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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 66 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 16 13 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.11% 1.80% 3.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.78% 5.91% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 30
Average salary £41,000 £46,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.82% +14.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £26,000 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -8.52%
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
236 220 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.18% 30.47% 32.21%
Number of salaries quoted 174 200 265
Average salary £41,000 £38,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.18% -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 4 September 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Oxford

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (68.00%) MCSA
4 13 (52.00%) Windows
4 13 (52.00%) SharePoint
5 12 (48.00%) VMware
5 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
5 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
5 12 (48.00%) Office 365
6 11 (44.00%) MS Office
7 10 (40.00%) LAN
7 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
8 9 (36.00%) ITIL
8 9 (36.00%) Firewall
9 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (32.00%) WAN
9 8 (32.00%) Lync
9 8 (32.00%) Skype
9 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (24.00%) CCNA
10 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
10 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
10 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
11 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (20.00%) MPLS
11 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
11 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (52.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (32.00%) Lync
3 5 (20.00%) IIS
3 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) LAN
1 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (36.00%) Firewall
3 8 (32.00%) WAN
3 8 (32.00%) Skype
4 5 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 5 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 5 (20.00%) SAN
4 5 (20.00%) MPLS
5 4 (16.00%) DHCP
5 4 (16.00%) DNS
6 3 (12.00%) VPN
6 3 (12.00%) VLAN
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (8.00%) ADSL
7 2 (8.00%) Internet
7 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.00%) Wireless
8 1 (4.00%) OSPF
8 1 (4.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Consultant
2 7 (28.00%) Office 365 Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Unified Communications Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Account Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Account Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 5 (20.00%) SharePoint Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Client Account Manager
3 5 (20.00%) SharePoint Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) IT Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Graduate
6 1 (4.00%) Network Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Statistics
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.00%) iSeries
3 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.00%) Network Design
6 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (68.00%) MCSA
3 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) CCNA
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (12.00%) MCITP
7 2 (8.00%) MCP
7 2 (8.00%) MCTS
8 1 (4.00%) Degree
8 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (4.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (12.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
2 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.00%) F5
3 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) CommVault
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) Spiceworks
5 1 (4.00%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (4.00%) QNAP
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.00%) Polycom
5 1 (4.00%) Tandberg
5 1 (4.00%) Veeam