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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 77 74 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -44
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 17 28 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.51% 2.34% 6.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.25% 6.14% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 52
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £27,100 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
324 456 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.83% 38.13% 28.77%
Number of salaries quoted 295 392 248
Average salary £37,500 £35,783 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £51,000
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 28 November 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 28 November 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
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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 0 10 £32,500 +12.06%
Torfaen -3 2 £42,500 +34.92%
Bridgend - 2 £37,250 - 1
Newport +14 1 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Caerphilly -1 1 £36,000 +26.31% 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £23,500 -
MCSE
Wales

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (85.71%) Windows
3 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 23 (65.71%) VMware
5 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
6 21 (60.00%) Cisco
7 20 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (54.29%) CCNA
9 16 (45.71%) MS Exchange
10 15 (42.86%) MS Excel
11 12 (34.29%) IIS
11 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (31.43%) Finance
12 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (31.43%) SQL
12 11 (31.43%) ITIL
13 9 (25.71%) HP
13 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (22.86%) SAN
15 7 (20.00%) MCP
15 7 (20.00%) MCSA
15 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
15 7 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (17.14%) Advertising
16 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
16 6 (17.14%) CCA
16 6 (17.14%) Citrix Certification

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 16 (45.71%) MS Exchange
2 12 (34.29%) IIS
2 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (11.43%) Lync
5 4 (11.43%) WebLogic
5 4 (11.43%) Site Server
5 4 (11.43%) Apache
6 1 (2.86%) Commerce Server
6 1 (2.86%) CMS
6 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) SAN
2 5 (14.29%) VoIP
3 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.57%) DNS
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (8.57%) NAS
5 2 (5.71%) Firewall
5 2 (5.71%) DHCP
6 1 (2.86%) FTP
6 1 (2.86%) WAN
6 1 (2.86%) SMTP
6 1 (2.86%) Internet
6 1 (2.86%) Wireless
6 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.86%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.71%) Big Data
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Advertising
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Sales Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Support Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) CSS
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) iSeries
3 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.43%) Solaris
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.86%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Project Management
3 4 (11.43%) Service Management
4 3 (8.57%) Change Management
4 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.71%) Mobile Marketing
5 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) Line Management
6 1 (2.86%) Coaching
6 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (54.29%) CCNA
4 7 (20.00%) MCP
4 7 (20.00%) MCSA
4 7 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (17.14%) CCA
5 6 (17.14%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (11.43%) MCSD
7 2 (5.71%) SAP Certification
7 2 (5.71%) MCITP
8 1 (2.86%) CCENT
8 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.86%) VCP4
8 1 (2.86%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.71%) Xen
5 2 (5.71%) vSphere
6 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 23 (65.71%) VMware
3 21 (60.00%) Cisco
4 9 (25.71%) HP
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle
5 4 (11.43%) Sun
6 3 (8.57%) SAP
6 3 (8.57%) IBM
7 1 (2.86%) EMC
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) NetApp
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Posted: Yesterday
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CGI
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newport
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago