat Client
4 3 (9.68%) Thin Client
5 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.45%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
6 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (3.23%) PKI
6 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
3 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (25.81%) Linux
6 4 (12.90%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Project Management
3 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.68%) Data Security
5 3 (9.68%) DNA
5 3 (9.68%) Network Architecture
5 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.68%) Service Design
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) ITSM
6 2 (6.45%) Patch Management
6 2 (6.45%) Security Operations
6 2 (6.45%) Service Management
6 2 (6.45%) SIEM
6 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) Document Management
7 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) VBScript
3 2 (6.45%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (22.58%) CCNA
2 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (19.35%) MCSA
4 5 (16.13%) MCP
4 5 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (12.90%) A+ Certification
5 4 (12.90%) MCTS
5 4 (12.90%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
6 3 (9.68%) Degree
6 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
6 3 (9.68%) MCITP
7 2 (6.45%) CCNP
7 2 (6.45%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (6.45%) LPIC
7 2 (6.45%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (6.45%) Server+ Certification
8 1 (3.23%) HP ASE
8 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) vSphere
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (9.68%) Terminal Services
5 3 (9.68%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.45%) NFS
6 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (3.23%) vCloud
7 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
2 4 (12.90%) Backup Exec
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
3 3 (9.68%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (6.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (6.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (6.45%) SCOM
5 1 (3.23%) Nagios
5 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
5 1 (3.23%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (41.94%) VMware
3 11 (35.48%) Cisco
4 7 (22.58%) Citrix
4 7 (22.58%) Intel Security
5 5 (16.13%) HP
5 5 (16.13%) SolarWinds
6 3 (9.68%) arcserve
6 3 (9.68%) Avaya
6 3 (9.68%) EMC
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle
6 3 (9.68%) Remedy
6 3 (9.68%) Sophos
6 3 (9.68%) Symantec
7 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.45%) Sourcefire
8 1 (3.23%) Brocade
8 1 (3.23%) Dell
8 1 (3.23%) Intel
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
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