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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 78 83 81
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 17 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.25% 1.48% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.57% 6.31% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 5
Average salary £28,250 £29,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.23% -50.83%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
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
372 317 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.29% 23.52% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 256 184 282
Average salary £44,000 £34,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -18.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
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 30 January 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 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (86.67%) Windows
3 25 (83.33%) Active Directory
4 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (50.00%) DNS
5 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (46.67%) Finance
7 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
7 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (43.33%) VMware
8 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 10 (33.33%) MCITP
10 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
10 9 (30.00%) MCSA
10 9 (30.00%) MCP
11 8 (26.67%) Migration
11 8 (26.67%) LAN
11 8 (26.67%) WAN
11 8 (26.67%) Citrix
12 7 (23.33%) Firewall
12 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (20.00%) Data Migration
13 6 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (20.00%) Clustering
14 5 (16.67%) Law
14 5 (16.67%) SAN
14 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
14 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (16.67%) NAS

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (6.67%) IIS
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) DNS
2 8 (26.67%) LAN
2 8 (26.67%) WAN
3 7 (23.33%) Firewall
4 5 (16.67%) SAN
4 5 (16.67%) NAS
5 4 (13.33%) VPN
6 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (6.67%) SMS
7 2 (6.67%) VoIP
8 1 (3.33%) DHCP
8 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.33%) Internet
8 1 (3.33%) Wireless
8 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Law
3 2 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Wintel Consultant
1 9 (30.00%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (13.33%) Wintel Specialist
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix Specialist
3 4 (13.33%) IT Support
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Build Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.00%) Clustering
3 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (6.67%) Tandem
4 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (10.00%) UNIX
6 3 (10.00%) Linux
7 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Migration
2 6 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (33.33%) MCITP
3 9 (30.00%) MCSA
3 9 (30.00%) MCP
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (13.33%) CCA
4 4 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (13.33%) CCNA
5 3 (10.00%) CCNP
5 3 (10.00%) HND
5 3 (10.00%) Degree
6 2 (6.67%) CEH
6 2 (6.67%) MCDST
6 2 (6.67%) GIAC
6 2 (6.67%) SSCP
6 2 (6.67%) A+ Certification
6 2 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.33%) XenApp
5 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) WSUS
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) Citrix
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago