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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 50 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 12 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.27% 0.27% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.52% 1.04% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 4
Median salary £32,500 £50,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +45.98%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +4.76%

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
126 192 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.86% 25.91% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 104 146 117
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,400 £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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Cardiff

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) Hyper-V
2 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) Office 365
4 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (56.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (43.75%) CCNA
7 7 (43.75%) SAN
7 7 (43.75%) Linux
7 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
8 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
8 6 (37.50%) Dell
8 6 (37.50%) Degree
8 6 (37.50%) vSphere
9 5 (31.25%) Firewall
9 5 (31.25%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (25.00%) DNS
10 4 (25.00%) SLA
10 4 (25.00%) LAN
10 4 (25.00%) Unix
10 4 (25.00%) SaaS

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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (75.00%) Office 365
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (25.00%) IaaS
3 4 (25.00%) PaaS
3 4 (25.00%) SaaS
4 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) Wireless
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
5 2 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (6.25%) ADSL
6 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Unix
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.25%) Information Security
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (56.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (43.75%) CCNA
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) CCA
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (12.50%) MCSA
6 2 (12.50%) RHCE
7 1 (6.25%) MCITP
7 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
1 13 (81.25%) Hyper-V
2 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (37.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Dell
4 4 (25.00%) Veeam
5 3 (18.75%) Apple
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds