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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 64 84 84
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 54 38 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.44% 2.16% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.08% 6.56% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 40 32 24
Average salary £33,000 £39,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.98% -6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
447 579 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.45% 32.88% 32.63%
Number of salaries quoted 384 474 426
Average salary £37,000 £42,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 31 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 31 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 +13 36 £33,000 +37.50% 2
Oxford -6 9 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Banbury - 9 £22,500 -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 81 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (96.30%) Windows
3 61 (75.31%) MS Excel
3 61 (75.31%) MCITP
4 55 (67.90%) VMware
5 53 (65.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (61.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 49 (60.49%) MCTS
7 49 (60.49%) Citrix
8 48 (59.26%) Apple
9 47 (58.02%) EMC
9 47 (58.02%) SAN
9 47 (58.02%) DNS
9 47 (58.02%) HP
9 47 (58.02%) Veeam
10 46 (56.79%) DHCP
10 46 (56.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 44 (54.32%) MCSA
11 44 (54.32%) Microsoft Azure
12 42 (51.85%) Meru Networks
12 42 (51.85%) Juniper
12 42 (51.85%) Wireless
13 39 (48.15%) Microsoft
14 37 (45.68%) Symantec
14 37 (45.68%) Backup Exec
15 32 (39.51%) Norton AntiVirus
16 20 (24.69%) Active Directory
17 19 (23.46%) Windows 7
18 17 (20.99%) MS Exchange
19 16 (19.75%) SQL

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (20.99%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.81%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.70%) IIS
5 3 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (3.70%) Lync
6 2 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 61 (75.31%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 44 (54.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (12.35%) Office 365
3 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (58.02%) SAN
1 47 (58.02%) DNS
2 46 (56.79%) DHCP
3 42 (51.85%) Wireless
4 13 (16.05%) Internet
5 6 (7.41%) VLAN
5 6 (7.41%) WAN
6 4 (4.94%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.70%) LAN
7 3 (3.70%) Network Security
7 3 (3.70%) Firewall
8 2 (2.47%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.47%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.47%) VoIP
8 2 (2.47%) SNMP
8 2 (2.47%) VPN
9 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 23 (28.40%) Analyst
3 21 (25.93%) 2nd Line Support
4 18 (22.22%) IT Support
5 17 (20.99%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 16 (19.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (16.05%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (16.05%) Service Analyst
7 13 (16.05%) Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (16.05%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 10 (12.35%) Support Analyst
8 10 (12.35%) Technical Support
9 9 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (8.64%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (8.64%) Customer Engineer
10 7 (8.64%) Customer Support Engineer
11 6 (7.41%) Consultant
11 6 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
12 5 (6.17%) 1st Line Support
12 5 (6.17%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) .NET
1 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.47%) XML
1 2 (2.47%) HTML
1 2 (2.47%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) EqualLogic
2 2 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 78 (96.30%) Windows
2 53 (65.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 46 (56.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (23.46%) Windows 7
5 11 (13.58%) Windows 8
6 6 (7.41%) Mac OS
7 4 (4.94%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (7.41%) Workflow
1 6 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (6.17%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (2.47%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (2.47%) Network Design
3 2 (2.47%) Problem Management
3 2 (2.47%) Performance Testing
3 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2
4 1 (1.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.23%) Risk Management
4 1 (1.23%) Data Management
4 1 (1.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (75.31%) MCITP
3 49 (60.49%) MCTS
4 44 (54.32%) MCSA
5 13 (16.05%) MCP
6 12 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (11.11%) Degree
8 7 (8.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (7.41%) CCNP
9 6 (7.41%) CCNA
9 6 (7.41%) CCDP
10 5 (6.17%) VCAP
10 5 (6.17%) NCDA
10 5 (6.17%) NCIE
11 2 (2.47%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (2.47%) CWNA
11 2 (2.47%) CISSP
12 1 (1.23%) MCT
12 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.23%) HL7
2 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (61.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (24.69%) Active Directory
3 10 (12.35%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.64%) XenApp
4 7 (8.64%) XenDesktop
4 7 (8.64%) vSphere
5 5 (6.17%) XenServer
5 5 (6.17%) VMware ESX
5 5 (6.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 37 (45.68%) Backup Exec
2 32 (39.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (6.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.23%) SCCM
4 1 (1.23%) SCOM
4 1 (1.23%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.23%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 55 (67.90%) VMware
2 49 (60.49%) Citrix
3 48 (59.26%) Apple
4 47 (58.02%) EMC
4 47 (58.02%) HP
4 47 (58.02%) Veeam
5 42 (51.85%) Meru Networks
5 42 (51.85%) Juniper
6 39 (48.15%) Microsoft
7 37 (45.68%) Symantec
8 8 (9.88%) Cisco
9 5 (6.17%) Dell
9 5 (6.17%) NetApp
9 5 (6.17%) PlateSpin
10 2 (2.47%) Polycom
Oxford, Oxfordshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £38-55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + £1000 bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Dollar Financial Group
Salary: £Competitive + shift allowance + company benefits
Posted: 15 days ago