The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 132 150 160
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +10
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 130 96 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.29% 1.61% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.55% 5.37% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 109 77 74
Median salary £40,500 £41,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.21% +36.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,300 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.59% +2.66%
MCSE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1984 1788 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.02% 29.91% 28.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1556 1414 1445
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MCSE
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the South West region.

MCSE Salary Trend in the South West

MCSE
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in the South West

MCSE
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Gloucestershire +4 47 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Wiltshire +23 39 £35,000 -20.92% 1
Somerset +12 18 £41,000 -8.88%
Devon +10 11 £34,500 +11.29% 1
Bristol +12 9 £25,000 -41.17%
Dorset -11 4 - - 1
Cornwall - 1 £38,750 - 1
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 West region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 225 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 150 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 141 (62.67%) Cisco Certification
3 141 (62.67%) Windows
4 135 (60.00%) VMware
5 128 (56.89%) CCNA
6 107 (47.56%) Firewall
7 101 (44.89%) ITIL
8 86 (38.22%) Security Cleared
8 86 (38.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 86 (38.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 79 (35.11%) Linux
10 78 (34.67%) MS Exchange
11 75 (33.33%) Windows Server
12 71 (31.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 68 (30.22%) Exchange Server 2010
14 67 (29.78%) Active Directory
15 64 (28.44%) Cisco
16 57 (25.33%) MS Excel
17 56 (24.89%) Windows Server 2008
18 54 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
19 52 (23.11%) Windows Server 2003
19 52 (23.11%) Cybersecurity
20 51 (22.67%) Exchange Server 2007
21 50 (22.22%) VPN
22 49 (21.78%) TCP/IP
23 48 (21.33%) MCSA
24 47 (20.89%) Mentoring
25 46 (20.44%) SQL Server
26 45 (20.00%) Office 365

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 78 (34.67%) MS Exchange
2 68 (30.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (22.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 31 (13.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (12.89%) IIS
6 18 (8.00%) Apache
6 18 (8.00%) SharePoint
7 17 (7.56%) JBoss
7 17 (7.56%) Tomcat
8 13 (5.78%) Apache Pig
9 12 (5.33%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.78%) Skype for Business
13 3 (1.33%) Drupal
13 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 57 (25.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (20.00%) Office 365
2 18 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.78%) IaaS
4 12 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (5.33%) PaaS
4 12 (5.33%) SaaS
5 3 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 107 (47.56%) Firewall
2 50 (22.22%) VPN
3 49 (21.78%) TCP/IP
4 36 (16.00%) DNS
5 31 (13.78%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (12.89%) DHCP
7 27 (12.00%) WAN
8 22 (9.78%) SAN
9 21 (9.33%) VoIP
10 20 (8.89%) SSL
11 18 (8.00%) Ethernet
12 16 (7.11%) MPLS
13 15 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
14 14 (6.22%) Cisco PIX
14 14 (6.22%) DSL
15 12 (5.33%) Network Security
16 10 (4.44%) HTTP
16 10 (4.44%) LAN
17 7 (3.11%) iSCSI
17 7 (3.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.67%) Big Data
3 14 (6.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (5.78%) Apache Hive
4 13 (5.78%) Hadoop
4 13 (5.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (4.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.67%) OLAP
7 6 (2.67%) OLTP
7 6 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.22%) MySQL
8 5 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (4.89%) JIRA
2 7 (3.11%) Redmine
3 6 (2.67%) tSQLt
4 4 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.78%) Bitbucket
4 4 (1.78%) CodeSonar
4 4 (1.78%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.78%) git-flow
4 4 (1.78%) Robot Framework
4 4 (1.78%) Selenium
5 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (9.33%) Games
2 19 (8.44%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.33%) Banking
4 3 (1.33%) Advertising
5 1 (0.44%) Back Office
5 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (22.67%) Support Engineer
2 46 (20.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 44 (19.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 42 (18.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 23 (10.22%) Consultant
6 19 (8.44%) Systems Engineer
7 18 (8.00%) Team Leader
8 17 (7.56%) Platform Engineer
9 16 (7.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (7.11%) IT Manager
10 15 (6.67%) Architect
10 15 (6.67%) Technical Leader
11 13 (5.78%) Software Engineer
11 13 (5.78%) Technical Team Leader
12 12 (5.33%) Analyst
12 12 (5.33%) Cloud Architect
12 12 (5.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
12 12 (5.33%) Infrastructure Architect
12 12 (5.33%) IT Consultant
12 12 (5.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.67%) Java EE
1 24 (10.67%) STL
2 12 (5.33%) Middleware
3 6 (2.67%) .NET
4 4 (1.78%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.78%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.78%) Django
4 4 (1.78%) LAMP
4 4 (1.78%) Node.js
4 4 (1.78%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (1.78%) REST
4 4 (1.78%) SOAP
4 4 (1.78%) Spring MVC
5 2 (0.89%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.89%) React
5 2 (0.89%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.44%) COM
6 1 (0.44%) CSS
6 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.56%) Clustering
2 24 (10.67%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.67%) Driving Licence
3 16 (7.11%) Replication
4 12 (5.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 12 (5.33%) Public Cloud
4 12 (5.33%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.00%) Cybercrime
6 7 (3.11%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (2.67%) CESG
7 6 (2.67%) Fat Client
7 6 (2.67%) iPad
7 6 (2.67%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.67%) Thin Client
8 5 (2.22%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.78%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.89%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.44%) CMDB
11 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 141 (62.67%) Windows
2 86 (38.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 79 (35.11%) Linux
4 75 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 56 (24.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (23.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (6.22%) Unix
8 13 (5.78%) Android
8 13 (5.78%) Apple iOS
9 12 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (3.11%) Ubuntu
10 7 (3.11%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.67%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.22%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.78%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.33%) Debian
15 2 (0.89%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.44%) CentOS
16 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (44.89%) ITIL
2 54 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (23.11%) Cybersecurity
4 47 (20.89%) Mentoring
5 37 (16.44%) Ethical Hacking
6 36 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 34 (15.11%) High Availability
7 34 (15.11%) Penetration Testing
7 34 (15.11%) Reverse Engineering
8 32 (14.22%) Service Delivery
9 28 (12.44%) PRINCE2
10 27 (12.00%) Load Balancing
11 25 (11.11%) DevOps
12 24 (10.67%) Multithreading
12 24 (10.67%) Problem Management
13 23 (10.22%) Migration
14 21 (9.33%) Coaching
15 20 (8.89%) Line Management
16 18 (8.00%) TOGAF
17 16 (7.11%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 43 (19.11%) C
2 34 (15.11%) PowerShell
3 29 (12.89%) C#
4 26 (11.56%) Java
5 24 (10.67%) C++
5 24 (10.67%) Objective-C
6 22 (9.78%) SQL
7 16 (7.11%) Python
8 14 (6.22%) VB
9 12 (5.33%) Perl
10 11 (4.89%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.11%) Korn
11 7 (3.11%) PHP
12 6 (2.67%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.78%) JavaScript
14 3 (1.33%) VBScript
15 2 (0.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 225 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 141 (62.67%) Cisco Certification
3 128 (56.89%) CCNA
4 86 (38.22%) Security Cleared
5 71 (31.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 48 (21.33%) MCSA
7 44 (19.56%) CISSP
8 43 (19.11%) Network+ Certification
9 41 (18.22%) GIAC
9 41 (18.22%) Linux+ Certification
9 41 (18.22%) SANS
9 41 (18.22%) SSCP
10 39 (17.33%) SC Cleared
11 38 (16.89%) DV Cleared
12 37 (16.44%) Degree
12 37 (16.44%) MCITP
13 35 (15.56%) CompTIA Security+
13 35 (15.56%) Security+ Certification
14 32 (14.22%) MCP
15 22 (9.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.33%) SLA
2 9 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 86 (38.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (29.78%) Active Directory
3 35 (15.56%) Hyper-V
4 20 (8.89%) vSphere
5 18 (8.00%) Terminal Services
6 12 (5.33%) VMware ESX
7 10 (4.44%) XenApp
8 9 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (3.56%) NFS
10 7 (3.11%) Samba
11 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (1.78%) Docker
13 2 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.89%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.44%) Postfix
14 1 (0.44%) Squid
14 1 (0.44%) vCloud
14 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (9.33%) Backup Exec
2 12 (5.33%) AirWatch
3 11 (4.89%) Puppet
3 11 (4.89%) WSUS
4 9 (4.00%) SCCM
5 8 (3.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (3.56%) Nagios
5 8 (3.56%) SCOM
6 7 (3.11%) Ansible
7 5 (2.22%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.78%) Salt
9 2 (0.89%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.89%) vMotion
10 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.44%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.44%) OpenView
10 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 150 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 135 (60.00%) VMware
3 64 (28.44%) Cisco
4 44 (19.56%) HP
5 35 (15.56%) Dell
6 33 (14.67%) Citrix
7 24 (10.67%) EMC
8 22 (9.78%) Symantec
9 18 (8.00%) Veeam
10 15 (6.67%) Juniper
10 15 (6.67%) ProCurve
10 15 (6.67%) Veritas
11 14 (6.22%) Draytek
11 14 (6.22%) IBM
11 14 (6.22%) Oracle
11 14 (6.22%) SonicWALL
11 14 (6.22%) WatchGuard
11 14 (6.22%) ZyXEL
12 12 (5.33%) NetApp
12 12 (5.33%) Software AG
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 20 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Talent Spa
Salary: £19k - 29k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + pension etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Network Compucare
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago