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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 97 62 83
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +21
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 13 55 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.89% 3.45% 2.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.86% 12.11% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 41 30
Average salary £40,500 £32,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.56% -19.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £22,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £50,000 £46,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
455 454 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 31.10% 28.45% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 362 393 465
Average salary £41,000 £36,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.32% -13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,600 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 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 30 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
(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
Oxford -1 11 £41,000 -18.00%
Bicester - 2 £26,000 -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) MCSA
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 13 (56.52%) Firewall
3 13 (56.52%) VMware
4 12 (52.17%) LAN
4 12 (52.17%) ITIL
5 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
6 10 (43.48%) WAN
7 9 (39.13%) CCNA
7 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
8 8 (34.78%) DHCP
8 8 (34.78%) DNS
8 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
8 8 (34.78%) Service Delivery
9 7 (30.43%) MS Office
9 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
9 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
9 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
10 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
10 6 (26.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (26.09%) MCP
10 6 (26.09%) Cisco
10 6 (26.09%) VMware ESX
10 6 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (21.74%) SAN

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) IIS
2 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (17.39%) Lync
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) LAN
3 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
4 10 (43.48%) WAN
5 8 (34.78%) DHCP
5 8 (34.78%) DNS
6 5 (21.74%) SAN
6 5 (21.74%) Internet
6 5 (21.74%) MPLS
6 5 (21.74%) BIG-IP
7 4 (17.39%) Skype
8 3 (13.04%) VLAN
8 3 (13.04%) VoIP
8 3 (13.04%) VPN
8 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (8.70%) ADSL
10 1 (4.35%) WebEx
10 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
10 1 (4.35%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Consultant
1 5 (21.74%) Account Manager
1 5 (21.74%) Technical Manager
1 5 (21.74%) Client Account Manager
1 5 (21.74%) Technical Account Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Office 365 Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.35%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Statistics
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Android
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Service Delivery
3 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
4 6 (26.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
6 4 (17.39%) Change Management
7 2 (8.70%) Service Management
7 2 (8.70%) Data Management
7 2 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
8 1 (4.35%) Network Design
8 1 (4.35%) Network Management
8 1 (4.35%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (60.87%) MCSA
3 9 (39.13%) CCNA
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
4 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
4 6 (26.09%) MCP
5 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (17.39%) CCNP
6 4 (17.39%) MCTS
6 4 (17.39%) MCITP
7 1 (4.35%) Degree
7 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (26.09%) VMware ESX
4 3 (13.04%) Terminal Services
5 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) WSUS
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) F5
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) CommVault
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) Apple
7 1 (4.35%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) Spiceworks
7 1 (4.35%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (4.35%) QNAP
7 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL
7 1 (4.35%) Polycom
7 1 (4.35%) Tandberg
7 1 (4.35%) Veeam