The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 52 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 2 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.58% 1.43% 1.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% 6.41% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 7
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
MCSE
Bedfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
66 78 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 19.24% 22.35% 32.45%
Number of salaries quoted 53 75 120
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -20.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

MCSE
Salary Trend in Luton

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Luton

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
3 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
3 13 (81.25%) IIS
3 13 (81.25%) ITIL
3 13 (81.25%) PRINCE2
4 9 (56.25%) LAN
4 9 (56.25%) WAN
5 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (50.00%) Linux
5 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (50.00%) Oracle
5 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (50.00%) MPLS
5 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (50.00%) BIG-IP
5 8 (50.00%) Incident Management
5 8 (50.00%) Statistics
5 8 (50.00%) Firewall
5 8 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 8 (50.00%) F5
5 8 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (43.75%) MCITP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (81.25%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) LAN
1 9 (56.25%) WAN
2 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (50.00%) MPLS
2 8 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) SAN
4 5 (31.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) DBA
1 5 (31.25%) Administrator
1 5 (31.25%) SQL DBA
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Account Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Account Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Statistics
2 4 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) ITIL
1 13 (81.25%) PRINCE2
2 8 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 8 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Kimball Methodology
3 5 (31.25%) Database Security
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
3 5 (31.25%) Refactoring
3 5 (31.25%) Dimensional Modelling
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (43.75%) MCITP
4 6 (37.50%) MCTS
5 5 (31.25%) MCSA
6 1 (6.25%) NCDA
6 1 (6.25%) NCIE
6 1 (6.25%) VCAP
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) XenServer
3 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Veeam
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) PlateSpin