The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 47 21 51
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +30
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 13 38 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.63% 9.25% 1.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.47% 29.92% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 6
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
MCSE
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Qualifications Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
174 127 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 35.22% 30.90% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 130 98 108
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 37 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (70.27%) CCNA
2 26 (70.27%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (59.46%) VMware
4 21 (56.76%) Windows
4 21 (56.76%) Linux
4 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
4 21 (56.76%) Windows Server
5 20 (54.05%) Firewall
6 17 (45.95%) Citrix
6 17 (45.95%) XenApp
7 16 (43.24%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (43.24%) SAN
8 15 (40.54%) Telecoms
8 15 (40.54%) Linux+ Certification
8 15 (40.54%) GIAC
8 15 (40.54%) Objective-C
8 15 (40.54%) Ethical Hacking
8 15 (40.54%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (40.54%) CISSP
8 15 (40.54%) SSCP
8 15 (40.54%) STL
8 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
8 15 (40.54%) C
8 15 (40.54%) C#
8 15 (40.54%) C++
8 15 (40.54%) Java
8 15 (40.54%) Mobile Development
8 15 (40.54%) SANS
8 15 (40.54%) Apache Pig

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 15 (40.54%) Apache Pig
2 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) SAN
3 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (10.81%) iSCSI
5 4 (10.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) Apache Hive
1 15 (40.54%) Big Data
1 15 (40.54%) Hadoop
2 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (40.54%) Telecoms
2 11 (29.73%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Software Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (24.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Support Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 8 (21.62%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) IT Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Senior IT Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) IT Support
5 7 (18.92%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) Principal Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) Senior IT Support
5 7 (18.92%) Senior Support Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Principal Software Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) Analyst
7 5 (13.51%) IT Manager
8 3 (8.11%) Consultant
8 3 (8.11%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) Java EE
1 15 (40.54%) STL
2 2 (5.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Cybercrime
2 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Linux
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
1 21 (56.76%) Windows Server
2 15 (40.54%) Android
2 15 (40.54%) Apple iOS
3 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (40.54%) Ethical Hacking
2 15 (40.54%) Mobile Development
2 15 (40.54%) Multithreading
2 15 (40.54%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (40.54%) Reverse Engineering
3 14 (37.84%) Software Engineering
4 7 (18.92%) ITIL
5 1 (2.70%) Coaching
5 1 (2.70%) Line Management
5 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) C
1 15 (40.54%) C#
1 15 (40.54%) C++
1 15 (40.54%) Java
1 15 (40.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (70.27%) CCNA
2 26 (70.27%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (40.54%) CISSP
3 15 (40.54%) GIAC
3 15 (40.54%) Linux+ Certification
3 15 (40.54%) SANS
3 15 (40.54%) SSCP
4 14 (37.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (35.14%) MCITP
6 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
7 10 (27.03%) Network+ Certification
8 8 (21.62%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (21.62%) MCSA
9 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) XenApp
2 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
3 9 (24.32%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (21.62%) vSphere
5 7 (18.92%) XenDesktop
6 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
6 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Backup Exec
1 8 (21.62%) NetBackup
1 8 (21.62%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (16.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) VMware
2 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
3 17 (45.95%) Citrix
4 8 (21.62%) NetApp
4 8 (21.62%) Sophos
4 8 (21.62%) Symantec
5 5 (13.51%) Cisco
5 5 (13.51%) Dell
5 5 (13.51%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) EMC
6 2 (5.41%) IBM