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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 143 116 139
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +23
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 20 56 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 1.53% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.35% 6.61% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 18
Average salary £41,250 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.06% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
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
852 847 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.11% 23.08% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 582 561 532
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
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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 +6 10 £32,500 +8.33% 2
West Lothian -2 4 £70,000 -
Glasgow -16 3 £42,000 +5.00%
South Ayrshire - 2 £42,500 -
Aberdeen +16 1 £41,000 +49.09%
MCSE
UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 30 (73.17%) Windows
3 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
4 24 (58.54%) VMware
5 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
6 20 (48.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (46.34%) Citrix
8 17 (41.46%) MS Exchange
8 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
10 12 (29.27%) Cisco
10 12 (29.27%) Degree
10 12 (29.27%) Data Centre
11 11 (26.83%) ITIL
12 10 (24.39%) SAN
12 10 (24.39%) MCITP
12 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (24.39%) Windows 7
13 8 (19.51%) Migration
13 8 (19.51%) CCNA
13 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
14 7 (17.07%) MCP
14 7 (17.07%) MCSA
14 7 (17.07%) VoIP
14 7 (17.07%) WAN
14 7 (17.07%) HP
14 7 (17.07%) Finance
14 7 (17.07%) SCCM
15 6 (14.63%) XenApp

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 17 (41.46%) MS Exchange
2 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (12.20%) WorkSite
5 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.44%) Lync
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) SAN
2 7 (17.07%) VoIP
2 7 (17.07%) WAN
3 6 (14.63%) LAN
4 5 (12.20%) DNS
5 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.76%) Firewall
5 4 (9.76%) NAS
6 3 (7.32%) VPN
7 2 (4.88%) SMS
7 2 (4.88%) DHCP
7 2 (4.88%) IP Telephony
7 2 (4.88%) VLAN
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.44%) Wireless
8 1 (2.44%) Internet
8 1 (2.44%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MSI
2 1 (2.44%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Law
3 2 (4.88%) Publishing
3 2 (4.88%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.44%) Military
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) IT Support
3 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Wintel Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Build Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.88%) Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.20%) Replication
3 5 (12.20%) Client/Server
4 4 (9.76%) Clustering
4 4 (9.76%) Private Cloud
5 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
6 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.44%) iPhone
7 1 (2.44%) iPad
7 1 (2.44%) HP Storage
7 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (24.39%) Windows 7
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.76%) Linux
5 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
5 4 (9.76%) UNIX
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 8 (19.51%) Migration
3 5 (12.20%) Data Migration
4 4 (9.76%) High Availability
4 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.88%) CRM
5 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.44%) Workflow
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.44%) Document Management
6 1 (2.44%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.44%) Coaching
6 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.44%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
1 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (29.27%) Degree
3 10 (24.39%) MCITP
4 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (19.51%) CCNA
5 7 (17.07%) MCP
5 7 (17.07%) MCSA
6 5 (12.20%) HNC
7 4 (9.76%) HND
7 4 (9.76%) CCA
7 4 (9.76%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (9.76%) MOS
7 4 (9.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
7 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
7 4 (9.76%) VTSP
8 2 (4.88%) MCDST
8 2 (4.88%) CCNP
9 1 (2.44%) CISSP
9 1 (2.44%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
2 20 (48.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.63%) XenApp
4 5 (12.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.76%) vSphere
6 3 (7.32%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.88%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) WSUS
3 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (58.54%) VMware
2 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
3 19 (46.34%) Citrix
4 12 (29.27%) Cisco
5 7 (17.07%) HP
6 6 (14.63%) Juniper
7 5 (12.20%) EMC
7 5 (12.20%) Intel
7 5 (12.20%) Oracle
8 4 (9.76%) IBM
8 4 (9.76%) Sun
9 3 (7.32%) Avaya
9 3 (7.32%) AppSense
10 1 (2.44%) Hyland
10 1 (2.44%) Altiris
10 1 (2.44%) Polycom
10 1 (2.44%) Twitter
10 1 (2.44%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (2.44%) CommVault
10 1 (2.44%) NetApp
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