The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 82 72 80
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 6 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.61% 1.13% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.71% 3.80% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 16
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £23,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £55,200 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
MCSE
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
350 237 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 35.86% 29.89% 42.72%
Number of salaries quoted 297 201 373
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

MCSE
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -5 5 £47,500 +102.12% 1
Gloucester +3 1 £50,000 -16.66%
MCSE
South West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (76.47%) VMware
3 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
4 10 (58.82%) Windows
5 9 (52.94%) MCITP
6 8 (47.06%) MCP
6 8 (47.06%) Linux
6 8 (47.06%) HP
7 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
7 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (41.18%) Firewall
7 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
8 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (35.29%) Symantec
8 6 (35.29%) ITIL
8 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
9 5 (29.41%) SQL
9 5 (29.41%) VBScript
9 5 (29.41%) Citrix
9 5 (29.41%) IBM
9 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
10 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (23.53%) HP ASE
10 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
10 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
10 4 (23.53%) MCSA
10 4 (23.53%) SAN

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (35.29%) MS Exchange
1 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) SAN
3 3 (17.65%) Internet
3 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) LAN
4 2 (11.76%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (5.88%) SSL
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.88%) HSRP
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (5.88%) MPLS
5 1 (5.88%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Sales Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Server Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) GIS
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Statistics
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) UNIX
6 1 (5.88%) HPUX
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
1 5 (29.41%) VBScript
2 3 (17.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (52.94%) MCITP
3 8 (47.06%) MCP
4 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 6 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) HP ASE
7 4 (23.53%) MCSA
8 2 (11.76%) CCNP
8 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) Degree
8 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (11.76%) MCTS
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (5.88%) CCENT
9 1 (5.88%) MCSM
9 1 (5.88%) CCNA
9 1 (5.88%) CCIE
9 1 (5.88%) LPIC
9 1 (5.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
1 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 3 (17.65%) ISA Server
5 2 (11.76%) vSphere
6 1 (5.88%) XenApp
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
6 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) HP
4 6 (35.29%) Symantec
5 5 (29.41%) Citrix
5 5 (29.41%) IBM
6 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
6 3 (17.65%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.88%) Remedy
7 1 (5.88%) ESRI