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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 84 100 100
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 11 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.93% 0.50% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.46% 1.93% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 7
Median salary £50,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £33,550 £32,200
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
318 363 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.81% 25.78% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 179 244 217
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,600 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 26 June 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) VMware
4 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
5 7 (63.64%) SAN
5 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
6 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
7 5 (45.45%) vSphere
7 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
7 5 (45.45%) Linux
7 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
7 5 (45.45%) ITIL
8 4 (36.36%) MCSA
8 4 (36.36%) SQL
8 4 (36.36%) CCNA
8 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (36.36%) Games
8 4 (36.36%) High Availability
8 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (27.27%) Analytics
9 3 (27.27%) People Management
9 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
9 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing

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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (36.36%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) IT Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Platform Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Service Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Architect
3 2 (18.18%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Informatics
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) High Availability
4 3 (27.27%) Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
4 3 (27.27%) People Management
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 1 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) MCSA
3 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (27.27%) MCP
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (18.18%) MCITP
4 2 (18.18%) MCTS
5 1 (9.09%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 5 (45.45%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
1 2 (18.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) CommVault
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
3 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco