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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 78 77 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -29
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 16 27 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.41% 2.35% 3.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.66% 6.18% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 31
Average salary £38,400 £29,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.16% -21.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,250 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,650 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
343 437 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.27% 38.10% 25.73%
Number of salaries quoted 316 389 217
Average salary £38,400 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £27,100 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Cardiff +4 6 £33,250 +14.65% 3
Caerphilly 0 6 £38,400 +35.92% 1
Torfaen -3 2 £42,500 +34.92%
Newport +9 1 £52,500 +40.00%
Bridgend - 1 £47,000 -
MCSE
Wales

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (87.88%) Windows
3 27 (81.82%) VMware
4 25 (75.76%) Active Directory
5 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
6 22 (66.67%) Cisco
7 19 (57.58%) MS Excel
8 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (48.48%) CCNA
9 14 (42.42%) MS Exchange
10 13 (39.39%) SQL
11 12 (36.36%) IIS
11 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
12 11 (33.33%) SAN
12 11 (33.33%) MCP
12 11 (33.33%) ITIL
13 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (30.30%) Finance
14 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (27.27%) HP
15 7 (21.21%) MCSA
15 7 (21.21%) DNS
15 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
16 6 (18.18%) NAS
16 6 (18.18%) CCA
16 6 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 14 (42.42%) MS Exchange
2 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (36.36%) IIS
3 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (15.15%) Commerce Server
4 5 (15.15%) CMS
4 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (6.06%) Lync
7 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (57.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) SAN
2 7 (21.21%) DNS
3 6 (18.18%) NAS
4 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
4 5 (15.15%) Internet
4 5 (15.15%) Firewall
4 5 (15.15%) VoIP
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (6.06%) DHCP
7 1 (3.03%) FTP
7 1 (3.03%) WAN
7 1 (3.03%) SMTP
7 1 (3.03%) Wireless
7 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.03%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
2 2 (6.06%) Big Data
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Advertising
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Support Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
3 3 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) iSeries
3 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.03%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 3 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) Line Management
5 1 (3.03%) Coaching
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (48.48%) CCNA
3 11 (33.33%) MCP
4 7 (21.21%) MCSA
5 6 (18.18%) CCA
5 6 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (15.15%) SAP Certification
7 2 (6.06%) MCITP
8 1 (3.03%) CCENT
8 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.03%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) ISO 9001
1 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (75.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.06%) Xen
5 2 (6.06%) vSphere
6 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) VMware
2 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
3 22 (66.67%) Cisco
4 9 (27.27%) HP
5 6 (18.18%) SAP
6 3 (9.09%) Veritas
6 3 (9.09%) Symantec
6 3 (9.09%) IBM
7 2 (6.06%) Citrix
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