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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 65 46 74
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +28
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 11 31 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.54% 3.30% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 10.10% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 4
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +13.87%
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
220 307 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 30.73% 32.69% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 197 272 193
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 August 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Oxford

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 13 (76.47%) Windows
4 10 (58.82%) MCITP
5 9 (52.94%) SQL
5 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
6 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (41.18%) Windows 8
7 7 (41.18%) Degree
7 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
8 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
9 5 (29.41%) XenApp
9 5 (29.41%) XenServer
9 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
9 5 (29.41%) Veeam
9 5 (29.41%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (29.41%) vSphere
9 5 (29.41%) EqualLogic
9 5 (29.41%) NCDA
9 5 (29.41%) NCIE
9 5 (29.41%) VCAP
9 5 (29.41%) PlateSpin
9 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (29.41%) Office 365
9 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (29.41%) HP
9 5 (29.41%) Dell
9 5 (29.41%) EMC
9 5 (29.41%) Citrix

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
1 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (17.65%) Lync
3 3 (17.65%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) VLAN
3 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) WLAN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Technical Consultant
1 5 (29.41%) Senior Consultant
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
1 5 (29.41%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Account Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Account Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Support
2 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) IT Support
3 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Project Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) EqualLogic
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (41.18%) Windows 8
3 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
4 4 (23.53%) Mac OS
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Network Design
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V2
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (58.82%) MCITP
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (41.18%) Degree
5 5 (29.41%) NCDA
5 5 (29.41%) NCIE
5 5 (29.41%) VCAP
5 5 (29.41%) CCNP
5 5 (29.41%) CCNA
5 5 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (29.41%) MCTS
6 4 (23.53%) MCP
6 4 (23.53%) CCDP
7 3 (17.65%) MCT
8 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
8 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 1 (5.88%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 5 (29.41%) XenApp
3 5 (29.41%) XenServer
3 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
3 5 (29.41%) vSphere
3 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
1 5 (29.41%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.88%) SCDPM
2 1 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Veeam
2 5 (29.41%) PlateSpin
2 5 (29.41%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) Dell
2 5 (29.41%) EMC
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) NetApp
2 5 (29.41%) Symantec
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Apple
4 2 (11.76%) Polycom
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
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