The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 145 147 127
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 17 18 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.59% 0.56% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.24% 2.10% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 22
Median salary £62,500 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
MCSE
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
759 856 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.49% 26.83% 23.16%
Number of salaries quoted 394 592 567
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MCSE
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Scotland region.

MCSE Salary Trend in Scotland

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Scotland

MCSE
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 10 £62,500 +92.30% 2
Glasgow +1 6 £28,500 -31.32% 2
MCSE
UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 24 (68.57%) SQL Server
4 23 (65.71%) SQL
5 20 (57.14%) SharePoint
6 19 (54.29%) MS Excel
7 17 (48.57%) Windows
7 17 (48.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (48.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (45.71%) Computer Science
8 16 (45.71%) Degree
9 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
10 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
11 11 (31.43%) Hyper-V
12 10 (28.57%) VMware
13 9 (25.71%) MCSA
14 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
14 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (20.00%) CCNA
15 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (20.00%) SAN
16 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
16 6 (17.14%) Linux
17 5 (14.29%) ITIL
17 5 (14.29%) Cisco
17 5 (14.29%) Skype for Business

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
3 5 (14.29%) Skype for Business
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (54.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.43%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) Office 365
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) SAN
2 4 (11.43%) LAN
2 4 (11.43%) WAN
3 2 (5.71%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.86%) Wireless
4 1 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (68.57%) SQL Server
2 17 (48.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (48.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (11.43%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Developer
1 15 (42.86%) Senior Developer
1 15 (42.86%) Senior SQL Developer
1 15 (42.86%) SQL Developer
2 13 (37.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft BI Developer
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Developer
2 13 (37.14%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
2 13 (37.14%) Senior Microsoft Developer
2 13 (37.14%) SQL BI Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Azure Architect
5 3 (8.57%) IT Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Platform Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Informatics
4 2 (5.71%) Clustering
4 2 (5.71%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.71%) Replication
5 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.86%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (2.86%) PKI
5 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (17.14%) Linux
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.71%) Unix
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL
4 4 (11.43%) High Availability
5 3 (8.57%) Analytics
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.57%) People Management
6 2 (5.71%) Change Management
6 2 (5.71%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.86%) CRM
7 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.86%) DevOps
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.86%) Presales
7 1 (2.86%) Threat Management
7 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (45.71%) Degree
3 9 (25.71%) MCSA
4 7 (20.00%) CCNA
4 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (14.29%) MCITP
6 4 (11.43%) MCP
7 3 (8.57%) CISSP
7 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (5.71%) MCTS
9 1 (2.86%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) Hyper-V
3 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (14.29%) vSphere
5 1 (2.86%) Firmware
5 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
1 2 (5.71%) SCOM
1 2 (5.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (14.29%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix
5 3 (8.57%) CommVault
5 3 (8.57%) Symantec
6 2 (5.71%) NetApp
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle
6 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.86%) Avaya
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.86%) Sophos
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