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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 129 130 132
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 16 33 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 1.00% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.77% 3.77% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 19
Median salary £45,250 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.47% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
577 876 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.20% 26.58% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 357 599 562
Median salary £45,000 £42,233 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% +4.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +17 9 £43,750 -13.79% 1
Edinburgh +9 7 £47,750 +12.35%
MCSE
UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 20 (57.14%) Windows
4 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
4 17 (48.57%) Active Directory
5 16 (45.71%) SQL
5 16 (45.71%) Windows Server
6 15 (42.86%) MCSA
7 12 (34.29%) Hyper-V
8 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (31.43%) CCNA
8 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (31.43%) VMware
9 10 (28.57%) SharePoint
9 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (25.71%) ITIL
10 9 (25.71%) Cisco
11 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
11 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
11 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (20.00%) Skype for Business
12 7 (20.00%) Linux
12 7 (20.00%) SAN
12 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (17.14%) MCITP
13 6 (17.14%) Office 365
14 5 (14.29%) High Availability

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 10 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
3 7 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.86%) IIS
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) S-PLUS
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (17.14%) Office 365
3 4 (11.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) SAN
2 5 (14.29%) LAN
2 5 (14.29%) WAN
3 3 (8.57%) Firewall
4 2 (5.71%) DHCP
4 2 (5.71%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) Skype
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (8.57%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) DBA
2 6 (17.14%) SQL DBA
3 5 (14.29%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Azure Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) IT Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Microsoft Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior SQL Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Service Manager
4 4 (11.43%) SQL BI Developer
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Platform Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Driving Licence
3 3 (8.57%) Informatics
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.86%) PKI
5 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Replication
5 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows Server
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.71%) Unix
8 1 (2.86%) CentOS
8 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (14.29%) High Availability
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
4 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.57%) Analytics
5 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
5 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (8.57%) People Management
5 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) Change Control
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.71%) Office Automation
6 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (42.86%) MCSA
3 11 (31.43%) CCNA
3 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (17.14%) MCITP
5 5 (14.29%) Degree
5 5 (14.29%) MCP
6 4 (11.43%) CCNP
6 4 (11.43%) CISSP
7 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 17 (48.57%) Active Directory
2 12 (34.29%) Hyper-V
3 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.43%) vSphere
5 1 (2.86%) Firmware
5 1 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.86%) UAG
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) VMware
3 9 (25.71%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) CommVault
5 2 (5.71%) Intel Security
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.71%) Symantec
6 1 (2.86%) IBM
6 1 (2.86%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.86%) NetApp
6 1 (2.86%) Samsung
6 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds