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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South West / Bristol
Rank 121 111 117
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 11 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.62% 1.00% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.31% 2.76% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 8
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.94%

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
477 651 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 26.83% 36.33% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 376 561 439
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 25 February 2017.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Bristol

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 17 (80.95%) Windows
3 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 13 (61.90%) MCP
5 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
6 11 (52.38%) Firewall
6 11 (52.38%) VMware
6 11 (52.38%) Hyper-V
7 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (47.62%) MCSA
7 10 (47.62%) ITIL
8 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (33.33%) Citrix
9 7 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (28.57%) WAN
10 6 (28.57%) LAN
11 5 (23.81%) Linux
11 5 (23.81%) MS Office
11 5 (23.81%) Cisco
11 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (19.05%) CCNA
12 4 (19.05%) DHCP
12 4 (19.05%) VPN
12 4 (19.05%) DNS
12 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
12 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
12 4 (19.05%) Service Management

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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (28.57%) LAN
3 6 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (19.05%) DHCP
4 4 (19.05%) DNS
4 4 (19.05%) VPN
5 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (14.29%) Network Security
6 2 (9.52%) SAN
6 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.76%) Internet
7 1 (4.76%) Skype
7 1 (4.76%) VLAN
7 1 (4.76%) VoIP
7 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Support
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support
3 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Server Support
3 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server Support
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) CMDB
4 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.76%) iSeries
4 1 (4.76%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
6 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (19.05%) Service Management
3 3 (14.29%) Change Control
3 3 (14.29%) ISMS
3 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (14.29%) Presales
3 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 3 (14.29%) SIEM
4 2 (9.52%) Business Development
4 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
5 1 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Perl
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 3 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (61.90%) MCP
3 10 (47.62%) MCSA
4 4 (19.05%) CCNA
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) LPIC
5 3 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (14.29%) Server+ Certification
6 2 (9.52%) HNC
6 2 (9.52%) HND
6 2 (9.52%) VCAP
6 2 (9.52%) VCDX
7 1 (4.76%) MCITP
7 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
3 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) Hyper-V
3 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (14.29%) Snort
5 2 (9.52%) XenApp
6 1 (4.76%) vSphere
6 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Incident Response Team
1 3 (14.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (14.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.76%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.76%) arcserve
6 1 (4.76%) Avaya
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) Intel
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) ProCurve
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) Sophos
6 1 (4.76%) Veeam
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive with great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago