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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 55 61 69
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 11 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.66% 1.82% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.21% 4.64% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 3
Average salary £36,500 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.06% -1.53%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
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
177 237 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.70% 39.17% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 146 197 139
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Cardiff

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco
3 12 (70.59%) VMware
4 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
5 10 (58.82%) Citrix
6 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
7 8 (47.06%) MCSA
7 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (47.06%) CCNA
8 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (35.29%) Lync
9 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (35.29%) Project Management
9 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
10 5 (29.41%) SQL
10 5 (29.41%) ITIL
10 5 (29.41%) CCNP
10 5 (29.41%) ISA Server
10 5 (29.41%) Back Office
10 5 (29.41%) MCITP
10 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2000
10 5 (29.41%) WatchGuard
10 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (29.41%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
11 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (35.29%) Lync
4 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
7 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) VoIP
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (29.41%) Back Office
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) People Management
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (47.06%) MCSA
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CCNA
3 5 (29.41%) CCNP
3 5 (29.41%) MCITP
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (11.76%) MCTS
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) ISA Server
3 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) vSphere
5 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) WSUS
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) VMware
3 10 (58.82%) Citrix
4 5 (29.41%) WatchGuard
5 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
6 3 (17.65%) McAfee
7 2 (11.76%) Symantec
7 2 (11.76%) BT
7 2 (11.76%) Lotus
7 2 (11.76%) HP
8 1 (5.88%) Informatica
8 1 (5.88%) NetApp
8 1 (5.88%) Teradata
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