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

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 43 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 10 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.28% 1.53% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.06% 5.56% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 2
Average salary £31,500 £23,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.04% -19.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £36,450 £31,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
124 72 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 28.31% 27.59% 35.10%
Number of salaries quoted 92 64 84
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
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 25 November 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) ITIL
4 7 (58.33%) MCSA
4 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
4 7 (58.33%) Client/Server
4 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (58.33%) DNS
4 7 (58.33%) Remedy
4 7 (58.33%) Citrix
5 6 (50.00%) Finance
5 6 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (50.00%) XenApp
5 6 (50.00%) VPN
5 6 (50.00%) DHCP
6 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 5 (41.67%) HP
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco
6 5 (41.67%) IBM
6 5 (41.67%) Sophos
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) MCITP
6 5 (41.67%) Software Packaging
7 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (33.33%) HP ASE
7 4 (33.33%) Symantec
8 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
1 7 (58.33%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) VPN
2 6 (50.00%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Sales Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Software Packaging
2 1 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) HPUX
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (58.33%) MCSA
3 5 (41.67%) MCITP
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (33.33%) HP ASE
5 1 (8.33%) LPIC
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) MCP
5 1 (8.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 6 (50.00%) XenApp
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Citrix
2 7 (58.33%) Remedy
3 5 (41.67%) Sophos
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat