The first table below looks at the demand for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 91 88 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 17 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.24% 0.83% 1.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.46% 3.64% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 11
Average salary £36,500 £50,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.00% +28.20%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
263 275 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.17% 22.88% 31.24%
Number of salaries quoted 166 180 159
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £30,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSE
Scotland

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

MCSE
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Glasgow region.

MCSE Salary Trend in Glasgow

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 24 (80.00%) Windows
3 20 (66.67%) VMware
3 20 (66.67%) MCITP
3 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (56.67%) SAN
5 16 (53.33%) MS Excel
6 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (43.33%) MS Exchange
7 13 (43.33%) MCSA
7 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (43.33%) MCTS
8 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 5 (16.67%) ITIL
12 4 (13.33%) Citrix
12 4 (13.33%) Service Management
12 4 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 3 (10.00%) Office 365
13 3 (10.00%) Lync
13 3 (10.00%) CCNA
13 3 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (10.00%) MCP
14 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 13 (43.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (53.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) IPv4
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Consultant
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) IT Support
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Network Support
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Major Incident Analyst
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Service Management
2 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.33%) Workforce Management Optimization
3 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (66.67%) MCITP
3 13 (43.33%) MCSA
3 13 (43.33%) MCTS
4 4 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 3 (10.00%) CCNA
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (10.00%) MCP
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.33%) MCDST
7 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) XenApp
3 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) VMware
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Verint
5 1 (3.33%) Compaq
5 1 (3.33%) Avaya
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Remedy
5 1 (3.33%) McAfee
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