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 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 84 98 96
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 10 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.91% 0.76% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.20% 2.96% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 5
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.83%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
238 371 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.76% 25.59% 25.98%
Number of salaries quoted 141 245 267
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco
4 6 (35.29%) CCNA
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) SAN
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
5 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
5 5 (29.41%) MCITP
5 5 (29.41%) MCSA
5 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
6 4 (23.53%) CCNP
6 4 (23.53%) SLA
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
6 4 (23.53%) Time Management
7 3 (17.65%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (17.65%) Driving Licence
7 3 (17.65%) Office 365

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 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
5 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (11.76%) IIS
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (17.65%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Office 365
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) IT Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Azure Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Support
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) DBA
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior IT Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Infrastructure 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 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) CentOS
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Time Management
3 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (17.65%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) BCP
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Office Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Security Management
4 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Presales
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (35.29%) CCNA
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (29.41%) MCITP
3 5 (29.41%) MCSA
4 4 (23.53%) CCNP
4 4 (23.53%) Degree
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 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (11.76%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (11.76%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) SCSM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Intel Security
3 2 (11.76%) Samsung
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat