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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 39 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 18 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.89% 0.69% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.06% 2.30% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 1
Average salary £30,000 £43,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.03% +33.84%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
128 87 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 27.65% 29.90% 42.80%
Number of salaries quoted 97 63 93
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 December 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
3 17 (77.27%) Windows
4 16 (72.73%) Citrix
5 15 (68.18%) TCP/IP
5 15 (68.18%) MCSA
6 14 (63.64%) MS Excel
6 14 (63.64%) ITIL
6 14 (63.64%) DNS
6 14 (63.64%) Remedy
6 14 (63.64%) Finance
6 14 (63.64%) XenApp
7 13 (59.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 13 (59.09%) VPN
7 13 (59.09%) DHCP
7 13 (59.09%) Client/Server
8 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
9 11 (50.00%) Cisco
9 11 (50.00%) Sophos
9 11 (50.00%) Software Packaging
10 8 (36.36%) VMware
10 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (27.27%) MCITP
12 6 (27.27%) HP
13 5 (22.73%) IBM
13 5 (22.73%) Symantec
14 4 (18.18%) HP ASE
15 3 (13.64%) SAN
15 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (4.55%) Lync
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) TCP/IP
2 14 (63.64%) DNS
3 13 (59.09%) VPN
3 13 (59.09%) DHCP
4 3 (13.64%) SAN
5 2 (9.09%) Firewall
5 2 (9.09%) WAN
5 2 (9.09%) VLAN
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security
6 1 (4.55%) NAS
6 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.55%) LAN
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless
6 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
6 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Support Specialist
2 8 (36.36%) Wintel Support
2 8 (36.36%) Wintel Specialist
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Sales Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (4.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) PDA
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) HPUX
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance
3 1 (4.55%) Straight-Through Processing
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (68.18%) MCSA
3 7 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (27.27%) MCITP
5 4 (18.18%) HP ASE
6 2 (9.09%) CCA
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (9.09%) MCP
7 1 (4.55%) MCSD
7 1 (4.55%) RHCE
7 1 (4.55%) CCEA
7 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) LPIC
7 1 (4.55%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) XenApp
2 13 (59.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.55%) vSphere
6 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 16 (72.73%) Citrix
3 14 (63.64%) Remedy
4 11 (50.00%) Cisco
4 11 (50.00%) Sophos
5 8 (36.36%) VMware
6 6 (27.27%) HP
7 5 (22.73%) IBM
7 5 (22.73%) Symantec
8 1 (4.55%) Veeam
8 1 (4.55%) F5
8 1 (4.55%) Websense
8 1 (4.55%) McAfee
8 1 (4.55%) Red Hat