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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 114 118 111
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 21 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.16% 0.41% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.30% 1.40% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 15
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £41,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
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
636 571 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 35.20% 29.18% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 552 442 362
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 February 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Bristol

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (96.97%) Windows
3 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
4 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 18 (54.55%) ITIL
6 17 (51.52%) Windows Server
7 14 (42.42%) MCSA
8 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
8 12 (36.36%) VMware
8 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (33.33%) Linux
9 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 10 (30.30%) SQL
10 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
10 10 (30.30%) DNS
10 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (27.27%) MCITP
12 8 (24.24%) CCNA
12 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
13 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
14 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (18.18%) Project Management
14 6 (18.18%) SAN
14 6 (18.18%) CCNP
14 6 (18.18%) Cisco
14 6 (18.18%) ERP
14 6 (18.18%) IIS

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) IIS
3 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
4 4 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (9.09%) Skype for Business
6 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) DNS
2 6 (18.18%) SAN
3 5 (15.15%) DHCP
3 5 (15.15%) Firewall
4 4 (12.12%) LAN
4 4 (12.12%) MPLS
4 4 (12.12%) VPN
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (3.03%) IPsec
6 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) MS Access
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Games
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.03%) Billing
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Team Leader
4 5 (15.15%) Applications Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Applications Support
5 4 (12.12%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) IT Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) IT Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) IT Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) COM
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Clustering
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Cryptography
3 2 (6.06%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (96.97%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Windows Server
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (33.33%) Linux
5 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (18.18%) Unix
7 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
8 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
9 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) ERP
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL V3
2 6 (18.18%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.12%) Application Performance Management
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Management
5 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.09%) Presales
5 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (6.06%) Web Filtering
7 1 (3.03%) Change Control
7 1 (3.03%) ITSM
7 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.03%) Security Operations
7 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.12%) VB
4 2 (6.06%) Perl
4 2 (6.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (42.42%) MCSA
3 9 (27.27%) MCITP
4 8 (24.24%) CCNA
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (18.18%) CCNP
5 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (15.15%) A+ Certification
6 5 (15.15%) MCSD
6 5 (15.15%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (12.12%) MCP
7 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
8 3 (9.09%) Degree
8 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (9.09%) MCTS
8 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
9 2 (6.06%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (6.06%) LPIC
9 2 (6.06%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (6.06%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.09%) XenApp
5 2 (6.06%) NFS
5 2 (6.06%) vSphere
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Backup Exec
2 3 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (6.06%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) VMware
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco
4 5 (15.15%) Capita
4 5 (15.15%) Dell
4 5 (15.15%) HP
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle
5 3 (9.09%) Citrix
5 3 (9.09%) Intel
5 3 (9.09%) Intel Security
6 2 (6.06%) CommVault
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago