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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 47 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.72% 1.05% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.86% 3.57% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £30,000 £36,250 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +22.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +13.87%
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
70 56 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.27% 29.32% 41.36%
Number of salaries quoted 49 47 103
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 3 (42.86%) MCP
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (28.57%) IBM
6 2 (28.57%) MCTS
6 2 (28.57%) MCITP
6 2 (28.57%) UNIX
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) Firmware
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) HPUX
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (42.86%) MCP
4 2 (28.57%) MCTS
4 2 (28.57%) MCITP
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) HP ASE
5 1 (14.29%) LPIC
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) MCSA
5 1 (14.29%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy