The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 97 80 74
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 13 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.79% 0.65% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.36% 2.27% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 20
Average salary £32,250 £36,750 £47,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.24% -23.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £26,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £53,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,834 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-4.97% -0.45%
Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
387 309 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.64% 28.72% 29.30%
Number of salaries quoted 246 182 318
Average salary £36,947 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.56% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSE
Scotland

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 34 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (91.18%) Windows
3 28 (82.35%) VMware
4 26 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
6 24 (70.59%) Citrix
7 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (64.71%) MCITP
9 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
10 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (50.00%) Finance
12 15 (44.12%) DNS
12 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
13 10 (29.41%) Clustering
14 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
14 9 (26.47%) MCSA
15 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
15 8 (23.53%) ITIL
15 8 (23.53%) MCP
16 7 (20.59%) Cisco
16 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
17 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
17 6 (17.65%) WAN
17 6 (17.65%) LAN
18 5 (14.71%) VPN
18 5 (14.71%) CCNA
18 5 (14.71%) Firewall
18 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
18 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
18 5 (14.71%) Back Office

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.76%) WorkSite
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) DNS
2 6 (17.65%) WAN
2 6 (17.65%) LAN
3 5 (14.71%) VPN
3 5 (14.71%) Firewall
4 4 (11.76%) VoIP
5 3 (8.82%) SAN
5 3 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (5.88%) DHCP
6 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.94%) Wireless
7 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (2.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
General
1 17 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Back Office
3 3 (8.82%) Law
4 2 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Server Support
2 11 (32.35%) Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (26.47%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 8 (23.53%) Administrator
5 7 (20.59%) Support Analyst
5 7 (20.59%) IT Support
6 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (11.76%) Server Administrator
7 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (2.94%) Technical Support
10 1 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
10 1 (2.94%) Systems Support
10 1 (2.94%) Service Manager
10 1 (2.94%) Technical Support Engineer
10 1 (2.94%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.82%) Firmware
2 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (91.18%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.82%) Linux
5 3 (8.82%) UNIX
5 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) Debian
6 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.88%) Document Management
3 2 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (2.94%) RDF
4 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.94%) Security Management
4 1 (2.94%) Supplier Management
4 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.94%) Change Control
4 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (64.71%) MCITP
3 9 (26.47%) MCSA
4 8 (23.53%) MCP
5 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (14.71%) CCNA
7 4 (11.76%) CCNP
8 3 (8.82%) HNC
8 3 (8.82%) HND
8 3 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (8.82%) MCTS
9 2 (5.88%) CCA
9 2 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (2.94%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
3 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.82%) Terminal Services
4 3 (8.82%) XenApp
4 3 (8.82%) vSphere
5 2 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.94%) XenServer
6 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) SCOM
3 1 (2.94%) WSUS
3 1 (2.94%) Puppet
3 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) VMware
2 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
3 24 (70.59%) Citrix
4 7 (20.59%) Cisco
5 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.82%) LANDesk
6 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle
7 1 (2.94%) Dell
7 1 (2.94%) 3Com
7 1 (2.94%) Mitel
7 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.94%) Nimsoft
7 1 (2.94%) Spiceworks
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