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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 104 73 89
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +16
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 10 52 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.63% 3.06% 2.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.02% 10.53% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10 42 31
Average salary £47,750 £30,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.55% -15.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £33,000 £45,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
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
496 494 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 31.06% 29.11% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 391 440 502
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £42,628
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -12.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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
Oxford +3 10 £47,750 -4.50%
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) ITIL
3 12 (63.16%) VMware
4 11 (57.89%) Firewall
4 11 (57.89%) LAN
5 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
6 9 (47.37%) WAN
6 9 (47.37%) MCSA
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
7 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
7 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (36.84%) CCNA
8 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
8 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
9 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
9 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
9 6 (31.58%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (31.58%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (26.32%) F5
10 5 (26.32%) BIG-IP
10 5 (26.32%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
10 5 (26.32%) Statistics
10 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
10 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (26.32%) MPLS

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) IIS
3 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.53%) Lync
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) LAN
1 11 (57.89%) Firewall
2 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
3 9 (47.37%) WAN
4 5 (26.32%) DHCP
4 5 (26.32%) MPLS
4 5 (26.32%) BIG-IP
5 4 (21.05%) DNS
5 4 (21.05%) SAN
5 4 (21.05%) Internet
6 3 (15.79%) VoIP
7 2 (10.53%) VPN
7 2 (10.53%) VLAN
7 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (10.53%) Skype
8 1 (5.26%) ADSL
8 1 (5.26%) Network Security
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (5.26%) OSPF
8 1 (5.26%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Account Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Technical Account Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Technical Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Client Account Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Network Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) IT Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Statistics
2 1 (5.26%) iSeries
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
3 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
4 6 (31.58%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) Data Management
8 1 (5.26%) Network Management
8 1 (5.26%) Security Management
8 1 (5.26%) Service Management
8 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (47.37%) MCSA
3 7 (36.84%) CCNA
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (31.58%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (21.05%) CCNP
6 4 (21.05%) MCP
6 4 (21.05%) MCITP
7 2 (10.53%) MCTS
7 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
8 1 (5.26%) Degree
8 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) VMware ESX
4 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
4 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
3 5 (26.32%) F5
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) CommVault
5 1 (5.26%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) Veeam
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) HP