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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 74 74 74
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 10 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.24% 0.62% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.98% 1.98% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 13
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,450 £50,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
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
251 253 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.18% 31.27% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 203 232 293
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Oxford

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) VMware
4 10 (71.43%) LAN
4 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
5 9 (64.29%) ITIL
5 9 (64.29%) Firewall
6 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
6 8 (57.14%) WAN
6 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
8 6 (42.86%) MCSA
8 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
9 5 (35.71%) MPLS
9 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
9 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (35.71%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (35.71%) BIG-IP
9 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
9 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
9 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
9 5 (35.71%) IIS
9 5 (35.71%) MS Office
9 5 (35.71%) SQL
9 5 (35.71%) Oracle
9 5 (35.71%) Linux
9 5 (35.71%) CCNA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 5 (35.71%) IIS
1 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (21.43%) Lync
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) LAN
1 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 8 (57.14%) WAN
4 5 (35.71%) MPLS
4 5 (35.71%) BIG-IP
5 4 (28.57%) DHCP
5 4 (28.57%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) SAN
6 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (21.43%) Skype
7 2 (14.29%) VPN
7 2 (14.29%) VLAN
8 1 (7.14%) Network Security
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (7.14%) OSPF
8 1 (7.14%) BGP
8 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
8 1 (7.14%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Account Manager
1 5 (35.71%) Technical Account Manager
1 5 (35.71%) Technical Manager
1 5 (35.71%) Client Account Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Office 365 Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Network Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Statistics
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.14%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 6 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (42.86%) MCSA
3 5 (35.71%) CCNA
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (28.57%) MCITP
5 2 (14.29%) MCP
5 2 (14.29%) MCTS
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (7.14%) CCNP
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) F5
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Spiceworks
5 1 (7.14%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (7.14%) QNAP
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) CommVault
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL
5 1 (7.14%) Polycom
5 1 (7.14%) Tandberg
5 1 (7.14%) Veeam