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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 55 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 12 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.85% 2.18% 2.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.83% 8.97% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 5
Average salary £32,750 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.81% -5.00%
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
206 145 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.69% 24.37% 23.20%
Number of salaries quoted 185 126 74
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
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 27 August 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Cardiff

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 17 (70.83%) VMware
2 17 (70.83%) Windows
3 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 12 (50.00%) Cisco
6 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (45.83%) CCNA
8 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
8 10 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
10 8 (33.33%) ITIL
10 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (29.17%) SQL
12 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (20.83%) MCP
13 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
13 5 (20.83%) IIS
13 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
13 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
13 5 (20.83%) DNS
13 5 (20.83%) HP
13 5 (20.83%) Citrix
13 5 (20.83%) CCA
13 5 (20.83%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (16.67%) CCIE

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (20.83%) IIS
4 4 (16.67%) Commerce Server
4 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (16.67%) CMS
5 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (8.33%) Lync
6 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (4.17%) WorkSite
6 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
1 5 (20.83%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) Internet
3 3 (12.50%) VoIP
4 2 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless
5 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) DHCP
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
1 4 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Design Authority
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Build Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Server Technician
6 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
1 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (45.83%) CCNA
4 10 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (20.83%) CCA
5 5 (20.83%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (20.83%) MCP
6 4 (16.67%) CCIE
7 2 (8.33%) MCSA
7 2 (8.33%) CISSP
7 2 (8.33%) MCITP
7 2 (8.33%) PMP
7 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
8 1 (4.17%) CCENT
8 1 (4.17%) VCP4
8 1 (4.17%) VCP5
8 1 (4.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) VMware
2 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (20.83%) HP
4 5 (20.83%) Citrix
5 3 (12.50%) NetApp
5 3 (12.50%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) SAP
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago