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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 146 115 143
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +28
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 17 58 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 1.59% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.02% 6.83% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 18
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% -27.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
841 849 893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.62% 23.32% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 587 552 527
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 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
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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
Edinburgh -4 12 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Aberdeen +15 2 - -
Glasgow 0 2 £41,500 +13.69% 1
West Lothian -3 1 £70,000 +100.00%
MCSE
UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (67.65%) Windows
3 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 19 (55.88%) VMware
5 17 (50.00%) Citrix
6 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
6 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
6 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (38.24%) Cisco
7 13 (38.24%) Degree
8 12 (35.29%) MS Exchange
9 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (29.41%) CCNA
10 10 (29.41%) ITIL
11 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
12 7 (20.59%) HP
12 7 (20.59%) EMC
12 7 (20.59%) SCCM
12 7 (20.59%) MCITP
12 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
13 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
13 6 (17.65%) Juniper
13 6 (17.65%) SAN
13 6 (17.65%) VoIP
14 5 (14.71%) WAN
14 5 (14.71%) Client/Server
14 5 (14.71%) HNC

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 12 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (14.71%) WorkSite
4 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) VoIP
1 6 (17.65%) SAN
2 5 (14.71%) WAN
3 4 (11.76%) LAN
3 4 (11.76%) Firewall
4 3 (8.82%) VPN
5 2 (5.88%) VLAN
5 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.94%) NAS
6 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.94%) Wireless
6 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.94%) DNS
6 1 (2.94%) Internet
6 1 (2.94%) PSTN
6 1 (2.94%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MSI
2 1 (2.94%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.94%) Military
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Coordinator
3 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) IT Support
4 3 (8.82%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Network Support
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) IT Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.71%) Client/Server
3 5 (14.71%) Replication
4 4 (11.76%) Private Cloud
5 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
6 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.94%) iPhone
7 1 (2.94%) iPad
7 1 (2.94%) HP Storage
7 1 (2.94%) Clustering
7 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.76%) UNIX
5 4 (11.76%) Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Migration
3 4 (11.76%) High Availability
3 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.88%) Release Management
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.88%) Operations Management
5 2 (5.88%) Information Security
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) Quality Management
5 2 (5.88%) CRM
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Change Control
5 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.94%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (38.24%) Degree
3 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (29.41%) CCNA
4 7 (20.59%) MCITP
5 5 (14.71%) HNC
6 4 (11.76%) HND
6 4 (11.76%) MCSA
6 4 (11.76%) MOS
6 4 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 4 (11.76%) VTSP
7 3 (8.82%) CCNP
7 3 (8.82%) CCA
7 3 (8.82%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (5.88%) MCP
8 2 (5.88%) MCDST
8 2 (5.88%) MCTS
9 1 (2.94%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
1 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (14.71%) XenApp
3 3 (8.82%) vSphere
3 3 (8.82%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Server
4 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) SCOM
2 1 (2.94%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 19 (55.88%) VMware
3 17 (50.00%) Citrix
4 13 (38.24%) Cisco
5 7 (20.59%) HP
5 7 (20.59%) EMC
6 6 (17.65%) Juniper
7 5 (14.71%) AppSense
7 5 (14.71%) Intel
7 5 (14.71%) Oracle
8 4 (11.76%) IBM
8 4 (11.76%) Sun
9 3 (8.82%) CommVault
10 2 (5.88%) NetApp
10 2 (5.88%) Dell
10 2 (5.88%) Avaya
11 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.94%) Symantec
11 1 (2.94%) Polycom
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