The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 77 88 87
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 7 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.76% 1.50% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.10% 5.62% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 9
Median salary £50,000 £42,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,750 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £44,700 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
226 356 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.62% 26.69% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 158 251 193
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (46.67%) VMware
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (46.67%) MCSA
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (33.33%) ITIL
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
8 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (26.67%) SCCM
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (20.00%) Skype
9 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
9 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Skype
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) DBA
2 4 (26.67%) SQL DBA
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Support
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.67%) Forensic Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Presales
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (46.67%) MCSA
3 3 (20.00%) CCA
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) MOM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) CommVault
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) Mitel
4 1 (6.67%) MobileIron
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle