The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 66 91 81
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 53 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.32% 1.87% 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.57% 5.78% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 40 27 18
Average salary £32,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
458 571 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.68% 32.33% 32.31%
Number of salaries quoted 400 465 421
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSE
South East

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +14 37 £32,500 +35.41% 2
Banbury - 9 £22,500 -
Oxford -5 7 £50,000 +25.00%
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 77 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (96.10%) Windows
3 59 (76.62%) MS Excel
3 59 (76.62%) MCITP
4 53 (68.83%) VMware
5 49 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 49 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (61.04%) MCTS
6 47 (61.04%) Citrix
7 46 (59.74%) Apple
8 45 (58.44%) SAN
8 45 (58.44%) HP
8 45 (58.44%) EMC
8 45 (58.44%) Veeam
9 44 (57.14%) DHCP
9 44 (57.14%) DNS
10 43 (55.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 42 (54.55%) MCSA
11 42 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
12 40 (51.95%) Meru Networks
12 40 (51.95%) Juniper
12 40 (51.95%) Wireless
13 37 (48.05%) Microsoft
14 36 (46.75%) Symantec
14 36 (46.75%) Backup Exec
15 31 (40.26%) Norton AntiVirus
16 18 (23.38%) Active Directory
16 18 (23.38%) Windows 7
17 17 (22.08%) MS Exchange
18 16 (20.78%) SQL

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 17 (22.08%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.60%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.60%) Lync
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 59 (76.62%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 42 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.69%) Office 365
3 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (58.44%) SAN
2 44 (57.14%) DHCP
2 44 (57.14%) DNS
3 40 (51.95%) Wireless
4 13 (16.88%) Internet
5 6 (7.79%) VLAN
5 6 (7.79%) WAN
6 4 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.90%) LAN
7 3 (3.90%) Network Security
7 3 (3.90%) Firewall
8 2 (2.60%) VoIP
8 2 (2.60%) SNMP
8 2 (2.60%) VPN
8 2 (2.60%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (7.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (44.16%) Support Engineer
2 22 (28.57%) Analyst
3 21 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (22.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 17 (22.08%) IT Support
5 13 (16.88%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (16.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (16.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (16.88%) Service Analyst
6 11 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 10 (12.99%) Technical Support
8 9 (11.69%) Support Analyst
8 9 (11.69%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (9.09%) Customer Engineer
9 7 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (9.09%) Customer Support Engineer
10 6 (7.79%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (7.79%) Consultant
11 5 (6.49%) Account Manager
11 5 (6.49%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.60%) XML
1 2 (2.60%) .NET
1 2 (2.60%) HTML
1 2 (2.60%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) EqualLogic
2 2 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 74 (96.10%) Windows
2 49 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 43 (55.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (23.38%) Windows 7
5 10 (12.99%) Windows 8
6 6 (7.79%) Mac OS
7 4 (5.19%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.60%) UNIX
8 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (7.79%) Workflow
2 5 (6.49%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (2.60%) Network Design
3 2 (2.60%) Problem Management
3 2 (2.60%) Performance Testing
3 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2
3 2 (2.60%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (1.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.30%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (76.62%) MCITP
3 47 (61.04%) MCTS
4 42 (54.55%) MCSA
5 12 (15.58%) MCP
6 11 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (10.39%) Degree
8 7 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (7.79%) CCDP
9 6 (7.79%) CCNP
10 5 (6.49%) CCNA
10 5 (6.49%) NCDA
10 5 (6.49%) NCIE
10 5 (6.49%) VCAP
11 2 (2.60%) CWNA
11 2 (2.60%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (2.60%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.30%) HL7
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (23.38%) Active Directory
3 9 (11.69%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.09%) XenApp
4 7 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 7 (9.09%) vSphere
5 5 (6.49%) XenServer
5 5 (6.49%) VMware ESX
5 5 (6.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (46.75%) Backup Exec
2 31 (40.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (6.49%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 53 (68.83%) VMware
2 47 (61.04%) Citrix
3 46 (59.74%) Apple
4 45 (58.44%) HP
4 45 (58.44%) EMC
4 45 (58.44%) Veeam
5 40 (51.95%) Meru Networks
5 40 (51.95%) Juniper
6 37 (48.05%) Microsoft
7 36 (46.75%) Symantec
8 8 (10.39%) Cisco
9 5 (6.49%) Dell
9 5 (6.49%) NetApp
9 5 (6.49%) PlateSpin
10 2 (2.60%) Polycom
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + £1000 bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Dollar Financial Group
Salary: £Competitive + shift allowance + company benefits
Posted: 7 days ago