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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 26 54 39
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 29 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.84% 1.42% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.61% 3.97% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 2
Average salary £31,500 £38,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +19.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £27,000 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,000 £40,050
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
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
109 126 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 29.46% 35.69% 32.08%
Number of salaries quoted 92 102 64
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £29,688
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £71,500 £75,000
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 26 May 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 53 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (96.23%) Citrix
3 47 (88.68%) Windows
4 44 (83.02%) Microsoft
5 35 (66.04%) TCP/IP
5 35 (66.04%) XenApp
6 33 (62.26%) VPN
7 31 (58.49%) MS Excel
8 29 (54.72%) MCSA
9 28 (52.83%) ITIL
9 28 (52.83%) VMware
10 27 (50.94%) Active Directory
11 26 (49.06%) Finance
12 25 (47.17%) Remedy
12 25 (47.17%) DHCP
12 25 (47.17%) DNS
12 25 (47.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 25 (47.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (45.28%) Sophos
14 23 (43.40%) Cisco
15 21 (39.62%) Client/Server
15 21 (39.62%) BitLocker
16 20 (37.74%) Software Packaging
17 18 (33.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 18 (33.96%) SAN
18 16 (30.19%) Firewall
19 13 (24.53%) Backup Exec
19 13 (24.53%) Citrix Certification
20 12 (22.64%) Symantec
20 12 (22.64%) Norton AntiVirus

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 12 (22.64%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (15.09%) Lync
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 31 (58.49%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (66.04%) TCP/IP
2 33 (62.26%) VPN
3 25 (47.17%) DNS
3 25 (47.17%) DHCP
4 18 (33.96%) SAN
5 16 (30.19%) Firewall
6 9 (16.98%) VLAN
6 9 (16.98%) WAN
7 8 (15.09%) Wireless
7 8 (15.09%) NetScaler
8 5 (9.43%) iSCSI
9 2 (3.77%) Broadband
10 1 (1.89%) LAN
10 1 (1.89%) Internet
10 1 (1.89%) NAS
10 1 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.89%) BIG-IP
10 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 26 (49.06%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Support Specialist
2 16 (30.19%) Wintel Support
3 15 (28.30%) Wintel Specialist
4 9 (16.98%) Help Desk Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Server Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Wintel Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Server Support Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Field Support Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Server Support
8 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Field Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (39.62%) Client/Server
2 8 (15.09%) Clustering
3 7 (13.21%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 47 (88.68%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.55%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) UNIX
4 1 (1.89%) AIX
4 1 (1.89%) Solaris
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) ITIL
2 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
3 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
3 2 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (1.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (1.89%) Performance Testing
4 1 (1.89%) Load Testing
4 1 (1.89%) Data Protection
4 1 (1.89%) Straight-Through Processing
4 1 (1.89%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (1.89%) Server Building
4 1 (1.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (54.72%) MCSA
3 18 (33.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (24.53%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (22.64%) CCA
6 4 (7.55%) MCITP
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.66%) CCNA
8 1 (1.89%) MCP
8 1 (1.89%) MCSD
8 1 (1.89%) CCEA
8 1 (1.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (66.04%) XenApp
2 27 (50.94%) Active Directory
3 25 (47.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 25 (47.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (39.62%) BitLocker
5 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
5 9 (16.98%) VMware ESX
5 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 9 (16.98%) XenDesktop
5 9 (16.98%) vSphere
5 9 (16.98%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) Backup Exec
2 12 (22.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (15.09%) SCCM
3 8 (15.09%) SCOM
3 8 (15.09%) SCVMM
4 5 (9.43%) vMotion
5 3 (5.66%) NetBackup
5 3 (5.66%) WSUS
6 2 (3.77%) Zenoss
6 2 (3.77%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.89%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 51 (96.23%) Citrix
2 44 (83.02%) Microsoft
3 28 (52.83%) VMware
4 25 (47.17%) Remedy
5 24 (45.28%) Sophos
6 23 (43.40%) Cisco
7 12 (22.64%) Symantec
8 9 (16.98%) Veeam
9 8 (15.09%) Websense
10 3 (5.66%) NetApp
11 1 (1.89%) Apple
11 1 (1.89%) HP
11 1 (1.89%) McAfee
11 1 (1.89%) AppSense
11 1 (1.89%) F5
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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