The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 72 74 80
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 1 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.14% 0.65% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 2.37% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 9
Average salary £26,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.22% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
MCSE
Oxfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
192 211 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 26.41% 27.44% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 151 176 239
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,700 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

MCSE
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Oxford

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) MCITP
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL V2
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V2
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Software License Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) MCITP
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) MCT
4 2 (33.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware