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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 92 95 76
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 14 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.93% 0.50% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.54% 2.13% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 3
Average salary £31,750 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.30% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
395 329 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.12% 23.48% 28.87%
Number of salaries quoted 243 207 223
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,500 £26,524
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 23 October 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (89.66%) Microsoft
2 26 (89.66%) Active Directory
2 26 (89.66%) Windows
3 23 (79.31%) DNS
4 21 (72.41%) MS Excel
4 21 (72.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (65.52%) Citrix
6 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (62.07%) Finance
6 18 (62.07%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (48.28%) VMware
8 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (34.48%) MCITP
9 10 (34.48%) CCA
9 10 (34.48%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (27.59%) Clustering
11 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
12 5 (17.24%) LAN
12 5 (17.24%) WAN
12 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
12 5 (17.24%) MCSA
12 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
12 5 (17.24%) Firewall
13 4 (13.79%) VPN
13 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
13 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (10.34%) Office 365
14 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000 Server

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
3 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.90%) IIS
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.45%) WorkSite
Applications
1 21 (72.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Office 365
3 2 (6.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (79.31%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) LAN
2 5 (17.24%) WAN
2 5 (17.24%) Firewall
3 4 (13.79%) VPN
4 2 (6.90%) VoIP
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 18 (62.07%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Citrix Specialist
1 10 (34.48%) Consultant
1 10 (34.48%) Wintel Consultant
1 10 (34.48%) Wintel Specialist
2 9 (31.03%) Server Support
3 8 (27.59%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (27.59%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 5 (17.24%) Administrator
4 5 (17.24%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) IT Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) IT Support
7 1 (3.45%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix Support
7 1 (3.45%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (3.45%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (27.59%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) Linux
6 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Migration
2 2 (6.90%) Network Architecture
2 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (34.48%) MCITP
2 10 (34.48%) CCA
2 10 (34.48%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (17.24%) MCSA
4 2 (6.90%) MCP
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) GIAC
5 1 (3.45%) MCDST
5 1 (3.45%) CEH
5 1 (3.45%) CISSP
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.45%) SSCP
5 1 (3.45%) CCNP
5 1 (3.45%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.45%) HND
System Software
1 26 (89.66%) Active Directory
2 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Microsoft
2 19 (65.52%) Citrix
3 14 (48.28%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
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