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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 95 97 93
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 10 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.91% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.56% 3.91% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 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 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
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
390 358 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.35% 23.17% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 266 229 170
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 7 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (91.30%) Windows
3 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
4 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (52.17%) VMware
6 11 (47.83%) Data Centre
7 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (43.48%) Windows 7
7 10 (43.48%) Citrix
7 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
8 9 (39.13%) ITIL
8 9 (39.13%) MCITP
9 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
9 8 (34.78%) Migration
10 6 (26.09%) Finance
10 6 (26.09%) Cisco
11 5 (21.74%) DNS
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
11 5 (21.74%) Client/Server
11 5 (21.74%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (21.74%) WorkSite
11 5 (21.74%) SCCM
11 5 (21.74%) Data Migration
11 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (17.39%) NAS
12 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (17.39%) SAN
12 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (17.39%) MCP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) WorkSite
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) NAS
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) VPN
4 2 (8.70%) SMS
4 2 (8.70%) VoIP
4 2 (8.70%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) PSTN
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.35%) Wireless
5 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.35%) VLAN
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MSI
2 1 (4.35%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Law
3 2 (8.70%) Publishing
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) IT Support
4 3 (13.04%) Wintel Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Coordinator
5 2 (8.70%) Build Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Data Centre
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Client/Server
3 3 (13.04%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) iPhone
4 1 (4.35%) iPad
4 1 (4.35%) HP Storage
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (43.48%) Windows 7
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Software Distribution
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (39.13%) MCITP
3 4 (17.39%) MCP
3 4 (17.39%) MCSA
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) CISSP
5 1 (4.35%) CCNP
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.35%) SSCP
5 1 (4.35%) GIAC
5 1 (4.35%) CEH
5 1 (4.35%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (13.04%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (8.70%) vSphere
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Server
5 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.35%) XenApp
6 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) VMware
2 10 (43.48%) Citrix
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco
5 3 (13.04%) AppSense
6 2 (8.70%) Avaya
6 2 (8.70%) Juniper
6 2 (8.70%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) EMC
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.35%) Symantec
7 1 (4.35%) Polycom
7 1 (4.35%) Twitter
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