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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 147 133 135
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 20 19 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.63% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.57% 2.49% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 25
Median salary £32,750 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.08% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £32,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
779 762 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.32% 25.43% 24.05%
Number of salaries quoted 455 486 613
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Glasgow -5 11 £30,000 -27.71% 2
Edinburgh +6 9 £35,000 +7.69%
MCSE
UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (90.48%) Microsoft
3 32 (76.19%) MS Excel
4 29 (69.05%) SQL Server
5 28 (66.67%) SQL
6 23 (54.76%) SharePoint
7 22 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (52.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (52.38%) Degree
7 22 (52.38%) Computer Science
8 21 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (42.86%) Windows
10 16 (38.10%) VMware
11 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
12 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (33.33%) SAN
13 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
14 11 (26.19%) MCSA
14 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
15 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
16 8 (19.05%) Cisco
16 8 (19.05%) ITIL
17 7 (16.67%) Citrix
18 6 (14.29%) CCNA
18 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
18 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
18 6 (14.29%) vSphere

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 (54.76%) SharePoint
2 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 32 (76.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (9.52%) WAAS
3 3 (7.14%) Internet
3 3 (7.14%) LAN
3 3 (7.14%) WAN
4 2 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (2.38%) DHCP
5 1 (2.38%) DNS
5 1 (2.38%) Firewall
5 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.38%) Wireless
5 1 (2.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (69.05%) SQL Server
2 22 (52.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
1 4 (9.52%) Games
2 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Developer
1 22 (52.38%) SQL Developer
2 21 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 21 (50.00%) Senior SQL Developer
3 19 (45.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 19 (45.24%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 19 (45.24%) Microsoft Developer
3 19 (45.24%) SQL BI Developer
4 18 (42.86%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 18 (42.86%) Senior Microsoft Developer
5 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Windows Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) IT Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Platform Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Service Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Support Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (52.38%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) Informatics
4 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.76%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.38%) Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.38%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Windows
2 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.90%) Linux
6 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.76%) Unix
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (19.05%) ITIL
3 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.52%) High Availability
5 3 (7.14%) Analytics
5 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.14%) Operations Management
5 3 (7.14%) People Management
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 2 (4.76%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.38%) CRM
7 1 (2.38%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.38%) Migration
7 1 (2.38%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (52.38%) Degree
3 11 (26.19%) MCSA
4 6 (14.29%) CCNA
4 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (11.90%) MCP
5 5 (11.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (7.14%) CISSP
6 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.76%) MCTS
8 1 (2.38%) CCNP
8 1 (2.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
3 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
4 6 (14.29%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) Firmware
5 1 (2.38%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SCOM
2 5 (11.90%) SCCM
3 4 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (7.14%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 38 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (38.10%) VMware
3 8 (19.05%) Cisco
4 7 (16.67%) Citrix
5 5 (11.90%) HP
5 5 (11.90%) Intel Security
6 4 (9.52%) Compaq
7 3 (7.14%) CommVault
7 3 (7.14%) Symantec
8 2 (4.76%) NetApp
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle
8 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.38%) Avaya
9 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.38%) Sophos
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