The first table below looks at the demand for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 57 41 54
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.71% 0.84% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.58% 2.70% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Average salary £41,250 £34,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% +18.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £40,500 £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,834 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-4.97% -0.45%
Qualifications Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
131 74 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 37.32% 31.22% 67.34%
Number of salaries quoted 109 72 187
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSE
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MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

MCSE
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Cheltenham region.

MCSE Salary Trend in Cheltenham

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Symantec
4 3 (37.50%) MCTS
4 3 (37.50%) MCITP
4 3 (37.50%) HP ASE
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Firmware
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Linux

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (37.50%) MCTS
3 3 (37.50%) MCITP
3 3 (37.50%) HP ASE
4 2 (25.00%) MCP
5 1 (12.50%) MCSA
5 1 (12.50%) CCA
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) Xen
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix