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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 138 141 124
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 21 28 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 0.81% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.26% 3.43% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 23
Average salary £29,000 £34,000 £35,420
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £31,050 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £43,550 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
930 816 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.05% 23.51% 28.76%
Number of salaries quoted 631 532 510
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 3 March 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 March 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
Edinburgh +10 14 £27,000 -18.79% 2
Glasgow +7 5 £37,500 +10.29% 4
Fife - 1 £24,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £33,500 -
MCSE
UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 47 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (87.23%) Windows
3 40 (85.11%) Active Directory
4 38 (80.85%) Microsoft
5 28 (59.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (57.45%) VMware
7 26 (55.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (48.94%) MS Exchange
9 21 (44.68%) DNS
9 21 (44.68%) MS Excel
10 19 (40.43%) MCP
10 19 (40.43%) Citrix
11 16 (34.04%) SAN
11 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (34.04%) MCSA
12 14 (29.79%) Finance
13 13 (27.66%) LAN
13 13 (27.66%) WAN
13 13 (27.66%) PowerShell
13 13 (27.66%) Hyper-V
14 12 (25.53%) ITIL
14 12 (25.53%) Firewall
14 12 (25.53%) MCITP
15 11 (23.40%) DHCP
15 11 (23.40%) XenApp
16 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2007
17 9 (19.15%) Windows 7
17 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
17 9 (19.15%) CCNA
17 9 (19.15%) Cisco Certification

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 23 (48.94%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (14.89%) IIS
3 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.13%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (44.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (44.68%) DNS
2 16 (34.04%) SAN
3 13 (27.66%) LAN
3 13 (27.66%) WAN
4 12 (25.53%) Firewall
5 11 (23.40%) DHCP
6 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
7 8 (17.02%) VPN
8 5 (10.64%) IPv4
8 5 (10.64%) VLAN
8 5 (10.64%) NAS
9 3 (6.38%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (6.38%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (4.26%) Wireless
10 2 (4.26%) IP Telephony
10 2 (4.26%) SMS
10 2 (4.26%) VoIP
11 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Law
2 5 (10.64%) Advertising
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Consultant
2 8 (17.02%) Wintel Consultant
3 6 (12.77%) IT Support
3 6 (12.77%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.51%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Citrix Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Wintel Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Senior IT Security Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Build Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) COM
1 1 (2.13%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Clustering
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.26%) Tandem
3 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) iPhone
4 1 (2.13%) iPad
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 41 (87.23%) Windows
2 28 (59.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (19.15%) Windows 7
5 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.64%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (8.51%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.38%) UNIX
8 3 (6.38%) Linux
9 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.13%) Android
10 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) ITIL
2 8 (17.02%) Migration
3 6 (12.77%) Data Migration
4 5 (10.64%) Problem Management
4 5 (10.64%) Time Management
4 5 (10.64%) Service Management
4 5 (10.64%) CRM
4 5 (10.64%) ERP
4 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.26%) Operations Management
5 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.13%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.64%) VBScript
3 4 (8.51%) SQL
4 2 (4.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (40.43%) MCP
3 16 (34.04%) MCSA
4 12 (25.53%) MCITP
5 9 (19.15%) CCNA
5 9 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (17.02%) Degree
7 4 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (8.51%) CCA
7 4 (8.51%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (8.51%) CCNP
8 3 (6.38%) HND
8 3 (6.38%) CISSP
8 3 (6.38%) MCDST
8 3 (6.38%) SSCP
8 3 (6.38%) GIAC
8 3 (6.38%) CEH
9 2 (4.26%) A+ Certification
9 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (85.11%) Active Directory
2 26 (55.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (27.66%) Hyper-V
4 11 (23.40%) XenApp
5 7 (14.89%) XenDesktop
6 6 (12.77%) vSphere
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (2.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) SCCM
2 5 (10.64%) SCOM
3 2 (4.26%) WSUS
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Intune
4 1 (2.13%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (80.85%) Microsoft
2 27 (57.45%) VMware
3 19 (40.43%) Citrix
4 9 (19.15%) HP
5 7 (14.89%) Cisco
6 5 (10.64%) Compaq
7 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.38%) Symantec
7 3 (6.38%) Sophos
8 1 (2.13%) Avaya
8 1 (2.13%) NetApp
8 1 (2.13%) Hyland
8 1 (2.13%) Altiris
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