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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 80 95 87
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 10 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 0.16% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.37% 0.61% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 3
Median salary £37,500 - £27,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 - £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 - £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%

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
229 326 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.52% 25.35% 26.85%
Number of salaries quoted 123 223 250
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,100 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 9 (52.94%) CCNA
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (47.06%) Degree
4 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
5 7 (41.18%) SAN
5 7 (41.18%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) Firewall
6 6 (35.29%) Business Continuity
6 6 (35.29%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) Intel Security
7 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) Time Management
7 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (29.41%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
8 4 (23.53%) Information Security
8 4 (23.53%) MCSA
8 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) SLA
8 4 (23.53%) CCNP
9 3 (17.65%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 3 (17.65%) Internet
9 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.76%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
2 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 3 (17.65%) Internet
3 3 (17.65%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) IT Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Support
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Support
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior IT Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) CentOS
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Business Continuity
2 5 (29.41%) Time Management
3 4 (23.53%) Information Security
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) BCP
5 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Office Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Security Management
5 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (52.94%) CCNA
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (47.06%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) CCNP
4 4 (23.53%) MCSA
5 2 (11.76%) MCITP
5 2 (11.76%) MCP
6 1 (5.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
2 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) SCSM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Intel Security
4 3 (17.65%) WatchGuard
5 2 (11.76%) IBM
5 2 (11.76%) Samsung
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat