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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 54 59 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 10 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.66% 1.39% 1.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.62% 4.68% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 7
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £35,000 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
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
151 171 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.04% 29.69% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 137 148 98
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 20 October 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Cardiff

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (83.33%) VMware
3 18 (75.00%) Windows
4 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 15 (62.50%) Cisco
6 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
7 14 (58.33%) CCNA
8 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
8 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
8 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
11 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (33.33%) SQL
12 7 (29.17%) Finance
12 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (25.00%) IIS
13 6 (25.00%) CCA
13 6 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (20.83%) ITIL
14 5 (20.83%) VoIP
14 5 (20.83%) Advertising
14 5 (20.83%) SAN
14 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (20.83%) Office 365
15 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 4 (16.67%) MCP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (25.00%) IIS
5 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (8.33%) Commerce Server
7 2 (8.33%) CMS
7 2 (8.33%) Lync
8 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
8 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) VoIP
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) Internet
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) SMTP
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) FTP
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
4 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Design Authority
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Server Support
5 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) iSeries
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Line Management
4 1 (4.17%) Coaching
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (58.33%) CCNA
4 10 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (25.00%) CCA
5 6 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (16.67%) MCP
7 3 (12.50%) MCSA
7 3 (12.50%) CCIE
8 2 (8.33%) MCITP
9 1 (4.17%) CCENT
9 1 (4.17%) VCP4
9 1 (4.17%) VCP5
9 1 (4.17%) PMP
9 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
9 1 (4.17%) CCNP
9 1 (4.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) VMware
2 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (62.50%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) HP
4 3 (12.50%) EMC
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) SAP
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago