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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 140 134 136
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 21 29 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.71% 0.93% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.51% 3.33% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 22
Average salary £42,250 £33,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.03% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £24,500 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,850 £42,250 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
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
838 870 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.25% 28.00% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 522 593 496
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Scotland

MCSE
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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
Glasgow -10 21 £42,250 +6.96% 2
MCSE
UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 55 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (72.73%) Windows
3 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
3 38 (69.09%) VMware
4 32 (58.18%) Windows Server
5 31 (56.36%) SQL Server
6 30 (54.55%) Active Directory
6 30 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 28 (50.91%) Citrix
8 22 (40.00%) SQL
8 22 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (38.18%) MS Excel
9 21 (38.18%) Finance
10 20 (36.36%) ITIL
11 18 (32.73%) SAN
12 17 (30.91%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (30.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (29.09%) Degree
13 16 (29.09%) Hyper-V
13 16 (29.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 15 (27.27%) PowerShell
15 14 (25.45%) MCSA
16 13 (23.64%) SharePoint
16 13 (23.64%) Capacity Planning
16 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (21.82%) MCP
17 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (20.00%) Cisco
18 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
18 11 (20.00%) Computer Science

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (23.64%) SharePoint
2 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.45%) Apache
4 3 (5.45%) Drupal
4 3 (5.45%) IIS
4 3 (5.45%) JBoss
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (38.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.73%) SAN
2 6 (10.91%) DNS
3 5 (9.09%) DHCP
4 4 (7.27%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (7.27%) Ethernet
4 4 (7.27%) Internet
4 4 (7.27%) WAAS
5 3 (5.45%) InfiniBand
5 3 (5.45%) LDAP
5 3 (5.45%) SNMP
6 2 (3.64%) IPv4
6 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.64%) VPN
6 2 (3.64%) WAN
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.82%) DSL
7 1 (1.82%) Firewall
7 1 (1.82%) LAN
7 1 (1.82%) VoIP
7 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (56.36%) SQL Server
2 17 (30.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (29.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.27%) MySQL
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (5.45%) Big Data
6 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.82%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Hudson
1 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.45%) JIRA
1 3 (5.45%) Trac
2 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (38.18%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (16.36%) Retail
3 5 (9.09%) Electronics
3 5 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.09%) Marketing
3 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Consultant
2 12 (21.82%) Developer
2 12 (21.82%) SQL Developer
3 11 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Senior SQL Developer
4 10 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 10 (18.18%) SQL BI Developer
5 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Developer
5 9 (16.36%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 9 (16.36%) Support Consultant
5 9 (16.36%) Wintel Consultant
5 9 (16.36%) Wintel Support
6 8 (14.55%) Senior Microsoft Developer
7 6 (10.91%) DBA
7 6 (10.91%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (10.91%) Windows Consultant
7 6 (10.91%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) LAMP
1 3 (5.45%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (5.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.09%) Clustering
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Grid Computing
3 3 (5.45%) Health Informatics
3 3 (5.45%) Informatics
3 3 (5.45%) Life Science
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.45%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.45%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.82%) PKI
4 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (72.73%) Windows
2 32 (58.18%) Windows Server
3 22 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.45%) CentOS
5 3 (5.45%) Linux
5 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) ITIL
2 17 (30.91%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (23.64%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.36%) Line Management
6 7 (12.73%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (12.73%) Service Management
7 6 (10.91%) Operations Management
7 6 (10.91%) Problem Management
8 5 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
8 5 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (9.09%) Information Security
8 5 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 5 (9.09%) Release Management
9 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.27%) Facilities Management
10 3 (5.45%) Data Governance
10 3 (5.45%) Open Source
10 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) SQL
2 15 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 8 (14.55%) VBScript
4 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.45%) Java
5 3 (5.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 55 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (29.09%) Degree
3 14 (25.45%) MCSA
4 12 (21.82%) MCP
5 10 (18.18%) MCITP
6 7 (12.73%) CCNA
6 7 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.45%) CCNP
7 3 (5.45%) MCTS
7 3 (5.45%) RHCE
7 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.82%) CISSP
8 1 (1.82%) EMCIE
8 1 (1.82%) EMCSA
8 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.82%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (54.55%) Active Directory
1 30 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (29.09%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.91%) XenApp
3 6 (10.91%) XenDesktop
4 4 (7.27%) vSphere
5 3 (5.45%) GPFS
6 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) SCCM
1 7 (12.73%) SCOM
2 6 (10.91%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (7.27%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.45%) Nagios
4 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.45%) Puppet
4 3 (5.45%) Tivoli
4 3 (5.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (3.64%) WSUS
6 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
1 38 (69.09%) VMware
2 28 (50.91%) Citrix
3 11 (20.00%) Cisco
4 8 (14.55%) Compaq
4 8 (14.55%) HP
5 6 (10.91%) Intel Security
6 5 (9.09%) Oracle
6 5 (9.09%) SAP
7 4 (7.27%) Dell
8 3 (5.45%) Brocade
8 3 (5.45%) IBM
8 3 (5.45%) Opsware
8 3 (5.45%) Remedy
9 2 (3.64%) EMC
10 1 (1.82%) Avaya
10 1 (1.82%) CommVault
10 1 (1.82%) Juniper
10 1 (1.82%) NetApp
10 1 (1.82%) Symantec
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