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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 98 86 81
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 8 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.56% 1.23% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.22% 5.50% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 4
Average salary £30,000 £29,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £21,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £47,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
361 327 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.37% 22.26% 31.21%
Number of salaries quoted 257 193 239
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £51,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 18 December 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 25 (86.21%) MS Excel
3 24 (82.76%) Active Directory
4 21 (72.41%) DNS
5 17 (58.62%) Citrix
5 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (58.62%) Finance
5 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (58.62%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (41.38%) VMware
6 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (34.48%) CCA
7 10 (34.48%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (31.03%) MCITP
9 8 (27.59%) WAN
9 8 (27.59%) LAN
10 7 (24.14%) MCSA
10 7 (24.14%) Firewall
10 7 (24.14%) Clustering
11 5 (17.24%) MCP
11 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
12 4 (13.79%) CCNA
12 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (13.79%) VPN
12 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
13 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (86.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Office 365
3 2 (6.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) DNS
2 8 (27.59%) LAN
2 8 (27.59%) WAN
3 7 (24.14%) Firewall
4 4 (13.79%) VPN
5 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (6.90%) VoIP
6 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (3.45%) Internet
7 1 (3.45%) Wireless
7 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (58.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Consultant
1 10 (34.48%) Wintel Specialist
1 10 (34.48%) Wintel Consultant
1 10 (34.48%) Citrix Specialist
2 8 (27.59%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (24.14%) Server Support
3 7 (24.14%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (6.90%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.90%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support
6 1 (3.45%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (24.14%) Clustering
3 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (6.90%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) UNIX
4 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.90%) Migration
2 1 (3.45%) Software Distribution
2 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (34.48%) CCA
2 10 (34.48%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (31.03%) MCITP
4 7 (24.14%) MCSA
5 5 (17.24%) MCP
6 4 (13.79%) CCNA
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (10.34%) HND
7 3 (10.34%) CCNP
7 3 (10.34%) Degree
8 2 (6.90%) A+ Certification
8 2 (6.90%) SSCP
8 2 (6.90%) GIAC
8 2 (6.90%) CEH
8 2 (6.90%) MCDST
8 2 (6.90%) CISSP
System Software
1 24 (82.76%) Active Directory
2 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (58.62%) Citrix
3 12 (41.38%) VMware
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
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