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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South West / Bristol
Rank 111 110 121
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 14 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.86% 1.33% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.06% 4.03% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 5
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £32,500 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,300 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%

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
457 571 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.05% 32.97% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 344 506 449
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 17 January 2017.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Bristol

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (78.26%) Windows
3 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
4 14 (60.87%) VMware
5 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
6 12 (52.17%) MCP
6 12 (52.17%) Firewall
7 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
8 9 (39.13%) Hyper-V
8 9 (39.13%) MCSA
9 8 (34.78%) ITIL
10 7 (30.43%) VPN
10 7 (30.43%) DNS
10 7 (30.43%) WAN
10 7 (30.43%) Citrix
10 7 (30.43%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
11 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (26.09%) Cisco
11 6 (26.09%) CCNA
11 6 (26.09%) Linux
12 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
12 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
13 4 (17.39%) DHCP
13 4 (17.39%) LAN
13 4 (17.39%) VoIP
13 4 (17.39%) SQL

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 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Mimecast
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) DNS
2 7 (30.43%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (30.43%) VPN
2 7 (30.43%) WAN
3 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
4 4 (17.39%) DHCP
4 4 (17.39%) LAN
4 4 (17.39%) VoIP
5 3 (13.04%) Broadband
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
5 3 (13.04%) NetScreen
5 3 (13.04%) SMTP
6 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (8.70%) Network Security
7 1 (4.35%) SAN
7 1 (4.35%) Skype
7 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Exchange Support
5 2 (8.70%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support
5 2 (8.70%) Network Support
5 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server Support
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) CMDB
3 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.35%) iSeries
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
5 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Change Management
2 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (13.04%) Presales
2 3 (13.04%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
2 3 (13.04%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) Business Development
3 2 (8.70%) Change Control
3 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.70%) ISMS
3 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
3 2 (8.70%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (8.70%) Security Operations
3 2 (8.70%) SIEM
4 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (52.17%) MCP
3 9 (39.13%) MCSA
4 6 (26.09%) CCNA
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.70%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (8.70%) Degree
5 2 (8.70%) HNC
5 2 (8.70%) HND
5 2 (8.70%) LPIC
5 2 (8.70%) MCITP
5 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (8.70%) Server+ Certification
5 2 (8.70%) VCAP
5 2 (8.70%) VCDX
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (39.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) Snort
4 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
4 2 (8.70%) XenApp
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 2 (8.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.35%) HP SIM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) Citrix
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco
5 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.70%) arcserve
6 2 (8.70%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.70%) Sophos
7 1 (4.35%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) Intel
7 1 (4.35%) Intel Security
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) ProCurve
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.35%) Remedy
7 1 (4.35%) Symantec
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Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive with great benefits
Posted: 25 days ago