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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 89 92 97
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 11 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 1.00% 0.082%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.53% 3.95% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
434 380 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.85% 25.44% 27.04%
Number of salaries quoted 300 242 164
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 29 July 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (88.24%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) Citrix
4 8 (47.06%) VMware
4 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
5 7 (41.18%) MCITP
5 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
6 6 (35.29%) Client/Server
6 6 (35.29%) ITIL
6 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (35.29%) Migration
6 6 (35.29%) SCCM
6 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
7 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (29.41%) Application Packaging
7 5 (29.41%) WorkSite
7 5 (29.41%) AppSense
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) MSI
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 3 (17.65%) MCSA
9 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
9 3 (17.65%) Firewall
9 3 (17.65%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (11.76%) VMware Server

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) WorkSite
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) VoIP
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) PSTN
3 1 (5.88%) SMS
3 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.88%) VLAN
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MSI
2 1 (5.88%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Coordinator
4 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) IT Support
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Client/Server
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) iPhone
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
1 6 (35.29%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 1 (5.88%) Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Document Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Software Distribution
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (41.18%) MCITP
3 3 (17.65%) MCSA
4 2 (11.76%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) MCP
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) CISSP
5 1 (5.88%) CCNP
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (5.88%) SSCP
5 1 (5.88%) GIAC
5 1 (5.88%) CEH
5 1 (5.88%) MCDST
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Citrix
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco
4 5 (29.41%) AppSense
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) Avaya
6 2 (11.76%) Juniper
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.88%) Symantec
7 1 (5.88%) EMC
7 1 (5.88%) Polycom
7 1 (5.88%) Twitter
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Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago