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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 54 89 81
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 27 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.36% 0.82% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 2.79% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 27 9 14
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,200
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.94%

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
216 359 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 26.87% 29.60% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 183 300 246
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £24,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +9 15 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Cardiff +24 11 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Caerphilly - 1 £32,500 -
MCSE
Wales

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 34 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (91.18%) Windows
3 30 (88.24%) Hyper-V
3 30 (88.24%) Office 365
4 29 (85.29%) VMware
5 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
6 24 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (64.71%) MS Excel
8 20 (58.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (55.88%) SAN
9 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
10 15 (44.12%) Windows Server
11 14 (41.18%) CCA
11 14 (41.18%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (32.35%) XenApp
13 11 (32.35%) LAN
13 11 (32.35%) Citrix
13 11 (32.35%) Degree
14 10 (29.41%) WAN
15 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
15 8 (23.53%) MCSA
15 8 (23.53%) ITIL
15 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
16 7 (20.59%) Linux
16 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
16 7 (20.59%) CCNA

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 13 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (64.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (88.24%) Office 365
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (14.71%) IaaS
3 5 (14.71%) PaaS
4 4 (11.76%) SaaS
5 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) SAN
2 11 (32.35%) LAN
3 10 (29.41%) WAN
4 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
5 6 (17.65%) Firewall
6 5 (14.71%) IPsec
6 5 (14.71%) SSL
6 5 (14.71%) VPN
7 4 (11.76%) DNS
8 3 (8.82%) Wireless
9 2 (5.88%) DHCP
9 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
9 2 (5.88%) VoIP
10 1 (2.94%) ADSL
10 1 (2.94%) NAS
10 1 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (14.71%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Consultant
1 11 (32.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) IT Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Help Desk Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) IT Technical Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Senior IT Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (91.18%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (44.12%) Windows Server
4 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (20.59%) Linux
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (11.76%) Unix
7 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
8 3 (8.82%) Mac OS X
9 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
9 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
3 1 (2.94%) ERP
3 1 (2.94%) High Availability
3 1 (2.94%) Information Security
3 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
3 1 (2.94%) Migration
3 1 (2.94%) Multichannel Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
3 1 (2.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (58.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (41.18%) CCA
3 14 (41.18%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (32.35%) Degree
5 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (23.53%) MCSA
6 7 (20.59%) CCNA
7 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (5.88%) MCITP
8 2 (5.88%) RHCE
9 1 (2.94%) CCNP
9 1 (2.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (88.24%) Hyper-V
2 24 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
4 11 (32.35%) XenApp
5 6 (17.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) VMware
2 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
3 11 (32.35%) Citrix
4 6 (17.65%) Dell
5 4 (11.76%) Veeam
6 3 (8.82%) Apple
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco
7 2 (5.88%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle
7 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
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