The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 60 89 84
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 18 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.07% 0.28% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.07% 0.92% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 14
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,950
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £36,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,200 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

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

Qualifications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
223 327 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 25.66% 30.28% 27.10%
Number of salaries quoted 197 279 287
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

MCSE
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

MCSE Salary Trend in South Wales

MCSE
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

MCSE Salary Histogram in South Wales

MCSE
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Newport +3 12 £42,500 +18.05% 2
Cardiff +19 4 £32,250 -28.33% 2
Caerphilly - 1 £32,500 -
MCSE
Wales

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (85.71%) Hyper-V
3 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
4 16 (76.19%) Windows
5 15 (71.43%) Office 365
6 14 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
6 14 (66.67%) VMware
7 12 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (47.62%) Degree
8 10 (47.62%) LAN
8 10 (47.62%) WAN
9 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
9 8 (38.10%) SAN
10 7 (33.33%) Citrix
10 7 (33.33%) CCA
10 7 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (33.33%) ITIL
10 7 (33.33%) XenApp
10 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
11 6 (28.57%) MCSA
11 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
12 5 (23.81%) VPN
12 5 (23.81%) Linux
12 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
12 5 (23.81%) SSL
12 5 (23.81%) IPsec
12 5 (23.81%) Retail

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (71.43%) Office 365
2 5 (23.81%) IaaS
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (23.81%) PaaS
3 4 (19.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) LAN
1 10 (47.62%) WAN
2 8 (38.10%) SAN
3 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 5 (23.81%) IPsec
4 5 (23.81%) SSL
4 5 (23.81%) VPN
5 2 (9.52%) DHCP
5 2 (9.52%) DNS
5 2 (9.52%) Firewall
5 2 (9.52%) VLAN
5 2 (9.52%) VoIP
6 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (4.76%) NAS
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security
6 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Consultant
1 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) IT Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Help Desk Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Technical Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) Unix
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) High Availability
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Network Management
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (47.62%) Degree
4 7 (33.33%) CCA
4 7 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (28.57%) MCSA
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (9.52%) CCNA
8 2 (9.52%) CCNP
8 2 (9.52%) MCITP
8 2 (9.52%) RHCE
9 1 (4.76%) CCENT
9 1 (4.76%) JNCIP
9 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 14 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
4 7 (33.33%) XenApp
5 5 (23.81%) vSphere
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 14 (66.67%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Brocade
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
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