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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 40 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 12 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.05% 1.02% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.22% 3.95% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 3
Average salary £31,500 £36,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +30.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £31,200 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,850 £38,000 £39,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
74 76 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.00% 25.85% 30.48%
Number of salaries quoted 68 55 55
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 July 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 48 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (97.92%) Citrix
3 39 (81.25%) Microsoft
4 38 (79.17%) Windows
5 32 (66.67%) XenApp
6 29 (60.42%) ITIL
6 29 (60.42%) MCSA
6 29 (60.42%) MS Excel
6 29 (60.42%) TCP/IP
7 28 (58.33%) VPN
8 25 (52.08%) VMware
9 23 (47.92%) Remedy
9 23 (47.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 23 (47.92%) DNS
9 23 (47.92%) DHCP
10 22 (45.83%) Finance
11 21 (43.75%) Sophos
12 20 (41.67%) Client/Server
12 20 (41.67%) BitLocker
13 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
13 19 (39.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (35.42%) Cisco
15 16 (33.33%) SAN
16 15 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 14 (29.17%) Software Packaging
18 11 (22.92%) Backup Exec
18 11 (22.92%) Symantec
18 11 (22.92%) Norton AntiVirus
18 11 (22.92%) Firewall
18 11 (22.92%) MS Exchange

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (22.92%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.33%) Lync
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 29 (60.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (60.42%) TCP/IP
2 28 (58.33%) VPN
3 23 (47.92%) DNS
3 23 (47.92%) DHCP
4 16 (33.33%) SAN
5 11 (22.92%) Firewall
6 4 (8.33%) Wireless
6 4 (8.33%) VLAN
6 4 (8.33%) iSCSI
6 4 (8.33%) NetScaler
6 4 (8.33%) WAN
7 1 (2.08%) SMTP
7 1 (2.08%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (45.83%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Support Specialist
1 13 (27.08%) Wintel Support
2 9 (18.75%) Wintel Specialist
2 9 (18.75%) Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Help Desk Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Server Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Server Support
8 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Server Support Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.08%) COM
2 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.33%) Clustering
2 4 (8.33%) PDA
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (79.17%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) ITIL
2 5 (10.42%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.17%) People Management
5 1 (2.08%) Project Management
5 1 (2.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) VBScript
1 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (60.42%) MCSA
3 15 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (20.83%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (14.58%) CCA
6 6 (12.50%) MCITP
7 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (8.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (66.67%) XenApp
2 23 (47.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 20 (41.67%) BitLocker
4 19 (39.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
5 10 (20.83%) vSphere
6 6 (12.50%) XenDesktop
7 5 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
7 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) Backup Exec
1 11 (22.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 6 (12.50%) WSUS
3 5 (10.42%) Zenoss
3 5 (10.42%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (8.33%) SCCM
4 4 (8.33%) SCOM
4 4 (8.33%) SCVMM
4 4 (8.33%) vMotion
5 1 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 47 (97.92%) Citrix
2 39 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 25 (52.08%) VMware
4 23 (47.92%) Remedy
5 21 (43.75%) Sophos
6 17 (35.42%) Cisco
7 11 (22.92%) Symantec
8 6 (12.50%) NetApp
9 5 (10.42%) Veeam
10 4 (8.33%) Websense
11 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
12 1 (2.08%) Apple
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