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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 58 58 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 6 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.98% 1.22% 2.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.35% 4.65% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 9
Average salary £33,250 £29,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.65% -12.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £24,200 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £35,600 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
179 129 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.11% 26.17% 21.73%
Number of salaries quoted 161 113 87
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,178 £23,300 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (90.48%) Windows
3 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
3 16 (76.19%) VMware
4 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
5 14 (66.67%) CCNA
5 14 (66.67%) Cisco
5 14 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (61.90%) MS Exchange
7 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
8 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (38.10%) Finance
10 8 (38.10%) SQL
11 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (23.81%) SAN
13 5 (23.81%) CCA
13 5 (23.81%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
13 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (23.81%) VoIP
13 5 (23.81%) Office 365
14 4 (19.05%) Lync
14 4 (19.05%) IIS
15 3 (14.29%) MCSA
16 2 (9.52%) ITIL

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 13 (61.90%) MS Exchange
2 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (19.05%) IIS
5 4 (19.05%) Lync
6 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) VoIP
1 5 (23.81%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) FTP
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) SMTP
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Server Support
3 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.76%) iSeries
1 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL
1 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.76%) Line Management
2 1 (4.76%) Coaching
2 1 (4.76%) Project Management
2 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (66.67%) CCNA
2 14 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (23.81%) CCA
4 5 (23.81%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (14.29%) MCSA
6 2 (9.52%) MCP
6 2 (9.52%) MCITP
7 1 (4.76%) CCENT
7 1 (4.76%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) VMware
2 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 14 (66.67%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
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