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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 72 74 93
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 43 47 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.84% 2.81% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.60% 8.69% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 33 45 28
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £53,000 £47,650
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,995 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-9.74% +13.87%
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
448 541 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.61% 32.40% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 366 463 428
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - 24 £33,000 - 5
Oxford -19 12 £38,500 -6.09% 1
Banbury +1 2 £20,000 -61.16%
Wallingford - 2 £25,000 -
Witney - 2 £26,000 -
Bicester - 1 £22,500 -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 94 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (89.36%) Windows
3 67 (71.28%) MS Excel
4 62 (65.96%) DNS
4 62 (65.96%) MCITP
5 61 (64.89%) VMware
6 60 (63.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 59 (62.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 58 (61.70%) MCTS
9 57 (60.64%) Citrix
10 56 (59.57%) SAN
11 55 (58.51%) HP
11 55 (58.51%) EMC
11 55 (58.51%) DHCP
11 55 (58.51%) Veeam
12 53 (56.38%) MCSA
13 51 (54.26%) VMware Infrastructure
13 51 (54.26%) Microsoft Azure
14 50 (53.19%) Meru Networks
14 50 (53.19%) Juniper
14 50 (53.19%) Apple
14 50 (53.19%) Wireless
15 41 (43.62%) Symantec
15 41 (43.62%) Backup Exec
16 38 (40.43%) Microsoft
17 37 (39.36%) Mentoring
18 36 (38.30%) Norton AntiVirus
19 23 (24.47%) MCP
20 19 (20.21%) Active Directory
21 18 (19.15%) MS Office

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (13.83%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.64%) IIS
3 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.19%) Lync
5 2 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 67 (71.28%) MS Excel
2 18 (19.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 51 (54.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (65.96%) DNS
2 56 (59.57%) SAN
3 55 (58.51%) DHCP
4 50 (53.19%) Wireless
5 14 (14.89%) Internet
6 6 (6.38%) WAN
7 5 (5.32%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.19%) Network Security
8 3 (3.19%) Firewall
8 3 (3.19%) LAN
8 3 (3.19%) VoIP
9 2 (2.13%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.13%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.13%) VPN
10 1 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.06%) WLAN
10 1 (1.06%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.06%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 28 (29.79%) Analyst
3 24 (25.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (25.53%) IT Support
4 21 (22.34%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 21 (22.34%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (18.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 15 (15.96%) Support Analyst
7 13 (13.83%) Service Analyst
7 13 (13.83%) Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (13.83%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (9.57%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (8.51%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (7.45%) Customer Engineer
10 7 (7.45%) Customer Support Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Technical Support
11 5 (5.32%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (5.32%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (5.32%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (5.32%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) .NET
2 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.06%) XML
2 1 (1.06%) XML Schema
2 1 (1.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
1 7 (7.45%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.32%) EqualLogic
3 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 84 (89.36%) Windows
2 60 (63.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 59 (62.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (19.15%) Windows 7
5 10 (10.64%) Windows 8
6 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.06%) UNIX
7 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.36%) Mentoring
2 7 (7.45%) Data Management
3 6 (6.38%) Workflow
3 6 (6.38%) ITIL
4 5 (5.32%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (5.32%) Analytics
5 4 (4.26%) Project Management
6 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.13%) Quality Management
6 2 (2.13%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.13%) Change Management
6 2 (2.13%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.13%) Time Management
6 2 (2.13%) Network Design
6 2 (2.13%) ITIL V2
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.06%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.06%) Software License Management
7 1 (1.06%) Document Management
7 1 (1.06%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 94 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (65.96%) MCITP
3 58 (61.70%) MCTS
4 53 (56.38%) MCSA
5 23 (24.47%) MCP
6 12 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (12.77%) CCNA
7 11 (11.70%) Degree
8 8 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (7.45%) MCT
10 5 (5.32%) NCDA
10 5 (5.32%) NCIE
10 5 (5.32%) VCAP
11 2 (2.13%) CCIE
12 1 (1.06%) CCNP
12 1 (1.06%) CISSP
12 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.06%) HL7
3 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (54.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (20.21%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.45%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.45%) XenApp
3 7 (7.45%) XenDesktop
3 7 (7.45%) vSphere
4 5 (5.32%) XenServer
4 5 (5.32%) VMware ESX
4 5 (5.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 41 (43.62%) Backup Exec
2 36 (38.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (5.32%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.13%) SCCM
4 2 (2.13%) SCOM
5 1 (1.06%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.06%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 61 (64.89%) VMware
2 57 (60.64%) Citrix
3 55 (58.51%) EMC
3 55 (58.51%) HP
3 55 (58.51%) Veeam
4 50 (53.19%) Meru Networks
4 50 (53.19%) Apple
4 50 (53.19%) Juniper
5 41 (43.62%) Symantec
6 38 (40.43%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.32%) NetApp
7 5 (5.32%) Dell
7 5 (5.32%) PlateSpin
8 4 (4.26%) Cisco
9 2 (2.13%) Polycom
10 1 (1.06%) Oracle
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