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 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 68 64 86
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 11 33 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.49% 3.32% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.62% 11.26% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 5
Average salary £37,000 £42,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% -16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
238 293 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 32.34% 29.48% 23.14%
Number of salaries quoted 202 273 235
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 24 October 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Oxford

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) Windows
4 9 (50.00%) CCNA
4 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (44.44%) MCITP
6 7 (38.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (38.89%) VMware
7 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 6 (33.33%) DNS
7 6 (33.33%) SAN
7 6 (33.33%) SQL
7 6 (33.33%) MCP
7 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (27.78%) Analytics
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (27.78%) vSphere
8 5 (27.78%) EqualLogic
8 5 (27.78%) NCDA
8 5 (27.78%) NCIE
8 5 (27.78%) VCAP
8 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
8 5 (27.78%) XenApp
8 5 (27.78%) XenServer
8 5 (27.78%) XenDesktop
8 5 (27.78%) Veeam
8 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
8 5 (27.78%) IIS

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (27.78%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Lync
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) WLAN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
General
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
1 6 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) IT Support Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) IT Support
3 3 (16.67%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
1 5 (27.78%) EqualLogic
2 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
1 5 (27.78%) Data Management
1 5 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
1 5 (27.78%) Analytics
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL V2
2 3 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (50.00%) CCNA
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (44.44%) MCITP
4 7 (38.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (33.33%) MCP
6 5 (27.78%) MCT
6 5 (27.78%) MCTS
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
6 5 (27.78%) NCDA
6 5 (27.78%) NCIE
6 5 (27.78%) VCAP
7 3 (16.67%) CCIE
8 1 (5.56%) CCNP
8 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (27.78%) XenApp
2 5 (27.78%) XenServer
2 5 (27.78%) XenDesktop
2 5 (27.78%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) NetBackup
1 5 (27.78%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (5.56%) SCDPM
3 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) PlateSpin
3 5 (27.78%) Veeam
3 5 (27.78%) HP
3 5 (27.78%) Dell
3 5 (27.78%) EMC
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) NetApp
3 5 (27.78%) Symantec
4 2 (11.11%) Polycom
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco