The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 64 77 88
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 55 41 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.57% 2.42% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.82% 7.33% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 42 37 25
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £25,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,800 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +13.87%
MCSE
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
429 559 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.88% 33.00% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 361 476 431
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - 34 £33,000 - 4
Oxford -20 11 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Banbury +4 8 £22,500 -53.12% 1
Wallingford - 2 £25,000 -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 86 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 81 (94.19%) Windows
3 64 (74.42%) MS Excel
4 61 (70.93%) MCITP
5 57 (66.28%) VMware
5 57 (66.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (61.63%) MCTS
6 53 (61.63%) DNS
6 53 (61.63%) Citrix
7 52 (60.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (59.30%) Veeam
8 51 (59.30%) SAN
8 51 (59.30%) HP
8 51 (59.30%) EMC
9 50 (58.14%) Apple
9 50 (58.14%) DHCP
9 50 (58.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 48 (55.81%) Microsoft Azure
11 47 (54.65%) MCSA
12 46 (53.49%) Juniper
12 46 (53.49%) Wireless
12 46 (53.49%) Meru Networks
13 39 (45.35%) Backup Exec
13 39 (45.35%) Symantec
14 36 (41.86%) Microsoft
15 34 (39.53%) Norton AntiVirus
16 19 (22.09%) Active Directory
17 18 (20.93%) Windows 7
18 17 (19.77%) MCP
19 16 (18.60%) SQL

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 16 (18.60%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.63%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.14%) IIS
4 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.49%) Lync
6 3 (3.49%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 64 (74.42%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 48 (55.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (61.63%) DNS
2 51 (59.30%) SAN
3 50 (58.14%) DHCP
4 46 (53.49%) Wireless
5 13 (15.12%) Internet
6 7 (8.14%) WAN
7 5 (5.81%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (4.65%) LAN
8 4 (4.65%) Firewall
8 4 (4.65%) VLAN
8 4 (4.65%) Network Security
9 3 (3.49%) VoIP
9 3 (3.49%) VPN
10 2 (2.33%) SNMP
10 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
10 2 (2.33%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.33%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.16%) WLAN
11 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (48.84%) Support Engineer
2 23 (26.74%) Analyst
3 21 (24.42%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (22.09%) IT Support
6 17 (19.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 17 (19.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 13 (15.12%) Service Analyst
7 13 (15.12%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (15.12%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (11.63%) Support Analyst
9 9 (10.47%) Technical Support
9 9 (10.47%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (8.14%) Customer Engineer
10 7 (8.14%) Customer Support Engineer
11 5 (5.81%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (5.81%) Consultant
11 5 (5.81%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (5.81%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (5.81%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) .NET
2 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.33%) XML
2 2 (2.33%) XML Schema
2 2 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) EqualLogic
2 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 81 (94.19%) Windows
2 57 (66.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 52 (60.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (20.93%) Windows 7
5 11 (12.79%) Windows 8
6 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.65%) Mac OS
8 3 (3.49%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (6.98%) Workflow
2 5 (5.81%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (3.49%) Analytics
4 3 (3.49%) Data Management
4 3 (3.49%) Project Management
5 2 (2.33%) ITIL
5 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.33%) Network Design
5 2 (2.33%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (2.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (1.16%) ITIL V2
6 1 (1.16%) Change Management
6 1 (1.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.16%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.16%) Service Management
6 1 (1.16%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (70.93%) MCITP
3 53 (61.63%) MCTS
4 47 (54.65%) MCSA
5 17 (19.77%) MCP
6 11 (12.79%) Degree
6 11 (12.79%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (8.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (8.14%) CCNA
8 5 (5.81%) CCNP
8 5 (5.81%) NCDA
8 5 (5.81%) NCIE
8 5 (5.81%) VCAP
9 4 (4.65%) CCDP
10 3 (3.49%) MCT
11 2 (2.33%) CISSP
12 1 (1.16%) CWNA
12 1 (1.16%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (1.16%) CCIE
12 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) HL7
2 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (58.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (22.09%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.30%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.14%) XenApp
4 7 (8.14%) XenDesktop
4 7 (8.14%) vSphere
5 5 (5.81%) XenServer
5 5 (5.81%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.33%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (45.35%) Backup Exec
2 34 (39.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (5.81%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.16%) SCCM
4 1 (1.16%) SCOM
4 1 (1.16%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.16%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 57 (66.28%) VMware
2 53 (61.63%) Citrix
3 51 (59.30%) HP
3 51 (59.30%) Veeam
3 51 (59.30%) EMC
4 50 (58.14%) Apple
5 46 (53.49%) Juniper
5 46 (53.49%) Meru Networks
6 39 (45.35%) Symantec
7 36 (41.86%) Microsoft
8 6 (6.98%) Cisco
9 5 (5.81%) Dell
9 5 (5.81%) NetApp
9 5 (5.81%) PlateSpin
10 2 (2.33%) Polycom
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