The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 67 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 6 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.88% 1.06% 2.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.66% 3.77% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 14
Median salary £27,500 £37,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.67% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
MCSE
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
164 212 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.98% 28.01% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 145 171 214
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MCSE
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Cardiff region.

MCSE Salary Trend in Cardiff

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 9 (75.00%) ITIL
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) SAN
5 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (41.67%) NAS
7 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 4 (33.33%) Office 365
7 4 (33.33%) SLA
7 4 (33.33%) CCNP
7 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (25.00%) CMS
8 3 (25.00%) MS Excel

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) CMS
2 3 (25.00%) Commerce Server
2 3 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) SAN
3 5 (41.67%) NAS
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (8.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) Power BI
2 2 (16.67%) PowerPivot
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (16.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) High Availability
3 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (25.00%) MCP
4 2 (16.67%) MCITP
4 2 (16.67%) MCSA
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Symantec
4 3 (25.00%) Veritas