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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 116 137 138
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 22 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 0.95% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.82% 3.58% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 16
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,100 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £52,500 £44,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
576 809 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.75% 26.39% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 355 528 581
Median salary £42,500 £42,926 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +15 10 £42,500 +30.76%
Glasgow +12 9 £47,500 +5.55%
Renfrewshire - 3 £32,500 -
MCSE
UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
4 14 (42.42%) Windows
4 14 (42.42%) MCSA
5 13 (39.39%) SQL
6 12 (36.36%) VMware
6 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
7 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 11 (33.33%) ITIL
7 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (24.24%) MCITP
9 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (24.24%) CCNA
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco
10 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
10 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (21.21%) Degree
11 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (18.18%) Skype for Business
11 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (18.18%) SAN
11 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity

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 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (18.18%) Skype for Business
4 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
5 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (9.09%) IIS
5 3 (9.09%) SAS
6 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (15.15%) Office 365
3 3 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) SAN
2 4 (12.12%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) Internet
3 3 (9.09%) LAN
3 3 (9.09%) Skype
3 3 (9.09%) WAN
4 2 (6.06%) DHCP
4 2 (6.06%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 3 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) DBA
3 6 (18.18%) SQL DBA
3 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) IT Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Azure Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Production DBA
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior IT Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 3 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.06%) Linux
6 1 (3.03%) CentOS
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity
3 4 (12.12%) High Availability
3 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.12%) Time Management
4 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.09%) Demand Management
4 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.09%) ETL
4 3 (9.09%) Information Security
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) BCP
5 2 (6.06%) Change Control
5 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.06%) Security Management
5 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.03%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (42.42%) MCSA
3 8 (24.24%) CCNA
3 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (24.24%) MCITP
4 7 (21.21%) Degree
5 4 (12.12%) CCNP
6 2 (6.06%) CCA
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (6.06%) MCP
6 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.03%) CISSP
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.12%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.06%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (6.06%) UAG
6 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (6.06%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) MOM
3 1 (3.03%) SCSM
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) VMware
3 8 (24.24%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) IBM
4 2 (6.06%) Intel Security
4 2 (6.06%) Samsung
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat