The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 100 96 82
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 13 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.86% 0.56% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.36% 2.42% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 3
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
MCSE
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
387 331 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.70% 23.15% 29.01%
Number of salaries quoted 252 210 224
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £26,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MCSE
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Edinburgh region.

MCSE Salary Trend in Edinburgh

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (86.67%) Active Directory
3 26 (86.67%) Windows
4 23 (76.67%) DNS
5 22 (73.33%) MS Excel
6 21 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (63.33%) Citrix
8 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (60.00%) Finance
8 18 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (46.67%) VMware
10 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (33.33%) MCITP
11 10 (33.33%) CCA
11 10 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (26.67%) Clustering
13 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
14 6 (20.00%) LAN
14 6 (20.00%) WAN
14 6 (20.00%) Firewall
15 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
15 5 (16.67%) MCSA
15 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
16 4 (13.33%) VPN
16 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
16 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
16 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
17 3 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (10.00%) Office 365

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) WorkSite
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (73.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) Office 365
3 2 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (76.67%) DNS
2 6 (20.00%) LAN
2 6 (20.00%) WAN
2 6 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (13.33%) VPN
4 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) VoIP
5 1 (3.33%) DHCP
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.33%) Wireless
5 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Consultant
1 10 (33.33%) Citrix Specialist
1 10 (33.33%) Wintel Specialist
1 10 (33.33%) Wintel Consultant
2 9 (30.00%) Server Support
3 8 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (26.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 5 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (16.67%) Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support
6 2 (6.67%) IT Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Network Support
7 1 (3.33%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix Support
7 1 (3.33%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (26.67%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Tandem
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.33%) Linux
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (6.67%) Migration
2 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.33%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (33.33%) MCITP
2 10 (33.33%) CCA
2 10 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (16.67%) MCSA
4 2 (6.67%) MCP
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CISSP
5 1 (3.33%) HND
5 1 (3.33%) CCNP
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.33%) SSCP
5 1 (3.33%) GIAC
5 1 (3.33%) CEH
5 1 (3.33%) MCDST
System Software
1 26 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (63.33%) Citrix
3 14 (46.67%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
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