The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 63 77 49
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -28
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 6 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.01% 0.37% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 1.91% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 10
Average salary £42,500 £21,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+102.38% -35.38%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MCSE
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Qualifications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
126 157 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 21.28% 19.53% 28.11%
Number of salaries quoted 114 138 141
Average salary £36,500 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

MCSE
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Somerset region.

MCSE Salary Trend in Somerset

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (65.00%) Firewall
4 13 (65.00%) LAN
4 13 (65.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (60.00%) CCNA
5 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (55.00%) Wireless
6 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
6 11 (55.00%) MPLS
6 11 (55.00%) Juniper
6 11 (55.00%) VPN
6 11 (55.00%) Cisco
6 11 (55.00%) WLAN
6 11 (55.00%) WAN
6 11 (55.00%) SonicWALL
6 11 (55.00%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) SCCM
8 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (20.00%) Adobe
9 4 (20.00%) DNS
9 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (20.00%) MCSA
9 4 (20.00%) Java
9 4 (20.00%) VMware

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) TCP/IP
1 13 (65.00%) LAN
1 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) Wireless
2 11 (55.00%) MPLS
2 11 (55.00%) VPN
2 11 (55.00%) WLAN
2 11 (55.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) DNS
4 3 (15.00%) SAN
4 3 (15.00%) DHCP
5 2 (10.00%) NAS
6 1 (5.00%) VoIP
6 1 (5.00%) FTP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Team Leader
1 11 (55.00%) Network Team Leader
2 10 (50.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (10.00%) Support Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) WCF
1 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) Business Development
3 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (60.00%) CCNA
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (20.00%) MCSA
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) CCA
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.00%) MCP
5 1 (5.00%) HND
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco
1 11 (55.00%) Juniper
1 11 (55.00%) SonicWALL
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Adobe
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) Sage