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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 83 73 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 18 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.53% 1.57% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.84% 4.22% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 12
Average salary £37,950 £29,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.86% -0.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
MCSE
Wales

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
308 332 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 26.10% 37.26% 22.61%
Number of salaries quoted 272 283 183
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
Caerphilly +12 9 £38,400 +37.14%
Cardiff -11 6 £33,250 +14.65% 1
Torfaen - 2 £42,500 -
Newport +1 1 £35,500 -5.33% 2
MCSE
Wales

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (87.50%) Windows
3 27 (84.38%) Active Directory
4 26 (81.25%) VMware
5 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
6 20 (62.50%) Cisco
7 19 (59.38%) MS Excel
8 14 (43.75%) CCNA
8 14 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (40.63%) SQL
10 12 (37.50%) IIS
10 12 (37.50%) ITIL
10 12 (37.50%) MCP
10 12 (37.50%) Hyper-V
11 11 (34.38%) Finance
12 10 (31.25%) HP
13 9 (28.13%) DNS
13 9 (28.13%) .NET
13 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
13 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
14 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
14 8 (25.00%) CMS
14 8 (25.00%) MCSA
14 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
14 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
14 8 (25.00%) Commerce Server
14 8 (25.00%) Internet
15 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 12 (37.50%) IIS
2 8 (25.00%) CMS
2 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.00%) Commerce Server
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (6.25%) Lync
7 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (59.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
1 2 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) DNS
2 8 (25.00%) Internet
3 7 (21.88%) SAN
4 6 (18.75%) Firewall
5 5 (15.63%) NAS
5 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
6 4 (12.50%) VoIP
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.13%) Wireless
7 1 (3.13%) LAN
7 1 (3.13%) DHCP
7 1 (3.13%) FTP
7 1 (3.13%) WAN
7 1 (3.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
2 2 (6.25%) Big Data
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Advertising
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Server Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) COM
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.13%) OS/2
7 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Mobile Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (43.75%) CCNA
2 14 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (37.50%) MCP
4 8 (25.00%) MCSA
5 4 (12.50%) SAP Certification
6 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (9.38%) CCA
6 3 (9.38%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.13%) MCITP
8 1 (3.13%) CCENT
8 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (84.38%) Active Directory
2 12 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 2 (6.25%) Xen
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) VMware
2 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
3 20 (62.50%) Cisco
4 10 (31.25%) HP
5 5 (15.63%) Citrix
6 4 (12.50%) SAP
6 4 (12.50%) Symantec
6 4 (12.50%) Veritas
7 2 (6.25%) IBM
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: 40 - 45k + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago