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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 68 82 75
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 23 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.04% 1.23% 2.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.42% 3.68% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 20
Median salary £35,500 £36,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.38% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,100 £27,300 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £41,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median 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
310 408 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.53% 33.58% 37.88%
Number of salaries quoted 273 352 338
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,600 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 12 £36,000 +4.34%
Cardiff +2 5 £36,250 -2.02%
Bridgend - 5 £18,000 -
MCSE
Wales

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (80.56%) Windows
3 27 (75.00%) VMware
4 21 (58.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (58.33%) MCSA
5 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 20 (55.56%) Windows Server
6 19 (52.78%) Cisco
7 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (47.22%) Dell
9 15 (41.67%) SAN
9 15 (41.67%) Firewall
10 14 (38.89%) ITIL
11 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
11 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
11 11 (30.56%) Hyper-V
11 11 (30.56%) EqualLogic
11 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (27.78%) Data Centre
12 10 (27.78%) Citrix
13 9 (25.00%) HP
13 9 (25.00%) SolarWinds
14 8 (22.22%) MCITP
14 8 (22.22%) MCP
14 8 (22.22%) Office 365
14 8 (22.22%) Dell Compellent
15 7 (19.44%) SQL
15 7 (19.44%) NAS
16 6 (16.67%) XenApp

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 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) CMS
2 3 (8.33%) Commerce Server
2 3 (8.33%) IIS
2 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Office 365
2 6 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) Firewall
1 15 (41.67%) SAN
2 7 (19.44%) NAS
3 4 (11.11%) DNS
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (8.33%) Internet
4 3 (8.33%) VLAN
4 3 (8.33%) VoIP
5 2 (5.56%) DHCP
5 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.56%) Skype
6 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.78%) VPN
6 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (11.11%) Power BI
2 4 (11.11%) PowerPivot
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 9 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) Consultant
2 4 (11.11%) Developer
2 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Help Desk Technician
3 3 (8.33%) Network Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Project Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (2.78%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Service Manager
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) MDX
2 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) EqualLogic
2 10 (27.78%) Data Centre
3 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.33%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 3 (8.33%) Replication
4 3 (8.33%) VLE
5 1 (2.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (11.11%) Analytics
2 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 4 (11.11%) ETL
2 4 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (11.11%) Scrum
3 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.33%) High Availability
3 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.78%) Change Management
4 1 (2.78%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.78%) Project Management
4 1 (2.78%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) C#
2 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (58.33%) MCSA
2 21 (58.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (22.22%) MCITP
3 8 (22.22%) MCP
4 6 (16.67%) CCA
4 6 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (11.11%) A+ Certification
6 4 (11.11%) CCNA
6 4 (11.11%) MCTS
6 4 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (8.33%) DBS Check
7 3 (8.33%) Degree
8 2 (5.56%) CCEA
9 1 (2.78%) CCNP
9 1 (2.78%) ECDL
9 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (30.56%) Hyper-V
4 6 (16.67%) XenApp
5 5 (13.89%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.78%) MetaFrame
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.56%) FortiGate
1 2 (5.56%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.78%) OpenView
2 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) VMware
2 19 (52.78%) Cisco
3 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (47.22%) Dell
5 10 (27.78%) Citrix
6 9 (25.00%) HP
6 9 (25.00%) SolarWinds
7 8 (22.22%) Dell Compellent
8 5 (13.89%) Symantec
8 5 (13.89%) Veeam
9 4 (11.11%) Veritas
10 3 (8.33%) Avaya
10 3 (8.33%) SonicWALL
11 1 (2.78%) arcserve
11 1 (2.78%) BMC
11 1 (2.78%) Compaq
11 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
11 1 (2.78%) Oracle
11 1 (2.78%) Remedy