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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 77 85 98
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 33 41 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.21% 2.27% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.19% 7.71% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 25 41 28
Average salary £33,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.48% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £25,793 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £55,000 £48,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
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
459 532 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.81% 29.41% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 365 470 444
Average salary £37,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 - 16 £33,000 -
Oxford -6 11 £37,000 -11.90%
Wallingford - 2 £25,000 -
Witney - 2 £26,000 -
Banbury +2 1 - -
Bicester - 1 £22,500 -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 76 (88.37%) Windows
3 63 (73.26%) MS Excel
4 62 (72.09%) MCITP
5 61 (70.93%) VMware
6 59 (68.60%) MCTS
6 59 (68.60%) DNS
6 59 (68.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (67.44%) Citrix
7 58 (67.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 57 (66.28%) SAN
9 56 (65.12%) HP
9 56 (65.12%) EMC
9 56 (65.12%) Veeam
10 54 (62.79%) MCSA
11 52 (60.47%) DHCP
12 51 (59.30%) Juniper
12 51 (59.30%) Apple
12 51 (59.30%) Wireless
12 51 (59.30%) Microsoft Azure
12 51 (59.30%) Meru Networks
13 50 (58.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 40 (46.51%) Symantec
14 40 (46.51%) Backup Exec
15 35 (40.70%) Norton AntiVirus
15 35 (40.70%) Mentoring
16 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
17 20 (23.26%) MCP
18 16 (18.60%) Active Directory
19 15 (17.44%) MS Office

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 10 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.47%) IIS
3 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.49%) Lync
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 63 (73.26%) MS Excel
2 15 (17.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 51 (59.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (68.60%) DNS
2 57 (66.28%) SAN
3 52 (60.47%) DHCP
4 51 (59.30%) Wireless
5 8 (9.30%) Internet
6 3 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.33%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.16%) VPN
8 1 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.16%) Network Security
8 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.16%) Firewall
8 1 (1.16%) LAN
8 1 (1.16%) VoIP
8 1 (1.16%) WLAN
8 1 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (52.33%) Support Engineer
2 27 (31.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (30.23%) Analyst
4 25 (29.07%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 21 (24.42%) IT Support
6 17 (19.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (16.28%) Support Analyst
7 14 (16.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (13.95%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (13.95%) Service Analyst
8 12 (13.95%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (10.47%) IT Support Engineer
10 8 (9.30%) IT Support Analyst
11 5 (5.81%) Customer Engineer
11 5 (5.81%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (5.81%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (5.81%) Consultant
11 5 (5.81%) Senior Technical Consultant
11 5 (5.81%) Customer Support Engineer
12 4 (4.65%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Management Information System
1 7 (8.14%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.81%) EqualLogic
3 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 76 (88.37%) Windows
2 59 (68.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 58 (67.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (17.44%) Windows 7
5 9 (10.47%) Windows 8
6 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.70%) Mentoring
2 7 (8.14%) ITIL
2 7 (8.14%) Data Management
3 5 (5.81%) Project Management
3 5 (5.81%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (5.81%) Analytics
4 4 (4.65%) Workflow
5 3 (3.49%) Quality Management
5 3 (3.49%) ITIL V2
6 2 (2.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.33%) Change Management
6 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.33%) Network Design
6 2 (2.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.33%) Time Management
7 1 (1.16%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.16%) Service Management
7 1 (1.16%) Document Management
7 1 (1.16%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (72.09%) MCITP
3 59 (68.60%) MCTS
4 54 (62.79%) MCSA
5 20 (23.26%) MCP
6 12 (13.95%) CCNA
6 12 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (12.79%) Degree
8 9 (10.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (8.14%) MCT
10 5 (5.81%) NCDA
10 5 (5.81%) NCIE
10 5 (5.81%) VCAP
11 3 (3.49%) CCIE
12 1 (1.16%) CCNP
12 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (58.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (18.60%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.14%) XenApp
3 7 (8.14%) XenDesktop
3 7 (8.14%) vSphere
4 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.81%) XenServer
5 5 (5.81%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 40 (46.51%) Backup Exec
2 35 (40.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (5.81%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.33%) SCCM
4 2 (2.33%) SCOM
5 1 (1.16%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.16%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 61 (70.93%) VMware
2 58 (67.44%) Citrix
3 56 (65.12%) EMC
3 56 (65.12%) HP
3 56 (65.12%) Veeam
4 51 (59.30%) Meru Networks
4 51 (59.30%) Apple
4 51 (59.30%) Juniper
5 40 (46.51%) Symantec
6 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.81%) NetApp
7 5 (5.81%) Dell
7 5 (5.81%) PlateSpin
8 4 (4.65%) Cisco
9 2 (2.33%) Polycom
10 1 (1.16%) Oracle