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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 130 143 132
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 21 33 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 0.88% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.47% 3.82% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 23
Average salary £30,750 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £30,300 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £53,200 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -4.10%
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
850 864 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.28% 23.06% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 529 568 486
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 £25,946 £27,500 £23,500
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 30 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 30 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 +14 14 £29,000 -14.70%
Glasgow +1 3 £29,000 -14.70% 1
South Lanarkshire - 2 £39,000 - 1
West Lothian - 1 £25,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £33,500 -
MCSE
UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (80.49%) Windows
2 33 (80.49%) Active Directory
3 31 (75.61%) Microsoft
4 23 (56.10%) VMware
4 23 (56.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (53.66%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (46.34%) MS Exchange
6 19 (46.34%) MCP
7 16 (39.02%) DNS
8 15 (36.59%) MCSA
8 15 (36.59%) Citrix
9 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
9 14 (34.15%) ITIL
10 13 (31.71%) SAN
10 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (24.39%) DHCP
11 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
11 10 (24.39%) MCITP
11 10 (24.39%) Finance
11 10 (24.39%) Windows 7
12 9 (21.95%) Hyper-V
12 9 (21.95%) XenApp
13 8 (19.51%) SCCM
13 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (19.51%) LAN
13 8 (19.51%) WAN
14 7 (17.07%) Migration
14 7 (17.07%) Firewall
14 7 (17.07%) XenDesktop

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 19 (46.34%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (14.63%) IIS
5 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.44%) Lync
7 1 (2.44%) WorkSite
7 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) DNS
2 13 (31.71%) SAN
3 10 (24.39%) DHCP
4 8 (19.51%) LAN
4 8 (19.51%) WAN
5 7 (17.07%) Firewall
6 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
7 5 (12.20%) VPN
7 5 (12.20%) IPv4
7 5 (12.20%) NAS
8 3 (7.32%) VLAN
9 2 (4.88%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.88%) IP Telephony
9 2 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (4.88%) SMS
10 1 (2.44%) VoIP
10 1 (2.44%) Internet
10 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Law
3 2 (4.88%) Advertising
3 2 (4.88%) Publishing
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Consultant
2 7 (17.07%) IT Support
3 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Wintel Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.88%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (4.88%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Build Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Services Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Clustering
2 2 (4.88%) Tandem
2 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) iPhone
3 1 (2.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (80.49%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (24.39%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.20%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.88%) UNIX
8 2 (4.88%) Linux
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.44%) Android
9 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Migration
3 6 (14.63%) Data Migration
4 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
4 5 (12.20%) Time Management
4 5 (12.20%) Service Management
5 3 (7.32%) CRM
6 2 (4.88%) ERP
6 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.88%) Operations Management
6 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.44%) Software Distribution
7 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.20%) VBScript
3 3 (7.32%) SQL
4 2 (4.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (46.34%) MCP
3 15 (36.59%) MCSA
4 10 (24.39%) MCITP
5 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (12.20%) MCDST
5 5 (12.20%) CCNA
6 4 (9.76%) Degree
7 3 (7.32%) CCNP
8 2 (4.88%) HND
8 2 (4.88%) CISSP
8 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
8 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.88%) SSCP
8 2 (4.88%) GIAC
8 2 (4.88%) CEH
9 1 (2.44%) CCA
9 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.44%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (80.49%) Active Directory
2 22 (53.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (21.95%) Hyper-V
3 9 (21.95%) XenApp
4 7 (17.07%) XenDesktop
5 3 (7.32%) vSphere
6 2 (4.88%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.44%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) SCCM
2 5 (12.20%) SCOM
3 2 (4.88%) WSUS
4 1 (2.44%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 31 (75.61%) Microsoft
2 23 (56.10%) VMware
3 15 (36.59%) Citrix
4 5 (12.20%) HP
4 5 (12.20%) Compaq
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.44%) Avaya
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.44%) Hyland
6 1 (2.44%) Altiris
6 1 (2.44%) Twitter
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
South Lanarkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago