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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 137 147 120
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 20 19 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.60% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.60% 2.25% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 31
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +29.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
770 845 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.91% 26.74% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 396 572 585
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +10 12 £62,500 +92.30%
Glasgow -2 7 £27,000 -34.93% 3
MCSE
UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 25 (69.44%) SQL Server
4 24 (66.67%) SQL
5 23 (63.89%) MS Excel
5 23 (63.89%) SharePoint
6 19 (52.78%) Degree
6 19 (52.78%) Computer Science
7 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (47.22%) Windows
9 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
10 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
11 11 (30.56%) VMware
11 11 (30.56%) Hyper-V
12 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (22.22%) SAN
13 8 (22.22%) MCSA
13 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
14 6 (16.67%) Linux
14 6 (16.67%) CCNA
14 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
15 5 (13.89%) Citrix
15 5 (13.89%) Cisco
15 5 (13.89%) ITIL

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 23 (63.89%) SharePoint
2 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 5 (13.89%) Skype for Business
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (63.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Office 365
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) SAN
2 3 (8.33%) LAN
2 3 (8.33%) WAN
3 2 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.78%) DHCP
4 1 (2.78%) DNS
4 1 (2.78%) Firewall
4 1 (2.78%) WAAS
4 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.78%) Wireless
4 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (69.44%) SQL Server
2 18 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (2.78%) Back Office
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Developer
1 18 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 17 (47.22%) Senior Developer
2 17 (47.22%) Senior SQL Developer
3 16 (44.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 16 (44.44%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Developer
3 16 (44.44%) SQL BI Developer
4 15 (41.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 15 (41.67%) Senior Microsoft Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Azure Architect
7 3 (8.33%) IT Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Platform Manager
7 3 (8.33%) Service Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.78%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 19 (52.78%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) Informatics
4 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.56%) Replication
5 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.78%) Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.78%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (2.78%) PKI
5 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (16.67%) Linux
6 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.56%) Unix
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (13.89%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) High Availability
5 3 (8.33%) Analytics
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.33%) People Management
6 2 (5.56%) Change Management
6 2 (5.56%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.78%) CRM
7 1 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.78%) DevOps
7 1 (2.78%) Migration
7 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.78%) Threat Management
7 1 (2.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (52.78%) Degree
3 8 (22.22%) MCSA
4 6 (16.67%) CCNA
4 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (13.89%) MCITP
6 4 (11.11%) MCP
7 3 (8.33%) CISSP
7 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (5.56%) MCTS
9 1 (2.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 11 (30.56%) Hyper-V
3 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (13.89%) vSphere
5 1 (2.78%) Firmware
5 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
1 3 (8.33%) SCOM
2 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 32 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) VMware
3 5 (13.89%) Cisco
3 5 (13.89%) Citrix
4 3 (8.33%) CommVault
4 3 (8.33%) Symantec
5 2 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) Intel Security
5 2 (5.56%) NetApp
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya
6 1 (2.78%) Compaq
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) Sophos
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