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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 108 101 79
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -22
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 19 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.03% 1.14% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.58% 3.37% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 24
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £37,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £55,000 £40,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +14.28%
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
530 534 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.77% 33.86% 41.84%
Number of salaries quoted 423 453 580
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,225 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 23 September 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Bristol

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 49 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (97.96%) Windows
3 33 (67.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (59.18%) Active Directory
4 29 (59.18%) VMware
5 25 (51.02%) SQL Server
6 24 (48.98%) MCSA
6 24 (48.98%) Firewall
7 22 (44.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (36.73%) Windows 7
10 17 (34.69%) Degree
11 16 (32.65%) CCNA
11 16 (32.65%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (30.61%) MCP
12 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
12 15 (30.61%) vSphere
13 14 (28.57%) MS Office
13 14 (28.57%) MS Exchange
13 14 (28.57%) DNS
13 14 (28.57%) Cisco
14 11 (22.45%) SQL
14 11 (22.45%) Linux
14 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
14 11 (22.45%) DHCP
14 11 (22.45%) SAN
14 11 (22.45%) MCITP
15 10 (20.41%) HTML
15 10 (20.41%) WAN
15 10 (20.41%) Citrix

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 14 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.37%) IIS
3 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.08%) Lync
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (28.57%) MS Office
2 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
2 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (48.98%) Firewall
2 14 (28.57%) DNS
3 11 (22.45%) SAN
3 11 (22.45%) DHCP
4 10 (20.41%) WAN
5 9 (18.37%) SMTP
5 9 (18.37%) HTTP
5 9 (18.37%) LAN
5 9 (18.37%) VPN
5 9 (18.37%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.08%) PPTP
7 2 (4.08%) IPsec
8 1 (2.04%) Network Security
8 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (51.02%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) MySQL
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) IDOL
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Support Engineer
2 12 (24.49%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (20.41%) Administrator
4 8 (16.33%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (16.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) IT Support
6 4 (8.16%) Network Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Wintel Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Wintel Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Architect
8 2 (4.08%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) HTML
2 9 (18.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.04%) FMCG
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 48 (97.96%) Windows
2 33 (67.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (36.73%) Windows 7
5 11 (22.45%) Linux
6 9 (18.37%) Windows XP
6 9 (18.37%) Mac OS X
7 5 (10.20%) Windows 8
8 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (8.16%) Windows Vista
9 3 (6.12%) CentOS
9 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.04%) UNIX
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (12.24%) Network Design
2 6 (12.24%) Load Balancing
2 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (10.20%) Time Management
3 5 (10.20%) Service Management
3 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.16%) Asset Management
4 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.16%) Data Protection
4 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.16%) Capacity Management
4 4 (8.16%) Project Planning
5 3 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.08%) Software Deployment
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.08%) ITIL
7 1 (2.04%) ERP
7 1 (2.04%) Project Management
7 1 (2.04%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 49 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (48.98%) MCSA
3 17 (34.69%) Degree
4 16 (32.65%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (32.65%) CCNA
5 15 (30.61%) MCP
6 11 (22.45%) MCITP
7 8 (16.33%) CCNP
8 7 (14.29%) MCTS
9 5 (10.20%) CCA
9 5 (10.20%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (10.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (2.04%) MCT
10 1 (2.04%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (59.18%) Active Directory
2 22 (44.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (30.61%) vSphere
4 10 (20.41%) VMware ESX
5 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.12%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Backup Exec
1 4 (8.16%) SCOM
2 3 (6.12%) SCCM
3 2 (4.08%) MOM
4 1 (2.04%) WSUS
4 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.04%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.04%) SCSM
Vendors
1 29 (59.18%) VMware
2 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
3 14 (28.57%) Cisco
4 10 (20.41%) Citrix
5 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle
5 3 (6.12%) Dell
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Apple
6 1 (2.04%) Symantec
6 1 (2.04%) BMC
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