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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 93 98 83
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 8 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.58% 0.73% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.15% 3.13% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 7
Average salary £28,750 £32,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.85% -32.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £26,700 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £38,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,917
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.19%
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
372 383 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.05% 23.17% 29.23%
Number of salaries quoted 215 246 184
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 21 April 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 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (86.36%) Windows
3 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
4 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (50.00%) VMware
6 10 (45.45%) MS Exchange
6 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
7 9 (40.91%) Finance
8 8 (36.36%) MCP
8 8 (36.36%) MCITP
9 7 (31.82%) MCSA
9 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
10 6 (27.27%) DNS
10 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (27.27%) Migration
10 6 (27.27%) Data Migration
11 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (22.73%) NAS
11 5 (22.73%) Law
11 5 (22.73%) Clustering
11 5 (22.73%) SAN
11 5 (22.73%) ITIL
12 4 (18.18%) Cisco
12 4 (18.18%) Citrix
12 4 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
12 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.55%) WorkSite
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) SAN
2 5 (22.73%) NAS
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
3 3 (13.64%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (9.09%) SMS
4 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) DHCP
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
5 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Law
3 2 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
1 5 (22.73%) Consultant
1 5 (22.73%) IT Support
1 5 (22.73%) Wintel Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Build Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Tandem
2 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.09%) Linux
6 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.09%) UNIX
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Migration
1 6 (27.27%) Data Migration
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (36.36%) MCP
2 8 (36.36%) MCITP
3 7 (31.82%) MCSA
4 3 (13.64%) CCNA
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (13.64%) MCDST
5 2 (9.09%) CISSP
5 2 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (9.09%) CCNP
5 2 (9.09%) HND
5 2 (9.09%) A+ Certification
5 2 (9.09%) SSCP
5 2 (9.09%) GIAC
5 2 (9.09%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.55%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) WSUS
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) Twitter
Edinburgh
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Bonus, Benefits & Training
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