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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 71 69 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 5 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.76% 0.72% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.27% 2.87% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 9
Median salary £33,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +38.46%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
153 174 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.22% 25.14% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 144 151 151
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 7 December 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (54.55%) vSphere
5 6 (54.55%) ITIL
6 5 (45.45%) Linux
6 5 (45.45%) SLA
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
6 5 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (45.45%) Degree
6 5 (45.45%) Office 365
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (36.36%) IaaS
7 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
7 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (36.36%) Firewall
7 4 (36.36%) SaaS
7 4 (36.36%) PaaS
7 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (36.36%) CCNP
7 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
8 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery

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 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
2 4 (36.36%) IaaS
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (36.36%) PaaS
2 4 (36.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Unix
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (36.36%) CCNP
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (18.18%) MCITP
4 2 (18.18%) RHCE
5 1 (9.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) vSphere
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco