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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 49 56 41
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 15 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.41% 1.57% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.43% 6.00% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 4
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +13.87%
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
178 150 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.62% 26.13% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 159 131 72
Average salary £33,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 17 September 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Cardiff

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (75.86%) VMware
3 21 (72.41%) Windows
4 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
5 19 (65.52%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
7 15 (51.72%) Cisco
7 15 (51.72%) CCNA
8 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
11 11 (37.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
12 10 (34.48%) SQL
13 9 (31.03%) ITIL
13 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
13 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (27.59%) Finance
15 7 (24.14%) IIS
15 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
16 6 (20.69%) MCP
16 6 (20.69%) CCA
16 6 (20.69%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (20.69%) Advertising
16 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
16 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
17 5 (17.24%) VoIP
17 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
2 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (24.14%) IIS
4 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (13.79%) CMS
5 4 (13.79%) Commerce Server
6 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
7 2 (6.90%) Lync
8 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
8 1 (3.45%) WorkSite
8 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) VoIP
1 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
1 5 (17.24%) DNS
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless
4 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) SMTP
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) FTP
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Design Authority
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Server Technician
6 1 (3.45%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
1 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) iSeries
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
2 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
2 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.90%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Line Management
4 1 (3.45%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (65.52%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (51.72%) CCNA
4 11 (37.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (20.69%) CCA
5 6 (20.69%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (20.69%) MCP
6 4 (13.79%) MCSA
6 4 (13.79%) CCIE
7 2 (6.90%) CISSP
7 2 (6.90%) MCITP
7 2 (6.90%) PMP
7 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
8 1 (3.45%) CCENT
8 1 (3.45%) VCP4
8 1 (3.45%) VCP5
8 1 (3.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
3 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.90%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) VMware
2 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
3 15 (51.72%) Cisco
4 5 (17.24%) HP
4 5 (17.24%) Citrix
5 3 (10.34%) NetApp
5 3 (10.34%) EMC
6 1 (3.45%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.45%) IBM
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago