The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 55 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 14 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.07% 2.73% 3.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.42% 10.49% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 9
Average salary £33,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
218 143 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.30% 26.05% 21.33%
Number of salaries quoted 189 117 73
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSE
South Wales

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Cardiff

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (76.92%) VMware
3 19 (73.08%) Windows
4 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
4 17 (65.38%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (57.69%) Cisco
6 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (50.00%) CCNA
8 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
8 12 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
10 10 (38.46%) ITIL
10 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
10 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (26.92%) HP
13 6 (23.08%) Citrix
13 6 (23.08%) SQL
14 5 (19.23%) MCP
14 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
14 5 (19.23%) IIS
14 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
14 5 (19.23%) DNS
14 5 (19.23%) CCA
14 5 (19.23%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
15 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
15 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 5 (19.23%) IIS
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (15.38%) CMS
3 4 (15.38%) Commerce Server
4 2 (7.69%) Lync
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.85%) WorkSite
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) Internet
2 4 (15.38%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) Advertising
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Technical Design Authority
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Security Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
2 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (65.38%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (50.00%) CCNA
4 12 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (19.23%) MCP
5 5 (19.23%) CCA
5 5 (19.23%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (15.38%) CCIE
7 2 (7.69%) MCSA
7 2 (7.69%) PMP
7 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
7 2 (7.69%) CISSP
7 2 (7.69%) MCITP
8 1 (3.85%) CCNP
8 1 (3.85%) VCP5
8 1 (3.85%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) VMware
2 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
3 15 (57.69%) Cisco
4 7 (26.92%) HP
5 6 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (11.54%) NetApp
6 3 (11.54%) EMC
7 1 (3.85%) SAP
7 1 (3.85%) IBM
7 1 (3.85%) Dell
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