The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 71 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 22 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.92% 2.09% 3.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.13% 8.01% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 24
Average salary £38,250 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.37% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
359 287 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.41% 26.04% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 306 253 206
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSE
Wales

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 July 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 29 July 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 -11 13 £33,000 -8.33% 2
Caerphilly +11 8 £44,500 -11.00% 1
Newport - 1 £37,500 -
MCSE
Wales

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 43 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (83.72%) Windows
3 33 (76.74%) Microsoft
4 32 (74.42%) VMware
5 31 (72.09%) Cisco
6 25 (58.14%) ITIL
7 24 (55.81%) Active Directory
8 23 (53.49%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (48.84%) HP
10 19 (44.19%) CCNA
10 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
11 18 (41.86%) IIS
11 18 (41.86%) Hyper-V
12 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (37.21%) MCP
14 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
16 13 (30.23%) DNS
16 13 (30.23%) MS Exchange
16 13 (30.23%) SAN
16 13 (30.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 11 (25.58%) CMS
17 11 (25.58%) Management Information System
17 11 (25.58%) .NET Framework
17 11 (25.58%) Load Balancing
17 11 (25.58%) Internet
17 11 (25.58%) Commerce Server
17 11 (25.58%) .NET
18 10 (23.26%) SAP
18 10 (23.26%) SQL

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 18 (41.86%) IIS
2 13 (30.23%) MS Exchange
3 11 (25.58%) Commerce Server
3 11 (25.58%) CMS
4 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (11.63%) Site Server
7 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
7 4 (9.30%) Apache
8 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
8 3 (6.98%) Lync
8 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
9 1 (2.33%) WorkSite
9 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) DNS
1 13 (30.23%) SAN
2 11 (25.58%) Internet
3 10 (23.26%) Firewall
3 10 (23.26%) NAS
4 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.33%) LAN
6 1 (2.33%) VoIP
6 1 (2.33%) WAN
6 1 (2.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
1 13 (30.23%) Support Analyst
2 11 (25.58%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (20.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (9.30%) Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Sales Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Design Authority
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) .NET
1 11 (25.58%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.65%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.30%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.98%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) iSeries
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 36 (83.72%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 2000
5 4 (9.30%) Solaris
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) ITIL
2 11 (25.58%) Load Balancing
3 6 (13.95%) Project Management
4 4 (9.30%) Service Management
4 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
4 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.65%) Change Management
6 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (53.49%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (44.19%) CCNA
4 16 (37.21%) MCP
5 13 (30.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (20.93%) SAP Certification
7 6 (13.95%) CCA
7 6 (13.95%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (9.30%) MCSD
8 4 (9.30%) MCSA
8 4 (9.30%) CCIE
8 4 (9.30%) MCITP
9 3 (6.98%) VCP5
9 3 (6.98%) CCNP
10 2 (4.65%) CISSP
10 2 (4.65%) PMP
10 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
11 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
11 1 (2.33%) MCSM
11 1 (2.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) ISO 9001
1 9 (20.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) GxP
System Software
1 24 (55.81%) Active Directory
2 18 (41.86%) Hyper-V
3 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
2 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 33 (76.74%) Microsoft
2 32 (74.42%) VMware
3 31 (72.09%) Cisco
4 21 (48.84%) HP
5 10 (23.26%) SAP
6 9 (20.93%) Citrix
7 7 (16.28%) Veritas
7 7 (16.28%) Symantec
8 4 (9.30%) Oracle
8 4 (9.30%) Sun
9 3 (6.98%) NetApp
9 3 (6.98%) EMC
10 1 (2.33%) Dell
10 1 (2.33%) IBM
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago